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    Diamond Prices Set World Records at Sotheby’s Jewels Sale

    Global auctioneers Sotheby’s sold $411 million worth of Asian and Chinese art, jewelry, wine and watches in its six day Asian sales in Hong Kong. Chinese bidders pushed prices of diamonds and Ming porcelain to records at a Hong Kong auction, as wealthy Asians poured money into an investment class that’s centuries old amid volatile global […] More

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    600-Year Old Chinese Vase Make Retired Factory Worker Millionaire

    600-Year Old Chinese Vase A blue and white Chinese Ming Dynasty Vase that arrived at a Duke, Dorchester-based auction house is expected to sell for more than £1 million or roughly $1.6 million. A rare Chinese vase that was taken to an auction house by a 79-year-old pensioner in a cardboard box has stunned experts […] More