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How much am I worth?
Song Dynasty (960 – 1279) bowl – just 13cm (5″) across, in a “duck egg” blue-green glaze
$38m (£28m), October 2017
(an auction porcelain record in Hong Kong)
Ru-ware ( 汝窯) porcelain is the most celebrated of all wares in the history of Chinese ceramics, produced for the Imperial court for a short 20 year or so period around 1100. Fewer than 100 complete pieces survive, with only some 4 pieces in private ownership. Tiny and delicate, the pieces were mostly used as drinking vessels or incense burning or as small containers.
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