Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1386030 (stock #W-FIG17)
Ancient East
$520
DESCRIPTION: A vibrant, expressive Mexican folk art mask of a yellow and red jaguar with big blue eyes, wide mouth and erect leather ears. Hand carved and painted, this vintage mask depicts a fanciful American jaguar, a popular theme for Mexican artists. The paint condition on this mask is excellent; wire is attached for hanging...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1950 item #1383840 (stock #W-FIG33)
Ancient East
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DESCRIPTION: Hand carved and polychromed Mexican wood carnival mask in the form of a Native American warrior in feathered headdress; feathers at ears are attached with wooden pegs and rotate. PROVENANCE: Richard and Jean Kellaway; Danforth Museum, Framingham, Mass., included in the travelling exhibition, ''Mexican Masks of the 20th Century: A Living Tradition.'' Good condition. DIMENSIONS: 28" h x 24" w x 6" d (71 x 61 x 15 cm). W-FIG33
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1373680 (stock #W-FIG15)
Ancient East
$195
DESCRIPTION: A vintage Mexican folk art wood cross with dozens of metal milagro icons attached as an act of petition and devotion. Milagros (also known as an ex-voto or promesas) are small religious folk charms associated with the Catholic Church that devotees attach to sacred objects, pin on the clothing of santos statues, or hang with little red ribbons from altars and shrines. The word "milagro" means "miracle"...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Americas : Latin American : Handiwork : Pre 1960 item #1367582 (stock #W-FIG30)
Ancient East
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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 1960 item #1357585 (stock #W-FIG29)
Ancient East
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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 #1305564 (stock #W-FIG8)
Ancient East
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DESCRIPTION: This majestic and colorful Alebrije lion is carved in a crouched position, staring at the viewer with bright blue and yellow eyes. His head is surrounded by a huge, flowing, yellow & brown mane. His purple and black striped tail curves over his teal body which is decorated with pink oval polka-dots. This noble beast is signed on the underside, "HECHO POR MAXIMILIANO MORALES S., FRANCISCO MORALES DE ARRAZOLA XOXO OAXACA 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...