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...
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.
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25254 (stock #492)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$85.00
Silver Salt Shakers, Set. Two. 2 in high. #275-93
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #855699
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Pair of African drums-cowskin tops stretched over wood frame-legs even covered with hide-you can beat them if you fancy the sound of the jungle or use them as small tables-pieces are sturdy-each are 14 inches high-one diameter is 12 inches-the other 13 inches
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #865205
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,895
This is a functional architectural Victorian bird cage-it has a tray that can be removed for cleaning -four separate hinged doors to enter the cage-top cupola comes off for transport and cage lifts off table-like stand-large steeple tip missing-nine of the smaller steeple tops have minor tip damage--minor rust on wire elements-- over all condition is good considering age and detailed composition--piece is assembled and cut from solid teak--first quarter 20thc-20.5 inches square-65.5 inches high...
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 : Pre 1900 item #24009 (stock #1549pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$175.00
Signed by Nekrassoff. Triangular shape, 11" x 11" x 11". Hand made three bowl dish. Pewter Nekrassoff a Russian produced works in France, Argentinia and the US This piece was made in the US about 75 yrs ago--no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
African hardwood divining stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request--this stool was used in conjuction throwing shells that divined the future
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Striking carved tropical wood santo of St Roche-has paper control tag on back from national Museum of the Phillipines with numbers-one arm missing and surface losses-12.5 inches tall
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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1910 item #82707
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
You never find cast iron finials this form and size--looks like they came from Aladdins castle or Kremlin turrets or a Tasty Freeze stand-the pair are each 15.5 inches high-have a 5.75 inch square base-original paint has been removed-what remains is traces of rust colored paint--were cast in two pieces and welded together--it took a skilled welder to do the job--about 80 or 90 years old--need paint-make them as exotic as you wish--great doorstops for great doors-heavy
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25546 (stock #1824pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Aubergine cut to clear. Probably Czech. Floral and geometric designs. No condition problems. Matched, 1930 or earlier. Tops deeply cut. Decanters are covered with design. 10.75" high. Diameter. $895.
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 : 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 : 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 : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1117914
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Pr of Baule sculptures- carved tropical wood-made by same hand-detailed carving with tribal scars- fine patina from handling-each have beards- seated on animal--over 60 yrs old-13 inches--the other 12.5--straight from African collector-no repairs-no condition problems-rare quality