Top 10 Most Expensive Antiques Ever Sold in the World

Collecting one of these following most expensive antiques ever sold in the world can be your new hobby. Of course there is the odd connoisseur that truly appreciates the rare beauty of a piece and is willing to pay anything it takes to own it, but to those of us who enjoy browsing the shops, markets and estate sales, these antiques are something we can only dream of owning in another time and another place.

10. Harrington Commode: £3,793,250

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Harrington Commode

Harrington Commode is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It is recorded as being auctioned by Sotheby’s in London in December 2010 for more than four times. The price for this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world is about 3.7 million Pounds.

9. Germain Royal Soup Tureen: £6,445,397

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Germain Royal Soup Tureen

Germain Royal Soup Tureen is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was made for Louis XV and is described as having a lid which is akin to an old masterpiece. The lid of this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world depicts vegetables, fish and fowl.

8. Antique Secretary Desk by the Goddard & Townsend Families: £7,580,977

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Antique Secretary Desk

Antique Secretary Desk is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was made by the Goddard & Townsend Families in around1760. This most expensive antiques ever sold in the world was said to be only one of 7 to 9 such pieces in existence, thus its intrinsic net worth.

7. Illustrated Folio of the Persian Shah circa 1500s: £7,643.629

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Illustrated Folio of the Persian Shah

The illustrated Folio of the Persian Shah is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was made for the Shah of Persia around in 1500s and auctioned in London in May 2011. The price for this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world is about 7.6 million Pounds.

6. Emerald & Diamond Tiara Once Belonging to the Wife of French Emperor Napoleon III:  £7,994,484

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Emerald and Diamond Tiara

This Emerald & Diamond Tiara is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was sold in an auction at Sotheby in May 2011, London. As for the buyer of this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world, no one knows about that.

5. Ming Dynasty Gold Tripod Vessel: £9,397,905

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Ming Dynasty Gold Tripod Vessel

This Gold Tripod Vessel is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It is a rare beauty depicting two dragons, masterfully crafted and pursuing what are described as “flaming pearls”. The price for this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world is about 9.3 million Pounds.

4. Moonflask in Pink and Blue Enamel w/ White Porcelain: £10,024,432

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Moonflask in Blue and Pink Enamel With Porcelain

This Pink and Blue Enamel with White Porcelain is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. There is grace, beauty and a abundance of historical significance in this most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was crafted from 1976 to 1795.

3. Olyphant: £10,650,959

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Olyphant

The Olyphant is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was most likely crafted in the 11th century and auctioned in Scandinavia, at a price of 10.6 million Pounds.

2. Badminton Cabinet: £19,045,250

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Badminton Cabinet

Badminton Cabinet is one of the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It is fetched at a price of 19 million Pounds as it is perhaps one of the finest pieces of furniture crafted in Florence during Medici control. This most expensive antiques ever sold in the world was taken 6 years to built it, with 30 craftsmen.

1. Pinner Qing Dynasty Vase: £53,000,000

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Pinner Qing Dynasty Vase

This Pinner Qing Dynasty Vase is the most expensive antiques ever sold in the world. It was auctioned in the UK around 2010. This most expensive antiques ever sold in the world is believed to date back to sometime around the year of 1740.

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