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SPK welcomes recommendation of the Advisory Commission on the Welfenschatz restitution request


The Advisory Commission chaired by Prof. Jutta Limbach that handles issues concerning the return of cultural artifacts confiscated as a result of Nazi persecution today recommended not to offer restitution for what is known as the Welfenschatz (Guelph Treasure) of the Kunstgewerbemuseum (Museum of Decorative Arts) of the Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz (Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation). The Welfenschatz collection is a unique cultural artifact of the highest international standing.