All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #23631 (stock #1441pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Set of 6 Waterford cordial glasses, circa 1940. Bases in form of solid glass sphere. 3.5" high. Excellent condition. Turned upside down they make an interestig display
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1920 item #1081634
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Pr of carved wood blackamoor lamps- parcel gilt-ca 1920 Art Deco-pieces were probably part of element-carved on back-unusual and classic design, albeit blackamoors-figures 23 inches tall on base-lamp total is 32 inches-good weight-minor nicks with repaint-has classy interesting look-no shades
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24251 (stock #1644pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Jupiter in the guise of an eagle, carrying off a young maiden. Patinization is bronze, highlighted with gilt. Cup, pitcher, headband and armband are gilt. Signed 'C. Buhot'. Listed. Lost wax process. $3800.
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 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #264816
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
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 : 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 : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #25716 (stock #1839pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Male and female figures, sold as a pair because they go well together. Female 15.5" has small damage on foot. Male 16.5" has termite damage to the very top of the head--no termites now. Female is made of light-colored tropical wood. The male's wood is darker. ex-Private collection, estimated to be more than 70 years old. Fine quality carving. Price for pair $975.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1303868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,295
Rare Spanish Colonial hallmarked high grade silver on wood reliquary-ca 1840s-relic long gone now with mirror substitute--hallmarked in two locations- carved wood portion is gilded---these are seldom found in hallmarked silver--18.5 inches high-no condition problems-stunning
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1279665
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,195
Stunning 19thc Limoges enamel picture of Praetorian Roman guard officer-signed lower right side S ROSA-minor damage to fine gold leaf Victorian frame-surface wear to enamel-piece is highlighted with gilt accents in officer's dress--enamel is 4.5 inches by 6-framed -9.25 by 10 inches-subject matter rare
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125692
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Rare Chinese Rose Medallion shallow bowl-scalloped edges-ca 1860s or earlier-drawing crisp and colors strong-no repairs-9 inches diameter-2.5 inches high-no condition problems or repairs- bowls like this seldom on the market
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #602743
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2895.00
Thee piece Japanese salon set -sette and one chair match-other side chaie is slightly different but works well with the other two-made in the 20s and brought to Puerto Rico by merchant seaman-from his estate-sette is 61.25 long-26 inches deep-37.75 inches high-one chair is 25.75 inches long 20 inches deep and 34 inches high--the other side chair is 25.5 long-19.5-38 inches high- all made of hard wood, probably teak-all pieces deeply hand, chip carved with court scenes-all have dragon arms-no co...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Pre 1910 item #474411
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
beautifully carved granite fountain basin and splash block--two pieces--splash block has dedication that can be ground off-no condition problems-high quality pieces-basin is 22 inch by 19 inches deep and 19 high--splash block is 23 inches high-23 inches wide and 1.75 inches deep-ca 1910-substantial piece-could survive direct hit by rocket launched grenade-use inside or out-has classic design with clean carving
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 : 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 : 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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #25110 (stock #43)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Chest, German Pine. Magnificent pine chest with steel straps. Letter of original ownership inside indicating German origin. Circa 1880. Excellent condition. 28" h x 45" w x 26" d.--has lock but no key-belonged to woman named Barbra Elizebeth Wagner-letter inside explains her histiory and that of the chest--still useful albeit antique
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #56220
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1195.00
French 100year old Majolica piece configured as a lamp--good size-20 inches high and 13 inches in diameter--sets on configured painted wood base--probably originally an oil lamp or part of an elaborate lighting device--strong colors--motif appears to be a water plant--but who knows?--I am not a botanist
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Exterior : Pre 1900 item #82827
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$785.00
Fan like transom found in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--forged wrought iron---53 inches wide and 23 inches high-rust and paint loss-no pieces missing-no repairs--used locally for wall decoration in houses and patios--heavy weight--an old part from the New World--120 years old or older
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
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #194049
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
Two Biedermeier brass candlesticks-one 7.5 inches and the other 6.75 inches-both with 4.2 inch bases that unscrew and act to catch candle drippings-Austro-Hungarian-ca 1840s-found on Yugoslav/ Romanian border-no condition problems-polish up well
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1232127
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
late 19thc Italian Apothecary jar or abarello-hand thrown-no repairs or condition problems-inside has two color glaze--marks on bottom intentionally obliterated for unknown reason-colors striking-drug it held was POC DE PAPANERA--10.5 inches tall.
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 : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #23061 (stock #1193pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Cobalt blue with silver deposits, glass dresser box, signed "Czechoslavakia", circa 1925 2.5" high x 4" diameter Excellent condition, $185.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $725
Spanish Colonial 18thc carved wood dress-up saint of St Vincent Ferrer-who was the first and most famous brimstone and fire preacher-he carries a bible or book of gospels in his hand-has monks haircut, glass eyes-surface is blackened by candle smoke i-arms move and piece comes off base-24 inches high-every preacher needs him for inspiration--REPENT AND DIE
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Pre 1900 item #50199
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8500.00
Strong imposing handmade wrought iron console--uncertain of origin --maybe Italian or Spanish or even antique Egyptian--Thick marble top with doves breast carving on the edge-92 inches long--44 inches high and 26 inches deep--it is indestructible--the iron could take on a head on crash from a locomotive and destroy the locomotive--iron is very heavy gauge--had a iron maker craftsman tell me it would take two men over three months to make it apart from design consideration--has a basket filled w...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Rugs : Pre 1900 item #22751 (stock #10544)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1500.00
Rug, Karabagh Armenian. CA 1940. Highly colored with floral design. Measures: 79.5 x 54.5 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1081729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Six sterling silver demitasse spoons with vermiel-marked Denmark sterling silver-has box-there are three designs on handles-repeated on two spoons each-no condition problems-box original-each spoon is 4 inches