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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Pre Columbian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1262879
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,200
Large pre Colombian Mexican Nayarit seated female figure-14 inches high by 7 inches wide-surface wear along with minor mineral encrusted sections-based on surface and scent piece appears to have been buried at one time-
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146438
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$325.00
Hand made tightly woven fiber basket made by the Yanomami indian tribe in Amazon region of the Venezuela/Columbia border-on underside is design inspired- by boa constrictor snake found in area-local name is oni eyekewe-no condition problems-2.25 inches deep-12 inch diameter-from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1700 item #1081143
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$6700.00
Rare 17thc carved gilt bas relief wall panel of St Peter --it was part of the decoration from Jesuit wood church in Greater Peru--now Bolivia-has custom tags from Bolivia on back-gilt is gold leaf-Jesuits were banned in area in early 18thc--these panels festooned the inside of churches-churches were almost always wood-wear to surface, but piece appears complete.49.5 high by 22.5 inches wide--relief comes out 4.5 inches-- St Peter carries the keys to the heavenly kingdom--one of kind-museum qual...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1900 item #637918
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$785.00
Large Spanish Colonial carved tropical wood santo--19thc St Jaoquin-probably Fillipino-19thc-minor paint loss-one hand has damage and drying crack on base and torso-piece stands well-16 inches-impressive
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1128340
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$625.00
Unusual Rose Medallion Chinese Porcelain diamond shaped porcelain relish plate-court figures as central motif- richly decorated border with designs and drawings over gilt field-10 inches long-8 inches wide-2 inches high-rare piece-no condition problems or repairs-ca 1860 or earlier-piece has weight
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1125695
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Chinese Rose Medallion porcelain sauce boat-no condition problems-ca 1860s or earlier-has unique twisted porcelain handle-colors strong-drawing crisp-7 inches wide-3.75 deep-3 inches high-no condition problems-no repairs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1282535
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $325
Rare early 20thc African Colonial carved wood female-17 inches tall-wear to surface- no cracks-striking figure with painted highlights
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1093315
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
This is a fascinating piece of 19thc three color san chi Chinese pottery-a brush pot that has a bas relief Chinese design landscape populated with four immortals-no condition problems-piece is heavy--has three small feet so bottom is off surface-7.5 inches wide-4 inches high-7 inches --unusual and decorative--still can be used as brush pot
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Ceramics : Pre 1800 item #1097024
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Rare pair 18thc Persian Qjar vases-long neck-probably for libation during Shiite ceremonies-each has different birds and design but with same color matrix-15.5 inches high and 6 inch diameter-condition is good with irregularities in kiln glazing-brought to Puerto Rico by ayatolla-in one family for years
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 : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #24803 (stock #271)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$360.00
Chinese Mirror. Bronze. Sung dynasty.four designs around central boss. 3.5 in dia.
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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #77024
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Beautifully designed pictorial Chinese Mandarin Palette plate--center is a group of musicians playing at a party-edges intricately worked-9.5 inches-very minor nick on one edge-no repairs--striking colors-about 170yrs
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Pre 1910 item #866906
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,800
This is an extraordinary Moroccan wedding dress-must have been the daughter of a rich merchant-piece has hand-embroidered designs-festooned with linked coins and 18 metallic/enamel brooches. -professionally displayed in plexiglass frame-56 by 48 inches-3.5 inches deep-some rub spots on inside of plexiglass where metallic pieces rubbed against plastic frame.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23695 (stock #1454pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7500.00
Magnificent pair. Probably Thai, brought to New Orleans in late 18th century. Solid bronze, approx 170 lbs each. Wonderful casting. Unique helmet heads, beaver tails. Rich patina. Can use indoors or in the garden. Rock crystal eyes. These are not reproductions. 35" high, 28.5" long, 15" wide. Male and female. (Use them for breeding)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1320514
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
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 : Pre Columbian : Pottery : Pre 1492 item #1232646
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Pre Columbian Taino tribe footed bowl-found buried in Puerto Rico over 50 years ago-repaired, but complete except for rim chip-trances of design inside bowl-large 11 inch diameter-4 inches high-rare find-authentic
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #22752 (stock #10547)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Persian Ceremonial Sprinklers. Silver on brass. Ca 1800. ostrich eggs heavily carved, one repaired - about half the silver on brass still exists...