All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$635.00
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1271983
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Spectacular hour glass--actually sand measures about forty five minutes-tall enough to serve as side table-even has water rings on top to prove it-23 inches high-10.5 diameter-rare to find hour glass this large-no repairs or condition problem-it really workse
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Early 19thc pedestal mantel clock-inlaid wood-pedestals have ormolu bronze fittings on top and bottom of four Corinthian columns-17 inches high 9 inches wide and 5.25 inches deep-works marked-no key-working condition unknown-sold as is-has richly cast pendulum-minor wear to bronze fittings
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1900 item #1261465
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
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 : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1228816
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Large German Silvered bronze inkwell-silver shows minor wear-ceramic retort is gone-no repairs-piece comes apart for transport-ca 1860s-very ornate and detailed casting with masks and rich intricate design-inkwell is surmounted by two putti on orbs--this is type of inkwell that was used at important official event signings- e.g.,treaties and surrender documents-11 inches in diameter and 9 inches high=believed to be unique
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #810596
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #22955 (stock #1117pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$196.00
Pair of 18th century French engravings, one signed "Le recontre" and the other " "La flotte" 13.5 inch x 10.5 inch frames. Ship motif