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 Silver Tea Caddy by Theodore B. Starr, Baluster form with partial repousse decoration. Circa 1900-1915
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
American Sterling Tea Caddy with mushroom form lid. Circa 1915.
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
Unusual Rookwood matt-glazes tazza, with impressed mark and date - 1906 (?).
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.
American Arts & Crafts Brass Tea Caddy, octagonal with domed lid, hammered and engraved button decoration
and raised on ball-and-claw feet. Circa 1900.
Diameter (Top): 4.25”
Rare Large Pair of Antique Japanese Kutani Vases, of baluster form with white ground and typical coloration and with painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms. Meiji period (1868 - 1912). Marked on bases.
Antique Staffordshire Pitcher and Bowl by William Alsager Adderly & Co., Longton, England with neoclassical style transfer decoration with swags and fleur-de-lis in the "Sheraton" pattern.
Pitcher Height: 14"
American Sterling Tea Caddy with overall hammered decoration.
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"
Exceptional Burled Walnut cave-à-liqueur having hinged top and front panel opening to an interior with removable tray fitted with gilt decanters and glasses. French, late 19th century.
Charming Majolica Ceramic Face Jug in the form of a smiling man with a cap and ruffled collar. Circa 1880, incised “Majolica” with indecipherable maker’s mark
on bottom. (Minor abrasions
to ear, cheeks, nose and chin.)
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
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).
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...
Antique Wedgwood Pitcher and Bowl in the Blue Willow Pattern. Pitcher has impressed Wedgwood Mark.
(Star crack on bottom of pitcher, chip on handle.)
Fine antique Japanese Kutani baluster form vase with bird and peacock decoration, circa 1870-1880, now mounted as a lamp.