All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Scientific : Pre 1700 item #1322110
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$635.00
Rare 17thc bronze astrolabe used in early navigation replaced later by sextant-6 inches high-4 inches wide-minor wear and oxidation-center brass screw possible replacement-has intricate engraving on both sides-real thing
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320939
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
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 : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1320660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Early antique Beta Tribe tropical hardwood dance mask-ca 19thc-was used in ceremonies --mask surface shows age and wear-mask is heavy from dense wood--11 inches high 7 inches wide- 6 inches deep--remarkable mask-has Dark Vader aspect
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1320514
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,400.00
large carved wood Latin American santo of Animas, a soul burning in Purgatory-glass eyes-surface losses- fingers damaged on one hand --depicts monk suffering for his sins in purgatory--dramatic sculpture-usually found only in small santos-rare rare rare-31 inches tall-17 inches wide 12 inches deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #1319752
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Well carved South American tropical wood Santo of St Jacinto, the patron saint of farmers-excellent detail -with tin halo-wear to pant except on face which is angelic-ca 1900-fine details-stepped base=no missing parts-13.5 inches high
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : American : Centennial : Pre 1900 item #1317832
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,500.00
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Spanish : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #1317289
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,950.00
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 : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Pre 1837 VR item #1303868
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1,295.00
Rare Spanish Colonial hallmarked high grade silver on wood reliquary-ca 1840s-relic long gone now with mirror substitute--hallmarked in two locations- carved wood portion is gilded---these are seldom found in hallmarked silver--18.5 inches high-no condition problems-stunning
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : English : Georgian : Pre 1900 item #1303583
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Stunning English papier mache inlay and heavy gilded lap desk-highest quality probably "Brighton Beach "-minor surface wear-has both original ink bottles-14 inches by 10 inches-mother of pearl inlay flower design as well as intense gilding on all sides-- tooled red leather writing surface--ca 1880s
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1303564
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
Finely cast bronze large Chinese Buddha 22 inches high by 16 inches wide by 10 inches deep --no condition problems or repairs-ornate with fine detailed relief casting on front and back-impressive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$725.00
Spanish Colonial 18thc carved wood dress-up saint of St Vincent Ferrer-who was the first and most famous brimstone and fire preacher-he carries a bible or book of gospels in his hand-has monks haircut, glass eyes-surface is blackened by candle smoke i-arms move and piece comes off base-24 inches high-every preacher needs him for inspiration--REPENT AND DIE
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1910 item #1298660
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Pair of unusual Chinese Sterling silver salt and pepper shakers in the form of Buddha-marked Sterling-2.75 inches high and 2 inches wide-no condition problems0 ca 1920s-unusual
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1298504
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297372
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.5 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has heraldic crest that incorporated eagle wings--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 47.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1700 item #1297274
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$795.00
This medallion is unique-so unique uncertain of use-5.75 inches by 4.5 inches-marked-800 silver-this one has Latin text--speculate used as coffin markers or worn around neck with chain or ribbon through loop as badge of rank or noble position-beautiful Baroque silver repousse work-no condition problems--museum rare
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Architectural : Fixtures : Pre 1910 item #1296418
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3,000.00
Spanish wrought iron chandelier with 53 inch diameter and 23 inch drop that can be made larger-eight lights-piece is painted-minor rust-ca 1920s-came from old hotel in St Petersburg Florida-elaborate work with crown motif near lights-complete
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
. Large Brazilian penca de balangandans comprised of 6 various charms including grapes, cashew fruit, guava or orange, cacao, and pomegranate - each charm or talisman representing protection, fertility, relief from sorrow, etc. Penca is suspended from a long chain which was typically worn around the waist. silver on copper. . Dimensions: grapes - 4.675" h; cacao - 4.25" h. Condition: Some wear to silver. copper chain included