All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1920 item #975084
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
German imperial silver medal WWI--front has profile of the last grand duke of Hesse Earnest Ludwig-obverse has German word for bravery surrounded with laurel wreath--FUR TAPFERKEIT-there is a dedication engraved on edge of silver medal-has original silk ribbon- no condition problems-decoration was probably awarded when Ludwig served on the Kaisers staff in WWI
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #1360296
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $825
Ceramic, Portuguese Palissy plate. Crab two clams and morena in oval, signed. 1860 to 1887, 8 inches diameter, 3 inches high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Holy Land : Pottery : Pre 1800 item #130872
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2000.00
These are unusually large Islamic Tuareg amphora vessels--strong color with black and white designs on orange background-made of thick terra cotta material-these are heavy pieces designed to be used and they were-age is 200 years plus-minor damage to one spout and one handle-minor surface losses--stands are modern--25 inches high-on stands 28 inches high--vessels most likely made by the same hand-ex collection prominent collector of Islamic furniture and decorative items--sell at Paris auction f...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Etchings : Pre 1800 item #878797
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $550
Unusual 18thc West Indies map of the Turk Islands with shallows- according to map legend it was made by Sir Edward Hawke while on the FRENCH sloops L"AIGLE and l' EMMERAUDE IN 1770 BY ORDER OF THE FRENCH GOVERNOR OF HISPANIOLA--15 inches by 21.25 inches
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Pre 1900 item #1207910
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Magnificent 19thc carved wood ebonized English Art Nouveau pedestal--has full body stork or crane as central motif-top is a carved lily pad--piece is very organic in composition-no repairs-original surface with very minor wear-37.5 inches high-top has 17.5 inch diameter-quality of carving is superb
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320939
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $595
Rare antique Dan dance mask-given female figure that surmounts the mask, probably associated with fertility ritual-mask was used-surface shows age and use-complete-striking piece-museum quality-16 inches tall-7 inches wide-4 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #27107 (stock #086)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1595.00
Unusal pair of Austrian candelsticks--ca 1845--Biedemier period--lead weighted fruit wood stepped bases--wrought iron designs to include center iron heart and cut iron vines--most likely belonged to the order of the sacred heart or a devotee--12 inches by eight inches--minor paint loss--repair to one corner of a base--handsome pieces in good shape--signed on the bottom--Huber Wien 62/3 and other text--definately from Vienna--if your not a friend of the sacred heart, buy them for your sweet heart...
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Edged Weapons : Pre 1900 item #633184
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$225.00
19thc Phillippine short sword or balong in tropical wood carved scabbard--light rust on blade-21 inches long in scabbard--
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Pre 1900 item #22696 (stock #10498)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Old Paris Vases, Pair. CA 1900. Varigaed leaf Croton motif. Good condition. Wear to gold along top lip. Provenance: Tivoli Estate, Somerset, VA. 10.5 x 9.5 x 4.25 in deep.-unusal color and form-work beautifully on a mantle or buffet---can hold flowers-stand on bun feet
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #930332
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Carved stone East Indian sculpture of deity-has attribute of an eagle or bird of prey on left on side and is armed with a spear-piece has been polished so difficult to judge age-certainly at least early 19thc-no condition problems-from private collection-12 inches high-6 inches wide-2 inches deep-wear to surface- free standing-most likely a guardian Hindu god
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candelabra : Pre 1837 VR item #798346
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,050
Rare collection of four matching Spanish Colonial hand-turned polychrome pricket candlesticks--probably from altar-hardwood-marblelized color added later than original date of 1840s--my guess is that they are Brazilian- tripodal feet on triangular base-14 inches high to include iron pricket-on 4.25 inch base-no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Textiles : Accessories : Pre 1837 VR item #1138826
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Pair of 19thc Scottish petipoint fabrics mounted on two hardwood panels as table screen or possible fire screen-23 inches by 12.5 each panel-28 inches by 27 inches each panel mount.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1262865
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $625
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #25538 (stock #1823pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$685.00
Green, cut to clear. Probably Czech, ca 1930 or earlier. Wonderful floral and geometric designs. No condition problems. 11.75" high, 6.75" diameter at mouth. $685.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1800 item #1138475
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare French 19thc faiance figure of St John the Baptist with eagle attribute-minor crazing to surface-seldom found-never with such an earnest face--14.5 inches high on 4 inch base
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Russian : Pre 1910 item #1040118
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
RUSSIAN LACQUER BOX-DEPICTS ANCIENT WARRIORS BATTLING EACH OTHER ON HORSE BACK-20THC-MINOR DULLING TO LACQUER FINISH-NO REPAIRS-4 INCHES BY 3 INCHES-DRAMATIC SCENE