This investment has more than paid off: years ago at a flea market cheap, purchased a Bronze figure of a Buddhist deity has been auctioned in New York as a surprise to more than two million dollars. The seller I bought the figure of the deity Cintamanicakra Avalokiteshvara about 20 years ago at a garage sale for around 100 US dollars, the equivalent of about 90 euros, said auction house Sotheby’s on Wednesday night.

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Later, he brought the piece into a TV Show, where it was found that it is an ancient Chinese figure. At the auction on Wednesday, Sotheby’s had expected a price of up to $ 80,000 – after a seven-minute bidding contest, the Hammer fell at $ 2.1 million.

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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