• Books, Magazines and Publications
  • Books about collecting Tibetan Antiques and Tibetan furniture

    People frequently ask me for recommendation on good books to learn about Chinese and Tibetan Antiques. Here are a few from my own collection along with some additional suggestions. Tibetan Furniture by Chris Buckley Despite the author being a good friend of mine, and despite the fact that there really doesn’t seem to be too […]

  • Antique Markets
  • Hunting for treasures in Beijing’s Antique furniture markets

    This past weekend, ACF China and  The Hutong organized a field trip for local expats here in Beijing to visit an genuine outdoor wholesale antique market, where peasants from the countryside bring un-restored antique furniture and other curios to sell to wholesalers, collectors and restorers. The trip proved a success, allowing attendees a fascinating peek […]