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M.S. Rau Antiques Exhibits More Than 30 Never-Before-Seen Impressionist Paintings, November 16, 2012 – January 4, 2013

November 13th, 2012

M.S. Rau Antiques will mark the end of its centennial with a specially curated exhibit of more than 45 significant works of art, many from world-renowned Impressionist artists. These works, many of which belong to private collectors and have never been seen in public before and others which are in the Rau collection for public […]

All the king’s horses and all the king’s men…

September 29th, 2009

Container day is a really great time at M.S. Rau. Even though we have to be at work so early, the excitement of opening the boxes overcomes our sleepiness! There are so many unique pieces to find amidst all the cardboard and paper. My favorite piece in our new container has to be the  German Maximilian […]

Happy Birthday, Princess

May 27th, 2009

Birthday parties are great, aren’t they? Most of my birthday parties were backyard affairs…lots of cake, lots of kids and, of course, lots of presents and toys! I guess that’s how most of us remember our birthdays…unless you’re a royal. We recently acquired a most remarkable piece of silver, given by King George III to […]

Welcome to our new website

May 13th, 2009

I am pleased to invite you to the new M.S. Rau Antiques website! While you’ve always been very complimentary about our website, we felt it was time to spruce things up…the result is an exciting new, feature-rich site that showcases the wonderful things we have to offer you. Among the new features: • Videos and […]

First Edition By Sir Isaac Newton

April 27th, 2009

I find sometimes that the more interesting pieces in the gallery are not necessarily the most beautiful. Take for instance this first edition of Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton. How fascinating is it to be able to look through one of the most scientifically influential books whenever you would like. Though I […]