1. Pinner Qing Dynasty Vase – $80.2 million
This vase is the world’s most expensive antique right now.
It’s very old and said that it returns back to the 17th century,
The vase was exhibited to be sold at an auction by a family in United Kingdom in 2010.
Finally this beautiful Chinese vase was sold for $80.2 million.
2. Ru Guanyao Brush Washer Bowl – $37.68 million
This 5.125 inches little dish was listed as “highly important and extremely rare” in the auction.
It was sold at Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong for a whooping $37.68.
3. Record-Breaking Persian Rug – $33.76 million
The rug was described by Sotheby’s as follows:
“sickle-leaf, vine scroll and palmette ‘vase’-technique carpet,”
that is probably of Kerman origin, and had belonged to the Clark Collection.
Pre-auction estimate of this rug was $5 to $7 million but all estimates were shattered and
it was finally sold at $33.76 million.
4. Leonardo da Vinci’s Codex Leicester – $30.8 million
This represents a scientific document that includes theories and sketches,
It is one of Leonardo da Vinci’s great works. All the topics in the document
have da Vinci’s signature which proves that it is authentic.
Bill Gates bought this document for $30.8 million.
5. Patek Philippe Supercomplication Pocket Watch – $24 million
Patek Philippe made this pocket watch in 1932 which is now very rare.
In 1999 it was sold for $11 million but in 2014 this rare pocket watch
broke it’s previous record and sold for $24 million.