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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146411
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Nicely woven fiber basket from the Amazon region made by the Yanomami tribe located on the Venezuela/Columbian border--has frog motif centered in geometric field-no condition problems-16.50 inches and 1.5 inches deep-from missionary collection
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 : Lighting : Sconces : Pre 1900 item #741326
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$985.00
lovely pair of gilt bronze double crystal sconces-shades are etched--possibly pieces were formally gas or kerosene-no condition problems-17 inches across-8 inches high-comes out 9 inches from the wall --Have another double pair and a single that are sold separately.--beautiful pieces-ca 1900 or earlier
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 : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1900 item #24308
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1395.00
19th century Santo, St. Anthony. Carved wood Spanish colonial Circa 1890.Central American-This is the saint of lost things and unmarried women--flint eyes-hands on infant missing-not repainted-good size-- 18" h x 8" w.--has great provincial look--fat St Anthony and chubby child- both well fed-halo iron wire-staff is a stick-probably later and replacement
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Copper : Pre 1900 item #483189
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Element of rum still from St Croix, Virgin Islands-one big piece of copper-upside down use as table--right side up as a planter-still has some old piping-copper oxidized, but can be cleaned-unusual form that can be adapted for all kinds of things-- way past its capability to make rum--19th century--sturdy,heavy copper-25 inches high by 33 inches at bottom and 21.50 inch at the top opening--dare you to find another
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1270406
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $4,800
Spectacular Spanish oil on canvas of unidentified saint-early 18thc or late 17thc-painting has solid silver embellishments inserted into canvas of painting as well as wood frame-painting recently restored-original wood backing was salvaged-painting was probably used at side altar for special adoration--apart from silver attributes the symbol of a flower growing from stump should ais identification of saint--28 inches b y21 inches-add 2 inches for original wood frame
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #1142732
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
Italian early 17thc map of Paris--hand colored engraving-highly detailed with buildings depicted in three dimension-printed on top margin "102 LUTEZIA C1TTA DE PARIGINI CELEBRATIFFIMA PER TUTTO LMONDE & NOTIFFIRMA CAPPO DEL REGNO DI FRANCIA 103" walls of city noted--top left hand side has legend of location of key sites--14.5 inches by 11 inches-add 4 inches for frame and mat-no condition problems-crisp image-interesting colors---on back is penciled Basel Sebestada Munster 1550
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : East European : Pre 1900 item #41472
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1650.00
Painting is from Austrian-Hungarian empire--about 1870--is oil on canvas-has been relined--it is 24 inches wide x15.5 inches high with a 2.5 inch frame--unsigned--well painted and composed--background certainly has Barbazion school influence--significance of painting is unknown--a Hassidic folktale depicted? Somebody poking fun at the equestrian capabilities of the rider? The dog going after the horse and rider really makes the painting comical--not for the fox hunting crowd--this is a rare scen...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #818773
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,500
Rare large engraving by famous French artist Jacques Callot 1592-1632-listed-sales record-- in extensive museum collections-the engraving is titled the "Fete From the War of Beauty" This is number five in a series of six-scene from the Piazza Santa Croce-piece is recorded in book by Salvadori-made in 1616-signed in plate-plate mark impression on margins-on heavy soft paper-watermarked on lower right side outside plate--plate size 9 inches by 12 inches--overall 14 inches by 19.5 inches-data in L...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1900 item #25170 (stock #445)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
silver Cup, Argentinian MATE. 19C. Silver and enamel. On tripodal feet with straw. 5.5 in high x 5 in span of feet.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1258267
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,800
This hand forged 18thc iron Puerto Rican cross weather vane is historical treasure-it has been passed down through local families for generations-it was originally from the San Francisco Church in Old San Juan which explains the "SF" cut into it--missing parts-minor surface issuess-74 inches tall-26 inches wide-museum curators attention
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1900 item #1291429
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Very delicate beautifully decorated Spanish framed hand fan-late 19thc-hand painted with roses on silk- fancy lace, crystal beads with raised gilt designs on mother of pearl sticks-minor detachment of backing on small area at edge of frame --no condition problems with fan=-20 inches by 13 inches in frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #22660 (stock #10468)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2950.00
Painting, "La nuit aux eaux Chaud(er)". French. Oil on canvas. Signed N. Abel-Boulineau with sub-lettering "czhp". 24x19.5 inches. Fabulous frame as well. listed ca 1910
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1940 item #435881
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$585.00
Lonely?--how about a mannequin-Hawaiian-resembles Liz Taylor in her prime, but just a little more exotic-no dental bills-no divorce-no shop to drop syndrome--no closets full of shoes--and no chattering--ca 1950s-51 inches high by 16 inches wide-lady has a few skin problems-legs and arms come off-she never has headaches-overall condition good
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Maritime : Pre 1900 item #22955 (stock #1117pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$196.00
Pair of 18th century French engravings, one signed "Le recontre" and the other " "La flotte" 13.5 inch x 10.5 inch frames. Ship motif
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #24092 (stock #1567pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Senofue male figure, circa 1920. 13" Excellent condition. Ex-private collection. $695.
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1900 item #1290860
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $995
This hand painted piece was used architecturally in a opera theater, cinema or German steamship lounge-ca 1900 or earlier-painted on heavy compound base- ravens and side male and female figures are raised-top is crenelated to impart castle battlement-51 inches high-23 inches wide .75 inches deep==from Wagnerian opera-no condition problems