All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #720223
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
18thc German Meissen porcelain cup and saucer-hand painted-no condition problems-minor wear to gilt on rim-no repairs-2 inch high cup-5.25 diameter deep saucer
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 : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1138826
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Pair of 19thc Scottish petipoint fabrics mounted on two hardwood panels as table screen or possible fire screen-23 inches by 12.5 each panel-28 inches by 27 inches each panel mount.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Tools : Pre 1900 item #1260423
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $265
Rare 19thc Swedish carved wood board used to press linen-these were used throughout Scandinavia--wood is thick pine-handle is dovetailed into base board-drying cracks but they do not destab1lize piece. Finely chip carved with scroll design--these are rare as many ended up as fire wood--white flecks are packing materials-piece never painted-30.50 inches long-6 inches wide-1.75 inches thick
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 : 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 : 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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125687
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$675.00
Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain bowl-ca 1860s or earlier-no condition problems-no repairs-colors strong-drawing crisp-four different drawings on sides-edges scalloped-10 inches diameter-5 inches tall-.rare piece
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1837 VR item #1246340
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Bronze 19thc East Indian figure of goddess Sarawan plays a sitar-over condition good with small old casting split on lotus base-base caps hollow figure with design on metal cover-12.5 inches tall-handsome figure
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1232127
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
late 19thc Italian Apothecary jar or abarello-hand thrown-no repairs or condition problems-inside has two color glaze--marks on bottom intentionally obliterated for unknown reason-colors striking-drug it held was POC DE PAPANERA--10.5 inches tall.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #375529
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Two Russian solid brass candlesticks-not a pair -both figural-- made by same hand and feature a muzhik as a central figure-ca 1860s-pieces come apart and were cast in pieces and screw together-one 9 inches tall with 3.75 inch diameter-- the other 10 inches tall with 4.75 inch diameter--no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297274
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $795
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #26772 (stock #067)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
German Stoneware tureen with pigs head handle - body festooned with grape leaves-13 inches high 11 inches at widest point--not marked but is of the highest quality--no condition problems-handmade--inspired by somebody who liked pigs and grapes--must have been some guy
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 : 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 1800 item #1320514
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
large carved wood Latin American santo of Animas, a soul burning in Purgatory-glass eyes-surface losses- fingers damaged on one hand --depicts monk suffering for his sins in purgatory--dramatic sculpture-usually found only in small santos-rare rare rare-31 inches tall-17 inches wide 12 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Pre 1910 item #1244144
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
American cast iron door stop in form od thorough bred horse-no repairs -wear to paint-marked on inside COPYRIGHT 1949-WAYNSBORO VIRGINA-CRK---11 inches wide-10 inches high-well defined casting
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1079657
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
very fine late 19thc Japanese bronze brush pot-highly decorated-brushes fit into handle-pot is hinged-free standing-14 inches long-3.75 inches high-pot is hex sided with each panel decorated with different blown out figures-high quality piece-no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125253
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Splendid Rose Medallion vase-ca 1860s or earlier-minor wear to gold dragons-no repairs-crisp decorations-10 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1360239 (stock #0001cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,475
French ceramic pottery probably made for the exibution of 1860 in Paris. The item is in excelent condition for it age. Dimension is H/16 ,W/20, D/9 inches. Weight approximately 35 pounds.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1800 item #1014932
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Rare 18thc Italian hardwood book or missal stand--adjustable-minor termite damage-termites are dead dead of old age-use piece for painting display also-13 inches at highest adjustable-17 inches wide and 12.5 inches deep- piece pivots on base-wood hinges-stable
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 : 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 : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22497 (stock #10368)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$145.00
Chinese Wine Vessel. CA 1800. Enamel over bronze. 6.75 inches high.This piece could be older--there is one small knick in enamel on one side near handle-shown on pics--piece was probably used for rituals--came from private collection-Quality piece-
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1228816
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Large German Silvered bronze inkwell-silver shows minor wear-ceramic retort is gone-no repairs-piece comes apart for transport-ca 1860s-very ornate and detailed casting with masks and rich intricate design-inkwell is surmounted by two putti on orbs--this is type of inkwell that was used at important official event signings- e.g.,treaties and surrender documents-11 inches in diameter and 9 inches high=believed to be unique
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1054363
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Early 20thc Colonial African Yoruba helmet mask-mounted,but easily removed-from special collection provenance furnished on request-mask represents colonial native constabulary-hat is French kepi-well carved with much character-surface wear and shrinkage cracks- left ear has minor damage-figure has tribal scars-helmet was used in dances and shows wear.unmounted 7 inches high-10 inches deep-7 inches wide-mounted 11 inches high -rare sculpture-museum quality-early 20thc
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Striking representation of St Anthony hardwood Santo--Spanish Colonial -probably Mexican or Central American-12.25 high-unusual to find St Anthony with a cross in one hand and infant in the other.--damage to infants feet otherwise in good condition--charming piece.
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Early 19thc pedestal mantel clock-inlaid wood-pedestals have ormolu bronze fittings on top and bottom of four Corinthian columns-17 inches high 9 inches wide and 5.25 inches deep-works marked-no key-working condition unknown-sold as is-has richly cast pendulum-minor wear to bronze fittings
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1081685
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$465.00
English Antique silver plate turkey dome-has removable ornate handle-arm with fist holding flower etched into outside of dome-no condition problems-15 inches long-10.25 inches wide-10 inches high-oval shape-from an age of elegance
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 : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #27107 (stock #086)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1595.00
Unusal pair of Austrian candelsticks--ca 1845--Biedemier period--lead weighted fruit wood stepped bases--wrought iron designs to include center iron heart and cut iron vines--most likely belonged to the order of the sacred heart or a devotee--12 inches by eight inches--minor paint loss--repair to one corner of a base--handsome pieces in good shape--signed on the bottom--Huber Wien 62/3 and other text--definately from Vienna--if your not a friend of the sacred heart, buy them for your sweet heart...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #752021
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #147405
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1235.00
Rare German inlaid Black Forest tilt-top table--inlay on top and some carving on pedestal use edelweiss flower as motif--top is 29 inches long and 21 inches wide-height is 29.5 inches-minor wear to varnish- small drying crack at juncture of top and pedestal-does not show when displayed-can be filled if desired-table sturdy and stable as is--screws replaced holding block on to of pedestal--overall condition excellent---wood is all walnut except secondary soft wood part of tilt-top mechanism--cen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #26179 (stock #122718)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Male and female figures of high density, heavy tropical wood. Female 21" tall, male 22" tall.
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 : 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