Controversial Auctioning of Artifacts Ends

The Toledo Museum of Art has generated more than $950,000 to acquire new pieces for its collection, after the controversial sales of 66 artifacts that have not been displayed in the Toledo institution for decades.

The live auction Tuesday of 23 antiquities, and the online sale Wednesday of another 43 pieces, have netted a total hammer price of $967,700, according to figures released by Christie’s Auction House.

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