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10/04/2019 I By Rau Staff
John Singer Sargent: American Master
John Singer Sargent is widely regarded as one of the most important painters of portraits in history. Blending academic realism, impressionism, and a fluid painterly approach inspired by Old Masters, Sargent carved out...
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Flora Danica: Porcelain Fit for Royalty
Flora Danica: Porcelain Fit for Royalty
Prestige. Refinement. Royal Provenance. A true product of its age, the origin of Royal...
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Beneath the Surface: How Stone Sculpture is Made
Beneath the Surface: How Stone Sculpture is Made
“Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor to discover...
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Think Outside the Ring Box: Your Guide to Finding the Ideal Non-Traditional Engagement Ring
Think Outside the Ring Box: Your Guide to Finding the Ideal Non-Traditional Engagement Ring
Delve into the intricate history of one of the world's most captivating and in-depth traditions:...
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Emeralds: Fact or Fiction
Emeralds: Fact or Fiction
A viridescent wonder of nature steeped in lore for over 4,000 years, the emerald has entranced...
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The Huguenot Legacy: Paul de Lamerie & Paul Revere
The Huguenot Legacy: Paul de Lamerie & Paul Revere
The families of the renowned silversmiths Paul de Lamerie and Paul Revere were among the estimated...
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A History of Flatware
A History of Flatware
When considering the antique silver flatware services of the 19th and early 20th century,...
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The Mother of Invention: A Brief History of Mechanical Furniture
The Mother of Invention: A Brief History of Mechanical Furniture
Mechanical furniture has a diverse and well-documented history. These marvels of engineering were...
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The Bigger Picture: A Brief History of Mosaics
The Bigger Picture: A Brief History of Mosaics
Hundreds of thousands of tiny pieces of stone are painstakingly arranged in a seemingly random...
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Imperial Splendor: The works of Peter Carl Fabergé
Imperial Splendor: The works of Peter Carl Fabergé
The public’s appreciation and fascination with the works of Fabergé have continued unabated for...
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The Double Deluxe Violano Virtuoso
The Double Deluxe Violano Virtuoso
The spectacular Double DeLuxe Violano Virtuoso, created by the Mills Novelty Company, is...
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The Noble Game of Billiards...
The Noble Game of Billiards...
Though experts have speculated for centuries about the true origins of billiards, most agree that...
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Collecting Medical Antiques
Collecting Medical Antiques

Despite the prolific horrors of medical history, interest in antique medical instruments has...

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