The Defining Moment | Nicolas Chow on a Song Dynasty Guan Vase

Nicolas Chow, International Head of Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, shares the remarkable story about his long relationship with legendary collector and dealer, Mr Sakamoto Goro, and the many tests he had to pass before being entrusted with the sale of an extraordinary Guan Vase.

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