All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320939
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Rare antique Dan dance mask-given female figure that surmounts the mask, probably associated with fertility ritual-mask was used-surface shows age and use-complete-striking piece-museum quality-16 inches tall-7 inches wide-4 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Early antique Beta Tribe tropical hardwood dance mask-ca 19thc-was used in ceremonies --mask surface shows age and wear-mask is heavy from dense wood--11 inches high 7 inches wide- 6 inches deep--remarkable mask-has Dark Vader aspect
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1320601
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3,900.00
Large 17thc carved wood and gilt santo of a seated Mary Magdeline-wear to surface with accumulation of dirt-one finger damaged and smalll part from jacket missing--carving of jacket is extraordinary in detail-Piece is Spanish or Spanish Cplonial==Its impressive size makes strong decorative statement-powerful sculpture--34 inches high-24 inches wide-17 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1320514
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,400.00
large carved wood Latin American santo of Animas, a soul burning in Purgatory-glass eyes-surface losses- fingers damaged on one hand --depicts monk suffering for his sins in purgatory--dramatic sculpture-usually found only in small santos-rare rare rare-31 inches tall-17 inches wide 12 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Well carved South American tropical wood Santo of St Jacinto, the patron saint of farmers-excellent detail -with tin halo-wear to pant except on face which is angelic-ca 1900-fine details-stepped base=no missing parts-13.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319733
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Very well carved wood virgin santo--has flint eyes-no missing parts--polychrome shows wear-no restorations-given high quality, piece probably from Ecuador--has unique marbleized stepped base 11.5 inches high-
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 : 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 : 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 : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1290720
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,800.00
Large antique Klamath carved wood polychrome Spirit of Woods figure--wear to paint with small nick at foot- later 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--rare piece of art from US Northwest coastal tribe
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