CANVASES, CARATS AND CURIOSITIES

New York Daily News

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Hell of a Show

Confidential with Brian Niemietz

April 5, 2018 | This article was featured in print

The week started with the Vatican accusing an Italian paper of misinterpreting the Pope's position on the existence of hell. Apparently there is one and you don't want to be there. The week with end with M.S. Rau Antiques opening a devilish presentation called "Vice & Virtue: An Exhibition of Sex, Saints & Sin." On Saturday, the New Orlenas specialty shop will display Pope Paul VI's $1.25 million diamond cross and Pope Leo XIII's $44,500 chair collection. Those item will be mixed in with a collection of "erotic Swiss pocket watches" as well as dominatrix gear from the 1850s.

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