Hong Kong must shut door on illicit trade in antiquities before it can emerge as global art hub

272f9384-2299-11e8-b079-e65f92ed111a_1280x720_160532-1-710x335 Hong Kong must shut door on illicit trade in antiquities before it can emerge as global art hub

The trade in looted artefacts in Hong Kong began over a century ago, when such items were sold on Hollywood Road. Experts say Hong Kong’s busy port and set of rules protecting buyers of illicit pieces have allowed this trade to continue. “If you want to buy looted antiquities, Hong Kong is one of the best places in the world to do it,” says Steven Gallagher, associate dean of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law.

Hong Kong, el paraíso del contrabando de antigüedades… que China quiere aprovechar

hong-kong-el-paraiso-del-contrabando-de-antiguedades-que-china-quiere-aprovechar Hong Kong, el paraíso del contrabando de antigüedades... que China quiere aprovechar

PEKÍN PONE FRENO A LOS CAZATESOROS httpss://www.elconfidencial.com/mundo/2017-10-30/hong-kong-paraiso-contrabando-antiguedades_1466468/ Rodeado de esculturas de feroces dioses budistas, mercaderes de la ruta de la Seda y voluptuosas cortesanas de la dinastía Tang, el propietario de uno de los numerosos anticuarios de Hollywood Road, una de las calles más antiguas de Hong Kong, enseña con orgullo su colección. “La mayoría de piezas […]

New Course: learn about collecting Chinese antiques, ceramics, Tibetan art, textiles and chinese furniture.

SDC10713 New Course: learn about collecting Chinese antiques, ceramics, Tibetan art, textiles and chinese furniture.

This fall of 2011, Roger Schwendeman and Chris Buckley, both specialists in China Antiques, will be conducting a unique series of classes on Chinese Antiques. These sessions are intended to provide pointers for negotiating the maze/minefield that is the Beijing antique market and for finding genuine items of good quality. The first sessions begin on Friday 23rd September 2011 starting with antique furniture related topics.

Deutsche Botschaftsschule Peking – Antiquitätenkurs mit Roger

Deutsche Botschaftsschule Peking Patengruppe Einladung an „Neu und Alt“ in Peking Dienstag, 09. März 2010, 10:00 Uhr bis 12:00 Uhr Antiquitätenkurs mit Roger (in Englisch) Wann: Dienstag, 09. März 2010, 10:00 Uhr bis 12:00 Uhr Wo: In der DSP Was: Roger (ein Englisch-Muttersprachler, der auch perfekt Mandarin spricht) ist der Chef von ACF (Antique Chinese […]

ACF China in the New York Times/Herald Tribune: Reactionaries? Make That ‘Collectors’

ACF-China_new-york-times-article ACF China in the New York Times/Herald Tribune: Reactionaries? Make That ‘Collectors’

Mr. Schwendeman, an American who has worked in China’s antiques trade for eight years, said Chinese buyers are still paying top dollar for jade and furniture from the Ming and Qing dynasties made from rare hardwoods like yellow rosewood and ebony, which most foreigners ignore.

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