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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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau An

...of the Art Nouveau and Japonisme surrounds each magnificent vase. Each bears the signature of Sèvres artist Horace Bieuville, and dated 1900 and 1899, respectively.   Beginning in the mid-19th century......the perfect opportunity to illustrate their mastery of the Art Nouveau aesthetic through these Monumental Swan Vases at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair. Designed 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 and Japonisme influences. Measuring nearly four... 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 »

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...[…] 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 »
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The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
.... Moore's personal love for art, especially Oriental art (an important precursor to Art Nouveau), became apparent during the time between the end of the Civil War until around the late 1880s....... Louis Comfort Tiffany's influence on the production of Tiffany silver is apparent in the Art Nouveau patterns that flourished during his tenure....... 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... Read More »

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...illustrating the influences of the Art Nouveau and Japonisme surrounds each magnificent vase. Each bears the signature of Sèvres artist Horace Bieuville, and dated 1900 and 1899, respectively.   Beginning......Porcelain Manufactory saw the perfect opportunity to illustrate their mastery of the Art Nouveau aesthetic through these Monumental Swan Vases at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair. Designed 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 and Japonisme influences... Read More »

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

.... A motif of sensuous swans executed in a style illustrating the influences of the Art Nouveau and Japonisme surrounds each magnificent vase....... The legendary Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory saw the perfect opportunity to illustrate their mastery of the Art Nouveau aesthetic through these Monumental Swan Vases at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair. Designed......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... Read More »

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

.... A motif of sensuous swans executed in a style illustrating the influences of the Art Nouveau and Japonisme surrounds each magnificent vase....... The legendary Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory saw the perfect opportunity to illustrate their mastery of the Art Nouveau aesthetic through these Monumental Swan Vases at the 1900 Paris World’s Fair. Designed......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... Read More »

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

...”, 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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Bill Rau » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory saw the perfect opportunity to illustrate their mastery of the Art Nouveau aesthetic through these Monumental Swan Vases at the 1900 Paris......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

[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 »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...  * The quality and scale of these stunning Sèves porcelain vases denotes their creation for the 1900 World's Fair. A motif of sensuous swans executed in a style illustrating the influences of the Art Nouveau and Japonisme surrounds each magnificent vase......Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A Bill Rau Considered one of the foremost experts on 18th- and 19th-century European and American antiques and fine art, Bill Rau has worked in the family-owned gallery full....... An avid collector as well an authority in his field, Bill has helped to place several items in museums around the world, including the New Orleans Museum of Art, the San Antonio Museum of Art... 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 »

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 »