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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297372
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $795
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.5 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has heraldic crest that incorporated eagle wings--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1920 item #49386
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
Very nice pair of English hallmarked sterling silver salts--Birmingham 1924--minor ding in the bottom of one--otherwise no condition problems--well designed pieces-2 inches x 1.25 inches
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1056938
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$435.00
Very rare carved wood santo of St Catherine of Egypt.ca 1860 from Uruguay-original paint with some missing-piece is free standing,but at one had a base. There are plenty of paintings depicting this saint, however this is the first santo of her in my possession. the santo carries her attribute, a wheel on which was tortured-sculpture is 9.5 inches tall-the ermine cape is free
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1079657
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
very fine late 19thc Japanese bronze brush pot-highly decorated-brushes fit into handle-pot is hinged-free standing-14 inches long-3.75 inches high-pot is hex sided with each panel decorated with different blown out figures-high quality piece-no condition problems or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : East European : Pre 1920 item #68177
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1650.00
Stunning impressionist painting of baroque church somewhere in the Czechoslovak lands --painted signed and dated 1920 by Jaramir Leidel--on artist board 22inches by 29.25 inches--add 3 inches for finely carved wood and silver and gilt frame---painting captures the interior of a richly decorated Catholic church in the heart of central Europe--you can smell the candle wax and incense -- hear the tinkling of the altar bells
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Charcoal : Pre 1980 item #1283069
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Mexican charcoal and gouache drawing of Mexican cowboys herding cattle by listed Mexican artist Oscar Bernal--modernist painting probably done in the 1970s --no condition problems--period frame with minor nicks-15 inches by 13 inches-add 5 inches all around for mat and frame-painting well conveys the action of cattle herdind
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1208838
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Rare Puerto Rican three kings from the famous Caban family of carvers or santeros--these carvings were used in households-this sculpture has losses but is original in paint and base-- no repairs--highly sought set in Puerto Rico--9.5 inches wide-7 inches tall-3 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #24296 (stock #1658pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Sight size 11.0" x 14.5" - Framed size 22.5" x 18.25" Litho signed by artist (as well as on plate) Early 20th century, no condition problems. $375.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #654381
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Rare American black polychrome tole bread basket--traditional gilt grape motif on inside edges-14 inches long-5.5 inches wide-3 inches deep-rolled edges-signed on bottom G D Need??-wear on bottom -very small ding in one corner minor-overall condition excellent--no repairs-ca 1980s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #23175 (stock #1256pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Pair of French mother of pearl Longettes, handle can be extended. Lens marked Lemaire F Paris, and Geo R Calhoun & Co Nashville, TN. It this isn't enough marking, the glasses are engraved with a previous owners name "Marina Woods Bell" The glasses don't just look pretty, they work! 4.5" X 2.5" collapsed, circa 1920, $425.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1128346
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Rare Chinese Rose Medallion 10 inch porcelain plate--seven figures in court scene-has rich border with gilt under decoration-no repairs-no condition problems-ca 1860
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 : 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 : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #683956
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2750.00
Wonderfully deeply carved Indian hardwood demilune console table--rosewood-36 inches wide by 18 inches deep-28.5 inches high--base has full bodied cranes, herons or storks-no condition problems-mid 19th century-sturdy
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Accessories : Pre 1920 item #271457
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$65.00
Complete WWI American standard issue canteen-stenciled with date-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : English : Pre 1900 item #23099 (stock #1198pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Neo-classic, raised designs, circa 1860, excellent condition. Minor chip on bottom rim. 4" high x 4.25" diameter. $195.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Italian : Venetian : Pre 1920 item #1272000
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Superb Italian Venetian Murano glass bud vase swith dolphin motif-no condition problems or repair-6.75 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pottery : Pre 1837 VR item #1173940
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Early 9thc French hand painted fiance plate-great color-signed on back VR-10 inches diameter-no condition problems