The valuation master was viewing a pair of statues at Tredegar House when his figure seemed to underwhelm a collector.
Stamped with Royal Dux Bohemia, the statues were valued at £1,500.
Eric told the collector and the gathered audience: “So, in today’s market if I wanted to go out and buy these today, because they’re big and because they’re still together, this is a marriage obviously made in heaven.
“The chances are, I’d probably be asked to pay about £1,500.”Related articles
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