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A rare Chinese calligraphy tool has sold for a whopping £37,000 - more than 600 times its £60 estimate.<br />
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The piece of pottery, used to make ink by pouring drops of water onto an inkstone and mixing, is shaped like a peach - a symbol of longevity in China - and believed to date back about more than 300 years.<br />
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The item was sold by the widow of a British antique collector at auction house Rogers Jones of Cardiff.