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Jewelry Clearance Sale ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...& Diamond Earrings Item 29-9253 White Baroque Freshwater Pearl Necklace Item 29-8273 Cabochon Sapphire & Diamond Ring Item 29-3338 Etruscan-Style Diamond Brooch Item 28-6465 Diamond Cluster Earrings Item 29-2806 Baroque South Sea Pearl Necklace Item 29-3556 Unique Diamond Watch by Corum Item 29... 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 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 » 2013 » June

.... It is a rare glimpse into the artist’s early work, circa 1600. Emotional. Mesmerizing. Profound. All of these words and more have been used over the centuries to describe the work of Baroque master Peter Paul Rubens. We....... This painting, entitled  The Emperor Marcus Aurelius  provides this intriguing insight into the works of the Baroque master... Read More »

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

...: Amazing South Sea Pearls 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... Read More »

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

.... The lush, swirling flora motif, punctuated by the namesake flower, is a wonderfully baroque design. Our set is dated to 1880 and is in pristine condition, with all 208 pieces nestled in a handsome mahogany case....... Coysevox was one of the most important court painters under Louis XIV, executing many official portraits for the king and court. He is known for a mix of styles – the ornate baroque admired by the king... Read More »

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

...rare glimpse into the artist’s early work, circa 1600. Emotional. Mesmerizing. Profound. All of these words and more have been used over the centuries to describe the work of Baroque master Peter Paul......’s early works–the true foundations of their genius. This painting, entitled  The Emperor Marcus Aurelius  provides this intriguing insight into the works of the Baroque master. As was typical of the time... 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 »

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

...| posted by Bill Rau South Sea Pearl Earrings Baroque South Sea pearls are the perfect blend of classical elegance and modern flair... Read More »

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

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...-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 »

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 »