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What’s in a Name? The Splendor of Antique Imperial Jadeite Jewelry ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
.... One such tale tells of a Chinese emperor who offered fifteen cities for a jadeite carving so small that it fit in the palm of his hand... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... This remarkable antique Italian sculpture is a faithful model of ruins of the Temple of Roman Emperors Vespasian and Titus in Rome.......  Vespasian was a Roman Emperor from 69 AD to 79 A.D., and the founder of the Flavian dynasty, which ruled the empire for 25 years....... This imperial cult worship was as much a sign of allegiance to the emperor of Rome, or as a political and diplomatic gesture, as it was a formal religion... Read More »

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...Rubens Masterpiece June 14th, 2013 | posted by Bill Rau This portrait of Emperor Marcus Aurelius by Peter Paul Rubens dates to his days as a student in Antwerp. It is a rare glimpse into the artist’s early......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, students in his extensive studio did......student in Antwerp.  The Emperor Marcus Aurelius  is one of them. This astonishing oil on panel was executed in the late 1590s during his studies with the distinguished Antwerp artist Otto van Veen, who had... Read More »

What’s in a Name? The Splendor of Antique Imperial Jadeite Jewelry ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
.... One such tale tells of a Chinese emperor who offered fifteen cities for a jadeite carving so small that it fit in the palm of his hand... Read More »