There’s a chance that you’ve searched feverishly through the items you’ve collected over the years, hoping to find something that the Antiques Roadshow would love – and which would also be worth a fortune. However, few of us are lucky enough to discover any treasures hiding among the old newspapers and video tapes.
But in March 2018 that’s exactly what happened to one lucky woman in France. A little digging yielded an incredibly rare piece of art, which had been tucked into a shoebox in an attic. And when the vase in question went to auction, it fetched a quite incredible sum of money.