Information on the operation of the export controls on objects of cultural interest, produced by Arts Council England on behalf of DCMS.
The 10th annual report on the Export of Objects of Cultural Interest by the Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest.
Between 1 May 2013 and 30 April 2014, 29 items were considered by the Reviewing Committee. 22 cases were deferred by the Secretary of State following the recommendation of the Committee.
Eight items were bought by public institutions including Jane Austen’s gold and gem-set ring and a self portrait by Sir Anthony Van Dyck.