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Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
...Pietre Dure Chest, Best of the Chest ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Best of the Chest May 2014 View Original Article A A A ART & ANTIQUES......: Pietre Dure Pietre Dure Chest Pietre Dure Chest P2 Pietre Dure Chest... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Liz Beirise » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...: Paintings in Stone: The Art of Pietre Dure June 21st, 2013 A jeweler’s precision and an artist’s eye make pietre dure one of the most fascinating techniques in decorative arts... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jim Cottrell » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Hailing from the girls’ room at Peter’s Court, the […] Posted in From Our Sales Team , M.S. Rau Blog | No Comments » Pietre Dure, the Original Rock Stars May 27th, 2009 Pietre Dure is an art-historical term... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Ludovic Rousset » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...: At a Second Glance – Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas......; its influence is perpetual and never-ending. This piece, A Game of Dice by Alfonso Montelatici, shows the use of the Pietre Dure technique... Read More »
Ludovic Rousset

Ludovic Rousset ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 07/22/2009
...-ending. * The technique requires these pieces of stone to be meticulously cut to create a flawless scene* This piece, A Game of Dice by Alfonso Montelatici, shows the use of the Pietre Dure… Read More.......  Contact Ludovic Ludovic's Picks Ludovic's Blog Posts Bien Etre Austrian Porcelain Vase Oedipus Rex by Pierre Auguste Renoir The Master of the Hunt by Charles Haigh-Wood At a Second Glance - Pietre......Dure The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas; its influence is perpetual and never... Read More »

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

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.... pietre dure An Italian phrase which means "hard stones," pietre dure is often used to describe sculptural or decorative use of hard stones....... Often used during the Italian Renaissance for decorating tiny caskets, it was much too fragile for use on larger items....... Some extraordinary pierced work was achieved by the noteworthy Goldsmiths and Silversmiths of London during the 18th and 19th centuries... Read More »

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

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.... 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 official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » Page 2 of 33 » The official weblog

...» At a Second Glance – Pietre Dure November 14th, 2014 | posted by Ludovic Rousset The creation of exquisite, magnificent Renaissance art involves more than just paint on canvas......; its influence is perpetual and never-ending. The technique requires these pieces of stone to be meticulously cut to create a flawless scene This piece, A Game of Dice by Alfonso Montelatici, shows the use of the Pietre Dure technique....... Ceramics created during his vast career hold designs and patterns similar to modern, abstract, and primal aesthetics... Read More »