All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282546
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $245
Colonial African Wood sculpture of Mother & Child-early 2Othc-females were painted blue to symbolize passivity-fancy dotted dress with matching blue shoes, with complicated hairdo marks this mother as a lady about town -minor drying crack to base and wear to surface--13 inches tall-
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1060598
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3500.00
Splendid 18thc Italian solid wood gilt tabernacle-free standing-wear to gilding-front door has bas relief carving-two sides have original painted designs-piece is heavy-has interesting design-top and back intentionally unpainted-30 inches high-17 wide-12 deep-original hinges on door-hand forged nails-magnificent piece
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #785984
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Sale Pending
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1900 item #152931
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
a very nice pair of pugs-marked Germany on the side of the base-slight difference in size-appear to be male and female-each carries a basket with pug puppies-minor wear to gilt on pups-no condition problems-6.75 inches and 7 inches high-bases 5.5 inches by 2.5 inches-absolutely charming pair--perfect on fire place mantel--ca 1900
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1248110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
19thc retablo on tin of the Holy Family-minor losses to surface--has modern tin frame with overall 17 inches by 14 inches--hard to find image
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #23143 (stock #1235)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2175.00
Crest Central European,maybe Danzig area, either Prussian or Polish, solid bronze-weighs over 100 pounds Had been attached to a wall. Deep casting, dark patina. 30" high X 26" wide X 7" deep. Parts of the old mortar still adhered to piece. Lion and an eagle , both powerful symbols individually Together overwhelming. It had to belong to a family of noble warriors This is the real thing not Hollywood.--no condition problems-no repairs-eagle has crown over it-18thc or earlier
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #24203 (stock #1605pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
8" diameter plate with crucifiction scene. Two minor chips on rim. Some crazing. Minor condition problems when considering age. $395.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #160542
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$365.00
Hutschenruthen German porcelain candlesticks-a pair--signed with factory mark--also incised under glaze-TUTTER-7 inches high and 5.5 inches wide-about 70 years old--beautifully designed-cupids in motion-no condition problems or repairs-quality work
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #23019 (stock #1175)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6500.00
18th century, Dutch influence, beautiful brass fittings, hardwood, 60" high X 38.5" wide X 14" deep. Fine construction $6,500.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1236682
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Rare French inlayed Louis XVth style planter with original tin liner--has gilt bronze mounts minor drying cracks where piece comes together-small part of marquetery on one side shown in picture one is damaged 13.5 inches wide 9.5 -6.5 inches high-turtle shaped-this table planter is larger than most planter of this type
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 : 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 : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #23049 (stock #1190)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$785.00
19th century French stoneware lavabo, signed, impressed, "Terre du Charullans G. Pontille, Fils" Composed of three pieces; body, lid and basin. Excellent condition, Designed to hang on a wall inside or outside still fuctional
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 : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #22926 (stock #1113pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Villeroy and Boch wine pitcher, German inscription on 2 sides. Signed and numbered on base. 12 inch high x 9.5 wide from handle to spout. CA 1900
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1900 item #1253077
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $12,000
Spectacular 3-piece hardwood 19thc salon set from former Portuguese colony of Goa-composed of three pieces-two matching arm chairs and settee--festooned with lions and peacocks-no repairs-some minor scrapes and rubbing-seats need to be changed-this exotic furniture is rare as it combines Hindu and Portuguese motifs--carving is first class-chairs are 39 inches high-29 inches wide and 28 inches deep-settee is 39 inches high-61 inches wide 28 inches deep--an amazing set to be certain
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #23218 (stock #1279pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
Gadrooning on the top side of inlaid rosewood box, ca 1900. Good condition, 8.5" wide X 5.75" deep X 3.5" high $225.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #24951 (stock #343)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Meissen Arts and Crafts Dish. White porcelain. Aqua decorations. Marked. 10.25 in dia.
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 : Furniture : English : Pre 1900 item #1207910
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Magnificent 19thc carved wood ebonized English Art Nouveau pedestal--has full body stork or crane as central motif-top is a carved lily pad--piece is very organic in composition-no repairs-original surface with very minor wear-37.5 inches high-top has 17.5 inch diameter-quality of carving is superb
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360262 (stock #0007cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Clams and mussels in oval , 17,1/8 inches diameter , signed. 1860 to 1887
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1298660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Pair of unusual Chinese Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in the form of Buddha-marked Sterling-2.75 inches high and 2 inches wide-no condition problems0 ca 1920s-unusual
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 : 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 : 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 : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1920 item #835007
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $145
Carved wood gilt frame--ca 1920-probably American-corners held together by wood dovetails inserted from top, bottom and sides-overall size outside 20.25 inches by 25 inches-inside to include recess inside 21 inches by 16 inches
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #22453 (stock #10340)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Bronze Roundel. Mark Antonio. 8.75 inch dia.---Italian-1880s--probably grand tour piece--very nice neo-classic piece-put on a stand or mount it--According to Shakesphere-Jules Ceasar said as he succumbed to stab wounds by his assassins--Mark Antoneys blow was the unkindest cut of all--good quality casting-sharp profile
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24220 (stock #161)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7800.00
19th c. bronze titled "Lioness on the Move". Signed: T. Cartier. Listed in Benezit. Lost wax process. Excellent condition. Antique marble base not attached. A powerful sculpture. 17" h x 24" w x 9" d.
