BHock45

Manalapan, NJ

I am a collector of mainly early American antiques dating from 1850 and back. I also like sterling, jewelry, and decorative arts.

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Two Early American Iron Toasters - Late 18th - Early 19th Century  - Kitchenin Kitchen
Swivel Top Compartment Spice Box - Kitchenin Kitchen
Carved Folk Art Knife With Matching Sheath - Oak? 12 inches - Folk Artin Folk Art
Finely Carved Folk Art Box - Walnut - Date and Origin Unknown - Folk Artin Folk Art
Sterling Silver Plate/Tray - REVERE SILVERSMITHS - Sterling Silverin Sterling Silver
Looking for help from book collectors!  DICKENS'S WORKS - LONDON CHAPMAN & HALL: 1889 - Booksin Books
Chinese Crackle Glazed Charger - Late Qing Dynasty - 14 1/2 dia. - China and Dinnerwarein China and Dinnerw…
Carved Wooden Belt Drinking Cup - 1850? - Folk Artin Folk Art
Antique American Brass "Frypan" Chamberstick - 1750-1790 - Lampsin Lamps
Late 1700 - Early 1800 Side Chair  - Furniturein Furniture

Comments

  1. Sorry to keep bothering you....but I am really into your collection. Have you seen many forged snakes around?
  2. Do you think this is 18th century?
  3. I have never seen one of these. Unique and awesome!!!
  4. interesting that they are called "ram's horn nuts" because they are actually heart shaped. rams horns go the other way I think. I have a few items with ram's horn and heart shaped finials. The touc...
  5. wow....I've never seen one of these in person. Fantastic.
  6. I live near Freehold, NJ. I go out to Lancaster area quite often to pick. Can you recommend any good auctions to find high end American antiques?
  7. for me....this piece is as good as it gets....I can't stop looking at it!!!!
  8. hotairfan....thanks for the compliment!!! I found the second one at an Estate Sale in Wall, NJ. When I saw it I was POSITIVE that it was a fish broiler (as seen in the George C. Neumann book). Then...
  9. This is a REAL antique.....great great find!!!!
  10. Great antiques.
  11. I would love to find one of these.
  12. AMAZING!!!!
  13. very very interesting. The forged rosette is especially interesting. Do you know what it was used for?
  14. hotairfan...I am enjoying your collection! I especially love this piece. A dough scraper with such a unique "handle". I have never seen one shaped like that before....almost like a horn or antler.
  15. Just perfect. Is the horn original? I believe it is. I have a phonograph, also a Columbia. Mine is also a two minute. The two minute cylinders are not easy to find either. I am sure you know thi...
  16. thank you manikin for the kind words. agram thank you also!
  17. That is interesting....I didn't know that.
  18. I have something similar. With that long handle I would think it is a tool for turning wood on a lathe.
  19. TubeAmp, I hear what you are saying...and it is true. This piece actually came from a collector of American Folk Art in northern NJ. I spoke with him a lot about the piece and he was, in fact, quite...
  20. not quite sure where we are headed here tube....u think I just bought this in a "shop"?
  21. lol...tube amp...a fake as usual.
  22. Nichols and Stone. http://nicholsandstone.com/
  23. cant say how much it is worth because the pictures are hard to see. I can tell you that if it is entirely original you got a good deal. Looks to have some age to it based on the dovetails in picture...
  24. Oh yes, nice find! I have one myself ticking away on the wall to my right. These time clocks are great if they are in good shape, working, and all original. Looks like yours meets all three criteri...
  25. This is called a Lincoln rocker. If you google it you will find some more.
  26. i believe they call this "chicken wire"
  27. Totally unique as usual thanks for sharing stillwater.
  28. interesting corner cabinet with an almost mission-like feel to it. I am pretty stumped but I enjoy the glass pulls. Is it oak or walnut? someone should be able to help you based on the dovetails.....
  29. looks like one of the knobs is a replacement? I can't really tell...i love the bulbous feet on this dresser. Really nice piece, would love to see some better photos.
  30. how about the back of the piece? I would like to the pieces that make up the back.
  31. google "eastlake style rocking chair", you will find many similar.
  32. i made one a few years back...not nearly as nice as yours. i actually enjoyed doing it, my was from a quarter.
  33. Awesome piece.
  34. hey sean, whats up? thanks man. I live in a pretty good area...central nj. not the best for antiques but still quite good. Lately I have been going to some different places....not many good estate...
  35. a few other things that I may not have added. The person I bought this from claimed, the key word is claimed, that he had it in his collection for thirty years. Next, even if this is faked, or made...
  36. https://images.search.yahoo.com/images/view;_ylt=AwrB8o7mm2RVMSAAcEMunIlQ;_ylu=X3oDMTIzaTVrbWoxBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDaW1nBG9pZANiZWZmOTY4NGE3YzRlMzU2ZTY2NTFhOTgxN2UyZTFlZARncG9zAzgyBGl0A2Jpbmc-?.origin=&bac...
  37. TubeAmp, I agree that it does have a very Asian feel to it. I wouldn't be entire ly shocked if what you are saying is correct. katherines....if you were to hold this piece you would understand why...
  38. In the description I mentioned that there is a second box. It turns out that ones is a pivot top. I will post some pictures tomorrow. Fhrjr u seem to think this is a pa and American?
  39. thanks budek manikin zowie walksoftly mike racer agh and violet for the loves!
  40. cogito, yes, I remember you commented awhile back on something else that I found, very similar to the carvings on this box. You had given the same advice, and that is a great place to start. I also ...
  41. thanks racer! fort, mikelv, vetraio, racer, agh, and ho2 thanks for the loves!!!
  42. yes! Stillwater, nice to see you back again man. Hope all is well, later!
  43. sean and mikelv thanks for the loves
  44. thank you agram for the advice. Do you have a link or contact? Have a great day!!!
  45. thanks agh for the love!
  46. hi antiquerose, thanks for the comment and the love! Yeah, I am not sure if there is any value here....to be honest, I initially grabbed them because I though the leather bound would look cool on a b...
  47. hotairfan, thanks for the comment! I am kind of at a dead end with the research. I am thinking of taking a trip to Smithtown to do some local research. Take care!
  48. zowie, thank you for the kind words... hotairfan, yeah, these are very very very hard to come by. This is the only one I have seen in person, but I am sure they are "findable"
  49. I am thinking these are over 100 years old. That is a pretty sophisticated repair for a contemporary item.
  50. http://www.auctionatrium.com/index.php?page=view_item&itemID=8815 http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/15907363_chinese-samurai-warrior-charger-crackle-glaze
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