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San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
Tel.787-723-1229
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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360297 (stock #0008cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $825
Ceramic Portuguese or French Palissy plate. Frog snake lizard and baby turtle in a oval. 1860 to 1887, 8 inches diameter, 2.1/2 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360296
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $825
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab two clams and morena in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887, 8 inches diameter, 3 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1360273
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
French terracotta maiolica roof tile in monkey form.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360270
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate. Three fishes, morena, frog, two clams two flying insects and a beetle in oval. 1860 to 1887 12,3/8 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360269 (stock #0004cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $750
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate. Two butterflies, two caterpillars and snail without shell in a oval, signed - Rose a Gunnar, loasrainha. 1860 to 1887, 7inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360266 (stock #0006cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $975
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Lobster and clams in a oval. 1860 to 1887 13 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360265 (stock #0005cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $975
Ceramic decorative Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab, clams. 1860 to 1887, 13 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360264
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $255
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy vessel. Two branches with four olives. 1860 to 1887 H/5 W4,1/4 D/3 inches.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360262 (stock #0007cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Clams and mussels in oval , 17,1/8 inches diameter , signed. 1860 to 1887
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1910 item #1360259 (stock #0001ms)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,775
Pair of antique majolica asimetric wall brackets H/7 W/14 D/6
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360249 (stock #0004pl)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate, two lizards biting snake and three beetles in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887. 9,1/4 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1360239 (stock #0001cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,475
French ceramic pottery probably made for the exibution of 1860 in Paris. The item is in excelent condition for it age. Dimension is H/16 ,W/20, D/9 inches. Weight approximately 35 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1359948 (stock #0001ic)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,750
17,5 by15 inches Russian icon circa 1860 of Saint John the Baptist contemplating the body of Christ. Painted encaustic or egg tempera on gold leaf on wooden panel.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $635
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320939
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $595
Rare antique Dan dance mask-given female figure that surmounts the mask, probably associated with fertility ritual-mask was used-surface shows age and use-complete-striking piece-museum quality-16 inches tall-7 inches wide-4 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $625
Early antique Beta Tribe tropical hardwood dance mask-ca 19thc-was used in ceremonies --mask surface shows age and wear-mask is heavy from dense wood--11 inches high 7 inches wide- 6 inches deep--remarkable mask-has Dark Vader aspect
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1320514
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
large carved wood Latin American santo of Animas, a soul burning in Purgatory-glass eyes-surface losses- fingers damaged on one hand --depicts monk suffering for his sins in purgatory--dramatic sculpture-usually found only in small santos-rare rare rare-31 inches tall-17 inches wide 12 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Well carved South American tropical wood Santo of St Jacinto, the patron saint of farmers-excellent detail -with tin halo-wear to pant except on face which is angelic-ca 1900-fine details-stepped base=no missing parts-13.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Centennial : Pre 1900 item #1317832
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1317289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,950
Rare large Hispano Mooresque Spanish luster ware hand painted winged vase-- associated with the Alhambra in Spain-no condition problems or repairs-large 24 inches high by 14 inches wide-unsigned-these vases are extremely rare and inspired by Islamic makers-early 19thc-
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1303868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,295
Rare Spanish Colonial hallmarked high grade silver on wood reliquary-ca 1840s-relic long gone now with mirror substitute--hallmarked in two locations- carved wood portion is gilded---these are seldom found in hallmarked silver--18.5 inches high-no condition problems-stunning
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1900 item #1303583
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $695
Stunning English papier mache inlay and heavy gilded lap desk-highest quality probably "Brighton Beach "-minor surface wear-has both original ink bottles-14 inches by 10 inches-mother of pearl inlay flower design as well as intense gilding on all sides-- tooled red leather writing surface--ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1303564
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
Finely cast bronze large Chinese Buddha 22 inches high by 16 inches wide by 10 inches deep --no condition problems or repairs-ornate with fine detailed relief casting on front and back-impressive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $725
Spanish Colonial 18thc carved wood dress-up saint of St Vincent Ferrer-who was the first and most famous brimstone and fire preacher-he carries a bible or book of gospels in his hand-has monks haircut, glass eyes-surface is blackened by candle smoke i-arms move and piece comes off base-24 inches high-every preacher needs him for inspiration--REPENT AND DIE
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1298660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Pair of unusual Chinese Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in the form of Buddha-marked Sterling-2.75 inches high and 2 inches wide-no condition problems0 ca 1920s-unusual
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1298504
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297372
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $795
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.5 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has heraldic crest that incorporated eagle wings--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $795
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 47.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297274
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $795
