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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1319974
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$595.00
Grand Tour Bronze of the Chimera of Arezzo-from Etruscan artifact found buried in Arezzo Italy in the 17thc-is on display in Florence museum-was reproduced in the 1860 using French menseration size reduction-detailed lost bronze casting-fine patina-10 inches wide -4 inches deep-7 inches high-mount on yellow antique marble base--piece will keep your home safe from tigers-it is a lion serpent goat combination of a beast
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1319303
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$195.00
Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
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 : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1837 VR item #1317151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$495.00
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1304378
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2,850.00
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
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 : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1303236
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Civil wars are always bloody, filled with war crimes on both sides, never impersonal and the Spanish Civil War fought in the 1930s was no exception-Nationalists versus Republicans or AKA Fascists versus Communists fought no holds barred- battles that ended with the fall of Madrid to the Nationalists--on surrender over 200,000 POWs were eventually killed-this lithograph represents Republican civilian suffering in the conflict, -dedicated lower left side HOMENJE A MADRID 7 NOVEMBRE 1936 2 NOVEMBRE 1937-signed in lithograph IUANA FRANCISCA- recently framed and matted with wrappings still on frame-12.5 inches wide and 14.5 inches tall-no condition problems-striking image
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1303235
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Civil wars are always bloody, filled with war crimes on both sides, never impersonal and the Spanish Civil War fought in the 1930s was no exception-Nationalists versus Republicans or AKA Fascists versus Communists fought no holds barred- battles that ended with the fall of Madrid to the Nationalists--on surrender over 200,000 POWs were eventually killed-this lithograph represents Republican militia in the conflict, -dedicated lower left side HOMENJE A MADRID 7 NOVEMBRE 1936 2 NOVEMBRE 1937-signed in lithograph AVNON- recently framed and matted with wrappings still on frame-12.5 inches wide and 14.5 inches tall-no condition problems-striking image
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1930 item #1303234
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$475.00
Civil wars are always bloody, filled with war crimes on both sides, never impersonal and the Spanish Civil War fought in the 1930s was no exception-Nationalists versus Republicans or AKA Fascists versus Communists fought no holds barred- battles that ended with the fall of Madrid to the Nationalists--on surrender over 200,000 POWs were eventually killed-this lithograph represents an unlucky soldier in the conflict, most likely Republican-dedicated lower left side HOMENJE A MADRID 7 NOVEMBRE 1936 2 NOVEMBRE 1937-signed in lithograph BARDANANO- recently framed and matted with wrappings still on frame-12.5 inches wide and 14.5 inches tall-no condition problems-striking image
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1970 item #1303159
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
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