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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Museum ivory protest misses the mark

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 04:32am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Museum ivory protest misses the mark Copies of some literary classics now carry what is called a "trigger warning" in some US universities, to alert readers their sensibilities may be offended by racist and sexist references. Perhaps government organisers of an exhibition of antiques made from rhinoceros and elephant parts at the Museum of Art ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1549240/museum-ivory-protest-misses-mark
  2. News - Hong Kong - TRANSPORT

    MTR pile-driving 'may have hit 10th century relics'

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:00am by Ada Lee

    ... said that before the Antiquities and Monuments Office makes its decision on whether or not to preserve To Kwa Wan relics in situ, steel panels would be driven 12 metres into the ground ... to a five-month delay in tunnelling, Ip said the actual impact on the project could not be determined until the archaeological excavations had been completed and the antiquities office had decided how ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1529501/mtr-pile-driving-may-have-hit-relics
  3. Antique instrument still plucks heartstrings

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Oliver Chou Dialogue between Guqin and Gragnani Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra June 18 City Hall Concert Hall The East-meets-West theme took the form of two antique instruments. Beijing professor Zhao Jiazhen treated the audience with her priceless guqin, a seven-string zither dating from the Song dynasty some 800 years ago. With that she opened the concert with the ancient tune ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/971226/antique-instrument-still-plucks-heartstrings
  4. Demand forces antique prices up

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The chance to buy affordable Chinese antique furniture is diminishing as supplies dry up on the mainland. Increasing demand among wealthy mainlanders is pushing prices up and reducing ... age-group of 50- to 60-year-olds buying antiques, as was the norm 20 years ago. They are also popular with 20- to 30-year-olds,' she says. 'Even if they are living in a 500 sqft place ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/735599/demand-forces-antique-prices
  5. Failed Carrian boss Tan loses antiques dispute

    Posted May 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... empire, George Tan Soon-gin- over a batch of precious Chinese porcelain worth hundreds of millions of dollars. Lam was entitled to the sale proceeds of three of the antique pieces- a Guyuexuan ... of antiques from the Song and Qing dynasties that were at the centre of the legal dispute. 'Neither Lam's nor Tan's performance in the witness box can be regarded as impressive,' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966966/failed-carrian-boss-tan-loses-antiques-dispute
  6. 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
  7. Zenith boss misses a beat but the antique watches get big tick

    Posted Dec 15th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... timepieces, most of them antique with the oldest made in 1899, will be on show until January 2. Hong Kong is the exhibition's last stop in Asia - after Shanghai, Taipei and Tokyo - before ... Ch?reau-Hoffmann (pictured), Hong Kong general manager for LVMH watches and jewellery. 'Our craftsmen today still get inspiration from history. These antique pieces reflect the identity of our brand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/733437/zenith-boss-misses-beat-antique-watches-get-big-tick
  8. Gallery owner forced to close seeks home for antique silk

    Posted Feb 27th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... along Wyndham Street, Central. But she is hoping to find a home in Hong Kong for her extensive collection of antique Chinese costumes and textiles, much of which the public has never seen, ... for herself in what was once the city's cultural hub. However, rising property prices and the thriving bar trade have forced the neighbouring galleries and antique shops to close down ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739372/gallery-owner-forced-close-seeks-home-antique-silk
  9. Investors target art and antiques

    Posted Nov 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... With the economic climate improving over the past few months, investors are spoiled for choice as far as investment products are concerned. Investing in art and antiques is an option ... Surveyors (RICS) Art and Antiques Survey showed that art and antiques prices continue to rise, as more buyers turn to the market as an alternative investment. RICS is a British-based surveyor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731413/investors-target-art-and-antiques
  10. Magazines - Post Magazine - DESIGN

    Store de force: Authentiques

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 12:30am by CANDACE CAMPOS

    ... Candace Campos Owner Kate Davies talks to Candace Campos about how she turned her love for antiques into a business Authentiques What's the inspiration behind your shop? "I love luxury, but I also respect the planet, so antique furniture ticks both boxes. It's a joy to be surrounded by beautiful pieces that are at least 100, if not 200, years old." How did you ...

    http://www.scmp.com/magazines/post-magazine/article/1446990/store-de-force-authentiques

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