Stolen Items

  • Sculptures ‘Stolen To Order’ From London Art Gallery

    On the evening of October 25, Fold Gallery London, a commercial gallery in Clerkenwell, was the victim of what appears to be a “steal to order” theft of four sculptures by artist Tim Ellis. Initially, the gallery thought the ...

  • Antique Sterling Silver Stolen From Hyde Park Shop

    The Hyde Park Police Department is investigating  the October 15 theft of several antique silver items from the Rhinebeck Antique Emporium. The suspects were viewed on video surveillance breaking into a showcase. A $1,000 reward is being offered for...

  • Ship Painting By H. Chase Stolen In Duluth, Minn.

    An oil painting of a ship was reported stolen from a private residence in July 2013. The artist is H. Chase and the painting was done in 1881–82. Valued at $50,000, the painting, which depicts a five-masted ship on roiling water, measures 30 by 40 in...

  • $100,000 Reward Offered For Famous Rare Stamps Stolen In 1955

    A reward of up to $100,000 is being offered to locate two of the world’s most famous rare postage stamps that are still missing after they were stolen from the exhibit of a wealthy New York City woman in Virginia nearly 60 years ago. They were part of...

  • Sailors Valentines Stolen During Artist’s Exhibition

    During an exhibition of contemporary sailors valentines created by the artist Barbara Chadwick for viewing at Marguerite’s Restaurant, 11 of the valentines were reported stolen August 14–15. Valued at more than $15,000, the valentines were the only items...

  • Designer Exterior Light Fixtures Stolen From Construction Site

    Seven exterior light fixtures were recently stolen from a construction site in the Washington area.  The lights were designed by Poul Henningsen and manufactured by Louis Poulsen. The lights are described as brass with a brass dome cover. Each mea...

  • Woodbridge, Conn., Resident Wants To Recover Stolen Items

    The Woodbridge Police Department is investigating a reported theft of a number of items from a home here. Among them is a set of vintage wrought iron garden furniture painted greenish-white comprising a glass-topped dining table and two round glass-top...

  • Stolen Drawing Of Robed Saint Reported In Southbury, Conn.

    An ink and watercolor drawing, which was a design for a stained glass panel depicting a robed male figure of a saint of the Anglican church, was reportedly stolen here between March 27 and 29. The drawing is in a contemporary w...

  • Two Rare Bronzes Stolen In Wisconsin

    Hugh Passow Antique Emporium, 306 Main Street, has reported that two statues were taken from the shop around April 10. Both are scarce and seldom-seen bronzes. The first is named “Farnese Bull,” and is 17½ in...

  • Primitive Painting Reported Stolen

    This antique painting was reported stolen from the back of a car while it was parked in either the town of Glen Cove or Locust Valley, last summer and is still missing. The primitive painting, signed Virginia Freeman, 1870s, depicts African American ch...