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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 »

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.... 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 »

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...’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 »

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 »

Collecting Antique Globes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
...Collecting Antique Globes A A A The oldest known terrestrial globe was created in 1492, when Spanish and Portuguese explorers pioneered the circumnavigation of the world....... For many years, globes were precious and available only to Kings and nobility. Expensive and challenging to produce, they were held in the highest reverence....... To own a globe meant to possess power and knowledge of all the known lands. They were, in many cases, the ultimate status symbol... Read More »

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...! February 17th, 2012 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... Read More »