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


TOLEWARE DOCUMENT BOX 19th CENTURY

A painted 19th century toleware document box. This box retains its handle and working clasp. Note the paint on all three sides as well as the top. Note also some loss of paint due to extensive use. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and search category BOXES:WALL, CANDLE, PANTRY, TABLE. (CARL)  Dimensions: 91/4" L x 51/8"W x 7"H

Price: $175

2020-Nov-30 02:22pm EST | Tags :

ca:1840 PAINTED SHELF

A very early 19th century red painted shelf with square nails and rabbeted corner joint. Note the attractive shaped sides. Additional photos are on our website hlantiques.com under category RECENT ADDITIONS. (LODK) Demensions: 30 7/8"L x 6 5/8"D x 11"H

Price: $425

2020-Nov-27 08:55am EST | Tags :

1780-1810 SQUARE LANTERN WITH CARRYING RING

LOVE THE SIZE. A well made  lantern with three gabled roof vents, carrying ring, tabbed candle holder, attractive roof vent, protective bars for the windows and extended  corner posts to form legs While it was painted many years ago, the lantern condition is outstanding. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques@icloud.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS or EARLY LIGHTING. (BTSK) Dimensions: Base 4 3/4" Square, Height 13 3/4"

Price: $380

2020-Nov-13 07:46pm EST | Tags :

GRENADIER (HESSIAN) ANDIRONS - EARLY 20th CENTURY

PAIR OF CAST IRON HESSIAN SOLDIER ANDIRONS. NOTE HOW LOG SUPPORTS ARE ATTACHED TO HESSIANS (PHOTO ON WEBSITE). WELL MADE AND IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION DIMENSIONS: 20 1/2"H, 15 1/2" LOG SUPPORTS, 18" OVERALL LENGTH FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTO VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com AND EXPLORE CATEGORY KITCHEN/HEARTH (LTKE)

Price: $375

2020-Nov-13 11:47am EST | Tags :

CRICKET STOOL WITH NEDDLE POINT ca: 1920

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: $225

2020-Nov-11 04:25pm EST | Tags :

EARLY ANTLER HANDLE FOOD CHOPPER

This food chopper was part of a collection which we purchased a number of years ago. This is the one we kept. However, we have now decided to sell it. It is so unique! The chopper measures 6"L and 5 3/4"H. Just a great piece.

Price: $60

2020-Nov-02 12:58pm EST | Tags :

SET OF 7 NESTED BASKETS

Seven nested baskets made from a common invasive, pervasive, destructive vine (Herbaceous Dicots Family) found in New Jersey among other states. This vine is all over our trees and bushes. You can"t break it with your hands and is strong enough to pull down young trees. However, it makes a great basket  and is almost indestructible.These 7 baskets are extremely  well made, in great condition and measure in size from 8" L, 4 1/2"W x 6 1/2"H (includes handle) to 10 1/2""L  8"W x 11"H (includes handle). For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2 or RECENT ADDITIONS.(EAR)

Price: $95

2020-Nov-01 11:50am EST | Tags :

 Early Carved Maple Sugar Mold

A good looking early maple sugar mold that features a dug out double heart design. As one would expect the hearts are similar but not exactly the same. The wood has the feel that can only come from extensive use. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS or TREENWARE/WOODENWARE (JAN) Dimensions: 143/4" L x 37/8"W x 2"H

Price: $95

2020-Nov-01 09:27am EST | Tags :

PENOBSCAT INDIAN BASKET FROM MAINE

A PENOBSCAT ("PEOPLE 0F THE DAWN") INDIAN BASKET FROM MAINE. THE BASKET IS IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE HLANTIQUES.COM AND EXPLORE CATEGORY FOLK ART 2. (AETE) DIMENSIONS:12 1/2"L x 10 1/8"W x 5"H  

Price: $425

2020-Oct-31 10:27am EDT | Tags :

EARLY PAIR IRON FEMALE FORM ANDIRONS

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. Note the thickness of the fire dogs which hold the wood. All original and in excellent condition. For additional photos, visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH. Lay-Away( plans are available.(BLTK) Dimensions: 11 1/4"H, 12"D, 1 1/4" Square Fire Dogs (Legs)  

Price: $175

2020-Oct-29 03:35pm EDT | Tags :

THEOREM ON VELVET- 19th CENTURY

FROM THE COLLECTION OF KENNETH (KEN) DOUGLAS OLSEN (1921-2010) COMMERCIAL ARTIST AND DESIGNER OF MADISON NEW JERSEY. ARTIST IN THE FOLK ART TRADITION. DISPLAYED AT MUSEUM OF EARLY TRADES AND CRAFTS IN MADISON,N.J. A ca:1900 theorem on velvet in a beautiful old paint decorated frame with very old glass. The theorem depicts a basket full of fruit including grapes, peaches cherries, plums etc. We took the back off in an effort to determine age, wash the glass and established how the theorem was attached (see photos). The theorem is in very good condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2. We offer lay- away plans(TKDKE) Dimensions: 20 3/4” x 18 3/4”; Viewed Area: 16” x 14”

