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  1. Labour of love

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau One woman's affection for her antique-furniture collection was put to the test when she moved from Discovery Bay to a Mid-Levels apartment. Love is beautiful, but too much of it may pose a problem. Take, for example, antiques lover Stella Blade. In the past two decades, the well-travelled businesswoman and her husband, Simon, have bought from around the world ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/556789/labour-love
  2. Classy cuppa

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau Anyone seeking upmarket afternoon tea in Central should consider Antique. Opened late last year as a patisserie, the small space on Lyndhurst Terrace has recently been expanded ... A warning, though: the air-conditioning is chilly so bring something to keep warm. Antique is open Sunday to Thursday, 11am-8.30pm; Friday 11am-9.30pm; public holidays, 1pm-8.30pm. It's at 32 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558428/classy-cuppa
  3. Clifton Leung

    Posted Feb 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... collection of antiques from North America and Europe and lots of designer chairs. I bought a rocking chair there by Charles Eames [about $7,000].' Favourite market 'SoHo Antiques and Flea Market in New York. It has a huge range of antiques at reasonable prices- about US$300 to US$400 for a chair. You can also find a lot of stuff by Herman Miller.' Favourite homeware shops ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/534909/clifton-leung
  4. Kinney Chan

    Posted Aug 19th 2005, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... 'I like its Southeast Asian antique-style wooden furniture. A lot of its products are art pieces in themselves, especially its beautiful candle stands.' OVO (16 Queensway East, Wan Chai, ... or homeware, but with some patience, you can find nice antiques. Shopping there is like a treasure hunt.' Favourite items at home: 'A wooden candle stand [$500] carved with a geometric ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/512713/kinney-chan
  5. Le Marron

    Posted Jul 27th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... Shirley Lau 12/F Ying Kong Mansion, 2-6 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay Tel: 2881 6662 Open: 6pm-midnight Cuisine: French. Price: $813 for two persons, excluding drinks. Ambience: Elegant but homey with cutesy knick-knacks and French antique-style furniture. All tables are partitioned into individual compartments separated by a piece of glass, a screen or yarn fabric, giving a sense ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558092/le-marron
  6. Joyce Baker

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... It's a riverside market where you can find a mix of oriental- and western-style products, from carpets to handicrafts. I also like Brick Lane in London. It has artworks, lightings and antique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/549362/joyce-baker
  7. Posted May 05th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... sophisticated. But, of course, Chinese antiques are excellent.' Should top tableware be used for dining or for display only? 'In France, every family used to keep a very expensive set ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547499
  8. Lee Chi-wing

    Posted Mar 24th 2006, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... for antiques and vintage designs. Favourite furniture shop? Chen Mi Ji Cultural Production (69 Peel Street, Central, tel: 2179 5388). 'There's nothing I don't like there because ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/541627/lee-chi-wing
  9. William Lim

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... It belonged to an antiques shop owner who didn't want to sell it initially. I offered him 8,000 baht ($1,520) and eventually paid 16,000 baht.' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516411/william-lim
  10. A man's world

    Posted Feb 15th 2009, 12:00am by Shirley Lau

    ... for two) are 19th century antiques from Shanxi province sourced from Altfield Gallery (shop 248, Prince's Building, tel: 2537 6370). The bed is from the tenant's previous home. Tried ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670001/mans-world

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