Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Chinese porcelain tall jar with lid with prunus blossoms on branches against a blue background, a single pheasant on a branch.
early 20th Century.
Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
Height to top of jar lid: 12”
Height to top of lighting pole: 21”
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.
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.
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.
Alexandria, VA had a thriving salt-glazed stoneware industry throughout most of the 19th Century. Many pieces are marked with the makers name and "ALEXa" or "DC/ALEXa". Some common makers were John Swann, B.C. Milburne, H.C. Smith and E.J.Miller (a retailer). We are always interested in purchasing examples of Alexandria stoneware. If you have something you would like to sell, please send us a photo including the makers mark, size, condition and the price (we do not make offers).
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 brass and wire
D-form fire fender. Circa
1830-1850. English or
Humorous Staffordshire Pottery "Admiral Nelson" Pitcher moulded in the form of Lord Nelson (but missing the wrong arm) with a rather strategically placed spout, and a Rockingham mottled brown glaze. Probably English, circa 1850.
8" x 4" x 9.5" tall
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...
Ware pitcher in the form
of a seated dog. American, circa 1860-80.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
See: Collectors Guide to Yellow Ware, Book III by Lisa McAllister, page 103 for another example of this pitcher.
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
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)
Exceptional pair of antique French Gilt Bronze Fireplace Chenet in the form of Dionysian children seated on a plinth and eating grapes, and with foliate and cyma curved decoration. 18th/19th Century.
Each Approx.: 12.5" x 12.5" x 5.5 deep
We oftentimes have a selection of antique opera glasses. They are usually French with Mother of Pearl or Abalone Shell and are in good condition and good working order.
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.
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.)
Rare Ashworth Porcelain Trivit, square, with Imari style decoration, squashed bun feet and an impressed mark dating to 1862-80. Made by G.L. Ashworth and Bro., Hanley, England
Fine Antique English Bottle Form Porcelain Vase with painted and gilt floral decoration and openwork neck. Probably Royal Worcester. (now wired as a lamp with an openwork brass base).
Height to top of neck: 15.25"