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Customer Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

.... International Contact Numbers: United Kingdom and most of Western Europe 00-1-504-523-5660 South America 00-1-504-523-5660 Japan 001-0041-1-504-523-5660 Australia 0011-1-504-523-5660 Most other countries... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau An

...Böttger, this new hard-paste porcelain attracted artists and artisans from all over Europe to establish the first Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, considered to be one of the most refined......concept of water displacement, with a particular amount of displaced water indicating a specific amount of time. These eventually found their way to Europe, where they were used until the end of the 13th... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
...  back many centuries to the Han dynasty. It was introduced into Europe during the Ming dynasty, creating such a craze that it fetched....... 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 Lyndon Lasiter » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

....  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....... Every spring we receive a shipment from our latest buying trip in Europe, which sent us to the very best estates and collections to find the rarest and most fascinating antiques and fine art available on the market... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... No cultural phenomenon makes this more apparent than the Grand Tour, a tour throughout Europe that became de rigueur for young aristocrats beginning in the sixteenth century....... The practice of the Grand Tour introduced young European nobility to the art and culture of Europe with a focus on France and Italy....... These tourists often spent two to four years traveling around Europe in an effort to expand their knowledge of the world by learning about language, architecture, geography, and culture... Read More »

Master Painters of La Belle Epoque ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/27/2013
.... Unfolding steadily after the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71, "The Beautiful Age" was a time of unprecedented luxury and confidence across Europe......Époque also inspired their fellow artists across Europe to study their own cities as never before. Tissot and Stevens One of the founders of this tradition was James Jacques Joseph Tissot (1836....... Equally influential was Tissot's fascination-shared by Stevens-with Japanese artistic techniques, which had surged to prominence across Europe after the American commodore Matthew C... Read More »

Windows Into a Lost World: Antique Pre-Columbian Pottery ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 01/18/2013
...: Pre-Columbian Pottery January 2013 View Original Article A A A Art Fix Daily...   While much of Europe was in the throws of the artistic and social decline known as the Middle Ages, across the Atlantic, the ancient cultures of the Americas were experiencing a vibrant cultural... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Ryan Clark » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... From the extravagant palaces of colonial-era Europe to the majestic estates of […] Posted in Antiques , From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments »... Read More »

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...Böttger, this new hard-paste porcelain attracted artists and artisans from all over Europe to establish the first Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, considered to be one of the most refined....... These eventually found their way to Europe, where they were used until the end of the 13th century. Though accurate, these elaborate mechanisms depended on an individual constantly monitoring the mechanism day and night......important French timepieces to ever come on the market. Considered among the premier ébénistes of the 18th century, Latz counted numerous members of royalty throughout Europe as patrons. His incredible... Read More »

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

...Böttger, this new hard-paste porcelain attracted artists and artisans from all over Europe to establish the first Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, considered to be one of the most refined....... These eventually found their way to Europe, where they were used until the end of the 13th century. Though accurate, these elaborate mechanisms depended on an individual constantly monitoring the mechanism day and night......on the market. Considered among the premier ébénistes of the 18th century, Latz counted numerous members of royalty throughout Europe as patrons. His incredible creations can be found in world’s most prestigious... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Nefs were often paraded at feasts in the courts of Europe and given as presents to royalty and aristocracy....... Developed in ancient Roman times the technique resurged up until the Renaissance in Western Europe and is still common in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East.... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Ludovic Rousset » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Developed in the early 18th century by Johann Friedrich Böttger, this new hard-paste porcelain attracted artists and artisans from all over Europe to establish the first Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, considered to be one of the most refined... Read More »

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

...shared only by those who were fortunate enough to afford the luxury. During this time period, young, upper-class, European men would embark on a Grand Tour of Europe after having finished... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
...efforts remained fruitless. In the early years of the 19th century, Frisard embarked on a series of journeys to exhibit his mechanical pieces throughout Europe, he eventually died in 1810 during the return journey to Geneva......, 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 »

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...Böttger, this new hard-paste porcelain attracted artists and artisans from all over Europe to establish the first Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen GmbH, considered to be one of the most refined......found their way to Europe, where they were used until the end of the 13th century. Though accurate, these elaborate mechanisms depended on an individual constantly monitoring the mechanism day and night... Read More »