Wine vessel sets record for online sale at Christie's

on 20/09/10 at 11:38 pm

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The rectangular vessel, which dates from the 12th-11th century BC, is believed to have been a prized ritual item and is adorned with mythological dragons. -- PHOTO: AFP

An ancient Chinese wine vessel was sold to an online bidder for $3.3 million at Christie’s, smashing the auction house’s previous top online sale price.

The rectangular vessel, which dates from the 12th-11th century BC, is believed to have been a prized ritual item and is adorned with mythological dragons.

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