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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......, but also painting and sculpture, jewelry design, architecture, fashion and advertising. A response to the changes brought on by the Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau was characterized by flowing, abstract shapes and sinuous forms....... Colors range from reds, browns and yellows to greens, bluish white and white. Used for making jewelry, cameos, and in decorative objets d'art... Read More »
October 2012

Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUE METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGU

[from About Us] 12/05/2012
...Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUE METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGURE, BRINGING NATURE'S FORMS TO THE DINNER TABLE. ~ M.......S. Rau Antiques Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGURE, BRINGING NATURE'S FORMS TO THE DINNER TABLE....... October 2012 View Original Article A A A Art Antiques... SAY "ART NOUVEAU," and Hector Guimard's wrought-iron Paris... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » July

...2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 Meta Entries RSS Comments RSS Archive for July, 2012 The Spirited Style of Art Nouveau July 25th, 2012......| posted by Liz Beirise Salammbo Art Nouveau Sculpture by Breton As one of the more recognizable movements in art and design, Art Nouveau is pervasive in visual culture even today......I – to the widely-produced posters and advertisements, Art Nouveau can be appreciated in many forms. Art Nouveau Bed M.S. Rau is fortunate to have in its collection a few outstanding pieces of Art Nouveau that beautifully exemplify the captivating range of objects that possess this style... Read More »

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

...[…] 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......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 Earrings Men... Read More »

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

[from Resource Library] 01/21/2011
.... 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....... At the time of Tiffany's death in 1933, the floral opulence of Art Nouveau gave way to the sleek styling of Art Deco......throughout the world, confirming the artist's legacy as a visionary of the Art Nouveau movement. Tags: Tiffany | 29-1990 | 29-3076 | 29-5659 Louis Comfort Tiffany's iconic windows were so detailed they were often referred to as "paintings in glass... 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......, but also painting and sculpture, jewelry design, architecture, fashion and advertising. A response to the changes brought on by the Industrial Revolution, Art Nouveau was characterized by flowing, abstract shapes and sinuous forms....... Colors range from reds, browns and yellows to greens, bluish white and white. Used for making jewelry, cameos, and in decorative objets d'art... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » James Gillis

...”, then you share the same passion as Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany was an American artist during the Art Nouveau period best known for his stained glass works such as the lampshade seen here......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 Earrings Men... Read More »

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

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...-1904) French glassmaker, potter and cabinetmaker renowned for his stunning Art Nouveau pieces which revitalized the decorative arts industry at the turn of the century... Read More »
James Gillis

James Gillis ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 12/17/2009
...? If you answered "yes", then you share the same passion as Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany was an American artist during the Art Nouveau period best known for his stained glass works such as the lampshade seen… Read More » A Classic Beauty......James Gillis ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A James Gillis With a Masters of Liberal Arts in Latin American History, James Gillis brings an enthusiastic and deep knowledge of History to the gallery......* Venus a La Tortue, after Antoine Coysevox* Collecting art is one of the most enjoyable pastimes. The thrill of the hunt for your next favorite piece is matched only by the joy of watching your collection grow... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » July

...”, then you share the same passion as Louis Comfort Tiffany. Tiffany was an American artist during the Art Nouveau period best known for his stained glass works such as the lampshade seen here......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 Earrings Men... Read More »

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

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.... His work has long been admired for its exceptional quality and innovative interpretation of the Louis XV and Art Nouveau styles... Read More »

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

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.... Common in the William and Mary style. Belle Epoque Curvilinear high style of the later part of the 19th century and early 20th century, combining Victorian electicism and the flowing, sinuous forms of Art Nouveau....... Banding Strip of veneer used as a border for table tops, drawer fronts, etc. Baroque A style of architecture, art and decoration which originated in Italy during the late 16th century and spread throughout Europe....... The name was borrowed from an imaginary cartoon character called Papa Biedermeier, an uneducated country gentleman who considered himself a connoisseur of fine and industrial arts... Read More »

Art Glass, Cameo Glass and Art Nouveau Furniture of Emile Gallé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/22/2009
...Art Glass, Cameo Glass and Art Nouveau Furniture of Emile Gallé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Art Glass of Emile Gallé A A A Emile Gallé......is widely considered the leading artistic innovator of the Art Nouveau movement, creating works of glass and furniture that are breathtakingly beautiful and awe-inspiring in their complexity and variety....... This ancient cameo glass work inspired Gallé; and his interpretation of the art form was nothing short of genius... Read More »