Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture, Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ 524 North Washington Street ~ Alexandria Va 22314 ~ 703-548-5188

 
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All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1236047 (stock #10433)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
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Antique Brass 6-draw Spyglass, with ring turned body and sunshade and eyepiece slide. Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia. Probably English, circa 1870.

Length Open: 5.25"
Length Closed: 17.25"

Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began building in 1811 with the consultation of U.S...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #808941 (stock #9461)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,450
Exceptional antique French pierced and gilt metal inkstand with over-all Gothic arch decoration; the rectangular top opening to a fitted interior with two removable pen wells and four crystal inkwells (one repaired). Circa 1840-1860.

Length: 12”
Depth: 5”
Height: 3”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1132763 (stock #9943)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$425
Antique English Ebonized Wood Inkstand, in walnut, rectangular with rounded corners, wells for pens and inks, a single shallow drawer and an ebonized carrying handle. Circa 1830-40 (caps to inkwells replaced).

*From the Estate of Joseph Stanley, New Hope, PA

Height: 6”
Length: 10”
Depth: 6”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1052849 (stock #4986)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$950
Original patent model for a fruit drier by David Lippy, painted wood and tin, retaining the original patent office tag dated July 4th, 1865, Patent No. 48,570.

Length: 10”
Depth: 9.5”
Height: 11.5”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1837 VR item #908211 (stock #9893)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$975
Federal “D”-form brass and wire firefender with brass top rail and scrolling wire decoration. American. Ca. 1800.

Height: 12” Diameter: 36”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1283920 (stock #10610)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,350
Antique American Mariners Telescope with leather covering, single draw, sunshade and sliding covers to both lenses; inscribed "R.A. Tibbets, Gloucester Mass., Day or Night" *

Circa 1830-40

Length Open: 38.25"
Length Closed: 20.75"

*Robert Abbot Tibbets, was a retailer of nautical equipment, watches/clocks, jewelry and silver...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1165943 (stock #8782)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$875
Fine antique French rouge marble standish with ormolu inkwells and feet. Circa 1850-70.

Length: 13.75”
Width: 7.75”
Height: 2.5” (of base)

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1152000 (stock #4987)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$750
Original Patent Model for a Warming Device by G.W. Smith, retaining the original Patent Tag dated August 31st, 1858 and including a Certificate of Authenticity.

Height: 12”
Length: 12”
Depth: 10”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #1298154 (stock #10646)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$950
EARLY SEA CAPTAIN’s LONG GLASS. Especially nice hand-held telescope made by the London maker T. Lorkin, as beautifully engraved in script near the eyepiece, “T. Lorkin, London, Day or Night.” This fine, olde English example has an early form single draw with wooden barrel and brass fittings. The wooden barrel is turned of a single piece of solid mahogany. The all original four lens optics produce a highly magnified, upright image of surprising clarity...
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1222765 (stock #10432)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$2,650
Antique Refracting Brass and Mahogany 4-draw Telescope with a Brass Tripod Tablestand, and having slides to cover both lens and eyepiece. English, late 19th C.

Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia and James Kennedy Antiques., Ltd., Durham NC.

Length Open: 36"
Height with Stand: 15.5"

Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1800 item #1161925 (stock #10266)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,450
Fine 18th Century English Serpentine Firefender, in brass with pierced work and applied bead decoration. Circa 1760.

Height: 6”
Width: 40”
Depth: 5”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #953806 (stock #4989)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$450
Original patent model for a sliding door lock and latch by E.G. Kehoe in brass, retaining its original Patent Office Tag dated November 15, 1870, Patent No. 109,220. Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from the United States Patent Model Foundation.

The passage of the Patent Act of 1790 required that every application include a miniature working model of their idea...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #851799 (stock #9533)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$475
Fine Antique French Inkwell or Standish in Ormolu; having a hinged lid and circular stepped body with applied cast floral decoration, and raised on three toupie feet. Circa 1850.

Diameter; 4.25" Height: 3.25" SAFA/9533

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Culinary : Pre 1837 VR item #1304142 (stock #10554)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$675
Antique English Regency Tole Samovar with Chinoiserie decoration of flowers and butterflies; having lion’s head handles, spigot from a lion’s head and brass lion paw feet. The hot water cylinder rests on a pierced warmer for coals. Circa 1820 (losses to decoration, lacking coal tray)
Height: 16.5”
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1837 VR item #1114186 (stock #10170)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
SOLD
Rare Brass Imperial Bushel Measure, the bottom engraved: “Corcoran Fecit, London” one side engraved: “Lynn, Regis, 1825” the other side engraved: “Imperial Bushel, Bastick & Son, London 1881”, and with various royal ciphers on the top rim.

Provenance : Ex-Collection Sen. John Warner, Alexandria, Virginia

Cities in England used to have official standard weights and measures...

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1800 item #1152012 (stock #5726)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$145
Antique Ottoman Bronze Shot Box which would have been suspended with a leather strap and used to carry ammunition. 18th Century, probably Turkish

2.75" x 1.25" x 3" tall

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1800 item #1283932 (stock #10608)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$625
18th Century Iron Money Box with a clever mechanism that uses gravity to block the slot if the box is inverted. Probably European.

7.25” x 5" x 4.5" tall

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1152004 (stock #5043)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$450
Original Patent Model for a Machine for Edging Wall Paper, by henry Brunner, retaining the original Patent Tag dated February 26th, 1856 and with copies of his patent application. (rear feet missing)

Height: 3.5”
Length: 12”
Depth: 5”