There are many factors that go into pricing precious antiques – age, background, maker, condition, rarity, and so on. If you’re unsure of the potential price of your antique item, it’s helpful to take a look at some of the more expensive artifacts for comparison.

From Qing Dynasty vases to Da Vinci codices, the following items rack up prices up to the tens of millions due to their uniqueness and exceptional condition for their age. Read on to find out some of the fascinating facts behind the most expensive antiques in the world.


Most Expensive Antiques Ever Sold