Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
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"
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”
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 George III brass bound oval wine cooler in mahogany with brass carrying handles, removable tin liner and turned tapered legs with later brass castors. Retains a “British Antiques Dealers Association” sticker. Circa 1790.
Exceptional Arts and Crafts Armchair in Oak, having a pierced, pointed crestrail, star pierced splat and bottom rail, notched, octagonal supports and legs, upholstered seat and tennon and pin construction. American or English, Circa 1880. (minor repairs).
22" x 22.5" x 41" tall
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
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...
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
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"
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).
Fine American Federal
candlestand in maple,
having a rectangular cut-
corner top above a
vasiform pillar and raised
on three downswept
tapered legs. Circa 1790.
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.
Antique George II Style Footstool in mahogany, having a slip seat, carved apron, Chippendale cabriole legs with carved shells on the knees and with nicely defined ball and claw feet. Circa 1880. 26" x 19.75" x 20' tall
Antique American Mahogany Tilt-top Table, the single board round top supported on a pillar of tapering shaft, urn and rings; the legs with plain knees ending in simple pad feet; the lower edges of the pillar and knees attractively scalloped; the overall form typical of Massachusetts.
In the 18th Century, both here and in England, the centers of your public rooms were left empty when not in use (except for your "Turkey Rug")...
Rare George II Writing Stand in mahogany, having a rectangular adjustable top with strut supports and a removable book rest, a fitted side drawer with two glass inkwells, two swing out candle-slides, and an adjustable height cannon-form standard supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet and brass castors.
English, Circa 1740.
Height when closed: 36-3/4 in (93.3 cm); Width: 22 in (55.9 cm); Depth: 17 in (43.2 cm)
(ink stains on top)
American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
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.
MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CANED LIBRARY ARM CHAIRS, both with curved rectangular backs, padded seat, and arms with reeded, disengaged colonettes in reeded frames on similarly turned legs with brass casters. Upholstered in green brocade. English Regency, circa 1800 (one with brass fittings in handholds for a bookrest and with small break to caning under the arm.)
h:36.25 w:28 d:31 in.