Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Fine Late Regency Papier-Mâché Tray having a shaped gallery with gilt stencil decoration and inlaid with mother of pearl. English, circa 1835, mounted on a later bamboo form ebonized stand.
Height: 23.25 ”
English Victorian Reading or Dictionary Stand: partially ebonized figured walnut and fruitwood, having a sloped bookrest supported by a ring and vasiform turned pillar and raised on four scrolling legs with ebonized turned finials and ending in porcelain castors. Circa 1880.
28" x 15" x 42' tall
Antique George II Style Footstool in mahogany, having a slip seat, carved apron, Chippendale cabriole legs with carved shells on the knees and with nicely defined ball and claw feet. Circa 1880. 26" x 19.75" x 20' tall
Rare pair of colonial carved ebony sidechairs, having pierced crestrail above an oval upholstered back, with reeded tapered legs and pierced skirt. Probably Anglo-Indian, mid-19th century.
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 George III Octagonal Cellarette or Wine Cooler in mahogany with brass banding, having a hinged lid opening to a tin liner, slightly tapered body with brass carrying handles and the original stand with four champfered legs. English, circa 1780.
Originally used in the dining room to hold wine brought up from the cellar for the meal, the tin liner would have protected the wood from the condensation from the bottles. Now often used as an occasional or end table...
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
32"h x 22 1/4" diam.
Rare 18th-century English mahogany backstool in the French manner, having an upholstered back with shaped crestrail and carved cabriole legs. Circa 1760.
Height: 37” (back)
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...
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"
ENGLISH REGENCY MUSIC STAND in mahogany, Circa 1800-1820. having a rectangular adjustable slope top with a hinged bookrest, a pillar support ending in three reeded and splayed legs with brass castors and an adjustable height brass lined square wooden shaft inside the column, fixed by a brass thumbscrew.
Width 20 3/4"
Height: 36" when flat
41" to 58" when angled
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...
Fine small English Regency
tray with gilt ground and
Circa 1815-30, on later
custom made stand (minor
losses to decoration).
Height: 17 1/2”
Width: 23 3/4”
Rare antique British folding
campaign desk in mahogany
having hinged leather lined
writing surface that folds for
Length (open): 24”
See British Campaign Furniture, Elegance Under Canvas,1740-1914 by Nicholas Brawer for similar examples.
Fine Antique Renaissance Revival Burled Walnut Canterbury or Whatnot, with a rectangular top shelf with a three quarter pierced gallery supported by pierced vasiform side panels. The lower section with dividers and openwork front, side and back panels above a single drawer and raised on turned feet ending in porcelain castors. English, Circa 1860...
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.
Exceptional William IV Tea Poy in nicely figured rosewood having a rectangular cut corner top with moulded edge opening to a fitted interior with two caddies and two later sugar bowls; the whole supported by a turned and fluted shaft. Circa 1825-30. (Loss to one rear foot.)
Height: 30 ”
Length: 19.5 ”
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 ...