Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
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
Alexandria Virginia Stoneware Canning Jar by Potter B.C. Milburn, ca. 1847-1867: undecorated, quart size with a flared collar, stamped: "B.C. MILBURN"
Benedict C. Milburn came to Alexandria from St. Mary’s County to apprentice with a potter, as did his predecessor at Wilkes Street, John Swann. Milburn may have worked at Wilkes Street with Swann as early as 1822...
Rare set of four Rockingham ware furniture lifts, of typical lion’s paw form. Probably English, late 19th century. (very minor chips)
These were used to protect the feet of furniture where the floor was damp.
Provenance: Kay Fries, Alexandria, VA
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)
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.
Rare Rockingham hound
handled pitcher with molded scenes of stag and boar hunts
and a grapevine design
decorating the neck.
Attributed to the Salamander
New Jersey, 1840-50.
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”
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 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
Charming Majolica Ceramic Face Jug in the form of a smiling man with a cap and ruffled collar. Circa 1880, incised “Majolica” with indecipherable maker’s mark
on bottom. (Minor abrasions
to ear, cheeks, nose and chin.)
17th-century Dutch (Delft) tile, tin glazed with painted decoration of ship in full sail
Frame size: 10.5" x 10.5"
Fine Antique English Bottle Form Porcelain Vase with painted and gilt floral decoration and openwork neck. Probably Royal Worcester. (now wired as a lamp with an openwork brass base).
Height to top of neck: 15.25"
Unusual Rookwood matt-glazes tazza, with impressed mark and date - 1906 (?).
18th Century English Porcelain Tea Bowl and Saucer, possibly Thomas Wolfe & Co., Liverpool. Circa 1780.
Saucer Diameter: 5.33"
Antique American Salt Glazed Crock with leafage decoration. Approximately a half gallon. Circa 1850-70. Unmarked.
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"
Rare Large Pair of Antique Japanese Kutani Vases, of baluster form with white ground and typical coloration and with painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms. Meiji period (1868 - 1912). Marked on bases.