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How to sell to M.S. Rau Antiques | Are you looking for an appraisal ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/16/2011
....   Items we typically do not purchase:   • Prints (unless signed by an important artist) • Single pieces of flatware, dinnerware or stemware... Read More »

Client Testimonials | Top-Rated Fine Art & Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques ~ 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 »

Fabergé Silver Flatware Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/21/2014
...Fabergé Silver Flatware Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Fabergé Silver Flatware Service A A A This rare and exquisite 275-piece silver flatware service for 12 by Fabergé....... This is truly a remarkable opportunity to own an important treasure by one of the world's most legendary makers. This set is housed in its custom-fitted oak chest. Tags: faberge | silver | flatware... Read More »

The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
.... Complete, matched sets of flatware became the vogue and any family of any social position owned a flatware service....... While they had long carried flatware lines of other manufacturers, Tiffany began to design and manufacture their own flatware services....... Often referred to as the "golden age" of Tiffany silver, the emergence of the great flatware and hollowware patterns occurred during this period... Read More »

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

...» 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.......S. Rau Antiques has been privileged to have many fine flatware sets in its 101-year history, with time-honored patterns... Read More »
Lyndon Lasiter

Lyndon Lasiter ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 10/06/2010
.... Silver English King Flatware Service Japanese Meiji-Period Cabinet Meat Carving Trolley with Duck Press Natural Fancy Pink Diamond Ring 2... Read More »
Peter Hernandez

Peter Hernandez ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 01/10/2014
.... Silver English King Flatware Service La Promeneuse (The Walker) by Toulouse-Lautrec Multicolor South Sea and Tahitian Pearl Necklace... Read More »
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[from About Us] 12/05/2012
...Martelé flatware set for 12 of 285 pieces, one of only two Martelé flatware sets that Gorham made. The asking price is $350....... American Art Nouveau master Tiffany & Co. is, of course, synonymous with the Art Nouveau period. Tiffany's 1870s "Japonism" silver vases sport dragonflies, butterflies and other insects that were drawn from Japan's decorative arts and also used for the firm's tableware and flatware that crawl... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
.... Dunstan Silver Flatware Service 177 pieces "Francis I" Coffee and Tea Set by Reed & Barton La Promeneuse (The Walker) by Toulouse-Lautrec Collecting 19th Century Art Chances are good that the wonderful landscape your parents bought 30 years ago to hang over the mantel wasn't purchased as an investment... Read More »

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

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.... Though it was the most expensive pattern to produce for tea services and flatware, it soon became the most highly prized and luxurious of all Tiffany patterns... Read More »

So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Antique Flatware ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 01/11/2011
...So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Antique Flatware ~ M.S. Rau Antiques So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Flatware A A A Dining in the Victorian-era was truly an art form....... Before long, there soon became a utensil for every food imaginable. This regal 306-piece Gorham flatware service in the Henry II pattern provides a complete service for 12 guests....... Spoons and servers for chocolate, two different spoons for soup and broth (or bouillon), knifes and forks for fruit, three different picks for olives, nuts and pickles, it's a wonder how a dinner guest could keep it all straight which piece of flatware went with what food... Read More »

The Changing Face of Dining Traditions ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 10/29/2009
.... The Revolution of Flatware The use of utensils for eating was not a new idea during Medieval and Renaissance times, but there was no flatware or silverware, as we know it today....... Sterling flatware, massive dinner services, furniture created specifically for dining, and the dining room itself all converged during the Georgian period and provided the backdrop for many majestic gatherings....... The Victorians also introduced a bewildering assortment of flatware. A far cry from the simple knife of their ancestors, a different utensil now existed for every conceivable use... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jim Cottrell » 2/2 » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiqu

...and […] Posted in From Our Sales Team | No Comments » Fabergé Flatware Set April 27th, 2009 To me Carl Faberge was a great instrument of design....... You can certainly see that in this entire set of Fabergé flatware. I want you to know that these silversmiths worked... Read More »

Hester Bateman Silversmith ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
.... Her early work shows her talent in the design of flatware, which consisted mainly of spoons. Later, she turned to creating small domestic pieces such as salts and cream jugs....... Production expanded to a small number of domestic pieces such as medallions, snuff boxes and seals. Various companies such as the Needle makers, Coopers and Grocers commissioned such items as covered cups, coffee urns and large sets of flatware... Read More »

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...Silver Flatware Service In his youth Carl Faberge attended St. Petersburg’s German-language grammar school, but his studies later took the budding craftsman abroad......Dining Service . Our suite for 12 guests comprises not only an exceptional Francis I sterling silver flatware service by Reed & Barton, but also a remarkable 69-piece hollowware set by Redlich & Co......complete tea and coffee service, tazzas, a rose bowl, and even a demitasse set, make this service truly grand. Extensive services that include both flatware and hollowware are rare to find on the market... Read More »