Maybe it was the $30 value attached to the Chrstmas present but US Customs stopped a traveler who claimed to be bringing a cheap gift into the country. When they opened the package, they found Picasso’s cubist work, The Dresser, from 1911 that has been missing for a decade. LeMonde has the story:
The disappearance had been reported in connection with a loan application. It is estimated at several million dollars, said Thursday, February 26 the prosecutor in Brooklyn, Loretta Lynch.