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 : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1286226
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Rare Chinese Porcelain Kraak blue and white platter-Ming dynasty 1570-1645- classic molded edges inspired by lotus blossoms--no condition problem-brown stains removed-11.75 diameter-2 inches deep -The Kraak pieces were the first Chinese exported porcelain into Europe and distributed from Holland
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1285427
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
This large Guatamalan carved tropical wood mask is amazing-these are normally small face masks used to dramatize in village plays the bad old days of Spanish colonial period-the bearded Spanish figure are depicted as evil Spaniards who always lose battles to the local native people-this mask has coiled snakes in relief for beard and decorated snake and owl headdress-minor wear to polychrome surface-no repairs-ca 1900-36 inches high-11.5 wide-10 inches deep--extraordinary decorative art only for those not faint of heart-BOO
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1284310
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Pair of Japanese 19thc solid hardwood, probably teak, architectural shishi dogs--most likely part of temple installation-exquisitely carved-minor scraps-no condition problems--each piece is 17 inches wide by 7 inches deep by 14 inches high-dramatic pieces
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1284114
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,495.00
Rare tall Puerto Rican Virgin articulated Virgin santo -glass eyes-torso was modified to give figure narrower waist sometime ago-piece needs base- quality of carving is superb as good as the figures found in Porto Coeli collection in church museum in St German Puerto Rico-skin tones are realistic--piece was probably used in processions-32 inches high-13 inches wide and 4.5 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1284050
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
19thc carved gilt wood altar piece- early 19thc-Spanish Colonial--originally piece held prayers and now serves as mirror-mirror is clouded, gilt is worn -carving is in good condition complete and unrepaired -20.5 inches tall-very decorative
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1283921
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Seldom found carved wood articulated dress up Christ Child Santo-Spanish Colonial probably Ecuador 19thc-condition good except for missing finger on one hand-glass or flint eyes-17- inches long--rare-excellent flesh tones
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 : 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