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #1296418
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,000
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
. Large Brazilian penca de balangandans comprised of 6 various charms including grapes, cashew fruit, guava or orange, cacao, and pomegranate - each charm or talisman representing protection, fertility, relief from sorrow, etc. Penca is suspended from a long chain which was typically worn around the waist. silver on copper. . Dimensions: grapes - 4.675" h; cacao - 4.25" h. Condition: Some wear to silver. copper chain included
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1292288
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
Fancy American 12 inch sterling silver ladle-marked by maker as well as sterling stamp-no repairs or condition problems -Belle Epoch period
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1292285
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Spectacularly fancy French Ladle-Belle Epoch period-has scallop shaped bowl with gold wash-12 inches long-has French makers mark as well Sterling 925 fine over 1000-no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1292284
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Eight beautifully decorated English Minton 9 inch luncheon plates with bird of paradise center design surrounded by unusual green and flowered borders-no chips or repairs-marked with makers mark as well as indented mark--first class porcelain by famous maker
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1292158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Exceptional early 20thc Bohemian Moser Ruby cut glass vase festooned with gilt with the cutting developing raised lozenges on the six sides-very minor wear to gilt-no chips or repairs-8.75 inches high-unsigned
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1292031
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,100
16thc Spanish Hispano Moresque luster bowl--15.25 inches diameter and 5 inches deep=has been repaired-some glaze missing-has hooks to hang
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pre 1700 item #1292029
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
Spanish 16thc Hispano Moresque bowl-13.6 inches diameter and 3 inches deep-bowl has been repaired with old staples but most of glaze remains-has hooks for hanging
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291956
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $85
Sterling Silver Reed & Barton tart server-classic rose pattern-blade is high grade stainless steel and handle is sterling -so barked on steel-9.75 inches-no condition problem
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $50
rare Reed & Barton Sterling silver scoop-marked classic rose pattern-6 inches long-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291940
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $145
Two sterling silver Reed & Barton sauce ladles each a different size-one is 6.5 inches and the other is 5.5 inches- marked-classic rose pattern-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291930
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $525
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #1291769
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $360
Large marked English ironstone flow blue platter-13 inches by 17 inches--has Mexican motif with fountains--no repairs or condition problems--1860s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1910 item #1291765
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $350
Beautiful Islamic geometric tile from Syria-finely cut glazed tiles set up as a large tile-colors are dazzling-workmanship and design superb-made in first quarter 20thc--no condition problems or repairs-used outdoors or indoors-even as a table top-16 inches square with iron rim
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1291578
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $450
top notch crystal Moser glass vase with gilt high lights on base and rim-intense etched leaf and flower design all over-no chips or repairs-unsigned-8.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1291429
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Very delicate beautifully decorated Spanish framed hand fan-late 19thc-hand painted with roses on silk- fancy lace, crystal beads with raised gilt designs on mother of pearl sticks-minor detachment of backing on small area at edge of frame --no condition problems with fan=-20 inches by 13 inches in frame
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1291299
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
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scallop shell is 8 inches tall==dolphin is 9 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #1290106
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $195
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1289008
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,395
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...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1910 item #1287801
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Spectacular Venetian iridescent glass ewer-no repairs or condition problems-large size 14 inches tall--great color and design
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1287528
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $425
rare archaic Thai painted pottery jug Ban Chiang--10 inches high with 9 in width-repairs to lip-good color--unusual form and painted design
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $695
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.
USD $195
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1286789
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,995
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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1284050
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $250
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282546
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $245
Colonial African Wood sculpture of Mother & Child-early 2Othc-females were painted blue to symbolize passivity-fancy dotted dress with matching blue shoes, with complicated hairdo marks this mother as a lady about town -minor drying crack to base and wear to surface--13 inches tall-
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282535
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Rare early 20thc African Colonial carved wood female-17 inches tall-wear to surface- no cracks-striking figure with painted highlights
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280698
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Unusually rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-18 inches tall-sturdy
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280674
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
Exceptionally rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-20 inches tall-sturdy
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1280650
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Rare pair Venetian Murano solid glass cockatoos-unsigned-gold fleck and lattacino work-no condition problems or repairs-13 inches tall-spectacular
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1280432
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $475
Very special large porcelain Old Paris vase converted to lamp-French green color dominates - with two different hand painted flower designs-minor wear to gilt-no repairs-recently rewired--vase on stand is 14 inches-with harp total 22 inches-ca 1860