Shop Description: We are country Americana dealers who search for pre-1850 furnishings that are functional, well constructed and have great and sometimes unique form with wonderful paint and patina. With appreciation for all craftsmen of that period, we travel throughout the east coast to find American furniture, early lighting, treenware/woodenware, kitchen/hearth implements as well as other interesting accessories from that period. After years of collecting we opened our business in the year 2000 and continue to utilize the same criteria in making our purchases for the business as we do for ourselves. To see additional items or to see more photos and information of items in this shop click on our website link www.hlantiques.com
A good looking Christmas Fence that includes six 18 1/2" fence links, two 12 1/4" fence links, one 6 1/2" fence link, eight fence posts and one hinged (love the hinge) gate on post. One good repair on one fence link. The paint is great and the overall condition is excellent. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. (EOET)
THIS IS AN ATTRACTIVE EARLY RENDITION OF A GAME THAT WE CURRENTLY RECOGNIZE AS "BINGO". THIS GAME HAS 24 ANIMAL CARDS, 86 NUMBERED CUBES (ORIGINALLY THERE WERE 90 CUBES) AND A LARGE NUMBER OF SMALL DISCS. THERE WAS A NOTE IN THE BLUE CUBE BAG THAT 46,66,27,59 ARE MISSING AND THEREFORE ARE FREE! For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. (BATK)
A LARGE NUMBER OF PAINTED GEOMETRIC (CYLINDERS, CUBES, SPHERES, ETC.) BEADS IN THE ORIGINAL MILTON BRADLEY BOX. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE CATEGORY RECENT ADDITIONS.(BETE) DIMENSIONS OF BOX: 9" X 6 5/8" X 4 1/2"H
A COMPLETE SET OF 12 ALPHABETIC BUILDING BLOCKS WITH TWO LETTERS ON ONE SIDE OF EACH BLOCK (COMPLETES THE ALPHABET) AND LETTERS OR PICTURES ON THE OTHER SIDE. THE BLOCKS ARE IN THE ORIGINAL BOX WITH A SLIDE COVER. SOME WEAR ON BOX AND BLOCKS (SEE PHOTOS). FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE CATEGORY RECENT ADDITIONS. DIMENSIONS OF BOX: 7" X 4 5/8" X 1 5/8"
If you are looking for a very early bowl in untouched (never painted, stained etc.) condition, this is the bowl for you. It has the wonderful "attic" finish, great natural patina and smoothness that reflects extensive use. While there are two very tight age cracks in the bottom of bowl, the overall condition is remarkable. For additional photos ,visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category WOODENWARE/TREENWARE. (BTAK) Dimensions: 22 1/8"L x 12 5/8"W x 3 3/4"H
Mourning Art is art that is related to death. It evolved from European influences during the colonial era. Is there any connection between the red dress and the piece of red cloth in the water? For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2. (SETE) Dimensions: 17 1/2" x 23 1/2"
RARE 19th CENTURY COBALT-DECORATED STONEWARE GEMEL A pair of conjoined jugs with ovoid form and semi-rounded rim in outstanding condition. Note the cobalt brushwork where the jugs meet as well as on the neck, handle and shoulder. An outstanding and highly prized gemel (double jug) form appropriate for any collection. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2. (BHEET) Dimensions: 8 1/2"H
Salt glaze decorated stoneware crock with 3 floral decorations brushed cobalt blue. Note the incised lines on shoulder. Excellent condition with no cracks or chips. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2.(CETE) Height 10 1/2”
A beautifully turned and extensively used mortar and pestle. Note the outstanding form, the great blue paint with appropriate ware and the numerous rings of various sizes and shapes. These two pieces started together and have never been separated. Touch the two pieces and you can feel the smoothness from extensive use and observe the wonderful patina that comes from extensive use over a very long period of time. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH.(KOTK) Dimensions: 7 3/4"H
RARE & EARLY WOODEN BARBERS (BLEEDERS) POLE This is a rare and early wooden Barbers (Bleeders) pole. Note the traditional red and white stripes which dates back to the time when the barber was the local surgeon due to the fact that he had the sharp instruments. The red represents the blood and the white represents the bandages and the pole advertised that the proprietor was a barber and a surgeon! The sign can be hung on a wall using the wrought iron hand forged bracket. The paint is all original and maintains much of its original color. This unusual and rare barber’s pole is in excellent condition. For additional photos, v is it our website hlantiques.com and explore category CAUGHT OUR EYE.(KETE)Dimensions: 40”L, 5 1/4”W (At widest point)
