All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360249 (stock #0004pl)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate, two lizards biting snake and three beetles in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887. 9,1/4 inches
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 : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
African hardwood divining stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request--this stool was used in conjuction throwing shells that divined the future
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #1291769
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $360
Large marked English ironstone flow blue platter-13 inches by 17 inches--has Mexican motif with fountains--no repairs or condition problems--1860s
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 : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #22453 (stock #10340)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Bronze Roundel. Mark Antonio. 8.75 inch dia.---Italian-1880s--probably grand tour piece--very nice neo-classic piece-put on a stand or mount it--According to Shakesphere-Jules Ceasar said as he succumbed to stab wounds by his assassins--Mark Antoneys blow was the unkindest cut of all--good quality casting-sharp profile
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 : 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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #1296418
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,000
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22497 (stock #10368)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$145.00
Chinese Wine Vessel. CA 1800. Enamel over bronze. 6.75 inches high.This piece could be older--there is one small knick in enamel on one side near handle-shown on pics--piece was probably used for rituals--came from private collection-Quality piece-
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #1289008
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,395
Pr Russian silver spice towers--both with Star of David footed bases with varying Klezmer band figures, Torah and a Jew at prayer, leading up to globe form hinged boxes with inlaid cabochons to lid. With assay master's mark of AA 1894 for Anatoly Apollonovich Artsybashev, 84, an unidentified city mark, and an unidentified maker's mark. Total approx. weight of two items is 3.56 troy oz. . Dimensions: 3.5" h. Condition: With light surface scratches, and minor dints/dings...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #24803 (stock #271)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$360.00
Chinese Mirror. Bronze. Sung dynasty.four designs around central boss. 3.5 in dia.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1180176
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Pair of Ottoman Turk iron stirrups with textile trappings-stirrups have etched designs in iron and could be earlier than 19thc-trappings are added later are very colorful, clean and of high quality -each 7.5 inches length x 5 inches width x 9 inches high-fine hand work
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1128353
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$165.00
Stunning Chinese Rose Medallion 8 inch porcelain plate-has court scene with six painted figures--rich border has gilt field under decoration-no condition problems-no repairs-ca 1860
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 : 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 : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
. Large Brazilian penca de balangandans comprised of 6 various charms including grapes, cashew fruit, guava or orange, cacao, and pomegranate - each charm or talisman representing protection, fertility, relief from sorrow, etc. Penca is suspended from a long chain which was typically worn around the waist. silver on copper. . Dimensions: grapes - 4.675" h; cacao - 4.25" h. Condition: Some wear to silver. copper chain included
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