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  1. Museum-quality Asian antiques

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tapestries, embroideries and brocades to the fair, while Somlo Antiques (London) will showcase fine antique watches. Other major galleries include Kankodo (Japan), Mehmet Hassan Asian Art (Thailand), ...

  2. 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,' ...

  3. Chinese antiques go on display

    Posted Sep 10th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui The City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is holding an exhibition of antique Chinese art pieces until September 26. The exhibition, 'Ming Qing in the Eyes of Ming-Qing', showcases 80 items of antique Chinese calligraphy, paintings, musical instruments, decorative ornaments and daily commodities from the Ming and Qing dynasties. Comprising four parts, ...

  4. Fine Art Asia 2011

    Posted Oct 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... seemed happy to stay until closing as collectors, dealers and curious people were still streaming in at 5pm. Is this event, organised by antique Chinese furniture dealer Andy Hei, the Maastricht ... in Chinese art and antiques, were placed alongside European and other nations' dealers, who brought European furniture, Impressionist paintings and other fine works of art. The overall emphasis ...

  5. Asia's premier art fair presents rare works

    Posted Oct 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Art lovers, collectors and dealers eagerly await the annual Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair (HKIAAF), which is now recognised as Asia's premier event and presents a unique combination of art and antiques. The four-day fair runs from tomorrow to Tuesday at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai. HKIAAF 09 will be the fifth fair organised ...

  6. Magazines - Style

    Open for business

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 12:00am by SS

    ... in hotels. A lover of 1920s antiques and interior design, he saw the potential for a unique luxury hotel. "I wanted a hotel that would transport guests back in time. I was going to call ... than urban hotel, the 39-room Siam has Bangkok's ultra-luxe leisure market covered for architecture, design, art, and wellness. Krissada Sukosol Clapp, an avid antiques collector, wanted ...

  7. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Hot spots: The Siam, Bangkok

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by GILLAIN RHYS

    ... villas, culminating in a riverside bar on what must be Bangkok's most stylish jetty. What's with all the vintage touches? The antiques throughout the hotel come from Sukosol Clapp's ... with antique folding wood and velvet French cinema seats. Here, historic film reels will be shown, and movie nights and a series of guest lectures will be hosted. The staff at The Siam ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted Nov 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... the election, and said both the United States and Taiwan were responsible for security in the region. Antiquities advisers to rate west wing Members of the Antiquities Advisory Board discuss whether ...

  9. A monument to waste and dysfunctional government

    Posted Dec 19th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to showcase porcelain, video facilities, spotlights and so on. The Antiquities and Monuments Office says villagers have opposed opening the museum without road widening and the construction of a car ...

  10. Museum probes claim of broken relics cover-up

    Posted Aug 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Priscilla Jiao priscilla.jiao@scmp.com Bosses at Beijing's Palace Museum are investigating claims of a cover-up over the breakage of four precious antiques. Administrators said that an accident in which a researcher broke a rare porcelain plate on July 4 was the first breakage at the museum caused by human error. But blogger Long Can, a former reporter from Chengdu, Sichuan ...




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