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

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...A A A abattant French term for "drop lid" or "fall front" as in an abattant secretary. acanthus Stylized carving of the acanthus leaf commonly used to decorate furniture....... 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 »

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 »

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

[from About Us]
...Company Information | History | Over 100 Years ~ M.S. Rau Antiques 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 »

.... A student of the great Neoclassical artist Ingres, his painting technique boasts an unsurpassed degree of finish and luminous coloration, hallmarks of the French Academy......’s works were eagerly bought by fine art connoisseurs world-wide who considered him the most important French artist of the 19th century......design. The hallmark is dated 1787, placing it just before the French Revolution. Price: $14,850 Ivory Artemis and Actaeon Tankard Carved entirely out of ivory, this 6 3/4″ x 12 1/8″ tankard from the mid-19... Read More »

Satchmo Summerfest, New Orleans French Quarter ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 04/18/2012
...Satchmo Summerfest, New Orleans French Quarter ~ M.S. Rau Antiques New Orleans Events Satchmo Summerfest 07/31/2014 - 08....../3/2014 | New Orleans A A A The end of summer brings with it another New Orleans favorite: Satchmo Summerfest. Festival goers gather in the French Quarter to page tribute to the life, legacy and music of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong as well as to immerse themselves in the culture, food, music and everything....... Get more information about Satchmo Summerfest: http://www.fqfi.org/satchmosummerfest/ Tags: Festival | Satchmo | New Orleans Photo Courtesy of French Quarter Festivals, Inc... 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 »

Louisiana Cajun and Zydeco Festival ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 04/03/2013
....S. Mint, New Orleans French Quarter A A A Now in its eighth year, the Louisiana Cajun Zydeco Festival showcases the unique, two-stepping dance music of the Bayou State and features a dizzying array......of local arts and crafts, and, of course, mouth watering food! Cajun and zydeco artists from across the state converge in the French Quarter for a festival like no other... Read More »
October 2012

Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUE METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGU

[from About Us] 12/05/2012
.... Because the Martele pieces were so labor-intensive, the output was limited. Phillip Youngberg of M.S. Rau in New Orleans says that Gorham went to the 1900 Expo hoping that Martele would attract the French market....... While the firm won numerous awards, "it didnt' work. The French only wanted to buy French," says  Youngberg. M.S. Rau has a rare 1897....... "They were an amazing firm," says Lewis Smith of Koopman Rare Art in London. "Their quality is really better than some of the French... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » May

...2010 January 2010 December 2009 October 2009 September 2009 August 2009 July 2009 May 2009 April 2009 March 2009 Meta Entries RSS Comments RSS Archive for May, 2012 The beauty of French Provincial furniture May 31st, 2012......| posted by James Gillis A fantastic Louis XV French Provincial Table Every so often, a piece of furniture comes along that perfectly embodies both the form and function of the period in which it was made....... This magnificent French Provincial centre table captures the spirit of the Louis XV period and the craftsmanship of the Provincial style in a quintessentially French piece... 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 »

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 »

A Rare Painting by Henri de Toulouse Lautrec ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/20/2014
...’ historic French Quarter, our peerless gallery showcases some of the world’s most extensive and stunning works of important fine art by artists such as Monet and van Gogh, rare 18th-and 19th-century antiques and breathtaking jewelry, including rare colored diamonds. Tags: Lautrec... Read More »