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 : Musical : Pre 1900 item #1114359
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3850.00
Rare German 19thc Kalliope music box-sn 168482-brass disks are 9.25 inches-there are 14 disks with different tunes that accompany box-box is walnut or mahogany with oak elements inside-has crank-music box plays just fine-no condition problems--six bells-from estate in Puerto Rico-box is 10.78 inches by 11.50 lnches by 7 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Pre 1900 item #1004614
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Rare 19thc decorated ivory Chinese chopsticks and knife personal eating set-these were carried on belts by Chinese ready to eat anywhere-also carried by Europeans--but without chopsticks-rather fork and spoon and knife-called trousse -this Chinese one is well decorated-ivory reinforced with wood and brass-has loop to attach to body-accessory used to enhance dress. -no condition problems--10.5 inches long--be a hit at the DING HAO RESTAURANT
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 #27689 (stock #0140)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$396.00
Enclosed liquid binocle compass marked cassons and plath iota 13i6--other numbers on the compass--7.5 x 6.5 inches It works-brass sides and steel bottom --no condition problems
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