Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Exceptional George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, having a concave cornice with greek-key design above a series of graduated drawers with beautifully matched veneer, flanked by canted corners with geometric interlocking oval blind fretwork and raised on
straight bracket feet. English, Circa 1760
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 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).
Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Fine George III brass bound oval wine cooler in mahogany with brass carrying handles, removable tin liner and turned tapered legs with later brass castors. Retains a “British Antiques Dealers Association” sticker. Circa 1790.
Antique Dueling Pistol Case in mahogany, rectangular with brass carrying handles, now having a marbled paper interior and mounted on a later Chippendale style stand. Probably English, late 18th/early 19th Century.
Top: 20.25" x 14.25"
Height w/ stand: 23"
Fine English Hepplewhite
domed top cellerette in
mahogany with satinwood
stringing, having tapered
legs ending in brass castors.
Circa 1790 (interior dividers
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CANED LIBRARY ARM CHAIRS, both with curved rectangular backs, padded seat, and arms with reeded, disengaged colonettes in reeded frames on similarly turned legs with brass casters. Upholstered in green brocade. English Regency, circa 1800 (one with brass fittings in handholds for a bookrest and with small break to caning under the arm.)
h:36.25 w:28 d:31 in.
A Fine Antique English "Brace-back" Windsor Armchair of typical form, in yew and elm.
Height to seat: 15”
Height to Back: 33”
American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
Small George III Writing Table in mahogany with a rectangular, hinged ratcheting top, two candle slides and a removable book rest on a turned, adjustable height pedestal base with tripod legs and slipper feet ending in brass castors. English, circa 1760
h:29 w:22 d:18.75 in.
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
Antique American painted
tole tray with cut corners and
handholds and with gilt stencil decorations on the gallery of leaves and flowers. Mid-19th century, now mounted on a custom stand.
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”
Rare Antique Chinese Painted Red Leather Trunk, having brass tack decoration and painted floral banding. Circa 1840. (Loss to paint decoration on lid. Minor buckling to leather on reverse, normal wear)
19.5" x 15" x 12.5" tall
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.
Fine Napoleon III Ebonized Armchair, having shaped crestrail above a rectangular padded back with molded armrests and robust double cyma curved supports above a shaped and carved skirt and cabriole legs and with black horsehair upholstery. French, Circa 1870.
Antique Regency four tier Etagere (or what-not) in mahogany, having a crenelated gallery and four flame form gilt finials, turned supports and feet, a medial drawer and a cabinet below . English, circa 1820.
69" h x 18 1/2" w x 14 3/4" d.
(feet and gallery replaced, repaired cracks to door)