Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Alexandria Virginia Stoneware Canning Jar by Potter B.C. Milburn, ca. 1847-1867: undecorated, quart size with a flared collar, stamped: "B.C. MILBURN"
Benedict C. Milburn came to Alexandria from St. Mary’s County to apprentice with a potter, as did his predecessor at Wilkes Street, John Swann. Milburn may have worked at Wilkes Street with Swann as early as 1822...
Fine antique Japanese Kutani baluster form vase with bird and peacock decoration, circa 1870-1880, now mounted as a lamp.
Early 19th century English enamel on copper patch box of the HMS Victory. Keepsakes commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, which was considered the most decisive British victory during the Napoleonic Wars, were extremely popular. These keepsakes included patch boxes, like this one, which celebrated Nelson’s famous ship, the HMS Victory. IT IS OVAL IN FORM AND DEPICTS A POLYCHROME SCENE OF NELSON'S FLAG SHIP "THE VICTORY" IN FULL SAIL AFTER THE BATTLE OF 1805...
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.
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 Gilt Silver and Green Chalcedony Mounted Crystal and Mahogany Umbrella Handle in the Secessionist taste. European, Circa 1900, now mounted on a carved wood base.
Ware pitcher in the form
of a seated dog. American, circa 1860-80.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
See: Collectors Guide to Yellow Ware, Book III by Lisa McAllister, page 103 for another example of this pitcher.
Large Blue Willow Cake Plate by Copeland; circular with gilt rim and typical blue willow transfer decoration, raised on a circular, fluted pillar and a similarly decorated base. Impressed marks under plate. English, circa 1881.
Height to rim: 6.5”
Antique American Salt Glazed Crock with leafage decoration. Approximately a half gallon. Circa 1850-70. Unmarked.
Pair of Northern Bobwhites (Colinus Virginianus). Native to the Eastern US and Mexico, these ground dwelling gamebirds of the quail family are extensively hunted and can be found year round in grasslands, open woodlands and wood edges. They are noted for their loud call announcing their name (bob-WHITE, bob-bob-WHITE).
Dimensions of the Case:8.25" x 8.25" x 13"
Fine Antique Chinese Sang de Boeuf Vase with scalloped rim and pomegranate form handles. Late 19th century. Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
Height of vase: 12”
Antique Japanese blue and white porcelain ovoid vase with hand painted bird and floral decoration. Late 19th century.
Antique Japanese blue and white two piece compote with frilled edge, veined body and applied and painted floral decoration. Late 19th century.
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...
Rare Rockingham hound
handled pitcher with molded scenes of stag and boar hunts
and a grapevine design
decorating the neck.
Attributed to the Salamander
New Jersey, 1840-50.
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.
Fine Antique English Bottle Form Porcelain Vase with painted and gilt floral decoration and openwork neck. Probably Royal Worcester. (now wired as a lamp with an openwork brass base).
Height to top of neck: 15.25"
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.