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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
. Large Brazilian penca de balangandans comprised of 6 various charms including grapes, cashew fruit, guava or orange, cacao, and pomegranate - each charm or talisman representing protection, fertility, relief from sorrow, etc. Penca is suspended from a long chain which was typically worn around the waist. silver on copper. . Dimensions: grapes - 4.675" h; cacao - 4.25" h. Condition: Some wear to silver. copper chain included
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1837 VR item #1294213
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,595.00
Rare pair of carved white and brown jade Buddhas riding on carved green jade elephants adorned with silver and enamel saddles with buddhas perched on lotus throne hookah-silver and enamel needs cleaning- silver harness on buttocks of both elephants detached but present-small nick on one ear of elephant-4.5 inches wide-2.5 inches deep-6.5 inches high -museum quality
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Textiles : Pre AD 1000 item #1292644
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Chimu textile from pre Inca civilization of Greater Peru-ranges from 900 AD to 1476--finely woven geometric figural design which depicts tropical birds probably parrots-textile is compressed between two pieces of plexiglass and can be removed without damage to piece-colors still strong- for condition see photos-11.5 inches 18 inches framed-museum quality piece-ignore bluish reflections of light in photos
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1290862
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
very well carved pair of gilt wood Chinese candle sticks in form of male and female foo dogs---ca 1900-minor wear to gilding-no repa1rs-6 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1290720
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,200.00
Large antique Oceanic carved tropical wood polychrome ancestor figure-either New Guinea or Fiji Islands-wear to paint with small nick at foot-box mount comes off for shipping-piece is heavy made with a thick one piece of wood-figure is 50 inches high-16 inches wide- and 7 inches deep at base-figure stands on wood box 24 inches high and 18 by 18 inches square-on box stand piece is 74 inches high-has a monumental look
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1287528
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
rare archaic Thai painted pottery jug Ban Chiang--10 inches high with 9 in width-repairs to lip-good color--unusual form and painted design
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1287018
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
early carved wood African medicine box-has fitted lid as well bas relief carved feet--shows wear and was certainly used to contain all sorts of magical tribal items-oval shape 9 inches by 7 inches-5.75 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1285434
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Large early 20thc African Yoruba maternal sculpture of a mother breast feeding twins-twins reportedly consist of about four per cent of births in the Yoruba tribe and hold special mystical significance in the culture--29 inches high-11 inches deep and 11 inches wide-no repairs-original surface untouched