Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
18th Century Iron Money Box with a clever mechanism that uses gravity to block the slot if the box is inverted. Probably European.
7.25” x 5" x 4.5" tall
Rare Chinese Export Roll Top Lap Desk, Asian Hardwoods with ebony and brass mounts having single lower drawer that when opened reveals a fitted interior, sloped writing surface and "pop-up" storage compartment with tambour doors. Circa 1830.
Length 19", Depth 15"
*See Crossman, The ChinaTrade, color plate 96 (page 248) for another example.
Pair of antique painted porcelain plaques of flowers, probably European, late 19th century, with gilt frames.
Plaque: 8 x 6”
Frame: 10 x 8.25”
Antique Handmade American Ship Model in a wood and glass case.
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
Antique Sheraton Tea Caddy in mahogany, the rectangular top opens to two compartments, with inlaid fan patterae on front and lid and herringbone stringing. English, circa 1780.
Provenance: The Cockrell Collection, Arlington Virginia
7.5" x 4.25" x 4.80" tall
Antique English Desktop Cabinet, having a central panel door, inlaid with an oval patera and striped stringing, and flanked by six small drawers. Predominantly 18th Century.
Fine Pair of Antique Gothic Inspired Brass Urns Having an openwork gallery and handles, a cast brass hexagonal pillar and an octagonal foot mounted on an ebonized wood base. French, circa 1850-60.
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”
Exceptional Regency bombé tea caddy in “tiger” tortoiseshell, having a pagoda shaped top opening to an interior with two lidded compartments. Circa 1800-20. (One back foot replaced.)
Dimensions: 7.5” x 4.75” x 6”
Large Georgian Tea Chest in nicely figured mahogany; rectangular with quarter column corners, having a stepped lid surmounted by a brass carrying handle and opening to a fitted interior retainiing two tin tea caddies and a sugar box and the whole raised on ogee bracket feet. English, Circa1780.
11.75" x 7.5" x 6.5" tall
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 English Plant Stand in mahogany, the circular top with molded lip on a reeded pedestal base with shaped tripod legs on slipper feet. Circa 1880.
h: 29.5 x dia: 11.75 in.
Antique English Tunbridge Tea Caddy, with the lid inlaid with the "Tumbling Blocks" pattern. It is unusual to have the tumbling blocks in a variety of exotic wood samples. Made in Tunbridge Wells, circa 1860.
5.25" x 4.25"x 4.25
Antique English Pearlware Tea Caddy with blue and white chinoiserie decoration. Circa 1780-1800.
Antique Chinese Export Rouge Lacquer Tea Caddy with faux painted brass banding; rectangular with brass carrying handles and gilt decoration, the hinged lid opening to a large pewter removable box with hinged lid and engraved decoration of figures in a landscape. Circa 1870. (rubbing to painted banding)
11.5" x 7.75" x 5.5" tall
Fine pair of antique Continental brass jardinieres, urn form, with repousse swag decoration, supported by plinth bases with repoussé grape leaf panels. Circa 1860-1880.
Maximum Diameter: 8.5”
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.