Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
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”
Antique Cane with dog-form carved ivory handle and a gold collar inscribed: "From Wm. Henrie on his 75th birthday, November 6th 1874"
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Fine Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy, rectangular with rounded corners with polychrome and gilt decoration of figures engaged in various tasks. Circa 1870.
6.75" x 5" x 4" tall
Most likely French, 19th century. The image of an Englishman hunting with a hound was a common image on enamel boxes, especially snuff boxes of the eighteenth century. However, this box clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the completely hand painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth century creation.
Very good condition. Small scratch to lid.
Antique oval tole snuffer tray with black ground and gilt stencil border. American or English, Circa 1800-1840. Provenance: Estate of Ruthann Coggins Bardes, Greenwich, CT.
Length: 9.25”; Width: 3.35”
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Pair of Antique English Brass Candlesticks with vasiform shafts and turned, circular bases. Circa 1850-60, now wired as lamps.
Height of sticks:12"
To top of Shade:23"
Important Antique English Gilt Wood and Composition Girandole Mirror, the oval mirror plate within a leaf carved surround and within mirrored borders with crossed vine-form decoration. The cresting and pendant formed with scrolling leaf and paterae and the pendant with three vine and floral decorated candlearms. Early 19th century.
Height: 64", Width: 38", Depth: 12"
French, 19th century, Samson. The crossed “S” marks on the interior lid of this nineteenth-century snuff box indicates that this was, in fact, a product of the Samson factory. Edmé Samson founded the House of Samson in 1845 to decorate porcelain. However, it was Edmé’s son, Emile, who expanded the firm to include the reproduction of eighteenth-century English enamels. In addition, the later attribution is confirmed by the milled metal banding, the lug on the hinge, and the inferior qu...
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,
Fine bombé black lacquer tea caddy with Chinoiserie decoration, fitted interior and later squashed ball feet. English, Circa 1870.
13" x 6.75" x 7.5" tall
Pair of late Federal ring turned brass andirons with spurred cabriole legs and ball feet. American, circa 1830.
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.
Antique Continental Demilune carved and gilt wood wall bracket.
Late 19th century.
Large Georgian Pierced Brass Fire Fender, having a bowed front, urn and “Prince of Wales” feather design and fine "bright-cut" engraving. English, Circa 1750. Please note that each end has been extended by 4" to fit a larger fireplace.
Depth at Center: 12"
These early brass fenders are typically very heavy and
carefully made. They had little functional use but were strictly
Fine 18th Century English Serpentine Firefender, in brass with pierced work and applied bead decoration.
Rookwood matt glazed vase with relief decoration of cattails, with impressed mark dating it to 1926.
Tall 18th century pierced brass and wrought iron fireplace trivet with original turned wood handle. Circa 1780-1800. American or English.