Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
George II Concertina Action Mahogany Game Table. Circa 1730. Having a rectangular top opening to a tooled leather playing surface above a veneered frieze, supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet. Note the good proportions and extremely fine cartouche and leafage carving on the front knees.
Separate tables for playing cards became popular during the Queen Anne period and the form developed from gateleg and drop leaf tables...
Federal Mahogany Pembroke Table with secondary wood of poplar, having rectangular top with two shaped drop-leaves above a frieze drawer, flanked by reeded pilasters and raised on reeded, tapering legs ending in brass casters.
New York, circa 1810.
See illustration of similar table from Federal Furniture and Decorative Arts at Boscobel by Berry B. Tracy.
Exceptional George III Painted Satinwood Pembroke Table, in the manner of Robert Adam; having rectangular top and two drop leaves, with a central painted patterae of children with dogs and a border decorated with ribbon and foliage. Below is a single drawer and the whole is raised on straight, tapered legs with painted floral decoration. English, circa 1780.(slight warp to leaves
Length: 38.5” (open)
Length: 19” (closed)
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.
English Victorian Reading or Dictionary Stand: partially ebonized figured walnut and fruitwood, having a sloped bookrest supported by a ring and vasiform turned pillar and raised on four scrolling legs with ebonized turned finials and ending in porcelain castors. Circa 1880.
28" x 15" x 42' 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...
Fine George III Bow Front Bedside Table in mahogany, having a galleried top above a shaped, tambour door and a later drawer and raised on straight chamfered leg.
English, Circa 1780. (Repair cracks to side panels)
Depth : 17.75"
Rare Pair of Regency Upholstered Footstools, of square inverted trapezoidal form with a rosewood base and carved mahogany scroll form feet. Circa 1800. (losses to needlework covering)
6.5" x 16.5" x 6.5" tall
Antique American Mahogany Tilt-top Table, the single board round top supported on a pillar of tapering shaft, urn and rings; the legs with plain knees ending in simple pad feet; the lower edges of the pillar and knees attractively scalloped; the overall form typical of Massachusetts.
In the 18th Century, both here and in England, the centers of your public rooms were left empty when not in use (except for your "Turkey Rug")...
Fine 18th C. George III Mahogany Wing Chair, with arched crestrail, outscrolled arms and tapered legs with brass casters, joined by an “H” stretcher.
English, Circa 1780 (Unupholstered)
Rare set of English Regency bedsteps in mahogany with caned sides and back, having a turned gallery above three tooled leather treads, the first with tambour doors below, the second now with drawer below. Circa 1800-1815.
Height: 27” (top of top step)
Fine Victorian Needlepoint Tilt Top Table in walnut having a circular top with floral needlepoint under glass, a turned and tapered pillar with carved leafage decoration and openwork scrolled legs. American or English, circa 1860.
32"h x 22 1/4" diam.
Antique English Child's Chair in Mahogany. The chair raised on a separate saber leg stand; having a caned seat and back and adjustable footrest. When not used as a highchair, it could be used as a table and chair. Mid-19th C.(Restraining Bar Replaced)
Max. Width: 18"
Antique Regency four tier Etagere (or what-not) in mahogany, having a crenelated gallery and four flame form gilt finials, turned supports and feet, a medial drawer and a cabinet below . English, circa 1820.
69" h x 18 1/2" w x 14 3/4" d.
(feet and gallery replaced, repaired cracks to door)
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.
Rare American Papier Mache Music Stand by Charles Chinnock , British/American (active 1862-1884), having a shaped adjustable top with painted and mother of pearl inlaid scene of fishermen outside castle walls, a later removable bookrest and an adjustable height pillar and base with stencil and gilt decoration. Retaining a stamped metal patent plaque. Some wear to stencil decoratiion
Top; 16.25" x 13.25"
Table Height: 29"
Max. Height 48.5"
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...
English Regency Teapoy in beautifully figured mahogany having a rectangular sarcophagus shaped tea caddy with hinged lid opening to a fitted interior with three compartments: two mahogany lidded storage compartments flanking a Sheffield silver sugar container. The caddy raised on a tapered pedestal supported by four downswept and scrolled legs with ebonized stringing...