Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Fine Federal Pembroke Table in mahogany inlaid with ebony and satinwood stringing having two shaped drop leaves and a single drawer. and raised on string inlaid tapered legs.
Massachusetts, Circa 1805 (minor patches to top and inlay; brasses replaced.)
Height: 28 in (71.1 cm);
Width: 21-1/4 in (54 cm);
Width when open: 41-1/2 in (105.4 cm);
Depth: 30-1/2 in (77.5 cm)
Rare antique British folding
campaign desk in mahogany
having hinged leather lined
writing surface that folds for
Length (open): 24”
See British Campaign Furniture, Elegance Under Canvas,1740-1914 by Nicholas Brawer for similar examples.
Exceptional Antique Eglomise Lacemakers Box on later Stand; rectangular with lid and sides with gilt decoration against a white ground and the lid with a painted scene of a thatched farmhouse, opening
to fitted interior with removable tray and lacemakers spindle/roller. 19th Century (minor paint losses)
Box: 13.25" x 11" x 4.5"
With stand: 30.25" tall
Unusual Victorian Black Lacquer Drinks Table, having a reticulated papier mache top (now enclosed) with a polychromed scene of a fantastic landscape on a gilt decorated tripod stand with a turned pillar, scrolled legs and a plinth base supported by ball feet. English, circa 1860-70.
h:24 w:18 in.
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")...
Set of antique English 3-tiered bedsteps in mahogany, the top two steps hinged, and opening to storage wells and the whole supported by turned legs. Circa 1800-1840.
Fine antique Regency turned leg pembroke table in mahogany, having a rectangular top with reeded edge and two drop leaves, above a single drawer with ebony stringing. Circa 1800.
Width Closed: 20"
Width Open: 39"
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
Antique English Regency Tole Tray, black with silver and gold Chinoiserie decoration of birds and blossoms. Now mounted
on an ebonized wood stand. Provenance: The Estate of Ruthann Coggins Bardes, Greenwich, CT.
Tray: 14.25” x 10.5” x 19.5"
A Fine Antique English "Brace-back" Windsor Armchair of typical form, in yew and elm.
Height to seat: 15”
Height to Back: 33”
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 American Federal
candlestand in maple,
having a rectangular cut-
corner top above a
vasiform pillar and raised
on three downswept
tapered legs. Circa 1790.
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.
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...
Small George III Writing Table in mahogany with a rectangular, hinged ratcheting top, two candle slides and a removable book rest on a turned, adjustable height pedestal base with tripod legs and slipper feet ending in brass castors. English, circa 1760
h:29 w:22 d:18.75 in.
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...
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 English “Whittle Wood” Box in various exotic woods, the top and front banded with geometric inlays of multi-colored woods. Circa 1870. (Formerly a lap desk, now mounted on a stand.)