MING DYNASTY CARPET THAT SAT AT EMPEROR’S THRONE SELLS FOR US$7.16 MILLION AND IS ‘HEADING BACK TO ASIA’

The sale was the most expensive for Christie's French online storeThe size of the piece, as well as spots of damage, tell us that the emperor's throne once sat on top of the carpetA Ming dynasty carpet that likely sat under the throne of the emperor sold for Euro6,881,000 (US$7.16 million) at an online Christie's auction on Tuesday, making it the most expensive carpet ever sold by the auction hous...

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