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06/22/2017 I By Deborah Choate
Silver of the Georgian Era
The Georgian Era is a period of British history from 1714-1830 as marked by the reigns of George I, George II, George III, and George IV, the first four Hanoverian kings of Great Britain. The era saw a remarkable increase in innovation, the expansion of the British Empire, and a flowering of the arts.
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Investigating French Realism
Investigating French Realism
By the mid 19th-century, the Realists, largely pioneered by Gustave Courbet, sought to reject this...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Aristocracy Luxury and Leisure in Britain
10/21/2017 - 01/20/2018

M.S. Rau Antiques
630 Royal Street
New Orleans
M.S. Rau Antiques is pleased to announce their upcoming exhibition that highlights the evolution of ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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