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 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 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 : 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 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 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 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
Tightly fiber woven basket made by the Yanomami tribe located in Venezuela/Columbian border area--has spot design on underside-no condition problems-12 inch diameter and 4 inches deep-no condition problems--from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146438
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Hand made tightly woven fiber basket made by the Yanomami indian tribe in Amazon region of the Venezuela/Columbia border-on underside is design inspired- by boa constrictor snake found in area-local name is oni eyekewe-no condition problems-2.25 inches deep-12 inch diameter-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146435
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
richly woven fiber basket from the Yanomami tribe of the Amazon region on the Venezuela/Columbian border--design comes through on the inside and underside-13.5 diameter and 1.25 inches deep-no condition problems -from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146430
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Finely woven fiber basket from the Amazon tribe Yanomami located on the Venezuela/Columbian border area-it has a monkey design center in a geometric field-no condition problems-design is evident on undeside as well as inside-10 inch diameter--.75 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146425
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Tighly woven fiber basket from the Yanomami tribe located in the Venezuela/Columbian region-has complicated geometric design that is evident on the inside on outside-no condition problems-13.5 diameter and 1.25 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146411
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Nicely woven fiber basket from the Amazon region made by the Yanomami tribe located on the Venezuela/Columbian border--has frog motif centered in geometric field-no condition problems-16.50 inches and 1.5 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1081143
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6700.00
Rare 17thc carved gilt bas relief wall panel of St Peter --it was part of the decoration from Jesuit wood church in Greater Peru--now Bolivia-has custom tags from Bolivia on back-gilt is gold leaf-Jesuits were banned in area in early 18thc--these panels festooned the inside of churches-churches were almost always wood-wear to surface, but piece appears complete.49.5 high by 22.5 inches wide--relief comes out 4.5 inches-- St Peter carries the keys to the heavenly kingdom--one of kind-museum quality
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1056938
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$435.00
Very rare carved wood santo of St Catherine of Egypt.ca 1860 from Uruguay-original paint with some missing-piece is free standing,but at one had a base. There are plenty of paintings depicting this saint, however this is the first santo of her in my possession. the santo carries her attribute, a wheel on which was tortured-sculpture is 9.5 inches tall-the ermine cape is free
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #730894
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
Puerto Rican santos of three kings-signed a dated Domingo Orta- Ponce ,PR--1977-Orta was an important 20th carver in Puerto Rico-made of tropical wood-intentionally left unpainted-no condition problems-9'5 inches high-5 inches wide-11 inches long-handsome piece-proceeded directly from carver