All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1800 item #519953
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Very rare pair of 18thc spectacularly carved ,polychrome gilt Italian mirrors--36 by 14 inches-carving is complete--surface paint and gilt have losses and gesso shows through-easy to restore by painting restorer-- original paint colors, design, and most surface in tact-or if you want that ancien regime or shabby chic look-do not touch them--no termites dead or alive
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #22696 (stock #10498)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Old Paris Vases, Pair. CA 1900. Varigaed leaf Croton motif. Good condition. Wear to gold along top lip. Provenance: Tivoli Estate, Somerset, VA. 10.5 x 9.5 x 4.25 in deep.-unusal color and form-work beautifully on a mantle or buffet---can hold flowers-stand on bun feet
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 : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #22389 (stock #1009PR)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
German 19th century cut crystal stein with porcelain and pewter, initials A.M. on the pewter part. Top depicts the 19th century Munich Opera House before it was destroyed and replaced by another opera house-- excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #797906
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $885
Very rare Spanish 18thc blue white tile of St Leocardia-fine tile drawing is old master quality-inscription at base of tile--she is the patron saint of Toledo, Spain--inscribed at bottom ST LEOCARDIA PATRONA DE TOLEDO ANO 1780--piece has been set in concrete frame, so it should last another 300 years-- 5.5 inches by 7.5 inches--add .25 inch for frame-inch thick frame--best quality-academically drawn-piece has glass over tile that has crack--tile is not cracked
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #165096
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
This is a very large German porcelain teapot-marked on bisquit bottom -Augustus Rex initials-ie Dresden-hand painted floral design--K initial on one side-think K is for king or kaiser?-one hairline near the bottom on the side that goes nowhere--does not affect integrity of pot--teapot holds liquid just fine--8.5 inches high-9 inches from spout to handle in width--this is one imposing tea pot-no chips-no repairs
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 #414909
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$365.00
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 : 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 : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #23884 (stock #1513pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Attached underplates. Spoons and tops. Has an interesting crest that appears to be a bishop or cardinal's crest with inscription above and blow the crests. These are over 100 years old -- where in the 19th century is unknown. Fine quality and condition. $425.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #638180
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Rare pair of German Royal Bonn candlesticks-marked-perfect condition-no repairs-large-14 inches high-6.5 inch base-rose and magenta color--has flower design- with gilt trim--ca 1900
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #357303
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
Very nice German pair of silver salts with cobalt blue glass liners -monogrammed-no condition problems-3.25 inches long 2.25 inches wide and 1.5 inches high -oval shaped -bun feet-ca 1900-marked
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22643 (stock #10459)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Chinese Leather Hat Box. Qing Dynasty. Highly polished leather. 15.5x16 in dia.
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Pre 1910 item #1095452
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
Quality walnut buffet with tambor doors and marble top-marble is serpentine with carved molded edge-ca 1930s-has metal tag on back--JOHN STUART EXCEPTIONAL FURNITURE-31 inches high 11.75 deep and 39 inches wide-unique size for buffet-no condition problems-1930
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #77897
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
The amazing thing about this French Old Paris inkwell is that with all its components that it has survived intact--except for wear to the gilding, the set is in excellent condition--all parts are there and no repairs--designed also to hold stamps-7 inches wide, 3.50 inches deep and 5 inches high--about 140 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #22328 (stock #10040)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$12500.00
Armoire. Dated 1651. Baltic possibly German.Features Circassian walnut veneer on door. Original lock and key. 24" d x 57.5" w 85" h.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1920 item #898072
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $875
Nine-light wrought iron chandelier- has original frosted glass shades-no condition problems-should be cleaned-36 inch drop-28 inch diameter-ca 1920s-1930s-good solid weight-found in Puerto Rico
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360269 (stock #0004cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $750
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate. Two butterflies, two caterpillars and snail without shell in a oval, signed - Rose a Gunnar, loasrainha. 1860 to 1887, 7inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1910 item #614511
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2575.00
Very special Puerto Rican solid mahogany partners desk --piece comes apart for shipping-top is separate-four sides are separate-- two center desk drawers come out--top is thick and binds desk together when assembled -66 inches wide by 39.5 inches deep-30 inches high--partners desk so designed for two persons-no condition problems--made in Puerto Rico in the 1920s--Deco Design is period and clean--there are four pull out typing or computor platforms--two on each side--made in Puetrto Rico in the ...
