Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1367582 (stock #W-FIG30)
Ancient East
$875
DESCRIPTION: Three colorful, vintage Chantolo (also known as Xantolo) masks, used in dance celebrations for Day of the Dead festivities in the state of Hidalgo, Mexico. These hand carved, brightly colored masks are painted in primary colors, each with barred teeth and fierce expression. Very good condition, wires have been attached to the backs for hanging. PROVENANCE: Bob Brand and Liz Werthan, Philadelphia. DIMENSIONS: Largest Size is 7" x 5" x 3" (18 x 13 x 8 cm).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1364642 (stock #W-FIG35)
Ancient East
On Hold
DESCRIPTION: Oaxacan woodcarvings, also known as alebrijes, have been a tradition for generations in several small villages outside the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. It has only been in the past 50 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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1357585 (stock #W-FIG29)
Ancient East
$1,425
In the Mexican state of Michoacan, where this mask originates, there are dancers who are variously called los Diablos (devils), los Judíos (Judas’), or los Fariseos (Pharisees)...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1309026 (stock #W-FIG9)
Ancient East
$395
DESCRIPTION: This dynamic and colorful Alebrije goat (or ram) is carved as if in a full run, its long front leg folded under its body in mid-stride. Two huge white horns curl from the top of its head to its ears. His green speckled body is accented with vibrant red "stripes" running down his back, tail and legs, while a purple design covers his belly. This large, delightful animal is signed on the underside, "Narcisco Gonzalez Ramirez, Arrazola, Oaxaca Oax., Mexico." Excellent condition...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1302968 (stock #W-FIG7)
Ancient East
$250
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...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1980 item #1289625 (stock #W-FIG5)
Ancient East
$180
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...