Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
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.
Model of a Royal Carriage, realistically detailed with an ebonized carved wood and gilt decorated coach with one working door. Resting on a working metal suspension undercarriage and wheels, one removable trunk.
Late 19th/Early 20 C
H 13 in. x W 41 in. over all, coach 28 in. x D 9 in.
American Sterling Tea Caddy with overall hammered decoration.
Early Worcester tea cup, tea bowl and saucer in the style of Japanese Imari porcelains: underglaze blue and white decoration with overglaze red and gold enamel. Late 18th Century.
Saucer 4.75" diam.
Provenance: From the Cockrell Collection of Tea Equipage amd Export Porcelain.
Antique American Sailors Cane Handle with ivory handle, hallmarked gold collar and shark’s vertebra shaft. Circa 1860, now mounted on a wood base.
Overall height: 12"
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 Masonic Gold Presentation Cane, inscribed “Presented to. Worshipful Bro. John Lee, member of Lg. No. 382, Dec. 22, 1876” with a Rosewood Shaft
The Vũng Tàu shipwreck is a shipwreck that was found in the South China Sea off the islands of Côn Đảo about 100 miles from Vũng Tàu, Vietnam in 1692. The wreck was of alorcha boat—a Chinese vessel with Portuguese influences that has been dated to about 1690. It was found by a fisherman who had picked up numerous pieces of porcelain from the wreck while fishing. Sverker Hallstrom identified the wreck and its cargo in 1990...
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...
Antique Spode Pottery Transfer Decorated Ceramic Wine Cooler,* oval with applied handles, ribbed body and rope turned rim, the whole with yellow and blue transfer decoration. English, circa 1810.
(two tiny chips, numerous frits)
*Originally designed as a footbath, these large basins are today used as wine coolers.
18.5" x 12" x 8" tall
Humorous Staffordshire Pottery "Admiral Nelson" Pitcher moulded in the form of Lord Nelson (but missing the wrong arm) with a rather strategically placed spout, and a Rockingham mottled brown glaze. Probably English, circa 1850.
8" x 4" x 9.5" tall
Art Nouveau Vase by the Amphora Pottery, Turn Teplitz, Austria, decorated with moulded leaves with gilt stems, stamped base. Circa 1905-10, attributed to Paul Daschel.
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...
Two 1/2 gallon stoneware jugs from Alexandria Virginia, made at the Wilkes Street Pottery by Benedict C. Milburn, circa 1865: One with his stamp and "Alexa" the other with the stamp of the merchant E.J. Miller who had a ceramics shop on lower King Street. Height of each: 8"
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
Exceptional pair of antique French Gilt Bronze Fireplace Chenet in the form of Dionysian children seated on a plinth and eating grapes, and with foliate and cyma curved decoration. 18th/19th Century.
Each Approx.: 12.5" x 12.5" x 5.5 deep
Pair of 18th Century Irish Silver Berry Spoons, the bowls with a gold wash, Michael Keating, Dublin 1796
Rare Small Yellow Glazed Elephant-form Childs Bank, probably one of the Bennington potteries, American circa 1850.
(The potter had probably never seen an elephant since he gave it a long horse-like tail)
4" x 2.5" tall (minor chips consistent with age)