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Opal and Emerald Bead Necklace

Opal Emerald Bead Necklace

Brilliant and rare opals exhibit an incredible play of fiery color in this mesmerizing graduated necklace. The large beads total 437 dazzling carats, and each exhibits an extraordinary level of translucence and color. Each of the eye-catching gems is separated by elegant emerald beads… Read More »
The Henry Clay Armoire

M.S. Rau Antiques Donates Henry Clay Armoire to the Cabildo

The Henry Clay Rosedown Plantation Armoire is an extremely rare and monumental Gothic Revival Rosewood "winged" armoire originally made by Crawford Riddell of Philadelphia for the White House (for the bedroom now known as the Lincoln Bedroom). Crafted of the finest Brazilian… Read More »
The Queen of Sheba by Federico Beltrán-Masses

The Queen of Sheba by Federico Beltrán-Masses

La Rena de Saba (The Queen of Sheba) displays the uniquely theatrical and bold style that permeates the distinctive oeuvre of Federico Beltrán-Masses. Simultaneously traditional yet daringly modern, the striking canvases of the Cuban-Spanish master truly defy classification. Highly… Read More »
French Billiard Table - Gothic Revival

French Billiard Table - Gothic Revival

Exceptionally rare and beautifully constructed, this French billiards table is a celebration of the Gothic Revival style and of innovative 19th century design. Architectural in form, this rosewood table is both a decorative and constructive masterpiece. Friezes adorned with detailed… Read More »
Vintage French Foosball Game Table

Vintage French Foosball Game Table

This delightful vintage foosball table is a wonderful and entertaining testament to the French obsession with soccer. The diverting machine is an iconic piece of French popular culture from the mid-20th century, a time when a foosball table could be found in most cafés and bars… Read More »
English Skeleton Clock by Smith & Sons Exhibition-Quality

English Skeleton Clock by Smith & Sons

Touted by famed clock author Derek Roberts to be "one of the finest English skeleton clocks produced" this exceptionally rare and magnificent bronze skeleton clock is a work of true horological mastery. Positively attributed to the firm of John Smith & Sons of Clerkenwell,… Read More »
French Napoleonic Prisoner of War Guillotine Model

French Napoleonic Prisoner of War Guillotine Model

An incredible and extremely rare artifact of world history, this monumental model of a double guillotine was created during the Napoleonic wars by a French prisoner of war. A hand-written letter of ownership, dated 1900, accounts how this model was created by a prisoner from scraps of beef… Read More »
Rare Savoyard Music Box by Polyphon

Rare Savoyard Music Box by Polyphon

This exceptionally rare "Savoyard" automaton disk player by Polyphon Musikwerke is one of only a handful known to exist, and the only one known to be in perfect working condition such as this. When a coin is dropped in the slot, the large terra-cotta organ grinder's hand turns… Read More »
Portrait of Rita de Acosta Lydig by Giovanni Boldini

Portrait of Rita de Acosta Lydig by Giovanni Boldini

Giovanni Boldini 1842-1931 | Italian Ritratto di Rita de Acosta Lydig The Rothschild Boldini Signed and dated "Boldini 1911" (lower right) Oil on canvas Among the most sought after portraitists of his day with a distinctive, instantly recognizable style, Giovanni Boldini… Read More »
16 Ct. Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring

16 Ct. Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring

Displaying exceptional beauty and brilliance, this remarkably rare gemstone is one of the best Fancy Vivid Yellow diamonds on the market today. Weighing 16.78 carats, the incredible diamond exhibits a stunning yellow hue that is made all the more dazzling by its exquisite Modified… Read More »