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 : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1272000
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Superb Italian Venetian Murano glass bud vase swith dolphin motif-no condition problems or repair-6.75 inches high
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 : 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 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 : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1910 item #1287801
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Spectacular Venetian iridescent glass ewer-no repairs or condition problems-large size 14 inches tall--great color and design
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...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #22671 (stock #10475)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Biedemeier Candle Stick. Brass. CA 1830-40. Price is for pair 8.75 inches high. For single 9.5 in high $155.00
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #437778
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
very delicately made Chinese fern stand-painted hardwood-Mandarin red-stable-can carry heavy piece-nicely carved scrolling near the top all around-white surface condition disappears with furniture oil-overall condition excellent--12 by 12 inch top-44.25 inches tall--ca 1920s-works well in modern or antique interior
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360266 (stock #0006cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $975
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Lobster and clams in a oval. 1860 to 1887 13 inches diameter.
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 : 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 : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291930
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $525
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 : 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 : 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
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24254 (stock #1647pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
Allegorical piece symbolizing Bourbon restoration after collapse of Napolean. Ca 1810 Dark patina. Excellent condition. 16.75" high, 6" at deepest point, 8.5" at widest...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #88620
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Talk about surviving, this Chinese Ming pottery incense burner is over 400 years old--American diplomatic family brought it out of Japan on the eve of WWII-Sancai--three-colored- green, yellow brown and aubergine blue--raised design is dominated by two sets of dragons chasing a pearl--each of the three legs protrude from the mouths of earth spirits--arms are removable for transport--piece is heavy-20-25 pounds--apparently in its history some one tried to lift the piece by the handles and broke ...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1249920
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Stunning 17tnc polychrome Dutch Delft Tile-large 9 inch and 1 inch thick tile-- without repair-minor surface wear, so it was probably used on wall-great color and design-rare
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1900 item #36432
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Pair gas light sconces converted to electricity--original fluted shades and housings--rewired-no condition problems--8 inches high and comes out from the wall 10.5 inches---brass or bronze with traces of ormolu remaining--shades are very pretty--belle epoch
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Well carved South American tropical wood Santo of St Jacinto, the patron saint of farmers-excellent detail -with tin halo-wear to pant except on face which is angelic-ca 1900-fine details-stepped base=no missing parts-13.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22400 (stock #10198)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8500.00
Buddha. Early Ming or late Sung Dynasty. 39" h x 20" w x 17" d. Carved wood. Fine patina with traces of turquoise paint. Piece is hollowed out. Mounted on later stand. Has all the quality and drama of a corporate show piece. Or for a person with the means and taste for the exquisite- Consider the piece Chinese---piece is over 400 years old--no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76997
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin palette pictorial plate--center design focuses on precious objects--for extra measure a dragon is included-very colorful-9.5 inches-no condition problems-about 170 yrs old
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 : Furniture : Continental : Revival : Pre 1900 item #792895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6800.00
Rare 19thc hand-carved walnut Portuguese marble top console--ca 1880s-influenced by French Louis XVth design-marble appears original with beveled rounded edges-no repairs or condition problems--63 inches long-19.5 inches wide and 35 inches high-carving is fine quality with rich design- unusual ostrich web feet--sturdy-can carry heavy weight
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Coin : Pre 1910 item #357749
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$150.00
Pair Spanish coin silver bowls--has authentic silver Spainish coins as bottom center in each bowl-3.75 inches diameter-7/8 inches high-use for nuts or sweetmeats
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1303564
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
Finely cast bronze large Chinese Buddha 22 inches high by 16 inches wide by 10 inches deep --no condition problems or repairs-ornate with fine detailed relief casting on front and back-impressive
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 : English : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #265810
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6500.00
Magnificent pair of English ironstone potpourris-large 26 inches high and 15 inches at widest point-Chinoisere design with bold fou dog tops-colorful tobacco leaf design-ca 1840s-unsigned-professional repairs to tops-ventilation holes in tops and bottoms made during firing designed to emit vapors--pieces were placed by the fireplaces in English great houses and elaborate town houses--these are rare-to find a matching pair is almost impossible-overall condition excellent--wonderful form with stun...
