Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Early Staffordshire transfer
decorated plate of Christ Church, Oxford by J & W Ridgway, circa 1814-30.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
Rare enamel stirrup cup in the form of a shell, the exterior with painted details in browns and greens, the interior a robin’s egg blue. Continental, early 19th century. (minor chips/scratches)
Antique Horn Snuff Box in the form of a boot with a silver monogrammed lid. 1800-1830. Probably Italian.
Antique Chinese "Souffle" glazed porcelain vase, late 18th/early 19th century, now wired as a lamp
English mahogany tea chest of simple rectangular form. The beauty of this chest lies in its interior with its two silver plate tea canisters and matching silver plate sugar canister. Circa 1825.
Unusually Tall Regency Brass and Iron Firefender, D-form with brass crest and foot rails, cross-hatched brass wire body and raised on three squashed ball feet. English or American, circa 1800.
The History of Virginia
by John Burke
Volumes 1 and 2 (of 4), printed for the author by Dickson & Pescud, Petersburg, Virginia, 1804 and 1805. Re-bound in blue cloth. Minor toning and foxing.
A rare early history of Virginia through 1710.
Antique American Federal Octagonal Tea Caddy, in mahogany the hinged top with satinwood stringing and banding opens to an interior well with a “floating” lid.
See #10802 for another caddy by the same unknown maker
Antique Tunbridge Ware Dome Top Box,
in satinwood, inlaid with other exotic woods in a leaf and berry pattern.
(warp to lid)
Antique English Regency Tea Caddy in lacewood, of rectangular form with cut corners, bone escutcheon and satinwood stringing.Circa 1825.
Rare Chinese Export Roll Top Lap Desk, Asian Hardwoods with ebony and brass mounts having single lower drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior, sloped writing surface and "pop-up" storage compartment with tambour doors. Circa 1830.
Length 19", Depth 15"
*See Crossman, The ChinaTrade, color plate 96 (page 248) for another example.
Fine Large Pair of Regency Wood and Brass Candlesticks with fluted shafts and turned, circular bases. English, 1800-1820
Neo-Classical ormolu mounted dressing table in mahogany having a rectangular top with two incurved small drawers and an elevating cheval mirror above a frieze drawer and two cabriole legs ending in hoof form feet on an incurved platform base. Probably Baltic, circa 1830-1840.
Height: 38” (closed)
Height: 59.75” (open)
Fine English Regency tea chest of sarcophagus form in rosewood, banded and inlaid with brass; the rectangular, canted lid opens to a fitted interior with two lidded tea caddies ad a later sugar bowl. Circa 1810-15.
Fine antique Chinese
bottle-form porcelain vase with
now wired as a lamp.
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 Grand Tour Souvenir Column, having a square marble base and turned marble shaft with laurel leaf decorated gilt metal base and a Corinthian capital.
Base 4.5" x 4.5"
(once mounted as
a whale oil-lamp,
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)