It's often said that a company is only as good as its people. If that is true, then M.S. Rau Antiques is a great company. Our sales consultants are among the finest, most knowledgeable group of professionals in the antiques industry, each bringing with them a unique insight and expertise. With more than 200 combined years of experience, our sales team offers customers an invaluable wealth of knowledge and a remarkable dedication to quality and service.
Bill Rau has been a part of the Rau sales force quite literally since he was a boy, following in the footsteps of his uncle Elias Rau and his father Joe Rau. Now, Bill is the third generation to take the helm of M.S. Rau Antiques. His experience at all levels of the business, from operations to acquisitions to sales is well respected both inside and outside of the gallery. Each of Rau's sales consultants was selected not only for their expertise in the antiques and fine art fields, but also for their love and enthusiasm of antiques and fine art. Their excitement for the great things we have to offer is one of the reasons M.S. Rau clients are so loyal...we share their passion.
Please take a few minutes to get to know our stellar sales team, see the pieces they are excited about and read their individual blogs. If you have questions for any of the sales consultants, please do not hesitate to contact them directly.
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Jim Cottrell's scholarly approach has made him a superb resource for clients, particularly those interested in fine art and important silver.
With more than 20 years in the antiques field and a keen eye for quality, Phillip's expertise spans a broad range of antiques and fine art.
For more than 10 years Susan Lapene has been dedicated to the study, acquisition and sale of fine jewelry and antiques, making her a trusted resource for Rau clients.
Ludovic's formal fine art and antiques training and experience at galleries both in the United States and France make him a valuable asset to the M.S. Rau team and to his clients.
Having just received his Masters of Liberal Arts in Latin American history, James brings an eager enthusiasm to the gallery.
Lyndon's love of fine antiques and art, along with his dedication to providing superior service to his clients, make him a valuable member of the M.S. Rau Antiques team.
Deborah's knowledge and passion for the fine arts, particularly her years of experience specializing in paintings and sculpture, make her a valuable asset to her clients.
Danielle's interior design training, experience as an art consultant and keen eye for quality make her a valuable asset to clients seeking to build their collections.
Bill Rau has spent much of his life working for, and now running, M.S. Rau Antiques. He is a leading expert on 18th and 19th century European and American antiques and fine art and has been published in numerous publications.