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Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

...çois Linke Item 28-9812 The Versailles Cabinets Item 29-2033 The Robinson Crusoe Sideboard by Garrard Robinson Item 29-1051 Important Jupe's Patent Dining Table Item 28-9705 Incredible English Mahogany......7 Pedestal Dining Table Item 29-1347 Colonial Revival Dining Room Suite Item 29-1585 Marquetry Secretaire à Abattant by Andr... Read More »

Antiques and Fine Art Client Testimonials ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 09/11/2009
.... In the past 18 years, I have purchased exceptional pieces from M.S. Rau, including a Tiffany flatware set, a great dining table and amazing jewelry, and I always associate this wonderful gallery with authenticity. And the 125... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

...Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site Antiques Fine Art Jewelry The Versailles Cabinets Item No. 29-2033 • Exquisite pair of cabinets crafted by master ébéniste Paul Sormani • Decorative marquetry of brass,... Read More »

11th Annual Aspen Antiques and Fine Arts Fair ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/14/2013
.... It is a fun event for dealers and patrons surrounded by many holiday-weekend activities combing fine-art, exquisite-dining, and the best summer weather in the country. IMAGE: M... Read More »

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

....S. Rau Blog | Comments Off Dining Elegance November 8th, 2013 | posted by Lyndon Lasiter For many, some of the most pleasurable memories we hold are of evenings spent around the dinner table.......  The way we eat together now, however, is still a relatively new construct.  In fact, the fork was not commonly used in Western Europe until the 1500s and the concept of a separate room for dining would not take hold until the 18 th century.......  Once these changes were underway, however, dining quickly became an elaborate affair. As coursed meals came into vogue, a plethora of specialized utensils began to appear on the table, and silversmiths spent more and more time on crafting and decorating these items... Read More »

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

...of […] Posted in Fine Art , M.S. Rau Blog | Comments Off A Grand Dining Experience: The 224-Piece American Silver Dining Service November 1st, 2013 There was a time when dining was much more than enjoying good food amongst family and friends, it was a luxurious event that could make or break one......’s reputation in social circles. A household’s most expensive furnishings and accessories could be found in the dining room, but perhaps none reflected the taste and sophistication... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Lyndon Lasiter

..., and […] Posted in Antiques , From Our Sales Team | Comments Off Dining Elegance November 8th, 2013 For many, some of the most pleasurable memories we hold are of evenings spent around the dinner table.......  The way we eat together now, however, is still a relatively new construct.  In fact, the fork was not commonly used in Western Europe until the 1500s and the concept of a separate room for dining would......» The Art of Fine Dining January 31st, 2013 The shining element to any dinner party is great flatware. A table set with fine silver becomes a bit of historical theatre rather than just a meal, and the guests, players in the art of dining. M... Read More »
Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe

Antique Regency Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 07/05/2011
...Antique Regency Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe A A A A marvel of technical innovation and classic beauty, this wonderful round dining table was patented by Robert Jupe in 1835....... When expanded, this lovely table for six is transformed into dining for eight with a simple turn. Watch as Lyndon Lasiter demonstrates the amazing mechanism and shows you why this table is a true......masterpiece. Tags: 28-9705 | Jupe table | dining table... Read More »

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

...2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 Meta Entries RSS Comments RSS Archive for January, 2013 The Art of Fine Dining January 31st, 2013......| posted by Lyndon Lasiter The shining element to any dinner party is great flatware. A table set with fine silver becomes a bit of historical theatre rather than just a meal, and the guests, players in the art of dining. M....... that never go out of style. Dining with antique flatware is more than just an elegant experience, it is a continuation of the fascinating history of food, artistry, and the appetites of the elite... Read More »
Danielle Halikias

Danielle Halikias ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/26/2013
...& Co. Chrysanthemum Flatware Service Triple Pedestal Mahogany Dining Table La plage d'Hendaye by Hippolyte Pradelles Royal Scot By Terence Tenison Cuneo... Read More »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
... by John Frederick Herring, Sr. Van Cleef & Arpels Ruby and Diamond Cufflinks George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest Triple Pedestal Mahogany Dining Table Brahin Meteorite The Gladstone Dinner Service by Paul Storr Japanese Meiji... Read More »

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

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2011
.... For centuries these magnificent crystal, bronze and colored glass creations have served as bellwethers of wealth and status, adorning the great halls and dining rooms of Europe and all far reaches of the world....... Most of our clients buy a chandelier for their dining room and there are a few rules of thumb to follow when buying such a fixture....... These are just a few of the things in your dining room that will frame your chandelier. When it comes to the foyer, there is no "right" size or height for a chandelier... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
..., carrying everything from toiletries and jewelry to sewing and writing instruments. Nef The nef, developed during the Middle Ages, is a vessel in the form of a ship that was used at the dining table... Read More »
Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe

Antique Regency Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 07/05/2011
...Antique Regency Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Round Dining Table by Robert Jupe A A A A marvel of technical innovation and classic beauty, this wonderful round dining table was patented by Robert Jupe in 1835....... When expanded, this lovely table for six is transformed into dining for eight with a simple turn. Watch as Lyndon Lasiter demonstrates the amazing mechanism and shows you why this table is a true......masterpiece. Tags: 28-9705 | Jupe table | dining table... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Shield back A chair back fashioned in the shape of a shield. Common in Hepplewhite designs. Sideboard A long, large piece of dining-room furniture with a flat top, and sometimes a superstructure for displaying china and glass... Read More »