The world’s most expensive antiques – two in China
What is the most valuable antique in the world?
The most expensive Chinese antique
Antiques, is the traditional culture and art directly in the form of carriers for the most direct expression, above precipitated a lot of historical and cultural information. The study of history has a great effect. Of course, antiques themselves in addition to their research value, in today’s society there is an important value, that is – money. Chinese antique
Every year, antique auction markets around the world prosper, and even this outbreak can’t stop the pace of antique auctions…. Net-a-net, video, online, pull group…. Various ways are emerging.
What kind of antiques are worth money?
First Qing Vase
The vase is the world’s most expensive antique, it was produced in 1740, Qianlong 5 years. For various reasons, he was found by a British man while sorting out his old house, and he had no idea that the vase would be so valuable. The vase was later sold at auction by a Chinese buyer for 51.6 million pounds, or 553 million yuan, giving it a firm grip on the world’s most expensive antiques. (Not yet surpassed)
What antiques are selling in 2021?
Second Da Vinci Manuscript
Leonardo da Vinci’s manuscript, which was bought in 1994 by bill Gates, then the world’s richest man, for $30 million, is an unusually valuable historical reference and an important reference for today’s society. Leonardo da Vinci’s manuscript later made its debut at the British Library and is now worth 213 million yuan.
What is the most expensive antique furniture ever sold?
Third place Badminton cabinet
Badminton translates as badminton, but this cabinet has nothing to do with badminton. In the 18th century, Henry Somerset, the Duke of England, spent six years asking top craftsmen to hand-craft it. Not only is the cabinet beautifully crafted, but it is also inlaid with top gemstones from all over the world. It’s not hard to see how valuable the cabinet’s gorgeous exterior is, and it ended up fetching $36,662,106.
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Fifth place Diamond Crown
The crown originated from a necklace by the King of India and ended up in the hands of the English merchant, the Earl of Dunes of Germany, who made the precious diamond on the necklace into a crown for his wife Catherine. It is made up of 11 Colombian emerald diamonds with a total gem weight of more than 500 carats. It also makes it the most expensive crown available for auction so far, worth $85.3 million.
6th Goddard and Townsend Secretary Desk
You’ve heard it right, he’s a table used by an ordinary secretary, 250 years old. What’s precious about it is that it’s made by the famous French designer Nicolas, with a good selection of mahogany, and infused with the designer’s almost all the design talent that brings art to life in this cabinet. The 250-year-old mahogany bookcase is now worth 78.7 million yuan.
7th In the Saint-Germain Soup Bowl
It looks silver wrapped, exquisite but not lost noble temperament. He was hand-crafted by several French masters to give the gift of Louis XV, who was born of luxury. The soup bowl is carefully crafted and currently in the German collection, worth about 67 million yuan.
Eighth Napoleon’s army knife
Napoleon, the great statesman, militarist, mathematician who built the First Empire of France. His influence is still far-reaching in France. His military knife is naturally luxurious, the handle part is made entirely of pure gold, by generations of the Bonaparte family heritage, still in France, worth 44 million yuan.
So do you know anything more expensive?