Fine Art
03/28/2017 I By Bill Rau
The Master of Maritime: John Steven Dews
Coming from a long lineage of seagoers, Dews developed a fascination with the sea at a young age. He was just 5 when he composed his first marine sketches while visiting his grandfather, an assistant harbor master.
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Inner Workings on Display: The English Skeleton Clock
Inner Workings on Display: The English Skeleton Clock
The term "skeleton clock" refers to any clock or wristwatch in which the internal mechanisms have be
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5 Must Haves: Valentine's Day Edition
5 Must Haves: Valentine's Day Edition
From cupid-themed pieces to a 5.25-carat fancy pink diamond ring. Our gallery is filled with the per
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Never Arrive Empty Handed: Hostess Gifts Around the World
Never Arrive Empty Handed: Hostess Gifts Around the World
Since the earliest times, the bestowing of gifts has been symbolized as a token of love and apprecia
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The Story of Sterling: 19th Century Silver Patterns
The Story of Sterling: 19th Century Silver Patterns
The creation of a well-designed pattern is the work of an artist. Different designs can immediately
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Dining as an Art: Caring for Your Silver Collection
Dining as an Art: Caring for Your Silver Collection
Since its inception in 1837, silver flatware by Tiffany & Co. has brought a touch of luxury
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For the Love of Porcelain: Meissen’s Cupid
For the Love of Porcelain: Meissen’s Cupid
Chocolates, flowers, cozy candle-lit dinners – these ordinary words gain a special significance th
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Chicago Antiques, Art and Design Show
05/18/2017 - 05/21/2017


222 Merchandise Plaza
Main Entrance - Elevators to 7th Floor
Chicago, IL
M.S. Rau Antiques is pleased to be participating in the Chicago Antiques, Art, Design Show which wil...
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A King Among Porcelain: KPM
A King Among Porcelain: KPM
Earning a legendary reputation after over 250 years of superior porcelain production, KPM Berlin por
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Master of Glass: Lalique Perfume Bottles
Master of Glass: Lalique Perfume Bottles
Renowned for his impeccable artistry in glass design, René Lalique is a legend of his craft. His il
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Like Father, Like Son: The Artistic Style of the Brueghel Family
Like Father, Like Son: The Artistic Style of the Brueghel Family
The Brueghel family has long enjoyed a strong history in the realm of Flemish painting. The patr
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Nécessaire: The Greatest Travel Companion + GIVEAWAY!
Nécessaire: The Greatest Travel Companion + GIVEAWAY!
Travel during the late 16th century all the way through the early 19th century was considered a
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The Duck Press - Strange and Delightful
The Duck Press - Strange and Delightful
Foie gras, sweet crepes, escargot, ratatouille…the list could go on. French culture constantly
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Travel with Style
Travel with Style
In a time when the Grand Tour was still considered a rite of passage, long voyages on elegant steam
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Aspen Antiques, Jewelry, Automobiles & Fine Arts Fair
07/01/2017 - 07/09/2017


Aspen Ice Garden
233 West Hyman Avenue
Aspen, Colorado
Now in its 14th year and set amid the spectacular mountains of Colorado's Rockies, the Aspen Antique...
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