Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
English, Bilston, 18th century, patch box. These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. They were also purchased as souvenirs while traveling. They frequently started with the phrase “A trifle from...” as seen on this box. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, their decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. However, this box is particularly unusual in its mention of Blockley. Fou...
Modernist Italian Vase by Raymor with brown and orange body and leafage designs. Bottom retains the Raymor sticker.
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Large Georgian Pierced Brass Fire Fender, having a bowed front, urn and “Prince of Wales” feather design and fine "bright-cut" engraving. English, Circa 1750. Please note that each end has been extended by 4" to fit a larger fireplace.
Depth at Center: 12"
These early brass fenders are typically very heavy and
carefully made. They had little functional use but were strictly
Antique Gilt Silver and Green Chalcedony Mounted Crystal and Mahogany Umbrella Handle in the Secessionist taste. European, Circa 1900, now mounted on a carved wood base.
Good pair of antique brass
push-up candlesticks having vasiform shafts and circular,
ring turned bases. English,
Rookwood matt glazed vase with relief decoration of cattails, with impressed mark dating it to 1926.
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. Australian diver Michael Flecker took charge of the archaeologi...
Antique Chinese Export Rouge Lacquer Tea Caddy with faux painted brass banding; rectangular with brass carrying handles and gilt decoration, the hinged lid opening to a large pewter removable box with hinged lid and engraved decoration of figures in a landscape. Circa 1870. (rubbing to painted banding)
11.5" x 7.75" x 5.5" tall
Fine bombé black lacquer tea caddy with Chinoiserie decoration, fitted interior and later squashed ball feet. English, Circa 1870.
13" x 6.75" x 7.5" tall
Rare Chinese export carved wood tea caddy
in the form of an eggplant with leaf form
screw lid. Early 19th century.
Wonderful iron and brass bound walnut bucket with ribbed body and applied carrying handles. Continental, 18th/19th century.
Antique Roycroft bookend,
hammered brass and bronze
in the form of two books
and a spray of berries.
Antique Ottoman Bronze Shot Box which would have been suspended with a leather strap and used to carry ammunition. 18th Century, probably Turkish
2.75" x 1.25" x 3" tall
Exceptional antique French pierced and gilt metal inkstand with over-all Gothic arch decoration; the rectangular top opening to a fitted interior with two removable pen wells and four crystal inkwells (one repaired). Circa 1840-1860.
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Rare Mainpure Wire Inlaid Box, in rosewood inlaid extensively inlaid on all sides with brass wire, having repeating woven pattern on sides and top , a zig-zag medallion at center of the top, and vine motif on lid border. Edged in brass banding. Inside lid has inlaid design of a bird. India, Circa 1880 (once had side carrying handles) Provenance: From the Adele G. Lebowitz Estate.
For a very similar example, see Jaffer, "Furniture from British India and Ceylon" #124
Early Staffordshire transfer
decorated plate of Christ Church, Oxford by J & W Ridgway, circa 1814-30.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
A Rare Stoneware Wine Flask (called a “Schraubflasche” in German), cylindrical with a pewter screw top, sloped shoulder and white glazed body with applied silvered decoration of a scrolling branch with leaves and berries. Silvered underglazed mark on base.
Probably German, 18th Century (chip to base)
Large American Folk Art Book-form Box, in maple extensively inlaid with various woods, late 19th century.