Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
One of the most popular form of chairs in both England and America, the form was believed to have originated around Windsor Castle around 1700 and continued being made until the late 19th C. English examples typically have a pierced splat flanked by turned spindles , splay legs and use various woods including elm, oak, ash, and yew.
We often have a selection of both sidechairs and armchairs, usually singles and pairs and sometimes an assembled set.
Fine Antique George III Bow Front Hanging Corner Cabinet in mahogany, having a stepped cornice above two bowed cabinet doors inlaid with ebony and boxwood stringing and opening to a fitted interior with four shelves and thee small drawers. English, circa 1780.
Width at Cornice: 31.5"
Depth to Corner: 22"
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).
Rare Dutch colonial ebonized sewing table with mother-of-pearl inlay, having a rectangular, cut corner top opening to an extensively fitted interior with faux rosewood graining and raised on an octagonal pillar and similarly shaped platform base. Circa 1840.
Top: 19.5” x 17.5”
George III Pembroke Table in mahogany, having oval top with two drop leaves above a single bowed drawer and raised on straight tapered legs ending in brass casters. Circa 1780.
32” x 19.75”Closed
32” x 43.75 Open
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)
Unusual Victorian Black Lacquer Drinks Table, having a reticulated papier mache top (now enclosed) with a polychromed scene of a fantastic landscape on a gilt decorated tripod stand with a turned pillar, scrolled legs and a plinth base supported by ball feet. English, circa 1860-70.
h:24 w:18 in.
Antique Late Federal Mustard Painted Dressing Table, having a box drawer above a rectangular top with curved corners, a single drawer below and raised on ring turned tapered legs. The whole in yellow paint with painted string "inlay" and painted "banding". New England, circa 1830. (Retains it's original stamped brass pulls and a partial inscription inside the main drawer...
Wonderful faux grained and stencilled American “fancy chair” with stencils of an eagle and basket of fruit, faux grained seat and yellow highlights. Circa 1840.
For more about this movement, see "American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts 1790-1840" by Sumpter Priddy
Fine Anglo-Dutch Bedside Table in mahogany, the rectangular tray top with cut out hand holds above a tambour door cabinet and single drawer and raised on straight tapered legs. Circa 1780.