Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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.
Large Georgian Tea Chest in nicely figured mahogany; rectangular with quarter column corners, having a stepped lid surmounted by a brass carrying handle and opening to a fitted interior retainiing two tin tea caddies and a sugar box and the whole raised on ogee bracket feet. English, Circa1780.
11.75" x 7.5" x 6.5" tall
Exceptional pair of French gilt bronze chenet (or andirons) in the form of lions standing on Rococo style plinth bases. Note the fine quality of the detail of the casting. France, Mid 19th Century.
11 1/2"h x 12"w x 6"d.
Antique Italian Openwork Carved and Gilt Mirror; rectangular with scrolling leafage openwork decoration. Late 19th Century
Plate: 21.5 x 17.25"
Frame: 29" x 33"
**Please Note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery. Please call at least 48 hours in advance if you wish to see it.
Original Patent Model for a Warming Device by G.W. Smith, retaining the original Patent Tag dated August 31st, 1858 and including a Certificate of Authenticity.
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 pair of antique Neoclassical giltwood mirrors with rectangular mirror plates within moulded frames above D-shaped shelves with foliate decorated supports. Mid 19th Century.
Rare pottery soup tureen, ladle and undertray by William Brownfield & Son, Cobridge England, 1871-1891 with various impressed and underglaze marks.
Diameter of undertray: 14.25”
Antique Chinese bottle form sang-de-boeuf vase, Guangxu-Xuantong Period (1875-1911), now mounted as a lamp.
Height: 13” to lip
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
Fine Antique French Inkwell or Standish in Ormolu; having a hinged lid and circular stepped body with applied cast floral decoration, and raised on three toupie feet. Circa 1850.
Pair of Antique English Brass Candlesticks with vasiform shafts and turned, circular bases. Circa 1850-60, now wired as lamps.
Height of sticks:12"
To top of Shade:23"
Original Patent Model for a Machine for Edging Wall Paper, by henry Brunner, retaining the original Patent Tag dated February 26th, 1856 and with copies of his patent application. (rear feet missing)
Fine antique Chinese sang-de-boeuf gourd form vase, 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height of vase: 13.5”
Early 19th century English enamel on copper patch box of the HMS Victory. Keepsakes commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, which was considered the most decisive British victory during the Napoleonic Wars, were extremely popular. These keepsakes included patch boxes, like this one, which celebrated Nelson’s famous ship, the HMS Victory. IT IS OVAL IN FORM AND DEPICTS A POLYCHROME SCENE OF NELSON'S FLAG SHIP "THE VICTORY" IN FULL SAIL AFTER THE BATTLE OF 1805. ABOVE T...
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)
Rare antique Chinese Famille Rose covered mustard pot and under tray with typical painted decoration and applied bud form knob.
Circa 1860 (minor wear to gilt decoration).**
Dish Diameter: 5.5”
**See: Schiffer, Chinese Export Porcelain, illustration #404 for similar example.
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"