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FOUND - Vase Used as Door Stop may fetch $1.4 Million

June 22, 2016

FOUND - Dusty Cup Discovered on Shelf Fetches $4.6 Million

The stem cup, which dates to 1425-1435 and bears the mark of Emperor Xuande, was sold by Lyon & Turnbull... Auction Link

June 1, 2016

SOLD - $1.1 Million for Rare Antique Dish

March 24, 2016

COMING - $28 Million Expected for Farmers Ceramic Collection

February 17, 2016

COMING - $3.2 Million Expected for Moonflask

January 15, 2016

SOLD - $233,000 for Antique Bird Jar

Source: Phillips - December 23, 2015

Sotheby's
SOLD - $2.6 Million for Rare Chinese Moonflask

GENOVA, ITALY - A very rare blue and white octagonal shaped moon flask from the Qing Dynasty in China (Yongzheng Period) has sold for $2.6 million (after premium). The flask was sold by Cambi.

Source: Live Auctioneers - May 26, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $1 Million for Rare Tiffany Floor Lamp

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - An antique Tiffany 'Oriental Poppy' floor lamp (77 7/8 in. high, with a 26 in. diameter shade) has sold for $1 million. The lamp was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - May 19, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $490,000 for Antique Tiffany Lantern

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A circa 1905 Tiffany 'Iris' lantern (22 3/4 in. height, with 13 3/8 diameter, and 74 1/2 in. drop) has sold for $490,000. The lantern was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - May 19, 2015

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eBay
SOLD - $28,988 for Found Bottle on eBay

ONLINE - A rare (1863) Kelly's 'Old Cabin' Bitters Bottle, discovered while cleaning out a home, has sold for $28,988. The bottle was online in an eBay auction.

Source: eBay - May 4, 2015

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Business Insider
SOLD - $15 Million for Ancient Chinese Vase

HONG KONG - An ancient "Guan" vase from the Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279) has fetched $15 million at auction. The rare vase was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Business Insider - April 7, 2015

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Heckler Auctions
SOLD - $57,330 for Antique Flask (Bottle)

WOODSTOCK, CONNECTICUT, USA - An early Pittsburgh district double eagle historical flask (made between 1820 and 1840) has sold for $57,330 at auction. The flask was sold by Heckler Auctions.

Source: News Antique - April 6, 2015

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Golden State Auctions
SOLD - $2.5 Million for Antique Chinese Vase

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA - A thirteen inch tall Chinese Qianlong period vase (Qing Dynasty) has sold for $2.5 million at auction. The vase was sold by Golden State Auctions.

Source: Golden State Auctions - March 23, 2015

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Crocker Farm Auctioneers
SOLD - $86,250 for Rare Two-Faced Antique Jug

SPARKS, MARYLAND, USA - A circa 1855-1865 stoneware jug with 2-faces, incised "R.G. Simkin," attributed to Henry Harrison or Richard Clinton Remmey, has sold for $86,250. Sold by Crocker Farms.

Source: Crocker Farm Auctioneers - March 16, 2015

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Sotheby's
SOLD - $5.1 Million for Ming Dynasty 'Grape' Dish

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A circa 1420 Ming dynasty dish (17-inch diameter, from the Yongle period) decorated with grapes, has sold for $5.1 million. The dish was sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Sotheby's - March 18, 2015

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Christie's
SOLD - $2.5 Million for Rare Chinese Dragon Jar

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A large twenty inch tall 15th - 16th century Cloisonné Chinese dragon jar, with lid, has sold for $2.5 million at auction. The jar was sold by Christie's.

Source: Christie's - March 16, 2015

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Toovey's
$807,000 for Rare Vase Found During Free Appraisal

WEST SUSSEX, UK - A rare Qianlong Chinese vase discovered by a free online appraisal, has sold for $807,000 (£520,000). The vase was sold by Toovey's.

Source: What Sells Best - January 5, 2015

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Sotheby's
$1.2 Million for Rare Antique Table Lamp

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare Tiffany Wisteria table lamp designed in 1901 (by Tiffany Studios artist Clara Driscol), has sold for $1.2 million. The lamp were sold by Sotheby's.

Source: The Salt Lake Tribune - December 17, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$1.2 Million for Chinese Imperial Bottle Vases

LONDON, UK - A pair of rare Chinese vases from the court of the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799) have sold for $1.2 million. The vases were sold by Sotheby's.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - November 6, 2014

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Antiques and the Arts
$97,750 for Rare Civil War Jug

SPARKS, MARYLAND, USA - A rare Cowden and Wilcox Stoneware Jug dated from Civil War era has sold for $97,750. The jug was sold by Crocker Farm Auctioneers.

Source: Antiques and the Arts - October 28, 2014

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Art Daily
$24.7 Million for Rare Qing Dynasty Vase

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS, USA - A rare Fencai Imperial Qing Dynasty vase has sold for $24.7 million. The vase was sold by Skinner Auctioneers.

Source: Art Daily - September 19, 2014

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Art Daily
$1.2 Million for Pair of Rare Chinese Vases

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA - A rare pair of Chinese Famille Rose porcelain vases have sold for $1.2 million. The vases were sold by Doyle New York.

Source: Art Daily - September 17, 2014

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Art Daily
$142,000 for Chinese Porcelain Box

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - A rare Chinese (Wucai) porcelain box with its original cover, has sold for $142,296 (AU$152,500) including buyer’s premium. The box was sold by Bonhams.

