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. WE OFFER A BUYER FRIENDLY LAY-AWAY PLAN AND FREE SHIPPING ON MOST ITEMS.


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 and is attached using square nails. While there is some ware, the overall condition is very good. (CRDK) Dimensions: 20 1/2”L x 9 3/4”W x 6”H

Price: $685

2022-May-08 11:08am EDT | Tags :

TOLEWARE TEA CADDIE-19th CENTURY

A 19th century original paint decorated covered tea canister with floral decoration. The paint is in excellent condition considering age and use. As you can see from the photos the floral decoration has retained its color and design. The canister has one small dent. Otherwise, it is in outstanding condition. (TKE) For additional photos ,clink on link above (in Shop Description) or go to hlantiques.com and visit category TOLEWARE/POTTERY/CERAMICS/GLASS. Dimensions: 7 1/2"H, 4 1/4"Diameter

Price: $95

2022-May-07 05:15pm EDT | Tags :

CANDLE BOX ca:1800

A very nice hand dovetailed candle box in a red wash. The candle box is in excellent condition with only very minor loss on lid runners (1/2" on right runner-see photo). Note the finger pull. (LDCK). For additional photos ,clink on link above (in Shop Description) or go to hlantiques.com and visit category BOXES-WALL/CANDLE/PANTRY/TABLE Dimensions: 14"L  x  51/2"W x 5"H

Price: $375

2022-May-07 04:56pm EDT | Tags :

BRASS, WOOD & IRON TRIVET-19th CENTURY

An elegant 19th century fireplace trivet that attaches to a fender or a screen. Note the decorated pierced brass plate on top of an iron base that has an arrow back foot. Note the marvelously turned wooden handle and the front hooks used for attaching to a low fender, screen or other frame. This trivet was intended for a parlor or bedchamber fireplace instead of a kitchen fireplace.(LTK) For additional photos visit our website (hlantiques.com) and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH. Dimensions:14"L, 4 1/4"H 

Price: $135

2022-Apr-19 03:33pm EDT | Tags :

A YOUNG MAN FOR WHOM NOTHING IS SACRED

PUBLISHED BY AUBERT PUBLICATIONS PARIS, FRANCE WHICH WAS FOUNDED BY CHARLES PHILLIPON. PUBLISHED POLITICAL CHARACTERS AND SPECIALIZED IN SATIRES. LOCATION IN 1841: CHEZ AUBERT PL DE LA BOURSE 89. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS VISIT OUR WEBSITE hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 2

Price: $600

2022-Apr-19 03:14pm 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

2022-Apr-19 01:46pm EDT | Tags :

TIN OIL LAMP FILLERS-19th CENTURY

OIL LAMP REQUIRED A GREAT DEAL OF MAINTENANCE IN THE 19th CENTURY. LAMP FILLERS WERE THEREFORE EXTREMELY NECESSARY AND HELPFUL DURING THIS EARLY PERIOD…… LEFT FILLER: A NICELY SHAPED OIL LAMP FILLER WITH A TWO PART SPOUT WITH A SUPPORTING STRAP, A WORKING HINGED LID, A THUMB PRESS FOR OPENING THE LID OR AND ASSISTING JN POURING. THE FILLER WORKS WELL AND HAS A CLEAN INTERIOR AND NO RUST. 5 1/4”H, 4’ DIA. OF BASE. (DKE) LIST PRICE: $85….. RIGHT FILLER: A LIGHTHOUSE SHAPED LAMP FILLER WITH A TWO PART SPOUT AND A RIBBED SUPPORTING STRAP.THIS LAP FEATURES AN INCISED SURFACE, HINGED LID, SHAPED HANDLE WITH TWO SUPPORTING STRAPS AND THUMB HOLDER. THE INTERIOR IS CLEAN AND HAS A POURING AID FOR BETTER CONTROL.8”H, 4 5/8”D….. LIST PRICE: $130. (TRA)

2022-Feb-05 12:40pm EST | Tags :

MID 19TH. CENTURY TIN, DOUBLE CANDLE STAND

This New England double candle stand is made of tin in the early to mid 19th. century. The conical base was never meant to be sand weighted as some are. The two candle cups are slotted for easy cleaning and are soldered to the pie crust wax catcher. The candle height is adjustable by sliding the circular spring clamp on the round metal post. The overall height is 24 inches tall and the wax catcher pan is 9 1/4 inches long. The candle light is in very good condition. The candle stand retains its original olive green painted surface.  (TKBE)

Price: $785

2022-Feb-05 12:19pm EST | Tags :

SMALL WOODEN BARN LANTERN -19th CENTURY

This is a very old and well used footed wooden lantern with carrying or hanging bale handle. The door has no hinges but has the wooden carved extensions like the till lid in early blanket chests. All of the pegs in the posts are hand cut nails. The candle holder is well worn and is attached square nails. The glass was probably replaced. For additional photos, visit our website (hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. .(AHTK) Dimensions: 10”H, sides 4 3/8” to 4 5/8”

Price: $595

2022-Feb-04 01:57pm EST | Tags :

TIN WHALE OIL LAMPS-19th CENTURY

FROM THE DAVID BOYER EARLY LIGHTING COLLECTION In 1787, the Miles patent for whale oil burners provided competition to the candle in terms of convenience, cleanliness, safety and low cost.The growth of oil lamps centered on the abundant supply of a superior fuel- whale oil. In addition whale oil lamps could also burn any light oil i.e. vegetable oil…… Left lamp: Tin standing lamp with filler tube and weighted base. 7 1/2’ Tall (BORT) List Price: $275….. Right Lamp:Tin cone lamp with carrying handle, brass burner and rush holder for lighting. 87” Tall (BORT) List Price:$275