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 #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 : 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 : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1800 item #285151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Pair of interesting Italian carved wood gold leaf swags--flower and leaf design--can be displayed as a pair or connected into each other into an extended S design--minor losses-ca 1850-17 inches long curved-5 inches widest point-3 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #429655
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1195.00
Lovely English papier mache tilt to table-mother of pearl inlay-gold leaf and polychrome highlites on black background-scalloped shaped rim -tripodal base -minor wear to gold leaf-varnish shows wear-table is stable-no repairs-appears in original condition-39 inches high folded-22 inches diameter--27.5 inches high as open table--a useful decorative piece of highest quality-ca 1880s-probably from Brighton Beach, England MFG
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 : 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 #1174844
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3900.00
Magnificent 19thc French porcelain table vase that is trimmed in bronze-bronze rim, acanthus bronze handles, set on bronze tripodal griffin base-marked red in glaze with date on on bottom{1889 ?-no condition problems or repairs-- has beautiful design on porcelain of flowers, birds and urns-28 inches high by 15.5 diameter-with handles 17.5 inches wide-one of a kind-museum quality
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1910 item #1247041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
Fancy Anglo Indian small desk and matching chair-covered with designed punched silver like metal--chair has elephant motifs to include fresh fabric seat with repeated elephant pattern-no condition problems or repairs-chair is 24 inches wide-34 inches high and 18 inches deep-desk is 30 inches long by 17 inches deep and 28 inches high-richly decorated pieces
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 : Frames : Pre 1900 item #112290
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Good sized antique American gold leaf frame-38 inches by 34 inches on the outside-25.25 inches and 30.5 inches on the inside--frame needs attention-losses to surface and gold leaf touched up-once restored magnificent-worth the effort-priced accordingly-- about 120 yrs old--has old paper Detroit musuem lable on back--
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
Tightly fiber woven basket made by the Yanomami tribe located in Venezuela/Columbian border area--has spot design on underside-no condition problems-12 inch diameter and 4 inches deep-no condition problems--from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1056938
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$435.00
Very rare carved wood santo of St Catherine of Egypt.ca 1860 from Uruguay-original paint with some missing-piece is free standing,but at one had a base. There are plenty of paintings depicting this saint, however this is the first santo of her in my possession. the santo carries her attribute, a wheel on which was tortured-sculpture is 9.5 inches tall-the ermine cape is free
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25547 (stock #1825pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Amber cut to clear; grape and geometric design. Deep cuts, no condition problems. Ca 1930 (or earlier). 11.5" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146430
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Finely woven fiber basket from the Amazon tribe Yanomami located on the Venezuela/Columbian border area-it has a monkey design center in a geometric field-no condition problems-design is evident on undeside as well as inside-10 inch diameter--.75 inches deep-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1126535
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1200.00
Large Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain footed, well and tree platter-gilt high lights-, fine drawing, great colors-no condition problems or repairs-has indentation to catch juices from meat-this porcelain designed to hold and carve roasts-19 inches long-15 inches wide-3 inches high-heavy duty piece-great quality ca 1860 or earlier
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #24463 (stock #1704pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
19th century, Dutch, brass and zinc with wooden bottom. 15" wide, 5" max depth, 5.5" tall. $325.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #628521
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4895.00
Beautiful Spanish/Puerto Rican hand forged wrought Iron demilune that formed the top of a gate entrance of a 19th century historic Academia Catholica in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--school was built by Spaniards in the 19thc and was raised in the 1940s--this gate top is all that remains-has center cross and AC initials and address number--had piece sand blasted and painted with rust proof paint-use as gate top, headboard or interesting wall sculpture inside or outside--minor pitting-piece is stable...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #413042
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
perfect condition--deep saucer-handpainted
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 : Plate : Pre 1910 item #1081720
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1097024
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare pair 18thc Persian Qjar vases-long neck-probably for libation during Shiite ceremonies-each has different birds and design but with same color matrix-15.5 inches high and 6 inch diameter-condition is good with irregularities in kiln glazing-brought to Puerto Rico by ayatolla-in one family for years
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #22742 (stock #10541)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
sold
Rug, Karabagh Armenian. CA 1940. Highly colored with floral design. Measures: 80.5 x 52.5 inches clean
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $695
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #1201819
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
octagonal mahogany Puerto Rican Arts & Crafts table ca 1900-25 inch diameter and 27.5 inches high-made in Puerto Rico ca 1900-cross bottom bracing fixed with removable wedges--there is glass top that expands diameter available-no condition problems-piece is sturdy-spade shaped cut outs on legs
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #752021
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25554 (stock #1827pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$25.00
Wonderful color; highly decorative. Both bottles have problems with tops. One has olf repair and you can see it is bound by wire; the other has a chip. Each is about 13" high. Priced to sell at $25/both.
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