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  1. Vintage interiors with a contemporary touch

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:18am by John Lam

    ... growing in recent years due to the general trends showcased in interior design magazines. So, what classifies as vintage? Broadly speaking, it sits somewhere between antique (more than 100 years ...

  2. Arts and antiques prove holiday drawcard

    Posted Oct 05th 2009, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... and Exhibition Centre, not only for the annual Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair, but to browse the goods available at the Sotheby's autumn auctions in a hall two floors below. Both ... collectors are switching from collecting art to antiques, and they're new buyers. 'A couple of months after the economic downturn, we noticed there wasn't really a difference, ...

  3. Jessville mansion fiasco reveals shortcomings of antiquities board

    Posted Mar 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strategy on heritage grading needed', February 24) reveal the government's tendency to twist facts to suit its immediate goals. It is disgraceful that the Antiquities Advisory Board ... of taking up my offer to make a presentation, the board accepted, without comment or question, a claim by the head of the Antiquities Office that there was no cause for concern. It is high time ...

  4. 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), ...

  5. Event brings precious antiques home

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Gilmore Cheung

    ... of the antiques market and prices of various antique items.' Mr He said he was optimistic about the future development of the Hong Kong market and AIAA. 'Before the 1990s, the arts and antique market was one-sided as large amounts of Chinese antiques were sold to foreign countries. In the 1990s, Chinese people gradually bought Chinese art pieces and antiques back from the foreign ...

  6. Modern methods for the antiquities board

    Posted Jan 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... Bernard Chan A happy new year to everyone, especially members of the community who share the growing interest in preserving heritage sites. The Antiquities Advisory Board, of which I am ... the heritage value of a site. The grading system will now be directly linked to the work of the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO), which has the power to give a site monument status to protect it. ...

  7. Antique cuisine

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King An ancient cuisine Egyptian food may not be famous, but it is one of the oldest cuisines in the world. It is unclear what Egyptians ate when they were building the pyramids, but we do know bread was their main staple. We also know t ...

  8. Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... International Arts and Antiques Fair (HKIAAF), Andy Hei, is optimistic the event will weather the turmoil. With more than 2,000 antiques and contemporary works of art valued at HK$300 million, the fair ... of these events were worse [for the art market] than the situation now,' Hei says. The show's mix of old antiques and new contemporary art is the first in Asia and reflects the current market, ...

  9. Antique watch dealer has time for art

    Posted Aug 01st 2007, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... the ubiquitous high street shops selling Swiss-made watches, Mr Djunbushian deals solely in antique (pre-1965) and fine Swiss watches. Having begun in the business more than 13 years ago in France, Tourbillon HK is now the only provider of these master timepieces in Hong Kong. 'I have always been fond of art, especially antique objects and paintings. Immediately after I left school I felt ...

  10. 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,' ...




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