In his book FIRE & LIGHT, John Caspall illustrates this table candleholder on page 149 and writes "IRON RING BASES ARE FIRMLY ESTABLISHED IRISH CHARACTERISTIC ... THE TWISTS ON THE SIDE SUPPORTS ARE MORE COMMONLY A SEVENTEENTH CENTURY FEATURE... THE LONG TAPERED SOCKET IS INDICATIVE OF A SEVENTEENTH CENTURY TYPE" For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore our EARLY LIGHTING category. (LKTE) Dimension: 7 1/4"H
A well made large ca:1840 dovetailed candle box in the original blue with a raised panel sliding top and the original working lock with key. Note that the base is one board rounded at the edges and the four dovetailed sides are square nailed onto the one board base. While there is some ware, the overall condition is very good. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE CATEGORY BOXES-WALL/CANDLE/PANTRY/TABLE. (CRDK) Dimensions: 20 1/2”L x 9 3/4”W x 6”H
An unusual 1860-1880 decorative and graceful foot scraper in outstanding condition. Note the well designed support on each side which permits the user to hold on while scraping his/her boots. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category CAUGHT OUR EYE.(BOTK) Height: 22 1/2”
An unusual pie shape form of a sheet iron betty lamp. It is extremely well made with the brass wick holder which screws into the brass fitting that is attached to the base.Note the finger holder which permits movement of the lamp.We purchased this lamp from a collector who thought it may have been part of circular group of lamps which were used in an inn and the quests would take one of the lamps as they made their way to their room. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category EARLY LIGHTING. (TDY)
A 19th century painted one board game board with a square nailed attached frame. The bittersweet and black paint combination is outstanding and extremely well done. Note the sharpness of the black squares embedded in the bittersweet. Note also the patina on the back which is consistent with a board this age. An impressive board in superb condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 1.(ACE) Dimensions: 14 1/2" x 14 1/4"
Elbow jointed extension holders often mounted were mounted to work benches, chairs, walls, posts, mantles and gave the owner maximum flexibility in using the light from a single candle. As a result, the design of such lights was varied. While some used clamps to attach the light, this design used a mantle, pole, wall etc. This design permit height, rotation and extension adjustments. A great example of human creativity. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category EARLY LIGHTING.(BEEDET) Dimensions: 36 1/2" Height of Rod, Candle Extends to 16"
This is an interesting pair of cast iron female form andirons with a floral design on the body and a shawl or hooded cape over the head. All original and in excellent condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiqure.com and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH. Dimensions: 11 1/4"H, 12"D, 1 1/4" Square Legs.(BLTK)
A PENOBSCAT ("PEOPLE 0F THE DAWN") INDIAN BASKET FROM THE PENOBSCOT RIVER VALLEY IN MAINE. THE BASKET IS IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTS ,VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2. (AETE) DIMENSIONS:
A PENOBSCOT INDIAN BASKET WITH HANDLES FROM THE PENOBSCOT RIVER VALLEY IN MAINE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. (BKDE) DIMENSIONS: 9" DIAMETER, 3 7/8" HIGH FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com AND EXPLORE CATEGORY FOLK ART 2.
The "Lion and Two Monkeys" mechanical bank was manufactured Kyser & Rex, Philadelphia, Pa. It was based on a patent issued to Louis Kyser and Alfred C. Rexon July 17,1883. It should be noted that the monkeys arms are brass. The bank is all original (including the glass eyes) and in working condition. Note the great paint. For additional photos and other banks visit our website hlantiques.com and explore FOLK ART1 (BOKE)
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