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Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...Dressing Table Item 28-5052 Neoclassical Oblong Box Item 28-6627 William & Mary Period Marquetry Bureau Item 28-1409 Easy Rider by Bruno Zach Item 30-0709 Antique French Sewing Kit Item 30-1508 Back to Top... Read More »
Danielle Halikias

Danielle Halikias ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/26/2013
....28 Carats English William and Mary Oysterwood Chest Tiffany Studios Favrile Glass Floriform Vase The Signal by John William Godward... Read More »
Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/10/2012
.... He and his wife Clementine were the parents of three daughters and a son, Diana, Randolph, Sara and Mary, and another daughter, Marigold, who died in infancy... Read More »

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

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.... Early American furniture is based on this period. Box-like and architectural in style. Jacquard Type of weave done on a loom invented by Joseph Marie Jacquard in 1801, making possible a variety of intricate patterns... Read More »

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

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.... Oysterwood Oyster veneering, a technique indicative of the William and Mary period, was achieved by transversely cutting or slicing the smaller branches of certain trees such as walnut or olive... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
...and magnificence of Venice. In this stunning cityscape, the Basilica of St. Mary of Health glows in the rays of the setting sun at the far end of the famed Grand Canal.  Bouvard's body of work demonstrates the artist......first one-man exhibition at Gladwell & Company in 1928, where he achieved the incredible honor of the exhibition's most prestigious attendee, Queen Mary, purchasing two of his works. Today, Bouvard... Read More »

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

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.... The designs were simple and rugged generally made of solid wood, especially pine, maple, birch, and oak. The furniture was copied largely from English Jacobean and William and Mary styles... Read More »

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

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.... Common in the William and Mary style. Belle Epoque Curvilinear high style of the later part of the 19th century and early 20th century, combining Victorian electicism and the flowing, sinuous forms of Art Nouveau....... Commonly used in William and Mary case furniture. Bureau Desk popular in late 17th-century England and France distinguished by its sloping fall... Read More »
William III Mulberry Bookcase

William and Mary antique Mulberry Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2009
...William and Mary antique Mulberry Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques William and Mary Mulberry Bookcase A A A Bill Rau presents this extraordinary William III-period bureau bookcase by the English firm of Coxed and Woster....... Watch as Bil shows you the wonderful details. Tags: 29-1743 | William and Mary | bookcase... Read More »
Sir Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/10/2012
.... He and his wife Clementine were the parents of three daughters and a son, Diana, Randolph, Sara and Mary, and another daughter, Marigold, who died in infancy... Read More »

The History of the Mirror ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/30/2010
.... To find a matched pair of 18th century mirrors in such fine condition is really quite exceptional. This outstanding and extremely rare William and Mary mirror by cabinetmaker Hugh Granger would have been a prized possession at the time it was created around 1695 and would certainly have been owned....... The oysterwood frame is exemplary of the William and Mary period, boasting exquisite marquetry of fruitwood and sycamor......specimen of 19th-century French design. Related Items Go to » William & Mary Marquetry Mirror Go to » Exceptional George II Gilt Gesso Mirror Go... Read More »
William III Mulberry Bookcase

William and Mary antique Mulberry Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2009
...William and Mary antique Mulberry Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques William and Mary Mulberry Bookcase A A A Bill Rau presents this extraordinary William III-period bureau bookcase by the English firm of Coxed and Woster....... Watch as Bil shows you the wonderful details. Tags: 29-1743 | William and Mary | bookcase... Read More »

Newcomb Pottery...Art of the South ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... He enlisted the help of Mary Given Sheerer, a Newcomb teacher of pottery and ceramic painting. Together they established Newcomb Pottery as an experimental industry providing employment for young women, most of whom were students and graduates of Newcomb College....... Based on Mary Sheerer's philosophy that no two pieces of pottery should be alike, the unique Newcomb wares depicting Southern flora and fauna became well-known in the art world of the late 19th and early 20th centuries... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jewelry Archives » Page 2 of 4 » The official weblog of M.S

...and the Imperial State Crown respectively. Cullinan III and Cullinan IV – the Lesser Stars of Africa – were set as a brooch by Queen Mary in 1910. The majestic brooch was the single most valuable item in her......collection and was later inherited by Queen Elizabeth II, her granddaughter. Queen Mary's Brooch with Cullinan III and Cullinan IV, The Lesser Stars of Africa Today, as in over a century ago when... Read More »
Matthew Boulton Silver Candelabra

Matthew Boulton Sheffield Silver ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... He married his first wife, Mary Robinson (1727-1759) in 1749. They had several children together, but all were either stillborn or died within the first year of life....... All assembled in the Parish Church of St. Mary in Handsworth on August 24 to bid a final farewell to one of the most determined and inventive minds in history.   Tags: Boulton | Sheffield... Read More »