Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
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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
Rare English 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...
Most likely French, 19th century. The image of an Englishman hunting with a hound was a common image on enamel boxes, especially snuff boxes in the eighteenth century. However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the completely hand painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth-century creation.
Damage to hinge. Lid does not close entirely. Loss to underside enamel.
English, Bilston, 18th century, patch box. These memento boxes were popular at the end of the eighteenth century and frequently given as tokens of friendship and love. They were also purchased as souvenirs while traveling. They frequently started with the phrase “A trifle from...” as seen on this box. Usually oval in shape, but also circular and rectangular, their decoration reflected the popular styles of the day. However, this box is particularly unusual in its mention of Blockley...
Antique Tunbridge Ware Trinket Box in Rosewood having a hinged lid inlaid with a floral spray taken from Berlin woolwork patterns, framed by bandings of tessellated mosaic marquetry.
6.5" x 4" x 2" tall
Best Quality Black Forest Dog-form Humidor and Pipe Rack; carved wood dog with glass eyes standing on his hind legs and holding a tray for pipes. His head is hinged and opens to a tobacco well. Swiss or German circa 1870.
7" x 5.5" x 13.5" tall
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
Extremely Rare Chippendale Wine Table in mahogany having an octagonal top with low gallery above a vasiform carved and turned pillar and supported by three downswept legs. English, circa 1750
Many of the tables of this form described as "wine tables" are taller and are actually candlestands...
Antique English Umbrella or Cane Stand made from an oval brass bound barrel with oak staves. Now fitted with a divided top and interior tin drip tray. 18th/19th Century.
16" x 13" x 24.5" tall
Antique English small barrel in lignum vitae with ivory stopper and later brass spout. Early-mid 19th century.
Large antique English brass candlestick with ring turned shaft and rectangular rounded corner base. Circa 1860, now wired as a lamp.
Height: 22” (to shade)
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.
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"
Rare George II Writing Stand in mahogany, having a rectangular adjustable top with strut supports and a removable book rest, a fitted side drawer with two glass inkwells, two swing out candle-slides, and an adjustable height cannon-form standard supported by cabriole legs ending in pad feet and brass castors.
English, Circa 1740.
Height when closed: 36-3/4 in (93.3 cm); Width: 22 in (55.9 cm); Depth: 17 in (43.2 cm)
(ink stains on top)
Fine English Regency tea chest of sarcophagus form in rosewood, banded and inlaid with brass; the rectangular, canted lid opens to a fitted interior with two lidded tea caddies ad a later sugar bowl. Circa 1810-15.
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
Ware pitcher in the form
of a seated dog. American, circa 1860-80.
Eveleth/ Summerford Estate,
See: Collectors Guide to Yellow Ware, Book III by Lisa McAllister, page 103 for another example of this pitcher.
Exceptional Sheraton Tea Chest in satinwood banded in rosewood and with ebony and boxwood stringing: having a rectangular hinged lid with silverplated pull opening to an interior with two fitted tea caddies with oval lids and similar inlaid decoration. English, circa 1790.
8" x 6" x 6" tall