The collection remains on display in Berlin’s Museum of Decorative Arts. It is estimated to be worth at least $250 million consists of forty-two ecclesiastical, medieval artworks. The items all date between the eleventh and fifteenth centuries. The gold and silver altars, reliquaries, and crosses are covered in gems and pearls.
The sparkling collection has passed through the hands of esteemed European royalty. The collection’s name comes from the princely House of Guelph.
Though both parties involved in the suit dispute this, some say the collection was eventually gifted by Hermann Göring, one of the most powerful members of the Nazi Party and the founder of the Gestapo, to Aldof Hitler.