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

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.... Art Deco Period from 1925 to about 1935 when designers were influenced by simple geometric patterns. Art Nouveau Though relatively short lived, the Art Nouveau style, which appeared in the 1880s and faded out by the First World War, had a dramatic impact, influencing not only the decorative arts....... Colors range from reds, browns and yellows to greens, bluish white and white. Used for making jewelry, cameos, and in decorative objets d'art....... anthemion motif The classically inspired anthemion, or honeysuckle motif, originated with Greek and Roman architecture and was used extensively on furnishings and decorative arts of the late 18th... Read More »

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

.... An extraordinary Colombian emerald smolders in this sumptuous ring This is such a ring.  It has it all: an Art Deco style setting that is a miniature work of art and an emerald so bright and clear, it’s unbelievable....... Posted in Jewelry , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » The Very Best of Art Deco March 29th, 2013 | posted by Susan Lapene Egyptian Art Deco Chandelier Art Deco Diamond and Rock Crystal Brooch I just returned from the Art Deco World Congress 2013 held in Habana, Cuba and have been thoroughly......inspired to present my very favorite Art Deco pieces to you.  I want to share a range of items that came out of this movement, because the way it transformed everything from sculpture to lighting is truly astounding... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Danielle Halikias » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...: Master of Art Deco Sculptures November 5th, 2014 The Art Deco period was renowned for its sculptures featuring high quality figures with rhythm and movement......In » Create Account Shopping Bag 1-888-711-8084 Antiques Furniture Silver Clocks Porcelain Glass Canes Objets d'Art Lighting Music Boxes Scientific......& Medical Various Fine Art Paintings Sculpture Jewelry Stone Colored Diamonds Colored Gemstones Diamonds Emerald Opal Other Pearl Ruby Sapphire Tanzanite Type Bracelets Brooches/Pins Cufflinks Earrings... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Phillip Youngberg » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...| Comments Off A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory: From Antiquity to Art Deco October 4th, 2013 Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Art Deco period......In » Create Account Shopping Bag 1-888-711-8084 Antiques Furniture Silver Clocks Porcelain Glass Canes Objets d'Art Lighting Music Boxes Scientific......& Medical Various Fine Art Paintings Sculpture Jewelry Stone Colored Diamonds Colored Gemstones Diamonds Emerald Opal Other Pearl Ruby Sapphire Tanzanite Type Bracelets Brooches/Pins Cufflinks Earrings... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...: From Antiquity to Art Deco Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Art Deco period....... Dunstan Silver Flatware Service 177 pieces "Francis I" Coffee and Tea Set by Reed & Barton La Promeneuse (The Walker) by Toulouse-Lautrec Collecting 19th Century Art Chances are good that the wonderful landscape your parents bought 30 years ago to hang over the mantel wasn't purchased as an investment... Read More »

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...: Master of Art Deco Sculptures November 5th, 2014 | posted by Danielle Halikias The Art Deco period was renowned for its sculptures featuring high quality figures with rhythm and movement....... This new style was inspired by the joie de vivre of the young society of the 1920s. At the forefront of this movement was Romanian born sculptor, Demetre Chiparus who is now considered to be one of the masters of Art Deco bronzes....... These bronze women are depicted as long and slender and are often adorned in elegant costumes. A magnificent Art Deco bronze sculpture by D... Read More »

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

...– from a majestic onyx and doré bronze clock to a gleaming art deco bar. Although the newly acquired items have not been through our research and photography departments, I have a few pieces I would love to share with you......In » Create Account Shopping Bag 1-888-711-8084 Antiques Furniture Silver Clocks Porcelain Glass Canes Objets d'Art Lighting Music Boxes Scientific......& Medical Various Fine Art Paintings Sculpture Jewelry Stone Colored Diamonds Colored Gemstones Diamonds Emerald Opal Other Pearl Ruby Sapphire Tanzanite Type Bracelets Brooches/Pins Cufflinks Earrings... Read More »
Tiffany

The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
.... silver also changed to reflect the en vogue styles of their respected periods. From the naturalistic elements of Art Nouveau to Colonial Revival, Art Deco and today's Modern motifs, Tiffany & Co....... is one of those companies whose very name conjures up images of opulence, wealth and good taste. And, while their mark on the history of decorative arts is monumental, their beginning was much more humble....... Tiffany's first showing was at the 1867 Paris Exposition. The exhibit was relatively modest by European standards, showing regular items from their stock such as tea and coffee sets, pitchers and a creamer that is now owned by the Philadelphia Museum of Art... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Art Deco Period from 1925 to about 1935 when designers were influenced by simple geometric patterns. Art Nouveau Though relatively short lived, the Art Nouveau style, which appeared in the 1880s and faded out by the First World War, had a dramatic impact, influencing not only the decorative arts....... Colors range from reds, browns and yellows to greens, bluish white and white. Used for making jewelry, cameos, and in decorative objets d'art....... anthemion motif The classically inspired anthemion, or honeysuckle motif, originated with Greek and Roman architecture and was used extensively on furnishings and decorative arts of the late 18th... Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/20/2012
.... Crafted by the Arburo firm run by Arthur Bursens and Gustav Roels, this mechanical marvel is essentially an entire band set within an elegantly constructed Art Deco cabinet... Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/20/2012
.... Crafted by the Arburo firm run by Arthur Bursens and Gustav Roels, this mechanical marvel is essentially an entire band set within an elegantly constructed Art Deco cabinet... Read More »

America’s Artistic Pioneer–Louis Comfort Antique Tiffany ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 01/21/2011
.... At the time of Tiffany's death in 1933, the floral opulence of Art Nouveau gave way to the sleek styling of Art Deco......America’s Artistic Pioneer–Louis Comfort Antique Tiffany ~ M.S. Rau Antiques America’s Artistic Pioneer–Louis Comfort Tiffany A A A Louis Comfort Tiffany is internationally recognized as a master of the American decorative arts....... Considered to be the driving force behind the Art Nouveau style in America, Tiffany worked with nearly every decorative medium imaginable, even serving as the first Design Director for his father's Tiffany & Co... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Stories Archives » Page 2 of 5 » The official weblog of M.S

...provides the first glimpse for many of us of our newest acquisitions. This year’s first container held a trove of fascinating objects – from a majestic onyx and doré bronze clock to a gleaming art deco bar......In » Create Account Shopping Bag 1-888-711-8084 Antiques Furniture Silver Clocks Porcelain Glass Canes Objets d'Art Lighting Music Boxes Scientific......& Medical Various Fine Art Paintings Sculpture Jewelry Stone Colored Diamonds Colored Gemstones Diamonds Emerald Opal Other Pearl Ruby Sapphire Tanzanite Type Bracelets Brooches/Pins Cufflinks Earrings... Read More »