Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee
Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee

'Chicken cup' sets HK$281m world record for Chinese porcelain at Hong Kong auction

Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee
Shanghai collector Liu Yiqian paid the record HK$281.24 million for the "holy grail" of Chinese porcelain. It shows the mega-rich are still spending freely despite economic uncertainty. Photo: Dickson Lee
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