17th-century Dutch (Delft) tile, tin glazed with painted decoration of ship in full sail
Frame size: 10.5" x 10.5"
Exceptional Small Scale Late Regency Sideboard in mahogany having a central section with a single drawer and a shaped splash board, flanked by two pedestals with a cabinet and a port drawer above and cabinet doors flanked by raised panel decoration below. English, Circa 1820-30.
Depth of side cabinets:15”
Depth of Center Section:17.5"
On Monday January 3, 1752, the Dutch East India Company, (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) ship Geldermalsen, struck a reef on her return journey to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea...
Exceptional Regency bombé tea caddy in “tiger” tortoiseshell, having a pagoda shaped top opening to an interior with two lidded compartments. Circa 1800-20. (One back foot replaced.)
Dimensions: 7.5” x 4.75” x 6”
Antique Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box in Rosewood having a hinged lid inlaid with a floral spray taken from Berlin woolwork patterns, framed by bandings of tessellated mosaic marquetry.
6.5" x 4" x 2" tall
Fine pair of Antique Charles X style Candelabra in ormolu,each with four scrolling candlearms (now electrified) and foliate decoration on the circular base and shaft.French, circa 1870-80
height of candelabra: 19"
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"
Art Nouveau Vase by the Amphora Pottery, Turn Teplitz, Austria, decorated with moulded leaves with gilt stems, stamped base. Circa 1905-10, attributed to Paul Daschel.
Alexandria, VA had a thriving salt-glazed stoneware industry throughout most of the 19th Century. Many pieces are marked with the makers name and "ALEXa" or "DC/ALEXa". Some common makers were John Swann, B.C. Milburne, H.C. Smith and E.J.Miller (a retailer). We are always interested in purchasing examples of Alexandria stoneware. If you have something you would like to sell, please send us a photo including the makers mark, size, condition and the price (we do not make offers).
Pair of Louis XV Style Chenet
Fine , in ormolu with rococo ‘C’- scroll and floral decoration.
French, late 19th Century
Rare Large Pair of Antique Japanese Kutani Vases, of baluster form with white ground and typical coloration and with painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms. Meiji period (1868 - 1912). Marked on bases.
Rare antique tabletop dumbwaiter in mahogany, having three circular moulded edge graduated tiers supported by ring turned pillars and circular stepped base. English or American, late 18th/early 19th century.
This form is usually a free standing piece of dining room furniture that was placed next to the host's chair and carried desserts, silver, cheeses, drinks and glasses...
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.
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
18th-century English Transferware Patch Box; Now known as Royal Leamington Spa, the town of Leamington began its prodigious spa industry in 1784 when it began building baths around its salt springs. Consequently, the image on this patch box displays a Classical figure holding a caduceus, a symbol of the medical community dating back the sixteenth century. Thus, it is safe to say that this could have been produced no earlier than the last quarter of the eighteenth century...
Pair of Northern Bobwhites (Colinus Virginianus). Native to the Eastern US and Mexico, these ground dwelling gamebirds of the quail family are extensively hunted and can be found year round in grasslands, open woodlands and wood edges. They are noted for their loud call announcing their name (bob-WHITE, bob-bob-WHITE).
Dimensions of the Case:8.25" x 8.25" x 13"
Fine Pair of Grand Tour Bronze and Ormolu Candlesticks in the Empire style with fluted baluster shaped shafts , with acanthus decoration on gilt-bronze sections and paw feet raised atop tripartite bases. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour.
France or Italy, circa 1870.
h: 11 in.
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