All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1700 item #776435
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,350
Superbly carved wood gilt 17thc architectural element--has twin putti heads-minor losses to carving and gilt-hand forged nails used to reinforce-perhaps later--element appears to be the top section of larger piece--orb was a design feature--no evidence that orb was decorated except with color--fascinating object-25 inches high-18.5 wide --7 inches deep.--rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #196414
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$545.00
German reticulated silver basket-- ornate with decorated with puttis-800 silver-- marked--basket handle moves-original cut glass insert-7.5 inches with handle raised-4.75 inches unraised-4 inches deep-4.75 inches wide--use for sweet meats or flowers-no condition problems--ca 1900 or earlier
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Charming early American Victorian salesman sampler of mahogany-- three drawer chest-minor nicks-has not been restored-complete-12 inches high-5.75 inches deep-and 10.25 wide-thses miniature chests are highly sought after
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1280650
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Rare pair Venetian Murano solid glass cockatoos-unsigned-gold fleck and lattacino work-no condition problems or repairs-13 inches tall-spectacular
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #26583 (stock #038)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Chinese glazed Terra Cotta Blue stand made in ancient form usually reserved for bronzes--strong solid Blue color--condition is good with very minor knicks on the bottom and expected glaze imperfections--top is 8-sided 16.50 high and 12inches wide and 9 deep. can be used in garden or indoors--rare piece with great color
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280674
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
Exceptionally rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-20 inches tall-sturdy
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Centennial : Pre 1900 item #1317832
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1271983
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Spectacular hour glass--actually sand measures about forty five minutes-tall enough to serve as side table-even has water rings on top to prove it-23 inches high-10.5 diameter-rare to find hour glass this large-no repairs or condition problem-it really workse
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23743 (stock #1472pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
Circa 1890, cat has a few glazing cracks, minor chips. It is well-formed, hand made, one of a kind. 21" long, 10" wide, 19.75" high. no litter box necessary--a big fat Persian cat that will never stray or produce unwanted kittens
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1900 item #898600
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
beautifully made hand wrought iron Spanish floor candle stick or lamp-for lamp it must be wired through central hollow rod or can be used as is as pricket candle stick-drip pan is made of copper--duck feet tripodal-piece is heavy and sturdy-no condition problems-ca 1900-45 inches high-16 inch diameter at bottom
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1205093
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
rare antique iron Chinese temple bell-all designs and calligraphy are raised-gilt dragon motif on rim is not-bell rings true-no repairs-chips on surface paint-brought to US from China by missionary-bell is rung by striking it with wood object-bell is 21 inches high with 13 inch diameter-on mount it is 29 inches high and 21 inches wide-piece is very heavy and needs to be crated to ship--red Chinese chair it sits on does not convey-translation of calligraphy may yield more info on history--magnifi...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1179107
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Four framed 16th century Spanish Tiles-Tiles are thick and designs are raised with each color applied separately in kiln-chips and expected wear-colors bright-in fine frame with tiles uniquely held by bronze center screw-12 inches by 12 inches framed-one tile does not the other three designs
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25170 (stock #445)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
silver Cup, Argentinian MATE. 19C. Silver and enamel. On tripodal feet with straw. 5.5 in high x 5 in span of feet.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #22955 (stock #1117pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$196.00
Pair of 18th century French engravings, one signed "Le recontre" and the other " "La flotte" 13.5 inch x 10.5 inch frames. Ship motif
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1910 item #866906
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,800
This is an extraordinary Moroccan wedding dress-must have been the daughter of a rich merchant-piece has hand-embroidered designs-festooned with linked coins and 18 metallic/enamel brooches. -professionally displayed in plexiglass frame-56 by 48 inches-3.5 inches deep-some rub spots on inside of plexiglass where metallic pieces rubbed against plastic frame.
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #74319
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
A very pretty glazed terra cotta hand-painted covered Italian vessel--made on a pottery wheel-7.5 inches tall with a 6 inch diameter-no condition problems-signed on bottom to incude 20s paper label that indicates it was once in Ontario Canadian jewelry shop--strong colors--yellow apples or lemons on a dark background
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #720620
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc German Porcelain Meissen cup and saucer-hand painted-fluted edges on both cup and saucer-saucer is 5.5 inches-cup 2.5 inches-no condition problems-insects in design
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Shelves : Pre 1910 item #858625
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $775
Rare hardwood East Indian wall shelf-has architectural elements reflecting East Indian motifs-well carved-gilt paint-30 inches high-24 inches wide and 6 inches deep-no condition problems-ca 1900-probably teak
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1920 item #566800
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1265.00
Rare offering of three hand forged and welded wrought iron matched floor candlesticks or torcheries-- each of the two single light is 42 inches high-7 inches wide with 10 inch diameter at base. three candle piece is 42 inches high-30.25 inches wide 15 inches diameter base--small pricket in each cup to stabilize candle --made in the 20s or early 30s --pieces are all sturdy-never have been wired or repainted-minor rust specks-rare find-no repairs
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #22671 (stock #10475)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Biedemeier Candle Stick. Brass. CA 1830-40. Price is for pair 8.75 inches high. For single 9.5 in high $155.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #56705
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Fine pair of hand painted French cache pots--3.25 inches high with 4.50 inch diameter--except for very minor wear to to gold trim no condition problems----pairs of anything with quality are hard to find--can be used as small planters--120 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1800 item #1138475
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare French 19thc faiance figure of St John the Baptist with eagle attribute-minor crazing to surface-seldom found-never with such an earnest face--14.5 inches high on 4 inch base
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 : Pre 1900 item #24617 (stock #1763)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Oval paier mache tray, ca 1840, rare sculpture-like painting. Small nicks on edge, otherwise in perfect condition. All handpainted. Beautiful condition. Problably allegorical, symbolizing freedom with the release of the dove. 15.75" x 12" Most likely French Hand painted
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1920 item #1081634
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Pr of carved wood blackamoor lamps- parcel gilt-ca 1920 Art Deco-pieces were probably part of element-carved on back-unusual and classic design, albeit blackamoors-figures 23 inches tall on base-lamp total is 32 inches-good weight-minor nicks with repaint-has classy interesting look-no shades
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25538 (stock #1823pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$685.00
Green, cut to clear. Probably Czech, ca 1930 or earlier. Wonderful floral and geometric designs. No condition problems. 11.75" high, 6.75" diameter at mouth. $685.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #442200
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25322 (stock #498)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Silver Windmill, Dutch. 3.5 in high x 1.25 in deep x 1.25 in wide. #21-99
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Well carved South American tropical wood Santo of St Jacinto, the patron saint of farmers-excellent detail -with tin halo-wear to pant except on face which is angelic-ca 1900-fine details-stepped base=no missing parts-13.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Early : Pre 1900 item #860659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
Spectacular mid-19thc eight-sided Spanish brazier-brass center set in wood with 8 pictorial bone inlay scenes-top is also decorated with bronze elements-edges are trimmed with bone inlay also- salamonic twisted legs-piece is sturdy-needs restoration of some of the inlay pictures or can left as is-recommend yellow varnish on pictorial- inlay be removed-minor chips and scratches-this is one of the most ornate braziers that has come into my inventory- rarity-16 inches high-32 inch diameter-perfec...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25286 (stock #494)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Silver Salt and Pepper, Pair. La Pierre. Sterling. Marked. #187-96
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.