Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
Rare Chinese Export Roll Top Lap Desk, Asian Hardwoods with ebony and brass mounts having single lower drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior, sloped writing surface and "pop-up" storage compartment with tambour doors. Circa 1830.
Length 19", Depth 15"
*See Crossman, The ChinaTrade, color plate 96 (page 248) for another example.
Antique English tooled and gilt leather jewelry box with brass mounts having domed rectangular lid with egyptian motif decorated handle opening to a fitted felt lined interior with lift-out tray. Circa 1880.
Rare 18th century Pear-form Tea Caddy in fruitwood,
having a hinged lid opening
to a foil lined interior, steel escutcheons and a replaced
carved wood stem. English
Height: 7 ”
Fine George III Book Form Desk Box in mahogany with satinwood stringing and rosewood banding with two inlaid oval shell form patterae on the top and two small drawers that form the faux spine. Provenance: Arthur Vernay, New York. (drawer interiors re-built) English, Circa 1790.
10.25" x 8.25" x 3.5" tall
Fine antique English traveling desk in coromandel with brass straps and carrying handles; the fall front transforms into a double hinged writing surface with spring loaded pen and ink drawer behind; the slightly domed top opens to reveal a fitted oak interior of letter racks and three small drawers. Circa 1860-1880.
Antique American shaped tole box with gilt foliate decoration on front and polychrome peacock and floral decoration on hinged lid. Circa 1850-1870. Provenance: Estate of Ruthann Coggins Bardes, Greewich, CT.
Length: 6.5”; Depth: 5”; Height: 2.75”
Antique Jewelry Box in mahogany; of scalloped form with geometric banding on body and marquetry roses on lid. Circa 1900.
11.75" x 7.75" x 3.5" tall
Large American book-form box in maple extensively inlaid on all sides with various woods, late 19th century.
Rare George III Tea Caddy with Hidden Drawer, rectangular with stepped hinged top surmounted by a brass carrying handle, brass escutcheon and sliding side panel revealing a hidden drawer (patch above keyhole, lacks interior dividers).
One of the rarest of this form of tea caddy, the concealed drawer would have held your silver teaspoons.
For other examples of this form, type "10261" or "10263" into the search box...
Large American Folk Art Book-form Box, in maple extensively inlaid with various woods, late 19th century.
Antique Chinese Export Rouge Lacquer Tea Caddy with faux painted brass banding; rectangular with brass carrying handles and gilt decoration, the hinged lid opening to a large pewter removable box with hinged lid and engraved decoration of figures in a landscape. Circa 1870. (rubbing to painted banding)
11.5" x 7.75" x 5.5" tall
Antique American traveling box constructed with strips of alternating light and dark woods; with sliding lid opening to a fitted interior. Ca. 1840.
Antique English Tea Caddy in mahogany with ebony and satinwood stringing; rectangular with hinged lid opening to two lidded compartments. Circa 1820-40. (Slight warp to lid.)
Extremely Rare George III Tea Caddy in the shape of an urn-form knife box, in partridge wood with satnwood stringing, octagonal with pagoda shaped lid and acorn-form finial, urn-form body and turned socle with square plinth base having inlaid banding (lock replaced). Circa 1790. Provenance: The Terence J. Fox Collection of Tea Equipage, Formerly the Collection of Iroquois Brands, Ltd.. Height, 10.”
Antique carved and
inlaid wood jewelry box;
rectangular with cut
corner, having a carved
and shaped lid with an
oval beveled mirror
Rare 18th century fruit wood
tea caddy in the form of a large apple, having a circular
hinged lid with carved “stem”
opening to a tin-lined interior;
lock and escutcheon are
original, hinge is replaced
(repair to lid). Probably
Continental, circa 1760-80.
Rare 18th century fruit wood apple shaped tea caddy, having a circular hinged lid with carved bone “stem”, opening to a tin-lined interior. Probably Continental, Circa 1760-80.
Small Tumbridge Ware Trinket Box in Rosewood having a hinged lid inlayed with a display of roses depicted in micro mosaic, framed by bandings of contrasting light and dark wood and particularly well matched geometric micro mosaic.
4.35" x 2.8" x 1.5" tall