All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1262865
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625
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 1800 item #1227668
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
18thc Italian crèche figure of noble women-age has put her silk gown in tatters and the gilt bullion trim is oxcidized-her carved wood head, hands and feet show age to polychrome but the lady is complete-steel base is later shows surface rust but is stable--15 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1226014
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Puerto Rican Virgin santo by famous Puerto Rican Santero Caban family-original paint-hands missing-late 19thc and one of the earliest Cabans-base was added-figure is 7.5 inches-with base add 1.75 inches- note piece free standing without base
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1226010
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
19thc carved wood Spanish Colonial wall Crucifix-original cross-carved figure has minor surface loss-original patina-note that drapery on Christ is cloth suffused in gesso-21.5 inches by 12 inches-crucifix is complete-no repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1223895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
18thc carved wood figure of adolescent Christ Child-18thc from South Germany-at one time it probably served as architectural element-now displayed hanging on a wall-minor chips-most likely touch up paint over years-gold leaf highlights--16 inches tall
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 1900 item #1201322
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1250.00
A 19TH CENTURY BOHEMIAN CARVED AND POLYCHROME WOOD CRUCIFIXION GROUPING. The heart shaped base set with the mourning Virgin Mary on left and the Apostle John on the right beneath them on the ground, the skull of Adam and above, a large ebonized cross set with a carved Corpus Christi. Height 28.25 inches (71.5 cm).minor paint loss-no repair-figures at base can be removed for transport
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1192947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450
Carved tropical wood Philippine santo of St Francis--has Franciscan robe and haircut-original paint but with losses-base replaced long ago-halo missing--St Francis is the most popular saint, but as a santo difficult to find--now that a Pope has taken his name, it will even more difficult. Good size-17 inches tall-7 inches wide--first santo that I have had with bags under his eyes.--striking sculpture
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1187617
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1750.00
Rare piece of American Folk art-hand carved wood fragment of giraffe head from carousel-losses to surface to include one horn-length 30 inches-width 17 inches-6 inches thick--doleful glass eyes--real authentic piece of American antique folk art.
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.
$1850.00
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 #1173409
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Finely carved 19thc walnut horse mounted on wood polychrome and elegant parcel gilt plinth-plinth is faux porphyry in color with gilt gold leaf highlights-uncertain whether horse is lippinzaner or model for carousal horse or something else-it has elaborate saddle-15 inches high-13 inches wide-5 inches deep-no condition problems-fine item
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 1700 item #1163487
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
17thc carved wood polychrome Spanish Colonial crucifix. Piece is mounted on clear plexiglass-can be easily dismounted-damage to fingers and toes-minor paint loss-note interesting details on back-corpus 22 inches by 16 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1163053
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$385.00
Rare Spanish Colonial carved wood polychrome crucifix-from San Salvador ca 1900-minor losses and wear to paint-17 inches by 10 inches-free standing
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
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