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  1. Business - Money

    The case of the antique Buddha scam

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Jasper Moiseiwitsch

    ... you might see at a high-end antiques store. Because they could not sell the Buddhas as antiques, their plan was to melt them and sell the gold. The leader of the gang, my cold-caller, produced ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/markets-investing/article/1042386/antique-buddha-scam
  2. HK International Art and Antiques Fair

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Show of art in various styles and media (including Amedeo Modigliani's Head, left), and antiques including ancient bronzes, Chinese ceramics, textiles and jades; with special exhibitions by the National Museum of China, the HK Museum of Art and the Ink Society of HK. Today, 11am-8pm,tomorrow, 11am-6pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$200 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/694560/hk-international-art-and-antiques-fair
  3. Dealing with the past

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Joyce Liang Occupation: Antiques dealer Young Post: What made you become an antiques dealer? Liang: I have liked Chinese history and art since I was young. Of all the many antiques from different periods, I am most fascinated by bronze vessels from the Shang and Chou dynasties because of their intricate designs. I learned a lot from my family and many of my friends ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/584132/dealing-past
  4. China- with my Brownie

    Posted Mar 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... American photographer Carl Corey's images of Hong Kong and southern China taken by his antique pinhole camera, including Brownie 3 (above). Mon-Sat, 11.30am-7.30pm, Art Beatus, G/F, 35 Graham St, Central. Inquiries: 2522 1138. Ends Mar 26 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/630365/china-my-brownie
  5. Chinese play smart at Europe fair

    Posted Apr 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... at the world's largest arts and antiques fair. But Zhang, who owns a cable- and wire-making factory, is wary because he suspects that the artworks' prices might have been set higher, with Chinese ... from China, who now account for most of the world's buyers of arts and antiques. According to a study commissioned by the European Fine Art Foundation, which organised the fair, China has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/998793/chinese-play-smart-europe-fair
  6. News - China - WEALTH

    Below the super-rich, Forbes counts 10.3m Chinese as wealthy

    Posted Mar 30th 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... and collecting antiques, luxury goods and modern art. The survey found 40 per cent owned at least three properties. For many of the respondents, achieving financial freedom was their ultimate goal. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1202861/below-super-rich-forbes-counts-1026-million-mainlanders-wealthy
  7. Comment - Blogs

    Whither China’s art market?

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 09:43am by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... and antiques market in 2011, it tanked in 2012, while the rest of the world held reasonably steady. So why is China a different story? Two recent art market reports have highlighted the slide ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/blogs/article/1205335/whither-chinas-art-market
  8. Here Come the Heavenly Horses

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Michael Suen Oi Ling Antiques Aug 12-Aug 26 Mindful of Hong Kong's Olympic equestrian events kicking off on Saturday, horses in all forms and sizes have been invading museums and galleries alike. The latest herd arrives at Oi Ling Antiques next week in 'Here Come the Heavenly Horses', featuring antiques and related accessories, some from private collections. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/648112/here-come-heavenly-horses
  9. Misguided to let key historic site rot out of political timorousness

    Posted Apr 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that resulted in the overthrow of the Manchu dynasty and the founding of the Chinese Republic.' Dr Bard was the first executive secretary of the Antiquities and Monuments Office. His treatment ... for conservation voiced by the leaders of our community. The property owner's offer to donate the site to the government for conservation was rejected even though the Antiquities Advisory Board ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/964582/misguided-let-key-historic-site-rot-out-political-timorousness
  10. Bring our history out of storage

    Posted Oct 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In Hong Kong, antiquities from different dynastic eras are often uncovered during digs. In fact, since 1978, about 800,000 items have been uncovered. Where are they? In storage. I suggest that the antiquities from these digs be put on display, or that we at least have an opportunity to see them in a roving exhibition. This would give students a chance to boost their understanding of Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/655448/bring-our-history-out-storage

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