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


CANDLE MOLD -TWELVE CANDLE: 1750-1850

An extremely well made candle mold in outstanding condition with 12 tubes.  No dents, no repairs and no loss on base. Note the reinforced double handles. 10"H (TCE) Additional photos are on our website hlantiques.com in category EARLY LIGHTING

Price: $80

2019-Apr-26 11:38am EDT | Tags :

FIVE COMPARTMENT BOX- 19th CENTURY

This is a very unusual dovetailed, square nailed  well made box.First of all, all the compartments are the same size. All of the compartments have sliding lids with finger pulls. The inside is very clean. In addition, there appears to be blotches of red wax on the front and sides. After some thought we think it was used in a store and the wax was used  to display what was inside each compartment! The box is in excellent condition with only some minor loss on the base. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com (see description above for link) and explore category BOXES-WALL, CANDLE, PANTRY, TABLE.(ALDK) Dimensions: 25 3/4"L x 11 1/4"D x 6 1/2"H. 

Price: $495

2019-Apr-22 09:14am EDT | Tags :

WOODEN BALLOT BOX ca:1800

This is a very interesting box that was used for ballots (possibly a bank?). 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 and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS.(BLTK) Dimensions: 9 1/4"L x 3 7/8"W x 3 3/4”H

Price: $250

2019-Apr-20 10:21am EDT | Tags :

NORTON STONEWARE JUG 1850-1859

A two-gallon stoneware jug with a cobalt jay- like bird with curved legs on a single line or branch. Impressed J&E Norton Bennington VT. J&E Norton dates 1850-1859. The jug has a very minor tight 1" hairline on bottom as shown in middle photo on our website hlantiques.com in category FOLK ART 2.  Otherwise, it is in great condition.(KTKE)

Price: $625

2019-Mar-23 09:10am EDT | Tags :

IRONSTONE VEGETABLE TUREEN & TEAPOT-19th CENTURY

The two pieces shown (TEAPOT in second photo) are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks. VEGETABLE TUREEN: JF (Jacob Furnival) 1845-1871 (LCTE) Dimensions: 91/4" Diameter List Price: $360 IRONSTONE TEAPOT: Columbia Teapot-Challiner 1856, Bears Diamond Registry Mark (BHTE)  Dimensions: 10" H  List Price: $240

Price: $360/240

2019-Mar-19 08:28am EDT | Tags :

UNIQUE JERRY MARTIN HAND MADE LAMP

What makes this hand made working lamp so unique is that it was made from vintage lard containers. It has a great look and as you can see from the photos the height of the shade is adjustable. (AOTK)Dimensions: 18” H x 71/4” DIA.

Price: $575

2019-Mar-12 11:16am EDT | Tags :

19th CENTURY IRONSTONE

The two pieces shown (Sugar Bowl in second photo) are in excellent condition with no chips or cracks.1) IRONSTONE TEAPOT: T & R Boote 1851, Bears Diamond Registry Mark. (LDLE)Dimensions: 10"H List Price:$330  2)SUGAR BOWL: W&E Corn  1864-1891 (HTE)Dimensions: 81/2"H List Price: $95   

Price: $330/95

2019-Mar-10 06:08pm EDT | Tags :

RATCHET HANGING LIGHT WITH RUSH HOLDER 1700-1750

A sawtooth ratchet which extends to rush holder and candle socket. Note how delicate the features are starting with the main rod and extending to the finials at the bottom and under the candle holder. Note also the candle and rush holder as well as the ware on the drip pan. Just a real nice piece with a little extra. (HKTE)Dimensions: 28 1/2" x  43 1/4" L, 3" Drip Pan

Price: $975

2019-Mar-07 04:25pm EST | Tags :

AMERICAN SCONCES 13 5/8"H - EARLY 19th CENTURY

This pair of American Sconces are from the early 19th century. They were part of the Nelson Haje Jr. collection.Note the crimped crests, tooled (folded edges) reflectors, punched holes for hanging, and the “demilune”  tooled dish pans with a single candle socket. A wonderful pair of sconces in great condition with light oxidation and wear. For additional photos visit our website www.hlantiques.com and explore category EARLY LIGHTING. Dimensions: 13 5/8”H x 4 1/2”W x 2 7/8”D

Price: $775

2019-Mar-06 09:45am EST | Tags :

SUBSTANCIAL WROUGHT IRON POT HOLDER CA:1800

This was for pots, utensils or anything that hung over a fire. Note that the hook is substantial and can hang from a trammel. This piece could have been used in a forge, restaurant or home. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com (click on link above) and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH.(TAEE) Dimensions: 9" H(without hook), 16 3/4"H (with hook), 14" Across.

Price: $450

2019-Mar-05 06:16pm EST | Tags :

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 other banks visit our website click on link above or go to hlantiques.com and visit category FOLK ART 1. (BOKE)

Price: $2250

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

UTENSIL/GAME RACK- PAINTED RED-19th C

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 :

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 :

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 :


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