All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #24253 (stock #1646pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$3700.00
Soldier with naked maiden. Ca 1900, by Clemencin. Inscription 'Celyu guyfut pris'. Soldier's shield used in an interesting manner. Beautifully cast. Note details on back, as well as front. 14.75 inches tall, 5.5 inches diameter base. piece is signed-no condition problems
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Memorabilia : Religious : Pre 1900 item #22788 (stock #1063pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$535.00
French faience, Benitiere, circa 1800, 8 inch long x 2.5 inch wide $535.
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 : Decorative Art : Ceramics : German : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #165096
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$285.00
This is a very large German porcelain teapot-marked on bisquit bottom -Augustus Rex initials-ie Dresden-hand painted floral design--K initial on one side-think K is for king or kaiser?-one hairline near the bottom on the side that goes nowhere--does not affect integrity of pot--teapot holds liquid just fine--8.5 inches high-9 inches from spout to handle in width--this is one imposing tea pot-no chips-no repairs
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Textiles : Apparel : Pre 1940 item #435881
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$585.00
Lonely?--how about a mannequin-Hawaiian-resembles Liz Taylor in her prime, but just a little more exotic-no dental bills-no divorce-no shop to drop syndrome--no closets full of shoes--and no chattering--ca 1950s-51 inches high by 16 inches wide-lady has a few skin problems-legs and arms come off-she never has headaches-overall condition good
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : South American : Handiwork : Pre 1910 item #1146435
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$350.00
richly woven fiber basket from the Yanomami tribe of the Amazon region on the Venezuela/Columbian border--design comes through on the inside and underside-13.5 diameter and 1.25 inches deep-no condition problems -from missionary collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Artifacts : Pre 1910 item #855699
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $395
Pair of African drums-cowskin tops stretched over wood frame-legs even covered with hide-you can beat them if you fancy the sound of the jungle or use them as small tables-pieces are sturdy-each are 14 inches high-one diameter is 12 inches-the other 13 inches
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Silver : Continental : Pre 1900 item #196414
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$545.00
German reticulated silver basket-- ornate with decorated with puttis-800 silver-- marked--basket handle moves-original cut glass insert-7.5 inches with handle raised-4.75 inches unraised-4 inches deep-4.75 inches wide--use for sweet meats or flowers-no condition problems--ca 1900 or earlier
All Items : Antiques : Instruments and Implements : Writing : Pre 1900 item #1228816
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Large German Silvered bronze inkwell-silver shows minor wear-ceramic retort is gone-no repairs-piece comes apart for transport-ca 1860s-very ornate and detailed casting with masks and rich intricate design-inkwell is surmounted by two putti on orbs--this is type of inkwell that was used at important official event signings- e.g.,treaties and surrender documents-11 inches in diameter and 9 inches high=believed to be unique
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : African : Sculpture : Pre 1910 item #1287027
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $695
Striking antique East African Sculpture-surface shows wear-sculpture has wood hook carved as part of base that was used ritually-no condition problems or repairs-figure wears raffia skirt and there is woven raffia around bottom of base-uncertain as of tribe--good size-30 inches tall
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Lighting : Sconces : Pre 1900 item #741326
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$985.00
lovely pair of gilt bronze double crystal sconces-shades are etched--possibly pieces were formally gas or kerosene-no condition problems-17 inches across-8 inches high-comes out 9 inches from the wall --Have another double pair and a single that are sold separately.--beautiful pieces-ca 1900 or earlier
All Items : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : N. America : Pre 1930 item #409889
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Stunning pastel oval painting by American listed painter Louis Lyons Heustis-1865-1951---19.5 inches by 15,25 inches-with gold leaf frame overall 23.5 inches by 19.25 inches--no condition problems-bright colors-- a beautiful woman in the Art Deco period-Gibson Girl look-
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1950 item #1231367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
terracotta sculpture by Italian American sculptor Leo Lentelli {1879-1961} born in Italy Lentelli's major works were produced in the US-he is well listed and has sales records-piece is signed on edge of base-he executed sculpture with American West subjects--this one may be called a kiss on horseback-he is famous for his adornment of the Palace of fine Arts in San Francisco-is in museums and has sales records-his sculptures can be found in most mediums-this one is 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches-no con...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Folk Art : Baskets : Pre 1900 item #654381
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$295.00
Rare American black polychrome tole bread basket--traditional gilt grape motif on inside edges-14 inches long-5.5 inches wide-3 inches deep-rolled edges-signed on bottom G D Need??-wear on bottom -very small ding in one corner minor-overall condition excellent--no repairs-ca 1980s
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #152968
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1850.00
striking Art Deco bronze of a lady and a panther on the hunt-lost wax process-fine details-subject could represent Diana but Diana seldom carries a spear and usually does not hunt with a panther-could be Cybel who was raised by panthers when abandoned on a mountain side by a father who preferred a male child or it could simply be an Amazon on the hunt--signed on base by M.Oliverio-probably Portuguese or even Brazilean--style is pure Art Deco-no condition problems-16.75 inches high-7 inch by 3.75...
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 : Fine Art : Paintings : Oil : Europe : German : Pre 1930 item #692344
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,875
Very dramatic German oil on canvas of a blond Mary Magdalene at the foot of crucified Christ on Golgotha hill outside Jerusalem-- large-52.75 by 26.5 inches -add 3 inches for decent polychrome frame-signed lower right hand side Karl Wrum born 1893-no condition problems-all original--bright colors-beautifully painted
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #864755
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
Magnificent leather covered sculpture of elephant with trunk up-considered to be young elephant with short tusks-tusks made of wood-glass eyes-61 inches high to top of trunk-48 inches wide-25 inches deep-minor abrasions to leather- piece is sturdy and free standing-rare piece-overall condition is good-ca 1930s-great size-probably made to order