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

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.... majolica A 19th century type of earthenware featuring colored lead glazes. malachite An opaque green mineral with very pronounced and often concentric banding....... It's surface is hard enough to be polished and malachite has been used for beads, cabochons, decorative items and pietre dure... Read More »

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

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2014
.... Assisted by his sons and such Swiss artisans such as François Berbaum, Fabergé gained popularity as a brilliant designer, utilizing precious and semiprecious materials such as gold, silver, nephrite, agate and malachite as well as incomparable enamel detailing. Soon, the Fabergé... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
.... A band of precious malachite surrounds the central "picture" of St. Peter's Square. Set on a fine painted and carved wooden base this table is a remarkable example of the very finest of the mosaic craftsman's art... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques From Our Sales Team Archives » Page 4 of 21 » The official

..., however, than you may appreciate this opulent turn-of-the-century inkwell.  This fine antique desk accessory retains its original clear glass insert and its top is set with a large malachite cabochon......Malachite Cabochon Inkwell If there is one piece certain to invite you to sit down and write a while, it is this absolutely stunning French Restoration-era roll-top desk.  The finest ormolu fixtures swathe... Read More »