All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282574
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Carved tropical wood colonial African sculpture of male figure painted red--red color was assigned to male figures to denote power-blue was usually on female figures and denoted passivity-minor wear to surface-drying cracks but they do not destabilize sculpture-no repairs--figure may be sporting designer drawers--most certainly one-of-a-kind sculpture-20 inches tall-early 20thc
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282546
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$245.00
Colonial African Wood sculpture of Mother & Child-early 2Othc-females were painted blue to symbolize passivity-fancy dotted dress with matching blue shoes, with complicated hairdo marks this mother as a lady about town -minor drying crack to base and wear to surface--13 inches tall-
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282535
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Rare early 20thc African Colonial carved wood female-17 inches tall-wear to surface- no cracks-striking figure with painted highlights
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1281116
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
unusually rare ancient Japanese iron hot water kettle-kettle probably used ritually given decorated cast animals that include bear, deer , elephants and pigs-lower parts of kettle has Japanese imperial emblems-spout is formed from dragon figure-top of handle is figure that is probably a Shinto deity---8 inch diameter and 12.5 inches high-wood trophy base does not convey
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280698
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,550.00
Unusually rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-18 inches tall-sturdy
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280674
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,500.00
Exceptionally rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-20 inches tall-sturdy
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1280408
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
finely carved wood Spanish Colonial articulated dress up santo--comes out of base-arms come off-flint or glass eyes-evidence of professional repainting-high quality carving-18 inches tall on base-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1280062
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Carved African black hard stone figure of a monkey, one solid piece-no condition problems--12 inches high and 5 inches-- in carved letters--marked on bottom-GENOA
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1280046
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
striking early 20thc carved wood puppet from Thailand-puppet is articulated, dressed in glitzy sequin costume--teeth are carved with mother of pearl veneer and mouth opens and closes--puppet has been attach├ęd to larger board for display-minor fading and wear to fabric otherwise good-12 inches by 22 inches is size of figure
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1279307
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,950.00
Rare large 19thc Chinese enamel seated Buddha-enamel is on copper and has impressed symbols on covered base-Buddha sits on flaming throne and coral, opal and turquoise stones scattered, encrusted on it--28 inches high-15 inches wide and 9 inches deep t-minor surface wear-no repairs-impressive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1920 item #1275195
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Pair of Chinese horses carved together in ivory-no repairs or condition problems--quality carving-on hardwood fitted stand-figures are 4.5 inches and with with stand 5.78 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1900 item #1275102
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,295.00
Pair of superb Chinese figures carved in solid ivory-represent Chinese emperor and empress-most likely Ching dynasty although marks indicate earlier dynasty--pieces are heavy, carved from dense part of tusk-highly detailed caving that even displays texture of robes and details on dragon throne chairs--no condition problems or repairs-with fitted hardwood stands---figures 5.75 inches high-on stand 6.5 inches--doubt Chairman Mao would approve of these figures
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1268037
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Intriguing Pre Columbian black terra cotta vessel-uncertain of tribe-probably South American-has incised geometric design , a small portion in high relief-wear to surface-has sophisticated form-definitely shows age- 7.50 inches high-6 inch diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1268029
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
rare Pre Columbian tripodal vessel with monkey in high relief--one part of piece displays monkey head and arms- another side displays the monkey back parts--4.25 inches high with 5.59 inch diameter-wear to painted terra cotta surface-no repair-Mayan probably for Costa Rica area-unusual and early
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1268027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Painted pre Columbian cylinder terra cotta vessel-wear to surface no repairs-7 inches high and 4.24 inches in diameter--probably from Costa Rica region-early
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1262879
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,200.00
Large pre Colombian Mexican Nayarit seated female figure-14 inches high by 7 inches wide-surface wear along with minor mineral encrusted sections-based on surface and scent piece appears to have been buried at one time-
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