All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1303868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,295.00
Rare Spanish Colonial hallmarked high grade silver on wood reliquary-ca 1840s-relic long gone now with mirror substitute--hallmarked in two locations- carved wood portion is gilded---these are seldom found in hallmarked silver--18.5 inches high-no condition problems-stunning
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1900 item #1303583
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Stunning English papier mache inlay and heavy gilded lap desk-highest quality probably "Brighton Beach "-minor surface wear-has both original ink bottles-14 inches by 10 inches-mother of pearl inlay flower design as well as intense gilding on all sides-- tooled red leather writing surface--ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1303564
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
Finely cast bronze large Chinese Buddha 22 inches high by 16 inches wide by 10 inches deep --no condition problems or repairs-ornate with fine detailed relief casting on front and back-impressive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1303153
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
For whatever reason St Benedict images are hard to find-here he is with a loaf of bread, one of his attributes-he carries bread to represent he escaped poisoning by his pal monks-sometimes the bread has a serpent enclosed-10 inches by 14 inches-losses to paint-patron Saint of Europe
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1302909
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,995.00
Spectacular antique Kazak oriental rug runner-106 inches by 33 inches-excellent condition-strong colors-deep plush-unpainted-no wear spots-complete and uncut or patched-no stains-indeed a fine specimen in rare good condition
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1302899
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Rare early antique Kazak 81 inches long and 48 inches wide oriental rug-rug is complete-uncut and unpainted-wear to plush in some areas-one edge needs attention-strong colors and superb design
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1302599
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
Rare pair of antique Chinese male and female ancestor paintings-each is marked with a calligraphy banner on face of paintings as well as in ink on reverse top-both show wear but are undamaged except for minor detachment from the top wood spindle on male figure-67 inches long and 25 inches wide-both same size-early 19thc-the real thing-exceptionally well drawn
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1837 VR item #1302598
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$725.00
Spanish Colonial 18thc carved wood dress-up saint of St Vincent Ferrer-who was the first and most famous brimstone and fire preacher-he carries a bible or book of gospels in his hand-has monks haircut, glass eyes-surface is blackened by candle smoke i-arms move and piece comes off base-24 inches high-every preacher needs him for inspiration--REPENT AND DIE
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1301709
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
Rare articulated 18thc Spanish Colonial dress-up santo or saint-glass eyes-minor insect damage-insects dead dead dead-all appears original except wrappings on arms that are later-santo has unusual stance as it is exhorting to prayer--arms move-27.5 inches tall-rare piece-wear to surface
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1910 item #1300510
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Charming steel fireplace painted fender-used in center of fireplace when there was no fire-in form of damsel in fancy period dress dress-minor traces of rust-original paint-no repairs-30 inches high-15 inches wide-free standing-unique-ca 1910
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1298660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Pair of unusual Chinese Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in the form of Buddha-marked Sterling-2.75 inches high and 2 inches wide-no condition problems0 ca 1920s-unusual
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1298504
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297372
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.5 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has heraldic crest that incorporated eagle wings--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 47.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297274
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1910 item #1296728
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$596.00
These brass seahorses are from Venice made as oarlocks for gondolas-- they combine the image of a horse and with a fish tail---always fanciful--no condition problems or repairs-15 inches wide-12.5 inches high--perfectly decorative in nautical setting-heavy enough for doorstops or book ends or chenets-charming pieces
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1920 item #1296718
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
These brass seahorses are from Venice made as oarlocks for gondolas-- they combine the image of a horse and with a fish tail---always fanciful--no condition problems or repairs-9.5 inches wide-6.75 inches high--perfectly decorative in nautical setting-heavy enough for doorstops or book ends-charming pieces