Rare Russian Vases

April 11, 2013 - 3:27 PM
In this photo made Thursday, April 4, 2013, Jerry Holley, executive vice president of Dallas Auction Gallery, rotates a rare Russian vases made in 1833 by Russia's Imperial Porcelain Factory and on display at the gallery in Dallas. The rare 4 1/2-foot tall vases, which had been packs away for around a decade, were sold Thursday, April 11, 2013, for $2.7 million in a private sale about a week before they were to be auctioned. (AP Photo/LM Otero)