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 : 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 : 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 : S. America : Pre 1900 item #34238
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1250.00
Splendid English colonial oil on canvas of Episcopal Cathedral in Antigua, West Indies --good size-27.5 inches x 25 inches--painting has been restored and relined-stretchers are original 19th century ca 1870--there are two figures-one appears to be clergy--the other is probably a bum--very good quality-strong colors--excellent--church is made mainly of timber and stands today -unsigned -nicely framed not shown---This is the Cathedral Of St John the Divine--it was finished in 1847--it is a stunn...
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #152968
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1850.00
striking Art Deco bronze of a lady and a panther on the hunt-lost wax process-fine details-subject could represent Diana but Diana seldom carries a spear and usually does not hunt with a panther-could be Cybel who was raised by panthers when abandoned on a mountain side by a father who preferred a male child or it could simply be an Amazon on the hunt--signed on base by M.Oliverio-probably Portuguese or even Brazilean--style is pure Art Deco-no condition problems-16.75 inches high-7 inch by 3.75...
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1940 item #65587
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$575.00
Hand-colored lithograph created by Frank Lemon for the Curtis Aeronautical Corporation--signed -only 500 copies made--copyright 1928--this piece celebrates aviation event--WITH THE BEAT OF ONE HIS WING CHARLES GOES TO PARIS 1927--foxing on the edges-central image bright--other works by Lemon on website
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1317289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,950
Rare large Hispano Mooresque Spanish luster ware hand painted winged vase-- associated with the Alhambra in Spain-no condition problems or repairs-large 24 inches high by 14 inches wide-unsigned-these vases are extremely rare and inspired by Islamic makers-early 19thc-
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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24254 (stock #1647pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3400.00
Allegorical piece symbolizing Bourbon restoration after collapse of Napolean. Ca 1810 Dark patina. Excellent condition. 16.75" high, 6" at deepest point, 8.5" at widest. signed.Sauvage with the abbreviation r tion which I believe signifies restoration--has it all peacocks, putti,crown,shield with fluer de lis--this not for those who believe in one man one vote--1t 1s very high quality lost wax casting with a fine patina in Benezit as Piat or Peter Joseph Sauvage His works a...
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1920 item #566800
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1265.00
Rare offering of three hand forged and welded wrought iron matched floor candlesticks or torcheries-- each of the two single light is 42 inches high-7 inches wide with 10 inch diameter at base. three candle piece is 42 inches high-30.25 inches wide 15 inches diameter base--small pricket in each cup to stabilize candle --made in the 20s or early 30s --pieces are all sturdy-never have been wired or repainted-minor rust specks-rare find-no repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #120008
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$135.00
Watercolor and ink fashion drawing of a lady with a blue hat-image is 5 inches by 12 inches-framed 10 inches by 16 inches-no condition problems--my own preference goes to ladies with blue hats more than those wearing rubber shoes-30s or 40s
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre 1900 item #27040 (stock #083)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$185.00
Italian Deruta vase 12 inches high and 7 inches wide--part of handle missing-otherwise in perfect condition--has typical copper luster--is signed--renaissance designs--nice piece
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 : Decorative Art : Glass : Pre 1900 item #24020 (stock #1554pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$395.00
Amber colored, ca 1880. Beautifully worked stem and base. No chips. 8" tall, 3.5" diameter at mouth.Fine enamel work
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22362 (stock #10061)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1395.00
Vases,Ceramic Chinese Pair. Glazed terra cotta. 22 h x 10 dia. One decorated with calligraphy,- dragon and bird of paradise -the other is dominated by a peacock--design is bas relief--excellent condition --very minor chips--these have beautiful color and good age--each hand made--rare to have two similiar vases that can be used as a pair
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Decorations : Pre 1900 item #23478 (stock #1387pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$95.00
Dated 1909, with silver crown. 3" with ribbon. Medal 1.25" $95.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Pre 1900 item #152931
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
a very nice pair of pugs-marked Germany on the side of the base-slight difference in size-appear to be male and female-each carries a basket with pug puppies-minor wear to gilt on pups-no condition problems-6.75 inches and 7 inches high-bases 5.5 inches by 2.5 inches-absolutely charming pair--perfect on fire place mantel--ca 1900