Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
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...
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"
Small Tumbridge Ware Trinket Box in Rosewood having a hinged lid inlayed with a display of roses depicted in micro mosaic, framed by bandings of contrasting light and dark wood and particularly well matched geometric micro mosaic.
4.35" x 2.8" x 1.5" tall
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.”
Miniature Victorian Circular Center Table in walnut. Circa 1850
Good pair of antique brass
push-up candlesticks having vasiform shafts and circular,
ring turned bases. English,
Large Antique Anglo-Indian Brass Document Box having a stepped lid surmounted by a carrying handle and heavily incised with scrolling vine and floral decoration. Late 19th/early 20th Century
16" x 11" x 4" tall
Fine pair of American Federal ball topped andirons in brass with turned, vasiform shafts, spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet. (Iron log rests replaced).
Boston, circa 1800. (see Schiffer, The Brass Book, pp. 57-58 for similar examples)
English Regency Teapoy in beautifully figured mahogany having a rectangular sarcophagus shaped tea caddy with hinged lid opening to a fitted interior with three compartments: two mahogany lidded storage compartments flanking a Sheffield silver sugar container. The caddy raised on a tapered pedestal supported by four downswept and scrolled legs with ebonized stringing...
Exceptional Chinese Export Black Lacquer Jewelry Chest with raised and gilt Chinoiserie decoration: having a hinged top upper compartment above two doors revealing an arrangement of small drawers and below a larger shallow drawer. 19th century.
14.75" x 8.5" x17.5"high.
Good Chippendale Sidechair in mahogany with finely carved back with Gothic arches, a slip seat and straight champfered legs joined by an 'H' stretcher. English, circa 1760.
Seat Width: 21.5"
Back Height: 36.5"
Classic Antique English Child's Windsor Armchair in various woods with a hooped back, shaped seat and turned legs joined by an 'H' stretcher. Circa 1870.
Seat height: 12"
Back height : 28.75"
Antique English Desktop Cabinet, having a central panel door, inlaid with an oval patera and striped stringing, and flanked by six small drawers. Predominantly 18th Century.
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.
Fine Pair of French Brass Urns with two handles, raised relief of floral
sprays on the sides, and with rouge marble bases.
Late 19th century.
Diameter of Marble base: 5”
Antique Italian Openwork Carved and Gilt Mirror; rectangular with scrolling leafage openwork decoration. Late 19th Century
Plate: 21.5 x 17.25"
Frame: 29" x 33"
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Late Federal Tripod Candlestand in Maple, having a rectangular top with cut corners, a turned vasiform pillar and raised on three downswept tapered legs. New England, 1790-1810.
Rare American Papier Mache Music Stand by Charles Chinnock , British/American (active 1862-1884), having a shaped adjustable top with painted and mother of pearl inlaid scene of fishermen outside castle walls, a later removable bookrest and an adjustable height pillar and base with stencil and gilt decoration. Retaining a stamped metal patent plaque. Some wear to stencil decoratiion
Top; 16.25" x 13.25"
Table Height: 29"
Max. Height 48.5"