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 : 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 : 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 #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 #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 : 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226181
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
19tc Puerto Rican santo of parish priest-chips to surface paint-piece is complete-6.5 inches high-priest was probably a saint but unknown to me
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226166
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Puerto Rican Santo late 19thd-probably by santero Soto-hands missing-has been repainted - this paint chips right off if you want original surface-pieces often repainted by local to honor saint for preforming miracle-saint most likely St Anthony-drying split on part of base-9 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226156
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Puerto Rican carved wood standing crucifix-ca 1860s-it is rare to find these complete-wear to surface-original paint-12 inches by 7 inches-both figure and cross interesting-fine example of Spanish Colonial art
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1208838
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Rare Puerto Rican three kings from the famous Caban family of carvers or santeros--these carvings were used in households-this sculpture has losses but is original in paint and base-- no repairs--highly sought set in Puerto Rico--9.5 inches wide-7 inches tall-3 inches wide