Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Brass two-tiered, twelve light chandelier with turned baluster supporting two tiers, each with six scrolling candle arms. The large ball below the juncture of the arms and the drop ring are typical features of 18th century Dutch chandeliers. Early 20th century. Now electrified, polished and lacquered.
Fine Large Pair of Solid Brass Jamb Hooks with round backplate, single arm and urn form finial.
These would have been mounted on the mantel and used to hold fireplace tools.
Circa 1800, probably American
Diameter of back plate: 4"
Antique English “Steeplechase” Pattern Pitcher, with a Rockingham glaze. Circa 1870-80.
(small chip to spout)
Fine antique Chinese copper red porcelain vase; of baluster form and with applied handles. Mid 19th Century, now wired as a lamp. (Repair to lip)
Height 12.75" to lip
Rare Signed American Tea Caddy in mahogany, of rectangular form with a sloped lid opening to a divided interior and retaining a paper label with makers name and a date of 1863.
8.5" x 4.5" x 5.75" tall
Fine Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy, rectangular with rounded corners with polychrome and gilt decoration of figures engaged in various tasks. Circa 1870.
6.75" x 5" x 4" tall
Antique Continental Demilune carved and gilt wood wall bracket.
Late 19th century.
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Pair of late Federal ring turned brass andirons with spurred cabriole legs and ball feet. American, circa 1830.
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,
Attributed to South Staffordshire, England, Possibly Bilston, late 18th century. The “gingham finish” was principally produced in this area. By placing a piece of cambric over solid ground color and then applying white enamel this finish was achieved. The three dimensional decoration was also found in the area. It was normally created by applying several layers of enamel. In addition, the unusual heart shape has been found in other Bilston boxes.
Chips to lid and side, loss to gildi...
Charming Majolica Ceramic Face Jug in the form of a smiling man with a cap and ruffled collar. Circa 1880, incised “Majolica” with indecipherable maker’s mark
on bottom. (Minor abrasions
to ear, cheeks, nose and chin.)
Antique French Tole Oil Lamp with yellow ground and black stencil decoration of Soldiers and Napoleon on Horseback. The burner is stamped "LUCHAIRE" for Leon Luchaire, Paris. Circa 1870, now wired for electricity.
Height to top of burner: : 9"
Fine Russian Polychrome Lacquer 'Fairy Tale' Box depicting a scene from a story by Alexander Pushkin "The Demons", signed and dated: "1969" Probably from the village of Palekh
7" x 4" x 1.75"
Antique English Regency Tea Caddy in lacewood, of rectangular form with cut corners, bone escutcheon and satinwood stringing.Circa 1825.
Antique English papier mâche lap desk in black lacquer decorated with gilt stencil and inlaid with abalone shell, having a shaped top opening to a fitted interior with writing slope and wells for pens and inkwell. Circa 1860.
Ornate Antique French Bronze Dore Jewelry Casket, with inset painted porcelain plaques; having a hinged lid opening to a velvet lined well, above two doors opening to shelves and raised on dragon form feet. Circa 1870. (n.b. doors close but do not lock)
Good pair of antique brass
push-up candlesticks having vasiform shafts and circular,
ring turned bases. English,