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...• Decorative marquetry of brass, pewter, and bronze are pierced into tortoiseshell and ebony veneer • Features gilt bronze feet with twisted channeling... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
...  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....... A central container, with floral reserves within gilt scrollwork on a green ground, features a delicate openwork rim... Read More »

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

....  These travelers adapted to being away from their usual creature The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863 and the locking mechanism is signed “Bramah, London.......  The cut crystal boxes and jars held within the case are beautifully adorned with engraved silver gilt and mother-of-pearl, showing that your taste goes deeper than mere veneer. You can... Read More »

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

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.... Kindjal Dagger A Russian dagger used as both a side arm and fashion accessory, often decorated with niello inlay, gold gilt, silver, ivory or cloisonné... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... The inside features 11 cut crystal boxes and jars with beautifully engraved silver gilt tops and toiletries accented with mother-of-pearl handles....... The front compartment opens to reveal a fitted jewelry case lined with silk and velvet. The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863 and the locking mechanism is signed "Bramah, London... Read More »
James Gillis

James Gillis ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 12/17/2009
...* The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863… Read More » Bringing the Outdoors into Your Living Room... Read More »

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

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.... Used as a decorative inlay in furniture and objets d'art. mount An ornamental attachment typically of gilt-bronze on high-quality porcelain.... Read More »

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

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.... Case furniture Furniture which provides storage space. cassolette A vase, usually gilt-bronze, with a pierced lid for burning perfume pastilles made in France from the 17th century on... Read More »

The History of the Mirror ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/30/2010
.... The bold Neoclassical elements of the exquisitely carved gilt double frame are flawlessly matched by the intricate Venetian-inspired hand etching that adorns the mirrored panels surrounding the beveled center......specimen of 19th-century French design. Related Items Go to » William & Mary Marquetry Mirror Go to » Exceptional George II Gilt Gesso Mirror Go......to » Napoleon III Giltwood Mirror Go to » French Louis XV-Style Mirror Go to » Tortoiseshell & Parcel-gilt Overmantel Mirror Go to » Napoleon III Giltwood Mirror Go to » Grand Giltwood Mirror Go to » Napoleon III... Read More »

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

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
...to » Paul Storr Silver-Gilt Grape Shears... Read More »
Meissen Porcelain

The History of Meissen Porcelain ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Monumental vases lavishly decorated with splendid narrative scenes and embellished with extensive gilt and bronze mounts were among... Read More »

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....  These travelers adapted to being away from their usual creature The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863 and the locking mechanism is signed “Bramah, London.” comforts......the very important function of impressing new acquaintances.  The cut crystal boxes and jars held within the case are beautifully adorned with engraved silver gilt and mother-of-pearl, showing that your taste... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » Page 5 of 30 » The official weblog

....  These travelers adapted to being away from their usual creature The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863 and the locking mechanism is signed “Bramah, London.......  The cut crystal boxes and jars held within the case are beautifully adorned with engraved silver gilt and mother-of-pearl, showing that your taste goes deeper than mere veneer. You can... Read More »