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 : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Sterling : Pre 1910 item #1292288
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $295
Fancy American 12 inch sterling silver ladle-marked by maker as well as sterling stamp-no repairs or condition problems -Belle Epoch period
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Engravings : Pre 1800 item #178799
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$465.00
Interesting hand-colored French map of South America-dated 1750 with makers name in cartouche-with frame 26 by 21 inches-very minor foxing or discoloration-no tears or repairs-acid free mat on back recently installed-not glued to mat--cartouche has exotic birds and other animals-
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1700 item #414605
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$550.00
Beautiful glazed pottery ewer,Ming period,Chinese Swankolok,made by Chinese in SE Asia,-form is stunning-dragon handle, ribs on neck of main body of piece and carefully applied designs-rooster head motif on body and thick green turquoise glaze and form makes you think of 4th century Persian piece--but dragon head whips you back to Chinese origin-9.5 inches high and 4 inches wide-no condition problems or repairs-fascinating quality piece
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1900 item #24396 (stock #1671pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$250.00
2.5" diameter. Some of patina seems to be worn. $250.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Continental : Revival : Pre 1900 item #792895
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6800.00
Rare 19thc hand-carved walnut Portuguese marble top console--ca 1880s-influenced by French Louis XVth design-marble appears original with beveled rounded edges-no repairs or condition problems--63 inches long-19.5 inches wide and 35 inches high-carving is fine quality with rich design- unusual ostrich web feet--sturdy-can carry heavy weight
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1920 item #566810
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Very interesting 1920s French lithography poster-advertising magician and his illusionist act-39 inches long-27 inches wide-add.75 inches for frame.Poster itself has an illusionist quality as the illustration forms a skull as well as the magician--works with momento mori collection-ie, remembrance of death, theme used by the Church since Medieval times to scare the hell out of its flock.--no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : French : Pre 1900 item #1360273
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $950
French terracotta maiolica roof tile in monkey form.
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Sconces : Pre 1910 item #1135012
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Pair Italian gilt iron mirrored wall sconces festooned with crystals to include crystal beading along arms-ca 1910-wired- four silk shades in good condition come with the pair. There is wear to gilt,-mirror is crazed by age-good size-19 inches high 12.5 inches wide-come out from wall 7.5 inches-directly from wall of prominent estate in Puerto Rico--second pair of sconces identical also available by separate invoice
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #191750
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
Bronze life-sized bust of famous Spanish author and philosopher Jose Ortega Y Gasset-1888-1955-set on polished granite base 18 inches by 18 inches and that is two inches thick-bust is 17.75 inches by 14 inches wide and 7 inches deep--is signed JEAN and has Spanish text OJO which means LOOK--Gasset wrote REVOLT OF THE MASSES and is widely quoted--he enjoyed almost cult like following-believed intellectuals should be political leaders-no condition problem -bust was sculptured toward the end of his...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1055281
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
African hardwood divining stool-Luba tribe-seat supported by caryatids-two male and two females-figures separated by braided fiber dangling palm nuts-so seat rattles when moved-has geometric patters carved into seat-drying cracks-15.25 high-11.5 diameter-sturdy-wear to surface-provenance on request--this stool was used in conjuction throwing shells that divined the future
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1800 item #651436
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4200.00
Rare carved 18th century Pakistani bulk storage bin or chest-opens from top-it is big-used for rice or grain-two legs have termite damage, but will be repaired prior to sale-tongue and groove construction-50 inches long by 29.5 deep and 46 inches high, plus 7.5 inches for finials-dramatic-superb geometric carving-great patina--can be used as plinth-sturdy and strong
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : British : Pre 1900 item #263612
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4200.00
English oil on canvas by William Noble Hardwick 1805-1865-painting of Lyon,France in 1855-piece is signed .dated and titled on back on a label-18 inches by 30 inches-add 2 inches for gilt frame--artist is listed and has sales records--sketch for this painting sold for over 4000.00 USD-painting has been restored-canvas original with small patches--this is a stunning painting with great color and details of a major city in France 150 years ago
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1970 item #1303159
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $895
Three dogs oil painting on masonite-recently cleaned and varnished-appears to be one black poodle and two Pekinese-signed and dated 1968-well painted reflecting dogs character-30 inches long 24 inches wide--add 2.5 inches for decent frame-at midnight they all bark
All Items : Fine Art : Drawings : Pen : Pre 1950 item #120041
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$135.00
well executed ink and water color fashion drawing-made in the late 1930s or 40s by an American fashion designer-image is 4 inches by 11 inches-framed 10 inches by 14 inches--if your taste is puff sleeves and a halter, take this picture to your seamstress--no condition problems-skillfully drawn
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Tabletop : Candlesticks : Pre 1900 item #22671 (stock #10475)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Biedemeier Candle Stick. Brass. CA 1830-40. Price is for pair 8.75 inches high. For single 9.5 in high $155.00
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Militaria : Historical : Pre 1900 item #25486 (stock #1807pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Early 19th century porcelain bust of Napoleonic military bodyguard. Paris crossed arrow markings, fine condition. Very colorful. Yellow, black, orange, green. Very detailed designs in his scarf, hair and mustache, wears a Legion d' honeur. His name or his deed is inscribed on the base, "Poncet g diere (?) 1806" 13" high, 8" wide Striking--consider it a sculpture in fine porcelian--no condition problems
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #730894
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1675.00
Puerto Rican santos of three kings-signed a dated Domingo Orta- Ponce ,PR--1977-Orta was an important 20th carver in Puerto Rico-made of tropical wood-intentionally left unpainted-no condition problems-9'5 inches high-5 inches wide-11 inches long-handsome piece-proceeded directly from carver