Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Rare antique Chinese Famille Rose covered mustard pot and under tray with typical painted decoration and applied bud form knob.
Circa 1860 (minor wear to gilt decoration).**
Dish Diameter: 5.5”
**See: Schiffer, Chinese Export Porcelain, illustration #404 for similar example.
Pair of antique painted porcelain plaques of flowers, probably European, late 19th century, with gilt frames.
Plaque: 8 x 6”
Frame: 10 x 8.25”
Most likely French, 19th century. A nineteenth-imitation of the extremely popular souvenir boxes made in Bilston at the end of the eighteenth century (see 5218-18). However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, and the inferior quality of the painting identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation. It’s also important to note that the use of the French on the lid is not indicative of its origin, but rather another attempt at eight...
Chinese porcelain tall jar with lid with prunus blossoms on branches against a blue background, a single pheasant on a branch.
early 20th Century.
Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
Height to top of jar lid: 12”
Height to top of lighting pole: 21”
Fine Large Pair of Solid Brass Jamb Hooks with round backplate, single arm and urn form finial.
These would have been mounted on the mantel and used to hold fireplace tools.
Circa 1800, probably American
Diameter of back plate: 4"
Antique Japanese Satsuma Koro or Incense Burner, Hexagonal with Shi Shi form Handles and Finial, body with figural decoration and raised on three paw-form feet. Meiji Period (1867-1912) (minor loss to foo dog tails)
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Fine Royal Vienna painted porcelain urn with cobalt ground and gilt decoration having painted panels depicting lovers in a landscape and a mythological figure on the reverse. Late 19th century. (Now wired as a lamp.Some wear to gilding.)
Fine Antique French Inkwell or Standish in Ormolu; having a hinged lid and circular stepped body with applied cast floral decoration, and raised on three toupie feet. Circa 1850.
Large American Folk Art Book-form Box, in maple extensively inlaid with various woods, late 19th century.
Antique oval pressed and engraved crystal dresser box with gilt metal mounts. Probably French, Circa 1900.
3.5" x 4.5" x 3.5” tall
Rare Signed American Tea Caddy in mahogany, of rectangular form with a sloped lid opening to a divided interior and retaining a paper label with makers name and a date of 1863.
8.5" x 4.5" x 5.75" tall
Wonderful American Eastlake Style Dressing Mirror with comb box below, openwork pediment and crusty old finish. Circa 1870.
Fine antique French pedestal form sander in ormolu with removable reservoir for the sand used to dry the ink when writing with a quill pen. Mid-19th century.
Antique Tunbridge Ware Dome Top Box,
in satinwood, inlaid with other exotic woods in a leaf and berry pattern.
(warp to lid)
Antique Scottish transfer decorated pitcher and bowl in the Etruscan pattern by Lockhart and Arthur, Glasgow, 1855-1864. (chip and cracks to bowl).
Antique Chinese White Ground Porcelain Vase, of baluster form, with painted decoration of figures and with applied foo dog handles and salamander decoration. Circa 1870, now wired as a lamp.
Height to rim: 14”
Antique Gilt Silver and Green Chalcedony Mounted Crystal and Mahogany Umbrella Handle in the Secessionist taste. European, Circa 1900, now mounted on a carved wood base.