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Windows Into a Lost World: Antique Pre-Columbian Pottery ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 01/18/2013
...Windows Into a Lost World: Antique Pre-Columbian Pottery ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Windows Into a Lost World......: Pre-Columbian Pottery January 2013 View Original Article A A A Art Fix Daily...   While much of Europe was in the throws of the artistic and social decline known as the Middle Ages, across the Atlantic, the ancient cultures of the Americas were experiencing a vibrant cultural......period distinguished by fascinating works of art, particularly pottery. The Pre-Columbian era generally refers to the span of time in the Americas prior to the voyages of Christopher Columbus in 1492... Read More »

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

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.... glaze A shiny, glassy surface coating that also seals porous bodies of porcelain and pottery. Glazes can be translucent, opaque or colored....... Lead and salt glazes are applied to pottery and soft-paste porcelain, feldspathic glazes to hard-paste porcelain... Read More »

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

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.... Demasks, brocades, and tapestries can be woven on jacquard looms. Japan patterns Japanese-inspired designs on English pottery and porcelain... Read More »

Spirited Ceramics: Antique Tang Dynasty Sancai Pottery ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
...Spirited Ceramics: Antique Tang Dynasty Sancai Pottery ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Spirited Ceramics: Tang Dynasty Sancai Pottery A A A We've all heard the saying "You can't take it with you....... Known as "sancai" or "three color" pottery, these extraordinary artifacts are regarded by many as the greatest artistic contribution of the Tang period.......S. Rau Antiques' collection of Tang Dynasty sancai pottery illustrates the beauty and intrigue of ancient Chinese folklore... Read More »

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

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.... earthenware All pottery except for stoneware ebonizing The staining of wood to black to resemble ebony, a common decorative technique used in Louis XIV furniture... Read More »

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

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.... Sometimes used as a foot-rest. overglaze Decoration applied to a piece of pottery or porcelain after it has been glazed... Read More »

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

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.... Wedgwood jasper ware features sprigged decoration. Staffordshire pottery Pottery made in Staffordshire County, England... Read More »

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

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..., legendary jeweler to the Czars of Russia. Faience Richly decorated and colorful pottery produced first in Faenza, Italy and at Rouen, France about 1644... Read More »

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

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.... marks Porcelain and Pottery usually have signs of origin applied to the piece either in underglaze blue, impressed, incised, or painted above the glaze which generally indicate the manufacturer... Read More »

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

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.... pottery Generic term for all ceramic wares except for porcelain. Provincial Peasant-like and naive in style... Read More »

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

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...) Unglazed porcelain or pottery commonly used for Neo-Classical reliefs and statuettes since the middle of the 18th century... Read More »

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

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
...Newcomb Pottery...Art of the South ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Newcomb Pottery...Art of the South A A A Clay collected from the bayous of Louisiana, thrown and kiln fired in New Orleans.........Southern artists creating ceramic masterpieces depicting Southern themes...these are what make Newcomb Pottery a true Southern art form....... Established in New Orleans in 1894, the pottery emerged as a result of the English Arts and Crafts movement of the mid-19th... Read More »

Collecting Medical Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
..., pottery or porcelain in the shape of an urn and possessed a turned lip to prevent the leeches from escaping. With exception of a few glass models, leech jars were fitted with lids outfitted with multiple air......during the 19th century. The most recognizable and affordable inhalers are made of pottery in the shape of a bulbous container with a spout and a mouthpiece of pottery or glass. Some very handsome examples......, ornate pristine examples are getting harder to find and can fetch handsome prices on the open market. The flat boat-shaped infant feeders of the 19th century are most often found made of pottery, porcelain... Read More »

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....   This exceptional design is most often found in pottery form, as the renowned maker Wedgwood produced it in both black basalt and jasperware... Read More »

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...in pottery form, as the renowned maker Wedgwood produced it in both black basalt and jasperware. It was also beautifully realized in silver by the Royal goldsmiths Rundell, Bridge, and Rundell. However, bronze... Read More »