Once this vase was bought for 200 pounds and did not attach any importance to the imperial stamp on its bottom

Once this vase was bought for 200 pounds and did not attach any importance to the imperial stamp on its bottom

4 October 2018, 23:37
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The 80-year-old widow from Manchester (United Kingdom) decided to move to a nursing home after her husband died. The old woman began to sell unnecessary things: clothes, furniture and furnishings to save money to pay for housing and medical staff.
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But suddenly it turned out that she was rich - for 40 years on the porch of her house there is a rare Chinese relic - the emperor Jiacin vase. It turns out that she and her husband had put canes and umbrellas there for half their lives.
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Once a woman bought this vase for 200 pounds. Neither the seller nor she herself attached importance to the imperial stamp on the bottom of the vase. And it would be worth it.

True, surfaced only now, when art appraisers took over the work. The old woman hired them to help her deal with the sale of things before moving to a nursing home.
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The experts were shocked, and the owner of the vase herself almost got a heart attack - her cane stand turned out to be the rarest thing of the beginning of the 19th century, commissioned by the Chinese emperor Jiacin.
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