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Shenton Song

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Ancient Coins and Modern Chinese Paintings

PRESENTED ON APR 01, 2016
IN KUCHING @ VOL 2

Shenton Song shares his passion in collecting items ranging from ancient coins that he turned into unique cufflinks to modern Chinese art that is unique to Sarawak, his home.

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