. It doesn’t get much better than this! Provenance always helps prices, but especially with Chinese art, knowing the dealer or collection the piece was once part of can do wonders for a price. And thus, this precious little gem of a seal sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kongon October 5th 2011 for over US$4,500,000. Perhaps it is joining others on display in the PalaceMuseum, or could it be sitting on the bedside table of a billionaire collector … we will perhaps never know.