Singapore (ON): HONG KONG (AFP): A south London council raised millions of pounds Wednesday after controversially selling 24 Chinese antique ceramic items at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong.  The collection, including vases, bowls and boxes, fetched a total of HK$102.4 million ($13.2 million) for Croydon Council - with a blue and white Ming dynasty moonflask the most expensive item at HK$28.1 million. The items, which had been bequeathed to the council by a local businessmen, were previously on public display.