Lyndon Lasiter

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19 posts by Lyndon Lasiter:

We Simply Cannot Contain Ourselves!

May 10th, 2013

This has been an exciting week at M.S. Rau Antiques. Every spring we receive a shipment from our latest buying trip in Europe, which sent us to the very best estates and collections to find the rarest and most fascinating antiques and fine art available on the market. After a whirlwind buying excursion, all the […]

The Art of Fine Dining

January 31st, 2013

The shining element to any dinner party is great flatware. A table set with fine silver becomes a bit of historical theatre rather than just a meal, and the guests, players in the art of dining. M.S. Rau Antiques has been privileged to have many fine flatware sets in its 101-year history, with time-honored patterns […]

Tracking The New Year, Antique Style

January 4th, 2013

People have been preoccupied with measuring and recording time since ancient civilizations first relied upon the sun, moon and stars to gauge the passing of days. As each age advances in technology, so does the humble clock, born of the rudimentary sundial and elevated to mechanical and design triumph, as seen in this majestic French […]

A Journey Through Nineteenth-Century Paintings With Bill Rau

September 28th, 2012

From Barbizon to La Belle Epoch,  from Albert Charpin to Federico Zandomeneghi and everything in between, our soon to be released book written by Bill Rau,  An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century European Painting, is a must have for not only collectors but for art lovers in general. It has been said that the nineteenth-century generated more […]

The Earth and Stars at Your Fingertips: 18″ Globes by J & W Cary

June 13th, 2012

Summer has arrived, which means the travel season is in full swing. I recently returned from a vacation with my family, and many of my friends are planning their trips to places both near and far. If you have a passion for traveling, this pair of extremely rare 18” J & W Cary globes will […]

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