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...Fine Art & Impressionist Paintings From The 18th, 19th and 20th Century ~ M.S. Rau Antiques... Read More »

How to sell to M.S. Rau Antiques | Are you looking for an appraisal ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/16/2011
...(unless they have an important    provenance or maker such as Paul Revere or Paul Storr) • Late 19th- or 20th-century silverplate unless accompanied by a significant... Read More »

The Los Angeles Art Show ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 10/24/2011
.... We will be showcasing exceptional works by van Gogh, Monet, Renoir, Godward, Dawson, Cortes, Grimshaw, Morisot, and many other respected artists from the 18th, 19th and early 20th centuries....../18/2015 | Los Angeles A A A M.S. Rau Antiques is pleased to participate in the 20th Annual Los Angeles Art Show, along with more than 100 other fine galleries representing a broad spectrum of art from modern to traditional and everything in between... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jim Cottrell » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

....  Churchill is deeply woven into the history of the 20th Century. I find it fascinating to read about Churchill......’s influence on the 20th century and relate it to his personal life and passion for painting. Churchill received encouragement to seriously......’re always thrilled when we have the chance to offer it to our clients. We just received an amazing pair of Russian palace slipper chairs that really capture the opulence of mid 19th century Russia... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Liz Beirise » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Artisans from the 16th century and those from 20th century have engaged in this lengthy and imaginative sequence, which results in intricate......’s precision and an artist’s eye make pietre dure one of the most fascinating techniques in decorative arts. Even more remarkable is that the process has remained mostly unchanged throughout the centuries......[…] Posted in Antiques , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » The Spirited Style of Art Nouveau July 25th, 2012 As one of the more recognizable movements in art and design, Art Nouveau is pervasive in visual culture even today... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Events Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...movement as well as the innovators who carried the Impressionist ideals into the 20th century. This remarkable collection includes paintings spanning the pre-Impressionist and Impressionist movements with works by Claude Monet, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Vincent van Gogh and Jean-Baptiste Camille......» A Meeting of Masters: The Los Angeles Art Show 2011 February 21st, 2011 | posted by Bill Rau Owner Bill Rau and sales consultant Lyndon Lasiter getting ready for the show opening What happens when the works of 18th-century portraitist Thomas Gainsborough and late 20th-century......’s Battle Between Carnival and Lent to 20th-century legend Norman Rockwell’s Billiards is Easy to Learn, the M... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
.... France took leadership in the construction of quality tabatières during the last quarter of the 19th century and early 20th century....... The successor company, John Manger and Sons, London, was in operation during the early 20th century but did not reach the same level of quality as the earliest......efforts remained fruitless. In the early years of the 19th century, Frisard embarked on a series of journeys to exhibit his mechanical pieces throughout Europe, he eventually died in 1810 during the return journey to Geneva... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Antiques Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...by Sèvres artist Horace Bieuville, these exquisite vases were created to draw attention to the shift in European decorative art ideals at the turn of the 20th century, which focused upon Art Nouveau......out of business, or converting their businesses to making watches and other mechanical devices. Other companies, like Arburo of Belgium, made innovations well into the mid-20th century. This remarkable......’s greatest works Meissen porcelain is considered to be the first European porcelain ever to be created. Developed in the early 18 th century by Johann Friedrich... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Fine Art Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...,” a term used to describe any artistic style bound by idealism and academic restriction. As a result, Bouguereau fell out of appreciation for a majority of the 20th century, and became a name only the most studied 19th-century art scholars might recognize....... Disappointed by the “mechanized” ideologies of academic art, the Pre-Raphaelites utilized exacting details, luminous palettes and sincerity to subject that ushered in a new era of expression in the 19th-century British art world......’s works are undeniably distinctive and are some of the most highly sought-after 19th-century British artworks on the market... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Glossary]
.... Lalique A luminous, transparent glass introduced in the early 20th century by Rene Lalique of France. Most of his designs have a sculptural quality achieved by pressing and alternating a dull with a polished surface....... Gave a high-gloss finish to furniture in Europe in the 17th century. Mother-of-pearl, coral, and metals were often inlaid in the lacquer to create a decorative effect... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques From Our Sales Team Archives » The official weblog of M.S.

...of the 20th century, which focused upon Art Nouveau and Japonisme influences. Measuring nearly four-feet in height, each grand vessel is enveloped with a stylized organic motif of graceful swans gliding....... Disappointed by the “mechanized” ideologies of academic art, the Pre-Raphaelites utilized exacting details, luminous palettes and sincerity to subject that ushered in a new era of expression in the 19th-century British art world......’s works are undeniably distinctive and are some of the most highly sought-after 19th-century British artworks on the market... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jewelry Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...combination known as chryselephantine. The combination of ivory and bronze was pioneered in Belgium at the turn of the 20th century......» In An Instant, I Was Whisked Away… September 20th, 2013 | posted by Susan Lapene Staring deeply into the rich green hue of this emerald, so crisp and clean, I was transported back in time to a visit I made to the Emerald Isle....... Jean-Marc Vacheron was born the son of a weaver and by the age of 20 he was a multi-talented watchmaker. In 1819 François Constantin sent a letter to Jacques... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Stories Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...of the 20th century. When the bout was announced, most analysts at the time believed Ali was no match for the younger and seemingly stronger Foreman, who had won 18 of his last 20 matches by knock out. Ali....... Disappointed by the “mechanized” ideologies of academic art, the Pre-Raphaelites utilized exacting details, luminous palettes and sincerity to subject that ushered in a new era of expression in the 19th-century British art world......’s works are undeniably distinctive and are some of the most highly sought-after 19th-century British artworks on the market... Read More »
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The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
.... Leadership of Tiffany & Co. silver manufacture would pass through several hands between 1902 and 1965. Through the 20th century, the styles of Tiffany & Co... Read More »

Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Glossary]
...’s illustrious history. For centuries, Wedgwood had been a leader in innovation and design, but by the early 20th century, they teetered on the brink of financial ruin......." The wedding cup originated in Germany during the 16th century, but only a few examples survive from that early time and is now often referred to as the wedding cup for the role it plays in nuptial feasts... Read More »