Nightly News   |  March 20, 2013

Chinese bowl bought for $3 worth millions

The bowl, from China’s Northern Song Dynasty, turned out to be a 1000-year-old treasure. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> you could almost hear the sound they use on " antiques roadshow " when someone learns that their discovered attic treasure is worth a lot of money. a chinese bowl purchased for $3 at a garage sale turned out to be from p china. it's 1,000 years old. it has sold at auction for $2.2 million. that's $3 original price. there is one known example like it. it's been in the british museum for 60 years.