Ming cup auctioned for record-breaking USD36M (8)

Macau Daily Times 2014.04.09 04:46
Kelvin Chan, Business Writer, Hong Kong A Shanghai collector bought a rare Ming Dynasty cup that's touted as the "holy grail" of China's art world for USD36 million at a Hong Kong auction yesterday, smashing the previous world record price for Chinese porcelain. Sotheby's said Liu Yiqian was the winning bidder for the small white cup, which measures just 8 centimeters (3.1 Inches) in diameter and is more than 500 years old.
CUP, GRAIL, HEN, CHICKEN, PORCELAIN, VASE, Chow, Yu, China, HK, USA