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Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

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

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

.... Our three-piece Chinese tea set features an exceptional flora motif, with stylized bamboo handles and gilt interior on the creamer and sugar vessels... Read More »

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

...the traditional long black robe with the kindjal worn on the side, an ensemble which is still worn by Cossacks today. Gold gilt kindjal dagger. Item 29-8560 The kindjal – a dagger-like weapon– was designed for close......hand to hand combat with its double-edged, broad blade. The hilt, grip and scabbard mounts of this Georgian example are decorated in fine niello inlay and gold gilt. Intended to be both a fashion... Read More »

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

....  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 »

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

....  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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.... 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 »

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

.... Dunstan possesses the wonderfully understated aesthetic so valued at this time. This 177-piece set for 12 features gilt detailing on many of the pieces, providing an added opulence to the already impressive service. Tiffany & Co... 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......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... 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 Go to » Silver and Cut Glass Cruet Set by Paul Storr... 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 »

The Allure of 19th Century Parisian Furniture ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2011
...." In his quest to create haute luxe furniture, François Linke enlisted the talents of sculptor Léon Messagé to give life to his stylistic vision in the form of exquisite sculptural gilt bronze mounts of the absolute highest artistic merit....... Fantastical golden figures and scrolling gilt embellishment became a hallmark of Linke's finest works. From the monumental to the diminutive, every Linke piece is a masterwork of design, form, and ornamentation....... This monumental cartonniere features superb marquetry, fine gilt bronze mounts and a figural clock. A remarkable gilt bronze embellished four piece bedroom suite by Francois Linke exhibiting the cabinetmaker’s signature style... Read More »