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The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Deborah Choate » The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques

.... Our three-piece Chinese tea set features an exceptional […] Posted in Antiques , From Our Sales Team , M......» Explore Rare Chinese Silver at M.S. Rau Antiques February 22nd, 2013 Collecting silver is a passionate dedication for many, and with sets like this rare Chinese export service, it is easy to see why... Read More »
Phillip Youngberg

Phillip Youngberg ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from About Us] 03/16/2009
.... Dunstan Silver Flatware Service, 177 pieces "Francis I" Coffee and Tea Set by Reed & Barton Paraiba Tourmaline Ring La Promeneuse (The Walker... 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
...: "These pieces were not mass-produced. The coffee and tea sets, the boxes, and cutlery services, they were all commissioned......Martelé flatware set for 12 of 285 pieces, one of only two Martelé flatware sets that Gorham made. The asking price is $350....... Two examples till be exhibited by Drucker Antiques, who will have a Jensen coffee and tea service in the blossom pattern and a rare Georg Jensen lamp... Read More »
Meissen Porcelain

The History of Meissen Porcelain ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Magnificent vases, furnishings, massive table service and delicate tea sets were among the Sévres pieces heartily commissioned by royalty....... Portrait plates and vases with glorious ornamentation soon set the standard for hand painted decoration. The Vienna mark is the Austrian shield or "Beehive" imprinted in blue....... The rarer the item, the more tolerable a defect or loss becomes. Complete sets, of course, are most desireable, as in the case of the famous Meissen Monkey Band or the extraordinary Four Elements ewers... Read More »