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All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1700 item #1240647
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$385.00
very rare English hand-colored engraving of a Caribbean Indian and his five wives--Titled CHATOYER THE CHIEF OF THE BLACK CHARAIBES IN ST VINCENT WITH HIS FIVE WIVEs--according to inscription it is based on painting by Sir William Young Bar-it was engraved by Agostino Brunyas in 1772--impression of plate is obvious-color still strong-small foxing spot outside margin at top-9 inches by 11 inches-unframed-condition is good
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1291947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $50
rare Reed & Barton Sterling silver scoop-marked classic rose pattern-6 inches long-no condition problems
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 : 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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #23197 (stock #1261pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1600.00
Still life, by Monreal, oil on canvas. 19.25" X 23" sight size. $1,600.
All Items : Fine Art : Mixed Media : Pre 1900 item #1280054
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
This an European textile and painted on silk depicting an Orthodox bishop in his library writing-painting and embroidery are combined to produce the image--lots of detail to include furniture, rug and books-framed under glass-no condition problems-this art form was popular in Europe in the mid 19thc-10.5 by 15 inches -add 3.5 inches for mat and frame. piece has impact of icon
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1205093
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
rare antique iron Chinese temple bell-all designs and calligraphy are raised-gilt dragon motif on rim is not-bell rings true-no repairs-chips on surface paint-brought to US from China by missionary-bell is rung by striking it with wood object-bell is 21 inches high with 13 inch diameter-on mount it is 29 inches high and 21 inches wide-piece is very heavy and needs to be crated to ship--red Chinese chair it sits on does not convey-translation of calligraphy may yield more info on history--magnifi...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1900 item #152931
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
a very nice pair of pugs-marked Germany on the side of the base-slight difference in size-appear to be male and female-each carries a basket with pug puppies-minor wear to gilt on pups-no condition problems-6.75 inches and 7 inches high-bases 5.5 inches by 2.5 inches-absolutely charming pair--perfect on fire place mantel--ca 1900
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #22389 (stock #1009PR)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
German 19th century cut crystal stein with porcelain and pewter, initials A.M. on the pewter part. Top depicts the 19th century Munich Opera House before it was destroyed and replaced by another opera house-- excellent condition.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $625
Early antique Beta Tribe tropical hardwood dance mask-ca 19thc-was used in ceremonies --mask surface shows age and wear-mask is heavy from dense wood--11 inches high 7 inches wide- 6 inches deep--remarkable mask-has Dark Vader aspect
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1287528
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $425
rare archaic Thai painted pottery jug Ban Chiang--10 inches high with 9 in width-repairs to lip-good color--unusual form and painted design
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #486203
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Four rare Spanish Andalusian blue and white tiles--over 300 years old-professionally mounted in mahogany frame-losses to surface-no repairs-13 inches by 13 inches-each tile is 4.5 inches wide and little over an inch thick--framed overall 1.5 inches deep--pieces mounted in plaster--can be dismounted by soaking frame in water--from local collection in Puerto Rico-fresh on market--the four tiles compose a single design
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : French : Belle Epoch : Pre 1900 item #1236803
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Unusual French Provincial hardwood folding lap desk. has decorated top with goose girl motif-well crafted pieces that unfolds into desk-no condition problems-- hand made-probably one of a kind-has drawer and letter holder and forge hasp to hold it together--rare piece-ca 1900 or earlier---10 inches x 8.5 iches-3.5 inches high--when unfolded extends to 23 inches
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1288103
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $6,800
This large, bronze sculpture is after the antique, Hellenistic sculpture formerly in the Farnese collection, the state represents the myth of Dircem first wife of Lykos, King of Thebes. She was tied to a wild bull by the sons of Antiope, Amphion and Zethus, who wanted to punish her for the ill-treatment inflicted on their mother--Sculpture was discovered in Rome in the 17thc and was gigantic and made of marble-since then it has been reproduced-this example is believed to be an Italian lost wax c...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Plate : Pre 1900 item #442200
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$485.00
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1072654
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Price on Request
Black Forest Carved hardwood deer head with real antlers --German or Austrian-mounted on carved wood plaque that has partial polychrome gilt Edelweiss flowers-deer head has carved acorns on each side of it mouth-no condition problems-20 inches high-11 inches wide-6.5 inches deep-