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23271 (stock #1299pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Delicately made. Glazed terra cotta, Marked on bottom "M Italy", circa 1930. Sold as a set. $185.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1199566
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
A FINE CAMEROON AFRICAN CARVED WOOD TRIBAL ART DANCE MASK. Probably Bafute. Carved with elongated drooping bulbous cheek bones, protruding eyes, open mouth and carved teeth with white kaolin. The flattened back of head with carved concentric rings. Displayed Height 12 inches (30.5 cm) Wear to mask-no repairs or condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pre 1700 item #1292029
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
Spanish 16thc Hispano Moresque bowl-13.6 inches diameter and 3 inches deep-bowl has been repaired with old staples but most of glaze remains-has hooks for hanging
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1910 item #1167235
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
Stunning French faience plate with armorial design-has motto in French S'ils Te Mordant Les Moralaix [If you bite me, I bite]-small nicks on edges-no repairs-marked under glaze in blue-maker Porquier-well designed with smal ermine tales in small top shield and ship sails-intense color- ca 1900 or earlier-9 inch diameter-hand painted
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #601120
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$725.00
Unusual compendium Islamic camel bone inlaid wood cabinet box--two doors open to reveal 9 drawers--design is unique as it stays from normal Islamic geometric designs with a swan crest and four swans inlaid on top --probably made for Christan Arabic family-or European-definitely Islamic-bought in Damascus. ca 1900--except for one wood pull on front door, excellent condition-wood is hardwood-14.5 wide-10.75 deep and 12 inches high-rare, decorative and useful
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1235670
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
This is one the finest pieces of porcelain I have handled-It is probably French and was bought in Switzerland-no condition problems----it has silver rim and was made in concert with the discovery of The Pharaoh King Tut--in 1922--this piece dates close to that date-TuT Tomb discovery led the Egyptian influence in the Art Deco period--plate is 11 inches diameter-it is depressed to 2 inches deep-not apparent in my photography is that the stunning gold background is filled with embossed hieroglyph...
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1089288
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2450.00
Very charming 18thc Portuguese tile picture composed of 42 tiles set in plaster- edged in wood-overall 35 inches high by 32 inches wide-overall condition good with one small repair on corner of tile at the top-{shown}-blue and white tile picture of a boy with his greyhound-can be mounted on wall as is--rare piece-found in Puerto Rico
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #1296418
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,000
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #27217 (stock #092)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1850.00
Magnificent Italian majolica vase--120yrs old-15 inches high-5 inhces wide-no condition problems-no marks-nice color--gamboling puttis and Pan masks
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 : American : Pre 1900 item #512733
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1395.00
Beautiful Arts and Crafts style fern stand-- hand forged, patinated bronze base with original polychrome copper urn-- attributed to famous America metallurgist designer Oskar Bach {1885 1957]--Bach was collected by the rich and famous of his time-Rockerfellers, Doubleday, Dupont--his work is found at Empire State Building , Rockerfeller Center--piece is carefully cut and hand worked -no welding or brazing-rivet construction--no repairs-minor wear to paint of copper urn-overall condition excell...
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23849
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
Mid-19th century. Carved gilt wood with parcel gilt pair of shishi dogs-Painted glass eyes. Superb carving. Male and female. Good size. 17" high, 6.75" wide, 14" long. Try to find another pair!-no condition problems
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 : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291930
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $525
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 : African : Pre 1900 item #26033 (stock #122713)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Cone shaped receptacle, w/ 4 birds perched on lip and large tortoise crawling down. Small hole to suspend piece. Unique piece albeit with verdigris. 7.75" long, 3.5" wide, 2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #24824 (stock #292)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Silver mustard pot. Round with plain liner.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #348550
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2595.00
Very fine English mahogany regency console table or desk-with fresh tooled green leather, gold embossed top-serpentine front with single drawer-curved dolphin feet in front supported in back by cut out wood splats-43.5 inches wide-21 inches deep and 28.5 inches high--stunning piece-dual use-- primary and base woods are mahogany-top has layer of veneer around leather inlay top- minor cracks in this veneer on left hand side top--does nor affect appearance or use--carving and workmanship top notch...
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 : 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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1837 VR item #869670
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Rare Chinese ivory and bronze brush desk set- has two carved bas relief fou dogs in ivory with onyx or flint eyes-bronze is etched with intricate design-has holder for brush -pot for ink-piece is ca 1800-no condition problems-5.5 inches by 3 inches-very fine piece
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22460 (stock #10355)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2800.00
Chinese Teak Bench. 19th C. Hand carved and gilded. 24x74x41.5 inches