All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1319303
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1304378
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,850.00
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298656
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1274236
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,395.00
Rare carved wood articulated Spanish dress-up saint---glass eyes-carving on head and hands exquisite- carving on feet not same quality, because feet were covered by garments-carving pegged ball and socket on limbs--minor scrapes through wear--these sculptures were dressed and carried in processions--32 inches by 12 inches--probably St Joseph
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1262865
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1232659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
Italian 18thc Baroque carved wood putto-26 inches tall on 11 inch diameter base--suspect base is later-piece was probably an architectural element-minor loss to one hand and flowing robe in back-well carved in full round with cascading hair and robe-sculpture possibly 17thc
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1210736
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Large carved wood polychrome Crucifix Corpus-ca 1800 or earlier-probably Germanic based on hollowed out back to prevent splitting-piece has been repainted-there is hairline on left arm-high quality carving by master-piece is complete and all original-29 inches by 25 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1187319
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1100.00
Very interesting carved tropical wood St Anthony displayed in niche-figure and niche came from Chile-carving is ca 1820 and niche is about 20 years later-condition is excellent-staff from St Anthony is missing-saint is the patron saint of lost things and unmarried women, so you are buying a saint with dual capability-figure is 12 inches high-niche is 18 inches high-4 inches deep and 17 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1183158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Sale Pending
19thc carved tropical hardwood sculpture of the last supper-it was carved in French Indochina at missionary mission and evetually brought to the US-all carved from one piece of wood-bottom carved out to prevent splitting-no condition problems-although probably inspired by Devinci's last supper, there are marked differences-unique piece-24 inches wide-6 inches deep-10 inches high-
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1164543
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$360.00
19thc carved tropical hardwood santo of Jesus Christ-probably Columbian-missing halo and one hand-wear to suface paint-11 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1492 item #1133691
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$890.00
This wood sculpture is what remains of a 15thc or earlier Gothic male saint-never has been restored-has extensive insect surface damage and missing parts-the fact that it remains at all is a miracle--it is a haunting piece that shows the ravages of time--here is an example of an item that survived without the tender care of musuems or of savvy collectors-28 inches high--the bugs are dead, dead ,dead
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1132729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,250.00
Rare carved gilt wood 18thc Byzantine or Coptic sculpture of St Peter--has book and keys attributes-back is hollowed out to prevent splitting-some of gilt is missing otherwise no other condition problems-27 inches high-18 inches wide and 6 inches deep at the base-unusual religious figure
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1072654
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Price on Request
Black Forest Carved hardwood deer head with real antlers --German or Austrian-mounted on carved wood plaque that has partial polychrome gilt Edelweiss flowers-deer head has carved acorns on each side of it mouth-no condition problems-20 inches high-11 inches wide-6.5 inches deep-
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #870574
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,650.00
Rare East Indian tropical hardwood carved architectural figural temple panel-about 300 years old-main subject is 4-arm Lakashmi goddess- other deities also portrayed-losses to carving-traces of polychrome on panel-piece has good solid weight and is stable-14 inches wide-39 inches high-4 inches deep-strikingly powerful piece
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #864755
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,400.00
Magnificent leather covered sculpture of elephant with trunk up-considered to be young elephant with short tusks-tusks made of wood-glass eyes-61 inches high to top of trunk-48 inches wide-25 inches deep-minor abrasions to leather- piece is sturdy and free standing-rare piece-overall condition is good-ca 1930s-great size-probably made to order
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #729240
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
French provincial walnut hand carved figure of an odd couple dancing-appears to be females ,but one bears a remarkable resemblance to President Richard Nixon--for deeper meanings to carving consult your psychologist-condition good-minor chip on base--10 inches tall-defy you to find another-ca 1880s
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #517692
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Unusual carved polychrome Spanish kneeling creche figure--8.5 inches high--excellent condition -good ptina-has a forged nail in back-wood is pine--over 300 years old--certainly baroque period