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...powerful looking dragon handle. Price: $14,850 Hester Bateman George III Silver Tankard Made by Hester Bateman, who is widely regarded as the 18th century’s top female silversmith, this sterling silver......homage to the 16th and 17th century Polish monarchs Sigismund I, Sigismund II Augustus, Stefan Báthory, and Sigismund III. A national symbol, in the form of the Polish white eagle, stands guard atop... Read More »

George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/10/2014
...George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest A A A This handsome George III-period mahogany chest is actually an ingeniously designed gun collector's cabinet....... Inconspicuous and beautiful, this chest is a superior specimen of Georgian cabinetmaking. Circa 1780 Tags: Mahogany | Chest | George III... Read More »

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

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.... It was named Queen's ware in honor of Queen Charlotte, the wife of George III.... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » August

.... This George III Mahogany Twin Pedestal Desk is just such a treasure. Locking mechanisms by London metalsmith Elizabeth Gascoigne were another staple of furnishings created specifically by Chippendale....... Come by today and see for yourself! This beautiful George III tea caddy is enveloped in elegant tortoiseshell.......   This beautiful George III tea caddy is enveloped in elegant tortoiseshell. Caddies of rare tortoiseshell are especially prized, for they are among the scarcest and most luxurious examples produced... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2014 » January

....  This George III tea caddy  is enveloped entirely in tortoiseshell, with ivory and silver detailing of exceptional quality....... Incredibly rare indeed, this original pair of  George III ivory tea caddies  are encased in creamy white ivory, highlighted by tortoiseshell veneers and silver accents....... Religious fair meets pagan ritual in Brueghel’s St George’s Kermis with a Dance Around the Maypole .  With a sarcasm and irony typical of only a Brueghel, vignettes of drunken excess, belligerent quarreling and public urination abound as the daily bump and grind of village life continues. It... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2014 » March

.... Just like the aforementioned Lee Ching tankard, this piece features a powerful looking dragon handle. Price: $14,850 Hester Bateman George III Silver Tankard Made by Hester Bateman, who is widely regarded as the 18th century......Báthory, and Sigismund III. A national symbol, in the form of the Polish white eagle, stands guard atop the  silver plate vessel and is itself immaculately carved out of ivory. At 12... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » msrauantiques

...’s how most of us remember our birthdays…unless you’re a royal. We recently acquired a most remarkable piece of silver, given by King George III... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » May

....  Away from the distractions of technology, and more capable of infusing your personality and character into your work than Paul Storr George III Silver Inkstand the modern alternative, hand writing....... On a more traditional, but no less elegant note, we have this George III Silver Inkstand by the preeminent silversmith Paul Storr....... Promenade a Saint-Tropez was painted a year before Lebasque’s first solo exhibition at the Galerie Georges Petit in Paris and exactly one year after the famous Salon d... Read More »

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

....  This George III tea caddy  is enveloped entirely in tortoiseshell, with ivory and silver detailing of exceptional quality....... Incredibly rare indeed, this original pair of  George III ivory tea caddies  are encased in creamy white ivory, highlighted by tortoiseshell veneers and silver accents......To The Palace December 13th, 2013 | posted by Ludovic Rousset Faberge Jeweled and Enamel Cufflinks In just looking around the gallery, I realize we have many reasons to be thankful for Tsar Alexander III... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...powerful looking dragon handle. Price: $14,850 Hester Bateman George III Silver Tankard Made by Hester Bateman, who is widely regarded as the 18th century’s top female silversmith, this sterling silver......homage to the 16th and 17th century Polish monarchs Sigismund I, Sigismund II Augustus, Stefan Báthory, and Sigismund III. A national symbol, in the form of the Polish white eagle, stands guard atop... Read More »

George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/10/2014
...George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques George III Mahogany Gun Collector's Chest A A A This handsome George III-period mahogany chest is actually an ingeniously designed gun collector's cabinet....... Inconspicuous and beautiful, this chest is a superior specimen of Georgian cabinetmaking. Circa 1780 Tags: Mahogany | Chest | George III... Read More »

Paul Storr Georgian Silversmith | The Legacy of Paul Storr ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
.... Though he held no official title, Storr enjoyed patronage from many important and powerful figures of the period, including King George III... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Blog Archive » Time for Tea! Exquisite Tea Caddies

....  This George III tea caddy  is enveloped entirely in tortoiseshell, with ivory and silver detailing of exceptional quality....... Incredibly rare indeed, this original pair of  George III ivory tea caddies  are encased in creamy white ivory, highlighted by tortoiseshell veneers and silver accents... Read More »
Sheffield Silver

The Allure of Antiques Sheffield Silver ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
...Silver Regency Period Sheffeild Silver Tureen English Silver Wine Coolers by T. & J. Settle Sheffield Tea Urn George III Sterling Sheffield Epergne... Read More »

Understanding Antique Silver Hallmarks ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
.... The duty mark is a stamp of the reigning sovereign's head. It first appeared in December 1784 when King George III imposed a special duty on all silver to help pay for the American War of Independence....... Generally, the hallmarks you are most likely to encounter will be from around the turn of the 17th century. In 1327, Edward III introduced a law that granted the Worshipful Company of Goldsmith's the right to conduct and enforce the assay laws... Read More »