Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and drop leaf tables. The folding top allowed the table to be pushed against the ...
A Fine Antique English "Brace-back" Windsor Armchair of typical form, in yew and elm.
Height to seat: 15”
Height to Back: 33”
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
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
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.
George III Pembroke Table in mahogany, having oval top with two drop leaves above a single bowed drawer and raised on straight tapered legs ending in brass casters. Circa 1780.
32” x 19.75”Closed
32” x 43.75 Open
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 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.
Set of three Chinese export gilt black lacquer nesting tables; each shaped rectangular top was minutely hand painted with figures in a garden courtyard, accented by flowers in the corners. All three tables are raised on pierced urn-form supports and splayed legs joined by a bow stretcher. Late 19th Century (minor wear to painted decoration-see photos)
Largest - 17" x 11" x 26.5" tall
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.
Unusual Sheraton Work Table in Mahogany with cedar secondary wood and inlaid and banded with rosewood and satinwood, having a rounded rectangular hinged top opening to a well, a ringed turned pillar supported by three downswept legs ending in high toupie feet. English, circa 1790 (repaired cracks to lid)
19" x 17" x 29.25"
Antique English “Whittle Wood” Box in various exotic woods, the top and front banded with geometric inlays of multi-colored woods. Circa 1870. (Formerly a lap desk, now mounted on a stand.)
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"
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.
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)
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,
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 ”