Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
American Sterling Tea Caddy with mushroom form lid. Circa 1915.
American Sterling Tea Caddy with overall hammered decoration.
American Sterling Silver Tea Caddy by Theodore B. Starr, Baluster form with partial repousse decoration. Circa 1900-1915
Early Worcester tea cup, tea bowl and saucer in the style of Japanese Imari porcelains: underglaze blue and white decoration with overglaze red and gold enamel. Late 18th Century.
Saucer 4.75" diam.
Provenance: From the Cockrell Collection of Tea Equipage amd Export Porcelain.
Antique American Sailors Cane Handle with ivory handle, hallmarked gold collar and shark’s vertebra shaft. Circa 1860, now mounted on a wood base.
Overall height: 12"
Antique Carved Ivory Riding Crop in the form of a horse’s head and a sterling silver collar with the face of a fox. American, circa 1870.
Antique Masonic Gold Presentation Cane, inscribed “Presented to. Worshipful Bro. John Lee, member of Lg. No. 382, Dec. 22, 1876” with a Rosewood Shaft
The Vũng Tàu shipwreck is a shipwreck that was found in the South China Sea off the islands of Côn Đảo about 100 miles from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam in 1692. The wreck was of alorcha boat—a Chinese vessel with Portuguese influences that has been dated to about 1690. It was found by a fisherman who had picked up numerous pieces of porcelain from the wreck while fishing. Sverker Hallstrom identified the wreck and its cargo in 1990...
On Monday January 3, 1752, the Dutch East India Company, (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) ship Geldermalsen, struck a reef on her return journey to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea...
American Oval Two Handled Silver Plate Tray of Large Scale, with floral motifs , the center engraved and chased with lattice and floral decoration.
Silver on Copper, with hallmarks, maker unknown.
Early 20th century.
31” x 20”
Weight: 13.6 lbs
BENNINGTON FLINT-ENAMEL CERAMIC FOOT WARMER,
molded with rounded side paneled and having a foliate swag toward the spout, splashes of green flint-enamel on rounded side. Unmarked. Bennington Pottery, Bennington, Vermont. 19th century. (chips)
Literature: A similar example is illustrated in Richard Carter Barrett - Bennington Pottery and Porcelain, p. 127, plate 183 (bottom).
Antique English Papier Mache Tazza with circular foot and scalloped rim and gilt and silvered Japonisme decoration of figures in a landscape on a black lacquer ground.. Circa 1870.
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
Humorous Staffordshire Pottery "Admiral Nelson" Pitcher moulded in the form of Lord Nelson (but missing the wrong arm) with a rather strategically placed spout, and a Rockingham mottled brown glaze. Probably English, circa 1850.
8" x 4" x 9.5" tall
Art Nouveau Vase by the Amphora Pottery, Turn Teplitz, Austria, decorated with moulded leaves with gilt stems, stamped base. Circa 1905-10, attributed to Paul Daschel.
Cartouche-shaped black marble plaque inset with oval micromosaic panels depicting Roman archaeological scenes (clockwise from upper left): the Coliseum, the Temple of Hercules, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. Those four panels surround the Doves of Pliny, an image often used in micromosaics, which comes from a Roman floor mosaic at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli and is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon described by Pliny the elder...
Two 1/2 gallon stoneware jugs from Alexandria Virginia, made at the Wilkes Street Pottery by Benedict C. Milburn, circa 1865: One with his stamp and "Alexa" the other with the stamp of the merchant E.J. Miller who had a ceramics shop on lower King Street. Height of each: 8"
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall