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Exhibition Mechanical Secretaire by Daubet & Dumarest

Exhibition Mechanical Secretaire by Daubet & Dumarest

A French masterpiece of both cabinetmaking and mechanical engineering, this one-of-a-kind and highly important mechanical secrétaire was crafted by the firm of Daubet & Dumarest and was presented at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London's Crystal Palace. At first glance, the tulipwood and… Read More »
Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe

Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe

A marvel of technical innovation and classic beauty, this wonderful round dining table was patented by Robert Jupe in 1835. When expanded, this lovely table for six is transformed into dining for eight with a simple turn. Watch as Lyndon Lasiter demonstrates the amazing mechanism and shows… Read More »
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Louis XV-Period Walnut Armoire

In 18th-century France, you were taxed on the number of closets in your home, so many people used armoires instead. Phillip Youngberg tells a little about the history of armoires and describes this magnificent Louis XV example. Read More »
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French Louis XVI Cylinder Desk

John Finnegan describes in detail this wonderful Louis XVI period bureau à cylindre, or cylinder desk, giving you a glimpse of the beauty of fine 18th-century French furniture. The desk exhibits an exceptional blend of restrained, neo-classical elements and quality craftsmanship and is… Read More »
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Weath TV Features Hepplewhite Sideboard

Wealth TV featured M.S. Rau Antiques in a series of episodes, beginnig with a show focusing on English Antiques. Watch as Bill Rau shows you some of the finest English pieces on the market today, including this fine Hepplewhite sideboard. Read More »
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Wealth TV Features Hepplewhite Chairs

Wealth TV featured M.S. Rau Antiques in a series of episodes, beginnig with a show focusing on English Antiques. Watch as Bill Rau shows you some of the finest English pieces on the market today, including this important set of Hepplewhite chairs. Read More »
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Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Coronation Chairs

In this segment of Wealth TV's feature on English Antiques, Bill Rau shows examples of some of the finest antique furnishings on the market, including a pair of Coronation Chairs used during the Coronation of King George VI. Their simple elegance only hints at their historical significance… Read More »
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Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table

A monumental English billiards table by J. Ashcroft and Sons of Liverpool is the focus of this Wealth TV episode, one in a series focusing on fine English furniture. Watch as Bill Rau describes this magnificent table. Read More »
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Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Architect's Desk

Wealth TV featured M.S. Rau Antiques in a series of episodes, beginnig with a show focusing on English Antiques. Watch as Bill Rau shows you some of the finest English pieces on the market today, including this wonderful architect's desk by Gillows. Read More »
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Christofle Silver Plate Meat Trolley

Bill Rau describes this wonderful Christofle silver plate meat carving trolley in detail. Created by Christofle & Cie around 1890, this trolley would have been a focal point for any fine French restaurant. It remains in excellent, complete condition, retaining its trivets, burners and… Read More »