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

...: Beautiful Baccarat Vases October 20th, 2012 | posted by James Gillis Baccarat Opaline Glass Vases Cartouche Windows with Decorative Enameled Flowers The beauty of Baccarat takes so many forms....... From dazzling crystal chandeliers to ornate ormolu and crystal centerpieces, the elegance of Baccarat design is recognized by museums, collectors, and royalty worldwide as some of the most desirable......’s reign, the Baccarat glassworks company was founded in the town of Baccarat in the Lorraine region in eastern France... Read More »

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

...the […] Posted in Fine Art , From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » A Celebration of Color: Beautiful Baccarat Vases October 20th, 2012 The beauty of Baccarat takes so many forms....... From dazzling crystal chandeliers to ornate ormolu and crystal centerpieces, the elegance of Baccarat design is recognized by museums, collectors, and royalty worldwide as some of the most desirable... Read More »

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

.... Baccarat Crystal Nautical Inkwell All the drama and glamour one expects from Art Nouveau can be found in this Baccarat crystal nautical inkwell... Read More »

A Brief History of Baccarat Glass and Crystal ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/23/2009
...A Brief History of Baccarat Glass and Crystal ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Baccarat Glass of Kings A A A In response to a wealthy landowners request to make the best use of the natural resources of the infertile Baccarat region of France, King Louis XV created......"Compagnie des Cristalleries de Baccarat" in 1765 by royal decree. The renowned company was the first French glassworks firm established to directly compete with imported Bohemian counterparts....... The Baccarat firm also made a large contribution to the nation's economy by providing work for the local wood cutters and accelerating the region's recovery following the destruction of the Seven Years War... Read More »

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

...suite owned by Benito Mussolini, a Charles X billards table made by Chevillotte of Orleans, France, an outstanding 24-light Baccarat crystal chandelier, and several tester beds. Owner Bill Rau is very... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Some of the finest crystal ever made is from Baccarat in France (est. 1816) and Waterford in Ireland (est. 1729). cut glass Any glass whose surface has been cut into facets, grooves and depressions aided by a large, rotating wheel... Read More »

Antique Family Heirlooms ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/22/2012
.... Whether you acquire a Georgian silver epergne, an important flatware service by Tiffany, or crystal by Baccarat, M... Read More »

Let There Be Light: Choosing the Right Antique Chandelier ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2011
.... Makers such as Osler, Saint Louis and Baccarat vied to create theses wonderful fixtures. They were, indeed, the ultimate status symbol......-2396 | 29-2986 This exceptional chandelier by Baccarat features opaline glass, cut crystal and ornate doré bronze. Circa 1850 Expressive and figural, this rare French 8-light oak chandelier was carved in the dramatic Baroque style... Read More »