Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Rare Pair of Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks, each having a single candlecup above a bronze urn with entwined snake-form handles, leafage decoration and mounted on a polished slate base. Circa 1860 (previously wired).
Height : 10.25”
We always have a good selection of 19th (and sometimes 18th) Century Brass Candlesticks in both pairs and singles. Many of the 19th C. examples have their original "push-up" mechanisms intact. Singles are usually $95-$145. and pairs usually $225-$385. The photographs show just some examples. To see what we have in stock, go back and type 'candlesticks' into the search box in the upper right. We have many more than are shown on the website.
Antique American Federal Octagonal Tea Caddy, in mahogany the hinged top with satinwood stringing and banding opens to an interior well with a “floating” lid.
See #10802 for another caddy by the same unknown maker
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
FinePair of Italian Grand Tour Bronze Candlesticks with nicely detailed foliate decoration and with good patina and fine castings. Having a removable ormolu drip pan above a bronze candle cup and supported by a turned and foliate decorated column with a tripartite scrolling ormolu base and mounted on a tripartite bronze plinth. These would have been brought home as a souvenir by someone who had made the Grand Tour. Italy, circa 1870.
Antique Tole Faux Grained Tea Bin, cylindrical with a flat lid, sloped shoulder and faux brass banding. Front inscribed "TEA". Probably American, 19th Century
Antique American Gilded Wood and Gesso Mirror. The thick turned columns of the frame with applied gesso decoration, were popular in the late Empire period, 1830-1850. Probably Philadelphia. There is a similar labeled example in The Henry Francis Dupont Winterthur Museum.
Plate: 23 ½” x 13 ½”
Frame:31 ¾” x 21 ¾”
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
Wonderful iron and brass bound walnut bucket with ribbed body and applied carrying handles. Continental, 18th/19th century.
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.
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 Pair of French Brass Urns with two handles, raised relief of floral
sprays on the sides, and with rouge marble bases.
Late 19th century.
Diameter of Marble base: 5”
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.
Fine Antique Japanese Black Lacquer Tea Caddy, rectangular with rounded corners with polychrome and gilt decoration of figures engaged in various tasks. Circa 1870.
6.75" x 5" x 4" tall
Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box in rosewood having sides decorated in a band of Berlin woolwork floral pattern with a veneered lid and raised on bun feet.
5.5" x 3.5" x 2.25" tall
Set of Four Hammered and Silvered Bronze Arts and Crafts Candlesticks, Early 20th Century, Unmarked. 13" high.
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.
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.