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China is one of the world’s largest auction markets, generating billions of dollars each year. its ultra-wealthy are cashing into the world of quick returns. But not everyone's a winner. The insatiable appetite for ancient ceramics is feeding a dark underbelly. More than ever before, counterfeits are flooding in, fooling even the best experts. From the rolling hills of China's last archaeological site, to the kilns of forgery masters the private museums of the country's super rich, explores the world of Chinese antiques asks, will human greed destroy this centuries old history? More from on: YouTube - http://aje.io/YouTube Facebook - http://facebook.com/ Twitter - http://twitter.com/aj Instagram - http://instagram.com/aj Website - http://aljazeera.com/
Do you know what your antiques are worth? How about those old magazine's you have collected over the years?
In Hong Kong a rare piece of Ming dynasty porcelain is expected to fetch up to $38m. An upswing in trade has transformed the territory into the world's biggest auction centre for Chinese art and antiquities. Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports.
These old furniture are really interesting because they have many symbols: the animals, the poems, the division of space between the bed and where you take off you clothes, your shoes...
I bought these swords from eBay from China a few years ago for a song. Are they cheap fakes or genuine articles? You judge for yourself. I just checked eBay again. There are fewer and fewer of these nowadays, especially ones with inscriptions. And they sell for much, much more. The katana on top has the inscription of 寬永元年 (the 1st year of Kan'ei Period--1624). The bladesmith was 田野圭仲. The blade is made of folded steel. I don't see a hamon line (That doesn't mean it is not there. Often it will take a professional polisher to bring that out.) The medium length tanto in the middle was from the 1st year of the Jōō (承応) period (1652). The bladesmith was 敏郎. The blade appears to be non-folded steel, with a prominent hamon line. The last short tanto has the inscription 正宗 (Masamune) but no d...
Visit Us at http://www.bidamount.com/chinese-art-asian-antiques-auction-news-letter-ebay/ A narrated examination of 237 images of Chinese pottery and porcelain ranging from the Song to Republican period. Numerous images of details, foot rims, reign marks and glazes. Ming, Qing examples. Check our other videos.
Find out more about the objects featured here: http://www.pimlicoantiques.co.uk/antique-vases-selection/ Read Isla’s blog here: islasimpson.co.uk/blog/2016/7/6/an-antique-vase We're delighted to have with us Isla Simpson, who is a blogger and has recently written a piece about vases at the gallery and we've actually brought a few of these items - the ones that you highlighted - and put them on this table here: they are Chinese 19th century and I chosen for their sculptural qualities and these are based on gourdes, the ones of the front as you can see the based on the full moon. What was your reason for selecting the these among your group of favourites? Isla: Well I loved the colour of the green ones so that immediately struck out because I think that would look just so stunning and ...
See more from Antiques Roadshow + Southern Living: http://bit.ly/PYklFD Take it out and use it—you heard it from the experts at Antiques Roadshow! Find out what else Suzanne Perault of the Rago Arts & Auction has to say about enjoying china.
Located at the southeast corner of the 3rd Ring Road in Beijing, covering an area of 48,500 square meters, Panjiayuan Flea Market is the largest, most complete, cheapest and most popular market selling second hand goods and curios in China. There are so many types of goods in the market that it is like a museum. Source: travelchinaguide.com