Price: $850

2020-Oct-26 11:38am EDT | Tags :

GRAIN PAINTED CHEST ca:1815-1825

A beautifully painted chest that features dovetailed construction as well as original hinges and lock. The chest is early and in excellent condition (no cracks!!). (TCEDDE) Dimensions: 24"L x 11 3/4"'W x 9 3/4"H

Price: $625

2020-Oct-26 10:48am EDT | Tags :

1750-1850 ROYAL BLUE PAINTED BOWL #5

A VERY EARLY BEAUTIFUL ROYAL BLUE PAINTED BOWL IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION WITH NO CRACKS OR REPAIRS. THE FACT THAT THE DIAMETER IS 10 3/8" 11 1/8" IS A TESTIMONY TO ITS EARLY AGE. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com AND EXPLORE CATEGORY TREENWARE/WOODENWARE . WE OFFER LAY-AWAY PLANS.(AOTK)

Price: $595

2020-Oct-22 07:32pm EDT | Tags :

PAIR TIN SCONCES 1780-1810

A pair of tin sconces with a unique design, punched hole and a line embossed back folding into a crimped base. (ATKE) Dimension: 10 3/4”H

Price: $525

2020-Oct-22 07:13pm EDT | Tags :

ADJUSTABLE CANDLE STAND, CONICAL BASE - 19TH C

A sand ballasted early 19th century conical base which provides stability for this friction grip, vertical and horizontal adjustable candle stand. Note the fluted drip pan and the attached snuffer. The form of the candle holder is quite distinctive. (STKE) Dimensions: 22"H, 5 1/2" Dia. Base

Price: $1450

2020-Oct-16 10:48am EDT | Tags :

SMALL CARVED BENCH

THIS IS A  UNIQUELY CARVED PRAYER  BENCH WITH BOOT JACK LEGS WHICH AT ONE TIME BELONGED TO DR. HOWE WHO WAS  PRESIDENT OF  HAMPTON INSTITUTE  IN VIRGINIA FROM 1930-1940 (SEE  PHOTO OF NOTE THAT IS ATTACHED TO BENCH). THE DESIGN IS UNIQUE WITH RESPECT TO CARVING AND STAINING.. EXCELLENT CONDITION.FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com AND EXPLORE CATEGORIES RECENT ADDITIONS OR CAUGHT OUR EYE.(STK) DIMENSIONS: 33"L X 7 1/8"W X 5 7/8"H

Price: $150

2020-Oct-15 10:47am EDT | Tags :

ANTIQUE ANIMAL COOKIE CUTTERS - TURKEY, PIG, COW

Three different and unique soldered tin animal cookie cutters. The cutter at the top is a TURKEY (note the detail), lower left a PIG and lower right a COW. All in good condition with no rust. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore KITCHEN/HEARTH or RECENT ADDITIONS. (BTBE) Dimensions: Turkey 4" x 4", Pig 4 1/8" x 2 7/8" x Cow 4" x 3"

Price: $150

2020-Oct-14 08:32pm EDT | Tags :

 MULTIPLE (7) SINGLE TIN CANDLE MOLD HOLDER ca:180

In this unique and rare single candle mold holder, you can fill 7 different single tin candle molds and   place each one in a separate holder. However, what is so intriguing is how well the holder is made. It is made with full mortised feet and two full mortised shelves. Over the years a few nails have been added as well as a great repair. Note the attractive finials and the different sized holes for a variety of single candle molds. It is in good condition despite its age and use. For additional photos ,visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS or EARLY LIGHTING (BCTK)) Dimensions: 21"L x 20"H x 7 1/2"D (feet)

Price: $875 (includes two single candle molds)

2020-Oct-14 10:15am EDT | Tags :

WOODEN BALLOT/BANK BOX ca:1800

This is a very interesting box that was used  as a bank or ballots. I say this because the sliding top has numerous nail holes on the end and the box has matching nail holes on the top of the box panel which when nailed  together  would  secure the slide. The box is dovetailed with some t nail construction  (bottom). While there is some minor loss on the slide and the housing for the slide, this all original box is in excellent condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS.(BLTK) Dimensions: 9 1/4"L x 3 7/8"W x 3 3/4”H  

Price: $125

2020-Oct-07 02:01pm EDT | Tags :

SET OF 8 WOODEN STACKING / NESTING ALPHABET BLOCK

A wonderful set of 8 Wooden Stacking/Nesting Alphabet Blocks covered with beautiful images of children intertwined with  a letter .  The largest cube is 8" and the smallest being 2". The wood blocks are in great shape. The Litho paper has some expected loss at the edges but overall the paper is intact and in good shape. For additional photos, visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. (AHTK)

Price: $495

2020-Sep-30 01:34pm EDT | Tags :


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