French auctioneers Philippe (left) and Aymeric Rouillac (right) flank the expert curator in Chinese art who represents the buyer of the rare moon flask belonging the Emperor Qian Long are pictured during an auction on Sunday at the Artigny's castle in Montbazon. Photo: AFP

Rare 18th century Chinese moon flask sells for US$4.8 million to French woman

The flask once belonged to the Chinese Emperor Qianlong and will now be kept in the buyer’s apartment in Paris

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French auctioneers Philippe (left) and Aymeric Rouillac (right) flank the expert curator in Chinese art who represents the buyer of the rare moon flask belonging the Emperor Qian Long are pictured during an auction on Sunday at the Artigny's castle in Montbazon. Photo: AFP
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