Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Rare True Pair of 18th Century English Tea Caddies in harewood, of oval form with satinwood and ebony stringings and bandings. The hinged lids with a finely enlaid paterae of flowers in an urn and opening to a interior with "floating lids".
Provenance: From the Estate of Edward Bridgeforth, Winchester,VA
Most single compartment tea caddies were originally one of a pair; one for green tea and one for black tea...
Exceptional Napoleon III Tea Chest, ebonized with extensive ormolu mounts; rectangular with cut corners, having a stepped hinged lid with a small compartment surmounted by a figure of a boy holding a tray and opening to a fitted interior with a well, two gilt crystal caddies and a sugarbowl. French, probably TAHAN, late 19th Century.
13" x10" x 13" tall
**Please Note: This item is not currently on view in our gallery...
Exceptional bombé tea caddy in “tiger” tortoiseshell, having a pagoda shaped top opening to an interior with two lidded compartments. Circa 1800-20. ProbablyDutch.
(One back foot replaced.)
Dimensions: 7.5” x 4.75” x 6”
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.
Rare English Regency Tea Chest in rosewood, of sarcophagus form with a paneled lid opening to a fitted interior retaining a pair of Anglo-Irish cut glass tea caddies and sugar bowl and original felt lining under the lid, circa 1830.
Cut crystal containers were very expensive at this time, almost as expensive as silver. It is very unusual for tea chests to retain their original crystal fittings.
13" x 6.75" x 8" tall
Antique English Bagatelle Box in Mahogany with original wooden insert and later ball and cues, now mounted on a metal stand.
Bagatelle was a billiards-derived indoor table game, the object of which was to get a number of balls past wooden pins into holes that are guarded by wooden pegs; penalties were incurred if the pegs are knocked over.
36" x 17.75" x 18.5" tall (closed)
Rare 18th century fruit wood
tea caddy in the form of a large apple, having a circular
hinged lid with carved “stem”
opening to a tin-lined interior;
lock and escutcheon are
original, hinge is replaced
(repair to lid). Probably
Continental, circa 1760-80.
Rare 18th century fruit wood apple shaped tea caddy, having a circular hinged lid with carved bone “stem”, opening to a tin-lined interior. Probably Continental, Circa 1760-80.
Fine Filigree Work Tea Caddy, Hexagonal, with kingwood banding and with all panels and lid decorated with rolled paper floral designs with traces of color and gilding: the front panel incorporates a central print of a boy playing a flute...
Tea Chest in the Form of a Sideboard, in mahogany and deal, having a rectangular hinged top with shaped and carved backsplash, opening to a felt lined interior with two compartments for teaspoons and a moulded crystal sugarbowl...
Exceptional Chinese Export Black Lacquer Jewelry Chest with raised and gilt Chinoiserie decoration: having a hinged top upper compartment above two doors revealing an arrangement of small drawers and below a larger shallow drawer. 19th century.
14.75" x 8.5" x17.5"high.
Exceptional antique English Regency Collectors Cabinet in nicely figured mahogany; rectangular with two paneled doors opening to twelve graduated small drawers and the whole with shaped skirts and ebonized ball feet. Circa 1815
13.5" x 7.75" x 15.25" tall
Rare George III Ambry in mahogany having an hinged arched top opening to a well and a paneled cabinet door flanked py pilasters, and the whole raised on ball feet. In Christian churches, items kept in an ambry include chalices and other vessels, as well as items for the reserved sacrament, the consecrated elements from the Eucharist.
English, circa 1760.
18" x 14" x 28" tall
Rare Red Lacquer Tea Chest of bombe shape with cut corners having a hinged steppedlid opening to two engraved pewter caddies,t he whole with gilt decoration and raised on dragon form feet.
9.5" x 7"x 5.5" tall
Very Rare Set of Paint Decorated Glass Tea Caddies and a Sugarbowl, rectangular with sloped shoulders, the sugarbowl surmounted by a flower form glass urn. It is our belief that this was for a small sugarloaf from which chunks would have been cut (with sugar nips) and added to the sugarbowl.
Minor Losses to Decoration
Caddies : 6.25"tall x 2.25"deep
Sugar: 10" tall x 2.5" deep
Unusual Late Victorian Tea Chest in the form of a Sideboard, in mahogany with cross-hatched inlaid panels and carved bandings and skirt, the shaped top opening to two lidded tea caddies and a sugarbowl.
English, circa 1870.
22" x 8" x 6.5" tall
English Polychrome Painted Navette Form Tea Caddy decorated with gilt powdered ground and vingnettes of frollicking putti
Late 18th Century
Provenance: From the Estate of Mario Buatta
English Polychrome Painted Navette Form Tea Caddy, foil decorated and and having a hinged lid opening to a well with a 'floating lid'. Late 18th Century.
6.5" x 3.5" x 4.75"tall
Provenance: From the Estate of Mario Buatta