Rare £700,000 Chinese Pot Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be

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Rare £700,000 Chinese Pot Not All It's Cracked Up To Be
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Rare £700,000 Chinese Pot Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be after Valuers Find it is Full of Cracks, and Worth Only £30,000

During a house visit in Leicestershire, Charles Hanson, an antiques expert discovered a rare Chinese pot, dating back to 1735,  during the rule of Emperor Qianlong, according to Mr. Hanson, the rare Chinese pot was an “extremely sought after” item, with a value at auction of around £700,000, but, on closer examination, he found the rare Chinese pot to have been broken and glued back together in a number of places.
Items like this are often found by accident.

Mr. Hanson, of Hansons Auctioneers, said, “It’s a real crackpot and an amazing lockdown find. If it was not cracked then it would fetch between £600,000 and £700,000. It’s bursting with Eastern promise. It was languishing under a table in a living room. I spotted it during a routine house visit I undertook in Leicestershire to assess a range of antiques. Sadly we expect it’s going to make £30,000. Though the vase has been broken and glued back together, it is still exceptional”.
The pot will be put up for auction at Hansons Auctioneers, Derbys, next month.

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Chris was born in a small village in Wales, where he ran his own successful construction company for many years, before deciding in 1990, to swap the grey skies and rain for the sunshine and lifestyle of the Costa del Sol. Late last year he made the move to Southern Portugal, and is now residing on the Algarve. Having sang and played in a rock band back in Wales, he still likes to go out and entertain in his spare time, singing in restaurants and golf clubs. Interests are of course music, especially from the 60s and 70s, movies, nice restaurants, and has a passion for graphic design and online marketing.

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