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

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...Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A Queen Anne A period in English furniture design from 1702-1714, characterized by adaptation of Baroque and the extensive use of the cabriole leg... Read More »

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

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.... Louis XIV Known as the Sun King, he reigned in France between 1643 and 1715. Influenced the Baroque style in furniture during the earlier part of the reign which later developed into the Regence style....... Mahogany and oak were widely used. Baroque was large, masculine, and symmetrical. Regence was characterized by its use of curves and introduction of Chinoiserie... Read More »

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

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...Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A Jacobean Period in English design from 1603 to 1688, characterized by practicality and a tendency toward Baroque... Read More »

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

...December 21st, 2012 | posted by Bill Rau South Sea Pearl Earrings Baroque South Sea pearls are the perfect blend of classical elegance and modern flair. These dynamic jewels command considerable attention... Read More »

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

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.... Rococo Period in French design originating in the 18th century following the Baroque era. An assymetrical motif, it was often overly ornamental... Read More »

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

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.... 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... Read More »

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

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.... Cornucopia Classical motif in the shape of a goat's horn out of which spills fruit, vegetables, and flowers. A symbol of fertility and abundance popular during the Baroque and Rococo periods... Read More »

So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Antique Flatware ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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....'s Chrysanthemum pattern incorporates traditional Baroque elements with a modern, natural motif of the elegant flowers that give the service its name... Read More »