Antiques Roadshow discovery valued at $1 million to appear at auction at Sotheby’s

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NEW YORK, NY.- A group of five Rhinoceros Horn cups that first came to light when they were appraised during an Antiques Roadshow event in Tulsa, Oklahoma will be a highlight of Sotheby’s Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art auction on 20 March 2012. The value placed on the cups by expert and Antiques Roadshow appraiser Lark Mason was, and remains, the highest ever given on the show. The cups had been collected by Douglas Huber over the course of 40 years; they are in superb condition and represent a fine and comprehensive group that showcases the different styles of these extraordinary objects. Following the appearance on the Antiques Roadshow, the collection was on display at the Philbrook Museum of Art in Tulsa, OK, from August to December 2011. Overall the group is estimated to fetch approximately $700,000/1 million and goes