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  1. Rich display of antique artefacts and new art

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and antiques in Hong Kong, yet it's unusual for collectors, dealers and connoisseurs to have a chance to view both styles of art together. The Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair ... years from the Neolithic period to cutting-edge contemporary art. 'We believe that the combination of antiques and contemporary art is the ideal format for an art fair in Hong Kong,' ...

  2. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The caption of the photo on C1 yesterday mistakenly stated the venue of the International Asian Antique and Art Fair as the Convention and Exhibition Centre, instead of the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre at the China Resources Building. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the error. ...

  3. Paris biennale eyes HK

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... booming art market has drawn the attention of Western dealers of antiques and fine art in the past year. At last year's Fine Art Asia, a number of dealers of Western antique furniture ...

  4. Weapons delivery to firm puzzles police

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Barclay Crawford

    ... Barclay Crawford Police were baffled yesterday as to how a Hong Kong lighting company managed to receive two antique rifles, three swords, six knives and more than 2,000 bullets through ... boxes were delivered to the firm. The weapons included two antique.303 calibre rifles that were used during the Nationalist-Communist civil war on the mainland, which lasted from April 1927 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Church deserved more protection

    Posted Jul 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... grade-three status by the Antiques Advisory Board last year. The ranking, the lowest on the scale, unfortunately does not give legal protection against demolition. A plan to 'reassemble' ...

  7. Willing, able and free

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Hoffman Wong Ho-man slowly and carefully uses a brush to clear decades of dust from an antique Chinese jewellery box. Mr Wong says the work helps him feel close to history. 'When I'm ... for 'culture volunteers'- people interested in working in the arts field. A few months later, he was chosen as one of 30 volunteer antique restorers with the Leisure and Cultural Services ...

  8. Map collector fashions plan to promote Olympics

    Posted May 07th 2006, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly Map collector Marcopolo Tam Siu-cheung wants to turn part of his extensive collection into haute couture to promote the Olympics. Among his 230,000 cartographs, antique ... travelled the world for the past 25 years collecting antique maps and atlases, as well as rare wall rubbings. His name reflects his obsession with maps and travel. He started calling himself ...

  9. Heritage site access to be limited

    Posted Nov 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... by the need to redesign a footbridge to avoid disturbing a colony of fruit bats and installation of air-conditioning units underground. Not everyone is happy with the new arrangements. Antiquities ...

  10. Extent of school find revealed

    Posted Nov 17th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Helen Wu About 40 per cent of the former Central School's foundations have been discovered within the area occupied by the former Police Married Quarters in Hollywood Road, but the government's antiquities adviser has suggested that only a small portion of them be preserved. The Antiquities and Monuments Office released a report on the find last night. The foundations, found ...




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