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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125692
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Rare Chinese Rose Medallion shallow bowl-scalloped edges-ca 1860s or earlier-drawing crisp and colors strong-no repairs-9 inches diameter-2.5 inches high-no condition problems or repairs- bowls like this seldom on the market
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23849
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
Mid-19th century. Carved gilt wood with parcel gilt pair of shishi dogs-Painted glass eyes. Superb carving. Male and female. Good size. 17" high, 6.75" wide, 14" long. Try to find another pair!-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #720606
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$300.00
18thc German Meissen cup and saucer-hand painted-overal condition excellent-no repairs-deep saucer-very minor nick on 5.25 inch diameter saucer-cup is 2 inches high-design at bottom inside cup-raised edges on cup
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #529703
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #429655
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1195.00
Lovely English papier mache tilt to table-mother of pearl inlay-gold leaf and polychrome highlites on black background-scalloped shaped rim -tripodal base -minor wear to gold leaf-varnish shows wear-table is stable-no repairs-appears in original condition-39 inches high folded-22 inches diameter--27.5 inches high as open table--a useful decorative piece of highest quality-ca 1880s-probably from Brighton Beach, England MFG
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 : 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 : Pre 1920 item #1117914
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Pr of Baule sculptures- carved tropical wood-made by same hand-detailed carving with tribal scars- fine patina from handling-each have beards- seated on animal--over 60 yrs old-13 inches--the other 12.5--straight from African collector-no repairs-no condition problems-rare quality
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1198565
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Rare large 27 inch diameter 20 inch high Shan rain drum-late 19thc-has naturally developed verdegris green patina on the bronze-piece weighs over 150 pounds-drum is complete-no repairs-small white paint splash easily removed-handsome piece either outdoors or indoors as a table-has frog motifs on top with compass star center with concentric designs-probably originally from Tonkin Gulf area
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1900 item #1193937
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Very rare 19thc bronze neo classic Roman style chandelier-based on classic oil lamp- decorated with gilt relief masks, palmettes,and acanthus swags-ca 1890s--19.50 inch drop with 12 inch diameter--gilt relief shows wear and could be refreshed if you wish more glitz-no condition problems. Bronze is heavy and well cast and patinated-probably French and used in Empire settings
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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
Tightly fiber woven basket made by the Yanomami tribe located in Venezuela/Columbian border area--has spot design on underside-no condition problems-12 inch diameter and 4 inches deep-no condition problems--from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #27039 (stock #082)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1495.00
Italian Deruta Vase converted to table lamp--renaissance designs--has typical copper luster finish--has two different medallion designs--large griffin handles--size 21 inches high-33 high as lamp-12 inches wide and 9 inches deep--this is a bold lamp not for timid taste-no condition problems- ca 1900
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1097024
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare pair 18thc Persian Qjar vases-long neck-probably for libation during Shiite ceremonies-each has different birds and design but with same color matrix-15.5 inches high and 6 inch diameter-condition is good with irregularities in kiln glazing-brought to Puerto Rico by ayatolla-in one family for years
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 : 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