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Craftsmanship – Chinese Traditional Arts and Craft Exhibition, Chinese Cultural Centre, at 173, Melita Street, Valletta — until August 2, 2019

— When an imperial 18th-century Chinese ceramic vase discovered in a French attic was sold at auction for a record €16.2 million last year, Sotheby’s sent its specialists to Europe, Hong Kong and Australia to value Chinese treasures that might be hidden away in the recesses of private homes…

Image: a vase with butterfly and chrysanthemum patterns by Man Jianmin

July 9, 2019