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How to sell to M.S. Rau Antiques | Are you looking for an appraisal ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/16/2011
.... Include a detailed description of the item. Provenance, condition and documentation are all very important. If your item comes with any kind of documentation, a photo of that document should be included. 3....... We will consider items that are of exceptional quality and condition, have a noted maker or possess an important provenance......(unless they have an important    provenance or maker such as Paul Revere or Paul Storr) • Late 19th- or 20th-century silverplate unless accompanied by a significant... Read More »

the Royal Blue Diamond: Is This Blue Diamond Worth $9.8 million? ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 08/30/2013
.... Large fancy blue diamonds have been sold for record-breaking figures at auctions and other sales, several have had illustrious provenance through its mine origins and ownership....... The asking price for the “Royal Blue” ring is more than $924,500 per carat, which seems a bit steep, particularly since it has no known provenance... Read More »

Diamond Jewelry Owned By Pope Paul VI On Sale For $1.9 Million ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/20/2014
....9 Million March 2014 View Original Article A A A FORBES — When it comes to provenance, few jewels can compete with items owned by the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Bill Rau » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

...  Few things in the fine art and antiques world get the heart racing quite like provenance. Imagine touching an object that once belonged to a king, or even a celebrity... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Antiques Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antique

...racing quite like provenance. Imagine touching an object that once belonged to a king, or even a celebrity. Now imagine the thrill of actually owning that precious object! Important maker, rarity......and quality are immensely important, but when you have a fantastic provenance, you have something truly special–a tangible piece of history. Created for King Augustus III of Saxony and Poland by the great French... Read More »

American Brilliance—The History of American Brilliant Period Cut Glass ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/07/2014
.... Our country had proven it was strong enough to face the challenges of a fledgling nation and after 100 years, was just beginning to form its own identity....... Never before had the public seen such extraordinary wares created by American craftsmen. From this moment, the bar had been raised, as artisans around the globe realized that the United States had proven, once again, that it had what it took to forever change the world... Read More »
Lyndon Lasiter

Lyndon Lasiter ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 10/06/2010
.... His 35 years of experience in providing both of these assets to each and every one of his clients has proven invaluable in their search for the absolute finest pieces to add to their collections. M... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Stories Archives » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Michelangelo was proven correct over four centuries later! From his work The Dying Slave and his amazing marble of Moses, to the figures on the famed Sistine Chapel ceiling, all were directly influenced... Read More »

Collecting 19th Century Art ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/14/2009
.... Once a painting has been selected-step back and look at condition, provenance and authenticity. Condition & Quality Whenever purchasing a piece of art, especially those created decades ago... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » Page 2 of 31 » The official weblog

...hunting motif.   Few things in the fine art and antiques world get the heart racing quite like provenance. Imagine touching an object that once belonged to a king, or even a celebrity. Now imagine the thrill......of actually owning that precious object! Important maker, rarity and quality are immensely important, but when you have a fantastic provenance, you have something truly special–a tangible piece of history... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... His heavily molded and somewhat eccentric style has proven to be well-made and designed to endure the test of time... Read More »

Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Coronation Chairs ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/18/2009
...| provenance | chair | coronation... Read More »

Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Coronation Chairs ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/18/2009
...| provenance | chair | coronation... Read More »

Wealth TV Features M.S. Rau Coronation Chairs ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/18/2009
...| provenance | chair | coronation... Read More »

Prime Provenance: The King Farouk Antique Bedroom Suite ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 12/28/2010
...Prime Provenance: The King Farouk Bedroom Suite A A A Few things excite me more than discovering rare treasures that are distinguished by an incredible provenance....... It's the provenance that turns a great piece into a phenomenal piece, and literally brings the events normally only read in history books to life... Read More »