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The Chinese Museum at the Château de Fontainebleau. Image copyright, FMR/Château de Fontainebleau Museums

Siamese crown stolen from Château de Fontainebleau

Smash and grab raid of around 15 historic Asian artefacts happened on Sunday morning (The Chinese Museum at the Château de Fontainebleau. Image copyright, FMR/Château de Fontainebleau) Published online: 02 March 2015
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