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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
19thc retablo on tin of the Holy Family-minor losses to surface--has modern tin frame with overall 17 inches by 14 inches--hard to find image
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1910 item #1237573
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$240.00
Carved tropical wood Puerto Rican Santo of Virgin Mary-probably by santero Caban-hands long gone -original paint shows wear-7 inches tall-ca 1910
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1910 item #1237564
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Carved tropical wood santo of Virgin Mary-probably by santero Soto-ca 1910-losses to hands and original paint-8.25 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1910 item #1237557
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Exceptionally rare carved Puerto Rican Santo of Christ Child on throne-probably by santero Soto-complete with original paint-3 inches by 3.25 inches-4-inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232646
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Pre Columbian Taino tribe footed bowl-found buried in Puerto Rico over 50 years ago-repaired, but complete except for rim chip-trances of design inside bowl-large 11 inch diameter-4 inches high-rare find-authentic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226486
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
19th century carved wood santo from Central America of St Anthony holding Christ Child-book is unusual attribute-surface losses but piece is complete--additional base added to original-total 13.5 inches high-St Anthony brings good luck to unmarried women and lost things-this one has been action