Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture, Paintings and Accessories
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1800 item #983132 (stock #5218-7)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$625.00
English, Bilston, 18th century, patch box. These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. They were also purchased as souvenirs while traveling. They frequently started with the phrase “A trifle from...” as seen on this box. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, their decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. However, this box is particularly unusual in its mention of Blockley. Fou...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1299173 (stock #10650)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$265.00
Small Tumbridge Ware Trinket Box in Rosewood having a hinged lid inlayed with a display of roses depicted in micro mosaic, framed by bandings of contrasting light and dark wood and particularly well matched geometric micro mosaic.

4.35" x 2.8" x 1.5" tall

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1800 item #1162022 (stock #10263)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,150.00
George II Tea Caddy with Hidden Drawer; rectangular with stepped hinged top surmounted by a brass carrying handle, brass escutcheon and sliding side panel revealing a hidden drawer (slight warp to lid). Circa 1740.

One of the rarest of this form of tea caddy, the concealed drawer would have held your silver teaspoons.

Height: 6”
Length: 9”
Depth: 6”

For other examples of this form, type "10145" or "10261" into the search box.

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #982561 (stock #5218-9)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$400.00
English, Bilston, late 18th century, patch box,

These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, the decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. For example, by the 1790s Neoclassical style swags, doves, hearts, and borders were the most commonly used decoration of the day. This one reads "The Absent Not Forgotten."

Source:
Susan Benjamin. En...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1800 item #1248387 (stock #10530)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$2,350.00
Rare Mahogany Brass Bound Bottle Cooler, late 18th C., with pierced handle and shaped rim, the sides with three brass bands and the top edge with a line of boxwood stringing. English, circa 1780. Originally with a tin liner.

Provenance: The Harry Z. Isaacs Collection from Historic Long Branch Estate, Virginia*

Length :16.25 in.
Height to Handles: 8.5"

*Long Branch was built on property surveyed by a young George Washington for Lord Fairfax. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inher...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1800 item #947734 (stock #9988)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$3,250.00
Fine George II Silver Tea Caddy, by Samuel Taylor, having a reverse pear-form body embossed with floral garlands centering a blank cartouche on each side, removable lid with shell-form finial. Marked on underside of base.

Samuel was the son of Thomas Taylor and started his apprenticeship with John Newton in 1737. His first marks was entered in 1744. Like his master, whose business he probably succeeded to, since Newton was finally in Maiden Lane, Taylor was a specialist in tea-caddies and sug...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1900 item #1284975 (stock #10550)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$475.00
Antique oval pressed and engraved crystal dresser box with gilt metal mounts. Probably French, Circa 1900.

3.5" x 4.5" x 3.5” tall

All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1112796 (stock #10168)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,450.00
pair
Pair of Aynsley Fruit Decorated Covered Urns by Paul English, (former Royal Worcester artist); twin handled vases of shouldered baluster form with covers, decorated with original hand painted fruit designs, signed. {Modern}

Height: 9”
Width (at handles); 5”

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #1216773 (stock #10360)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$1,450.00
/pair
Fine Pair of French Brass Urns with two handles, raised relief of floral sprays on the sides, and with rouge marble bases. Late 19th century.

Height: 12”
Diameter of Marble base: 5”

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Mixed Media : Vertu : Pre 1900 item #1285524 (stock #10458)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$465.00
Antique Gilt Silver and Green Chalcedony Mounted Crystal and Mahogany Umbrella Handle in the Secessionist taste. European, Circa 1900, now mounted on a carved wood base.

Height: 13"

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1837 VR item #1153027 (stock #6915)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$950.00
Rare Chinese Export Roll Top Lap Desk, Asian Hardwoods with ebony and brass mounts having single lower drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior, sloped writing surface and "pop-up" storage compartment with tambour doors. Circa 1830.

Length 19", Depth 15"

*See Crossman, The ChinaTrade, color plate 96 (page 248) for another example.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1900 item #22136
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
Alexandria, VA had a thriving salt-glazed stoneware industry throughout most of the 19th Century. Many pieces are marked with the makers name and "ALEXa" or "DC/ALEXa". Some common makers were John Swann, B.C. Milburne, H.C. Smith and E.J.Miller (a retailer). We are always interested in purchasing examples of Alexandria stoneware. If you have something you would like to sell, please send us a photo including the makers mark, size, condition and the price (we do not make offers).
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #868086 (stock #8780)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$385.00
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.

Length: 6.125”
Height: 2.25”

All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1222765 (stock #10432)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$2,650.00
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. In 1788, Robert Carter Burwell inherited the land and began...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Hardstone : Pre 1900 item #1338878 (stock #RMT-227)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$4,500.00
Cartouche-shaped black marble plaque inset with oval micromosaic panels depicting Roman archaeological scenes (clockwise from upper left): the Coliseum, the Temple of Hercules, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. Those four panels surround the Doves of Pliny, an image often used in micromosaics, which comes from a Roman floor mosaic at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli and is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon described by Pliny the elder.

Such items were ...

All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1800 item #1387047
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
On Monday January 3, 1752, the Dutch East India Company, (Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) ship Geldermalsen, struck a reef on her return journey to the Netherlands and sank in the South China Sea. Of the crew 32 survived and 80 went down with the ship and her cargo of tea, raw silk, textiles, dried wares, groceries, lacquer and porcelain. The "Nanking cargo" is the modern name given to the porcelain cargo.

 The cargo of Chinese porcelain was originally potted in Jingdezhen, Ji...

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #599749 (stock #9370)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$3,850.00
Exceptional Arts & Crafts painted leather necessaire with tooled, painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms, opening to an interior complete with almost all of its original fittings including bottles and trays with fire gilt lids, brushes, combs, buttonhook, etc. French, c. 1870-1880.

Height: 8”
Length: 11.25”
Width: 12.5”

All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Interior : Pre 1837 VR item #1345668 (stock #10743)
STUDIO ANTIQUES & FINE ART, INC.
$465.00
Antique Brass and Wire Nursery Fireplace Fender having a brass toprail and crosshatched wire body. These taller firefenders were to keep the baby out, rather than to keep the sparks in. American Circa 1800.

34" x14" x 18.25" tall