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Priceless Tiffany Collection Flees One Earthquake Zone, Lands In Another

By Gerard @presurfer
Priceless Tiffany Collection Flees One Earthquake Zone, Lands In Anotherimage credit
How would a priceless collection of Tiffany glass survive a catastrophic earthquake? Takeo Horiuchi didn't want to find out. As one of the world's most passionate collectors of Louis Comfort Tiffany glass, Horiuchi learned last year that the new museum he was planning to build for his collection of fragile masterpieces was located in a highly active earthquake zone.
Fearful that almost 20 years of effort might be turned into pricey piles of glass shards with a few ill-timed shakes of the earth, Horiuchi decided that protecting the objects he'd come to know and love was more important than owning them.
(thanks Ben)

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