Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Fine George III Book Form Desk Box in mahogany with satinwood stringing and rosewood banding with two inlaid oval shell form patterae on the top and two small drawers that form the faux spine. Provenance: Arthur Vernay, New York. (drawer interiors re-built) English, Circa 1790.
10.25" x 8.25" x 3.5" tall
ENGLISH REGENCY MUSIC STAND in mahogany, Circa 1800-1820. having a rectangular adjustable slope top with a hinged bookrest, a pillar support ending in three reeded and splayed legs with brass castors and an adjustable height brass lined square wooden shaft inside the column, fixed by a brass thumbscrew.
Width 20 3/4"
Height: 36" when flat
41" to 58" when angled
Wonderful iron and brass bound walnut bucket with ribbed body and applied carrying handles. Continental, 18th/19th century.
MATCHED PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CANED LIBRARY ARM CHAIRS, both with curved rectangular backs, padded seat, and arms with reeded, disengaged colonettes in reeded frames on similarly turned legs with brass casters. Upholstered in green brocade. English Regency, circa 1800 (one with brass fittings in handholds for a bookrest and with small break to caning under the arm.)
h:36.25 w:28 d:31 in.
Brass-Mounted Gonçalo Alves Collectors Cabinet
Workshop of George Bullock, circa 1815.
Having a moulded cornice above a central recessed section with shelves flanked to each side by rows of small drawers behind scrolling grille-inset doors with columnar uprights; the conforming base with four paneled doors, two with columnar uprights and raised on a platform base.
The inverted breakfront cabinet design in the French/Grecian manner was introduced by George Bullock in the early ...
Fine Late Regency Papier-Mâché Tray having a shaped gallery with gilt stencil decoration and inlaid with mother of pearl. English, circa 1835, mounted on a later bamboo form ebonized stand.
Height: 23.25 ”
Antique Chinese Export Rouge Lacquer Tea Caddy with faux painted brass banding; rectangular with brass carrying handles and gilt decoration, the hinged lid opening to a large pewter removable box with hinged lid and engraved decoration of figures in a landscape. Circa 1870. (rubbing to painted banding)
11.5" x 7.75" x 5.5" tall
Fine George III Octagonal Cellarette or Wine Cooler in mahogany with brass banding, having a hinged lid opening to a tin liner, slightly tapered body with brass carrying handles and the original stand with four champfered legs. English, circa 1780.
Originally used in the dining room to hold wine brought up from the cellar for the meal, the tin liner would have protected the wood from the condensation from the bottles. Now often used as an occasional or end table...
Rare Chester County Pennsylvania Spice Chest in walnut having a moulded cornice above a raised panel door opening to an arrangement of ten small drawers (one replaced) and raised on straight bracket feet. Secondary woods include: poplar, oak, walnut and beech. There is a faint inscription on one of the bottom drawers. Pennsylvania, circa 1760-80.
Spice boxes or chests were a status symbol in colonial America. Only a household that was well furnished and fairly prosperous had a spice box...
Exceptional George III Serpentine Chest of Drawers or Commode in the French Manner having a moulded edge serpentine top with overhanging sides above two over three conforming drawers, rounded front corners and bold bracket feet. The drawer sides and bottoms are mahogany which is unusual since it was the most expensive wood during the 18th Century. Brass pulls may be original, escutcheons replaced...
Fine English Chippendale bombe-form tea chest in nicely figured mahogany veneer over deal, the stepped rectangular lid with brass carrying handle. Circa 1760. (key). (See Clark and O’Kelly, “Antique Boxes, Tea Caddies and Society”, Figure 304 for a related example.)
Exceptional pair of 18th century delft vases fitted as bouillote lamps and now wired for electricity with ormolu mounts; having octagonal baluster form bodies with bird and floral decoration and scrolling candle arms. Probably French, Circa 1760-80.
Height (to vase): 8”
Height (to candle cup): 21.5”
Fine English Regency tea chest of sarcophagus form in rosewood, banded and inlaid with brass; the rectangular, canted lid opens to a fitted interior with two lidded tea caddies ad a later sugar bowl. Circa 1810-15.
Fine Pair of Grand Tour Bronze and Ormolu Candlesticks in the Empire style with fluted baluster shaped shafts , with acanthus decoration on gilt-bronze sections and paw feet raised atop tripartite bases. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour.
France or Italy, circa 1870.
h: 11 in.
Antique Carved And Gilt Wood Oval Mirror with foliate carved decoration. (Gilding darkened)
Mirror: 23" X 19.5"
Frame: 32" x 28.5"
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Fine Antique English Canterbury in Walnut, having four pierced partitions with “C” scroll carved decoration above a single drawer and raised on turned ball form feet with brass casters.
Originally designed for sheet music, these are now used primarily as magazine racks. To see other examples, type "canterbury" into the search box.
Antique Italian Carved and Gilt Wood Mirror having openwork foliate decoration. Minor distress to the
Plate. Circa 1860
Mirror: 18 ½” x 14 ½”
Frame: 28” x23”
Exceptional Sheraton Tea Chest in satinwood banded in rosewood and with ebony and boxwood stringing: having a rectangular hinged lid with silverplated pull opening to an interior with two fitted tea caddies with oval lids and similar inlaid decoration. English, circa 1790.
8" x 6" x 6" tall