Source: Art Daily - September 3, 2014

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The Daily Mail
$181,000 for Old Bowl Used as Cat Bed

ESSEX, UK - An old bowl once used by sleeping cat, turns out to be an Imperial Chinese antique that sold for $181,000 (£108,000). The bowl was sold by Reeman Dansie Auctions.

Source: The Daily Mail - August 7, 2014

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BBC
$402,500 for Rare 1860's Civil War Churn

SPARKS, MARYLAND, USA - An 1860's five-gallon Stoneware Churn decorated with Civil War Soldiers has fetched $402,500. The churn was sold by Crocker Farm Auctions.

Source: Maine Antique Digest - July 21, 2014

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BBC
Found Plate and Teapot Fetch $64,000

DEVON, UK - A rare Sevres plate and teapot discovered in a home, have fetched $64,000 (£38,000) collectively. The items were sold as part of the European Ceramics sale at Bonhams in London.

Source: BBC - June 18, 2014

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Live Auctioneers
$260,000 for Antique Art-Glass Vase

WICHITA, KANSAS, USA - A carved English cameo art glass vase (circa 1887) by Thomas Webb, has sold for $260,000. The vase was sold by Woody Auction.

Source: Art Fix Daily - June 9, 2014

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Live Auctioneers
$475,000 for Rare Rhead Vase - Circa 1910

ALTADENA, CALIFORNIA, USA - A rare Rhead vase (circa 1910) for the American Women's League has sold for $475,000. The auction was facilitated by John Moran Auctioneers.

Source: Live Auctioneers - April 30, 2014

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UPI
$36 Million for Rare Chinese 'Chicken Cup' (Record)

HONG KONG - A rare Meiyintang 'Chicken Cup' from the era of the Ming Dynasty era has sold for $36 million. The sale set a new world record for most expensive piece of Chinese porcelain sold at auction

Source: UPI - April 8, 2014

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Art Fix Daily
$57,330 for 1800s Sunburst Snuff Jar

WOODSTOCK, CONNECTICUT, USA - A rare Sunburst Snuff Jar made by the Keene Marlboro Street Glassworks sometime between 1815 - 1830 has sold for $57,330.

Source: Art Fix Daily - April 3, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$74,000 for Rare Pair of Meissen Squirrels

SUSSEX, UK - A rare pair of Meissen Squirrels (circa 1750) have sold for $74,000 (£45,000) at auction. Bids soared, despite both having some signs of restoration and small chips.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - March 28, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$4.1 Million for Yuan Dynasty Dish

NEW YORK, USA - A rare Yuan dynasty (14th century) rare blue and white barbed rim dish has sold for $4.1 million. The sale was handled by Sotheby's auction house.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - March 27, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$56,000 for Rare Worcester Mug

SALISBURY, UK - A rare Worcester Mug (1754-55) has sold for $56,000. The mug was originally purchased in 1971 for $400 (£240). The auctions high pre-sale estimate was $25,000 (£15,000).

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - March 11, 2014

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Antiques and the Arts
$90,000 for 1840 Stoneware Jar

CAMDEN, SOUTH CAROLINA, USA - A rare Stoneware Jar marked “Phoenix Factory” below one of its handles, has sold for $90,000. The jar (circa 1840) was listed as “possibly Thomas Chandler."

Source: Antiques and the Arts - March 4, 2013

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eBay
Rare Bottle Fetches $14,356 on eBay

A rare 1830's bottle flask has sold for $14,356 on eBay. The sapphire color bottle (Masonic/Eagle Pint) was discovered during a familes estate clean out.

Source: eBay - February 10, 2014

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
$173,000 for Rare Set of Chinese Nodders

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A rare set of four (two-shown) Chinese Porcelain Nodders from the Qianlong era (1735-1796) have sold for $173,000. The auction estimate was $40,000.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - January 28, 2014

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Antiques Trade Gazette
$4.2 Million for Rare Chinese Vase

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A rare Chinese vase with markings dating to the Yongzheng period (1723-35) has sold for $4.2 million (£2.65 million). The auctions high estimate was $480,000.

Source: Antiques Trade Gazette - November 12, 2013

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Paul Fraser Collectibles
Imperial Chinese Moonflask Brings $2.3 Million

LONDON, UK - An Imperial Chinese Dragon Moonflask brought $2.3 million. The flask is one of only five moonflasks of its type made for the Qianlong emperor (1711-1799).

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - November 7, 2013

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Sotheby's
Five-Inch Bowl Fetches $18.2 Million

HONG KONG - A five-inch Chinese Musk Mallow 'Palace' Bowl from the Chenghua period (1465-1487) has sold for $18.2 million (141,240,000 HKD) including buyer's premium.

Source: Sotheby's - October 8, 2013

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Paul Fraser Collectible
$4.2 Million for Rare Pair of Chinese Ceramic Horses

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A pair of thosand-year-old Chinese ceramic horses from the Tang dynasty have sold for $4.2 million. The sancai-glazed horses were prized due to their rarity and age.

Source: Paul Fraser Collectibles - September 19, 2013

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Art Daily
Rare 5-Inch Chinese Bowl Fetches $905,000

NEW YORK, NY, USA - A rare Chinese bowl with a Yongzheng Mark has sold for $905,000. The sale exceeded the bowl's high estimate of $600,000, by more than fifty-percent.

Source: Art Daily - September 19, 2013

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