From the workshop of Los Castillo in Taxco,
Mexico, these brass angel candlesticks were
designed by Salvador Teran, who was a
renowned silversmith in Taxco, and a
cousin of Antonio Castillo. Signed with the Los Castillo circular mark, they also are
stamped "cobre artistico", with the initials AC, Taxco, Mexico, and handwrought...
This is a Beautiful MEXICAN Colorful DISH from the 1930's - 1940's. It measures about 7 1/2" X 6 1/4" X 1 1/2" ( 19.1 cm X 15.9 cm X 3.8 cm ). The dish depicts a man with a hat, taking a nap close to a cactus and a tree. The back of the dish reads: Made in Mexico, Aldama.
Antique Dance mask from Guatemala made from wood. Colonial style mask
Measurements: 8" in height x 5-3/4" in width.
An exceptional Amazonian Indian ceramic polychrome olla from Brazil, early 1900’s. This superb example is 8” in diameter, 5-3/4” high and comes from the Asurini tribe, which apparently is no longer a functioning tribal entity. These magnificent jars were used to store liquid foods and are coated with a natural tree resin (post-firing), which preserves the brilliant colors and makes it leak proof. In excellent condition...
Brooch, shaped like an Aztec warrior headdress with green onyx aztec face in center. Marked 925 Mexico CRD MOC. Circa 1950. 2 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" tall; onyx: 1/2" tall.
Brooch with green onyx Aztec face with silver headdress, stamped Sterling, Mexico. Beautiful condition. Circa 1930. Overall measurements 2 1/2" wide x 2" tall; onyx: 1 1/2" tall x 1" wide.
Bracelet with five obsidian Aztec faces set in silver, five links in curved oval shape with silver decoration around the faces. Marked Mexico, Silver. Circa 1930. Excellent condition. 7 1/2" long x 3/4" high; obsidian face: 1/2" high.
Green onyx brooch and earrings designed in a bow shape with tiny silver balls. Earrings have screw backs. A beautiful set in very good condition. C. 1930. Marked Sterling, Mexico. Brooch: 2 1/2" wide x 1" high; earrings: 3/4" wide x 1/2" wide.
Bracelet with triangle shaped obsidian Aztec faces. Each is set in its own silver cup mounted on tiny silver balls. Ten in all, one has a very minuscule chip on the side, not noticeable due to the silver around it. Circa 1930. Marked ANC925 Mexico. 7" long x 3/4" high. Stones: 1/2" high.
Trocano. This is an actual three chambered Trocano, or Great Signal (telegraph) Drum. Similar to one on display in The Peabody Museum of Harvard University that was Donated by the renowned Amazon explorer Dr. A. H. Rice. Acquired from a collector in Brazil in mid 1980s. It originated from a Tucano Indian Village where it was made around 1935 to 1945. It was published in a Brazilian newspaper with picture of the original collector...
Paper Mache Sun size is 39 inches in diameter and it is in very good condition. Craquelure.
Fantastic very large vintage Tlaquepaque charger.
Unusual piece with border beautifully decorated with the opaco technique and the center with a burnished painted scene depicting a pheasant carrying wood between cactus and a mountain with little houses in the background.
Rarely seen 21 inches in diameter.
This traditional Mexican Serape textile from the 1920's measures 64 x 84 inches. Fibers are cotton and fine wool with "eye of god". Excellent quality and condition.
Shipibo Pottery Figural Vessels of a Man and a Woman, Peru, ca. 1950 CE. Sold as a pair. Wonderful Shipibo couple. Original Amazonian art. Hand painted, each piece has a unique design that is passed down from one generation of women to the next. The art form is not very well understood by the outside world. The artists themselves believe they are inspired to create each distinctive pattern. This is a 2nd generation pair, unusual for the amount of time it has been preserved...
Beautiful old estate Italian hand made tapestry, exhibites noble ladies both in elabrated robes and head dresses, one group play chess game , another group is discussing a object, in a beautiful garden court yard setting in the back ground with birds and vegitation.
dimension: 48 x 29 inches
Beautiful vintage white Italian candelabra angel and flower candelabra.
Dimension: 10 1/2 inches high
Sea horse silver pin, marked "MEXICO SILVER", detail of design denotes workmanship during the 1930's-1950's. Condition is excellent, can be cleaned to shine more but the antique finish suits the piece. 3" long x 1 1/2" wide.
A whimsical unsigned figure composed of various nuts. 7"