Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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...
Late Federal Tripod Candlestand in Maple, having a rectangular top with cut corners, a turned vasiform pillar and raised on three downswept tapered legs. New England, 1790-1810.
Fine George III Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having circular dished top above a “birdcage” support (which allows for rotating the top) and a vasiform pillar supported by three cabriole legs with pad feet. English, circa 1760-80.
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
Fine antique English supper table in mahogany, having
a circular, carved tilt top
above a turned pillar and
raised on cabriole legs with
acanthus carved knees and
pad feet. Circa 1840-60.
Height, open: 28”
Antique Chippendale style chest on chest in mahogany having a cove molded cornice with rosewood inlay above a series of graduated drawers with line inlay; the top case with canted, fluted corners, the bottom case raised on ogee molded feet. English, circa 1840.
*Provenance: From the Estate of Marshall Coyne, Washington D.C.
Antique English Display Case, in carved walnut with glass sides, front and shelves , a large hinged back door and supported by carved legs ending in porcelain casters and joined by a turned stretcher. Circa 1840
Depth of Base 22.25"
Fine George III Bow Front Bedside Table in mahogany, having a galleried top above a shaped, tambour door and a later drawer and raised on straight chamfered leg.
English, Circa 1780. (Repair cracks to side panels)
Depth : 17.75"
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.
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)
Unusual Antique Green Marble Pedestal, in the form of two columns with a rectangular stepped plinth base and a rotating top for viewing sculpture. The form is reminiscent of Grand Tour memorabilia.
Base: 8.75” x 15.25”
Top: 8” x 14.75”
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"
Miniature Chest of Drawers, in satinwood
with ebonized moldings and pulls; having a overhanging top drawer above three graduated drawers and raised on turned toupie feet.
Although often called salesman's samples, miniature pieces of furniture like this were probably the work of an apprentice cabinetmaker to show the master craftsman his ability.
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...
Fine Southern side chair in walnut having shaped crest rail above a vasiform splat and supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Probably Virginia, 1745-1765. (Re-railed)
Rare George II Writing Stand in mahogany, having a rectangular adjustable top with strut supports and a removable book rest, a fitted side drawer with two glass inkwells, two swing out candle-slides, and an adjustable height cannon-form standard supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet and brass castors.
English, Circa 1740.
Height when closed: 36-3/4 in (93.3 cm); Width: 22 in (55.9 cm); Depth: 17 in (43.2 cm)
(ink stains on top)
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