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  1. 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
  2. Step back in time for classical gems

    Posted May 05th 2010, 12:00am by Annabel Walker

    ... there are also antique gems and superior reproduction pieces. The pressure on available space that is evident in other locations popular for antiques, such as Hollywood Road and Queen's Road East, ... antique pieces. 'Ten years ago, when we started the business, we only sold antiques,' says proprietor Andy Ngou. 'But because the number of antiques is declining, now almost 80 per ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/713368/step-back-time-classical-gems
  3. Antiques add variety to a strong property portfolio

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Sandy Li From property to jade and antique fragrant rosewood chairs, investor and collector Wong Koon-kau has many strings to his investment bow. As a chartered surveyor with nearly 30 ... the valuation of the chairs is as much as 600,000 yuan. And the owner of the antique furniture store where I bought them has offered me 400,000 yuan.' he said. A sandalwood table and four chairs he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966115/antiques-add-variety-strong-property-portfolio
  4. Antique furniture are timeless attractions

    Posted Aug 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Antique Chinese furniture is proving increasingly popular in the city, but buyers are often uncertain of what constitutes an antique. Experts say that an antique piece of Chinese furniture must be more than 100 years old and at least 90 per cent original. For Chinese antique tables and chairs, replaced legs significantly lower the value of a piece. 'For cabinets, the shelves ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722642/antique-furniture-are-timeless-attractions
  5. Damaged antiques can be fixed

    Posted Jul 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Did your favourite dining table arrive in Hong Kong with scratches or dents on the side? Or did the springs of your mother's antique sofa finally break? If the warranty on your ... Chan, owner of The Birdcage, a Chinese antique-furniture repair shop. The most common problems are scratches, dents and water marks. Although the damage can be fixed, it comes with a price. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/719856/damaged-antiques-can-be-fixed
  6. Older the better

    Posted Oct 30th 2009, 12:00am by Nicole Chabot

    ... during a visit to a budget furnisher, others prefer antique or custom-made items. Chinese furniture is one way to go, as a glance in the direction of the shops dotted along Queen's Road East ... are what makes the Chinese cabinet so special. They are strong without using nails or glue,' says the eponymous proprietor of Andy Hei Fine Chinese Antique Furniture in Hollywood Road, Sheung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696766/older-better
  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Pop-up stores Hong Kong's temporary retail solution

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by Christopher Dewolf

    ... Davies and Tammy To decided Hong Kong needed more European antiques, they flew to Belgium and Britain to hunt for pieces they thought would appeal to buyers from Hong Kong and the mainland. "I like antiques and was frustrated I couldn't get them here," Davies says. "They add so much depth to the home." It wasn't hard to fill up a shipping container ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/arts-culture/article/1201905/pop-stores-hong-kongs-temporary-retail-solution
  8. Directory

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... 2611 Dickson Contemporary Furniture 1517-19 Dynasty Antiques Gallery 4/F Euro Sofa Mondo 1001-2 Glorious Dragon 2011 G.Q. Interiors 2610 HC28 European Designer Furniture 1609-11 Home Style 1714 ... 1/F & 1701 The Hamptons Furniture 2712 Tim Ho 1205 TREE 28/F Zense 2602-5 Zzue Creation In-Out Door Lifestyle 704 Antique Furniture Artura Ficus 1501 & 1802 Chak Sam 1111 Dynasty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966697/directory
  9. Directory

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Zense.................................................................................. 2602-05 Zzue Creation In-Outdoor Lifestyle......................................... 704 Antique Furniture Artura Ficus.............................................................. 1501 ... Workshop............................................. 2607 Areahome.................................................................................. 1101 Artek (antique lighting)..................................................... 1208-09 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997901/directory
  10. Stylish comfort

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eve Lam The royal wedding, temporarily at least, put the world's focus back on things that are British. Apparently, British-styled furniture is back in vogue, especially when antique elements gel with fashionable eco-trends. 'The British are drawn to antiques- pieces with a history and a story to tell,' says Nicole Wakley, founder of TREE. 'Many families have old ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967508/stylish-comfort

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