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  1. Newly rich mainlanders push antique prices through the roof

    Posted Mar 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Vivienne Chow Forget about investing in Hong Kong property. Prices for top-quality antique Chinese furniture have increased fourfold in five years, bid up by newly rich mainlanders. Prices ... it with their enthusiasm for 'imperial' furniture- mainlanders are also ensuring that Hong Kong's role as an antiques market is likely to grow. At Sotheby's auction in the city in October last ...

  2. 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 ...

  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. Dealing with the past

    Posted Mar 07th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau Name: Joyce Liang Occupation: Antiques dealer Young Post: What made you become an antiques dealer? Liang: I have liked Chinese history and art since I was young. Of all the many antiques from different periods, I am most fascinated by bronze vessels from the Shang and Chou dynasties because of their intricate designs. I learned a lot from my family and many of my friends ...

  5. Who said it?

    Posted Jun 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... To help Taiwanese enterprises develop, mainland banks... will offer a 600 billion yuan credit ceiling over the next three to four years Wang Yi, head of the cabinet-level Taiwan Affairs Office Today we open a road to a better tomorrow, with our people united, dignified and proud Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras, as Greeks went to the polls The manner in which the [Antiquities ...

  6. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted May 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The caption of the photo on C1 yesterday mistakenly stated the venue of the International Asian Antique and Art Fair as the Convention and Exhibition Centre, instead of the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre at the China Resources Building. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the error. ...

  7. Government to demolish 'heritage' west wing

    Posted Jun 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... of Justice. The announcement, which Secretary for Development Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor called the 'final resolution' of the long-running issue, came hours before the Antiquities Advisory ...

  8. Club Monaco unveils IFC store's new look

    Posted May 31st 2012, 12:00am

    ... and antique artwork. Guests also created their own flick books through fun photo-booth sessions. ...

  9. Hollywod Terrace

    Posted May 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Compiled by Tang Chung-him 123 Hollywood Road Age: five years Size: 929 square feet Layout: three bedrooms For sale: $5 million Agent: Knight Frank Hollywood Terrace is a recent development, with two high-rise towers and eight units a floor. It has clubhouse facilities and a barbecue area. The neighbourhood has plenty of restaurants, coffee shops and antiques shops, and SoHo ...

  10. 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 ...




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