12 result(s) found.

Scientific and Medical Antiques | Antique Globes | Antique Telescopes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Scientific and Medical Antiques | Antique Globes | Antique Telescopes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Back to Top... Read More »

The Aspen Antiques and Fine Arts Fair ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 02/17/2012
...://www.aspenartfairs.com/     Terrestrial Globe by W. & A.K. Johnston, Thirty-Inch Fancy Intense Yellow Green Diamond Ring Girl in a Green Coat by Berthe Morisot... Read More »

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

...: Antique Globes March 1st, 2013 | posted by Bill Rau Globes, such as this pair of 18″ examples from J.& W. Cary, afforded their owner a wealth of information right at their fingertip....... For the 19th-century businessman, the globe often served that same role. In matters of commerce, especially shipping, geography and exploration, the globe was an invaluable asset when determining the best and most cost effective ways to get your goods from one point to another....... Accuracy and timely information meant everything, and firms such as John Newton & Son, John and William Cary, and Dudley Adams excelled at crafting globes that were as technically precise as they were beautiful... Read More »

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

...’s a large world after all! February 17th, 2012 | posted by James Gillis This extraordinary terrestrial globe, measuring an impressive 30 inches in diameter, was crafted by the reputable firm W. & A.K. Johnston, Ltd....... The beautiful, accurately detailed map is set within a lavishly carved mahogany base on four cabriole legs. Globes of this grand scale were incredibly expensive to make....... It proved to be much more cost effective to update one’s plates than to buy an entirely new globe. From Edinburgh, the Johnston firm emerged during the second half of the 19th-century as one of the foremost globe makers in all of the United Kingdom, overshadowing their rivals in London... 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 »

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

...: 18″ Globes by J & W Cary June 13th, 2012 | posted by Lyndon Lasiter Summer has arrived, which means the travel season is in full swing....... I recently returned from a vacation with my family, and many of my friends are planning their trips to places both near and far. 18" Globes by J......& W Cary of London If you have a passion for traveling, this pair of extremely rare 18” J & W Cary globes will certainly capture your imagination... Read More »

American Brilliance—The History of American Brilliant Period Cut Glass ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/07/2014
.... Never before had the public seen such extraordinary wares created by American craftsmen. From this moment, the bar had been raised, as artisans around the globe realized that the United States had proven, once again, that it had what it took to forever change the world... Read More »

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

...such as sterling silver, music boxes, furniture, globes, estate jewelry and stained glass, with more than one, museum-quality item in each category. Collectors, curators and curious tourists are drawn to its... Read More »

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

...’t be too cavalier with your belongings while crisscrossing the globe, however.  No matter how posh your new friends are, or how familiar the exotic locales you frequent begin to feel, anything is still possible... Read More »

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

.... It is heralded as the largest and most significant art exhibition on the West Coast featuring 100 exhibitors from around the globe and over 15,000 works from artists spanning the last five centuries. M.S. Rau... Read More »

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

...’t be too cavalier with your belongings while crisscrossing the globe, however.  No matter how posh your new friends are, or how familiar the exotic locales you frequent begin to feel, anything is still possible... Read More »

Understanding Antique Silver Hallmarks ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
...to » 21-Inch Celestial & Terrestrial Globes by Newton & Son... Read More »