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2022-Feb-02 03:39pm EST | Tags :

HAND CARVED EARLY PRIMITIVE PINE BOWL

This is a very early hand caved pine bowl. The outside of the bowls wonderful red   patina from extensive use and touch. The inside of the bowl also has traces of that nice red patina as well has all the cuts, nicks and bumps from considerable usage. However, none of these shallow cuts are deep and certainly do not come through.  A great example of a very early primitive bowl. (LOTK) Dimensions: 20 1/2"L x 12"W x 4"H

Price: $375

2022-Jan-21 10:58am EST | Tags :

WI GAME/ UTENSIL RACK ca:1800

A very early ca:1800 WI game/utensil rack with 6 hooks and a scrolled-iron heart decoration supported by two large scrolls. What is so interesting about this rack it appears that the blacksmith used the same technique that he used in making rose head nails when attaching the hooks. An early piece in excellent condition.(ATKE) Dimensions: 16"L, 7 1/4"H

Price: $550

2022-Jan-21 10:37am EST | Tags :

EARLY PAINTED BOWL WITH COVER

A good looking and nicely painted bowl with cover. The paint is all original and well worn. If you look at the part of the cover that was inside the bowl, you can see the original paint was bright red and has not faded from use and sun. There is a knot on the side of bowl that has some expected loss due to shrinkage, but the remainder is very tight. The form is pleasant, attractive with an shaped knob. (LBE) Dimensions: Diameter 6”, Height 5 1/2” For additional photos, visit our website (hlantiques.com and explore category WOODENWARE/TREENWARE.

Price: $175 free shipping

2021-Dec-08 10:44am EST | Tags :

Mortar and Pestle in Old Green Paint ca: 1830

A nicely turned mortar and pestle in original old green paint. Both pieces have always been together and show appropriate ware due to age and apparent use. The mortar has 3 old small age cracks on the foot with no effect on the upper body and appear to be stable and some loss of paint on body (see photos). Considering the age and apparent use, both the mortar and pestle are in excellent excellent condition. The mortar is 71/4" high and 5" in diameter. The pestle is 10" long. For additional photos ,visit our website (hlantiques.comz) and explore category KITCHEN/HEARTH. (ALDK )

Price: $475 FREE SHIPPING

2021-Dec-07 05:34pm EST | Tags :

WALNUT MORTAR & PESTAL

A good looking diminutive walnut mortar and pestle. Note the ring and incised line on the mortar as well as the exquisite form of the mortar. Note also the shape of the pestle and the pattern of the incised lines. Beautiful piece in outstanding condition. For additional photos visit our website (hlantiques.com) and explore category WOODENWARE.TREENWARE.(BOTK) Dimensions: Mortar 3 1/2"H, 3 3/4" Dia. Top, Pestle 7"L

Price: $275 FREE SHIPPING

2021-Dec-06 08:27pm EST | Tags :

1750-1850 YELLOW PAINTED WOODEN BOWL #2A

FROM A LARGE PRIVATE COLLECTION IN NEW YORK STATE. PAINTED YELLOW BOWL WITH 1/2” RIM. THIS IS A VERY OLD BOWL WHICH STARTED OUT AS A ROUND BOWL AND AS A RESULT OF SIGNIFICANT SHRINKAGE, DUE TO ITS LONG LIFE, IT IS NOW AN 11 1/8" x 10" DIAMETER BOWL WITH A WARPED HEIGHT OF 2 1/2”+, WHILE THE PAINT IS OUTSTANDING, THERE IS A VERY TIGHT AGE CRACK (APPROX. 3”) ON THE BOTTOM. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS , VISIT OUR WEBSITE (hlantiques.com) AND EXPLORE CATEGORY TREENWARE/WOODENWARE.  (BSDR)

Price: $295

2021-Nov-27 07:51am EST | Tags :

OIL LAMP FILLERS - 19th CENTURY

FROM THE ESTATE OF DAVID BOYER. THREE TIN OIL LAMP FILLERS. ALL THREE IN GREAT CONDITION, WELL MADE AND UNIQUE FORMS LEFT:LIDDED OIL LAMP FILLER WITH CRIMP SUPPORT. 9 1/2”H LIST PRICE: $95. (KTL) CENTER: PATENTED 1871 AND 1876 OIL LAMP FILLER WITH BRASS TOP AND BRASS TIP ON SPOUT. 10”H LIST PRICE: $125(DHR) RIGHT: HINGED LID OIL LAMP FILLER, 5 1/2”H (KML) LIST PRICE; $95 BUY ALL THREE: $265

Price: SEE DESCRIPTION ABOVE

2021-Nov-21 11:29am EST | Tags :

SMALL ADJUSTABLE CANDLE HOLDER-19th CENTURY

VERY UNUSUAL MINIATURE  ADJUSTABLE CANDLE HOLDER. USING SPRING FRICTION. THE LENGTH IS ADJUSTABLE FROM 9 3/4” TO  12 3/4.  THE SLOTED TABBED CANDLE HOLDER  SITS ON A DRIP PAN  WITH A RAISED EDGE. JUST A GREAT FUNCTIONAL OLD PIECE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. FOR ADDITIONAL PHOTOS, VISIT OUR WEBSITE (hlantiques.com) AND BROWSE CATEGORY RECENT ADDITIONS.  (AKTE) 

Price: $525 FREE SHIPPING

2021-Nov-12 12:50pm EST | Tags :


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