Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
English Gilt Wood Mirror
Size: 31.5” x 26.5”
Fine 18th-century English carved and gilt wood mirror with corner rosettes and later, distressed mirror plate. Circa 1760-80.
18th Century English Porcelain Tea Bowl and Saucer, possibly Thomas Wolfe & Co., Liverpool. Circa 1780.
Saucer Diameter: 5.33"
Unusually Tall Regency Brass and Iron Firefender, D-form with brass crest and foot rails, cross-hatched brass wire body and raised on three squashed ball feet. English or American, circa 1800.
Most likely French, 19th century. The image of an Englishman hunting with a hound was a common image on enamel boxes, especially snuff boxes in the eighteenth century. However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the completely hand painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation.
Damage to hinge. Lid does not close entirely. Loss to underside enamel.
Early Worcester tea cup, tea bowl and saucer in the style of Japanese Imari porcelains: underglaze blue and white decoration with overglaze red and gold enamel. Late 18th Century.
Saucer 4.75" diam.
Provenance: From the Cockrell Collection of Tea Equipage amd Export Porcelain.
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
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.
Exceptional late Regency sarcophagus form box in well figured mahogany with recessed brass handles and brass ball feet. English, circa 1820.
Fine Antique Tea Caddy in Olivewood, inlaid on all sides and top with different scenes of peasants and with tumbridge type inlaid borders. Probably Italian, circa 1870.
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
Fine antique Chinese sang-de-boeuf gourd form vase, 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height of vase: 13.5”
Fine Antique Chinese Blue Glazed Baluster Form Vase, late 18th/ early 19th Century now mounted as a lamp with later wood base
Height: 18.5” to rim
Base : 7" x 7”
18th Century Iron Money Box with a clever mechanism that uses gravity to block the slot if the box is inverted. Probably European.
7.25” x 5" x 4.5" tall
Rare set of four Rockingham ware furniture lifts, of typical lion’s paw form. Probably English, late 19th century. (very minor chips)
These were used to protect the feet of furniture where the floor was damp.
Provenance: Kay Fries, Alexandria, VA
Pair of antique painted porcelain plaques of flowers, probably European, late 19th century, with gilt frames.
Plaque: 8 x 6”
Frame: 10 x 8.25”
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
FinePair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks with nicely detailed foliate decoration and with good patina and fine castings. Having a removable ormolu drip pan above a bronze candle cup and supported by a turned and foliate decorated column with a tripartite scrolling ormolu base and mounted on a tripartite bronze plinth. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour. Italy, circa 1870.
Antique Japanese Kutani vase with handpainted decoration of figures on a balcony and birds on branches, late 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 10.5” (vase & base)