Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Most likely French, 19th century, snuff/pill box, However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the loose hand-painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth century creation.
Very good condition. Some loss to interior enamel and on the underside.
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,
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.
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”
Antique English Regency Tea Caddy in lacewood, of rectangular form with cut corners, bone escutcheon and satinwood stringing.Circa 1825.
American Sterling Tea Caddy with overall hammered decoration.
Antique Japanese Kutani vase with central spandels depicting women in a landscape and birds on flowers, with gilt background decoration and applied phoenix bird handles. Mid 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 16.25” to rim
Antique Continental Demilune carved and gilt wood wall bracket.
Late 19th century.
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...
18th Century Iron Money Box with a clever mechanism that uses gravity to block the slot if the box is inverted. Probably European.
7.25” x 5" x 4.5" tall
Fine George III Octagonal Cellarette or Wine Cooler in mahogany with brass banding, having a hinged lid opening to a tin liner, slightly tapered body with brass carrying handles and the original stand with four champfered legs. English, circa 1780.
Originally used in the dining room to hold wine brought up from the cellar for the meal, the tin liner would have protected the wood from the condensation from the bottles. Now often used as an occasional or end table...
Antique Cast Bronze Inkwell, circular with a hinged, domed lid and inscription around top rim. Probably Indian, 18th/19th Century
Fine antique Regency turned leg pembroke table in mahogany, having a rectangular top with reeded edge and two drop leaves, above a single drawer with ebony stringing. Circa 1800.
Width Closed: 20"
Width Open: 39"
Antique Federal Southern Sidechair in walnut, having a shaped crest rail above an openwork splat, upholstered slip seat and moulded, tapered legs joined by an “H” stretcher. Circa 1790-1800.
Gold Presentation Walking Stick with touchmark “TD&V” and inscribed : “Presented to, Mayor Reno, by Members of City Council, Mch 15, ‘97” and with an ebonized wood shaft.
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"
George III Bedside Table in mahogany, having a tray top with cut out hand holds, above a cabinet with a tambour door, and shallow drawer. Circa 1780.
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”