All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Musical : Pre 1900 item #1291201
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Late German concertina brought to Puerto Rico from Argentina by famous Puerto Rican popular vocalist--piece has beautiful design with mother of pearl inlay-one side strap broken and a harp decoration on one corner missing-bellows in good condition-some buttons need servicing-compressed concertina is 14 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1291199
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Early 18thc French carved fruitwood crucifix-carved from one piece of wood with marble base added later-note Christ's arms above his head rather than out stretched-a French catholic group represented Christ this way to demonstrate sacrifice to a narrow passage into Christs domain as opposed to a Christ crucifix with open arms where all are accepted-crucifix surmounted on orb with serpent- to represent Christ's conquest of evil=no repairs or condition problems-14 inches tall to include base-rare representation with special cross
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1290862
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
very well carved pair of gilt wood Chinese candle sticks in form of male and female foo dogs---ca 1900-minor wear to gilding-no repa1rs-6 inches high
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1900 item #1290860
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
This hand painted piece was used architecturally in a opera theater, cinema or German steamship lounge-ca 1900 or earlier-painted on heavy compound base- ravens and side male and female figures are raised-top is crenelated to impart castle battlement-51 inches high-23 inches wide .75 inches deep==from Wagnerian opera-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1290720
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,200.00
Large antique Oceanic carved tropical wood polychrome ancestor figure-either New Guinea or Fiji Islands-wear to paint with small nick at foot-box mount comes off for shipping-piece is heavy made with a thick one piece of wood-figure is 50 inches high-16 inches wide- and 7 inches deep at base-figure stands on wood box 24 inches high and 18 by 18 inches square-on box stand piece is 74 inches high-has a monumental look
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1290586
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,495.00
Pair of old master oil paintings-18thc bird paintings--these birds were considered game birds at the time and sought as as food-on hard wood panels-no condition problems-frames are later but appropriate for Italian paintings-8 inches by 6 inches--add 2.5 inches all around for fine frame and gilt wood liner
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1290583
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,450.00
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #1290106
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
This was originally designed as a backgammon set-now use the board for the game or as a disguised storage for valuables -tooled leather inside and outside-minor wear to leather-late 19thc-probably English-no longer hinged--each volume 15 inches long-10 inches wide and 1.75 deep-great book binding by fine craftsman
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1900 item #1289947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,050.00
Rare complete 19thc floor oil lamp combining wrought iron and a stupendous Japanese 19thc large vase--probably from a Japanese corner in a Victorian setting-63.5 inches high-15 inches wide at base-14 inches deep at base-no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #1289784
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Italian lithograph by famous modernist artist Giorgio de Chirico-1888-1978--piece is after 1939 when he changed style from Surrealism to what he called Neo Baroque-signed in lithograph as well in pencil on lower right hand side margin--edition number in lower left side margin in pencil 25/86-18.5 by 27 inches-add 1.5 inches all around-ignore shadow on left hand bottom-not examined out of frame
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #1289773
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$675.00
Italian lithograph by famous modernist artist Giorgio de Chirico-1888-1978--piece is after 1939 when he changed style from Surrealism to what he called Neo Baroque-signed in lithograph as well in pencil on lower right hand side margin--edition number in lower left side margin in pencil 26/94-18.5 by 27 inches-add 1.5 inches all around-ignore shadow on left hand bottom--not examined out of frame
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1289533
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Pair carved tropical wood male and female African seated figures--early-may be as old as 100 years-larger figure is male-both figures separately sexually articulated-believe they are from the Lobi-Wala tribe of Bukina-Faso-surface shows age with male figure having drying crack only on back side-piece us stable-male is 18 inches tall-female is 14 inches tall-they make quite pair either frontally or displayed from side view
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1289386
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Russian silver presentation cup=large enough to be used as vase-piece is weighted at base-presentation reads ANDENKEN VON P&O SCHEFFLER-marked under rim-8.25 inches-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1289008
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,395.00
Pr Russian silver spice towers--both with Star of David footed bases with varying Klezmer band figures, Torah and a Jew at prayer, leading up to globe form hinged boxes with inlaid cabochons to lid. With assay master's mark of AA 1894 for Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev, 84, an unidentified city mark, and an unidentified maker's mark. Total approx. weight of two items is 3.56 troy oz. . Dimensions: 3.5" h. Condition: With light surface scratches, and minor dints/dings. These pieces symbolize in many ways the core of Ashkenazi Yiddish culture of Eastern Europe
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1289007
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
This 19thc hallmarked German silver wine tasting vessel stands apart from the usual-has a nude putti holding a goblet and a clump of grapes surmounting a scallop shell design standing on four and dolphin feet--you taste from the cavity of silver shell-3.5 inches tall 2.75 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1837 VR item #1288922
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,100.00
Beautiful footed stand with ornate pierced design featuring stags, and a single crest. Stand is stamped with London city marks, a maker's mark of TD probably representing Thomas Dicks, and a date letter of 1833. Silver mounted bottles stamped with London city marks, a maker's mark of SC, and a date letter of 1833. Total approx. weight of stand is 25.74 troy oz. . Dimensions: 6.675" w x 6.375" d x 10.75" h. Condition: Good, with light surface scratches--the five castor bottles are cut glass and originally fitted to stand--English Regency period--rare find
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1288103
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6,800.00
This large, bronze sculpture is after the antique, Hellenistic sculpture formerly in the Farnese collection, the state represents the myth of Dircem first wife of Lykos, King of Thebes. She was tied to a wild bull by the sons of Antiope, Amphion and Zethus, who wanted to punish her for the ill-treatment inflicted on their mother--Sculpture was discovered in Rome in the 17thc and was gigantic and made of marble-since then it has been reproduced-this example is believed to be an Italian lost wax casting made at the end of the 18thc or early 19thc-except for minor wear to the black patina no condition problems--very fine detail-23 inches tall-- 17 inches by 17 inches base-weighs 75-100 pounds
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1910 item #1287801
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Spectacular Venetian iridescent glass ewer-no repairs or condition problems-large size 14 inches tall--great color and design