A vase of the Qing dynasty was, for decades, hiding in a French attic, but, according to experts of auction house Sotheby’s, the piece of 500,000 euro worth.
“We found the vase is not so beautiful, and my grandparents also not’, said the owner of the vase. But according to auction house Sotheby’s, it is a very rare work of art. The auction will be on June 12th starting at 500.00 euros.
‘Such difficult and clear design are very rare’, according to Sotheby’s. ‘This vase is the only known copy with so many details in the world, ” says Olivier Valmier, an expert in Asian art at Sotheby’s. The vase was made in the Jingdezhen workshops for the emperor Qianlong, who lived from 1735-1769. This kind of vases is extremely rare.