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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