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Two Porcelain Perfume Bottle from Jacob Petit ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 05/01/2014
.... Petit's style was an incredibly exuberant neo-Rococo, featuring bold scrolling, intricate detail and rich colors with gilding. This style was....... We also show the remnant of an 1834 engraving of the Brule Parfum, taken from a volume by Stéphane Flachat. These masterpieces of Jacob Petit fill our senses to the brim with the lavish shapes, regal colors and extravagant decorations of his unique interpretations of Rococo....... Finely detailed florets and buds of many sorts and hues fill every nook and cranny of the piece. Signed "J.P." in the  porcelain. BRULE PARFUM In this porcelain brule parfum, a Greco-Roman brazier is re-imagined in dramatic Rococo form... Read More »

Bird Boxes ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 06/04/2013
...companies such as antique dealer M.S. Rau. Tags: Bird Boxes | Snuff Boxes | Gold Boxes This gold engraved singing bird music box executed in the Rococo design features not only a delicate feathered creature....... (Detail of bird below) Gold engraved singing bird music box executed in the Rococo design features not only a delicate feathered creature, but a magnificent painted medallion depicting a pastoral scene of a... Read More »
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The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
.... Moore's designs during this early period were largely influenced by the Classical Revival and Rococo styles....... The impact of European tastes (through Tiffany's Paris store, Tiffany & Reed) are reflected in the robust Rococo examples, which display scrolling feet and restrained repoussé... Read More »

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

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.... Adapted from the French 18th-century style, it is also called a chaise lounge. Regence French Transitional period in French furniture design between Louis XIV and the Rococo style developed by Louis XV....... Rococo Period in French design originating in the 18th century following the Baroque era. An assymetrical motif, it was often overly ornamental....... The name is derived from the French words rocaille (rock) and coquille (shell), which are prominent rococo decorative elements... Read More »
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Pierre Auguste Renoir...Brushstrokes of a Genius ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Mesmerized by the vivid palette of Eugene Delecroix and the works of the French rococo masters, Renoir embraced the use of vibrant colors and lighthearted themes that would later define much of his life's work... Read More »

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

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.... espagnolette (French) decorative bronze bust of female form, typically found on French rococo furnishings Etagere Set of free-standing or wall shelves used to display objects, sometimes with drawers or doors... Read More »

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

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.... Operating from Lancaster, England, Gillows was especially noted for their quality and innovative designs. Girandole Elaborate candelabra associated with Rococo and Neoclassical design... Read More »

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

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.... The style of furniture was essentially Rococo with soft, flowing lines, shell and flower ornamentation, rich upholstery, inlaying and painted furniture... Read More »

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

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.... Chippendale Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779 was one of the great cabinet makers of the 18th-century England. His work shows a refinement of Georgian styles, influenced by the Gothic, Chinese, and French rococo....... Cornucopia Classical motif in the shape of a goat's horn out of which spills fruit, vegetables, and flowers. A symbol of fertility and abundance popular during the Baroque and Rococo periods... Read More »

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

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.... Today, experts are correcting the confusion and the Meeks’ name is now synonymous with the superior quality of the Rococo Revival Meissen Manufacturers of true porcelain whose wares remain unrivaled in terms of innovation and beauty... Read More »

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

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.... He rose from humble beginnings to become a major producer of Rococo ornamental ware in the 1830s. Jacob Petit's highly decorative porcelain was enormously popular in both England and France... Read More »

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

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.... Very fashionable from the late 17th century. Rococo versions are often called girandoles. scrimshaw A folk art dating from the 17th century in which whale teeth, whale bones and walrus tusks are engraved or lightly carved with a picture or design... Read More »

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

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.... Belter, John Henry John Henry Belter stands at the forefront of American cabinetmakers of the Rococo Revival and is widely considered the finest furniture maker of the period... Read More »

Paul de Lamerie Setting the Standard ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
..., but among the most important English craftsmen of all time. His extraordinary works range from the elegant simplicity of the Queen Anne style to the elaborate rococo style for which he is most remembered....... It was de Lamerie who was one of the first to incorporate French rococo design with English silver, raising his art to a standard that had never before been seen, nor since duplicated De Lamerie....... Until then, he had worked entirely in the more pure Britannia standard, yet the sterling standard proved to be more conducive to his expertly modeled rococo ornamentation... Read More »

Hester Bateman Silversmith ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/16/2009
.... She chose austere, elegant forms that emphasized the importance of line and classical taste rather than the highly ornamental designs of the then-popular rococo style... Read More »