All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #147405
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1235.00
Rare German inlaid Black Forest tilt-top table--inlay on top and some carving on pedestal use edelweiss flower as motif--top is 29 inches long and 21 inches wide-height is 29.5 inches-minor wear to varnish- small drying crack at juncture of top and pedestal-does not show when displayed-can be filled if desired-table sturdy and stable as is--screws replaced holding block on to of pedestal--overall condition excellent---wood is all walnut except secondary soft wood part of tilt-top mechanism--cen...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #137030
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4200.00
French cut crystal chandelier with gilt bronze elements-neo classical with gilt bronze anthemions at top and guilloche designs on bronze center band--56 inch drop and 24 inch diameter--perfect for hallway although previous owner had it over his dinning table--bronze elements need cleaning---crystals in good shape-10 lights-operating condition-over 50 years old
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #130872
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2000.00
These are unusually large Islamic Tuareg amphora vessels--strong color with black and white designs on orange background-made of thick terra cotta material-these are heavy pieces designed to be used and they were-age is 200 years plus-minor damage to one spout and one handle-minor surface losses--stands are modern--25 inches high-on stands 28 inches high--vessels most likely made by the same hand-ex collection prominent collector of Islamic furniture and decorative items--sell at Paris auction f...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1900 item #112290
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Good sized antique American gold leaf frame-38 inches by 34 inches on the outside-25.25 inches and 30.5 inches on the inside--frame needs attention-losses to surface and gold leaf touched up-once restored magnificent-worth the effort-priced accordingly-- about 120 yrs old--has old paper Detroit musuem lable on back--
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1900 item #111255
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$145.00
very nice European frame-late 19th century-16.25 inches by 14.5 inches on the outside-inside is 12.25 inches by 10 inches-appears frame is gilded below current dark surface--cleaning probably would bring out more gold-looks okay as it is--very few nicks-overall condition is excellent
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1900 item #97343
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
These intensely inlaid tables were made in Wales by a cluster of craftsmen over a 10- year period-roughly 1880-1890-they fall into the Aesthetic movement and are known Tumbridge tables-they come in various shapes and forms but the alternating colors of the inlay are consistent--this table is 30 inches in diameter and 30.5 inches high-the top screws off-there are restorations-top has been professionally reinforced by a wood panel under the top--it works just fine and controls cracking in the ve...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #96868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
A very fine bronze of Mozarts hero from the Barber of Seville-FIGARO-FIGARO-FIGARO--Green verdegris patina--34.5 inches high with 12 by 10 inch base--this is an imposing sculpture of Figaro with his barber basin in late 18th century Spanish dress-weighs around a 100 pounds--no condition problems-cast with lost wax process-finished beautifully-late 19th century--the glorious opera is about love,manners,politics and class-however Figaros name has been used for newspapers,restaurants,and cat food ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #95064
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$95.00
American Victorian silver-plate fruit basket with handle-marked on the bottom Simpson Hall Miller & CO--Quadruple Plate with numbers 1739--has 9 inch diameter and is 12.75 inches high with handle up-with handle down 5 inches--origInal silver is remarkably in tact-minor wear to bottom inside basket and one small spot on handle-no dents or repairs-priced below market value-a fine piece of holloware influenced by EASTLAKE-CA 1880-85
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #88620
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Talk about surviving, this Chinese Ming pottery incense burner is over 400 years old--American diplomatic family brought it out of Japan on the eve of WWII-Sancai--three-colored- green, yellow brown and aubergine blue--raised design is dominated by two sets of dragons chasing a pearl--each of the three legs protrude from the mouths of earth spirits--arms are removable for transport--piece is heavy-20-25 pounds--apparently in its history some one tried to lift the piece by the handles and broke ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #87305
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
19th century Chinese painted pigskin trunk--painted with flowers and a bird of paradise-22 inches wide-10 inches high-13.75 inches deep-very minor losses to paint-overall condition is good--still fuctional-about 130 years old
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #86195
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Eight Mason Iron Stone English porcelain butter pats-all matching-no condition problems-3 inch diameter-incised mark as well as stamp indicating they were sold by Richard Briggs-BOSTON--About 100 yrs old-fine detail-strong color-These really have a WASP provenance but lessor mortals are welcome to buy them
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1900 item #82827
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$785.00
Fan like transom found in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--forged wrought iron---53 inches wide and 23 inches high-rust and paint loss-no pieces missing-no repairs--used locally for wall decoration in houses and patios--heavy weight--an old part from the New World--120 years old or older
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1910 item #82707
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
You never find cast iron finials this form and size--looks like they came from Aladdins castle or Kremlin turrets or a Tasty Freeze stand-the pair are each 15.5 inches high-have a 5.75 inch square base-original paint has been removed-what remains is traces of rust colored paint--were cast in two pieces and welded together--it took a skilled welder to do the job--about 80 or 90 years old--need paint-make them as exotic as you wish--great doorstops for great doors-heavy
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #77897
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
The amazing thing about this French Old Paris inkwell is that with all its components that it has survived intact--except for wear to the gilding, the set is in excellent condition--all parts are there and no repairs--designed also to hold stamps-7 inches wide, 3.50 inches deep and 5 inches high--about 140 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #77024
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Beautifully designed pictorial Chinese Mandarin Palette plate--center is a group of musicians playing at a party-edges intricately worked-9.5 inches-very minor nick on one edge-no repairs--striking colors-about 170yrs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76998
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-9.5 inches-no condition problems-no repairs--center design appears to be a collection of women and children--maybe a harem? Chinese had them--beautiful colors--about 170 yrs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76997
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin palette pictorial plate--center design focuses on precious objects--for extra measure a dragon is included-very colorful-9.5 inches-no condition problems-about 170 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76996
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-depicts a parade of Chinese warriors marching in disarray--colors are beautiful-9.5 inches-very small nick on edge-no repairs-has good age about 170 years