Daughter of art dealer accused of smuggling pledges to return entire Cambodian collection

The daughter of a prominent art and antiquities dealer accused of trafficking cultural artifacts has promised to repatriate more than 100 pieces from her father’s private collection to Cambodia following his death.

Douglas Latchford, a dual UK and Thai citizen, specialised in South-East Asian antiquities, in particular ancient Cambodian art from the Angkorian empire, and supplied major auction houses, art dealers and museums around the world from the 1970s.

At the time, Cambodia was wracked by civil war.

In full: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-16/daughter-of-art-dealer-returning-cambodian-artifacts-latchford/13158018

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