Chinese vase bought for £10 at Hampshire car boot sale fetches £61,000.
A rare Chinese vase, bought for £10 at a Hampshire car boot sale, has been sold for more than £60,000.
The enamel "two quails" vase, is thought to have been made Beijing's Imperial Palace at least 220 years ago.
Auctioneers Woolley & Wallis said the owner only realised its true value after he put it on eBay.
It had been estimated at being worth £20-30,000, but sold at auction in Salisbury for £61,000, including the buyer's premium.
The seller, who did not wish to be identified, picked up the vase at a car boot sale near Lymington.
When eBay bidding reached £10,000 he withdrew... read more
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