Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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)
Rare large pair of antique Italian Sorrento-ware fret carved hanging corner shelves, in olivewood, each with openwork foliate decorated sides, surrounding marquetry roundels depicting various tradesmen. Mid-19th century.
Width: 15” (max.)
Depth: 10.5” (to corner)
Rare Frei Onnaing Majolica Umbrell Jar or Cane Rack with tropical motif having a faux bamboo body and applied palm tree and leaves. Frie Onnaing was a French (near Belgium) majolica pottery . This factory (Faiencerie d'Onnaing) was in business from 1821 to 1938. (small chip to the underside of a leaf)
10" x 11" x 23"tall
Fine pair of antique Continental brass jardinieres, urn form, with repousse swag decoration, supported by plinth bases with repoussé grape leaf panels. Circa 1860-1880.
Maximum Diameter: 8.5”
Antique Brass and Wire Nursery Fireplace Fender having a brass toprail and crosshatched wire body.
These taller firefenders were to keep the baby out, rather than to keep the sparks in. American Circa 1800.
34" x14" x 18.25" tall
Pair of late Federal ring turned brass andirons with spurred cabriole legs and ball feet. American, circa 1830.
Antique Dutch Turned Mahogany Peat Bucket having tapering staved sides with molded and ring turnings and with brass liner and carrying handle. Holland, circa 1820
Height to Rim: 12.5"
Fine antique gray and white marble pedestal with octagonal base, ring turned pillar and square, rotating top with cut corners. Circa 1860-1870, probably French.
Top: 9.75” x 9.75”
Fine 18th Century English Bow Front Firefender, in brass with pierced and engraved decoration.
Large Georgian Pierced Brass Fire Fender, having a bowed front, urn and “Prince of Wales” feather design and fine "bright-cut" engraving. English, Circa 1750. Please note that each end has been extended by 4" to fit a larger fireplace.
Depth at Center: 12"
These early brass fenders are typically very heavy and
carefully made. They had little functional use but were strictly
Antique Brass & Wire Firefender; “D” form with with brass ball finials on the toprail sides and crosshatched brass wire body, English or American, Late 18th/ Early 19th Century.
Antique Tole Faux Grained Tea Bin, cylindrical with a flat lid, sloped shoulder and faux brass banding. Front inscribed "TEA". Probably American, 19th Century
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”