All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24508 (stock #1727pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
By Strindberg (listed Swedish sculptor), dated "40" (1940) "Svenska draghundklubben". Otto Meyers appears to be the founder. Also in bold Swedish text " Viribus conjvnetis per silvas ad montes" The bronze plaque has been laid down on a brass plate that has been dedicated to "Till Hjalmar Ohrstedt for fortjanstfuitt arbete till draghundsportens framjande." Dare you to find another! Dogsledding is not an everyday thing, except maybe in Alaska, and that's not especially a center for antiques...
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 : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #720213
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc Meissen cup and saucer-hand painted-no condition problems or repairs-deep 5.5 inch saucer--2.75 inch cup with scalloped rim.
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 : 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 : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146411
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Nicely woven fiber basket from the Amazon region made by the Yanomami tribe located on the Venezuela/Columbian border--has frog motif centered in geometric field-no condition problems-16.50 inches and 1.5 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1837 VR item #1138482
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1750.00
Early 19thc French bronze ormolu five-light candelabra-never electrified--has full body putti component as well as what appears to be French Severe porcelain tablet of putti---minor wear to gilding-no repairs-20 inches high 10 inch diameter-6 inch depth- detailed lost wax casting on figure and all candelabra elements
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #77897
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
The amazing thing about this French Old Paris inkwell is that with all its components that it has survived intact--except for wear to the gilding, the set is in excellent condition--all parts are there and no repairs--designed also to hold stamps-7 inches wide, 3.50 inches deep and 5 inches high--about 140 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22752 (stock #10547)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Persian Ceremonial Sprinklers. Silver on brass. Ca 1800. ostrich eggs heavily carved, one repaired - about half the silver on brass still exists...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #22751 (stock #10544)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1500.00
Rug, Karabagh Armenian. CA 1940. Highly colored with floral design. Measures: 79.5 x 54.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #25534 (stock #1822pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2700.00
ca 1850. Rare, beautifully designed, handpainted gilt flowers, birds with a celeste blue background. Perfect for fireplace, console or credenza. Heavy porcelain. Marked in heavy deep blue "MA". Possibly Jacob Petit (or one of his pals). 10.5" high x 8" long x 5" wide. Pair
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232646
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Pre Columbian Taino tribe footed bowl-found buried in Puerto Rico over 50 years ago-repaired, but complete except for rim chip-trances of design inside bowl-large 11 inch diameter-4 inches high-rare find-authentic
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #22395 (stock #10147)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Chest on Stand, Dutch Oak. CA 1700. Storage in top, behind doors, and in drawer. Very good shape.
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1900 item #553216
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
Very fine iron and brass floor lamp-probably a piano lamp- 50 inches high 16 inch base- oil retort is 8 inches in diameter--2 inch mouth for shade--this a heavy based lamp that cannot be knocked over by a pet or wind--need shade, wick and oil-otherwise no condition problem-over 100 years old--probably European origin
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1292158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Exceptional early 20thc Bohemian Moser Ruby cut glass vase festooned with gilt with the cutting developing raised lozenges on the six sides-very minor wear to gilt-no chips or repairs-8.75 inches high-unsigned
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 : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1910 item #1290106
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $195
This was originally designed as a backgammon set-now use the board for the game or as a disguised storage for valuables -tooled leather inside and outside-minor wear to leather-late 19thc-probably English-no longer hinged--each volume 15 inches long-10 inches wide and 1.75 deep-great book binding by fine craftsman
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $725
Spanish Colonial 18thc carved wood dress-up saint of St Vincent Ferrer-who was the first and most famous brimstone and fire preacher-he carries a bible or book of gospels in his hand-has monks haircut, glass eyes-surface is blackened by candle smoke i-arms move and piece comes off base-24 inches high-every preacher needs him for inspiration--REPENT AND DIE
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #496476
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Very nice Arts and Crafts oak table with 12 blue and white 18th century Delft tiles-floral motif-21 inches high-top 18.5 by 23.5-three tiles have hairlines-table is sturdy-fine piece
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #602743
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2895.00
Thee piece Japanese salon set -sette and one chair match-other side chaie is slightly different but works well with the other two-made in the 20s and brought to Puerto Rico by merchant seaman-from his estate-sette is 61.25 long-26 inches deep-37.75 inches high-one chair is 25.75 inches long 20 inches deep and 34 inches high--the other side chair is 25.5 long-19.5-38 inches high- all made of hard wood, probably teak-all pieces deeply hand, chip carved with court scenes-all have dragon arms-no co...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1700 item #1266912
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $475
Very early antique Chinese storage jar-has beautiful thick caramel glaze-hand thrown-fine form-no condition problems or repairs--6.25 inches high--7 inch diameter--believed to be before Ming period
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1910 item #1267811
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,895
High quality Spanish painted iron revival table with thick 1.75 rich marble hexagon top-32.5 inches high-22.25 wide-top comes off for shipping-minor missing paint-ca 1910--certainly in the Oskar Bach style--can be used as coffee table or side table
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 : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360296
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $825
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab two clams and morena in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887, 8 inches diameter, 3 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25287 (stock #495)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
Silver Salt Shaker, American. Sterling. CA 1880. Marked. #236-95
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360265 (stock #0005cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $975
Ceramic decorative Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab, clams. 1860 to 1887, 13 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
. Large Brazilian penca de balangandans comprised of 6 various charms including grapes, cashew fruit, guava or orange, cacao, and pomegranate - each charm or talisman representing protection, fertility, relief from sorrow, etc. Penca is suspended from a long chain which was typically worn around the waist. silver on copper. . Dimensions: grapes - 4.675" h; cacao - 4.25" h. Condition: Some wear to silver. copper chain included
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1837 VR item #798346
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,050
Rare collection of four matching Spanish Colonial hand-turned polychrome pricket candlesticks--probably from altar-hardwood-marblelized color added later than original date of 1840s--my guess is that they are Brazilian- tripodal feet on triangular base-14 inches high to include iron pricket-on 4.25 inch base-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #357581
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$85.00
Pair ornate French silver salts-marked- ca 1880s-no liners-no condition problems-2.5 inches length-2 inches wide and 1.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #23175 (stock #1256pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Pair of French mother of pearl Longettes, handle can be extended. Lens marked Lemaire F Paris, and Geo R Calhoun & Co Nashville, TN. It this isn't enough marking, the glasses are engraved with a previous owners name "Marina Woods Bell" The glasses don't just look pretty, they work! 4.5" X 2.5" collapsed, circa 1920, $425.
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 : 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 : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1287018
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $195
early carved wood African medicine box-has fitted lid as well bas relief carved feet--shows wear and was certainly used to contain all sorts of magical tribal items-oval shape 9 inches by 7 inches-5.75 inches high
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