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All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Mirrors : Pre 1800 item #519953
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Very rare pair of 18thc spectacularly carved ,polychrome gilt Italian mirrors--36 by 14 inches-carving is complete--surface paint and gilt have losses and gesso shows through-easy to restore by painting restorer-- original paint colors, design, and most surface in tact-or if you want that ancien regime or shabby chic look-do not touch them--no termites dead or alive
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Lamps : Pre 1900 item #22524 (stock #10405)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
Sevre Lamps. Pair. signed. CA 1900. Ormolu base.
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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #865205
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,895
This is a functional architectural Victorian bird cage-it has a tray that can be removed for cleaning -four separate hinged doors to enter the cage-top cupola comes off for transport and cage lifts off table-like stand-large steeple tip missing-nine of the smaller steeple tops have minor tip damage--minor rust on wire elements-- over all condition is good considering age and detailed composition--piece is assembled and cut from solid teak--first quarter 20thc-20.5 inches square-65.5 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 : 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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1910 item #628533
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
Hand foreged gate or door-ca 1910-has been sand blasted and painted against rust--was part of a double gate-has separate side installation iron strip--can used as door or gate has partial arch at top-88 inches by 27 inches-ornate-high quality work.probably can be duplicated if you need a double door or gate-nice design
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Charming early American Victorian salesman sampler of mahogany-- three drawer chest-minor nicks-has not been restored-complete-12 inches high-5.75 inches deep-and 10.25 wide-thses miniature chests are highly sought after
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 : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #601120
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$725.00
Unusual compendium Islamic camel bone inlaid wood cabinet box--two doors open to reveal 9 drawers--design is unique as it stays from normal Islamic geometric designs with a swan crest and four swans inlaid on top --probably made for Christan Arabic family-or European-definitely Islamic-bought in Damascus. ca 1900--except for one wood pull on front door, excellent condition-wood is hardwood-14.5 wide-10.75 deep and 12 inches high-rare, decorative and useful
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Victorian : Pre 1900 item #348550
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2595.00
Very fine English mahogany regency console table or desk-with fresh tooled green leather, gold embossed top-serpentine front with single drawer-curved dolphin feet in front supported in back by cut out wood splats-43.5 inches wide-21 inches deep and 28.5 inches high--stunning piece-dual use-- primary and base woods are mahogany-top has layer of veneer around leather inlay top- minor cracks in this veneer on left hand side top--does nor affect appearance or use--carving and workmanship top notch...
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 : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #27107 (stock #086)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1595.00
Unusal pair of Austrian candelsticks--ca 1845--Biedemier period--lead weighted fruit wood stepped bases--wrought iron designs to include center iron heart and cut iron vines--most likely belonged to the order of the sacred heart or a devotee--12 inches by eight inches--minor paint loss--repair to one corner of a base--handsome pieces in good shape--signed on the bottom--Huber Wien 62/3 and other text--definately from Vienna--if your not a friend of the sacred heart, buy them for your sweet heart...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Neo-Classical : Pre 1900 item #1094689
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1150.00
rare Neo Classical Italian ottoman-carved, polychrome gold-leafed trimmed-ca 1860s-20 inches by 18 inches and 19 inches high-recently covered-hard to find-no condition problems-sturdy construction
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #628521
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4895.00
Beautiful Spanish/Puerto Rican hand forged wrought Iron demilune that formed the top of a gate entrance of a 19th century historic Academia Catholica in Old San Juan Puerto Rico--school was built by Spaniards in the 19thc and was raised in the 1940s--this gate top is all that remains-has center cross and AC initials and address number--had piece sand blasted and painted with rust proof paint-use as gate top, headboard or interesting wall sculpture inside or outside--minor pitting-piece is stable...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Early : Pre 1900 item #860659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
Spectacular mid-19thc eight-sided Spanish brazier-brass center set in wood with 8 pictorial bone inlay scenes-top is also decorated with bronze elements-edges are trimmed with bone inlay also- salamonic twisted legs-piece is sturdy-needs restoration of some of the inlay pictures or can left as is-recommend yellow varnish on pictorial- inlay be removed-minor chips and scratches-this is one of the most ornate braziers that has come into my inventory- rarity-16 inches high-32 inch diameter-perfec...
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 : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Revival : Pre 1900 item #792895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6800.00
Rare 19thc hand-carved walnut Portuguese marble top console--ca 1880s-influenced by French Louis XVth design-marble appears original with beveled rounded edges-no repairs or condition problems--63 inches long-19.5 inches wide and 35 inches high-carving is fine quality with rich design- unusual ostrich web feet--sturdy-can carry heavy weight