Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188
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)
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
Unusual Sheraton Work Table in Mahogany with cedar secondary wood and inlaid and banded with rosewood and satinwood, having a rounded rectangular hinged top opening to a well, a ringed turned pillar supported by three downswept legs ending in high toupie feet. English, circa 1790 (repaired cracks to lid)
19" x 17" x 29.25"
Antique English Mahogany Pembroke Table having drop leaves with cut corners, a single drawer and false drawer, raised on straight tapered legs with brass casters.
Depth: 21” (closed)
Depth: 40.25” (open)
Rare George III Wine Stand in mahogany having a circular top with molded lip on a shaped pedestal with tripod legs on slipper feet. English, circa 1760.
*Most tables of this form described as "wine tables" are actually candlestands...
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 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 English Regency Sofa Table in mahogany with satinwood and ebony string inlay and hare wood banding; having drop leaves, two working and two false drawers and raised on down swept legs ending in brass castors
Height: 27-3/4 in (70.5 cm); Width when closed: 36-3/4 in (93.3 cm); Width when open: 58-1/4 in (148 cm); Depth: 27-1/4 in (69.2 cm)
Fine Antique Sheraton Canterbury, in mahogany, having four divisions with a handhold, turned supports and legs ending in brass castors and with a single drawer. Circa 1790-1820.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Fine English Hepplewhite
domed top cellerette in
mahogany with satinwood
stringing, having tapered
legs ending in brass castors.
Circa 1790 (interior dividers
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
Antique Late Federal Mustard Painted Dressing Table, having a box drawer above a rectangular top with curved corners, a single drawer below and raised on ring turned tapered legs. The whole in yellow paint with painted string "inlay" and painted "banding". New England, circa 1830. (Retains it's original stamped brass pulls and a partial inscription inside the main drawer...
Late Federal Tripod Candlestand in Maple, having a rectangular top with cut corners, a turned vasiform pillar and raised on three downswept tapered legs. New England, 1790-1810.
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
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.
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
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"
Rare 18th-century English mahogany backstool in the French manner, having an upholstered back with shaped crestrail and carved cabriole legs. Circa 1760.
Height: 37” (back)
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...