All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #930332
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Carved stone East Indian sculpture of deity-has attribute of an eagle or bird of prey on left on side and is armed with a spear-piece has been polished so difficult to judge age-certainly at least early 19thc-no condition problems-from private collection-12 inches high-6 inches wide-2 inches deep-wear to surface- free standing-most likely a guardian Hindu god
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 : Pre 1900 item #1360266 (stock #0006cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $975
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Lobster and clams in a oval. 1860 to 1887 13 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1317289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,950
Rare large Hispano Mooresque Spanish luster ware hand painted winged vase-- associated with the Alhambra in Spain-no condition problems or repairs-large 24 inches high by 14 inches wide-unsigned-these vases are extremely rare and inspired by Islamic makers-early 19thc-
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 : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1920 item #835007
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $145
Carved wood gilt frame--ca 1920-probably American-corners held together by wood dovetails inserted from top, bottom and sides-overall size outside 20.25 inches by 25 inches-inside to include recess inside 21 inches by 16 inches
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 : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1238483
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Archaic faience Egyptian tomb Ushabti-all original-no repairs-has traces of turquoise glaze on front over impressed hieroglyphics--6 inches tall-genuine-wear to surface
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25553 (stock #1826pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Aubergine cut to clear. Probably Czech. No condition problems. Ca 1930 (or earlier). 11.5" high $425.
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.
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #810596
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $650
Rare antique Scotch Compass -1900 or earlier-in brass housing-no condition problems-clean piece-diameter 10.5 with mounting ring 12 inches-6 inches deep-no condition problem-compass floats-marked on face- Christies & Wilson--Glascow-
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 : 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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #67600
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Magnificent early Samsom porcelain box-with worked bronze trim-5.25 inches long-2.75 inches high and 3 inches deep-with different painting on the top, sides and front and back-- no repairs-no condition problems--marked with crossed swords with cross bar blue under glaze--Marcolini period Meissen first quarter 19th century--but it is Samson the great French imitator--- very fine highly decorated hand painted porcelain piece--front is serpentine---given its high quality Samson porcelain is collect...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360270
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate. Three fishes, morena, frog, two clams two flying insects and a beetle in oval. 1860 to 1887 12,3/8 inches diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #429655
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1195.00
Lovely English papier mache tilt to table-mother of pearl inlay-gold leaf and polychrome highlites on black background-scalloped shaped rim -tripodal base -minor wear to gold leaf-varnish shows wear-table is stable-no repairs-appears in original condition-39 inches high folded-22 inches diameter--27.5 inches high as open table--a useful decorative piece of highest quality-ca 1880s-probably from Brighton Beach, England MFG
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #24463 (stock #1704pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
19th century, Dutch, brass and zinc with wooden bottom. 15" wide, 5" max depth, 5.5" tall. $325.
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