The 63rd 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 2016 and 30 April 2017, 22 cases were considered by the Reviewing Committee. 15 were deferred by the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the recommendation of the Committee.
The export deferred items included the painting by Bernardo Bellotto The Fortress of Königstein from the North; an English tapestry made in the Indian Manner by 17th-century London weaver Michael Mazarind; a Wedgwood First Day’s Vase; and vase designed for Cardiff Castle by the noted architect and designer William Burges.
Four items were bought by public institutions.
Information is also available on the Arts Council England website -