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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #357592
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$85.00
Ornate European salt--2.75 inches diameter and 1.5 inches high -unmarked-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #499141
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Splendid Spanish Colonial painted and carved bench-- tropical hardwood-gessoed and painted --designs chip carved into bench-rush seat-some silver gilt highlights-- losses to surface-no repairs-sturdy-ready to go-rush seat shows wear, but is serviceable--39 inches long-- 21 inches deep and 32 inches high--from South America-piece has good weight and solid construction-ca 1880s-quality antique piece
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #738634
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
Italian glazed terra cotta figure of a mounted knight or exotic warrior-perfect condition-signed by Pattarino inside-13 inches high-18 inches wide-7 inches deep --Pattarino was a famous 20thc ceramicist who worked in Florence--he made both non-secular and secular pieces-his work is stunning-his details and coloring unsurpassed
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 : 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
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25547 (stock #1825pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Amber cut to clear; grape and geometric design. Deep cuts, no condition problems. Ca 1930 (or earlier). 11.5" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1128340
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Unusual Rose Medallion Chinese Porcelain diamond shaped porcelain relish plate-court figures as central motif- richly decorated border with designs and drawings over gilt field-10 inches long-8 inches wide-2 inches high-rare piece-no condition problems or repairs-ca 1860 or earlier-piece has weight
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #730894
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
Puerto Rican santos of three kings-signed a dated Domingo Orta- Ponce ,PR--1977-Orta was an important 20th carver in Puerto Rico-made of tropical wood-intentionally left unpainted-no condition problems-9'5 inches high-5 inches wide-11 inches long-handsome piece-proceeded directly from carver
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
African hardwood divining stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request--this stool was used in conjuction throwing shells that divined the future
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 : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #22742 (stock #10541)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
sold
Rug, Karabagh Armenian. CA 1940. Highly colored with floral design. Measures: 80.5 x 52.5 inches clean
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1072655
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2300.00
Spectacularly large glazed terrcotta Italian Della Robbia roundel-has crest as central decoration--possibly a Venetian crest-ca 1900-use inside or outside-31 inch diameter-3.5 inches thick--marked ITALY-weighs over 40 pounds--rare to find this size with this secular design-no condition problems-colors strong
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #1201819
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
octagonal mahogany Puerto Rican Arts & Crafts table ca 1900-25 inch diameter and 27.5 inches high-made in Puerto Rico ca 1900-cross bottom bracing fixed with removable wedges--there is glass top that expands diameter available-no condition problems-piece is sturdy-spade shaped cut outs on legs
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1900 item #493619
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
This 1890s gaslite chandelier has been converted to electric-six light with original cut and raised design glass shades-crystal pendants--gilt bronze metal base to fixture-36 inch diameter-46 inch drop--from home in old San Juan, Puerto Rico where it hung for years
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #930332
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Carved stone East Indian sculpture of deity-has attribute of an eagle or bird of prey on left on side and is armed with a spear-piece has been polished so difficult to judge age-certainly at least early 19thc-no condition problems-from private collection-12 inches high-6 inches wide-2 inches deep-wear to surface- free standing-most likely a guardian Hindu god