All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1260423
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
Rare 19thc Swedish carved wood board used to press linen-these were used throughout Scandinavia--wood is thick pine-handle is dovetailed into base board-drying cracks but they do not destab1lize piece. Finely chip carved with scroll design--these are rare as many ended up as fire wood--white flecks are packing materials-piece never painted-30.50 inches long-6 inches wide-1.75 inches thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1258272
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Large Spanish Colonial carved wood wall crucifix--Christ figure is 19thc-cross is later and is very- substantial, made from close grained tropical wood-grain is mixed coloring and could be rosewood or jacaranda-23 inches wide-34.75 inches tall-cross is 2 inches thick-no repairs-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1258267
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,800.00
This hand forged 18thc iron Puerto Rican cross weather vane is historical treasure-it has been passed down through local families for generations-it was originally from the San Francisco Church in Old San Juan which explains the "SF" cut into it--missing parts-minor surface issuess-74 inches tall-26 inches wide-museum curators attention
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1258193
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Marked Tiffany sterling silver four-footed bowl-7 inches long 4.5 inches wide-3 inches high -marked as follows on bottom-TIFFANY&Co-1560281 =markers 7228-sterling silver-925-1000-??--no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1258189
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$180.00
Rare 19thc letter or stationary box disguised as old leather-bound books--used to hide contents on bookshelves or used straight forwardly on desk-losses to paper on top and to leather especially on one side-inside papered with classy antique paper-has great look--12 inches tall-8 inches deep-10 inches wide-professionally made with gold stamped leather-probably English
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1256661
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Uniquely presented pair of 19thc inkwells disguised inside two antique leather bound books-quality of work is by professional bookbinder not some hobby shop creation-wear to books and inkwells-top opens freely and can remain open despite the fact that leather hinging is worn out--bottle tops rimmed with brass thread--inkwell of high quality-book platform is 8.75 inches wide-3.5 inches high-6 inches wide
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1800 item #1256646
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
This octagonal solid leaded 18thc Masonic sarcophagus formed box came from Europe brought back to Puerto Rico by WWII veteran-it is cast with Masonic symbols on all sides to include hexagrams and Masonic tools--some traces of polychrome remain--box could have been used to contain ashes--or a resting place for a favorite parakeet--well cast and formed-it will last for even more centuries-6 inches wide-6 inches high-5 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1900 item #1253077
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$12,000.00
Spectacular 3-piece hardwood 19thc salon set from former Portuguese colony of Goa-composed of three pieces-two matching arm chairs and settee--festooned with lions and peacocks-no repairs-some minor scrapes and rubbing-seats need to be changed-this exotic furniture is rare as it combines Hindu and Portuguese motifs--carving is first class-chairs are 39 inches high-29 inches wide and 28 inches deep-settee is 39 inches high-61 inches wide 28 inches deep--an amazing set to be certain
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1252424
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
19thc Spanish Colonial carved wood crucifix-free standing on original base-most likely from Central America-has typical dark wood Christ found on Guatemala crucifixes-adorned with metal halo of undetermined material-has silver finish look but oxidized--for provincial piece it is well carved showing rib cage--22 inches by 10.5 inches-no condition problems--
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1251976
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Carved hardwood Spanish Colonial Virgin Mary-19thc probably Central American-has flint or glass eyes-comes with solid silver milagros of sacred heart that is on ribbon draped over hands-quality carving that does not appear provincial-no repairs-some repaint over the years-11.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1249920
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Stunning 17tnc polychrome Dutch Delft Tile-large 9 inch and 1 inch thick tile-- without repair-minor surface wear, so it was probably used on wall-great color and design-rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1249908
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Pair 17thc large Flemish glazed green stove tiles--Baroque with raised figures and margins-minor nicks-no repairs-11.5 inches square-strong color-rare
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248125
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Unusual 19thc exvoto dedicated to patient of pulmonary disease--text in Spanish on bottom margin reveals narrative and man's name and 1800s date--has fine oxidized tin frame- overall with frame 13.5 inches by 11 inches-painting is on tin laid down on wood-minor losses to surface-rare piece with a multitude of themes
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
19thc retablo on tin of the Holy Family-minor losses to surface--has modern tin frame with overall 17 inches by 14 inches--hard to find image
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1247744
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$890.00
Superb pair of Japanese bronze Zogan Jippa vases--enamel surface with interesting designs with winged motifs-dragon handles-12 inches tall-no condition problems or repairs--every Shogan needs a pair--stunning pieces
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1910 item #1247041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
Fancy Anglo Indian small desk and matching chair-covered with designed punched silver like metal--chair has elephant motifs to include fresh fabric seat with repeated elephant pattern-no condition problems or repairs-chair is 24 inches wide-34 inches high and 18 inches deep-desk is 30 inches long by 17 inches deep and 28 inches high-richly decorated pieces
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1246928
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Intensely worked Central American antique pottery basket-possibly used as censor-colors strong-top design appears to be made up mainly of a multitude of abstract ducks concentrated into design----bottom has a pair of jaguars- no condition problems or repairs--a rare complicated fanciful piece-11.5 inches tall--there appears to be makers initials on the bottom inside--one of a kind for certain
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1246825
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1695.00
Richly decorated Dutch blue and white large charger-center design is two female nudes being buzzed by winged insects of different color-oval shaped--19 wide- 12.5 high--1.5 inches deep--tin glaze over pottery-piece is heavy because early low fired kilns-old professional repair on edge noted on back-spectacular piece