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Chinese rhino cups set "Antiques Roadshow" record

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Chinese rhino cups set "Antiques Roadshow" record

Post by SonjaMarie » Tue July 26th, 2011, 5:43 pm

http://news.yahoo.com/chinese-rhino-cup ... 00611.html
A collection of Chinese cups carved from rhinoceros horns has become the most valuable find in the 16-year history of the television program "Antiques Roadshow" in the United States.

The five cups, believed to date from the late 17th or early 18th century were valued at $1-$1.5 million on Saturday after being brought to the TV show at a stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed July 27th, 2011, 8:46 pm

Very cool. Cups aren't too pretty though. Of course at that price they can be as ugly as they like.

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