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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Lifestyle - Interiors & Living - DESIGN

    New generation summons wind of change from West

    Posted Jan 16th 2013, 12:00am by Catherine Shaw

    ... with a religious Renaissance narrative." A distinctive plaster fresco ceiling, bespoke hand-blown lighting and more than 100 gigantic candles and authentic religious antiques sourced from ...

  4. 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 ...

  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 ...

  6. Collection goes under hammer

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... art in the 1960s. He later assisted some of the world's leading art collectors and museums to acquire Chinese antiques and, at the same time, gradually started to buy pieces that caught ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Nov 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... guideline to justify its scheme, and comes a day ahead of an Antiquities Advisory Board discussion about a possible historic grading for the 1950s building. The Government Hill Concern Group ...

  8. Cultural evolution

    Posted Nov 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... of anything, except maybe a piece of antique, that's it. And there is no nice packaging either.' As a designer, he is constantly in search of not only the perfect design, but also ...

  9. China bids on art revolution

    Posted Sep 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Impressionists and modern art have set up branches in China. From October 3 to 7 in Hong Kong, a surge of Western dealers will be making their debut at Fine Art Asia, a show for fine art and antiques at Wan Chai's Convention and Exhibition Centre. Fine Art Asia director Andy Hei said that in seven years of staging the fair, he had never seen so many Western fine art and antique furniture ...

  10. It's Showy Time

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the experience a client might have had 50 years ago at Schiaparelli, Chanel or Dior. Customers lounge around in intimate surroundings filled with artworks and antiques. They sip champagne and nibble ... is the youngest sibling). It was the perfect learning environment to develop his personal taste for arts and antiques. He admits that if he hadn't gone into fashion, he would've studied ...




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