All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1260423
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $265
Rare 19thc Swedish carved wood board used to press linen-these were used throughout Scandinavia--wood is thick pine-handle is dovetailed into base board-drying cracks but they do not destab1lize piece. Finely chip carved with scroll design--these are rare as many ended up as fire wood--white flecks are packing materials-piece never painted-30.50 inches long-6 inches wide-1.75 inches thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1258267
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,800
This hand forged 18thc iron Puerto Rican cross weather vane is historical treasure-it has been passed down through local families for generations-it was originally from the San Francisco Church in Old San Juan which explains the "SF" cut into it--missing parts-minor surface issuess-74 inches tall-26 inches wide-museum curators attention
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1258189
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $180
Rare 19thc letter or stationary box disguised as old leather-bound books--used to hide contents on bookshelves or used straight forwardly on desk-losses to paper on top and to leather especially on one side-inside papered with classy antique paper-has great look--12 inches tall-8 inches deep-10 inches wide-professionally made with gold stamped leather-probably English
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1249920
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Stunning 17tnc polychrome Dutch Delft Tile-large 9 inch and 1 inch thick tile-- without repair-minor surface wear, so it was probably used on wall-great color and design-rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1249908
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Pair 17thc large Flemish glazed green stove tiles--Baroque with raised figures and margins-minor nicks-no repairs-11.5 inches square-strong color-rare
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
19thc retablo on tin of the Holy Family-minor losses to surface--has modern tin frame with overall 17 inches by 14 inches--hard to find image
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1247744
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$890.00
Superb pair of Japanese bronze Zogan Jippa vases--enamel surface with interesting designs with winged motifs-dragon handles-12 inches tall-no condition problems or repairs--every Shogan needs a pair--stunning pieces
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1910 item #1247041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
Fancy Anglo Indian small desk and matching chair-covered with designed punched silver like metal--chair has elephant motifs to include fresh fabric seat with repeated elephant pattern-no condition problems or repairs-chair is 24 inches wide-34 inches high and 18 inches deep-desk is 30 inches long by 17 inches deep and 28 inches high-richly decorated pieces
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1246340
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Bronze 19thc East Indian figure of goddess Sarawan plays a sitar-over condition good with small old casting split on lotus base-base caps hollow figure with design on metal cover-12.5 inches tall-handsome figure
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1246333
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Beautiful Chinese 19thc clois0nne enamel petit bonsai planter-very minor wear with little oxidation on inside cavity-3 1/8 by 5 1/8 by 3 1/8--fine work-great color
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1900 item #1244471
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
Rare pair of Bronze ormolu silver candelabra--made up of two Italian 16thc style military figures, one with sword the other with mace surmounted by candelabra each with six candle holders--soldiers clad in silver and gold armor-bobeches drilled for lights, but currently not electrifide--on stepped black marble bases--24 inches high-12 inches wide-6 inches deep-magnificent pair--needs cleaning-no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1244144
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
American cast iron door stop in form od thorough bred horse-no repairs -wear to paint-marked on inside COPYRIGHT 1949-WAYNSBORO VIRGINA-CRK---11 inches wide-10 inches high-well defined casting
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1238729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
This is a spectacular large Italian glazed pottery or majolica urn-Istoriato-hand painted, glazed- classic designs-with high relief masks--caryatid and snake handles-21.5 inches high-13 inches wide-m.-great colors and volume-signed Italy on bottom as well as with factory mark--probably from Urbino region-ca 1890s or earlier-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1238483
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Archaic faience Egyptian tomb Ushabti-all original-no repairs-has traces of turquoise glaze on front over impressed hieroglyphics--6 inches tall-genuine-wear to surface
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Belle Epoch : Pre 1900 item #1236803
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Unusual French Provincial hardwood folding lap desk. has decorated top with goose girl motif-well crafted pieces that unfolds into desk-no condition problems-- hand made-probably one of a kind-has drawer and letter holder and forge hasp to hold it together--rare piece-ca 1900 or earlier---10 inches x 8.5 iches-3.5 inches high--when unfolded extends to 23 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1236682
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Rare French inlayed Louis XVth style planter with original tin liner--has gilt bronze mounts minor drying cracks where piece comes together-small part of marquetery on one side shown in picture one is damaged 13.5 inches wide 9.5 -6.5 inches high-turtle shaped-this table planter is larger than most planter of this type
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1235670
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
This is one the finest pieces of porcelain I have handled-It is probably French and was bought in Switzerland-no condition problems----it has silver rim and was made in concert with the discovery of The Pharaoh King Tut--in 1922--this piece dates close to that date-TuT Tomb discovery led the Egyptian influence in the Art Deco period--plate is 11 inches diameter-it is depressed to 2 inches deep-not apparent in my photography is that the stunning gold background is filled with embossed hieroglyph...