Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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...
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.
Wonderful faux grained and stencilled American “fancy chair” with stencils of an eagle and basket of fruit, faux grained seat and yellow highlights. Circa 1840.
For more about this movement, see "American Fancy, Exuberance in the Arts 1790-1840" by Sumpter Priddy
Antique Federal Southern Sidechair in walnut, having a shaped crest rail above an openwork splat, upholstered slip seat and moulded, tapered legs joined by an “H” stretcher. Circa 1790-1800.
Good Chippendale Sidechair in mahogany with finely carved back with Gothic arches, a slip seat and straight champfered legs joined by an 'H' stretcher. English, circa 1760.
Seat Width: 21.5"
Back Height: 36.5"
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.
Rare American Papier Mache Music Stand by Charles Chinnock , British/American (active 1862-1884), having a shaped adjustable top with painted and mother of pearl inlaid scene of fishermen outside castle walls, a later removable bookrest and an adjustable height pillar and base with stencil and gilt decoration. Retaining a stamped metal patent plaque. Some wear to stencil decoratiion
Top; 16.25" x 13.25"
Table Height: 29"
Max. Height 48.5"
ENGLISH REGENCY MUSIC STAND in mahogany, Circa 1800-1820. having a rectangular adjustable slope top with a hinged bookrest, a pillar support ending in three reeded and splayed legs with brass castors and an adjustable height brass lined square wooden shaft inside the column, fixed by a brass thumbscrew.
Width 20 3/4"
Height: 36" when flat
41" to 58" when angled
Fine antique English Regency games table in mahogany inlaid with rosewood, having a hinged rectangular top with rounded corners that swivels and opens to a brown, tooled leather playing surface; the whole supported by a shaped pillar standing on a similarly shaped platform and four downswept legs ending in brass paw-form castors. Circa 1816-1820. (veneer patch and slight warp to top).
Fine small English Regency
tray with gilt ground and
Circa 1815-30, on later
custom made stand (minor
losses to decoration).
Height: 17 1/2”
Width: 23 3/4”
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 Late Regency Papier-Mâché Tray having a shaped gallery with gilt stencil decoration and inlaid with mother of pearl. English, circa 1835, mounted on a later bamboo form ebonized stand.
Height: 23.25 ”
A Fine Antique English "Brace-back" Windsor Armchair of typical form, in yew and elm.
Height to seat: 15”
Height to Back: 33”
Antique English Lap Desk
in walnut and rosewood,
heavily inlaid with brass,
having a rectangular top
opening to a fitted interior
with baize writing surface,
pen and inkwells and
Now mounted on a stand.
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.)
Victorian Bamboo Canterbury with Japanese lacquered panels. Most often used as magazine stands, they were originally meant to hold sheet music.
Antique English Regency style child's high chair in mahogany with caned seat and back, with a replaced adjustable footrest, turned cross stretcher and detachable turned leg stand. The stand can then serve as a small table when used with the chair.Late 19th century.
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”