• Saturday
  • November 29, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:23pm
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by


Search Results

Results 1 - 8 of 8 for antique

Search results

  1. Designer who popularised semiprecious stones sparkles at the arts and antiques fair

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Jewellery designer Lo Kai-yin believes the city is ready to be an arts hub. The historian, who was a pioneer in promoting semiprecious stones in Chinese jewellery when only diamonds counted, is showing her designs at the Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair, which starts today. Her exhibits will consist of three themes, involving pearls ...

  2. Bowled over by an auction of antique treasure beyond measure

    Posted Nov 26th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... an antiques business in the Bund area, and he's now one of the most prominent collectors of Chinese art in the world. The bowl is almost certainly a pair to one in the collection of the Percival ...

  3. Fight is on for city's own 'stolen relic'

    Posted Mar 29th 2009, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... It remained there for more than 70 years. Around 1980, the Antiquities and Monuments Office added a plaque, including an erroneous mention of 'loss of life'. The stone was surrounded ...

  4. Secret to collecting success- you've got to love it

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... by speculators who see nothing but money in antiques. Wang says people should buy for love, irrespective of whether the items are popular. He's happy to buy pieces cold and hang on to them. If they sell later, so be it. He has a long memory, and has seen plenty of trends come and go. Wang, 73, who comes from Yu She, in Henan province, bought his first antique in 1969. He has lived in Hong ...

  5. Shopping for a good cause

    Posted Dec 09th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... weekend market, featuring organic produce, home-baked goodies, objets d'art, clothing, antiquities and a range of other specialist products. It's a great way to get your Christmas ...

  6. The gods of fightin' n writin'

    Posted Jul 01st 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Stroll down on Hollywood Road to discover a 159-year-old temple, writes Annemarie Evans Head up to Hollywood Road above Central district and the street is full of antique shops- with some antique pieces more valuable than others, from the mega-expensive vases of the Ming and Qing dynasties down to the tacky knick-knacks such as watches with former chairman Mao Zedong's hand ...

  7. Ruling passions

    Posted Apr 18th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... Growing demand for imperial antiques is setting record prices at auction, writes Annemarie Evans ONCE TREASURED BY emperors and their retinues, they're now commanding kings' ransoms. Dealers and auctioneers are reporting a boom at the very highest end of the antiques market for the likes of Ming and Qing porcelain and imperial scholar's items and works of art. ...

  8. Trail of blood

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... adviser with the Antiquities and Monuments Office, who separately approached the Tourism Commission with their ideas three years ago. Wong Nai Chung Gap lent itself to this project as there were ...



SCMP.com Account