CHINA PASSA A DAR VALOR A ANTIGUIDADES

CHINA PASSA A DAR VALOR A ANTIGUIDADES Por DAN LEVIN PEQUIM – Cerca de quatro décadas após a Revolução Cultural, quando muitos dos tesouros centenários do país foram desfigurados ou destruídos graças à ordem de Mao de erradicar “os quatro velhos” -velhas ideias, velha cultura, velhos costumes e velhos hábitos-, a China inverteu sua atitude […]

纽约时报:寻宝!寻宝!古董收藏热席卷中国

美国《纽约时报》2010年2月4号文章:反动派?还是 叫“收藏者”吧 记者:丹-莱文(DAN LEVIN) 崔晓松(音)是3号参赛者,他身穿吊带裤身材有些发福,手里抓着一把金锤,像个要改主意的刽子手那样吞着口水。作为中国最火爆的鉴宝类节目《天下收藏》的 嘉宾,崔先生知道下一段广告之后,他不得不面临惨烈后果。受害者是什么?一件上了釉的优雅的花瓶,那是他买来参赛的,他以为是清朝货,能值3万美元。

In search of Shanghai’s genuine antiques

Furniture: Fully Furnished Original article published August 18th, 2009 You’re tired of seeing your Ikea desk in every other Shanghai home, so you’ve decided to find something unique–a conversation piece. Luckily, Shanghai abounds with places selling all types of antique furniture, but there are some ground rules to finding real deal antiques. First, research and […]

Sitting on history: Antique expert Roger Schwendeman reads Chinese history by touching and feeling it

Roger_J_schwendeman Sitting on history: Antique expert Roger Schwendeman reads Chinese history by touching and feeling it

Agenda Magazine (Beijing) July 2009 Sitting On History Antique expert Roger Schwendeman reads Chinese history by touching and feeling it In a previous life, Roger Schwendeman worked in information technology, where things changed constantly. In his job of the last seven years with ACF China, a company that employs local artisans to collect and restore […]

Treasure Hunt: City Weekend goes in search of Beijing’s genuine antiques

Roger_schwendeman-chinese-antiques-specialist Treasure Hunt: City Weekend goes in search of Beijing’s genuine antiques

Original article published in City Weekend Magazine March 16th, 2009 By Thomas Talhelm Fully Furnished Of all the different types of antiques, furniture has one of the quickest learning curves in the art of spotting fakes, making it a great choice for beginners. Buying furniture also entails less risk, since pieces can still make great […]

ISB Talk – Making Your Move Go Smoothly – Roger Schwendeman explains what antiques can and cannot be take away from China

(The following is a brief talk given at the International School of Beijing) Making Your Move Go Smoothly April 15th, 2009 This was a morning full of useful information for parents who may be moving this year or in the future. Our 6 speakers covered a wide variety of topics and had a wealth of […]

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