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  1. Terracotta army in a battle for survival

    Posted Jun 27th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to monitor the environment, but its expertise is not very mature. Besides, from a museum's point of view, it is doing a good job as long as the antiquities are not lost,' he said. Dr Cao ...

  2. Silverware

    Posted Jun 24th 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez I'm familiar with Chinese export silver, but not Japanese. What's the difference? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS Lucille Vessa, of Honeychurch Antiques, says the heyday ... 'The British standard for sterling silver is 92.5 per cent. Japanese silver was marked 90 per cent sterling silver. The Chinese made about 82 to 95 per cent.' Caring for antique Japanese ...

  3. Jurist with a penchant for generating controversy

    Posted May 25th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... and is still a member of the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce. He incensed the Sultan of Brunei in 1986 by saying the kingdom had 'antiquated and inefficient laws' while he was serving ...

  4. Custom made

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by David McNeill

    ... billion yen this year, according to industry watcher Yano Intelligence. Antique kimono shops and kimono cafes have sprouted up in some of Tokyo and Kyoto's most fashionable areas, ... that 10 years ago cost as much as 300,000 yen a pop can now be had for the price of a night out. 'You can pick up antique kimonos now for 5,000 yen,' says Kazuo Tonogai, of the Kyoto ...

  5. Speak up!

    Posted May 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... asked to be Mrs Hudson- Holmes' landlady- an antique clock, a bay window, a policeman, horses, a Scotsman wearing a kilt and even the legendary Loch Ness monster. 'The actors were ...

  6. State of the art

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... exhibited this week at the Alberto Levi Gallery, a top Milanese gallery for antique and collectible carpets. In Hong Kong, samples can be viewed at Fort Street Studio (14/F Harbour Industrial ...

  7. As the cock crows

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Clarence Tsui

    ... that are antiquated,' Mak says. 'Nostalgia [may lead to] veterans doing concerts with more satisfactory results than younger [performers], and costume drama will be better than contemporary.' Sam Hui ...

  8. Angels of goodwill

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Lauren Crothers

    ... was held in the Grand Hyatt ballroom just before Christmas, and featured an antique watch auction and renowned pianist Kong Xiang-dong. Betty Tung Chiu Hung-ping- the guest of honour, who took time ... guests enthralled. Dennis Mui Kuen-lin donated 21 antique watches for the auction, which raised $260,000. The dinner raised $900,000, but the federation is still counting donations from ...

  9. Perfect 10

    Posted Dec 28th 2004, 12:00am by Christina Pfeiffer

    ... Seventeenth- and 18th-century silver, furniture, paintings and china peep out of the window displays on Broad Street. Bartlett Street Antiques Centre has more than 60 stands. From African crafts ...

  10. From parties to piety in Baghdad

    Posted Nov 08th 2004, 12:00am by Borzou Daragahi

    ... a man to reinvigorate Islam,' says Mr Jassem, 31, who works in the antiques business. 'This man is Osama bin Laden.' ...




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