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« on: December 13, 2014, 05:09:38 pm »

I had a great day last Friday at the 2014 Asia Regional Snuff Bottle Exhibition held in the Kreta Ayer Community Centre in Chinatown, Singapore.

Most enjoyable was meeting the artists and particularly our Singapore-based fellow bloggers Richard Baey and Pin

   

Thanks to Richard and Pin's help with translation, I was able to meet and talk to some artists whose bottles I have, here with Song Yiming and Ma Baoku

   

and particularly to meet master artist Lu Jianguang again after 15 years and show him the set of six Kangxi Emperor bottles I bought so many years ago when he was resident artist at CAC Hong Kong

 

My thanks to Richard and Pin for their companionship, talk and particularly help with translation. A great day which I will remember for many years.
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« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2014, 06:03:10 pm »

How wonderful !
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« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2014, 06:19:46 pm »

Hi Geoff

I glad to learn that you have a good time!

I look forward to meeting you again soon.

My apology for not being a good host as there were too many activities happening at the same time!

Regards.


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« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2014, 07:49:42 pm »

No apologies necessary Richard - you were a good host to me and others.

Without you and Pin as my translators, I could have done very little but smile.

Geoff
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« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2014, 10:03:15 pm »

Great day and good conversation and fantastic jokes for a Saturday afternoon !!

Oh, between me and Geoff, we brought 4 bottles too !!!

4 bottles of Tiger beer  Grin

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五花馬,千金裘。呼兒將出換美酒,與爾同銷萬古愁。

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« Reply #5 on: December 14, 2014, 03:25:13 am »

Dear Geoff, Pin and Richard,

Thanks for sharing and I am sure the exhibition was a great success.

Pin, do share photos of the 4 bottles you and Geoff bought.  Tongue

Cheers,
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« Reply #6 on: December 15, 2014, 05:33:19 am »

So glad for the sharing and  wonderful opportunity you had to get together at the Exhibition.  Please do share photos of the bottles you purchased when you get a change.  We would love to see your treasures!
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« Reply #7 on: December 15, 2014, 04:54:58 pm »

Thanks for your comments. It was a really enjoyable day.

For those members unfamiliar with Singapore Tiger bottles, here is a photograph of one of the four Pin and I purchased



The others looked very similar.
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« Reply #8 on: December 15, 2014, 07:06:56 pm »

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For those members unfamiliar with Singapore Tiger bottles, here is a photograph of one of the four Pin and I purchased

NICE!!!!!!!!!!
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« Reply #9 on: December 15, 2014, 07:11:43 pm »

Sorry to say, its too small for my taste.)
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« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2014, 12:34:05 am »

It has great provenance !

And can be trace back to 1932....
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« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2014, 12:35:11 pm »

LOL
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« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2014, 03:38:56 am »

Sorry to miss your visit to the show on the Saturday, Pat.

i was only able to drop in the exhibition site on Sunday afternoon. Good exposure for any snuff bottle
collector !

hope to see you someday.

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« Reply #13 on: December 17, 2014, 03:50:55 am »

Hi All

I will be posting more photos regarding the event once I have all my photos sorted out.

Stay tuned!


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« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2014, 04:42:47 pm »

And it still has the original stopper! Impressive.  Grin
It looks like fun. A pity I was already home.  Is this an annual meeting?
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Thanks for your comments. It was a really enjoyable day.

For those members unfamiliar with Singapore Tiger bottles, here is a photograph of one of the four Pin and I purchased



The others looked very similar.
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« Reply #15 on: December 17, 2014, 08:01:06 pm »

Hi Joey

Yes, it is supposed to be an annual affair hosted by different country of the Asia Snuff Bottle Association, namely China, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Each country is to take turn hosting the event each year.

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« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2014, 03:01:16 pm »

Dear Richard,
    Can you please send me the info for joining The Asia Snuff Bottle Association, or how to organise The Israel Snuff Bottle Group/Society/Association, so we can join the above body. Israel is in (west) Asia, after all.
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 Joey


Hi Joey

Yes, it is supposed to be an annual affair hosted by different country of the Asia Snuff Bottle Association, namely China, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Each country is to take turn hosting the event each year.

Regards.


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