DESCRIPTION: A colorful, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow jaguar with big eyes, wide mouth and erect ears. Hand carved and painted, this mask was collected in Mexico during the 1980's by well known artist and sculptor, Steve Tobin. As the Jaguar is the only Panthera species native to the Americas, it is a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; a hole between the ears is used for hanging...
DESCRIPTION: A colorful hand woven rug with red borders and hexagonal designs on a light blue ground. This flat weave rug is reversible and is in excellent condition (bright colors, thick pile, no stains or losses). After purchase, all of our textiles are professionally cleaned and stored until sold. Sourced in Chile while on a buying trip, this rug would make an attractive area rug or wall hanging. DIMENSIONS: 37.5" long (95.2 cm) x 25.25" wide (64 cm).
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the capital of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 40 years that these beautifully carved and painted figures have become popular, and are now collected worldwide. Using rudimentary tools, these Mexican artists create fascinating figures out of fresh-cut copal wood...
DESCRIPTION: A delightful hand-woven llama wool rug made by native tribes from the Andes of Peru. This long runner is divided into three distinct patterns, the large outer border with colorful Inca figures in ceremonial headdresses, a middle border of fanciful fish which alternate facing left and right, and a center panel with a multitude of animals and insects including a llama, cat, butterfly, spider, swan, frog and duck...
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...
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.
Beautiful vintage white Italian candelabra angel and flower candelabra.
Dimension: 10 1/2 inches high
A whimsical unsigned figure composed of various nuts. 7"
Wonderful Tlaquepaque petatillo oval plate by Jose Bernabe.
See page 47 of the book "Ceramica, Mexican Pottery of the 20th Century" by Amanda Thompson.
11" by 8 1/2".
In excellent condition for Mexican Pottery which, because it is low fired, always has a chip or two or a glaze pop or something.
Signed in the back: "Jose Bernabe C. Tonala, Jal. Mexico"
Gorgeous and very big oval black Tlaquepaque tray depicting a man with his dog in a traditional scene with a house and cactus around.
Very good vintage condition.
Beautiful and finely hand woven wool and silk Mexican serape in unusually good condition.
This Saltillo is predominantly white with a large and perfect multi colored center diamond design known as the "Ojo de Dios" (The Eye of God.)
These Zarapes, or blankets, were made in different parts of Mexico, the city of Saltillo in the state of Coahuila being the most famous . Because of this, these weavings are most commonly known as "Saltillos"...
Exuberant and colorful hand painted Mexican glazed Tourist ware pottery pitcher complete with lid.
Well painted with Cacti and and burro and peasant taking a siesta. Lid is slightly askew.
Unusual modernist shape.
Very good vintage condition.
Measures 10" tall by 5" wide and 8" from spout to handle.