Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and drop leaf tables...
Exceptional George III Painted Satinwood Pembroke Table, in the manner of Robert Adam; having rectangular top and two drop leaves, with a central painted patterae of children with dogs and a border decorated with ribbon and foliage. Below is a single drawer and the whole is raised on straight, tapered legs with painted floral decoration. English, circa 1780.(slight warp to leaves
Length: 38.5” (open)
Length: 19” (closed)
Exceptional George III Serpentine Chest of Drawers or Commode in the French Manner having a moulded edge serpentine top with overhanging sides above two over three conforming drawers, rounded front corners and bold bracket feet. The drawer sides and bottoms are mahogany which is unusual since it was the most expensive wood during the 18th Century. Brass pulls may be original, escutcheons replaced...
Fine antique English Regency games table in mahogany inlaid with rosewood, having a hinged rectangular top with rounded corners that swivels and opens to a brown, tooled leather playing surface; the whole supported by a shaped pillar standing on a similarly shaped platform and four downswept legs ending in brass paw-form castors. Circa 1816-1820. (veneer patch and slight warp to top).
Antique English Bamboo and Chinoiserie Decorated Center Table, octagonal with a black lacquer Chinoiserie top and lower shelf with bird and blossom decoration. Victorian, circa 1870 (age appropriate wear and some restoration to decoration).
George III Bedside Table in mahogany, having a tray top with cut out hand holds, above a cabinet with a tambour door, and shallow drawer. Circa 1780.
Fine antique Regency turned leg pembroke table in mahogany, having a rectangular top with reeded edge and two drop leaves, above a single drawer with ebony stringing. Circa 1800.
Width Closed: 20"
Width Open: 39"
A Fine Antique English "Brace-back" Windsor Armchair of typical form, in yew and elm.
Height to seat: 15”
Height to Back: 33”
Rare Pair of Regency Upholstered Footstools, of square inverted trapezoidal form with a rosewood base and carved mahogany scroll form feet. Circa 1800. (losses to needlework covering)
6.5" x 16.5" x 6.5" tall
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs ...
Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table with secondary wood of poplar, having rectangular top with two shaped drop-leaves above a frieze drawer, flanked by reeded pilasters and raised on reeded, tapering legs ending in brass casters.
New York, circa 1810.
See illustration of similar table from Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts at Boscobel by Berry B. Tracy.
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...
Antique English Lap Desk
in walnut and rosewood,
heavily inlaid with brass,
having a rectangular top
opening to a fitted interior
with baize writing surface,
pen and inkwells and
Now mounted on a stand.
Set of three Chinese export gilt black lacquer nesting tables; each shaped rectangular top was minutely hand painted with figures in a garden courtyard, accented by flowers in the corners. All three tables are raised on pierced urn-form supports and splayed legs joined by a bow stretcher. Late 19th Century (minor wear to painted decoration-see photos)
Largest - 17" x 11" x 26.5" tall
Antique English Mahogany Pembroke Table having drop leaves with cut corners, a single drawer and false drawer, raised on straight tapered legs with brass casters.
Depth: 21” (closed)
Depth: 40.25” (open)
Bentwood Hat and Coat Rack (or Hall Tree) by the Thonet Furniture Company, in beechwood with original finish. Stamped "THONET" ,(Missing two hat racks)
80” H x 22 ½”W x 22 ½”D
Michael Thonet (1796-1871) began making his iconic bentwood furniture when he discovered how to bend light, strong wood into graceful shapes using hot steam.
In 1849, he opened his own shop with four of his sons and garnered numerous prizes for his designs...