All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1244477
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Fine 19thc Chinese bronze censor-elephant form with detailed raised designs-in two pieces-top of censor has three of the tiny balls at corner tips missing-one remains-brown patina shows wear-no marks-7 incheswide-9.5 inches high-3 inches wide-handsome piece
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1244289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
19thc Spanish Colonial retablo painted on wood--Madonna and child-Madonna holds candle in right hand and Christ Child in left-believed to be the Madonna Candelera---wear to surface-6 by 8 inches-uncommon retablo-used in ceremonies
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Pre 1900 item #1244268
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
unusual retablo painted on wood of unidentified saint-may be ST Anthony or St Francis of Assi-saint holds a bowl with two birds and a sprig of lilies-minor paint loss-burns from candles at bottom and on back-7.25 wide and 10 tall inches-used in adoration ceremonies
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1240739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Very rare 18thc English hand-colored engraving of female savage with her baby from Terra de Fuego-dated 1793-colors bright-condition good-name of engraver and painter on print-imprint of plate apparent-titled A FEMALE SAVAGE OF TERRA DEL FUEGO-stunning piece-6 inches by 9 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240647
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$385.00
very rare English hand-colored engraving of a Caribbean Indian and his five wives--Titled CHATOYER THE CHIEF OF THE BLACK CHARAIBES IN ST VINCENT WITH HIS FIVE WIVEs--according to inscription it is based on painting by Sir William Young Bar-it was engraved by Agostino Brunyas in 1772--impression of plate is obvious-color still strong-small foxing spot outside margin at top-9 inches by 11 inches-unframed-condition is good
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240641
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Rare Dutch hand-colored engraving of European explorer greeted as hero by Caribbean Indians waving palm branches-from book page-7.5 inches by 12.5 inches-image is 6.5 inches by 5 inches-colors strong-condition good
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240638
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Rare hand-colored 17thc Dutch engraving of Caribbean cannibals-part of page from book-page is 12 inches by 8 inches-image is 5 inches by 6.5 inches-condition is good-colors strong
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1240517
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
French hand-colored engraved map of Santo Domingo to include the Eastern tip of Cuba and out lying islands to the North-map is by M. Bonne-good condition with minor nicks outside margin on upper left top-10 inches by 14 inches-unframed- engraving plate indentations evident
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1240275
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
Rare bronze sculpture of Roman goddess of plenty--has silver inlay on three sides of base and in crown of Pomona--goddess had no Greek representation so Pomona is strictly Roman-she wears a crown stylized from an Egyptian deity which fascinated the Romans-carries a horn of plenty and leans on a plow shear-no condition problems- some accumulation of dirt on brown patina-16 inches tall-has Naples foundry mark on back base-probably cast in the 1860s-sculpture inspired by find in Roman excavation-ca 1860
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1239847
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Rare 19thc Cuban colored lithograph of the vista of the town Baracoa-has sail boat in foreground and mountains in background--minor crimps on top margin-colors strong-overall condition is good-titled at the top ISLA DE CUBA and at bottom VISTA GENL DE LA CUIDAD Y MONTANAS DE BARACOA-10.25 inches by 7.75 inches-add 3.5 inches all around
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1239744
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Rare Cuban colored lithograph of seaside view of Santiago De Cuba-has view of sailing ships and fort-colors bright-ca 1860s-titled at top ISLE DE CUBA and at bottom MORRO Y ENTRADA DEL PUERTO SANTIAGO DE CUBA--10.25 inches by 7.50 inches -add 3.5 inches all around for recent mat and black wood frame-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1900 item #1239733
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Very rare 19thc Cuban colored lithograph depicting a convivial outing riding bulls through a lush tropical jungle=ca 1860-piece has ISLE de CUBA titled at at top and CERCANIAS DE BARACOA at bottom--colors are still bright-no condition problems-10.5 by 8 inches-add 3.5 inches all around for recent mat and black wood frame.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Watercolor : Pre 1900 item #1238815
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
19thc watercolor of French military drummer and bugler by Orlando Norie {1832-1901}-Norie is listed and has sales record-piece is signed lower right hand side and Norie was known as Queen Victoria military painter-his works are found in museums--this painting appears to represent French troops in Algeria- buglers and drummers were key to military communications at the time -ca 1860s-no condition problems-6 inches by 9 inches-add 4 inches all around for mat and frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1940 item #1236976
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Oil painting is on thick paper with no condition problems -has impressive painted broad dark oak frame and is signed H Tomoj in upper right hand corner-piece was a wedding present 20 years ago to local couple in Puerto Rico that split. The painting has a lot of character and is striking--"the lady was a rag, a bone and a hank of hair, but she was his lady fair"--19 inches by 23 inches-add 3.5 inches all around for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1235659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
French Bronze of Orpheus with a charmed panther at his foot. signed by Loius Gossin--1846-1928--has brown patina-no condition problems-from Greek mythology--had the power to charm all living things with his music-listed with sales records-17 inches high--loss wax casting-this not a restrike
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1233023
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$785.00
Rare bas relief carved oak 18thc Russian processional crucifix--it is carved on both sides-one side has carved relief of crucified Christ with the Mother of God and the Apostle St John on the terminating ends-on the same side at the top God the Father and bottom are cross bones-verso is carved with a chalice beneath the All-seeing-Eye-of God there are also monastic saints depicted--length is 13 inches-width is 7 inches-cross element can be removed for transport-wear to surface-no repairs-quality of carving is superb-front at bottom is concave to allow fingers better to grip crucifix-quite a piece of religious art that was certainly used in rituals
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #1232947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Here is a fine example of both calligraphy and genealogy-It is a family tree of noble aristocrats in the Hapsburg Austrian Hungarian Empire--high national awards and decorations gleaned by the family over the years are pictured in watercolors--text is in ink and appears entries are made by different hand at different times--piece is on parchment or vellum and stands alone as piece art. unframed-- no condition problems.
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