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10 Masterpieces of Art Lost in the Second World War

5. Andreas Schlüter: The Amber Room, 18th Century

Hand-coloured photograph of the original Amber Room, 1931

Hand-coloured photograph of the original Amber Room, 1931

Chamber made out of amber, gold mirrors and gems was made in Prussia for the Catherine Palace but disappeared during the war with no trace until today. Since 2003 it is possible to see the recreation of it.