Buying antiques in Laos
24th January, 2011
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Hi all, I've been at the markets in Vientiane today and loved the look of some of the things that are being sold in the antique shops, particularly the opium teapots.
I have a couple of questions that I hope somebody can answer.
1. Any idea if these a real antiques? If they are, is it removing some of their important cultural heritage if I purchase some of these things?
2. Any trouble getting things like this out of Laos?
#1 Posted: 16/3/2011 - 19:50
Yes they are real. You cannot antique export Buddha images.
#2 Posted: 17/3/2011 - 11:07
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