Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Antique French Tole Oil Lamp with yellow ground and black stencil decoration of Soldiers and Napoleon on Horseback. The burner is stamped "LUCHAIRE" for Leon Luchaire, Paris. Circa 1870, now wired for electricity.
Height to top of burner: : 9"
Antique Gold Presentation Cane inscribed: “Presented to, G.W. Parks, Asst.Supt., by I.M.S.S. Dec.29, 1885” with touchmarks: “19” “A” and an ebonized rosewood shaft. Length:36"
Rare 18th century fruit wood
tea caddy in the form of a large apple, having a circular
hinged lid with carved “stem”
opening to a tin-lined interior;
lock and escutcheon are
original, hinge is replaced
(repair to lid). Probably
Continental, circa 1760-80.
FinePair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks with nicely detailed foliate decoration and with good patina and fine castings. Having a removable ormolu drip pan above a bronze candle cup and supported by a turned and foliate decorated column with a tripartite scrolling ormolu base and mounted on a tripartite bronze plinth. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour. Italy, circa 1870.
Antique American shaped tole box with gilt foliate decoration on front and polychrome peacock and floral decoration on hinged lid. Circa 1850-1870. Provenance: Estate of Ruthann Coggins Bardes, Greewich, CT.
Length: 6.5”; Depth: 5”; Height: 2.75”
Rare Anglo-Indian carved ebony armchair with all over leaf, vine and floral carved decoration, with a shaped crestrail above twist turned spindles and shaped baserail, the rectangular uprights surmounted by leaf-carved finials join the slightly downswepts similarly carved armrests; the caned, drop in seat surrounded by carved seatrails and raised on twist turned legs joined by a shaped and carved box stretcher. Coromandel Coast, Circa 1660-1680.
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Rare British Colonial tray
table in rosewood, extensively
inlaid with brass depicting
a temple; rectangular, with
carved handholds and
bobbin turned folding legs
Anglo-Indian, ca. 1860-70
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
Rare George III Tea Caddy with Hidden Drawer, rectangular with stepped hinged top surmounted by a brass carrying handle, brass escutcheon and sliding side panel revealing a hidden drawer (patch above keyhole, lacks interior dividers).
One of the rarest of this form of tea caddy, the concealed drawer would have held your silver teaspoons.
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Unusual Antique Green Marble Pedestal, in the form of two columns with a rectangular stepped plinth base and a rotating top for viewing sculpture. The form is reminiscent of Grand Tour memorabilia.
Base: 8.75” x 15.25”
Top: 8” x 14.75”
Extremely Rare George III Tea Caddy in the shape of an urn-form knife box, in partridge wood with satnwood stringing, octagonal with pagoda shaped lid and acorn-form finial, urn-form body and turned socle with square plinth base having inlaid banding (lock replaced). Circa 1790. Provenance: The Terence J. Fox Collection of Tea Equipage, Formerly the Collection of Iroquois Brands, Ltd.. Height, 10.”
Antique English Tea Caddy in mahogany with ebony and satinwood stringing; rectangular with hinged lid opening to two lidded compartments. Circa 1820-40. (Slight warp to lid.)
Very Rare Anglo Indian Piecrust Tea Table in mahogany, having a circular top with a raised scalloped edge above a turned and carved pillar supported by three downswept, acanthus carved legs ending in block and turned feet. India, circa 1800. (restorations)
Fine English Chippendale bombe-form tea chest in nicely figured mahogany veneer over deal, the stepped rectangular lid with brass carrying handle. Circa 1760. (key). (See Clark and O’Kelly, “Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies and Society”, Figure 304 for a related example.)
Exceptional George III Piecrust Tea Table, in mahogany with a circular top with carved piecrust edge, tilting and turning with a birdcage support over a ringed and spiral carved urnform pedestal with acanthus carved downswept cabriole legs terminating in slipper feet on casters.
h: 28 x d: 31 in.
Antique American candlestand in cherry having square top with “baby’s bottom” corners, nice vasiform turned pillar and cabriole leg ending in pad foot. Circa 1780-1800.
Fine George III Oval Brass Bound Peat Bucket with oak staves and brass banding, liner and loop handle.
English, Circa 1780.
10" x 13"
Fine antique English supper table in mahogany, having
a circular, carved tilt top
above a turned pillar and
raised on cabriole legs with
acanthus carved knees and
pad feet. Circa 1840-60.
Height, open: 28”