All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1287018
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
early carved wood African medicine box-has fitted lid as well bas relief carved feet--shows wear and was certainly used to contain all sorts of magical tribal items-oval shape 9 inches by 7 inches-5.75 inches high
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1286808
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc French engraved map of the Antilles islansd to include Puerto Rico at the top of the chain -signed by Bonne and dated 1782-no condition problems-13 inches by 9.5 inches-add 2.5 inches for frame and mat all around
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Caribbean : Pre 2000 item #1286796
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,995.00
Lively cabaret scene-probably Cuban signed Davos ? dated 1997---34 inches by 36 inches-add 5 inches all around with elaborate frame--no condition problems-piece found in Puerto Rico- certainly captures mood of the islands --unable to decode signature with certainty
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1286789
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,995.00
Very rare 18thc Spanish tile family crest- later framed with broad mahogany frame-composed of 36 tiles-32 inches by 32 inches-add 3 inches all around for hand made frame-minor chips to surface-dazzling colors for use inside or out side-perfect over fire place
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1286788
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,995.00
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1286389
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc French engraved map of Cuba and Jamaica dtd 1782 signed by M Bonne- very minor foxing-13.26 inches by 9 inches-add 2.5 inches all around for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1286385
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc French engraved map dtd 1782 by French map maker M Bonne of Puerto Rico and Santo Domingo-13 inches by 9.5 inches--add 2.5 inches all around for mat and frame-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #1286382
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,195.00
rare lithograph by major French modernist print maker sculptor and artist Georges Braque[1882-1963]-piece is signed in pencil by artist with indications on the left bottom margin it is an artist proof--has plate indentation-Braque is in museums, listed with sales records and in major collections-no condition problems=-10.5 inches by 6.5 inches--add 3.5 inches all around for mat and frame
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Eastern Europe : Pre 1900 item #1286234
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,600.00
Charming Old World center piece depicting puttis riding a sled-typically late 19thc/early 20th century Belle Epoque piece-bronze is finely detailed lost wax castings and with ormolu finish that needs cleaning-additional to sled housing, there are three bronze puttis in different forms--the custom porcelain center bowl is unsigned Zsolnay--no repairs or condition problems with piece-14 inches wide by 11 inches high-4 inches deep-porcelain is fixed to bronze---art from a bygone era and it is rare to survive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1286226
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Rare Chinese Porcelain Kraak blue and white platter-Ming dynasty 1570-1645- classic molded edges inspired by lotus blossoms--no condition problem-brown stains removed-11.75 diameter-2 inches deep -The Kraak pieces were the first Chinese exported porcelain into Europe and distributed from Holland
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1285434
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Large early 20thc African Yoruba maternal sculpture of a mother breast feeding twins-twins reportedly consist of about four per cent of births in the Yoruba tribe and hold special mystical significance in the culture--29 inches high-11 inches deep and 11 inches wide-no repairs-original surface untouched
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1285427
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
This large Guatamalan carved tropical wood mask is amazing-these are normally small face masks used to dramatize in village plays the bad old days of Spanish colonial period-the bearded Spanish figure are depicted as evil Spaniards who always lose battles to the local native people-this mask has coiled snakes in relief for beard and decorated snake and owl headdress-minor wear to polychrome surface-no repairs-ca 1900-36 inches high-11.5 wide-10 inches deep--extraordinary decorative art only for those not faint of heart-BOO
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #1285186
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3,450.00
Rare period American painting ca 1930s of Josephine Baker-Harlem Renaissance school-recently professionally cleaned and relined-colors are bright-no condition problems-unsigned and unframed-26 inches by 36.5-high quality work
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1284310
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Pair of Japanese 19thc solid hardwood, probably teak, architectural shishi dogs--most likely part of temple installation-exquisitely carved-minor scraps-no condition problems--each piece is 17 inches wide by 7 inches deep by 14 inches high-dramatic pieces
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1284114
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,495.00
Rare tall Puerto Rican Virgin articulated Virgin santo -glass eyes-torso was modified to give figure narrower waist sometime ago-piece needs base- quality of carving is superb as good as the figures found in Porto Coeli collection in church museum in St German Puerto Rico-skin tones are realistic--piece was probably used in processions-32 inches high-13 inches wide and 4.5 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1284050
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
19thc carved gilt wood altar piece- early 19thc-Spanish Colonial--originally piece held prayers and now serves as mirror-mirror is clouded, gilt is worn -carving is in good condition complete and unrepaired -20.5 inches tall-very decorative
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #1283926
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
beautifully carved hardwood crucifix corpus of Christ-European 17thc Baroque-missing arms and surface wear-quality carving-24 inches long