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Vital mark - the Emperor Qianlong's seal.<br />
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A 'lost' Chinese vase has sold for a whopping £14.6m - eight years after its matching twin went under the hammer at a British auction house for £43m.<br />
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It means the identical pair of 16ins tall antiques are worth a combined £57.6m.<br />
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The first 18th century Qianlong vase took the antiques world by storm after solicitor Tony Johnson and his mother Gene offered it for sale in 2010.<br />
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The 16ins item sold for the astonishing sum to a wealthy Chinese collector.<br />
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Now its missing pair, that had been kept in the same family for 90 years, has sold.