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  1. News - China - ART AND ANTIQUES

    Liaoning museum shuttered after thousands of exhibits found to be fake

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 04:51pm by AFP

    ... registering last year, according to state media. But its antiques market is said to be rife with fakes, posing a problem for the country’s growing ranks of private collectors. A Chinese tycoon who has ... fake museums are found in many places in China in search of monetary gain,” CRI quoted Chinese antiques expert Ma Weidu as saying at the time. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Antique maps

    Posted Jul 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Sofia Suarez

    ... Sofia Suarez I have dabbled in collecting Chinese furniture and art objects, and would now like to buy an antique map of the region. What do I need to know? WHAT THE EXPERT SAYS ... be considerably more.' RESOURCES Books (Amazon.com): Antique Maps by C. Moreland and D. Bannister ($123); Collecting Old Maps by F.J. Manasek ($320); Collecting Antique Maps by Jonathan Potter ($190, ...

  6. Developers seek a new look for antiques district

    Posted Sep 16th 2005, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung $10m revamp for Hollywood Road 'will boost tourism' Property developers and more than 100 antique-shop owners are proposing a series of landscape enhancements ... with the government and we are now waiting for a detailed reply,' he said. Hollywood Road antique-shop owner Victor Choi said that although the government had made some improvements, including repaving ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 'She was so old she struck me as being antique'

    Posted Oct 15th 2005, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... was private and had smaller classes. The teacher I remember most taught me Italian. I liked her because she was a lot of fun but she was old, in fact so old she struck me as being antique. Compared ...

  9. Asia fires up antique sales

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by John Goodall

    ... of an antique watch. The back of the piece is adorned with an enamel-painted scene of a large serpent attacking a lady and her Hindu escorts as they ride on an elephant. The bezels are set with pearls. ...

  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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