A small porcelain bowl, pictured in a photo provided by Sotheby’s, cost $35 at a yard sale but was later identified as a rare, 15th-century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 and $500,000.

This photo, provided by Sotheby’s, in New York, on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, shows a small porcelain bowl bought for $35 at a Connecticut yard sale that turned out to be a rare, 15th century Chinese artifact worth between $300,000 and $500,000. The bowl will be offered in Sotheby’s Auction of Important Chinese Art, in New York, on March 17. (Sotheby’s via AP)