All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #752021
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Pre 1910 item #442244
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
very practical pair of turned oak Spanish suit case stands-20 inches high-13 inches wide open- uniquely hinged in center of stretcher, so can be folded and stored when not in use-made in the first quarter 20th century-sturdy, handsome and useful-no condition problem-will be waxed at time of sale-no flecks of paint will adhere--first pair I have handled
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1226166
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Puerto Rican Santo late 19thd-probably by santero Soto-hands missing-has been repainted - this paint chips right off if you want original surface-pieces often repainted by local to honor saint for preforming miracle-saint most likely St Anthony-drying split on part of base-9 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #25510 (stock #1815pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
ca 1940. Male and female. Male has damage on one foot. Spectacular colonial African pieces. ex-private collection. Male 15.75" high, female 17" high. This African art will not exist again; colonial period is over. There is a limited amount of pieces from the colonial period--if like it buy it--it is getting scarcer and scarcer
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 : 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 : 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 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 : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #165096
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
This is a very large German porcelain teapot-marked on bisquit bottom -Augustus Rex initials-ie Dresden-hand painted floral design--K initial on one side-think K is for king or kaiser?-one hairline near the bottom on the side that goes nowhere--does not affect integrity of pot--teapot holds liquid just fine--8.5 inches high-9 inches from spout to handle in width--this is one imposing tea pot-no chips-no repairs
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1900 item #483189
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Element of rum still from St Croix, Virgin Islands-one big piece of copper-upside down use as table--right side up as a planter-still has some old piping-copper oxidized, but can be cleaned-unusual form that can be adapted for all kinds of things-- way past its capability to make rum--19th century--sturdy,heavy copper-25 inches high by 33 inches at bottom and 21.50 inch at the top opening--dare you to find another
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1800 item #57154
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
Spanish colonial rat-tailed spoon--11 inches long and 1.75 inches wide--some say the spoon was used to stir soup or stew and spear meat in the pot--other believe that the spoon was used by the senoritas and senoras as a decorative hair piece used also as sharp weapon to protect themselves from unwanted advances-in either instance it is a functional piece--condition is good-one small rip in the spoon portion -over 200 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #529703
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #720640
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc German porcelain Meissen cup and saucer-hand painted --raised surface on 5.5 inch saucer-2.2 inch cup-no condition problems or repairs
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 : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23884 (stock #1513pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Attached underplates. Spoons and tops. Has an interesting crest that appears to be a bishop or cardinal's crest with inscription above and blow the crests. These are over 100 years old -- where in the 19th century is unknown. Fine quality and condition. $425.