Reward offered for late mom’s missing paintings

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One of the missing Chinese silk paintings.                    Photos:supplied
One of the missing Chinese silk paintings. Photos:supplied

GRIEVING siblings, who recently lost their elderly mother, were dealt a double blow, when they realised, shortly after her passing, that her two large Chinese silk paintings, dating back to the 1800s, had allegedly been stolen.

The family is now offering the full value of the two paintings, one with a gold and the other a black frame, as a reward for the return of the paintings and promises to treat the matter confidentially.

Jane du Toit, from Nelson Mandela Bay, said that after her 88-year-old mother, Agnes Bean, died in February this year and when her other children came home for the funeral, they realised that several other items, including Bean’s jewellery, scarves, kitchenware and wall pictures, were missing, as they packed up her items.

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