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Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi

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Jumat, 12 Mar 2021 17:59 WIB

Israel - Museum utama seni Islam Israel telah membatalkan rencana pelelangan sejumlah barang langka dan berharga setelah protes publik atas percobaan penjualan.

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Rencana pelelangan sebelumnya diperkirakan akan menghasilkan jutaan dolar dari kolektor pribadi.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Setelah persetujuan pembatalan, rumah lelang Sotheby setuju untuk mengembalikan 268 barang dari London ke L.A. Mayer Museum for Islamic Art di Yerusalem.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Pakar seni mengkritik percobaan penjualan kepada kolektor pribadi telah melanggar misi pendirian museum untuk mendidik warga Israel tentang dunia Islam melalui seni.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Berita harian Israel, Haaretz, mengatakan bahwa Sotheby akan menerima biaya pembatalan sebesar 2 juta pound.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Sotheby maupun museum tidak akan memberikan rincian tentang biaya atau pendanaan tahunan untuk museum tersebut.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Museum Seni Islam dan Yayasan Hermann de Stern, yang memprakarsai pelelangan Sotheby, menyambut baik kesepakatan tersebut.  

Banners for two current exhibitions are displayed outside of the Museum for Islamic Art in Jerusalem, Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Israel's premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry over the attempted sale, which had been expected to fetch millions of dollars from wealthy private collectors. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)

Rencana awalnya, barang-barang dari koleksi museum, termasuk beberapa benda pusat dan jam tangan antik berharga, dijadwalkan untuk dilelang di Sotheby pada bulan Oktober mendatang.  

Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi
Museum Seni Islam di Israel Akhirnya Batal Lelang Barang Koleksi