Thursday, March 21, 2013

Garage Sale Bowl Sold at Auction: Profit of $2,199,997

In "why can't this sort of thing happen to me" news, a bowl bought for three dollars at a garage sale sold at auction for 2.2 million dollars.  Turns out the Chinese bowl is one thousand years old, a product of the Northern Song Dynasty and the only other one like it is housed at the British Museum.

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