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Chinese vase valued at €800 sells for €1.2m at Irish auction – The Irish Times

Celadon jade vase from Qing dynasty sets Irish record for item sold at public art auction

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A 300-year-old vase which made its way from the Chinese mainland to the Irish midlands in circumstances shrouded in mystery is on its way back east after selling for a record-breaking price of 1.2 million at an auction in Co Laois.
The price paid for the 54cm celadon jade vase which dates back to Yongzheng, the fifth emperor of the Qing dynasty, who ruled China from 1722 to 1735 was 1,000 times more than its list price and a record at a public Irish art auction.
Although it went on the market priced…

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