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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #22328 (stock #10040)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$12500.00
Armoire. Dated 1651. Baltic possibly German.Features Circassian walnut veneer on door. Original lock and key. 24" d x 57.5" w 85" h.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1900 item #1253077
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $12,000
Spectacular 3-piece hardwood 19thc salon set from former Portuguese colony of Goa-composed of three pieces-two matching arm chairs and settee--festooned with lions and peacocks-no repairs-some minor scrapes and rubbing-seats need to be changed-this exotic furniture is rare as it combines Hindu and Portuguese motifs--carving is first class-chairs are 39 inches high-29 inches wide and 28 inches deep-settee is 39 inches high-61 inches wide 28 inches deep--an amazing set to be certain
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #22324 (stock #10026)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8750.00
Chest of Drawers. Dutch Marquetry. 18th c. 24" d x 44" h x 33" w.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #50199
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8500.00
Strong imposing handmade wrought iron console--uncertain of origin --maybe Italian or Spanish or even antique Egyptian--Thick marble top with doves breast carving on the edge-92 inches long--44 inches high and 26 inches deep--it is indestructible--the iron could take on a head on crash from a locomotive and destroy the locomotive--iron is very heavy gauge--had a iron maker craftsman tell me it would take two men over three months to make it apart from design consideration--has a basket filled w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22400 (stock #10198)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8500.00
Buddha. Early Ming or late Sung Dynasty. 39" h x 20" w x 17" d. Carved wood. Fine patina with traces of turquoise paint. Piece is hollowed out. Mounted on later stand. Has all the quality and drama of a corporate show piece. Or for a person with the means and taste for the exquisite- Consider the piece Chinese---piece is over 400 years old--no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24220 (stock #161)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7800.00
19th c. bronze titled "Lioness on the Move". Signed: T. Cartier. Listed in Benezit. Lost wax process. Excellent condition. Antique marble base not attached. A powerful sculpture. 17" h x 24" w x 9" d.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23695 (stock #1454pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7500.00
Magnificent pair. Probably Thai, brought to New Orleans in late 18th century. Solid bronze, approx 170 lbs each. Wonderful casting. Unique helmet heads, beaver tails. Rich patina. Can use indoors or in the garden. Rock crystal eyes. These are not reproductions. 35" high, 28.5" long, 15" wide. Male and female. (Use them for breeding)
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1900 item #22410 (stock #10231)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7200.00
Mirrors, French.Pair. Mid 19th c. Hand carved wood. Gilt. 22" x 48".These are truly spectacular. mirrors are bevelled--carving refined and condition excellent These are rare,rare--pair, pair
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Revival : Pre 1900 item #792895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6800.00
Rare 19thc hand-carved walnut Portuguese marble top console--ca 1880s-influenced by French Louis XVth design-marble appears original with beveled rounded edges-no repairs or condition problems--63 inches long-19.5 inches wide and 35 inches high-carving is fine quality with rich design- unusual ostrich web feet--sturdy-can carry heavy weight
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1900 item #23838 (stock #1484pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6800.00
Bronze and porcelain. Uses 19th century Satsuma vase seated on French ormulu base. On top of vase is bronze candelabra that has been electrified. There are ten lights. A massive, impressive piece for a formal interior. 45" high $6800.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1081143
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6700.00
Rare 17thc carved gilt bas relief wall panel of St Peter --it was part of the decoration from Jesuit wood church in Greater Peru--now Bolivia-has custom tags from Bolivia on back-gilt is gold leaf-Jesuits were banned in area in early 18thc--these panels festooned the inside of churches-churches were almost always wood-wear to surface, but piece appears complete.49.5 high by 22.5 inches wide--relief comes out 4.5 inches-- St Peter carries the keys to the heavenly kingdom--one of kind-museum qual...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #265810
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6500.00
Magnificent pair of English ironstone potpourris-large 26 inches high and 15 inches at widest point-Chinoisere design with bold fou dog tops-colorful tobacco leaf design-ca 1840s-unsigned-professional repairs to tops-ventilation holes in tops and bottoms made during firing designed to emit vapors--pieces were placed by the fireplaces in English great houses and elaborate town houses--these are rare-to find a matching pair is almost impossible-overall condition excellent--wonderful form with stun...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #23019 (stock #1175)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6500.00
18th century, Dutch influence, beautiful brass fittings, hardwood, 60" high X 38.5" wide X 14" deep. Fine construction $6,500.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #797058
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $6,400
Rare German Dresden Augustus Rex porcelain figure of Art Deco lady with bird in cage-ca 1920s-marked in blue under glaze-also incised data ie.,H. M. 22--probably artist's initials and date of production.28 high-15 inches wide-9 inches deep-a large piece of charming porcelain-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #628521
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4895.00
Beautiful Spanish/Puerto Rican hand forged wrought Iron demilune that formed the top of a gate entrance of a 19th century historic Academia Catholica in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--school was built by Spaniards in the 19thc and was raised in the 1940s--this gate top is all that remains-has center cross and AC initials and address number--had piece sand blasted and painted with rust proof paint-use as gate top, headboard or interesting wall sculpture inside or outside--minor pitting-piece is stable...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23833 (stock #1481pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Circa 1600. Ming covered bowl. Deeply worked, dragon and foilant design. Excellent condition. Two-color glaze greens and yellows. 17" high, 17" diameter. Everything is right. $4800.-weighs 20-25 pounds
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1205093
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
rare antique iron Chinese temple bell-all designs and calligraphy are raised-gilt dragon motif on rim is not-bell rings true-no repairs-chips on surface paint-brought to US from China by missionary-bell is rung by striking it with wood object-bell is 21 inches high with 13 inch diameter-on mount it is 29 inches high and 21 inches wide-piece is very heavy and needs to be crated to ship--red Chinese chair it sits on does not convey-translation of calligraphy may yield more info on history--magnifi...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1800 item #519953
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Very rare pair of 18thc spectacularly carved ,polychrome gilt Italian mirrors--36 by 14 inches-carving is complete--surface paint and gilt have losses and gesso shows through-easy to restore by painting restorer-- original paint colors, design, and most surface in tact-or if you want that ancien regime or shabby chic look-do not touch them--no termites dead or alive