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

...» Palace works of art from Imperial Russia September 30th, 2009 True Russian palace furniture is so rare and so incredibly beautiful; we......’re always thrilled when we have the chance to offer it to our clients. We just received an amazing pair of Russian palace slipper chairs that really capture the opulence of mid 19th century Russia... Read More »

The works of Peter Carl Fabergé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/23/2014
.... The last Czars of Russia enjoyed an elegant lifestyle and the son of this St. Petersburg jeweler became the leading and most famed goldsmith, jeweler and designer of the Western decorative arts. As a child, Fabergé......) and the comparatively moderate Menshiviks, riots erupted throughout Russia calling for an end to the reign of the Russian Imperial family. Fabergé... Read More »

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

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.... Developed in ancient Roman times the technique resurged up until the Renaissance in Western Europe and is still common in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East.... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
..., 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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.... Also called a suite. Samovar An urn with a spigot at its base used especially in Russia to boil water for tea... 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
.... She recently acquired a portion of what she says must be one of the world's largest private collections of Art Nouveau silver and is offering 67 pieces that were made in the United States, Europe, even Russia. "The Martelé... Read More »

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...of natural materials through his work; he would pioneer a shift towards the use of materials native to Russia, and not just rely on the stones and materials more commonly associated with luxury goods. Faberge... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques M.S. Rau Blog Archives » Page 3 of 30 » The official weblog

...shift towards the use of materials native to Russia, and not just rely on the stones and materials more commonly associated with luxury goods. Faberge Jeweled and Enameled Cane The freedom to pursue his... Read More »