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  1. Collect call

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... continues to develop today, for scientific purposes, we cannot be unaware of this figure any more,' says Gies. Since Hong Kong collectors have always prized ceramics from both the Ming and Qing ... Society, founded in Hong Kong in 1960, whose members are said to own some of the world's finest Chinese antiques. 'We have to be recognised by collectors and they have to be recognised ...

  2. Magazines - Post Magazine - TRAVEL

    Intelligent design: a ceramic renaissance in Jiangxi

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by Violet Law

    ... Violet Law Ceramic artists from all over the mainland are descending on Jingdezhen as the Jiangxi city, famed for its pottery tradition, enjoys a creative renaissance, writes Violet Law Intelligent design Every Saturday, come rain or shine, the stone-paved courtyard of a half-century-old ceramics factory in Jingdezhen is abuzz with creativity. Here, each of some 30 pitched white ...

  3. Breath of fresh air

    Posted Aug 14th 2005, 12:00am by John Kohut

    ... Beguin. 'It wasn't practical in the way it functioned. There were serious security problems and problems of visitor flow.' As well, many of the works, particularly ancient Chinese ... works with the bias of its founder, who was particularly interested in Chinese art. As a museum of Asian art, 'we aren't an encyclo- paedia or dictionary', Beguin says. ...

  4. Business - China Business - IMPORTS

    EU imposes duties on ceramic tableware and kitchenware from China

    Posted Nov 15th 2012, 06:35pm by Reuters in Brussels

    ... with provisional duties ranging from 17.6 per cent to 58.8 per cent on Chinese manufacturers, according to the official journal of the European Union. Ceramic tableware and kitchenware imports from China ... manufacture Chinese-style ceramics. European importers say the duties would harm consumers and traders and argue that European producers cannot meet local demand, meaning imports would be sought from ...

  5. Figurine it out

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Valery Garrett

    ... a mere 20 years old- went for what was then a staggering $2,700. Interest in Chinese icons from the 1960s to the mid-70s has continued to grow beyond being mere collectors' items. Today, ... in the world of museum-quality fine art, as demonstrated by the figurines included in a recent exhibition at the Chinese University Art Museum of 20th century porcelain from the kilns at Jingdezhen. ...

  6. Licence to kiln

    Posted Jan 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... An art village near Xian wants to remould China's view of ceramics as just a craft, writes Didi Kirsten Tatlow Time was when potters could be executed for failing to please the emperor, but things have changed since then, says Beijing ceramic artist Feng Shu, exhaling in mock relief. Feng's refusal to bow to traditional grandeur makes him part of an emerging wave ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ceramics a labour of love for specialist dealer Alain Chiglien

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... Fionnuala McHugh An emotional thread runs through the city's first gallery for modern ceramics, writesFionnuala McHugh Passion first, profit second There was once a boy in France who ... is for ceramics and, having two galleries in Paris that combine their initials- NeC- and their enthusiasm, they've recently launched a third, in Sheung Wan. Their first exhibition, in May, featured ...

  8. A love affair with all things imperial

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Annemarie Evans

    ... House, Central. Paris-born Ms Antebi's experience, she says, has grown as Christie's has expanded. She is now head of the Chinese ceramics and works-of-art department. After studying for a degree on the history of art, Ms Antebi fell into the art trade almost by accident. She was offered a job involving Chinese ceramics and it was then that the love affair began. 'There ...

  9. Variations on a dream

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Andrew Dembina

    ... the impossible' theme. So why commemorate ceramic pillows in the first place? 'It's a recognisable Chinese art form and Chinese artisans used to make great decorative pieces out of everyday ... was scale: each work had to be under 35 centimetres at any point, but few exhibits resemble the classic Chinese ceramic figure form. Dutch potter Adriaan Rees' three pieces illustrate a fairy ...

  10. Selected watches, jewellery and ceramics in a class of their own

    Posted Nov 20th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... first chronograph movement. Bonhams will also offer 160 lots at its Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art sale. 'Many new collectors have emerged in China,' said Julian King, head of Chinese ceramics and works of art. 'Bonhams is pleased to be able to offer them a diverse range of jade carving and scholars items.' Highlights among the porcelain are a magnificent ...




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