Art Stolen from Chihuly Collection in St. Petersburg
The value of the glass piece is between $20,000 to $25,000.
ST. PETERSBURG – A unique piece of glass art is missing from the Chihuly Collection, 400 Beach Drive NE. The piece is “Cobalt and Lavender Piccolo Venetian with Gilded Handles.” It is about 8 inches by 6 inches by 6 inches and is valued at approximately $20,000-$25,000. St. Petersburg police said gallery employees noticed the piece missing Monday (Feb. 8) morning. They believe it
was stolen Sunday when the gallery was open to the public. Detectives are reviewing hours of video to determine if the theft was recorded. If anyone has information, text SPPD + your tip to TIP411, or call the police non-emergency line at (727) 893-7780. For more about the Chihuly Collection, go to moreanartscenter.org.
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