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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #24617 (stock #1763)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$450.00
Oval paier mache tray, ca 1840, rare sculpture-like painting. Small nicks on edge, otherwise in perfect condition. All handpainted. Beautiful condition. Problably allegorical, symbolizing freedom with the release of the dove. 15.75" x 12" Most likely French Hand painted
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1303234
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 lithography represents an unlucky soldier in the conflict, most likely Republican-dedicated lower left side HOMENJE A MADRID 7 NOVEMBRE 193...
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
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : Spanish : Pre 1800 item #1276633
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
large Spanish late 17thc or early 18thc portrait of Spanish grandee-has family crest as well name ANL DE MARCELLIS-underneath name is NOB ARET-oil on canvas shows two small patches on back-missing paint in lower left corner--painting needs cleaning-appears mostly in original state with original stretchers--painting well composed with pen ,letter and orange oriental rug on writing surface-32 by 45 inches-add 2 inches for frame
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #22760 (stock #10550)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Dummy Boards, Regency. CA 1840. Both decorative and useful for home defense by giving impression someone was at home around the fire. Lady 44.5 high x 14 in wide. Gentleman 40.5 high x 14 in wide These are of the period,solid pieces of sturdy construction-solid beautifully painted wood close to an inch thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76998
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-9.5 inches-no condition problems-no repairs--center design appears to be a collection of women and children--maybe a harem? Chinese had them--beautiful colors--about 170 yrs
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 : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282546
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $245
Colonial African Wood sculpture of Mother & Child-early 2Othc-females were painted blue to symbolize passivity-fancy dotted dress with matching blue shoes, with complicated hairdo marks this mother as a lady about town -minor drying crack to base and wear to surface--13 inches tall-
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1900 item #1055884
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Fancy French 19thc iron lantern-originally was kerosene illuminated-now electrified retaining glass lamp-piece is complete-surface has rust-should be cleaned and repainted--glass probably replaced-45 inch drop-lantern portion is 15 inch square and 27 inches high--well made-rare and functional and decorative
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Accessories : Boxes : Pre 1900 item #1206144
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
19thc English burl walnut lap desk with brass fittings--ca 1860s-desk is attached to mahogany stand that has a stretcher-21 inches high-16 inches wide-9.5 inches deep-tooled leather writing surface shows wear-minor nicks on rich patina-splendid piece-desk was used by past owners
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146739
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$265.00
Tightly fiber woven basket made by the Yanomami tribe located in Venezuela/Columbian border area--has spot design on underside-no condition problems-12 inch diameter and 4 inches deep-no condition problems--from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1280046
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
striking early 20thc carved wood puppet from Thailand-puppet is articulated, dressed in glitzy sequin costume--teeth are carved with mother of pearl veneer and mouth opens and closes--puppet has been attach├ęd to larger board for display-minor fading and wear to fabric otherwise good-12 inches by 22 inches is size of figure
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #23028 (stock #1182)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Engraved design on iron, circa 1800, 30.5" long X 9" wide. Superb metal work--no condition problems--probably used in Shiite rituals-quality piece
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1920 item #65376
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Hand-colored lithograph of aviation event signed by Frank Lemon 19 inches by 17 inches created for the Wright Aeronautical Corporation copy right 1925-this piece is titled--LIEUTENANT COMMANDER ALBERT C RENO NEARS THE AZORES IN NAVY PLANE 1919--only 500 made-central image colors strong-foxing on outer edges--other aviation works by Lemon on website
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #65596
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$575.00
Hand-colored lithograph created by Frank Lemon for the Curtis Aeronautical Corporation copyright 1928-signed-only 500 copies made--17 by 19 inches-this one celebrates the aviation event--THE CONQUEROR OF ONE POLE ATTEMPTS THE OTHER, THE ANTARCTIC 1920---some foxing on the edges - central image bright--other works by Lemon on website
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1800 item #1060598
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3500.00
Splendid 18thc Italian solid wood gilt tabernacle-free standing-wear to gilding-front door has bas relief carving-two sides have original painted designs-piece is heavy-has interesting design-top and back intentionally unpainted-30 inches high-17 wide-12 deep-original hinges on door-hand forged nails-magnificent piece