Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Antique Carved Ivory Riding Crop in the form of a horse’s head and a sterling silver collar with the face of a fox. American, circa 1870.
Antique Handmade American Ship Model in a wood and glass case.
Rare Chinese export carved wood tea caddy
in the form of an eggplant with leaf form
screw lid. Early 19th century.
Early 19th century English enamel on copper patch box of the HMS Victory. Keepsakes commemorating Admiral Horatio Nelson and the Battle of Trafalgar, which was considered the most decisive British victory during the Napoleonic Wars, were extremely popular. These keepsakes included patch boxes, like this one, which celebrated Nelson’s famous ship, the HMS Victory. IT IS OVAL IN FORM AND DEPICTS A POLYCHROME SCENE OF NELSON'S FLAG SHIP "THE VICTORY" IN FULL SAIL AFTER THE BATTLE OF 1805...
Most likely French, 19th century. A nineteenth-imitation of the extremely popular souvenir boxes made in Bilston at the end of the eighteenth century (see 5218-18). However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, and the inferior quality of the painting identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation...
Most likely French, 19th century. The image of an Englishman hunting with a hound was a common image on enamel boxes, especially snuff boxes in the eighteenth century. However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the completely hand painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation.
Damage to hinge. Lid does not close entirely. Loss to underside enamel.
Unusual Rookwood matt-glazes tazza, with impressed mark and date - 1906 (?).
Attributed to South Staffordshire, England, Possibly Bilston, late 18th century. The “gingham finish” was principally produced in this area. By placing a piece of cambric over solid ground color and then applying white enamel this finish was achieved. The three dimensional decoration was also found in the area. It was normally created by applying several layers of enamel. In addition, the unusual heart shape has been found in other Bilston boxes...
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
Antique French Straw Work Souvenir Box, Circa 1900 (minor losses).
8" x 4.5" x 3.25 tall
Antique English Pearlware Tea Caddy with blue and white chinoiserie decoration. Circa 1780-1800.
Antique English Polychrome Porcelain Tea Caddy with ribbed body and decoration with floral motif. Circa 1790. Provenance: From the Estate of Baroness Rengers, Alexandria, VA.
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...
Rare Blue Willow Creamer and Cover in the shape of a cow standing on a grassy knoll with stenciled blue willow decoration.
English, circa 1840.
Unusual metal mounted
black glass dresser box with enameled decoration of
flowers and a figure with
bee. American, 1870-90.
Antique Masonic Gold Presentation Cane, inscribed “Presented to. Worshipful Bro. John Lee, member of Lg. No. 382, Dec. 22, 1876” with a Rosewood Shaft
Antique German blue and white porcelain ribbed tea caddy, late 18th/early 19th c. with a Hochst Porcelain mark on the base.
4.25” x 2.25” x 1.75”
Antique American Tea caddy in maple with pewter stringing and a pewter plaque with the word "tea", inside are two lidded compartments. Circa 1870.