When you live in the world’s most expensive house, Antilia, you wouldn’t want to settle for anything but the best to fill it up. Hence, when the house, Neeta Ambani, decided to go for crockery shopping, she planned to stock up her cabinets with 25,000 pieces of 106-year-old Japanese brand Noritake. It is estimated that the cost of this collection will total up to $1million. However, the wife of Mukesh Ambani, the world’s fourth-richest man, decided to save up a bit here. She is rumored to head to Sri Lanka to collect her chinaware as Noritake stuff is 70-80% cheaper than the rest of the world. Times of India reports, ‘A 50-piece dinner set with 22-carat gold/platinum trimmings could cost $300-500 in Sri Lanka while the same would be priced between $800 and $2,000 in India. Multiply that by 500 (to cover Nita Ambani’s 25,000-piece order), and the price could have hit $1 million at the upper end in India.’ Do you think that her bargain-hunting move is sensible and goes well with her crown of the lady of the ‘world’s most expensive’ house?
[TOI Via The Rich Times]
Written ByDeepa Thukral