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Rare Antiques ~ Fine Art ~ Antique Jewelry ~ Antiques Dealers ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Sèvres brought their very best to the show in 1900, including these extraordinary vases... Read More » New at M.S. Rau... More than 30 antique ivory masterpieces have been added to Clearance....... View the ivory pieces on clearance... Stay up to date on all things Rau, with a little bit of New Orleans fun thrown in for good measure... Read More »

Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques iv2014 Carved Ivory Cat Handle Cane Item 30-0792 Carved Ivory Eagle handled Cane Item 30-0783 Carved Ivory Monkey-Handled Cane Item 30-0788 Chinese Ivory Chess Set Item 30-0057 French......Napoleonic Prisoner-of-War Carved Ivory Box Item 30-1857 George III Ivory Tea Caddies Item 30-0515 German Ivory Tankard, Kings of Poland Item 29-9834 Ivory Artemis and Actaeon Tankard......  Item 29-7311 Ivory Ball & Cap Game Cane Item 28-6285 Ivory Dog Cane Item 30-0791 Ivory Napoleon Shadow Cane Item 30-0925 Ivory Shibayama Vase Item 29-9742 Ivory... Read More »

Fabergé Silver Flatware Service ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/21/2014
.... Touches such as full and partial gilding, and even the use of ivory for the salad serving set, bring this service to the height of opulence... Read More »

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

...” of luxury and style. Even the fine arts were impacted by the new ideals of Art Deco. “Friends Forever” by Demetre Haralamb Chiparus is a charming figure of a young girl and her two borzoi, or Russian wolfhound companions, comprised of patinated, cold-painted bronze and intricately carved ivory, a......combination known as chryselephantine. The combination of ivory and bronze was pioneered in Belgium at the turn of the 20th century.......   Friends Forever Bronze and Ivory by Chiparus All of these pieces express the various wondrous qualities of Art Deco... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Justine D'Ooge » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

....  The beauty of this versatile material has been heightened with flecks of precious metals, materials such as tortoiseshell and ivory, and has even been set with hardstone and shells... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Phillip Youngberg » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...| Comments Off A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory: From Antiquity to Art Deco October 4th, 2013 Chryselephantine has been around for millennia, but it enjoyed a resurgence of popularity during the Art Deco period... Read More »

...-quality repoussé work reveals an exciting battle scene, while the handle’s vibrant dragon sculpture evokes Chinese symbolism of good luck and strength. Price: $9,850 German Ivory Miniature Tankard While the first......German ivory sculptures date back to well over a thousand years ago, the ivory trade to Germany was cut off during Ottoman rule in Northern Africa and the art form subsequently went into decline there....... In the late 15th century, when the Portguese re-established reliable trade routes to sub-Saharan Africa, ivory began flowing back into central Europe and the famous wood carving artisans of Odenwald subsequently... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
...; precious metals, tortoiseshell, ivory, mother of pearl, etc. As for the bird, a discerning point is the complexity of the melody and quality of sound, its general appearance, type of feathers (for instance......, iridescent real hummingbird feathers), the beak; ivory or bone versus metal or plastic, if the minute avis body is well-proportioned and detailed, etc. Another issue is the rarity or singularity of a certain... Read More »

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

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.... In classical architecture they are commonly seen on column shafts and run in a vertical direction. French Ivory Synthetic ivory....... An artificial plastic produced to imitate ivory first produced by the Xylonite Company in 1866. Other names include Celluloid, Ivoride, Ivorine, Ivorite and Pyralin... 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 official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Stories Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

....  The beauty of this versatile material has been heightened with flecks of precious metals, materials such as tortoiseshell and ivory, and has even been set with hardstone and shells... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
....” * Le Rivage de Villerville, Maree Basse, by Eugene Boudin* With serene… Read More » A Marriage of Bronze and Ivory... Read More »

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

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.... Rare, grained, and colored woods are usually used, but thin layers of tortoiseshell, ivory, mother-of-pearl, and metals are also seen... Read More »

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

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.... Some of the finest tea caddies created in England were crafted of exotic woods, adorned with tortoise shell, ivory and mother... Read More »

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...: $9,850 German Ivory Miniature Tankard While the first German ivory sculptures date back to well over a thousand years ago, the ivory trade to Germany was cut off during Ottoman rule in Northern Africa......and the art form subsequently went into decline there. In the late 15th century, when the Portguese re-established reliable trade routes to sub-Saharan Africa, ivory began flowing back into central Europe and the famous wood carving artisans of Odenwald......subsequently adapted their meticulous skills to ivory. This specialized artistic tradition grew throughout Germany for centuries, yielding such marvellous works as this 4... Read More »