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  1. Asia fires up antique sales

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by John Goodall

    ... of an antique watch. The back of the piece is adorned with an enamel-painted scene of a large serpent attacking a lady and her Hindu escorts as they ride on an elephant. The bezels are set with pearls. ...

  2. antique jewellery

    Posted Nov 18th 2005, 12:00am by Andrea Pawlyna

    ... Reports by Andrea Pawlyna Cartier art deco double clips Art deco gem-set clips from Cartier, circa 1935, feature jadeite cabochons and open-work pave-set diamond foliage interspersed with sapphires and rubies and mounted in platinum. $288,000 [Sotheby ...

  3. 'She was so old she struck me as being antique'

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... was private and had smaller classes. The teacher I remember most taught me Italian. I liked her because she was a lot of fun but she was old, in fact so old she struck me as being antique. Compared ...

  4. Developers seek a new look for antiques district

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung $10m revamp for Hollywood Road 'will boost tourism' Property developers and more than 100 antique-shop owners are proposing a series of landscape enhancements ... with the government and we are now waiting for a detailed reply,' he said. Hollywood Road antique-shop owner Victor Choi said that although the government had made some improvements, including repaving ...

  5. Antique maps

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez I have dabbled in collecting Chinese furniture and art objects, and would now like to buy an antique map of the region. What do I need to know? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS ... be considerably more.' RESOURCES Books (Amazon.com): Antique Maps by C. Moreland and D. Bannister ($123); Collecting Old Maps by F.J. Manasek ($320); Collecting Antique Maps by Jonathan Potter ($190, ...

  6. Antique books

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez I love old books, but I'm confused by the different terms. What, for example, does antiquarian mean? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS: Picture This, the gallery known for its posters and maps, recently began selling antiquarian and second-hand books. 'Antique traditionally means more than 100 years old, although the term is used liberally,' says owner Christopher ...

  7. Former antiquities chief reappointed

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Busy architect Edward Ho will now wear two hats Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa has filled the post of Antiquities Advisory Board chairman a month after it fell vacant- by appointing the same person. This means architect Edward Ho Sing-tin will fill two roles- as chairman of the antiquities board and of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society. When Mr Ho was appointed last ...

  8. Size really is all that matters in our antiquated property market

    Posted Apr 29th 2005, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... But this would still require an ante of only tens of millions. What takes it up to billions is the land-use policies under which we operate. In our antiquated system, development is only loosely ...

  9. Early American

    Posted Sep 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez I'm attracted to so-called early and Chippendale antique furniture from the US, but don't really know what that means. Can you offer some advice? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS 'The Chippendale style in the Americas falls roughly between 1770 and 1790, some 20 years behind the fashion in England,' says Wouter von Eldik of House of Jacobus Antiques ...

  10. Regency furniture

    Posted Aug 05th 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez Living in Asia, I haven't had experience with European antiques. I'm interested in Regency furniture. Any tips? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS 'The Regency period ... (www.vam.ac.uk); Sir John Soanes Museum (www.soane.org) W.R. Harvey & Co (Antiques): 86 Corn St, Witney, Oxon, OX28 6BU, England (tel: [44 1993] 706 501) or e-mail: antiques@wrharvey.co.uk Send ...




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