Its been happening so frequently that these headlines are almost starting to become old news. Still, it does make you want to go poking around in your grandmothers attic… Neglected Family Vase Sets 66 million Record for Chinese Art at Auction Apparently the 18th-century Qianlong-era porcelain vase was discovered while cleaning out a modest London […]
The last three years, have seen lighting fast changes within many of China’s industries. And the antiques/reproductions segment has in no means, escaped this. So what can we expect in the future?
Without saying if I agree or disagree, here are two interesting articles which I picked up off the Museum Security Network website (though one was originally from Bloomberg) regarding last years controversial auction of a bronze heads of a rat and a rabbit looted from Beijing’s Summer Palace in 1860 . Interesting perspectives – one […]
No wonder customs is so difficult when it comes to exporting antique stone these days….. The return of a smuggled Tang Dynasty (AD 618 – 907) sarcophagus from the United States to China may serve as a good example for international collaboration to curb the rampant pillaging and smuggling of treasures, researchers have said. The […]
https://www.antiquefurniturefair.com/ Showdates： May 15-18,2009 Venue： Shanghai Exhibition Center （No.1000 Yan`an Road (Middle)Shanghai P.R.China Approved by : Shanghai Foreign Economic Relation & Trade Commission Shanghai Cultural Administration Committee Organizer： Shanghai Antique Dealers Association Shanghai Real Exhibition Service Co., Ltd. Sponsors: Shanghai Collection Association Zhejiang Collection Association Shanghai Zhongfu Curio Center Shanghai […]
For those furniture importers, wholesalers, trade buyers, interior designers or furniture retailers in the business who were unable to make it to this years Shanghai furniture fair, its worth heading over to our China sourcing blog to see what you missed. Shabby chic remains a strong look and some of this years other nicer […]