Gabrielle Jaffe is a PTC award-winning writer and editor who is currently based in London. She covers culture, food, travel and nature.

Posts tagged "Chinese antiques"
In China, novel ways to fake ancient goods

In China, novel ways to fake ancient goods

  Strolling through Beijing’s Panjiayuan Market, it’s easy to imagine you’ve entered an antique treasure trove. Hawkers here sell blue and white porcelain, jade trinkets and Cultural Revolution-era memorabilia. If the prices seem too good to be true, that’s because they are. In the past, it
China - any means to regain its treasures

China – any means to regain its treasures

It was like winning the national lottery: equally unexpected and with just as big a jackpot. Last November, a mother and son walked into a Ruislip auction house to see a vase her brother-in-law had kept on a bookcase and insured for a mere £800