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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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Silverplate Duck Press
Located in New Orleans, LA
Once an indispensable tool of French haute cuisine, this rare silverplate duck press serves as a symbol of one's mastery of the craft. Used for squeezing the juices out of a duck car...
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20th Century French Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Crehore Sundial
Located in New Orleans, LA
A rare and highly important melding of science and art, this fixed latitude sundial was invented by renowned physicist Albert Cushing Crehore and presented to celebrated telegraph an...
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Early 20th Century Sundials

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Bronze

Ancient Roman Glass Funerary Urn
Located in New Orleans, LA
This extraordinary glass vessel hails from the illustrious Roman empire, likely from Italy, dating to the mid-1st to 2nd century CE. It is exceptionally rare to find such a large and...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Urns

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Glass

Dutch Marquetry Game Table
Located in New Orleans, LA
This remarkable 19th-century games table perfectly incorporates beauty and function with tasteful marquetry and a fold-out gaming surface. An elegant example of Dutch craftsmanship a...
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Antique 19th Century Dutch Victorian Game Tables

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Leather

Blue John Table By Royal Marble Works
Located in New Orleans, LA
This monumental table is a rare masterpiece of English furniture, custom-made by the Royal Marble Works for an important titled estate. Its striking design combines stunning Blue Joh...
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Antique 19th Century English Desks and Writing Tables

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Stone, Marble

French Empire Clock Garniture By Thomire & Cie
By Thomire & Cie.
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exquisite Empire gilt bronze and griotte marble Medici vase-shaped mantel clock with urns is attributed to Pierre-Philippe Thomire. The beautiful ...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Griotte Marble, Brass, Bronze, Enamel

Fabergé Silver Service
By Fabergé
Located in New Orleans, LA
This extraordinary 128-piece service by Fabergé is a rare treasure in more ways than one. Enclosed in its original oak chest, the exquisite service remains complete and in pristine condition—a feat given the rarity of Fabergé silver from this era. Featuring a full set of dinner and dessert flatware as well as 6 rare samovar teacups, this service is a testament to the unparalleled elegance of this world-famous firm. This exemplary set epitomizes the height of Fabergé silver craftsmanship, with each piece and its original fitted chest meticulously hallmarked with the Fabergé seal...
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Antique 19th Century Russian Sterling Silver

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Silver

French Empire Venus And Cupid Mantel Clock
Located in New Orleans, LA
This splendid French Empire gilt bronze mantel clock features an exquisitely detailed scene of Venus and Cupid sharing a tender moment. Depicting the story of the goddess consoling h...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

18th-Century Gilt Bronze & Egitto Serpentino Urn After Pierre Gouthière
Located in New Orleans, LA
This 18th-century gilt bronze & Egitto Serpentino urn is modeled after the opulent design of one of the last gilders of the Versailles Court, Pierre Gouthière. An identical urn is he...
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Antique 18th Century French Louis XVI Urns

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Mahogany And Silverplate Carving Trolley
Located in New Orleans, LA
This exquisite mahogany and silverplate carving trolley unveils a generously sized serving space when opened. Resting on an impressive mahogany stand, it features an au jus plate, de...
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20th Century Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver Plate

Flora Danica Porcelain Dinner Service By Royal Copenhagen, 105 Pieces
By Royal Copenhagen
Located in New Orleans, LA
Crafted by the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Manufactory, this 105-piece dinner service features one of the most prestigious porcelain patterns ever produced — the coveted Flora Danica ...
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20th Century Danish Other Porcelain

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Porcelain

Tiffany & Co. Lap-Over Edge Flatware Service, 248 Pieces
By Tiffany & Co., Charles Grosjean, Edward C. Moore
Located in New Orleans, LA
This monumental 248-piece sterling silver flatware service was crafted by the legendary Tiffany & Co. and features the exceptional Lap-Over Edge pattern. This intricate, nature-inspi...
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Antique 19th Century American Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

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