Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
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Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box. ...
Rare 18th century Pear-form Tea Caddy in fruitwood,
having a hinged lid opening
to a foil lined interior, steel escutcheons and a replaced
carved wood stem. English
Height: 7 ”
Exceptional Regency bombé tea caddy in “tiger” tortoiseshell, having a pagoda shaped top opening to an interior with two lidded compartments. Circa 1800-20. (One back foot replaced.)
Dimensions: 7.5” x 4.75” x 6”
Ornate Antique French Bronze Dore Jewelry Casket, with inset painted porcelain plaques; having a hinged lid opening to a velvet lined well, above two doors opening to shelves and raised on dragon form feet. Circa 1870. (n.b. doors close but do not lock)
English Regency Teapoy in beautifully figured mahogany having a rectangular sarcophagus shaped tea caddy with hinged lid opening to a fitted interior with three compartments: two mahogany lidded storage compartments flanking a Sheffield silver sugar container. The caddy raised on a tapered pedestal supported by four downswept and scrolled legs with ebonized stringing. Circa 1810.
Depth 19 ½”
(one foot replaced, two repaired)
Fine George III Pear-form fruitwood tea caddy with steel escutcheon. Replaced stem. Circa 1780.
Exceptional Arts & Crafts painted leather necessaire with tooled, painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms, opening to an interior complete with almost all of its original fittings including bottles and trays with fire gilt lids, brushes, combs, buttonhook, etc. French, c. 1870-1880.
Exceptional Burled Walnut cave-à-liqueur having hinged top and front panel opening to an interior with removable tray fitted with gilt decanters and glasses. French, late 19th century.
Exceptional Napoleon III Tea Chest, ebonized with extensive ormolu mounts; rectangular with cut corners, having a stepped hinged lid with a small compartment surmounted by a figure of a boy holding a tray and opening to a fitted interior with a well, two gilt crystal caddies and a sugarbowl. French, probably TAHAN, late 19th Century.
13" x10" x 13" tall
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Rare 18th century fruit wood
tea caddy in the form of a large apple, having a circular
hinged lid with carved “stem”
opening to a tin-lined interior;
lock and escutcheon are
original, hinge is replaced
(repair to lid). Probably
Continental, circa 1760-80.
Fine George II Silver Tea Caddy, by Samuel Taylor, having a reverse pear-form body embossed with floral garlands centering a blank cartouche on each side, removable lid with shell-form finial. Marked on underside of base.
Samuel was the son of Thomas Taylor and started his apprenticeship with John Newton in 1737. His first marks was entered in 1744. Like his master, whose business he probably succeeded to, since Newton was finally in Maiden Lane, Taylor was a specialist in tea-caddies and sug...
Rare 18th century fruit wood apple shaped tea caddy, having a circular hinged lid with carved bone “stem”, opening to a tin-lined interior. Probably Continental, Circa 1760-80.
Rare English Tea Chest in the Form of a Sideboard, in mahogany and deal, having a rectangular hinged top with shaped and carved backsplash, opening to a felt lined interior with two compartments for teaspoons and a moulded crystal sugarbowl. The front with a starburst pierced central panel flanked by hinged doors with applied plinth-form decoration and opening to foil lined drawers for green and black teas.
William Smee & Sons, London, published a catalog of furniture designs in 1850 which h...
Fine Filigree Work Tea Caddy, Hexagonal, with kingwood banding and with all panels and lid decorated with rolled paper floral designs with traces of color and gilding: the front panel incorporates a central print of a boy playing a flute. English, Circa 1790.
Also known as “quill work” or “rolled or scrolled paper” tea caddies, these undecorated boxes would have been purchased from a cabinetmaker and decorated at home or in schools by ladies as a genteel amusement and to show thei...
Exceptional Chinese Export Black Lacquer Jewelry Chest with raised and gilt Chinoiserie decoration: having a hinged top upper compartment above two doors revealing an arrangement of small drawers and below a larger shallow drawer. 19th century.
14.75" x 8.5" x17.5"high.
Exceptional antique English Regency Collectors Cabinet in nicely figured mahogany; rectangular with two paneled doors opening to twelve graduated small drawers and the whole with shaped skirts and ebonized ball feet. Circa 1815
13.5" x 7.75" x 15.25" tall
Rare George III Ambry in mahogany having an hinged arched top opening to a well and a paneled cabinet door flanked py pilasters, and the whole raised on ball feet. In Christian churches, items kept in an ambry include chalices and other vessels, as well as items for the reserved sacrament, the consecrated elements from the Eucharist.
English, circa 1760.
18" x 14" x 28" tall
Exceptional Antique Eglomise Lacemakers Box on later Stand; rectangular with lid and sides with gilt decoration against a white ground and the lid with a painted scene of a thatched farmhouse, opening
to fitted interior with removable tray and lacemakers spindle/roller. 19th Century (minor paint losses)
Box: 13.25" x 11" x 4.5"
With stand: 30.25" tall