Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Large antique pressed glass oil lamp, probably Baccarat, late 19th century, now electrified (minor repair to reservoir).
* Does not include shade.
Antique Wiliam and Mary style oak chest-form fuel box, rectangular with a hinged lid and having three false drawers with brass pulls and raised on straight bracket feet. English, circa 1840.
19" x 15.5" x 21" tall
Antique cased wooden model of the sail & steamship “St. Oliv”, with two masts and two funnels, painted wood and metal with rigging and heavy paper sails. Probably English,
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 English traveling desk in coromandel with brass straps and carrying handles; the fall front transforms into a double hinged writing surface with spring loaded pen and ink drawer behind; the slightly domed top opens to reveal a fitted oak interior of letter racks and three small drawers. Circa 1860-1880.
Fine Royal Vienna painted porcelain urn with cobalt ground and gilt decoration having painted panels depicting lovers in a landscape and a mythological figure on the reverse. Late 19th century. (Now wired as a lamp.Some wear to gilding.)
Pair of antique American cut crystal compotes, circular
with escalloped rim and hexagonal foot with star
cut base. Circa 1880.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
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”
Antique Chinese Porcelain Covered Vase, blue and white with dragon and flaming pearl decoration. Late 19th Century.
Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
(Repair to Neck)
Extremely Rare George III Tea Caddy in the shape of an urn-form knife box, in partridge wood with satnwood stringing, octagonal with pagoda shaped lid and acorn-form finial, urn-form body and turned socle with square plinth base having inlaid banding (lock replaced). Circa 1790. Provenance: The Terence J. Fox Collection of Tea Equipage, Formerly the Collection of Iroquois Brands, Ltd.. Height, 10.”
Fine Large Edwardian Serving Tray in mahogany and satinwood; oval with brass
hand-holds and scalloped bellflower inlay and central
shell inlaid pattera. Circa 1890. Provenance: From the Estate
of Joseph Stanley.
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...
Antique Charles X Style Cut Crystal Box, oval with alternating rounded and facet cut decoration, and mounted with ormolu bands and escutcheon. Circa 1900, Probably French.
6.25" x 4.75" x 5" tall
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...
The Vũng Tàu shipwreck is a shipwreck that was found in the South China Sea off the islands of Côn Đảo about 100 miles from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam in 1692. The wreck was of alorcha boat—a Chinese vessel with Portuguese influences that has been dated to about 1690. It was found by a fisherman who had picked up numerous pieces of porcelain from the wreck while fishing. Sverker Hallstrom identified the wreck and its cargo in 1990...
Fine Pair of French Brass Urns with two handles, raised relief of floral
sprays on the sides, and with rouge marble bases.
Late 19th century.
Diameter of Marble base: 5”
Antique brass and wire
D-form fire fender. Circa
1830-1850. English or
Fine Antique Chinese Famille Noire Porcelain Vase of baluster form decorated with palm trees, exotic bird and blossoms. Qing Dynasty, Circa 1870, now wired as a lamp.
Height to Rim: 13.5"
The Black Ground which gives Famille Noire its Western name is "Modi susancai"in Chinese