A British antiques collector has made a startling discovery about an item on his bookshelf
In the United Kingdom, a collector Antiques did A surprising discovery🇧🇷 Because one plate, sitting on a shelf collecting dust, was actually a ‘valuable’ item valued at 210,000 pounds (about R$ 1 million).
May include ‘forgotten’ and old itemconstructions Made in the 14th century. News of the piece came when it was taken up for auction. According to experts, it may date back to the Ming Dynasty of Imperial China, as reported by The Sun via UOL.
Experts who evaluated the food said that this category constructions It was very important in the Yuan Dynasty. Later, it became a ‘diplomatic gift’ in the early Ming dynasty, thus suggesting that the piece could have existed. Older than imagined.
But how could such a valuable piece be forgotten? Well, the dish was inherited, and it was left on a shelf for decades. Although he doubts whether it is a Chinese creation, he is Don’t know about value.
Before the sale, the item was valued at 3,000 pounds (approximately R$ 19,000). However, the process behind the creation of a piece called tioki was complex and time-consuming, resulting in an increase in initial value.
“They inherited it 20 or 30 years ago and it sat on a shelf, gathering dust,” said Adrian Rathbone, current associate director of Kingshams auctioneers.