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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Chinese antiques collector puts his exquisite pieces on display

    Posted May 20th 2014, 09:39am by Enid Tsui

    ... Enid Tsui One collector of Chinese antiques is putting his exquisite pieces on display in the hope of encouraging other owners to do likewise, writes Enid Tsui Cache and release Two ... to share them with the public," says Lin, who is a respected figure among aficionados of Chinese antiques. Cosmopolitan, well educated and well off, Lin and others like him became a new class ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/fashion-watches/article/1515678/chinese-antiques-collector-puts-his-exquisite-pieces
  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Antiques collector sets up museum to show traditional houses and furniture

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... Lim Hui Sin life@scmp.com An antiques dealer has set up a museum in Shanghai to display his collection of traditional buildings and furniture, writes Lim Hui Sin dwell Zhao Wenlong sees himself as a man with a mission, a guardian of cultural heritage. Which is how he came to convert a one-hectare site outside Shanghai into a showcase of antique furniture and traditional buildings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1176680/antiques-collector-sets-museum-show-traditional-houses-and
  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    A family history in antiques set up Andy Hei for role in Fine Art Asia fair

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... Nicole Chabot Antique dealing is in the blood for Andy Hei,driving force behind the Fine Art Asia fair, writesNicole Chabot Lifetime of appreciation Andy Hei is where he is today because antiques are in his blood. In 1948, at the age of 15, his father began working as an apprentice in a relative's curio shop. Years later, in 1970, Hei senior left that job to set up an antique ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1049536/family-history-antiques-set-andy-hei-role-fine-art-asia-fair
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - Cityseen

    Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast of exquisite design and antiques

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 12:00am by Charley Lanyon

    ... Charley Lanyon Charley.lanyon@scmp.com Fine Art Asia fair a fine feast ofexquisite design and antiques Fine Art Asia, billed as Asia's leading international fine arts fair, closed ... There was no shortage of big names: Van Gogh, Monet and Picasso all made an appearance, alongside a wide and varied collection of Asian art and antiques, including a lovely Empress's dragon robe from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1056048/fine-art-asia-fair-fine-feast-exquisite-design-and-antiques
  5. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Shelf esteem

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 12:47am by Charmaine Chan

    ... goes. Because of an open-ended budget (Bell was the one making cost-cutting suggestions instead of the other way around), high-end finishes are evident throughout and Chinese antiques make up ... ceiling fan he wanted installed. Then there is the 50s Bakelite phone whose form and sonorous ring took his fancy when he saw it in an antiques shop in Yorkshire, Britain. That piece ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1540407/shelf-esteem
  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Pop-up stores Hong Kong's temporary retail solution

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Davies and Tammy To decided Hong Kong needed more European antiques, they flew to Belgium and Britain to hunt for pieces they thought would appeal to buyers from Hong Kong and the mainland. "I like antiques and was frustrated I couldn't get them here," Davies says. "They add so much depth to the home." It wasn't hard to fill up a shipping container ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1201905/pop-stores-hong-kongs-temporary-retail-solution
  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ARCHAEOLOGY

    Hi-tech technique reveals hidden 'graffiti' on walls of Angkor Wat

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 01:47am by SARAH LAZARUS

    ... the walls, taking photos wherever there was a hint of pigment, and catalogued everything we found." The results were published last month in a paper in the journal Antiquity. Tan used a digital ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1542523/hi-tech-technique-reveals-hidden-graffiti-walls-angkor-wat
  8. Property - Hong Kong & China - DESIGN

    Rocking allure of heavy metal

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 03:29am by Peta Tomlinson

    ... antique or rose-gold mirrored effect. Metalworkers have been influencing interior design since the early 20th century, when German art and architecture school Bauhaus educated a new generation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/hong-kong-china/article/1534898/rocking-allure-heavy-metal
  9. Magazines - 48hrs - TRAVEL

    Diamond in the dust: a tour of India's desert museum

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:27pm by AMBIKA BEHAL

    ... and it is possible to visit them all by horseback over a few days, seeing the antiquated way of life in rural areas along the way. "It is the spirit of the people that has made this place so ... feel and there are beautifully painted walls and ceilings, and antiques throughout. The hotel has a pool, spa and temple and is walking distance from the town.  mandawahotels.com • Desert ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/48hrs/article/1520240/diamond-dust-tour-indias-desert-museum
  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Private museum in touch with the public

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 12:36pm by MADELINE GRESSEL

    ... of China were just opening, so a lot of these antiques were coming straight to Hollywood Road," Lynn Fung recalls. "Pieces started appearing in our home. At first it was just a small footstool, fairly innocuous. Then they started getting larger and larger. My school desk was replaced by a huge antique. As a child I thought, 'What is this monstrosity? What will my friends ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1486897/private-museum-touch-public

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