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Antiques Roadshow guest surprised by 17th century wine bottle valuation 'I only paid £5!'

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“Do you use it for anything?” Lars asked and she said: “We just have it amongst a bigger pottery collection on a shelf – we admire it for its contrast among more modern pieces.” 

“You know what the original purpose was?” He continued and the guest said she “didn’t know”. 

“Drink!” Lars remarked. “Sake possibly. You bought it in Japan, it could be Japanese, it could be Korean. There is a link between the two – do you know what it is?” 

“I know in the south of Japan there was – or even there still is – a Korean contingent of potters working there and there has been for a couple of hundred years as I understand it,” BBC One viewers saw the guest say. 



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