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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1317289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,950
Rare large Hispano Mooresque Spanish luster ware hand painted winged vase-- associated with the Alhambra in Spain-no condition problems or repairs-large 24 inches high by 14 inches wide-unsigned-these vases are extremely rare and inspired by Islamic makers-early 19thc-
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #87305
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
19th century Chinese painted pigskin trunk--painted with flowers and a bird of paradise-22 inches wide-10 inches high-13.75 inches deep-very minor losses to paint-overall condition is good--still fuctional-about 130 years old
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360264
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $255
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy vessel. Two branches with four olives. 1860 to 1887 H/5 W4,1/4 D/3 inches.
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 : Pre 1900 item #23631 (stock #1441pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Set of 6 Waterford cordial glasses, circa 1940. Bases in form of solid glass sphere. 3.5" high. Excellent condition. Turned upside down they make an interestig display
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1359948 (stock #0001ic)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,750
17,5 by15 inches Russian icon circa 1860 of Saint John the Baptist contemplating the body of Christ. Painted encaustic or egg tempera on gold leaf on wooden panel.
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 : 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 : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #276713
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
19th century rose medallion teapot in original woven wicker container-teapot marked in red on bottom-container has complete brass fittings--no condition problems or repairs--inside wicker container shows wear and dirt on fabric-whole piece is 9 inches high with a 9 inch diameter top-piece is over 120 years and is still all set for tea party-colors strong- very little wear
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1126049
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$365.00
Beautiful Chinese porcelain Rose Medallion mug-great colors-gilt highlights-crisp drawings-ornate handle-ca 1860-4.5 inches high-4 inch diameter-no condition problems-substantial weight
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146425
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Tighly woven fiber basket from the Yanomami tribe located in the Venezuela/Columbian region-has complicated geometric design that is evident on the inside on outside-no condition problems-13.5 diameter and 1.25 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1900 item #1125683
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2550.00
Rare pair of 19thc Chinese Mandarin Rose bottle vases with foo dog lids-has fine work with unusual reserves- gilt highlights-no condition problems-no repairs-8.5 inches high with stoppers--seldom found
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 : Furniture : American : Centennial : Pre 1900 item #1317832
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1081143
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6700.00
Rare 17thc carved gilt bas relief wall panel of St Peter --it was part of the decoration from Jesuit wood church in Greater Peru--now Bolivia-has custom tags from Bolivia on back-gilt is gold leaf-Jesuits were banned in area in early 18thc--these panels festooned the inside of churches-churches were almost always wood-wear to surface, but piece appears complete.49.5 high by 22.5 inches wide--relief comes out 4.5 inches-- St Peter carries the keys to the heavenly kingdom--one of kind-museum qual...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #486203
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Four rare Spanish Andalusian blue and white tiles--over 300 years old-professionally mounted in mahogany frame-losses to surface-no repairs-13 inches by 13 inches-each tile is 4.5 inches wide and little over an inch thick--framed overall 1.5 inches deep--pieces mounted in plaster--can be dismounted by soaking frame in water--from local collection in Puerto Rico-fresh on market--the four tiles compose a single design