Retired factory worker learns his ‘blue and white vase’ is a million dollar Ming


A 79-year-old British retired Cadbury chocolate factory worker has just learned his ‘pretty blue and white vase’ that’s sat for years in his modest home is actually a near-perfect Ming vase, which could bring more than $1 million at auction in May 2011.

The owner had the vase tucked inside a cardboard box when he brought it to Duke’s of Dorchester for an appraisal. (Photo courtesy Duke’s Auctioneers)

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-posted by Eric