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About M.S. Rau

M.S. Rau has been a world renowned landmark for over 100 years, earning the trust of discerning antique collectors worldwide. Our 25,000 square foot gallery literally overflows with remarkable collections of fine art, exquisite jewelry and exceptional 18th-and 19th-century antiques, and our highly trained staff of sales and research associates are second to none. Our primary mission is to provide our customers with an unparalleled shopping experience. Our selection is extensive so whether you are looking for a rare colored diamond, a Paul Revere sterling silver bowl or...Read More

M.S. Rau

Established in 19121stDibs seller since 2010

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Burlwood Erotic Snuff Box
Located in New Orleans, LA
There is much more to this exquisite Georgian snuffbox than meets the eye. Beautifully crafted of striking burlwood, this unassuming box features a lining of precious tortoiseshell a...
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Antique 19th Century English Other Snuff Boxes and Tobacco Boxes

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Tortoise Shell, Burl

Copper Swirl Enamel Vase by Camille Fauré
By Camille Fauré
Located in New Orleans, LA
Graceful swirls of copper- and white-hued enamel encase this Art Deco-period vase by the Limoges-based Camille Fauré. It was crafted using Fauré's signature raised enameling, which i...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Vases

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Copper

Jewel Pattern Cut Glass Punch Bowl by Meriden
By Meriden Cut Glass Company
Located in New Orleans, LA
This two-piece punch bowl and ladle set is cut in one of the rarest and most desirable designs of the American Brilliant Period – Meriden’s sophisticated Jewel pattern. On the bowl, ...
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Early 20th Century North American Other Glass

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Cut Glass

Italian Silver-Mounted Hardstone Centerpiece
Located in New Orleans, LA
This unique Italian hardstone centerpiece is a luxurious example of the Renaissance Revival style. The design is formed primarily from semiprecious stones — its bowl is carved from a...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Centerpieces

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Stone, Amethyst, Multi-gemstone, Silver

Cameo Glass Perfume Bottle by Thomas Webb & Sons
By Thomas Webb & Sons
Located in New Orleans, LA
This rare cameo glass perfume bottle is the work of the inimitable British glassmakers Thomas Webb & Sons. Entirely handcrafted, the piece is a testament to Webb's mastery of this de...
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Antique 19th Century English Victorian Bottles

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Glass

Pair of Meissen Porcelain Sconces
By Meissen Porcelain
Located in New Orleans, LA
This remarkable pair of Meissen Porcelain wall sconces is crafted with all of the exquisite detail and splendor of the Rococo period. Exquisitely hand painted with gilt accents, each...
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Antique 19th Century German Rococo Wall Lights and Sconces

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Porcelain

Louis XVI Commode by Pierre Roussel
By Pierre Roussel
Located in New Orleans, LA
Matchless style and high-quality craftsmanship are the hallmarks of Pierre Roussel's furniture, and this exceptional Louis XVI-era commode epitomizes this master craftsman's skill. C...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Commodes and Chests of Drawers

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Marble, Bronze

Pietre Dure Console Tables
Located in New Orleans, LA
This incredible pair of pietre dure console tables can be counted among the most impressive pieces of hardstone artistry in the world. The tables closely resemble nine of the most fa...
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Antique Late 18th Century Spanish Renaissance Console Tables

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Stone, Bronze

19th Century French Secrétaire by Durand
By Gervais Durand
Located in New Orleans, LA
Superior craftsmanship and intricate marquetry characterize this rare secrétaire by Gervais-Maximilien-Eugène Durand, one of the most popular French ébénistes of the 19th century. Th...
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Antique 19th Century French Louis XV Secretaires

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Bronze, Ormolu

Celadon Jade Covered Bowl
Located in New Orleans, LA
This intricately carved Chinese covered bowl is crafted of beautiful pale green nephrite jade referred to as "celadon" jade. A wonderful example of Chinese sculptural artistry, the b...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Other Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Jade

Jean-Gabriel Domergue's French Academician Sword
By Odette Domergue
Located in New Orleans, LA
This important and unique sword was presented to the famed French painter Jean-Gabriel Domergue to commemorate the painter's election to the illustrious Académie des Beaux-Arts in 19...
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20th Century Neoclassical Arms, Armor and Weapons

Materials

Steel

Celadon Jade Dragon Covered Bowl
Located in New Orleans, LA
A pair of dragons serve as the handles of this exceptional Chinese covered bowl. The intricate piece is crafted from a rare type of pale green jade known as "celadon" jade. This near...
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Antique 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Sculptures and Carvings

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Jade

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