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.
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
A whimsical unsigned figure composed of various nuts. 7"
An outstanding fine Owl and Cactus plate by Jose Bernabe. A very famous artist for his Petatillo work. Probably done in the 1960s. Tonal Mexico, 11 3/4" across and no damage and no wear. A very good price for this artists work.From a Palm Springs California estate collection.
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.
Set of three beautiful Mexican Pottery green glazed jars or pitchers.
Originally made for Tepache (a traditional Mexican drink made of fermented pineapple juice.)
These are very similar to the Michoacan glazed pineapple jars, but these were made in Tlaquepaque.
Hard to find complete (usually they have lost their top.)
Also available separately;
13.4" at $385
12" at $345
7" at $115