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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1252424
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
19thc Spanish Colonial carved wood crucifix-free standing on original base-most likely from Central America-has typical dark wood Christ found on Guatemala crucifixes-adorned with metal halo of undetermined material-has silver finish look but oxidized--for provincial piece it is well carved showing rib cage--22 inches by 10.5 inches-no condition problems--
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1251976
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Carved hardwood Spanish Colonial Virgin Mary-19thc probably Central American-has flint or glass eyes-comes with solid silver milagros of sacred heart that is on ribbon draped over hands-quality carving that does not appear provincial-no repairs-some repaint over the years-11.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248125
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Unusual 19thc exvoto dedicated to patient of pulmonary disease--text in Spanish on bottom margin reveals narrative and man's name and 1800s date--has fine oxidized tin frame- overall with frame 13.5 inches by 11 inches-painting is on tin laid down on wood-minor losses to surface-rare piece with a multitude of themes
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 #1237570
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Carved wood Puerto Rican Santo of Virgin Mary-8.5 inches high-original albeit some is missing-hand long gone-piece is probably by santero Caban-insect damage to base but the bugs are dead dead-8.5 inches--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 : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1232653
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Pre Columbian terracotta sculpture of priest from Bahia tribe-piece was crushed during burial prior to excavation and reassembled-minor surface losses but piece is complete--tribe is from Ecuador-from local collector in Puerto Rico--authentic-rare complicated piece-17 inches tall-free standing
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226481
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Beautifully carved wood Virgin Immaculata-estafado gilt work and polychrome-on carved cloud base with four putti heads and crescent-minor surface losses-piece is complete--with crown 14.25 inches