Mexican handwoven Saltillo sarape with silk fringe. The center (the Ojo de Dios or Eye of God) is made of silk with woven wool accents, the rest is woven wool over wool. As with most vintage wool textiles, sarapes are never perfect, they always have a little hole, or fringe loss. This one is almost perfect. 35"W x 74"L plus 7" fringe on both ends. Slight wear and loss.
Gorgeous and rare Green Oaxacan dripware pottery drinks set. Green flowers on white connected with black stems and vines. Pitcher, 6 cups and tray. Marked “OAXACA MEXICO"
Tray 15-1/4”W; Pitcher 7-1/2”L; by 6”W by 8”W; Cup 3-1/2”W by 3-3/4"
Manuel Felguerez signed original terracotta figure depicting a seated woman with braided hair and polychrome geometric decoration. Signed "Felguerez." Two small chips.
11"L by 9"W by 15"H
Antique Mexican ceramic "Tree of Life" candelabrum by Aurelio Flores depicting archangel Gabriel surrounded by flowers, animals, and cherubs, with two saints on top. Minimal wear.
14-1/2"L by 17-1/2"H by 4"W
A set made in the 1930's for a child, comprising a pair gauntlets, a pair moccasins and a vest. Made of suede and decorated with glass beadwork, the vest with silk and the gauntlets with cotton lining. Condition: traces of usage, few beads lost. The vest with few stains, lining with some flaws and one snap button missing. Dimension: vest: 36 cm, gauntlets: 20.5 cm, moccasins: 15 cm long.
Dating to the mid 20th century, from 1940-1960, burnished wares of this type were created in Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Near the larger town of Guadalajara, small pueblos became known for the fine workmanship and charming motifs, with Tlaquepaque and Tonala being significant centers for exceptional pottery. This vase measures 8 3/4" high, and is 4 1/4" in diameter at the base. It is stamped "made in Mexico" in a cartouche, which is a typical mark...
a superb kayapo mekragnoti Indians headdress , Rio Xingu, states of Para and Mato Grosso, Brazil .
The Tiara is mounted on a long cotton woven adorned with long tail-feathers macaw chloroptera. At the end are attached little white feathers great egret...
A signed Kanyengeh 6 Nations large pottery vase signed Dee 1977. This Native Canadian pottery vase has the famous sculpted exterior and brown glaze with the turquoise blue interior. It features incised animals including a fox, bear, heron, moose, beaver, bird and turtle and it measures an impressive 7" tall. It is incised KANYENGEH POTERY DEE (Martin) 1977 with a vase symbol - other examples by Dee have the feather mark...
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. 2" x 4 3/4" diameter. 7 oz.
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. Minor abrasion at spots on rim. 2 1/2" x 8 1/4" diameter. 1 lb. 1 oz.
Shipibo Painted Pottery Bowl. Ucayali River, Amazon Basin, Peru. Mid 20th Century. Tree sap resin glaze. 2 1/2" x 8 1/4" diameter. 13 oz.
Mexico, early 20th century CE. This is a charming and colorful piece of Mexican folk art in the artistic tradition of Dia de los Muertos. A skeleton, arms and legs outstretched in a Superman-style pose, balances delicately atop a stand with two spheres. The Spaniards adapted the indigenous Aztec ritual to joyously remember the dead to create the Dia de los Muertos. Colorful pieces of art with skulls and skeletons remind the living of the dead and celebrate the memory of those who have left us...
Latin America, Mexico, Spanish Colonial, ca. 1800 to 1900 CE. A finely painted oil on tin retablo depicting Christ parting his robe to reveal a symbol known as a Sacred Heart. The Sacred Heart symbolizes compassion and unmitigated love. The message to the devout is that one may find and express divine love in one's own heart. A beautifully painted devotional folk painting! Custom wood frame...
Latin America, Mexico, Spanish Colonial, ca. 1800 to 1900 CE. A carefully delineated retablo depicting Saint Raymond Nonatus (San Ramon Nonato). San Ramon is a popular subject of Mexican retablos. He is traditionally depicted as a Mercedarian cardinal, the badge of his order prominently displayed on his habit...