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : West Indian : Pre 1900 item #499141
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1895.00
Splendid Spanish Colonial painted and carved bench-- tropical hardwood-gessoed and painted --designs chip carved into bench-rush seat-some silver gilt highlights-- losses to surface-no repairs-sturdy-ready to go-rush seat shows wear, but is serviceable--39 inches long-- 21 inches deep and 32 inches high--from South America-piece has good weight and solid construction-ca 1880s-quality antique piece
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1900 item #1303583
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $695
Stunning English papier mache inlay and heavy gilded lap desk-highest quality probably "Brighton Beach "-minor surface wear-has both original ink bottles-14 inches by 10 inches-mother of pearl inlay flower design as well as intense gilding on all sides-- tooled red leather writing surface--ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #496476
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Very nice Arts and Crafts oak table with 12 blue and white 18th century Delft tiles-floral motif-21 inches high-top 18.5 by 23.5-three tiles have hairlines-table is sturdy-fine piece
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23695 (stock #1454pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7500.00
Magnificent pair. Probably Thai, brought to New Orleans in late 18th century. Solid bronze, approx 170 lbs each. Wonderful casting. Unique helmet heads, beaver tails. Rich patina. Can use indoors or in the garden. Rock crystal eyes. These are not reproductions. 35" high, 28.5" long, 15" wide. Male and female. (Use them for breeding)
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1072655
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2300.00
Spectacularly large glazed terrcotta Italian Della Robbia roundel-has crest as central decoration--possibly a Venetian crest-ca 1900-use inside or outside-31 inch diameter-3.5 inches thick--marked ITALY-weighs over 40 pounds--rare to find this size with this secular design-no condition problems-colors strong
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1292031
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,100
16thc Spanish Hispano Moresque luster bowl--15.25 inches diameter and 5 inches deep=has been repaired-some glaze missing-has hooks to hang
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25286 (stock #494)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Silver Salt and Pepper, Pair. La Pierre. Sterling. Marked. #187-96
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #654381
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Rare American black polychrome tole bread basket--traditional gilt grape motif on inside edges-14 inches long-5.5 inches wide-3 inches deep-rolled edges-signed on bottom G D Need??-wear on bottom -very small ding in one corner minor-overall condition excellent--no repairs-ca 1980s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1249908
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Pair 17thc large Flemish glazed green stove tiles--Baroque with raised figures and margins-minor nicks-no repairs-11.5 inches square-strong color-rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1292285
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Spectacularly fancy French Ladle-Belle Epoch period-has scallop shaped bowl with gold wash-12 inches long-has French makers mark as well Sterling 925 fine over 1000-no condition problems or repairs
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #23609 (stock #1432pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Marked 'Bidenbach' (Bohemian), circa 1860. Putti motif. Minor wear to color near base. pair no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #442200
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24253 (stock #1646pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3700.00
Soldier with naked maiden. Ca 1900, by Clemencin. Inscription 'Celyu guyfut pris'. Soldier's shield used in an interesting manner. Beautifully cast. Note details on back, as well as front. 14.75 inches tall, 5.5 inches diameter base. piece is signed-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360296
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $825
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab two clams and morena in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887, 8 inches diameter, 3 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Timepieces : Pre 1920 item #1271983
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Spectacular hour glass--actually sand measures about forty five minutes-tall enough to serve as side table-even has water rings on top to prove it-23 inches high-10.5 diameter-rare to find hour glass this large-no repairs or condition problem-it really workse
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #523004
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2250.00
Rare richly decorated Persian Oajar tile-has birds and flora worked into design- large 16 inch diameter and .75 inches thick--has elaborate system to hang it on the wall-ca 1800-no repairs-no condition problem-very fine work and considered a large tile-colorful-decorative -collectible--few ever make the market
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #22324 (stock #10026)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8750.00
Chest of Drawers. Dutch Marquetry. 18th c. 24" d x 44" h x 33" w.
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25287 (stock #495)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$125.00
Silver Salt Shaker, American. Sterling. CA 1880. Marked. #236-95
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pre 1800 item #493215
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$825.00
Nine beautiful 18th Delft titles mounted--floral design--appropriate and interesting frame--each tile 5.5 inches-overall 16.75 by 17 inches---easily dismounted from frame--fine presentation with aubergine geometric tile in center-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291956
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $85
Sterling Silver Reed & Barton tart server-classic rose pattern-blade is high grade stainless steel and handle is sterling -so barked on steel-9.75 inches-no condition problem
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #49386
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
Very nice pair of English hallmarked sterling silver salts--Birmingham 1924--minor ding in the bottom of one--otherwise no condition problems--well designed pieces-2 inches x 1.25 inches
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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1284050
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $250
19thc carved gilt wood altar piece- early 19thc-Spanish Colonial--originally piece held prayers and now serves as mirror-mirror is clouded, gilt is worn -carving is in good condition complete and unrepaired -20.5 inches tall-very decorative
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1227783
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Exquisite English four piece vanity set composed of three brushes and a beveled hand mirror--all pieces are signed on edges with English sterling marks-each piece is inlayed on the shell with intricate design-no condition problems or repairs-mirror id 9.5 inches with 5 inch diameter--this set is for an elegant lady-others need not apply-first quarter 20thc
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 : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #25510 (stock #1815pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
ca 1940. Male and female. Male has damage on one foot. Spectacular colonial African pieces. ex-private collection. Male 15.75" high, female 17" high. This African art will not exist again; colonial period is over. There is a limited amount of pieces from the colonial period--if like it buy it--it is getting scarcer and scarcer
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 : 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