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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

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.... 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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » June

...Victorian Neo-classicist and “High Victorian Dreamer”, Godward often portrayed women in everyday situations, elevated by rich textures of a neo-classical setting. A Stitch In Time captures these romanticized... Read More »

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

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.... 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 »

The official weblog of M.S. Rau Antiques » 2012 » September

.... 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 »

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

.... Nestled right between the great design periods of the Victorian and the art deco eras, Edwardian objects like this Tiffany & Co... 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 »

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 »
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 »

Collecting Medical Antiques ~ M.S. Rau Antiques

[from Resource Library] 04/24/2009
...been treated with various forms of enemas for hundreds of years, its popularity as a preventive measure blossomed during the Victorian era. Ladies and gentleman alike had a wealth of varieties from which......to choose including the unusual "tobacco enema;" and in keeping with stoic Victorian tradition, these instruments were often highly decorative and discreetly ensconced in handsome, anonymous-looking cases... Read More »