All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1238729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1950.00
This is a spectacular large Italian glazed pottery or majolica urn-Istoriato-hand painted, glazed- classic designs-with high relief masks--caryatid and snake handles-21.5 inches high-13 inches wide-m.-great colors and volume-signed Italy on bottom as well as with factory mark--probably from Urbino region-ca 1890s or earlier-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #464479
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Very colorful late 18thc or early 19thc Spanish glazed terra cotta bowl-11.25 inch diameter and 2.5 inches deep-piece is hand painted-sides have lobes-colors and design striking- minor knicks to edges of glaze on rim-no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1054363
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Early 20thc Colonial African Yoruba helmet mask-mounted,but easily removed-from special collection provenance furnished on request-mask represents colonial native constabulary-hat is French kepi-well carved with much character-surface wear and shrinkage cracks- left ear has minor damage-figure has tribal scars-helmet was used in dances and shows wear.unmounted 7 inches high-10 inches deep-7 inches wide-mounted 11 inches high -rare sculpture-museum quality-early 20thc
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #24802 (stock #270)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Chinese Mirror. Bronze. Han dynasty. Depicts "Five Mountains" around central boss. 4.25 in dia.
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
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 #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 : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282535
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Rare early 20thc African Colonial carved wood female-17 inches tall-wear to surface- no cracks-striking figure with painted highlights
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1262879
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,200
Large pre Colombian Mexican Nayarit seated female figure-14 inches high by 7 inches wide-surface wear along with minor mineral encrusted sections-based on surface and scent piece appears to have been buried at one time-
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76998
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-9.5 inches-no condition problems-no repairs--center design appears to be a collection of women and children--maybe a harem? Chinese had them--beautiful colors--about 170 yrs
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 : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1271994
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $375
Delightful Italian Venetian Murano glass sweet meat dish with swan motif-no repairs or condition problems--5.25 high and 5 inches wide-
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1700 item #1266912
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $475
Very early antique Chinese storage jar-has beautiful thick caramel glaze-hand thrown-fine form-no condition problems or repairs--6.25 inches high--7 inch diameter--believed to be before Ming period
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Iron : Pre 1900 item #165085
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Unique pair of polychrome cast iron bookends in the form of a Revolutionary War soldier or Minuteman-made in America in the last part of the 19th century probably as centennial pieces marking 100 years of American independence--losses to paint-no repairs-heavy enough to use as door stops-9 inches by 6 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1900 item #357344
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Pair of English sterling silver salts and two hallmarked spoons-one cobalt liner missing-2.25 diameter and two inches high--spoons can be sold separately-inquire
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #575885
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1050.00
Very nice clean carved teak hard wood Chinese two tier marble top taboret tables-ca 1880s-crisp deep carving-no repairs-sturdy -red marble original-no cracks-top insert marble-2nd shelf wood-19 inch diameter-26 inches high
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 : French : Pre 1900 item #1360273
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
French terracotta maiolica roof tile in monkey form.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #23122 (stock #1219)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Brass and leather, renaissance design. Great ornamentation. Leather in bellows damaged, but who cares? 25" high Casting on this is extrordinary and will embellish any Fireplace
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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : 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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76996
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-depicts a parade of Chinese warriors marching in disarray--colors are beautiful-9.5 inches-very small nick on edge-no repairs-has good age about 170 years
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1126548
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Large footed well and tree Chinese Rose Medallion platter-16.25 inches long-12.75 inches wide-2.75 inches high-gilt high lights-, fine drawing, great colors-no condition problems or repairs-has indentation to catch juices from meat-this heavy porcelain designed to hold and carve roasts,,
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1837 VR item #798346
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,050
Rare collection of four matching Spanish Colonial hand-turned polychrome pricket candlesticks--probably from altar-hardwood-marblelized color added later than original date of 1840s--my guess is that they are Brazilian- tripodal feet on triangular base-14 inches high to include iron pricket-on 4.25 inch base-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Sconces : Pre 1900 item #741326
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$985.00
lovely pair of gilt bronze double crystal sconces-shades are etched--possibly pieces were formally gas or kerosene-no condition problems-17 inches across-8 inches high-comes out 9 inches from the wall --Have another double pair and a single that are sold separately.--beautiful pieces-ca 1900 or earlier
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #791711
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
Rare 19thc bamboo Japanese hexagon lacquered tea table-ca 1880s-has four folding shelves that protrude 3 inches over the 22.25 diameter of the table-each shelf is 8.25 inches by 11 inches-table is 28.25 inches tall-shelves fold in-- mechanisms work well--has rhombic shaped shelf in center-there is wear to lacquer-table is stable, charming and useful--rare in that most of these tables simple wore out and were scraped
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 : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125253
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Splendid Rose Medallion vase-ca 1860s or earlier-minor wear to gold dragons-no repairs-crisp decorations-10 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1182595
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
DUTCH SILVER CHOCOLATE POT mid-19th century, mark AB 34? on cover rim and assay marks on cover and base, pear shaped, the hinged domed cover with figural finial, the front with crowned coat of arms on a foliate and shell-decorated ground, raised on ball and claw feet - h:9.75 in-no condition problems