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.
Continental Candle Stand in calamander, having a hexagonal top and pillar with three downswept legs with gilt metal mounts.
Early 20th century
Height: 29 1/2”
Bentwood Hat and Coat Rack (or Hall Tree) by the Thonet Furniture Company, in beechwood with original finish. Stamped "THONET" ,(Missing two hat racks)
80” H x 22 ½”W x 22 ½”D
Michael Thonet (1796-1871) began making his iconic bentwood furniture when he discovered how to bend light, strong wood into graceful shapes using hot steam.
In 1849, he opened his own shop with four of his sons and garnered numerous prizes for his designs...
Very Rare Antique Venetian Gondola Chair, in walnut with gilt cast iron dolphin form base, caned seat and back and carved armrests. Italian, late 18th / early 19th Century.
21.5" x 33" tall
Miniature Chest of Drawers, in satinwood
with ebonized moldings and pulls; having a overhanging top drawer above three graduated drawers and raised on turned toupie feet.
Although often called salesman's samples, miniature pieces of furniture like this were probably the work of an apprentice cabinetmaker to show the master craftsman his ability.
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
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
Antique English “Whittle Wood” Box in various exotic woods, the top and front banded with geometric inlays of multi-colored woods. Circa 1870. (Formerly a lap desk, now mounted on a stand.)
Antique Queen Anne Style Stool in mahogany having a shaped seat and carved cabriole legs. English. Circa 1870. Provenance: From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA.
Antique English Display Case, in carved walnut with glass sides, front and shelves , a large hinged back door and supported by carved legs ending in porcelain casters and joined by a turned stretcher. Circa 1840
Depth of Base 22.25"
Pair of Antique English "Gothik" Windsor Side Chairs in elm, beech, and ash with hoop back enclosing a "Gothik" tracery design, having ring-turned legs joined by H-form stretchers. Circa 1850, Thames Valley Region. (Repairs to hoop.)
Unusual Victorian Black Lacquer Drinks Table, having a reticulated papier mache top (now enclosed) with a polychromed scene of a fantastic landscape on a gilt decorated tripod stand with a turned pillar, scrolled legs and a plinth base supported by ball feet. English, circa 1860-70.
h:24 w:18 in.
Antique English Bamboo and Chinoiserie Decorated Center Table, octagonal with a black lacquer Chinoiserie top and lower shelf with bird and blossom decoration. Victorian, circa 1870 (age appropriate wear and some restoration to decoration).
English Victorian Reading or Dictionary Stand: partially ebonized figured walnut and fruitwood, having a sloped bookrest supported by a ring and vasiform turned pillar and raised on four scrolling legs with ebonized turned finials and ending in porcelain castors. Circa 1880.
28" x 15" x 42' tall
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
32"h x 22 1/4" diam.
Set of three Chinese export gilt black lacquer nesting tables; each shaped rectangular top was minutely hand painted with figures in a garden courtyard, accented by flowers in the corners. All three tables are raised on pierced urn-form supports and splayed legs joined by a bow stretcher. Late 19th Century (minor wear to painted decoration-see photos)
Largest - 17" x 11" x 26.5" tall
Antique Shaped Papier Mache Tray; black lacquer with gilt stenciling and and red central field, on new turned leg stand. Late 19th century.(Wear to decoration.)
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.