H&L Antiques

Helen & Larry Bryan | Princeton, NJ | (732) 690-5783 | hlantiques@icloud.com

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


BRASS CANDLESTICKS -ENGLISH ca;1780-1820

This pair of push-up candlesticks is pictured in George C. Neumann's book, ANTIQUE COUNTRY FURNISHINGS, on page 69 with the following comment. "The new neoclassical styling is evident in these popular ringed columns and sloping square bases. The candlesticks have the original disc push-up and are in good condition with a few minor dents. Additional photos and other candlesticks are on our website hlantiques.com in category PEWTER, BRASS, COPPER. 5 3/4"H" (BTBH)

Price: $195

2019-Feb-19 09:43am EST | Tags :

LION AND TWO MONKEYS MECHANICAL BANK

The "Lion and Two Monkeys" mechanical bank was manufactured by 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 of this bank and others visit our website hlantiques.com go to the category FOLK ART 1. (BOKE)

Price: $2250

2019-Feb-17 12:22pm EST | Tags :

UTENSIL/GAME RACK- PAINTED RED-19th CENTU

This is a nicely designed 19th century game rack with original red paint that could also be used for utensils, displaying early lighting implements etc. The cutouts are extensive and well done.  While there is a little loss on one of the hangers the overall condition is excellent and complete. (BLDK) Dimensions:341/2"L x 10"H

Price: $250

2019-Feb-16 04:15pm EST | Tags :

PAINTED CORNER CANDLE SHELF - EARLY 19th CENTU

PAINTED CORNER CANDLE SHELF WITH TWO DIAMOND SHAPED FREE BLOWN MIRROR PLATES. EARLY 19th CENTURY. ALL ORIGINAL, UNIQUE AND RARE FIND. WITH TIN HOGSCRAPER CANDLESTICK. OUTSTANDING CONDITION. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND VISIT CATEGORY EARLY LIGHTING. DIMENSIONS: CANDLE SHELF 15 1/4”H, CANDLESTICK 4 1/8”H (BATKE)

Price: $1975

2019-Feb-15 08:47pm EST | Tags :

SMALL HANGING CUPBOARD RAISED RIBBED PANEL DOOR

A well made good looking early 19th century cupboard that can hang on a wall or sit on a counter. Note the full mortised and pegged door with the raised  ribbed panel, original key, lock and escutcheon. The door hinges are designed to enable the door to be removed easily which permits the cupboard to be used open or closed. The dovetailed case with three interior shelves, square nails, hand made staples has moulding at the top and bottom which provides an appealing finishing touch. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category AMERICAN FURNITURE.  (KTKE) Dimensions: 24 1/2"W x 10 3/4"D x 26 1/2"H

Price: $850

2019-Feb-14 03:40pm EST | Tags :

19th CENTURY PAINTED TABLE/WALL BOX

A good looking 19th century table /wall box. The box features  wonderful original paint, carved and painted tulips on the front panel, a nicely shaped lid and back panel and the back panel has a carved flower with carved leaves. Construction is butt end with old iron nails The box may be hung on a wall or sits nicely on a table. While there is minor loss on the lid where it is pinned, the overall condition is very good. Additional photos (including where it is pinned) are available on our website hlantiques.com in category BOXES-WALL, CANDLE, PANTRY, TABLE. (KTBK) Dimensions: 101/4"L x 53/4"W x 61/2" H

Price: $595

2019-Feb-13 05:06pm EST | Tags :

CRICKET STOOL WITH NEEDLE POINT ca:1900

A beautiful, well made cricket stool with an exquisite needle point. Note the splendid turnings of the splayed legs as well as the subtle turnings of the stretchers. Note also the outstanding condition of the needle point and the cricket stool itself. (BTKE)

Price: $300

2019-Feb-10 05:19pm EST | Tags :

FOUR DRAWER CABINET MADE FROM EARLY CIGAR BOXES

AN APPEALING, FUNCTIONAL FOUR DRAWER CABINET MADE FROM EARLY CIGAR BOXES. FOR EXAMPLE, THE LABEL AT THE TOP OF THE CABINET-AUSTIN NICHOLS & CO'S WHIP HANDLE WAS WRITTEN ABOUT IN 1889 IN A TOBACCO JOURNAL DESCRIBING THE SUCCESS OF THIS BROOKLYN, NY COMPANY AND SPECIFICALLY MENTIONS THE WHIP HANDLE BRAND. THE CABINET IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH SQUARE NAIL CONSTRUCTION, NO REPAIRS,  BREAKS, ETC. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ARE ON OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com IN CATEGORY RECENT ADDITIONS. DIMENSIONS: 15"H X 7 1/2"W X 15"D

Price: $350

2019-Feb-10 12:20pm EST | Tags :

VINTAGE MASON'S PATENT STONEWARE PITCHER

A BEAUTIFUL MASON 5" PITCHER (PAYNSLEY PATTERN) IN EXCELLENT CONDITION MEASURES 5" HIGH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH NO CHIPS OR CRACKS. ADDITIONAL PHOTOS (INCLUDING MASON MARK) ARE ON OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com IN CATEGORY RECENT ADDITIONS

Price: $145

2019-Feb-10 10:28am EST | Tags :

