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San Juan, Puerto Rico 00901
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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1837 VR item #1317151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : French : Pre 1900 item #154641
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1760.00
Very classy impressionist landscape painting by Belgium painter Raphael Dubois-born in 1888--artist is listed-has sales records-painting is signed lower right hand side-unframed-needs cleaning-no restorations or relining-oil on canvas-great color and style--painted in first quarter 20th century--19.5 inches by 18.5 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Italian : Pre 1900 item #1052123
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Italian 19thc oil on artist board of rural landscape-impressionist-from Venezuelan collection recently brought to Puerto Rico-artist board has part of Italian label-unsigned-painting needs cleaning as part of varnish discolored-charming academically executed painting-ca 1890s-old frame-new mat-22.5 by 17-add 3.5 inches for frame and mat-very nice painting from important house in Caracas
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #96868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
A very fine bronze of Mozarts hero from the Barber of Seville-FIGARO-FIGARO-FIGARO--Green verdegris patina--34.5 inches high with 12 by 10 inch base--this is an imposing sculpture of Figaro with his barber basin in late 18th century Spanish dress-weighs around a 100 pounds--no condition problems-cast with lost wax process-finished beautifully-late 19th century--the glorious opera is about love,manners,politics and class-however Figaros name has been used for newspapers,restaurants,and cat food ...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298656
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $250
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Low Countries : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #1249920
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Stunning 17tnc polychrome Dutch Delft Tile-large 9 inch and 1 inch thick tile-- without repair-minor surface wear, so it was probably used on wall-great color and design-rare
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1900 item #1253077
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $12,000
Spectacular 3-piece hardwood 19thc salon set from former Portuguese colony of Goa-composed of three pieces-two matching arm chairs and settee--festooned with lions and peacocks-no repairs-some minor scrapes and rubbing-seats need to be changed-this exotic furniture is rare as it combines Hindu and Portuguese motifs--carving is first class-chairs are 39 inches high-29 inches wide and 28 inches deep-settee is 39 inches high-61 inches wide 28 inches deep--an amazing set to be certain
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Pre 1970 item #344992
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Wild papier mache demon mask used at carnival in Santo Domingo-ca 1980s--was inspired by creature in Arnold Schwarzenneger film- Predator--there is a handful of artisans who make these masks in Santo Domingo-each has special individual technique-limited number and not repeated-usually sold only at carnival time--base is papier mache polychrome with vibrant enamel-tusks are resin-dread locks fabric---all oversized-28 inches by 21 inches-has a frightening inter-galectic look-creature from outer sp...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #65415
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$525.00
Hand-colored lithograph celebrating WWII event signed by Frank Lemon created for the Wright Aeronautical Corporation copy right 1945--it is titled --FROM OUT THE SOUTH PACIFIC HELLDIVERS MAKE THE INITIAL RAID OVER GUAM JULY 1944--19 inches by 17 inches--foxing on outer edges--central image has strong color--other aviation works by Lemon on website--only 500 made
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : American : Pre 1940 item #1192978
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
American oil on canvas by Oscar Gieberich-painter is listed, has sales records-painting is signed on lower right hand side--painter was born in 1886 date of death unknown-canvas bears stamp on back indicating canvas bought in France-cottage depicted has European look- this is an intriguing painting that holds your attention-painted in the 1940s-condition is good-all original-28 inches by 24 inches-add 3 inches for decent frame
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1930 item #1163486
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Italian Marble bust of infant-dated 1932 on piece-beautifully carved sculpture to include fine details in eyes and hair. Marble is off white and has brownish turned base that comes off.--16 inches high-7 inches wide-no condition problems or repairs
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24252 (stock #1645pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3800.00
19th century work, signed L.(?) LaPorte.Blairsy, with large foundry mark and numbered 5 1466 16" high, 14" deep with tray (removable tray 7.5" x 6")Tray can be filled with flowers or pot pouri. Traces of gilding. $3800.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #22324 (stock #10026)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$8750.00
Chest of Drawers. Dutch Marquetry. 18th c. 24" d x 44" h x 33" w.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Pre 1940 item #67605
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1995.00
Fierce looking Muslim-oil on canvas laid down on board -22 inches by 18.5 inches-add 2 inches for frame--high quality painting with confident brush strokes--painter is academically trained--piece is signed but I cannot read signature--dated 1931---a portrait of our times painted over 70 years ago
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #357333
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Very special French silver and cut glass figural salts--ca 1880s-no condition problems-in the form of winged victory- bottom 3 inches length-1 3/8 inches wide-and 4.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Ceiling Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #137030
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4200.00
French cut crystal chandelier with gilt bronze elements-neo classical with gilt bronze anthemions at top and guilloche designs on bronze center band--56 inch drop and 24 inch diameter--perfect for hallway although previous owner had it over his dinning table--bronze elements need cleaning---crystals in good shape-10 lights-operating condition-over 50 years old