All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #865205
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
This is a functional architectural Victorian bird cage-it has a tray that can be removed for cleaning -four separate hinged doors to enter the cage-top cupola comes off for transport and cage lifts off table-like stand-large steeple tip missing-nine of the smaller steeple tops have minor tip damage--minor rust on wire elements-- over all condition is good considering age and detailed composition--piece is assembled and cut from solid teak--first quarter 20thc-20.5 inches square-65.5 inches high--very interesting, fascinating, labor-intensive piece that took months to make.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1700 item #776435
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Superbly carved wood gilt 17thc architectural element--has twin putti heads-minor losses to carving and gilt-hand forged nails used to reinforce-perhaps later--element appears to be the top section of larger piece--orb was a design feature--no evidence that orb was decorated except with color--fascinating object-25 inches high-18.5 wide --7 inches deep.--rare
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1910 item #628533
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Hand foreged gate or door-ca 1910-has been sand blasted and painted against rust--was part of a double gate-has separate side installation iron strip--can used as door or gate has partial arch at top-88 inches by 27 inches-ornate-high quality work.probably can be duplicated if you need a double door or gate-nice design
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #628521
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Beautiful Spanish/Puerto Rican hand forged wrought Iron demilune that formed the top of a gate entrance of a 19th century historic Academia Catholica in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--school was built by Spaniards in the 19thc and was raised in the 1940s--this gate top is all that remains-has center cross and AC initials and address number--had piece sand blasted and painted with rust proof paint-use as gate top, headboard or interesting wall sculpture inside or outside--minor pitting-piece is stable and complete- 99 inches wide and 58 inches high--width of piece can be reduced by cutting or sinking side flanges into wall--dramatic historical, highly decorative piece--
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1800 item #285151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Pair of interesting Italian carved wood gold leaf swags--flower and leaf design--can be displayed as a pair or connected into each other into an extended S design--minor losses-ca 1850-17 inches long curved-5 inches widest point-3 inches deep