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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 »

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.... The combination of the cold-painted bronze along with the ivory to depict flesh was unlike anything seen before. Inspired by Russian ballet and French theater, Chiparus created a theatrical female form in his sculptures......woman reacting to this question to begin a new history for the Aubusson ateliers. This remarkable French tapestry celebrates the artistry of the famed François Boucher With the aim of reviving......exhibited side by side with the paintings that had inspired them, and often times the tapestries yielded higher prices than the originals. One of the most enthusiastic of these collaborative artists was French... 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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...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 »

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...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 »

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.... This remarkable French tapestry celebrates the artistry of the famed François Boucher With the aim of reviving the declining Aubusson ateliers, art collector and patron Madame Marie Cuttoli began commissioning designs from masters of the modern movement....... One of the most enthusiastic of these collaborative artists was French painter Fernand Léger. Léger’s epic cubist works, such as his monumental Les Constructeurs series, lend themselves well to the art of the tapestry......…the list could go on. French culture constantly amazes the world by remarkable dishes that leave many dumbfounded and in complete awe... Read More »

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.... This remarkable French tapestry celebrates the artistry of the famed François Boucher With the aim of reviving the declining Aubusson ateliers, art collector and patron Madame Marie Cuttoli began commissioning designs from masters of the modern movement....... One of the most enthusiastic of these collaborative artists was French painter Fernand Léger. Léger’s epic cubist works, such as his monumental Les Constructeurs series, lend themselves well to the art of the tapestry......…the list could go on. French culture constantly amazes the world by remarkable dishes that leave many dumbfounded and in complete awe... 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 »
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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques James Gillis » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...…the list could go on. French culture constantly amazes the world by remarkable dishes that leave many dumbfounded and in complete awe....... Traditionally appealing to high taste, these dishes display the immense influence and popularity that French cuisine possesses... 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 »

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...…the list could go on. French culture constantly amazes the world by remarkable dishes that leave many dumbfounded and in complete awe....... Traditionally appealing to high taste, these dishes display the immense influence and popularity that French cuisine possesses....... While many took a sudden liking to this delicate meal of rare duckling, a French dish at an identically sumptuous and elegant level as any other, the more curious immediately praised (and feared... Read More »