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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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...-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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...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 fowl both focus and depth. Known... 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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...and Japonisme influences. Measuring nearly four-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... Read More »

Antique Aquamarine and Gold Necklace ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 06/25/2013
.... This necklace is a rarity in Oakes oeuvre due to the large size and exceptional quality of the aquamarine. Housed in its original jewel case marked "Society of Arts and Crafts Detroit," this magnificent work of art was made especially for the organization's yearly exhibition... Read More »

.... The first historical record of a mechanical music device dates to 9th century Iraq with the creation of a water-powered organ that played cylinders outfitted with tiny pins that corresponded......to particular notes on the organ. It is this very cylinder design that was used in music boxes through the 19th century....... This remarkable Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels uses a paper roll and a bellows to play stand-alone instruments, including drums, triangle and an accordion, which are integrated in the mechanism... Read More »

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.... The first historical record of a mechanical music device dates to 9th century Iraq with the creation of a water-powered organ that played cylinders outfitted with tiny pins that corresponded......to particular notes on the organ. It is this very cylinder design that was used in music boxes through the 19th century......their businesses to making watches and other mechanical devices. Other companies, like Arburo of Belgium, made innovations well into the mid-20th century. This remarkable Arburo Orchestrion Organ by Bursens and Roels... Read More »