• Chinese History
  • Burn, loot and pillage! Destruction of antiques during China’s Cultural Revolution.

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      Being out on the web, I get so many emails from people asking for help identifying pieces, woods, etc. I would love to be able to reply to them all, but its just not possible (hey – anyone want to pay me for this? 😉 ) But this particular one which came in a […]

  • Laws and regulations
  • Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics

    Ever wondered what the Chinese is concerning exporting antiques? Look no further! Here is a copy of it: Law of the People’s Republic of China on Protection of Cultural Relics (Order of the President No.76) Chapter II Immovable Cultural Relics Chapter III Archaeological Excavations