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.... The first known example that resembles what we think of as a clock was built in the town of Dunstable, in Bedfordshire, England in 1283... Read More »

Two Porcelain Perfume Bottle from Jacob Petit ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... Many efforts were made throughout continental Europe and England to duplicate the formula for this coveted material, all of them  failing... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Justine D'Ooge » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Born in 1881 in a small mining village in England, Susannah Margaretta ‘Daisy’ Makeig-Jones showed artistic... Read More »

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

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.... Typically, satinwood is used as a veneer and it remained popular in England throughout the late 18th and 19th centuries....... Scallop shell A semi-circular shell with ridges radiating from a point at the bottom. This ornamental motif was common in furniture design during the Queen Anne and Georgian periods in England and America....... Solon was forced to leave the Sevres porcelain factory in France and move to England due to the onslaught of the Franco-Prussian war... Read More »

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

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.... Originally designed for storing sheet music and books, canterburies first appeared in England during the late 18th century, and today are suitably designed for holding magazines and newspapers....... Chippendale Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779 was one of the great cabinet makers of the 18th-century England. His work shows a refinement of Georgian styles, influenced by the Gothic, Chinese, and French rococo....... The number of bottles could vary from two to six or more and were often combined with casters. crystal Fine, high-quality glass containing lead oxide invented in 17th century England... Read More »

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

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.... Today, Irish furniture is highly sought after by collectors, though few pieces are found on the market. Ironstone china Created to imitate porcelain, Ironstone china was first made in England in 1813 by Charles James Mason of Staffordshire and was known as "Mason's Ironstone... Read More »

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

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.... Some of the finest tea caddies created in England were crafted of exotic woods, adorned with tortoise shell, ivory and mother....... Tunbridge Ware Tunbridge Ware refers to a form of intricately inlaid wood decoration made famous in the town of Tunbridge Wells in Kent, England... Read More »

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

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.... Blue John A variety of the mineral fluorspar with distinctive banding of blue, violet, and purple, found at Treak Cliff, near Castleton in Derbyshire, England....... Britannia silver was mandatory in England from 1697 to 1720 and is composed of 958 parts silver in 1000. All Britiannia silver is hallmarked with the figure of Britannia....... Commonly used in William and Mary case furniture. Bureau Desk popular in late 17th-century England and France distinguished by its sloping fall... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
..., vermeil and bronze in Europe , the United States , Asia and Australia . They were suppliers "to her Royal Highness the Queen of England", among others... Read More »

Kirkus Reviews 19th Century European Painting: From Barbizon to Belle Epoque ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 11/13/2012
.... Although Paris was the epicenter, Rau notes the accomplishments of the Newlyn School in England, the magnificence of Venetian View Paintings and the Belle Époque... Read More »

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.... The first known example that resembles what we think of as a clock was built in the town of Dunstable, in Bedfordshire, England in 1283... Read More »

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.... The first known example that resembles what we think of as a clock was built in the town of Dunstable, in Bedfordshire, England in 1283... Read More »

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.... The first known example that resembles what we think of as a clock was built in the town of Dunstable, in Bedfordshire, England in 1283... Read More »

American Brilliance—The History of American Brilliant Period Cut Glass ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/07/2014
.... Among the most notable were a complete table service for the White House and presentation pieces for the presidents of Mexico and Cuba and King Edward VII of England... Read More »

The works of Peter Carl Fabergé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2014
...attended the finest schools in Germany, Italy, France and England. By 1842, his father had established himself as the premier jeweler in St... Read More »