Subject:Estimated at $1000 - Sold for $1 million!
Posted By: Corey Sun, Mar 26, 2017 IP: 188.8.131.52
The plate even had an interesting provenance, but still the auction house gave it a so called conservative estimate at CAD700-900:
The winning bid went to a flown in agent bidding on behalf of the high end dealer Littleton & Hennessy who later sold it for USD22M:
video from the event with a short interview:
Amazing how some people are able to acquire valuable antiques for less than they are worth ...