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

...| No Comments » A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory: From Antiquity to Art Deco October 4th, 2013 | posted by Phillip Youngberg Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity......a wood frame and covered with layers of ivory and gold; each material was used to represent either flesh or adornments, respectively.  Later, “chryselephantine” came to describe the combination......is perhaps once of his more evocative creations. A unique technique unlike any other, chryselephantine creates a beautiful juxtaposition between the natural and manmade.  Working with such a delicate material... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Phillip Youngberg

...[…] Posted in Fine Art , From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | 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... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...: From Antiquity to Art Deco Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Art Deco period... Read More »

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

...combination known as chryselephantine. The combination of ivory and bronze was pioneered in Belgium at the turn of the 20th century... Read More »

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

...combination known as chryselephantine. The combination of ivory and bronze was pioneered in Belgium at the turn of the 20th century... Read More »