The Lost Imperial Chinese Vase Found in a French Attic

Discovered by chance in the attic of a French family home, this magnificent vase was brought into Sotheby’s Paris by its unsuspecting owners in a shoe box. Further research revealed it to be a unique treasure bearing the mark of the Qianlong Emperor. A Magnificent Imperial ‘Yangcai Crane and Deer Ruyi Vase’ will be offered at auction ahead of our upcoming sale Arte d’Asie (12 June, Paris).

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