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  1. Antiquities board gives historic villa new lease on life

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Olga Wong and Adrian Wan A historic villa on The Peak that Hutchison Whampoa wants to redevelop is likely to be saved after the antiquities office raised its status to a top-grade historic ... of the Antiquities Advisory Board agreed at a meeting yesterday to lift the status of the Coombe Road villa, built in 1887, from grade two to grade one. Grade-one buildings have 'outstanding merit' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/985741/antiquities-board-gives-historic-villa-new-lease-life
  2. Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles

    Posted Nov 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Guy Haydon Things Chinese: Antiques, Crafts, Collectibles by Ronald Knapp Tuttle Next time you pick up a pair of chopsticks, take a moment to think about their history. You will have ... in the shops selling antiques, crafts and collectibles. Ronald Knapp, professor emeritus at the State University of New York at New Paltz, describes the history and cultural significance relating to 60 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983983/things-chinese-antiques-crafts-collectibles
  3. Antiques add variety to a strong property portfolio

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li From property to jade and antique fragrant rosewood chairs, investor and collector Wong Koon-kau has many strings to his investment bow. As a chartered surveyor with nearly 30 ... the valuation of the chairs is as much as 600,000 yuan. And the owner of the antique furniture store where I bought them has offered me 400,000 yuan.' he said. A sandalwood table and four chairs he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966115/antiques-add-variety-strong-property-portfolio
  4. Demand forces antique prices up

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chance to buy affordable Chinese antique furniture is diminishing as supplies dry up on the mainland. Increasing demand among wealthy mainlanders is pushing prices up and reducing ... age-group of 50- to 60-year-olds buying antiques, as was the norm 20 years ago. They are also popular with 20- to 30-year-olds,' she says. 'Even if they are living in a 500 sqft place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735599/demand-forces-antique-prices
  5. Antique instrument still plucks heartstrings

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou Dialogue between Guqin and Gragnani Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra June 18 City Hall Concert Hall The East-meets-West theme took the form of two antique instruments. Beijing professor Zhao Jiazhen treated the audience with her priceless guqin, a seven-string zither dating from the Song dynasty some 800 years ago. With that she opened the concert with the ancient tune ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971226/antique-instrument-still-plucks-heartstrings
  6. Failed Carrian boss Tan loses antiques dispute

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... empire, George Tan Soon-gin- over a batch of precious Chinese porcelain worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Lam was entitled to the sale proceeds of three of the antique pieces- a Guyuexuan ... of antiques from the Song and Qing dynasties that were at the centre of the legal dispute. 'Neither Lam's nor Tan's performance in the witness box can be regarded as impressive,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966966/failed-carrian-boss-tan-loses-antiques-dispute
  7. Gallery owner forced to close seeks home for antique silk

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... along Wyndham Street, Central. But she is hoping to find a home in Hong Kong for her extensive collection of antique Chinese costumes and textiles, much of which the public has never seen, ... for herself in what was once the city's cultural hub. However, rising property prices and the thriving bar trade have forced the neighbouring galleries and antique shops to close down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739372/gallery-owner-forced-close-seeks-home-antique-silk
  8. Directory

    Posted Oct 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Gallery (Lighting) 2611 Dickson Contemporary Furniture 1517-19 Dynasty Antiques Gallery 4/F Euro Sofa Mondo 1001-2 Glorious Dragon 2011 G.Q. Interiors 2610 HC28 European Designer Furniture 1609-11 ... Tequila Kola 1/F & 1701 The Hamptons Furniture 2712 Tim Ho 1205 TREE 28/F Zense 2602-5 Zzue Creation In-Out Door Lifestyle 704 Antique Furniture Artura Ficus 1501 & 1802 Chak Sam 1111 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/981588/directory
  9. Step back in time to an age of style

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Suzanne Harrison From unique antique-style furnishings and curios to pieces destined to become family heirlooms, Horizon Plaza offers a myriad of styles and designs as part of its one-stop ... many hours exploring the immense variety on show. Housed over 28 large floors overlooking the picturesque South China Sea towards Lamma Island, Horizon Plaza's numerous antiques ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966699/step-back-time-age-style
  10. Directory

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 2611 Dickson Contemporary Furniture 1517-19 Dynasty Antiques Gallery 4/F Euro Sofa Mondo 1001-2 Glorious Dragon 2011 G.Q. Interiors 2610 HC28 European Designer Furniture 1609-11 Home Style 1714 ... 1/F & 1701 The Hamptons Furniture 2712 Tim Ho 1205 TREE 28/F Zense 2602-5 Zzue Creation In-Out Door Lifestyle 704 Antique Furniture Artura Ficus 1501 & 1802 Chak Sam 1111 Dynasty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966697/directory

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