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Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Victorian Oak Display Cabinet

Standing at nine-feet high and displaying all of the aesthetic hallmarks of the Victorian era, this oak cabinet is an English masterpiece of both cabinetmaking and mechanical engineering. At first glance, the finely carved oak cabinet appears to be the perfect piece for displaying a… Read More »
Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B Music Cabinet

This incredible Hupfeld Phonoliszt-Violina Model B music cabinet is among the rarest and most advanced automatic music players of its time. The remarkable machine, crafted by renowned Leipzig firm of Ludwig Hupfeld, is one of the most mechanically complex music players ever made, boasting… Read More »
Bureau du Roi by François Linke

Bureau du Roi by François Linke

Inspired by the most famed Bureau du Roi (King's Desk) created for King Louis XV, this breathtaking interpretation of the royal secrétaire is one of only four known created by the celebrated ébéniste François Linke. While two are presumed to be held in private European collections, the… Read More »

M.S. Rau Antiques Since 1912

Bill Rau explains why M.S. Rau Antiques is one of the finest antiques and fine art galleries in the world. From rare flawless yellow diamonds, to masterworks by van Gogh and Monet, to the finest silver and furnishings, you will find it at M.S. Rau's New Orleans gallery. Read More »
M.S. Rau Antiques

M.S. Rau Antiques Since 1912

Bill Rau explains why M.S. Rau Antiques is one of the finest antiques and fine art galleries in the world. From rare flawless yellow diamonds, to masterworks by van Gogh and Monet, to the finest silver and furnishings, you will find it at M.S. Rau's New Orleans gallery. Read More »
Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers

This handsome pair of 54-Bore Adams 1855 Model Double Action Percussion Revolvers feature elegant engraved and gold-washed handles, and are of presentation quality. The barrels and frames of each revolver are abundantly engraved with scrollwork and retain much of their original gold-washed… Read More »
Swiss Burlwood and Ebonized Interchangeable Cylinder Music Box

Swiss Burlwood and Ebonized Interchangeable Cylinder Music Box

A captivating and exceptionally engineered Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box with its original cabinet by Ami Rivenc of Geneva. Set in a beautiful case of burled and ebonized walnut with satinwood inlay, this piece serves not only as melodious entertainment but also as a fine… Read More »
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 »
Chameleon diamond ring

Chameleon Diamond Ring 4.03 Carats

Chameleon diamonds are the rarest and most sought after of the Fancy colored diamonds,and they are the only natural colored diamonds that are able to change color. This stunning round brilliant-cut jewel weighs an incredible 4.03 carats and displays a certified Fancy Grayish Green color… Read More »
Bubblegum Pink Sapphire Ring

Bubblegum Pink Sapphire Ring

An extraordinarily rare, 16.37-carat Pink Ceylon sapphire takes center stage in this striking ring. Displaying the perfect purplish-pink bubblegum hue for which the finest pink sapphires are so beloved, this enchanting, cushion-shape gem boasts both crystal-clear clarity and grand size.… Read More »