The rare item dates back to the 15th century.
An ancient Chinese Ming flask has been sold in Laois for €610,000.
The rare item is blue and white in colour and dates back to the early 15th century.
Sheppard's Irish Auction House in Durrow estimated the piece was worth between €80,000 to €120,000, and a Cork family inherited it from a relative who lived in India during British rule.
But auctioneer Phillip Sheppard wasn't a surprise to see the item go for so much: