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.
Picasso stolen in France there are more than 10 years, returned to the United States