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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Spitting images

    Posted Sep 21st 2014, 09:10am by Jason Wordie

    ... into the broader society they serve. If "antiquated" objects such as spittoons are still routinely offered for sale- as they are- then, logically, they must still be being bought. ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: well wishing

    Posted May 10th 2014, 10:39pm by Wee Kek Koon

    ... Wee Kek Koon Well wishing Several wells, at least one of which dates from the Song dynasty (960-1279), were discovered recently at work sites of the Sha Tin to Central rail link. While one hopes that archaeological finds of such antiquity in Hong Kong would be preserved in situ, it is probably wishful thinking given the city’s abysmal record in heritage conservation. One ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: sex symbols

    Posted May 24th 2014, 11:03pm by Jason Wordie

    ... gods, and before Pagan divinities, and before that – well, it’s all lost in the mists of antiquity.   ...

  4. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: land of make believe

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 11:09pm by Jason Wordie

    ... It registers a protest against rubber-stamp statutory bodies – the Town Planning Board is a prime example; the Antiquities Advisory Board is another. For personal and professional reasons, membership ...

  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: the grip of the grape

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:31am by Jason Wordie

    ... illicit income, which makes a few bottles of high-priced glug a gift in more ways than one for the graft-prone. Unlike in antiques or works of art, for which some level of documented provenance ...

  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Something new: second chances

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... middle-market auction house, Gresham's will sell a variety of items, sourced mainly in the city, including furniture, carpets, art, antiques, jewellery and luxury goods. Starting this Saturday, ... Little. Gresham's is the latest of a number of creative ventures for Freeman. In 2009, he founded The Georgian Dealer, specialising in 18th- and 19th-century Chinese and European antiques ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: Rubble rousing

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:28pm by Jason Wordie

    ... of it very well. Where to begin? What passes for heritage legislation in Hong Kong has been- yet again- exposed as completely toothless. The Antiquities Advisory Board has for years been composed ...

  8. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Reflections: identity crisis

    Posted May 12th 2013, 12:00am

    ... family name has existed since antiquity and the oldest allude to a matrilineal society as all of them contain the character for “woman” in their written forms. Historically, people could have ...

  9. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    City scope: Mayfair exhibition hits a high note

    Posted Jul 07th 2013, 12:00am by Anna Chen

    ... Anna Chen in London Anna Chen in London Mayfair exhibition hits a high note Nestled in deepest Mayfair, where the recession has never struck, is the unlikeliest of venues for the most surprising of exhibitions. Ensconced on Berkeley Square- where, according to the song, a nightingale once sang- and neighbouring the exclusive Annabel's and Clermont clubs, antique book ...

  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - SUNDAY MORNING

    Then & now: cross purposes

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... on Hong Kong- and from here insinuate themselves into the mainland. These days, religious pieties and antiquated social bigotry merge with more benign concerns. Nevertheless, contemporary ...




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