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Qing dynasty mark.
Smashed It! - £3.8 million paid for 300 year old Chinese bronze used to keep tennis balls in.
The incense burning censer, decorated with auspicious peony and phoenix designs, was thought by its owners to be a 19th century copy.
It was only when the family invited Asian art specialist Regi Preiswerk to their home to look at some other antiques that its true potential was spotted.
The 2ft wide urn weighing a hefty 48 lbs was made for a Qing Emperor in the 18th century.