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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. 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 ...

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    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 ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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, ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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,' ...

  9. Collector's passion for antique Buddhas sheds light on how he found his destiny

    Posted Oct 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhou Maodi spoke to Lilian Zhang Shanghai antique collector Zhou Maodi has spent nearly 30 years collecting items ranging from Buddha statues to bronzes and jades. Mr Zhou explains why antiques are his destiny and how beginners should learn about collecting. How did you become interested? I started collecting coins when I was about 20 years old. At that time I discovered many ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ANTIQUES

    Chinese art buyers shun smaller shops for major auction houses

    Posted May 27th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... mainlanders' [business]." This explains the near disappearance of customers at antique and curio shops, while auction sales have boomed and prominent local dealers such as William Chak Kin-man ... the money," said the owner of an antiques shop on Upper Lascar Row that had formerly relied heavily on tourists's business. The larger shops on Hollywood Road are doing slightly better, although ...




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