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M.S. Rau Antiques

...M.S. Rau Antiques flintlockpercussion British Saw Handle Percussion Pistols Item 29-6522 English Pocket Pistols by Oates Item 29-9263 French Dueling Pistols Item 29-9906 French Traveling Pistols... Read More »

Customer Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Customer Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A Customer Service For almost a century, M.S. Rau Antiques has provided customers with an unparalleled level of Customer Service at our gallery in the heart of New Orleans' historic French Quarter... Read More »

Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques iv2014 Carved Ivory Eagle handled Cane Item 30-0783 Carved Ivory Monkey-Handled Cane Item 30-0788 French Napoleonic Prisoner-of-War Carved Ivory Box Item 30-1857 George III Ivory Tea......Dressing Table Item 28-5052 Neoclassical Oblong Box Item 28-6627 William & Mary Period Marquetry Bureau Item 28-1409 Easy Rider by Bruno Zach Item 30-0709 Antique French Sewing Kit Item 30-1508 Back to Top... Read More »

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

.... The amount of new artistic talent and influence of 19 th Century French Impressionism is nearly indescribable, almost unbelievable....... Breaking from religious and static scenes, French impressionists sought to capture the unaffected, ephemeral, fleeting effects of Parisian bourgeoisie leisure life....... In the explosion of French Impressionism, Morisot was able to successfully forge her way into extreme popularity, admiration, and esteem. Posted in M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments... Read More »

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

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...Glossary of Antiques Terms - Antiques Glossary ~ M.S. Rau Antiques A A A abattant French term for "drop lid" or "fall front" as in an abattant secretary....... Aubusson Flat, tapestry-woven coverings named for the French manufactory in Aubusson, established in 1664. Aubusson fabrics are highly-regarded and of exceptional quality.... Read More »

Company Information | History | Over 100 Years ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

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...A A A   M.S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for more than 100 years, earning the trust of discerning Antiques collectors worldwide... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

...½" wide x 16" deep x 45" high The Versailles Cabinets(Opposite page) These exquisite French cabinets are based on a model by the legendary cabinetmaker Andr....... The original cabinets were made by Boulle for King Louis XIV in 1700 to decorate the Palais du Louvre. After surviving the French Revolution, they were placed in the basement of Versailles for safe keeping... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

....S. Rau Antiques has been a French Quarter landmark for almost 100 years earning the trust of discerning antiques collectors worldwide... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... By 1839 he employed approximately 200 artisans and was well established as one of a handful of the elite French hard-paste porcelain manufacturers....... PARFUM FLACON Purest white French hard-paste porcelain parfum flacon stands upon four scrolled feet supporting the four lobes of the body. The......  slender neck features four cascades of descending loops. The finial/stopper is a parcel gilt ringed dome. Painted decoration to the flacon is French Blue and Gold... Read More »

New Orleans Film Festival ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 07/15/2011
...brunch, and rubbing elbows with Oscar winners at mansion parties in the city’s French Quarter. in just four years, the festival has more than doubled its overall attendance, now serving over 22,000 attendees, and has also quadrupled the number of filmmakers in attendance (nearly 85... Read More »
Pierre Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir...Brushstrokes of a Genius ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Mesmerized by the vivid palette of Eugene Delecroix and the works of the French rococo masters, Renoir embraced the use of vibrant colors and lighthearted themes that would later define much of his life's work....... Renoir began meeting and exhibiting with his classmates, along with several other French artists, and became instrumental in establishing the group widely known as the French Impressionists....... His lively, sensual paintings set him apart from his peers and, through his work, Renoir created a modern, carefree image of the French bourgeoisie... Read More »

Exhibition Mechanical Secretaire by Daubet & Dumarest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/21/2014
...& Dumarest A A A A French masterpiece of both cabinetmaking and mechanical engineering, this one-of-a-kind and highly important mechanical... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Deborah Choate » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... The amount of new artistic talent and influence of 19th Century French Impressionism is nearly indescribable, almost unbelievable....... Breaking from religious and static scenes, French impressionists sought to capture the unaffected, ephemeral, fleeting effects of Parisian bourgeoisie leisure life... Read More »

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

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.... Adapted from the French 18th-century style, it is also called a chaise lounge. Regence French Transitional period in French furniture design between Louis XIV and the Rococo style developed by Louis XV....... Bright veneers of rosewood and satinwood were widely used. Regency English Period of severe neoclassicism from 1810-1820 influenced by the French Empire....... Rococo Period in French design originating in the 18th century following the Baroque era. An assymetrical motif, it was often overly ornamental... Read More »

Blue Diamond Catches People's Eye in New Orleans ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 09/07/2013
...’s eyes in the Crescent City September 2013 View Original Article A A A WDSU NEW ORLEANS — A sparkling new collector's item in the French Quarter is catching people's eyes around the globe... Read More »