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 : Pre 1900 item #87305
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
19th century Chinese painted pigskin trunk--painted with flowers and a bird of paradise-22 inches wide-10 inches high-13.75 inches deep-very minor losses to paint-overall condition is good--still fuctional-about 130 years old
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1910 item #1271446
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
Unusual Venetian Glass Murano gilt glass cruet- example of art and function fused-has lip to pour and glass handles-no repairs or condition problems-6.75 inches tall-ca 1900s
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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1700 item #776435
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,350
Superbly carved wood gilt 17thc architectural element--has twin putti heads-minor losses to carving and gilt-hand forged nails used to reinforce-perhaps later--element appears to be the top section of larger piece--orb was a design feature--no evidence that orb was decorated except with color--fascinating object-25 inches high-18.5 wide --7 inches deep.--rare
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 : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #1287018
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $195
early carved wood African medicine box-has fitted lid as well bas relief carved feet--shows wear and was certainly used to contain all sorts of magical tribal items-oval shape 9 inches by 7 inches-5.75 inches high
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1291578
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $450
top notch crystal Moser glass vase with gilt high lights on base and rim-intense etched leaf and flower design all over-no chips or repairs-unsigned-8.5 inches high
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1920 item #566800
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1265.00
Rare offering of three hand forged and welded wrought iron matched floor candlesticks or torcheries-- each of the two single light is 42 inches high-7 inches wide with 10 inch diameter at base. three candle piece is 42 inches high-30.25 inches wide 15 inches diameter base--small pricket in each cup to stabilize candle --made in the 20s or early 30s --pieces are all sturdy-never have been wired or repainted-minor rust specks-rare find-no repairs
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #26606 (stock #048)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Italian Ceramic 300yr dish with four feet 13 inches w1de x8.5 deep x 4.5 deep. has curled lip over hang--yellow background with blue renaissance motifs--condition is good-one foot repaired but intact--minor small chips-minor discoloration to glaze on inside of dish--this dish could be over 300yrs old and is of museum quality--rare-no nonsense
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 : 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 : Glass : Bohemian : Pre 1910 item #1292158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Exceptional early 20thc Bohemian Moser Ruby cut glass vase festooned with gilt with the cutting developing raised lozenges on the six sides-very minor wear to gilt-no chips or repairs-8.75 inches high-unsigned
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #22395 (stock #10147)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Chest on Stand, Dutch Oak. CA 1700. Storage in top, behind doors, and in drawer. Very good shape.