21 March 2011

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Chinese Vase £51m Sale Faces Collapse

The Most Expensive Chinese Work Of Art Still Unclaimed After Four Months We reported on 7 March, the record-breaking £51m sale of an 18th century Qianlong-dynasty Chinese vase from a suburban London auction house had collapsed. Well the plot thickens. Intrigue and sabotage has been blamed for the sale falling through, but Bainbridge’s Auctioneers of […]