Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Most likely French, 19th century. A nineteenth-imitation of the extremely popular souvenir boxes made in Bilston at the end of the eighteenth century (see 5218-18). However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, and the inferior quality of the painting identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation. It’s also important to note that the use of the French on the lid is not indicative of its origin, but rather another attempt at eight...
Antique American Gilded Wood and Gesso Mirror. The thick turned columns of the frame with applied gesso decoration, were popular in the late Empire period, 1830-1850. Probably Philadelphia. There is a similar labeled example in The Henry Francis Dupont Winterthur Museum.
Plate: 23 ½” x 13 ½”
Frame:31 ¾” x 21 ¾”
Antique Japanese Kutani vase with central spandels depicting women in a landscape and birds on flowers, with gilt background decoration and applied phoenix bird handles. Mid 19th century, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 16.25” to rim
Pair of Northern Bobwhites (Colinus Virginianus). Native to the Eastern US and Mexico, these ground dwelling gamebirds of the quail family are extensively hunted and can be found year round in grasslands, open woodlands and wood edges. They are noted for their loud call announcing their name (bob-WHITE, bob-bob-WHITE).
Dimensions of the Case:8.25" x 8.25" x 13"
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)
Rookwood matte glazed vase with wave-form relief decoration and impressed mark dating it to 1931.
Antique Chinese bottle form sang-de-boeuf vase, Guangxu-Xuantong Period (1875-1911), now mounted as a lamp.
Height: 13” to lip
American folk art parade ax, painted wood and tin, late 19th century.
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)
Fine pair of antique Continental brass jardinieres, urn form, with repousse swag decoration, supported by plinth bases with repoussé grape leaf panels. Circa 1860-1880.
Maximum Diameter: 8.5”
Fine antique French ormolu and porcelain candlestick, having an urn form candlecup with lion head masks above a shaped standard intertwined with porcelain flowers above a circular beaded vase. Late 19th century. Now wired as a lamp.
Height: 21.5" to top of shade
Carved wood folk art plaque of a bear catching a salmon. American, late 19th/early 20th century.
Dimensions: 16” x 18”
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"
Fine small scale ormolu, crystal and cut glass six-light chandelier with baluster shaped cut glass stem supporting six scrolling floral and foliate ormolu candle arms, the whole hung with swags of crystal beads and drop pendants. Late 19th century. (Electrified)
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.
Large Blue Willow Cake Plate by Copeland; circular with gilt rim and typical blue willow transfer decoration, raised on a circular, fluted pillar and a similarly decorated base. Impressed marks under plate. English, circa 1881.
Height to rim: 6.5”
Large Rookwood vase with
circular foot and flared
rim and two bands of leaf
decoration; in a tan glaze
with impressed Rookwood
logo, dated 1947, pattern
Antique Staffordshire Creamware Tea Caddy, cylindrical with ribbed and beaded body and stepped shoulder. English, circa 1740. (minor chips, crazing).