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Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

.... A later identical model, executed by Dasson, is preserved at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London... Read More »

Exhibition Mechanical Secretaire by Daubet & Dumarest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/21/2014
...secrétaire was crafted by the firm of Daubet & Dumarest and was presented at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London's Crystal Palace... Read More »

the Royal Blue Diamond: Is This Blue Diamond Worth $9.8 million? ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 08/30/2013
.... However, it is only about half of the per-carat price of a 5.30 blue diamond purchased by another famed jeweler, Laurence Graff , at a Bonhams auction in London in April 2013... Read More »
William Bouguereau

William Bouguereau-19th century artists ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/30/2009
.... His works can be found in the Louvre and the Museé d'Orsay in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York......Musée d'Orsay, Paris National Gallery, London Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York New York Historical Society, New York Boston Museum of Fine Art, Massachusetts Palace of the Legion of Honour, San... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
...., London, whose main activity was watchmaking (maker and importer). John Manger, listed as working in London from 1875-1881 in Brian Loome's Watchmakers and Clockmakers of the World, started to make them in 1878, he retired in 1899....... The successor company, John Manger and Sons, London, was in operation during the early 20th century but did not reach the same level of quality as the earliest... Read More »

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

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... Encyclopedia Britannica, ref 11750 (on-line). Flachat, Stephane . Exposition des Produits de tlndustrie, 1834 . Launert, Edmund. Scent & Scent Bottles. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1974. We are especially indebted to Susan Lapene of M... 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... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... 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......and sought after subject. So profitable was he in London and Paris with his Venetian views that he began painting under the pseudonym "Marc Aldine" in an effort to further expand his market. Bouvard had his... Read More »
October 2012

Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUE METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGU

[from About Us] 12/05/2012
.... Many incorporated elements from their own ancient mythological traditions, as Liberty of London makers did with symbols from Celtic art.......S. fairs-including the upcoming New York Ceramics Fair (January 22-27)-is another good source for graceful Art Nouveau silver-mounted claret jugs, whiskey decanters and bona fide pieces by Stuart for Liberty of London....... London's Silver Vaults is also a good source, not just for silvered glass but for top English silversmiths such as Charles Robert Ashbee... Read More »
James Gillis

James Gillis ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 12/17/2009
....  These travelers adapted to being away from their usual creature * The silver gilt tops bear the hallmark of London silversmith William Neal, 1863… Read More... Read More »

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

...! New Shipment Arrives at Rau July 19th, 2010 | posted by Bill Rau Several times a year, Rau employees anxiously await the arrival of another large container. Shipped from London, the containers travel... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Fine Art Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...’Orsay in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Rising triumphantly to reclaim his rightful place in the pages of art history, Bouguereau... Read More »

The works of Peter Carl Fabergé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2014
...firm expanded its empire to include workshops in Moscow, Kiev and London, all of which operated under his direct supervision. The Fabergé... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... It is believed that the famous furniture making firm, Gillows of London, first created the desk around 1790 for a Captain Davenport de Lamerie, Paul Paul de Lamerie (1688... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Some extraordinary pierced work was achieved by the noteworthy Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of London during the 18th and 19th centuries... Read More »