Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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.
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
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 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
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"
Antique Tole Faux Grained Tea Bin, cylindrical with a flat lid, sloped shoulder and faux brass banding. Front inscribed "TEA". Probably American, 19th Century