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


**SALE ITEM** HOOKED RUG (CAT'S DELIGHT)

A beautifully made ca:1920 New England hooked rug with a braided border featuring a cat and  six birds.  Uniquely framed within a braided rug. This rug was recently professionally cleaned and mounted.  Outstanding condition.  (TKKDE)) For additional photos, visit our website (www.hlantiques.com) or click on link above) and visit category SALE ITEMS. Dimensions: 30" x 48"

Price: SALE PRICE: $650 (WAS $950)

2020-Apr-01 04:47pm EDT | Tags :

**SALE ITEM**Table Top Desk - Early 19th Century

A wonderful all original grain painted table t desk. The screws appear to be hand made and it also has some small square nails. (AKET).(www.hlantiques.com) or click on link above) and visit category SALE ITEMS. Dimensions: 30" x 48" Dimensions: 213/8"W x 20"D x 5"H (front) and 8"H (back)

Price: **SALE PRICE** $390 (Was $525)

2020-Apr-01 04:46pm EDT | Tags :

THREE EARLY EAGLE BUTTER PRINTS

BUTTER PRINTS (L-R)-- BUTTER PRINT(L)  19TH CENTURY AMERICAN BUTTER PRINT WITH INTEGRAL HANDLE REFLECTING THE PEACE EAGLE.  EXTREMELY TIGHT 1/2" CRACK ON SIDE AND A VERY SMALL CHIP ON TOP.(CBTK)  4 3/8"DIAMETER-- BUTTER PRINT (M) 19TH CENTURY BUTTER PRINT WITH INTEGRAL HANDLE AND FACE DEPICTING STYLIZED EAGLE FACING LEFT, BODY REPRESENTING US SHIELD AND FEET CLUTCHING A QUIVER OF ARROWS. SOMETIMES CALLED THE WAR EAGLE. OUTSTANDING CONDITION. NO CRACKS OR CHIPS.(CTBK) 4 1/4" DIAMETER--  BUTTER PRINT(R) 19TH CENTURY BUTTER PRINT WITH INTEGRAL HANDLE AND EAGLE FACING RIGHT AND STAR OVER SHOULDER. SOMETIMES CALLED PEACE EAGLE. A SMALL TIGHT CRACK ON SIDE THAT EXTENDS TO TOP.(CBKT) 4" DIAMETER---For additional photos , visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category treenware/woodenware.

Price: $675,$625,$675

2020-Feb-06 05:29pm EST | Tags :

BLACK PEPPER DRUM- DAVISON SILVER CO. CRANBURY,NJ

A large (17 1/2"H) container which stored black pepper for the DAVISON, SILVERS & CO. of Cranbury, NJ. The company was founded in 1866 and upon the death of John Davison in 1890 the company name was changed to J.S. Silvers & Co. The company dealt in grocery products like tea, coffee, black pepper etc.The container is made from sturdy "hardboard" with wooden bands and has a wooden top and bottom. The label is in excellent condition while the surrounding red paint and the container have some minor loss. Fornadditional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS.(LTOK) Dimensions: 17 1/2"H x 12"D 

Price: $425

2020-Feb-06 05:05pm EST | Tags :

ADJUSTABLE DOUBLE CANDLE FLOOR CANDLE ST-18th c.

This is a different early to mid 18th century WI floor candle stand. While we have all seen double candle stands, this form is quite unique  with a cone and a cylinder shape candleholder. Note the twist on the arm of the cone shape candle holder as well as the tabs and drip pan on the cylinder candle holder . Note also the rush holder, the friction spring grip, penny feet and the "crook" type lifting ring. Excellent condition with appropriate ware. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. (BHOE)   Dimension: 48"H

Price: $2800

2020-Jan-26 09:17am EST | Tags :

TIN PAINTED BOOT TRADE SIGN- 19th CENTURY

An early tin three dimensional boot trade sign. Painted red over black with additional  small areas of "touch-up". The boot is probably American, third quarter of 19th century and in wonderful condition. This is a rare piece in really good condition, comes with a strong wall bracket and measures 33" high with an 8"x 7" elliptical top and a 13" long boot. For additional photos, visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS. (BCETE) 

Price: $2000

2020-Jan-26 09:09am EST | Tags :

Speaking Dog Mechanical Bank 1885

The patent for the Speaking Dog Bank was issued on July 14,1885 and was first Manufactured by Shepard Hardware Co. of Buffalo, New York. Later J&E Stevens produced the bank. The Shepard version hasthe distinctive rectangular coin trap (which this one has) and the Stevens Bank has the round trap. The bank is all original and in working condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category FOLK ART 1. (OOK)

Price: $1150

2020-Jan-25 02:40pm EST | Tags :

DOVETAILED BOX - EARLY 19th CENTURY BOX-TILL

A beautiful early 19th century dovetailed oak box with two interior dovetailed drawers retaining their original pulls, original till, original hinges and original lock and key. Note the exquisite applied moldings on the cover and base as well as the narrow dovetails on the box and drawers. A wonderful piece in excellent condition. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS(BONG) Dimensions: 15 1/2”L x 6 1/2”H x 9”D

Price: $800

2020-Jan-25 02:31pm EST | Tags :

CANDLE/RUSH LIGHT FINISHED BY A WHITESMITH 18TH C.

