Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Antique Jewelry Box in mahogany; of scalloped form with geometric banding on body and marquetry roses on lid. Circa 1900.
11.75" x 7.75" x 3.5" tall
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.
Large Regency Domed Top Decanter Box in mahogany, having a rounded top with double hinged lids with locks and a central divider over a carved and molded base and raised on small ogee bracket feet. Possibly a Ships Bottle-box. English, circa 1800. with four modern decanters with wooden ball stoppers
16.71" x 15.75" x 14.75" tall
Antique French Tea Chest with Porcelain Caddies and Sugar Bowl, rectangular top inlaid with brass and tortoiseshell ,opening to a fitted interior with floral and putti decorated bottles. Circa 1870.
(Sugar bowl repaired )
Antique French Gilt Bronze and Guilloche Enamel Dresser Box, opening a glass liner and a mirror under the lid (losses to mirror, slight damage to enamel decoration)
Diam: 3.75" x 3" tall
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”
Antique Charles X Style Cut Crystal Box, oval with alternating rounded and facet cut decoration, and mounted with ormolu bands and escutcheon. Circa 1900, Probably French.
6.25" x 4.75" x 5" tall
Antique Chinese Export Rouge Lacquer Tea Caddy with faux painted brass banding; rectangular with brass carrying handles and gilt decoration, the hinged lid opening to a large pewter removable box with hinged lid and engraved decoration of figures in a landscape. Circa 1870. (rubbing to painted banding)
11.5" x 7.75" x 5.5" tall
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.)
Antique Bird's-Eye Maple Tea Caddy of sarcophagus form having a hinged, canted lid with line inlay, lions head brass carrying handles and pressed brass ball form feet. Probably American, circa 1820.
0.5" x 6" x 6.5" tall
Rare Chinese Export Roll Top Lap Desk, Asian Hardwoods with ebony and brass mounts having single lower drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior, sloped writing surface and "pop-up" storage compartment with tambour doors. Circa 1830.
Length 19", Depth 15"
*See Crossman, The ChinaTrade, color plate 96 (page 248) for another example.
Exceptional Arts & Crafts painted leather necessaire with tooled, painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms, opening to an interior complete with almost all of its original fittings including bottles and trays with fire gilt lids, brushes, combs, buttonhook, etc. French, c. 1870-1880.
Antique English Burled Walnut Tea Caddy, with two bands of inlaid "whittlewood" decoration and a hinged lid opening to a divided interior. Circa 1870.
7" x 4.25" x 4.35" tall
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
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.”
Fine Anglo-Indian glove box, rectangular with cut corners, each face and lid decorated with finely carved sandalwood panels, “Sadeli” work and ebony and ivory banding. (Warp to lid.) Bombay, 1870-1880.
Best Quality Black Forest Dog-form Humidor and Pipe Rack; carved wood dog with glass eyes standing on his hind legs and holding a tray for pipes. His head is hinged and opens to a tobacco well. Swiss or German circa 1870.
7" x 5.5" x 13.5" tall
Fine 18th Century English Tea Caddy in satinwood; banded and string inlaid and with fan patterae on front and top. Circa 1790.
4.75" x 3.75" x 4.75" tall