The German Lost Art Foundation tries to return art looted during World War II, but a family is challenging its ruling about works by Egon Schiele.
The government of Chile said it would ask for the return of the statue, which was taken by British sailors in 1868, on behalf of the island’s indigenous people.
The items, which include clay cones with cuneiform inscriptions, were seized by the British police in 2003 from a now-defunct London art dealer.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office had seized the artifact last fall when it was offered for sale at a Manhattan art fair.
It was returned by a New York man who found the work, valued at $1 million, in his parents’ garage.
The court said “Statue of a Victorious Youth,” currently one of the Getty Museum’s most prized possessions, belongs to Italy.
The buyer of a Sisley painting, now recognized as having been stolen by the Nazis from a Jewish collector, says he wants his money back, plus interest.
Objects taken in the 19th century were returned at a news conference on Wednesday.
The heirs of Fritz Grunbaum, an Austrian entertainer and art collector, had sued for the return of the works, citing a new law that eases restrictions on claims.