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  1. 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,' ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Sword exhibitor hopes more get the point of collecting antiques

    Posted Sep 11th 2008, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow A rare Chinese imperial sword will be among artworks and antiques worth HK$300 million on show next month at a fair organisers hope will stimulate interest in collecting ... the sword would be exhibited during the Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair, at which artworks and antiques would be bought and sold, the blade would not be for sale. 'It's ...

  4. 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, ...

  5. Designer who popularised semiprecious stones sparkles at the arts and antiques fair

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... with Annemarie Evans. Jewellery designer Lo Kai-yin believes the city is ready to be an arts hub. The historian, who was a pioneer in promoting semiprecious stones in Chinese jewellery when only diamonds counted, is showing her designs at the Hong Kong International Arts and Antiques Fair, which starts today. Her exhibits will consist of three themes, involving pearls ...

  6. Call for antiquities board to be replaced

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... Colleen Lee An independent statutory body with the authority to declare monuments should be set up to replace the Antiquities Advisory Board, a conservationist said yesterday. The idea ... the ferry terminal, he said the power and the discretion to declare a building a monument were in the hands of the Antiquities Authority, while the board played only an advisory role. Mr Lai ...

  7. Auctions of Chinese antiques net HK$451m

    Posted Apr 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung Chinese collectors fuelled the auction boom yesterday by snapping up most of the lots on offer at Sotheby's sale of antiques at the Convention and Exhibition Centre. ... HK$22.72 million. Items being auctioned by a French collector sold for a total of HK$128.3 million. Two auctions are scheduled for today- modern Chinese paintings, and antique clocks and watches. ...

  8. Reproduction antiques

    Posted Jun 25th 2006, 12:00am by Jeanne Fogler

    ... Jeanne Fogler Acquiring antiques can be a joy, whether you are pursuing a specific period style or simply enhancing your home with distinctive pieces. But decorating with antiques has its ... a century, then reproduction antique furniture is an alternative. Numerous companies sell reproductions as well as antiques. Tomlinson's (www.antique-furniture.co.uk) claims to have the largest ...

  9. HK suspects held for smuggling antiques

    Posted Feb 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... police said they had recovered 563 antiques when making the arrests, adding 128 were 'highly valuable'. The Anhui Daily said the seizure was the largest haul of antiques on the mainland ... and Shandong. Li Xiusong, director of the Anhui Cultural Relics Management Bureau, said the value of the items had yet to be assessed. 'Police are finalising the transfer of the antiques ...

  10. Antique fairs abound

    Posted May 24th 2006, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... simultaneously with very similar names, causing some major confusion among buyers. The Asia International Arts & Antiques Fair starts tomorrow at the AsiaWorld-Expo and the International Asian Antique and Art Fair starts on Friday at the China Resources Building in Wan Chai. The AIAAF runs until Monday and admission is $100, while the IAAAF continues to the following Wednesday ...




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