• Fakes and Copies
  • Costly mistake, costly fake: Billionaire killed at home while making a fake antique

    This from the China Daily / China.org recently: The chairman of a major pharmaceutical company and his employee died in an explosion caused by a “chemical experiment gone wrong” at the businessman’s residential villa. Police found an instruction book of ozonizer as well as fragments of oxygen cylinders on the fourth floor, suggesting a chemical […]

  • Fakes and Copies
  • Guide to Chinese Furniture – Part 3) Fakes & Replications

    FAKE/REPLICATION New, handcrafted pieces using natural materials (May use older or aged materials). Produced in a workshop or “cottage industry” environment and based on actual antiques with extra effort put into each piece for it to be made to look unique. Like antiques items can be very similar though no two will be exactly alike. […]