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  1. Antique watch dealer has time for art

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... the ubiquitous high street shops selling Swiss-made watches, Mr Djunbushian deals solely in antique (pre-1965) and fine Swiss watches. Having begun in the business more than 13 years ago in France, Tourbillon HK is now the only provider of these master timepieces in Hong Kong. 'I have always been fond of art, especially antique objects and paintings. Immediately after I left school I felt ...

  2. Call for antiquities board to be replaced

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee An independent statutory body with the authority to declare monuments should be set up to replace the Antiquities Advisory Board, a conservationist said yesterday. The idea ... the ferry terminal, he said the power and the discretion to declare a building a monument were in the hands of the Antiquities Authority, while the board played only an advisory role. Mr Lai ...

  3. Auctions of Chinese antiques net HK$451m

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Chinese collectors fuelled the auction boom yesterday by snapping up most of the lots on offer at Sotheby's sale of antiques at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. ... HK$22.72 million. Items being auctioned by a French collector sold for a total of HK$128.3 million. Two auctions are scheduled for today- modern Chinese paintings, and antique clocks and watches. ...

  4. Andy Hei

    Posted May 27th 2007, 12:00am by Suzanne Dennis

    ... The international antiques and art dealer tells Suzanne Dennis why he still likes to get his hands dirty and how he juggles family life and the pressures of the burgeoning Asian market. ... heading off to work. I open my antiques gallery at about 10am, which is very early in this business. Then I start on the important but routine things, like checking the mail, more e-mails, any ...

  5. An overseas home

    Posted Sep 09th 2007, 12:00am by Sharon Leece

    ... for interesting pieces. Her collections include an antique-style sofa and a glamorous chaise longue made in Indonesia, a four-poster bed modelled on one seen on her honeymoon in France last year, a white Chinese-style cabinet from Macau and a pair of antique chinoiserie side tables from London. She likes to test new suppliers- and is often rewarded for her ingenuity. 'For the chaise longue I found ...

  6. Heritage safeguards

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government is mulling setting up a new heritage trust to help preserve key areas of Hong Kong. But will a new trust help, or would it be better to empower existing bodies such as the Antiquities Advisory Board? Write to us ...

  7. The two sides

    Posted Aug 08th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Arguments of judicial review applicants: 1 The Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) is not empowered by law to make recommendations to the Antiquities Authority. The authority, ... I structure by the Antiquities Advisory Board (AAB) is equivalent of the board asking the Antiquities Authority to declare it a monument. The authority should take into account the view of the board ...

  8. Dealing with the past

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Joyce Liang Occupation: Antiques dealer Young Post: What made you become an antiques dealer? Liang: I have liked Chinese history and art since I was young. Of all the many antiques from different periods, I am most fascinated by bronze vessels from the Shang and Chou dynasties because of their intricate designs. I learned a lot from my family and many of my friends ...

  9. Home is where the art is

    Posted Mar 16th 2007, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... by objects such as antique brush pens and lacquer boxes. Man's approach is to incorporate art into the patterns of daily living. But some people prefer more of a museum-type setting, says Oi Ling Chiang, owner of Gallery Oi Ling and Contes d'Orient. 'I've worked with clients who have wanted a China-themed room to display their Chinese antiques. These kinds ...

  10. Put a price tag on old buildings: surveyors

    Posted Oct 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... sites' historical and architectural value to conduct an assessment of these buildings. The purpose of the exercise would be to assist the Antiquities and Monuments Office in recommending ... and historical values of antiques. 'The nomination of old buildings for assessment by the Antiquities and Monuments Office can be subjective as the interpretation of their heritage or historical ...




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