Rare Chinese Bowl Picked Up for $3, Sells for $2.2 Million at Auction

Mar 20, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: nbcchicago.com

This undated photo provided by Sotheby's Auction House in New York shows a 1,000-year-old Chinese bowl from the Northern Song Dynasty.

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it looks pretty good for being that old.
why cant i be that lucky, all i ever find is junk, which i will eventually toss out anyway. lol
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Who spends $2.2 million on a bowl?
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Some people are just lucky. They ought to play the lottery.
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I knew I should'a asked for 5 bucks..
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B-long wrote:
I knew I should'a asked for 5 bucks..
Hey,yo,,I used it as a soap shaving cup before I gave to youuuuuu.
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PFfff wrote:
it looks pretty good for being that old.
why cant i be that lucky, all i ever find is junk, which i will eventually toss out anyway. lol
That's the whole thing - you could have nightmares for the rest of your life that that flea market thing you did toss out was in fact worth millions.

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Jughead wrote:
Who spends $2.2 million on a bowl?
I have...plenty of times.

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At least give back my sweet and sour pork!

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Mar 21, 2013
 
I saw that on the news! Wow that's all I need $3 million !
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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
At least give back my sweet and sour pork!
If you would consider the risk of trichinosis and the intelligence of pigs you would wok that remark back.

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Tea Bag Residue Cleanup wrote:
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If you would consider the risk of trichinosis and the intelligence of pigs you would wok that remark back.
Don't be such a boar.
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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Don't be such a boar.
With a virtual mouth like that you will undoubtedly reap what you sow.
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Reduced to talking to yourself now Larry????? That won't look good on a resume.....

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Tea Bag Residue Cleanup wrote:
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With a virtual mouth like that you will undoubtedly reap what you sow.
You almost had me again.

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Reduced to talking to yourself now Larry????? That won't look good on a resume.....
It'll look good when they see my act as a one-man singing group.
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Mar 21, 2013
 
Psychiatric Department wrote:
Reduced to talking to yourself now Larry????? That won't look good on a resume.....
Obviously one of his personalities makes far more subtle puns.

If there is such a thing as more subtle puns.

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Tea Bag Residue Cleanup wrote:
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Obviously one of his personalities makes far more subtle puns.
If there is such a thing as more subtle puns.
It's okay. It runs in my family. When I was a kid, my parents formed a 62-piece quartet.

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