All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1837 VR item #1118956
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
Rare English 19thc etching of of satire from the work of English artist/engraver Thomas Landseer {1725-1889 } Etching was made in 1827.It bears press indentations on the edge of image-minor foxing on margins but not in image-has printed text on the base of image describing satire-no tears or holes-unframed-11 inches by 15 inches inches.Artist is listed and difficult to find. Signed in plate
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #23001 (stock #1165pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$75.00
Print, signed Coll H Smith del and Lazars SC, "Crabodage of Surinam Aguaradog", 6" X 3" sight size, matted 9" X 12", hand colored. $75.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1132729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,250
Rare carved gilt wood 18thc Byzantine or Coptic sculpture of St Peter--has book and keys attributes-back is hollowed out to prevent splitting-some of gilt is missing otherwise no other condition problems-27 inches high-18 inches wide and 6 inches deep at the base-unusual religious figure
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Decorations : Collector Plates : Pre 1900 item #1360241 (stock #0002pl)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Ceramic, Portuguese or French Palissy Plate. Snake, Lizard and frog in a oval, signed. 1860 to 1887 9 inches diameter.
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1303235
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $475
Civil wars are always bloody, filled with war crimes on both sides, never impersonal and the Spanish Civil War fought in the 1930s was no exception-Nationalists versus Republicans or AKA Fascists versus Communists fought no holds barred- battles that ended with the fall of Madrid to the Nationalists--on surrender over 200,000 POWs were eventually killed-this lithograph represents Republican militia in the conflict, -dedicated lower left side HOMENJE A MADRID 7 NOVEMBRE 1936 2 NOVEMBRE 1937-sign...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Pre 1900 item #23008 (stock #1167pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$75.00
Print signed by Coll H Smith del and Lazars SC, "Maned Aguara", 6" X 3" sight size, matted 9" X 12", hand colored. $75.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : East Indian : Pre 1910 item #1247041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3200.00
Fancy Anglo Indian small desk and matching chair-covered with designed punched silver like metal--chair has elephant motifs to include fresh fabric seat with repeated elephant pattern-no condition problems or repairs-chair is 24 inches wide-34 inches high and 18 inches deep-desk is 30 inches long by 17 inches deep and 28 inches high-richly decorated pieces
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre AD 1000 item #1280674
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,500
Exceptionally rare Thai Ban Chiang painted pottery jug well before 1000AD--wear to surface but no repairs-- evidence piece was buried-20 inches tall-sturdy
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 : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #120005
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$135.00
American ink and water color fashion drawing--dress appears to be inspired by Phillipino or Chinese or Indo-Chinese garments-30s or 40s-image is 4.5 inches by 12.5 inches--framed 10 inches by 16 inches-no condition problems--if you decide to make the outfit,slit the skirt on the sides--remember Suzy Wong
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #23609 (stock #1432pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Marked 'Bidenbach' (Bohemian), circa 1860. Putti motif. Minor wear to color near base. pair no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #22453 (stock #10340)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Bronze Roundel. Mark Antonio. 8.75 inch dia.---Italian-1880s--probably grand tour piece--very nice neo-classic piece-put on a stand or mount it--According to Shakesphere-Jules Ceasar said as he succumbed to stab wounds by his assassins--Mark Antoneys blow was the unkindest cut of all--good quality casting-sharp profile
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1920 item #672871
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
My knowledge of naval architecture is limited , but my guess is this ship model is North African or Mediterranean style--it has a hand carved hull-good condition-couple port hole insets missing--made in the 1930s and restored later-sails and rigging are newer than hull--26 inches high with woven basket crows nest-20 inches wide-has elaborate rudder system and a strange device on prow mast--unusual design
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #729240
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
French provincial walnut hand carved figure of an odd couple dancing-appears to be females ,but one bears a remarkable resemblance to President Richard Nixon--for deeper meanings to carving consult your psychologist-condition good-minor chip on base--10 inches tall-defy you to find another-ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Frames : Pre 1920 item #835007
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $145
Carved wood gilt frame--ca 1920-probably American-corners held together by wood dovetails inserted from top, bottom and sides-overall size outside 20.25 inches by 25 inches-inside to include recess inside 21 inches by 16 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360262 (stock #0007cp)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,550
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Clams and mussels in oval , 17,1/8 inches diameter , signed. 1860 to 1887
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #26033 (stock #122713)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Cone shaped receptacle, w/ 4 birds perched on lip and large tortoise crawling down. Small hole to suspend piece. Unique piece albeit with verdigris. 7.75" long, 3.5" wide, 2" deep.
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