Fine 18th and 19th Century Furniture,
Paintings and Accessories
Lois Boyles & Richard Totoiu ~ StudioAntiques@comcast.net
Antique English tooled and gilt leather jewelry box with brass mounts having domed rectangular lid with egyptian motif decorated handle opening to a fitted felt lined interior with lift-out tray. Circa 1880.
18th Century English Porcelain Tea Bowl and Saucer, possibly Thomas Wolfe & Co., Liverpool. Circa 1780.
Saucer Diameter: 5.33"
Extremely Rare George III Tea Caddy in the shape of an urn-form knife box, in partridge wood with satnwood stringing, octagonal with pagoda shaped lid and acorn-form finial, urn-form body and turned socle with square plinth base having inlaid banding (lock replaced). Circa 1790. Provenance: The Terence J. Fox Collection of Tea Equipage, Formerly the Collection of Iroquois Brands, Ltd.. Height, 10.”
Antique bronze Paperweight in the form of a of a crushed fedora hat, Continental, late 19th century.
Antique Chinese "Souffle" glazed porcelain vase, late 18th/early 19th century, now wired as a lamp
Pair of Small Scale 18th C. English Classical brass candlesticks with simple a straight turned shaft on a square plinth. The beading around the base has been worn away with years of polishing. C. 1780
Most likely French, 19th century, snuff/pill box, However, it clearly dates to the late nineteenth century. The lug and ribbed banding on the metal hinge, as well as the loose hand-painted nature of the lid identify this box as a nineteenth century creation.
Very good condition. Some loss to interior enamel and on the underside.
Rare Chinese export carved wood tea caddy
in the form of an eggplant with leaf form
screw lid. Early 19th century.
Antique American carved wood and gesso gold leaf mirror with foliate and beadwork decoration. Circa 1860-70 (mirror plate replaced, minor wear to gilding)
Frame: 21" x 26.75"
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. Fou...
Rare Small Yellow Glazed Elephant-form Childs Bank, probably one of the Bennington potteries, American circa 1850.
(The potter had probably never seen an elephant since he gave it a long horse-like tail)
4" x 2.5" tall (minor chips consistent with age)
Exceptional English Domed Top Tea caddy in harewood with satinwood stringing and brass carrying handles and interior fitted with compartments for teas and sugar bowl. Circa 1800.
Width: 5. 75"
Good pair of antique brass
push-up candlesticks having vasiform shafts and circular,
ring turned bases. English,
Charming Antique French Marble and Ormoly Standish with a young bacchante reclining and reading a book. Circa 1860-70.
Dimensions: 8.25" x 7"
Antique Charles X Style Cut Crystal Box, oval with alternating rounded and facet cut decoration, and mounted with ormolu bands and escutcheon. Circa 1900, Probably French.
6.25" x 4.75" x 5" tall
Fine pair of American Federal ball topped andirons in brass with turned, vasiform shafts, spurred cabriole legs and slipper feet. (Iron log rests replaced).
Boston, circa 1800. (see Schiffer, The Brass Book, pp. 57-58 for similar examples)
Original Patent Model for a Warming Device by G.W. Smith, retaining the original Patent Tag dated August 31st, 1858 and including a Certificate of Authenticity.
Antique Chinese bottle form sang-de-boeuf vase, Guangxu-Xuantong Period (1875-1911), now mounted as a lamp.
Height: 13” to lip