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...into their own, and his works are held by over an estimated 100 museums throughout the world, including the Louvre, and the Museé d’Orsay in Paris, the National Gallery in London and the Metropolitan Museum of Art... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

.... A later identical model, executed by Dasson, is preserved at the Victoria and Albert Museum of London... 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 »
David Morris Diamond Necklace

David Morris Three Strand Diamond Necklace, 72.58 Carats ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 01/30/2014
....58 Carats A A A An incredible three-strand diamond collar necklace by London jewelry designer David Morris. This important necklace shimmers and sparkles with 244 pure white diamonds totaling 72.58 carats... 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 »
Danielle Halikias

Danielle Halikias ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/26/2013
.... After many years away, Danielle returned to her hometown of New Orleans to become part of the M.S. Rau Antiques team.  Contact Danielle Danielle's Picks Jockey Scale by Thornhill of London Silver Plate Duck Press by Joseph Heinrichs Tiffany... Read More »

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

.... This George III Mahogany Twin Pedestal Desk is just such a treasure. Locking mechanisms by London metalsmith Elizabeth Gascoigne were another staple of furnishings created specifically by Chippendale....... The use of the highest-quality Cuban mahogany, his signature “red wash”, “triple-wheel” friction casters and locking mechanisms by London metalsmith Elizabeth Gascoigne, among others, distinguish this desk as a very rare Chippendale original......’s London for just under $6-million dollars.  The previous record holder was, not surprisingly, also a Chippendale piece, which had sold in 2008 for approximately $5 million... Read More »

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

.... Extremely rare due to its size, this highly-collectable silver vessel was crafted by Paul de Lamerie and is hallmarked London, 1741......sold at Christie’s London this past July. Created in 1921 by the Goldsmiths and Silversmith Company of London, this incredible flatware and hollowware service sold well above auction estimates, bringing... 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 »

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 »

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

.... Jaques of London Chess Set Owned by Joaquin Amaro   Every part of this one-of-a-kind chess set by Jaques of London is truly outstanding... Read More »

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

.... Barometer by Worthington of London Instrument-based predictions that are indispensable to us now (especially for those of us that are put in the crosshairs every hurricane season....... Crafted by the leading London instrument-maker John Bennett, this exceptional barometer is known as a “stick” barometer.  While many attempts were made to improve upon the barometer... 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 »