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A set of four 18th-century Chinese porcelain vases sold in Christie's International's ``Exceptional'' sale of antique artworks in London on July 7. They were bought by U.S. casino owner Steve Wynn for 8 million pounds ($12.8 million) to decorate his new resort in Macau. The 4-foot-high vases, painted with Buddhist and Taoist emblems and embellished with 19th-century gilded metal mounts, had formerly been in the collection of the Scottish aristocrats, the Dukes of Buccleuch. Photograph: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 via Bloomberg.

A set of four 18th-century Chinese porcelain vases sold in Christie's International's ``Exceptional'' sale of antique artworks in London on July 7. They were bought by U.S. casino owner Steve Wynn for 8 million pounds ($12.8 million) to decorate his new resort in Macau. The 4-foot-high vases, painted with Buddhist and Taoist emblems and embellished with 19th-century gilded metal mounts, had formerly been in the collection of the Scottish aristocrats, the Dukes of Buccleuch. Photograph: Christie's Images Ltd. 2011 via Bloomberg.
July 07, 2011
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Casino Mogul Wynn Buys $12.8 Million Chinese Vases for Resort
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