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‘In this business you can’t know everything’: Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000

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ESTIMATES ARE ALWAYS going to be a rough guide for people – but this painting proves just how wrong they can be.

The estimate for this painting of Jesus Christ wearing a crown of thorns was estimated to sell for €500-€800.

But the auctioneer at Adam’s Auctioneers thought it might go for higher as there was increasing interest: with buyers over the phone and online lining up beforehand.

So he started the bidding at €500.

'In this business you can't know everything': Painting with €800 price tag sells for €120,000

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