Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Carved Wooden Top Hat
(Early 20th C., some scratches
12.25” x 10” x 6.75” tall
American Wrought Iron Dictionary or Music Stand, with three
scrolling legs supporting a twist turned pillar and an angled book rest.
Early 20th C.
Set of Four Hammered and Silvered Bronze Arts and Crafts Candlesticks, Early 20th Century, Unmarked. 13" high.
Model of a Royal Carriage, realistically detailed with an ebonized carved wood and gilt decorated coach with one working door. Resting on a working metal suspension undercarriage and wheels, one removable trunk.
Late 19th/Early 20 C
H 13 in. x W 41 in. over all, coach 28 in. x D 9 in.
Art Nouveau Vase by the Amphora Pottery, Turn Teplitz, Austria, decorated with moulded leaves with gilt stems, stamped base. Circa 1905-10, attributed to Paul Daschel.
American Arts & Crafts Brass Tea Caddy, octagonal with domed lid, hammered and engraved button decoration
and raised on ball-and-claw feet. Circa 1900.
Diameter (Top): 4.25”
Chinese porcelain tall jar with lid with prunus blossoms on branches against a blue background, a single pheasant on a branch.
early 20th Century.
Now drilled and wired as a lamp.
Height to top of jar lid: 12”
Height to top of lighting pole: 21”
Unusual Rookwood matt-glazes tazza, with impressed mark and date - 1906 (?).
Rare Large Pair of Antique Japanese Kutani Vases, of baluster form with white ground and typical coloration and with painted and gilt decoration of birds and blossoms. Meiji period (1868 - 1912). Marked on bases.
Pair of late Federal ring turned brass andirons with spurred cabriole legs and ball feet. American, circa 1830.
Fine Antique Chinese Famille Noire Vase of baluster form decorated with exotic birds and blossoms. Qing Dynasty, Circa 1870, now wired as a lamp.
Height to Rim: 13.5"
The Black Ground which gives Famille
Noire its Western name is "Modi susancai"
Alexandria, VA had a thriving salt-glazed stoneware industry throughout most of the 19th Century. Many pieces are marked with the makers name and "ALEXa" or "DC/ALEXa". Some common makers were John Swann, B.C. Milburne, H.C. Smith and E.J.Miller (a retailer). We are always interested in purchasing examples of Alexandria stoneware. If you have something you would like to sell, please send us a photo including the makers mark, size, condition and the price (we do not make offers).
Antique French Straw Work Souvenir Box, Circa 1900 (minor losses).
8" x 4.5" x 3.25 tall
Alexandria Virginia Stoneware Canning Jar by Potter B.C. Milburn, ca. 1847-1867: undecorated, quart size with a flared collar, stamped: "B.C. MILBURN"
Benedict C. Milburn came to Alexandria from St. Mary’s County to apprentice with a potter, as did his predecessor at Wilkes Street, John Swann. Milburn may have worked at Wilkes Street with Swann as early as 1822...
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 carved and
inlaid wood jewelry box;
rectangular with cut
corner, having a carved
and shaped lid with an
oval beveled mirror
Rare Ashworth Porcelain Trivit, square, with Imari style decoration, squashed bun feet and an impressed mark dating to 1862-80. Made by G.L. Ashworth and Bro., Hanley, England
Antique George II Style Footstool in mahogany, having a slip seat, carved apron, Chippendale cabriole legs with carved shells on the knees and with nicely defined ball and claw feet. Circa 1880. 26" x 19.75" x 20' tall