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Wow, This Vase Just Sold for Nearly 50 Times Its High Estimate After a 40-Minute Bidding War at Sotheby’s

A small, unassuming vase estimated to sell for between $7,000 and $9,000 at a Sotheby’s auction in New York yesterday sold for a startling $431,250 after a fierce 40-minute bidding war. (Final prices include buyer’s premiums; estimates do not). The object, a glazed ceramic vessel produced around 1900 by … Read entire story.

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