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  1. News - Hong Kong

    London council sells Chinese antiques for HK$102.4m

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 08:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse A south London council raised millions of pounds on Wednesday after controversially selling 24 Chinese antique ceramic items at a Christie’s auction in Hong Kong. The collection, including vases, bowls and boxes, fetched a total of HK$102.4 million for Croydon Council – with a blue and white Ming dynasty moonflask the most expensive item at HK$28.1 million. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1367255/london-council-sells-chinese-antiques-hk1024m
  2. Comment - Letters

    Harcourt Road water pumping station relocation complies with heritage impact assessment

    Posted Jul 18th 2014, 03:40am by LETTERS

    ... introduced a series of initiatives to implement this policy, having regard to rising public aspirations for the protection of the valuable built heritage in Hong Kong. Under the Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance, a historic building together with its setting can be declared a monument if it is considered by the Antiquities Authority to be of public interest by reason of its historical, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1555880/harcourt-road-water-pumping-station-relocation-complies-heritage
  3. News - China - CHANGING FACES

    Curator Ma Weidu is a rich source on antiques

    Posted Jun 23rd 2013, 12:00am by NICHOLAS DENG

    ... source on antiques After the founding of the People's Republic of China, appreciation for culture was a luxury that few people could afford. It was rare for people to be in a position to devote themselves to its study. Ma Weidu became an enthusiast, and eventually one of the mainland's trailblazers in the field of antiques. Today, with the economy growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1266815/curator-ma-weidu-rich-source-antiques
  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Antiques collector sets up museum to show traditional houses and furniture

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by Lim Hui Sin

    ... Lim Hui Sin life@scmp.com An antiques dealer has set up a museum in Shanghai to display his collection of traditional buildings and furniture, writes Lim Hui Sin dwell Zhao Wenlong sees himself as a man with a mission, a guardian of cultural heritage. Which is how he came to convert a one-hectare site outside Shanghai into a showcase of antique furniture and traditional buildings ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1176680/antiques-collector-sets-museum-show-traditional-houses-and
  5. Business - Money - ANTIQUE METALWORK

    Collecting: antique export silver

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by TIFFANY AP

    ... Tiffany Ap tiffany.ap@scmp.com Time for a silver lining The market for Chinese antique export silver is having a dramatic reversal of fortune. Export silver, as the name suggests, originally catered to a Western audience, and included royalty and aristocrats. Catherine the Great was an avid collector of Chinese export silver, as was Queen Charlotte, consort of George III, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/money/spending/article/1156315/collecting-antique-export-silver
  6. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Objects of desire: silver

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 11:31pm by David Roden

    ... trivet, HK$4,180, from Heather & March. 5. Manzanita jewellery tree, HK$1,100, fromLane Crawford Home Store, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3668. 6. Antique jug, HK$2,690, from Museum ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1562526/objects-desire-silver
  7. News - World - GREECE

    Ancient Greek tomb may offer secrets from the era of Alexander the Great

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 09:39pm by AFP

    ... to give up its secrets To the villagers near the ancient Greek town of Amphipolis, archaeological treasure is nothing new. Many have lived off antiquity smuggling for decades. But a massive tomb ... Police consider the area a high-risk zone for antiquities smuggling, and have made dozens of arrests in recent years. The most prominent case involved an elaborate gold funerary wreath, allegedly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579444/ancient-greek-tomb-may-offer-secrets-era-alexander-great
  8. News - Hong Kong - HERITAGE

    Departing antiquities chief Bernard Chan calls for heritage review

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... Joyce Ng joyce.ng@scmp.com Ad hoc approach to buildings in private hands is undesirable, Bernard Chan says We can do better, says outgoing antiquities chief Sitting in his office the day after chairing his final meeting with the Antiquities Advisory Board, Bernard Chan appeared relieved to have put the heritage hot seat behind him. Chan, known as "the king of public ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1116856/departing-antiquities-chief-bernard-chan-calls-heritage-review
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Andrew Lam takes over from Bernard Chan at helm of antiquities board

    Posted Jan 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND OLGA WONG

    ... Amy Nip and Olga Wong Andrew Lam, who advised chief executive on land policy, leads the heritage board Bernard Chan's successor named A town planner who offered to quit the Antiquities Advisory Board together with Bernard Chan during the Government Hill controversy has been appointed its new chairman. Andrew Lam Siu-lo will serve as head of the board for a term of two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1118515/andrew-lam-takes-over-bernard-chan-helm-antiquities-board
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAKE'S VIEW

    ESF sense of entitlement an antiquated school of thought

    Posted Nov 11th 2012, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... Jake van der Kamp If expats can't afford international education without subsidies they will just have to go home ESF sense of entitlement an antiquated school of thought The ESF was established to provide an affordable international education for students whose home country was not necessarily Asia and whose mother tongue was not Cantonese. By freezing the subvention ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1079502/esf-sense-entitlement-antiquated-school-thought

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