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.... However, it is thought that these bears also served as an object of worship, as discoveries found caves filled with carefully organized and preserved skeletons of these animals... Read More »

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.... However, it is thought that these bears also served as an object of worship, as discoveries found caves filled with carefully organized and preserved skeletons of these animals... Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/20/2012
...Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels A A A Once a fixture in bustling dance halls......, cafés and fairgrounds throughout Belgium and the Netherlands in early to mid 20th century, this incredibly rare, early Orchestrion organ is a masterpiece of automated music... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
.... The whistle consists of a miniature organ pipe containing a close-fitting piston which can be moved up and down to give a range of notes of over an octave......; for instance, the automatic closing of the bird medallion or lid. Around 1800, he set up his own business and sought to show his creations to influential people, including Napoleon Bonaparte and organized an exhibition of his works in Zurich in 1809, but his... Read More »
Danielle Halikias

Danielle Halikias ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/26/2013
.... An avid traveler, Danielle has spent the last 20 summers on the Greek Islands and has worked with a number of charitable organizations, including the International Rescue Committee... Read More »

Bill Rau ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
...and Clock Collectors, the Music Box Society International, the Better Business Bureau, the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, and the Young Presidents' Organization... Read More »
Pierre Auguste Renoir

Pierre Auguste Renoir...Brushstrokes of a Genius ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... It would become the most important artistic phenomenon of the 19th century. Renoir began exhibiting his paintings in Paris in 1864, but it wasn't until the first organized Impressionist exhibit 10 years later that he gained widespread recognition... Read More »

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.... However, it is thought that these bears also served as an object of worship, as discoveries found caves filled with carefully organized and preserved skeletons of these animals... Read More »

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...-feet in height, each grand vessel is enveloped with a stylized organic motif of graceful swans gliding through a lotus pond. The muted tree line in the background draws the viewer into the scene, giving the water... Read More »

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...of the 20th century, which focused upon Art Nouveau and Japonisme influences. Measuring nearly four-feet in height, each grand vessel is enveloped with a stylized organic motif of graceful swans gliding... Read More »

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....  Translating organic themes into streamlined, mathematical shapes is one of the most well-known signatures of this striking design aesthetic... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Orchestral Music Box Introduced in the 1870s, the orchestral music box revolutionized the industry. The addition of an organ to the drums, bells and castanets provided a new level of sound production and served to invigorate the industry even though their production was very costly and they were... Read More »

Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/20/2012
...Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels A A A Once a fixture in bustling dance halls......, cafés and fairgrounds throughout Belgium and the Netherlands in early to mid 20th century, this incredibly rare, early Orchestrion organ is a masterpiece of automated music... 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
.... The railway and steamship age enabled more people to travel, and Art Nouveau's trends crossed borders more quickly than ever, brewing an international stew that universally embraced sinuous organic... Read More »

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...-feet in height, each grand vessel is enveloped with a stylized organic motif of graceful swans gliding through a lotus pond. The muted tree line in the background draws the viewer into the scene, giving the water... Read More »