Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Fine George II Tilt-top Tea Table in mahogany having a single board top with a "birdcage" support above a "cannon" turned shaft and supported by three cabriole legs ending in pad feet. English, circa 1750.
The serving of tea in the 18th Century was an important social ritual for those wealthy enough to be able to afford the tea. Specialized furniture and boxes (tea caddies) evolved around the "tea ceremony"
Fine English Hepplewhite
domed top cellerette in
mahogany with satinwood
stringing, having tapered
legs ending in brass castors.
Circa 1790 (interior dividers
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
Small scale Sheraton
three tier dumbwaiter
in mahogany, having
circular shelves with drop
leaves, vasiform pillars
and downswept legs
ending in brass casters.
English, circa 1790.
Diameter, lowest shelf : 24.5”
Rare George III Wine Stand in mahogany having a circular top with molded lip on a shaped pedestal with tripod legs on slipper feet. English, circa 1760.
*Most tables of this form described as "wine tables" are actually candlestands...
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
Exceptional George III Mahogany Chest on Chest, having a concave cornice with greek-key design above a series of graduated drawers with beautifully matched veneer, flanked by canted corners with geometric interlocking oval blind fretwork and raised on
straight bracket feet. English, Circa 1760
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.
Good Chippendale Sidechair in mahogany with finely carved back with Gothic arches, a slip seat and straight champfered legs joined by an 'H' stretcher. English, circa 1760.
Seat Width: 21.5"
Back Height: 36.5"
Antique English Display Case, in carved walnut with glass sides, front and shelves , a large hinged back door and supported by carved legs ending in porcelain casters and joined by a turned stretcher. Circa 1840
Depth of Base 22.25"
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)
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")...
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.
Classic Antique English Child's Windsor Armchair in various woods with a hooped back, shaped seat and turned legs joined by an 'H' stretcher. Circa 1870.
Seat height: 12"
Back height : 28.75"
Exceptional Arts and Crafts Armchair in Oak, having a pierced, pointed crestrail, star pierced splat and bottom rail, notched, octagonal supports and legs, upholstered seat and tennon and pin construction. American or English, Circa 1880. (minor repairs).
22" x 22.5" x 41" 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.
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...
American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
Impressive large-scale Black Forest carved armchair in walnut with all over carved decoration of bark, branches, leaves and berries. Swiss. Circa 1870-1880. Provenance: Anniee McCarthy, Newport, RI and NYC (label). Minor loss to tips of leaves on crestrail, caned seat was once over upholstered.