Chinese antique expected to fetch $38m

Rare porcelain cup from Ming dynasty set to fetch record price at auction in Hong Kong.

    In Hong Kong, a rare piece of Ming dynasty porcelain is expected to fetch up to $38m.

    An upswing in trade has transformed the territory into the world's biggest auction centre for Chinese art and antiquities.

    Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Hong Kong.


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