All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Composition : Pre 1940 item #1090203
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2450.00
Under any circumstance a saber tooth tiger skull is something to find-this one is a hard plaster sculpture made to scale in the 1940s for a museum exhibition--it was recently replaced by a real one-reportedly this replica cost 4000.00 dollars at the time-the jaw moves-the surface has the detailed surface of bone with old bone patina-head can be removed from oak stand for shipping-find another-RARE-13 inches by 12 inches-8 inches wide-this is without mount and jaw open
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Russian : Pre 1910 item #1040118
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX-DEPICTS ANCIENT WARRIORS BATTLING EACH OTHER ON HORSE BACK-20THC-MINOR DULLING TO LACQUER FINISH-NO REPAIRS-4 INCHES BY 3 INCHES-DRAMATIC SCENE
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Russian : Pre 1910 item #1040112
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
RUSSIAN LACQUERED BOX-SIGNED IN CYRILLIC PALEKH-DATED 1992=ARTIST SIGNED -E N ZEMSTOVA 2.5 BY 2'5 INCHES-NO CONDITION PROBLEMS-1.5 INCHES HIGH-ELABORATE INTENSE PAINTING OF FAIRY TALE
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Russian : Pre 1910 item #1040108
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
RUSSIAN PALEKH LACQUERED BOX-SIGNED IN CYRILLIC PALEKH-ARTIST SIGNED A SEROVA-20THC-NO CONDITION PROBLEMS-TITLED IN CYRILLIC "THE BATTLE"-5.25 INCES BY 4.25 INCHES-FOOTED-1.75 INCHES HIGH
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #1019031
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Delicately carved Buddha shrine composed of three hand carved teak figures and gilt wood shrine-19thc-probably Burmese-all seated on lotus thrones-minor repairs to tips of lotus--9 inches high-9 inches wide-4 inches deep-striking-appears to be buddha and two acolytes
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1910 item #784900
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$150.00
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Pre 1930 item #719451
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Superb French cut glass perfume bottle with stopper--glass cut is complicated. special indented cut on base-stopper is emerald cut with green polychrome-box is original with gilt monogram and wood liner-minor wear to box-bottle is in excellent condition-bottle is 7.5 inches--perfume les poisi sentu de chez moi caron--label is in excellent condition--piece evokes 1930s Art Deco Style
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
This is a sensational ships wheel-never been used except as wall decoration-cherry wood-solid brass core- high quality-had to be made by skilled shipwright-cherry wood construction means it was designed for special ship or yacht--it is a beautiful object-nautical decoration or install as intended use -large--44 inch diameter
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Classic Danish porcelain statute of Hans Christian Anderson,19th century author of fairy tales-national hero of Denmark--marked with Royal Copenhagen mark inside bottom--no repairs-no condition problems-mint condition-9 inches high-6.5 inches at base--made in the 1950s-has serial number as well as mark
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1940 item #435881
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$585.00
Lonely?--how about a mannequin-Hawaiian-resembles Liz Taylor in her prime, but just a little more exotic-no dental bills-no divorce-no shop to drop syndrome--no closets full of shoes--and no chattering--ca 1950s-51 inches high by 16 inches wide-lady has a few skin problems-legs and arms come off-she never has headaches-overall condition good
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1970 item #344992
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Wild papier mache demon mask used at carnival in Santo Domingo-ca 1980s--was inspired by creature in Arnold Schwarzenneger film- Predator--there is a handful of artisans who make these masks in Santo Domingo-each has special individual technique-limited number and not repeated-usually sold only at carnival time--base is papier mache polychrome with vibrant enamel-tusks are resin-dread locks fabric---all oversized-28 inches by 21 inches-has a frightening inter-galectic look-creature from outer space
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Brass : Pre 1920 item #154082
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
matched pair of French brass vases made from German 105 mm artillery casings-bottom has German arsenal name and is dated 1918--these are examples of what is known as shell art--use of artillery shell components to make decorative items-have even seen defused projectiles converted into lamps--most of this work was done after WWI-the most decorative pieces done in France-these two pieces have been intensely worked with hammered and engraved designs-each have an incised panel in French which commemorates WWI with dates--20 inches high--5.25 inches diameter-no condition problems--top edges irregular where projectile was launched--but got to expect that--this is the real thing--a very decorative historical object
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1930 item #149894
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
tile picture-Italian Art Modern-ca 1930-composed of nine hand painted tiles-24 inches by 24 inches-tile glued to wood panel--can be removed and set into wall-two tiles cracked but complete-does not impair images--three Martian type figures in landscape--the red one connotes power or evil---take your choice--wildly interesting and colorful work of art from the early 30s
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Pre 1900 item #148893
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$525.00
this is a very beautiful solid rosewood Anglo-Indian tray on stand--unusual size-34 inches wide-25 inches high and 18 inches deep--tray can be removed and can used for serving--coffee table size--no condition problems--works well with West Indian decor-about 60 years old-probably made to order as it is uncommon in rosewood and in this size.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1950 item #148835
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1295.00
Pair of very nice English Regency style stenciled drum tables-each has small drawer-23.5 inch diameter and 30 inches high-condition excellent-hardwood with veneer-one chip on side to veneer repaired at time of sale--rare to find such highly decorated tables as a pair--bases well turned and colors of paint still fresh
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #37168
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Thirteen and one half inch Italian porcelain charger by leading Italian 20th century designer Fornescetti--maker of architectural inspired furniture and decorative items--decals on pieces are a signature technique--this charger has a hunting trophy design--condition is good --no cracks or chips--minor scratches in gold surface-not noticed unless you tilt piece to angle light---the blue decal on the gilt gold field makes a stunning combination--marked