An absolutely fascinating discussion and article from the New York times in 1908, reporting on the sale of The Conger Collection of oriental antiques, looted during the Boxer Rebellion in China.
Here’s a great tidbit from the Dailyrecord: China pot which owner used as toothbrush holder sells for £30k at auction. Quick – everyone run into their bathrooms right now to see what you got in there! I have a pristine tube of Crest toothpaste which I have been holding onto for years – definitely going […]
These days there is a TON of news articles about the art market and China’s insatiable demand for Chinese artworks and antiques. Did I mention there was a ton of these articles recently? Regardless, this is one of the more interesting ones… June 26 (Bloomberg) — Few people gave Zhao Xin a second look when […]