Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Antique English Desktop Cabinet, having a central panel door, inlaid with an oval patera and striped stringing, and flanked by six small drawers. Predominantly 18th Century.
Antique Wedgwood Pitcher and Bowl in the Blue Willow Pattern. Pitcher has impressed Wedgwood Mark.
(Star crack on bottom of pitcher, chip on handle.)
Antique English Sheffield plate tantalus with three stoppered cut crystal decanters. Mid 19th century. (minor wear to plate, minor chips to rims).
Fine pair of American Federal ball topped andirons in brass with turned, vasiform shafts, spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet. (Iron log rests replaced).
Boston, circa 1800. (see Schiffer, The Brass Book, pp. 57-58 for similar examples)
Fine antique Chinese copper red porcelain vase; of baluster form and with applied handles. Mid 19th Century, now wired as a lamp. (Repair to lip)
Height 12.75" to lip
Fine Antique Chinese Famille Noire Porcelain Vase of baluster form decorated with palm trees, exotic bird and blossoms. Qing Dynasty, Circa 1870, now wired as a lamp.
Height to Rim: 13.5"
The Black Ground which gives Famille Noire its Western name is "Modi susancai"in Chinese
Antique Spode Pottery Transfer Decorated Ceramic Wine Cooler,* oval with applied handles, ribbed body and rope turned rim, the whole with yellow and blue transfer decoration. English, circa 1810.
(two tiny chips, numerous frits)
*Originally designed as a footbath, these large basins are today used as wine coolers.
18.5" x 12" x 8" tall
Antique American Late Federal Octagonal Tea Caddy in mahogany; the hinged top with satinwood stringing and banding opens to an interior well with a “floating” lid. Circa 1830 (see #5036 for another by the same unknown maker)
Antique American carved wood and gesso gold leaf mirror with foliate and beadwork decoration. Circa 1860-70 (mirror plate replaced, minor wear to gilding)
Frame: 21" x 26.75"
Antique American Gilded Wood and Gesso Mirror. The thick turned columns of the frame with applied gesso decoration, were popular in the late Empire period, 1830-1850. Probably Philadelphia. There is a similar labeled example in The Henry Francis Dupont Winterthur Museum.
Plate: 23 ½” x 13 ½”
Frame:31 ¾” x 21 ¾”
Antique English tooled and gilt leather jewelry box with brass mounts having domed rectangular lid with egyptian motif decorated handle opening to a fitted felt lined interior with lift-out tray. Circa 1880.
Antique Japanese blue and white two piece compote with frilled edge, veined body and applied and painted floral decoration. Late 19th century.
Antique Wiliam and Mary style oak chest-form fuel box, rectangular with a hinged lid and having three false drawers with brass pulls and raised on straight bracket feet. English, circa 1840.
19" x 15.5" x 21" tall
Antique French miniature prie-dieu in rosewood with fretwork top opening to a small compartment, turned supports and a base lined kneeler opening to reveal a hidden drawer. Circa 1870.
Pair of late Federal ring turned brass andirons with spurred cabriole legs and ball feet. American, circa 1830.
Original Patent Model for a Warming Device by G.W. Smith, retaining the original Patent Tag dated August 31st, 1858 and including a Certificate of Authenticity.
Fine Antique Chinese Famille Noire Vase of baluster form decorated with exotic birds and blossoms. Qing Dynasty, Circa 1870, now wired as a lamp.
Height to Rim: 13.5"
The Black Ground which gives Famille
Noire its Western name is "Modi susancai"
Antique Italian Carved and Gilt Wood Mirror having openwork foliate decoration. Minor distress to the
Plate. Circa 1860
Mirror: 18 ½” x 14 ½”
Frame: 28” x23”