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Antique Furniture | Antique Mirrors | Antique Tables | Antique Cabinets | Antique Chairs ~ M.S. Rau

...Antique Furniture | Antique Mirrors | Antique Tables | Antique Cabinets | Antique Chairs ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Back to Top... Read More »

...’t until the invention of the music box did that idea become a reality. A case and original matching table crafted of stunning burl walnut distinguishes this rare Swiss Sublime Harmonie music box....... Cabinet-makers began making their contributions in the 19th century with the creation of elaborate table-top versions of the music box....... More elaborate examples, such as the Sublime Harmonie Music Box not only came with their own beautifully crafted tables, but more complex mechanisms that incorporated bells, drums and castanets... Read More »

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

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.... Often used by Wedgwood to adorn their jasper wares. Apron A board placed at right angles to the underside of a shelf, chair seat, or table top... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

...çois Linke Item 28-9812 The Versailles Cabinets Item 29-2033 The Robinson Crusoe Sideboard by Garrard Robinson Item 29-1051 Important Jupe's Patent Dining Table Item 28-9705 Incredible English Mahogany......7 Pedestal Dining Table Item 29-1347 Colonial Revival Dining Room Suite Item 29-1585 Marquetry Secretaire à Abattant by Andr... Read More »

Antiques and Fine Art Client Testimonials ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 09/11/2009
.... In the past 18 years, I have purchased exceptional pieces from M.S. Rau, including a Tiffany flatware set, a great dining table and amazing jewelry, and I always associate this wonderful gallery with authenticity. And the 125... Read More »

Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site

...Rau Antiques Mobile Web Site Antiques Fine Art Jewelry The Versailles Cabinets Item No. 29-2033 • Exquisite pair of cabinets crafted by master ébéniste Paul Sormani • Decorative marquetry of brass,... 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
...Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU ANTIQUE METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGURE, BRINGING NATURE'S FORMS TO THE DINNER TABLE. ~ M.......S. Rau Antiques Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGURE, BRINGING NATURE'S FORMS TO THE DINNER TABLE....... Unsurprisingly-maybe that frame once held a snapshot of Richard Burton-they went for multiples of their estimates. Tags: Art Nouveau | Antique Silver | Lalique | Gallé | Swirling Silver: ART NOUVEAU METALWORKERS REVELED IN VINES, LEAVES, FRUIT AND THE HUMAN FIGURE, BRINGING NATURE'S FORMS TO THE DINNER TABLE... Read More »

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

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.... Occasional table Generic term for decorative, small tables such as end tables, coffee tables, lamp tables, etc... Read More »

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

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.... Also called a drop-lid. Drop-leaf A leaf, hinged to the side of a table, which drops at the side when not in use....... Drum table A round table with a deep apron resembling a drum. Dumbwaiter table A serving table, consisting of three or four circular trays on a central shaft with the smallest being at the top and the largest at the bottom....... Also known as a tier table.... Read More »

The Chicago International Art, Antique and Jewelry Show ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from News/Events] 01/05/2013
...  Get More Information and Purchase Tickets Ivory Shibayama Elephant Emerald and Diamond Necklace and Earring Suite Italian Micromosaic Table John Atkinson Grimshaw... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » Blog Archive » Melodious Mechanical Marvels: Antique Musi

...’t until the invention of the music box did that idea become a reality. A case and original matching table crafted of stunning burl walnut distinguishes this rare Swiss Sublime Harmonie music box....... Cabinet-makers began making their contributions in the 19th century with the creation of elaborate table-top versions of the music box....... More elaborate examples, such as the Sublime Harmonie Music Box not only came with their own beautifully crafted tables, but more complex mechanisms that incorporated bells, drums and castanets... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2013 » July

.... He would then bring these specimens back home with him after completing his Grand Tour and have a local artisan craft a ‘souvenir table’ for him....... In this incarnation, the final result is an ornate table decorated with micromosaic scenes framed by rare marble and granite samples.......  These tables not only served as personal souvenirs for the traveler but were also symbols of great wealth and knowledge... Read More »

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

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..., carrying everything from toiletries and jewelry to sewing and writing instruments. Nef The nef, developed during the Middle Ages, is a vessel in the form of a ship that was used at the dining table....... By the 15th century, the nef was used as a receptacle for salt, goblets, napkins, eating utensils, and meat. By the 16th century, it evolved into an elaborate table ornament, from the form of simple boats to fully and accurately rigged ships often peopled with tiny figures....... Nesting tables Group of tables, usually three, constructed so that one fits under the other. niello A black inlay in a metal surface, typically silver, copper and lead... Read More »

Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/27/2009
...Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table A A A A monumental English billiards table by J....... Watch as Bill Rau describes this magnificent table. Tags: billiards | billiard table... Read More »

Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/27/2009
...Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Wealth TV Features Monumental English Billiards Table A A A A monumental English billiards table by J....... Watch as Bill Rau describes this magnificent table. Tags: billiards | billiard table... Read More »