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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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Ormolu Bronze Mirrored Plateau
Located in New Orleans, LA
This grand French plateau showcases superb ormolu bronze work. Lavishly decorated with an array of neoclassical decorations including putti, lions' heads and floral accents, the plat...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical More Dining and Entertaining

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Bronze

Christofle Silver Plate Wine Trolley
By Christofle
Located in New Orleans, LA
This wonderful late 19th century silver plated wine trolley was crafted by Christofle, the French firm renowned for their commanding silver and plated flatware and luxury wares. As d...
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Antique 19th Century French Other Sheffield and Silverplate

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Silver, Bronze

Fabergé Silver Flatware Service for 24
By Fabergé
Located in New Orleans, LA
Fabergé silver is regarded as the highest form of Continental silver in terms of artistry and opulence. This rare 197-piece parcel-gilt silver flatware service for 24 was produced by...
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Early 20th Century Russian Neoclassical Tableware

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Silver, Silver

Two Pairs of Regency-Period Silver-Gilt Grape Shears
By William Eley & William Fearn
Located in New Orleans, LA
Comprised of silver-gilt, these two pairs of beautifully crafted grape shears were designed and manufactured in by famed London silversmiths William Eley and William Fearn. The pairs...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Regency More Dining and Entertaining

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Silver

Pair of Wedgwood Blue Jasperware Square-Section Bulb Pots
By Wedgwood
Located in New Orleans, LA
Crafted by Wedgwood, this exquisite and rare pair of square-section bulb pots are comprised of the firm’s famous pale “Wedgwood blue” jasperware so prized by collectors and connoisse...
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Antique 18th Century English Neoclassical Planters, Cachepots and Jardin...

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Ceramic

Mechanical Desk by Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
By Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley
Located in New Orleans, LA
This superb mechanical desk by famed French ebeniste Alfred Emmanuel Louis Beurdeley is both an artistic and engineering achievement. A Parisian cabinetmaker, from a family of eb...
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Antique 19th Century French Desks

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Other

Wedgwood Black Basalt and Encaustic Enamel Rum Kettle
By Wedgwood
Located in New Orleans, LA
Crafted by Wedgwood, this rare, round-shaped rum kettle is comprised of black basalt and features a molded bail handle and glazed interior. Referred to as “the widow,” a “Sybil” figu...
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Antique Early 19th Century English Classical Greek Ceramics

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Enamel

Italian Rococo-Style Giltwood Vitrines
Located in New Orleans, LA
This extraordinary pair of Rococo-style vitrines is an exceptional example of Italian cabinetry. Beautifully designed and executed in giltwood, the stunning pair is set apart by a pr...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Rococo Vitrines

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Giltwood

Georgian Blue John and Silver Urn
By Sir William Chambers
Located in New Orleans, LA
This important George III blue John urn is attributed to famed Swedish architect Sir William Chambers. The solid piece is carved entirely from rare Blue John Derbyshire spar, taken f...
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Antique 18th Century English Neoclassical Urns

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Stone, Marble

Swan Cameo Glass Perfume by Thomas Webb & Sons
By Thomas Webb & Sons
Located in New Orleans, LA
A swan's head is elegantly rendered in cameo glass in this perfume bottle by Thomas Webb & Sons. The glass has been carefully etched from white to cobalt blue to accentuate every det...
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Antique Late 19th Century English Other Bottles

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Gold

Queen Anne Silver Mug
By John Wisdome
Located in New Orleans, LA
This fine English silver half-pint mug from the Queen Anne period bears the mark of London silversmith John Wisdome. The elegantly tapered, cylindrical form boasts a curious and marv...
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Antique 18th Century English Queen Anne Tableware

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Silver

Chrysanthemum Covered Soup Tureen by Tiffany & Co.
By Tiffany & Co.
Located in New Orleans, LA
This outstanding silver covered soup tureen with matching underplate and ladle by Tiffany & Co. is crafted in the iconic Chrysanthemum pattern. Regarded as one of the most prestigiou...
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Antique 19th Century American Art Nouveau Sterling Silver

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Sterling Silver

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