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Antique Marble Sculpture | Bronze Statues | Rare Sculptures ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Antique Marble Sculpture | Bronze Statues | Rare Sculptures ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Back to Top... Read More »

Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

... Shibayama Elephant Item 29-9986 Japanese Bronze and Ivory Figure Item 29-6231 Three Dogs Carved Ivory Handled Cane Item 30-0793 Rare Air Gun Cane Item 28-6589 Shakespeare Partridge Wood Cane... Read More »

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...by Jean-Pierre Latz, circa 1745, stands nearly nine-feet high. The original mercury-gilded bronze envelopes the entire clock and is rendered in a stunning hunting motif.   Few things in the fine art......comprising mother-of-pearl and dyed horn inlaid into golden brass of the absolute highest order. Stunning, original mercury-gilded bronze mounts of exceptional quality adorn the pedestal and the clock....... The design of both the bronze and marquetry highlights the theme of hunting. The goddess Diana, with bow and arrow drawn, tops this majestic timepiece, while stags support the clock atop the pedestal... Read More »

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...• Decorative marquetry of brass, pewter, and bronze are pierced into tortoiseshell and ebony veneer • Features gilt bronze feet with twisted channeling... Read More »

Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... Crafted in 1840, it combines original period 17th-century Florentine pietra dura plaques with hand engraved dore gold-plated bronze mounts and an ebonized base to create a multi-tiered confection... Read More »

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...| Comments Off A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory: From Antiquity to Art Deco October 4th, 2013 Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Art Deco period.......  In fact, some items made using this technique have been dated to the Bronze Age.  When speaking of these early years of its use, the term often refers to sculptures made around a wood frame and covered […] Posted in M.S. Rau Blog... Read More »

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...armsarmor Mameluke Sabre Sword Item 29-4589 Ancient Luristan Bronze Spearhead Item 29-6006 17th-Century Hungarian Hetman Mace Item 29-6009 Bayonet from the WWI Battle of Vimy Ridge Item 29-6198 Back... Read More »

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...-Pierre Latz May 1st, 2014 | posted by Bill Rau The Augustus III Clock by Jean-Pierre Latz, circa 1745, stands nearly nine-feet high. The original mercury-gilded bronze envelopes the entire clock and is rendered......and enveloped in the most spectacular polychrome Boulle marquetry comprising mother-of-pearl and dyed horn inlaid into golden brass of the absolute highest order. Stunning, original mercury-gilded bronze mounts......of exceptional quality adorn the pedestal and the clock. The design of both the bronze and marquetry highlights the theme of hunting. The goddess Diana, with bow and arrow drawn, tops this majestic timepiece, while... Read More »

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..., 2014 | posted by Bill Rau The Augustus III Clock by Jean-Pierre Latz, circa 1745, stands nearly nine-feet high. The original mercury-gilded bronze envelopes the entire clock and is rendered in a stunning......Boulle marquetry comprising mother-of-pearl and dyed horn inlaid into golden brass of the absolute highest order. Stunning, original mercury-gilded bronze mounts of exceptional quality adorn the pedestal......and the clock. The design of both the bronze and marquetry highlights the theme of hunting. The goddess Diana, with bow and arrow drawn, tops this majestic timepiece, while stags support the clock atop... Read More »

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

..., 2014 | posted by Bill Rau The Augustus III Clock by Jean-Pierre Latz, circa 1745, stands nearly nine-feet high. The original mercury-gilded bronze envelopes the entire clock and is rendered in a stunning......Boulle marquetry comprising mother-of-pearl and dyed horn inlaid into golden brass of the absolute highest order. Stunning, original mercury-gilded bronze mounts of exceptional quality adorn the pedestal......and the clock. The design of both the bronze and marquetry highlights the theme of hunting. The goddess Diana, with bow and arrow drawn, tops this majestic timepiece, while stags support the clock atop... Read More »

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

...– from a majestic onyx and doré bronze clock to a gleaming art deco bar. Although the newly acquired items have not been through our research and photography departments, I have a few pieces I would love to share with you....... Crafted of lavish mahogany and doré bronze fittings, this desk possesses an outstanding patina that intrigues with its evident use by a dedicated businessman....... From furniture to figurines, each shipment has an array of items, each with its own unique story. The container that arrived today (July 19) included several bronze sculptures (including a Renoir buste), a game... Read More »

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

...” of luxury and style. Even the fine arts were impacted by the new ideals of Art Deco. “Friends Forever” by Demetre Haralamb Chiparus is a charming figure of a young girl and her two borzoi, or Russian wolfhound companions, comprised of patinated, cold-painted bronze and intricately carved ivory, a......combination known as chryselephantine. The combination of ivory and bronze was pioneered in Belgium at the turn of the 20th century.......   Friends Forever Bronze and Ivory by Chiparus All of these pieces express the various wondrous qualities of Art Deco... Read More »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...* The Augustus III Clock by Jean-Pierre Latz, circa 1745, stands nearly nine-feet high. The original mercury-gilded bronze envelopes the entire clock and is rendered in a stunning hunting motif... Read More »

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

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.... Barye received a medal from the Salon in 1831 for Tiger Devouring a Gavial and his talents paved the way for future bronze sculptors, including his student Auguste Rodin....... Barye was also an innovative bronze craftsman developing new techniques of casting, chiselling and patination which became the cornerstone of modern bronze work. Bateman, Hester (1709....... Bronze dore Ornamental coating of gold leaf or gold dust. Also known as gliding. Bun foot A furniture support that resembles a slightly flattened ball or sphere... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
....” * Le Rivage de Villerville, Maree Basse, by Eugene Boudin* With serene… Read More » A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory.......  In fact, some items made using this technique have been dated to the Bronze Age.  When speaking of these early years of its use, the term often refers to sculptures made around a wood frame and covered with… Read More... Read More »