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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 : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1910 item #1280046
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
striking early 20thc carved wood puppet from Thailand-puppet is articulated, dressed in glitzy sequin costume--teeth are carved with mother of pearl veneer and mouth opens and closes--puppet has been attach├ęd to larger board for display-minor fading and wear to fabric otherwise good-12 inches by 22 inches is size of figure
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1900 item #23833 (stock #1481pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$4800.00
Circa 1600. Ming covered bowl. Deeply worked, dragon and foilant design. Excellent condition. Two-color glaze greens and yellows. 17" high, 17" diameter. Everything is right. $4800.-weighs 20-25 pounds
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Pre 1900 item #26033 (stock #122713)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$275.00
Cone shaped receptacle, w/ 4 birds perched on lip and large tortoise crawling down. Small hole to suspend piece. Unique piece albeit with verdigris. 7.75" long, 3.5" wide, 2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1920 item #1294947
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
. 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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1800 item #1302433
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $725
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 : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76997
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin palette pictorial plate--center design focuses on precious objects--for extra measure a dragon is included-very colorful-9.5 inches-no condition problems-about 170 yrs old
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre 1837 VR item #869670
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Rare Chinese ivory and bronze brush desk set- has two carved bas relief fou dogs in ivory with onyx or flint eyes-bronze is etched with intricate design-has holder for brush -pot for ink-piece is ca 1800-no condition problems-5.5 inches by 3 inches-very fine piece
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Pre 1837 VR item #1284050
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $250
19thc carved gilt wood altar piece- early 19thc-Spanish Colonial--originally piece held prayers and now serves as mirror-mirror is clouded, gilt is worn -carving is in good condition complete and unrepaired -20.5 inches tall-very decorative
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 : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1837 VR item #76996
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
Elaborately decorated Chinese Mandarin Palette pictorial plate-depicts a parade of Chinese warriors marching in disarray--colors are beautiful-9.5 inches-very small nick on edge-no repairs-has good age about 170 years
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Oceanic : Pre 1900 item #271949
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Filippino carved wood and polychrome santo of the fiercest preacher the world has known-St Vincent Ferrar-carved in hard tropical wood-losses-ca 1900-16 inches high with a 6 inch diameter--Not certain whether he preached REPENT AND DIE or REPENT OR DIE
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 : Ancient World : Near Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1180176
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$425.00
Pair of Ottoman Turk iron stirrups with textile trappings-stirrups have etched designs in iron and could be earlier than 19thc-trappings are added later are very colorful, clean and of high quality -each 7.5 inches length x 5 inches width x 9 inches high-fine hand work
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 : 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 : Pre 1920 item #1117914
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$750.00
Pr of Baule sculptures- carved tropical wood-made by same hand-detailed carving with tribal scars- fine patina from handling-each have beards- seated on animal--over 60 yrs old-13 inches--the other 12.5--straight from African collector-no repairs-no condition problems-rare quality
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1126548
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$975.00
Large footed well and tree Chinese Rose Medallion platter-16.25 inches long-12.75 inches wide-2.75 inches high-gilt high lights-, fine drawing, great colors-no condition problems or repairs-has indentation to catch juices from meat-this heavy porcelain designed to hold and carve roasts,,