GEORGE WASHINGTON FRAMED POST CARDS

The frame is double sided so that the viewer can see both sides. One post card is dated 1909 and another is dated 1910. The frame and post cards are in excellent condition. Dimensions: 12 5/8" x 7 3/4" x 1 1/4"

Price: $95

2019-Feb-09 05:33pm EST | Tags :

BLUE PAINTED CANDLE BOX ca:1840

A well made large ca:1840 dovetailed candle box in the original blue paint 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

Price: $735

2019-Feb-08 04:08pm EST | Tags :

TABLE TOP DESK-EARLY 19th CENTURY

A wonderful all original grain painted table desk. The screws appear to be hand made and it also has some small square nails. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore AMERICAN FURNITURE. (AKET). Dimensions: 213/8"W x 20"D x 5"H (front) and 8"H (back)

Price: $525

2019-Feb-07 10:29am EST | Tags :

WALL BOX -TOMBSTONE BACK - 19th CENTURY

A good looking nicely designed 19th century hanging wall box with an attractive patina. Note the well used irregular hanging hole and the T-nail construction. Exceptional condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category BOXES-WALL,CANDLE,PANTRY,TABLE.(JSK) Dimensions: 20"H x 7 5/8"W x 4 7/8"D

Price: $325

2019-Feb-07 09:46am EST | Tags :

TRIPOD WI TABLE RUSH/CANDLE HOLDER - ca:1720

What is so nice about this rushlight and candleholder is the high arch of the legs and the scroll of the feet. This was a well used close seam cone candleholder as you can see by the irregular worn edge of the candleholder. The craftsmanship is excellent with the true right angles and the fit of the pincers. Excellent condition.  (AKTK) For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category EARLY LIGHTING

Price: $560

2019-Feb-05 01:13pm EST | Tags :

ROTARY GRIDIRONS 1740-1800

The rotating gridiron was used to lay meat or fish on for broiling, or to use as a trivet. The gridiron was also used for light cooking and warming. Note the shouldered handle here because the gridiron's low height. Also note, the heart finial with a hole for hanging. Excellent condition. For additional photos visitor website hlantiques.com and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH(MBED) Dimensions: 24"L x 31/2"H x 12"-121/2"Rotary

Price: $325

2019-Feb-05 12:30pm EST | Tags :

THREE AMERICAN SIGNED HAND LAMPS 1830-1847

LEFT:Pewter Hand Lamp Signed James H. Putman 1830-1835 Malden, Massachusetts- Whale Oil Burner- Condition: Excellent. Overall Height 4"  List Price: $495 (ATRA) CENTER: Pewter Saucer Based Hand Lamp- Whale Oil Burner Signed James  H. Putman- Malden, Massachusetts 1830-1835 Condition: Outstanding-Overall Height:51/2"-   List Price: $495 (ATRA) RIGHT: SCARCE PEWTER HAND LAMP- SIgned Capen & Molineaux- New York City 1848-1854 and Dorchester, Mass 1844-47- Condition: Excellent- Height: 21/2"  - List Price: $495 (PARK) For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category PEWTER, BRASS, COPPER

Price: 495 EACH

2019-Jan-21 05:21pm EST | Tags :

1850-60 DECORATED STONEWARE CROCK - MARKED R.C.R.

Salt glaze floral brushed cobalt blue decorated crock, marked R.C.R., mark of Richard Clinton Remmey, Philadelphia, Pa. 1850-1860. Note the incised line on shoulder and two incised lines on body. Nice overall condition with small chip on base. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2.(LRTK) Height: 8 1/2”

Price: $450

2019-Jan-20 11:21pm EST | Tags :

EARLY SMALL PAINTED WOODEN BOWL

EARLY SMALL PAINTED WOODEN BOWL WITH TWO RED STRIPS AND ONE BLACK STRIP. YOU CAN BY THE WARE ON THE SIDES OF THE BOWL AND THE SHRINKAGE THAT IT HAS SIGNIFICANT AND IT WAS WELL USED. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE TREENWARE/WOODENWARE (LOK) DIMENSIONS: 9" X  7 3/4" DIA., 2 1/2"H

Price: $435

2019-Jan-19 11:33pm EST | Tags :

SIGNED WEDDING BAND HOGSCRAPER - CANDLESTICK

SIGNED WEDDING BAND HOGSCRAPER. PUSHUP CANDLESTICK. EARLY 19th CENTURY.BRASS TRIPLE RING BRASS BAND AND CHAIR HOOK. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com AND EXPLORE CATEGORY EARLY LIGHTING. (LATE)

Price: $365

2019-Jan-16 02:13pm EST | Tags :

19th CENTURY PAINT DECORATED YELLOW WOODEN FIRKIN

19th CENTURY PAINT DECORATED YELLOW WOOD FIRKIN WITH ORIGINAL BAIL HANDLE. HAND PAINTED LEAF AND FRUIT DESIGN ON THE ORIGINAL LID AND AROUND BASE. THE STAVES AND BANDS ARE TIGHT AND SECURE. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE CATEGORY CAUGHT OUR EYE. DIMENSIONS: 6 1/8" DIA. TOP, 6 3/4" DIA. BASE, 6 3/4"H

Price: $175

2019-Jan-12 02:00pm EST | Tags :


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