Photo: “Sing Fat Co., Inc.” Importer of Chinese goods. (Nothing to do with the story, I just thought it was a cool piece of Chinese- America history). From San Francisco Chinatown (post-1910): SF Chinatown (post-1910): Postcards. SOURCE:California Historical Society(Public Domain)
A Chinese bowl that a New York family picked up for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be a 1,000-year-old treasure and has sold at auction for $2.2 million.
The bowl — ceramic, 5 inches in diameter and with a saw-tooth pattern etched around the outside — went to a London dealer, Giuseppe Eskenazi, at Sotheby’s auction house in New York on Tuesday. . . . Read Complete Report
You might have heard of the phrase “sex sells” and in this case you couldn’t be more spot on. Valentina, a sex doll made by the Brazilian company Sexonico, has been put up for auction and many are bidding in hopes to take a be Valentina’s first. RT’s Meghan Lopez has more.