Whitesmithing developed as a speciality of blacksmithing in the 1700s, when extra time was given to filing and polishing certain products.As you can see this particular candle stand was finished by a whitesmith were his manual skills in filing, turning and polishing produced a smooth finish. Note that the candle can rotate 360 degrees. Note also the overall design and the outstanding condition of the candle stand which reflects the expertise of the maker. Additional photos are on our website hlantiques.com in category EARLY LIGHTING. (KODK) Dimensions: 19"H

Price: $875

2020-Jan-23 09:53am EST | Tags :

WOODEN SLIDE TOP BOX EARLY 19th CENTURY

JUST A CUTE LITTLE EARLY 19TH CENTURY SLIDE TOP BOX. ATTIC FINISH, SQUARE NAILED, CHAMFERED TOP. THE PULL IS NOT ORIGINAL BUT HAS BEEN ON THERE A LONG TIME. THERE IS A TIGHT CRACK ON THE SLIDE TOP. THERE IS A LABEL ON FRONT PANEL WITH BLUE SMUGE WHICH PROBABLY INDICATES  CONTENTS AT ONE TIME.ADDITIONAL PHOTOS ON OUR WEBSITE (hlantiques.com) IN CATEGORY BOXES-WALL, CANDLE, PANTRY, TABLE DIMENSIONS: 5 1/2"L X 3"W X 2 1/2"H

Price: $175

2019-Dec-18 04:32pm EST | Tags :

SPRING ACTION RUSHLIGHT HOLDER: 1820-1850

The more accomplished  blacksmith adopted the spring action rushlight early in the 19th century   rather than using the counterweight. This is a very nice dainty spring action rushlight holder with a curved arrow foot, square stem and rectangular jaws. Note the very nice design of the  pointed thumb piece. An outstanding 9" tall piece for any collection. For additional photos, visit our website hlantiques.com and explore categories RECENT ADDITIONS and EARLY LIGHTING. (CLTK)

Price: $650

2019-Dec-15 02:28pm EST | Tags :

PEWTER CANDLESTICKS EARLY 18th CENTURY

A pair of early 18th century pewter candlesticks  with a bulbous base  and inverted acorn shaped knob on stem. What is so interesting  about these candle sticks is there unique size and condition. They measure 4 3/4" H with a 3" W base and they are in excellent condition with no cracks and very minor dents. (BTCEDE)   

Price: $1950

2019-Dec-02 03:14pm EST | Tags :

FOUR CANDLE WROUGHT IRON CHANDELIER - 18th CENTURY

A four candle 18th century wrought iron chandelier. Note the unique size with a breadth of 5" and a height of 19 1/4". The chandelier features a nice shepherd's hook with an open rolled socket.(AOTK) Great condition. 

Price: $650

2019-Dec-02 02:52pm 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: $765

2019-Nov-24 05:27pm EST | Tags :

WALNUT MORTAR & PESTLE

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 photo visit our website (hlantiques.com) and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS.(BOTK) Dimensions: Mortar 3 1/2"H, 3 3/4" Dia. Top, Pestle 7"L

Price: $275

2019-Nov-24 12:19pm EST | Tags :

   PAINTED WOODEN OVAL BOX-GERMAN- EARLY 19th C.

A beautiful German 19th century oval bentwood box with lapped sides laced together with thin strips of wood. This covered box has retained its original paint decoration, the top painted with a scene of a man and his dog, with German inscription in white painted around the edge, (purportedly translated “my dog, the trusted animal enjoys bringing back to me lost items”, the sides with polychrome flowers. While the box is in wonderful condition, there is some minor wear and loss on the box. For additional photos and information visit our website (hlantiques.com) and explore category RECENT ADDITIONS or Boxes-WALL, CANDLE, PANTRY, TABLE. Dimensions: 18”L, 7 1/2”H (KTOK)  

Price: $875

2019-Nov-22 12:37pm EST | Tags :

RUSHLIGHT HOLDER c. 1680-1750

A wooden base 1680-1750 holder that uses pliers-like  pincers to secure a burning rush or splint.Note the design of the of the 10 sided base, twist of the stem and the 14 sided counter weight From the Robert Apgar Estate. For additional photos visit our website hlantiques.com and review category RECENT ADDITIONS OR EARLY LIGHTING. (CKTE) Dimensions:: 10 3/4"H, Base 3 1/4" x 3 1/2"

Price: $675

2019-Nov-20 05:32pm EST | Tags :


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