A rare Chinese vase that once sold for just $56 has been auctioned off at a slightly larger price tag – more than $9 million bucks. The rare “double-walled” vase dates back to the year 1743 and is one of just a handful like it. Sotheby’s called it “a lost masterpiece.”
A long-forgotten Chinese vase, once sold at auction for just $56, went under the hammer for over $9 million on Saturday after being discovered in an elderly woman's country home. https://t.co/G51tV5vWjb
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The vase was found in the country home of an elderly European woman whose house was filled with cats and dogs. One expert called it a “miracle” that the vase survived 50 years around all those pets.