Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
Fine George III Bow Front Bedside Table in mahogany, having a galleried top above a shaped, tambour door and a later drawer and raised on straight chamfered leg.
English, Circa 1780. (Repair cracks to side panels)
Depth : 17.75"
Exceptional Antique Eglomise Lacemakers Box on later Stand; rectangular with lid and sides with gilt decoration against a white ground and the lid with a painted scene of a thatched farmhouse, opening
to fitted interior with removable tray and lacemakers spindle/roller. 19th Century (minor paint losses)
Box: 13.25" x 11" x 4.5"
With stand: 30.25" tall
Rare Antique Chinese Painted Red Leather Trunk, having brass tack decoration and painted floral banding. Circa 1840. (Loss to paint decoration on lid. Minor buckling to leather on reverse, normal wear)
19.5" x 15" x 12.5" tall
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and drop leaf tables...
Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Antique Dueling Pistol Case in mahogany, rectangular with brass carrying handles, now having a marbled paper interior and mounted on a later Chippendale style stand. Probably English, late 18th/early 19th Century.
Top: 20.25" x 14.25"
Height w/ stand: 23"
Rare antique British folding
campaign desk in mahogany
having hinged leather lined
writing surface that folds for
Length (open): 24”
See British Campaign Furniture, Elegance Under Canvas,1740-1914 by Nicholas Brawer for similar examples.
Fine antique Regency turned leg pembroke table in mahogany, having a rectangular top with reeded edge and two drop leaves, above a single drawer with ebony stringing. Circa 1800.
Width Closed: 20"
Width Open: 39"
Fine antique English supper table in mahogany, having
a circular, carved tilt top
above a turned pillar and
raised on cabriole legs with
acanthus carved knees and
pad feet. Circa 1840-60.
Height, open: 28”
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"
Antique Wiliam and Mary style oak chest-form fuel box, rectangular with a hinged lid and having three false drawers with brass pulls and raised on straight bracket feet. English, circa 1840.
19" x 15.5" x 21" tall
Exceptional George III Painted Satinwood Pembroke Table, in the manner of Robert Adam; having rectangular top and two drop leaves, with a central painted patterae of children with dogs and a border decorated with ribbon and foliage. Below is a single drawer and the whole is raised on straight, tapered legs with painted floral decoration. English, circa 1780.(slight warp to leaves
Length: 38.5” (open)
Length: 19” (closed)
Fine Southern side chair in walnut having shaped crest rail above a vasiform splat and supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Probably Virginia, 1745-1765. (Re-railed)
Fine George III Octagonal Cellarette or Wine Cooler in mahogany with brass banding, having a hinged lid opening to a tin liner, slightly tapered body with brass carrying handles and the original stand with four champfered legs. English, circa 1780.
Originally used in the dining room to hold wine brought up from the cellar for the meal, the tin liner would have protected the wood from the condensation from the bottles. Now often used as an occasional or end table...
Exceptional William IV Tea Poy in nicely figured rosewood having a rectangular cut corner top with moulded edge opening to a fitted interior with two caddies and two later sugar bowls; the whole supported by a turned and fluted shaft. Circa 1825-30. (Loss to one rear foot.)
Height: 30 ”
Length: 19.5 ”
Antique English Plant Stand in mahogany, the circular top with molded lip on a reeded pedestal base with shaped tripod legs on slipper feet. Circa 1880.
h: 29.5 x dia: 11.75 in.
Rare pair of Gothic Revival Sidechairs by the Green Family of Cabinetmakers, Alexandria Virginia; in walnut with leafage carved and shaped crest rails over turned spindles and with drop in seats, serpentine front seat rails and raised on saber legs.
These chairs are very closely related to a chair (#14) in Oscar Fitzgerald's catalog: "The Green Family of Cabinetmakers: An Alexandria Institution, 1817-1887" which descended in the Tucker family of Alexandria.