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Antique Ivory ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

...  Item 29-9974 Japanese Carved Elephant Tusk entitled Banquet of the Gods Item 30-0291 Japanese Backgammon or Sugoroku Game Set Item 30-0329 Victorian Billiard Scoreboard Item 29-9178 Edwardian... Read More »

Swiss Burlwood and Ebonized Interchangeable Cylinder Music Box ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/18/2014
.... Set in a beautiful case of burled and ebonized walnut with satinwood inlay, this piece serves not only as melodious entertainment but also as a fine example of Victorian furniture... Read More »

Chippendale Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 03/18/2014
...Chippendale Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase ~ M.S. Rau Antiques Chippendale Mahogany Breakfront Bookcase A A A This magnificent Victorian library bookcase is a work of both massive size and monumental beauty... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Greenaway, Kate Victorian children's book author and illustrator, Kate Greenaway (1846-1901) stole the hearts of young and old with her charming depictions of young children....... Several of her images were reproduced by prominent silver companies during the Victorian era for figural napkin rings, which are now the most highly sought after figurals... Read More »
Tiffany

The Silver of Tiffany & Co. ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 05/02/2014
....  It was during this time that Tiffany began to capitalize on the Victorian taste for extravagant dining and living... Read More »

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

[from Glossary]
.... Common in the William and Mary style. Belle Epoque Curvilinear high style of the later part of the 19th century and early 20th century, combining Victorian electicism and the flowing, sinuous forms of Art Nouveau....... Belter patented an unusual method of cutting through incredibly sturdy laminated wood which allowed him to create extraordinary carvings well-suited to the flamboyant tastes of Victorian America... Read More »

The Grand Tour ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2013
....  This stunning Victorian Egyptian Revival necklace, comprised of 21 individual micromosaic pendants, is a wonder of meticulous craftsmanship and intricate beauty... Read More »

So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Antique Flatware ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 01/11/2011
...So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Antique Flatware ~ M.S. Rau Antiques So Many Choices…The Golden Age of Flatware A A A Dining in the Victorian-era was truly an art form....... The sheer depth and detail of the pattern made it the firm's most expensive to produce, and a favorite of Victorian brides and socialites... Read More »
Cigar Store Indian

The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Politicians, milionaires and generals weilded their stogies as staffs of authority, importance and prominence. Indeed, by the end of the war, the cigar was an integral part of the Victorian gentleman's attire in America and abroad, and the industry exploded... Read More »
Robinson Crusoe Sideboard

The Robinson Crusoe Antiques Sideboard by Garrard Robinson ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2009
...The Robinson Crusoe Antiques Sideboard by Garrard Robinson ~ M.S. Rau Antiques The Robinson Crusoe Sideboard by Garrard Robinson A A A Considered one of the finest works of carved Victorian furniture, this amazing sideboard by English master Garrard Robinson tells... Read More »

The Changing Face of Dining Traditions ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 10/29/2009
.... And so it went until the middle of the 19th century when a new period of dining unfolded. Dining in the Gilded Age For the Victorians, dining was not just about the meal......! The Victorians were the first to identify a specific room as the dining room and the furnishings and accessories were often the most expensive in the house....... The Victorians also introduced a bewildering assortment of flatware. A far cry from the simple knife of their ancestors, a different utensil now existed for every conceivable use... Read More »

Art Glass, Cameo Glass and Art Nouveau Furniture of Emile Gallé ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 02/22/2009
.... This love of nature would most distinguish Gallé's innovative glass works and furniture, setting him apart from the traditional Victorian craftsmen of the day... Read More »
Robinson Crusoe Sideboard

The Robinson Crusoe Antiques Sideboard by Garrard Robinson ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 08/12/2009
...The Robinson Crusoe Antiques Sideboard by Garrard Robinson ~ M.S. Rau Antiques The Robinson Crusoe Sideboard by Garrard Robinson A A A Considered one of the finest works of carved Victorian furniture, this amazing sideboard by English master Garrard Robinson tells... Read More »
Cigar Store Indian

The Renaissance of Cigar Related Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
.... Politicians, milionaires and generals weilded their stogies as staffs of authority, importance and prominence. Indeed, by the end of the war, the cigar was an integral part of the Victorian gentleman's attire in America and abroad, and the industry exploded... Read More »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques Jewelry Archives » Page 2 of 4 » The official weblog of M.S

.... Each piece could take many months to create, given the level of both complexity and artistry. Victorian Micromosaic & Gold Necklace at M.S. Rau Antiques. M... Read More »