The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP
The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP

British police recover stolen Chinese Ming-dynasty vase worth US$3.3 million

  • Two men arrested in connection with the theft of the 15th-century Chinese vase that was stolen in Switzerland last year
  • There is a lucrative illegal market for stolen Chinese antiquities, and there have been several high-profile thefts in recent years

Topic |   Crime
The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP
The stolen 15th-century Chinese Ming dynasty vase was recovered by Britain’s Metropolitan Police during a Specialist Crime operation. Photo: Metropolitan Police via AP
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