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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940.
CC-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Beautifully made and primitive in style, the features of Our Lady and of the angel at her feet are very serene and lovely. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican colonial devotional art, and Mexican colonial woodcarvings, a wooden statue of a saint, most likely St. Dominic, Mexico, c. 17th century.
CC-2: Mexican colonial devotional art, and Mexican colonial woodcarvings, a wooden statue of a saint, most likely St. Dominic, Mexico, c. 17th century. The figure is hand-carved and has glass eyes. St. Dominic is the founder of the Dominican order, so important in the history of colonial Mexico. Condition is remarkable given the age of the piece; at some point, wood-beetles infested the statue. This adds to the wonderful patina and age of the piece. Size: 19 1/16 inches tall by 13 inches wide, at the widest part, by 5 1/2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, burnished and with the figures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Paradise, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, burnished and with the figures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Closeup photo of Adam and Eve at the base of the tree-of-life by Heron Martinez.
CC-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, burnished and with the figures of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The Garden is lush and wonderful, but evil, in the form of a serpent lurks very close, and the apple, the forbidden fruit, lies in Eve's outstretched hand. Condition is good; there are minor stress-marks on two spheres from the original firing. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 11 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $2000.
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Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a lovely Saltillo sarape with a white background and beautiful center medallion, c. 1930.
CC-4: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo sarapes (serapes), a lovely Saltillo sarape with a white background and beautiful center medallion, c. 1930. The color combination of the sarape is incredibly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 77 inches long by 37 3/4 inches wide. Price: $550.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with very fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with very fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. The very elegant design and fine silverwork make this necklace very special and beautiful! Closeup photo of the main part of the Taxco silver necklace.
CC-5: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with very fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. The very elegant design and fine silverwork make this necklace very special and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 18 inches long; the main pendant is
2 1/2 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches high. Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely and very graceful silver bracelet, signed Ballestereos, Taxco, c. 1940.
CC-6: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely and very graceful silver bracelet, signed Ballestereos, Taxco, c. 1940. The silverwork is clean and excellent, and the bracelet is very elegant in form. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful  paper mache horse on wheels and pulled with a string, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful  paper mache horse on wheels and pulled with a string, c. 1940's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! A frontal view of the horse.
CC-7: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful paper mache horse on wheels and pulled with a string, c. 1940's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! The horse has great character and charm, and was obviously much loved by a child. Condition is very good, and the horse has fine patina. Size: 11 inches high by 9 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $195.
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The following were new items for the month of August, 2018. You may also view these, with additional photos of each, in the Gallery.

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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery vase with a very graceful design and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CB-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery vase with a very graceful design and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a very unique glaze of a soft-apple color, and the floral artwork is incredible and very sharp. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 4 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $925.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three lovely Tlaquepaque plates with lovely floral artwork and with wonderful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CB-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three lovely Tlaquepaque plates with beautiful floral artwork and with wonderful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is very crisp and fine, and the three, 6-sided plates are exquisite! They can be sold separately or as a set. Condition of all three is very good. Size: each plate is 5 inches diameter. Price: $195 each, or $540 for the set of three.
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Mexican tinwork art, a wonderful tinwork-art mirror with the shape of a lovely sunburst, Mexico, c. 1950's. The mirror is lovely and will look incredibly great hanging on any wall!
CB-3: Mexican tinwork art, a wonderful tinwork-art mirror with the shape of a lovely sunburst, Mexico, c. 1950's. The mirror is lovely and will look incredibly great hanging on any wall! The tinwork is very fine and graceful. Condition is very good, and the tinwork has a nice patina. Size: 16 inches at the widest parts. Price: $195.
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Native American Indian vintage woodcarvings and totem poles, a beautiful Kwakiutl carved totem pole, the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, c. 1950.

Native American Indian vintage woodcarvings and totem poles, a beautiful Kwakiutl carved totem pole, the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, c. 1950. The pole has a wonderful frog gracing the top, with a pelican, eagle, and beaver as the crests of the family of the carver. It is very possibly a model for a full-sized totem pole or house post. Photo showing the frog at the top of the pole.
CB-4: Native American Indian vintage woodcarvings and totem poles, a beautiful Kwakiutl carved totem pole, the Pacific Northwest, British Columbia, c. 1950. The pole has a wonderful frog gracing the top, with a pelican, eagle, and beaver as the crests of the family of the carver. It is very possibly a model for a full-sized totem pole or house post. Condition is very good. Size: 18 inches high by 2 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a wonderful woolen textile with a beautiful design and wonderful color combinations, possibly Mexico City, c. 1930's.
CB-5: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes, a wonderful woolen textile with a beautiful design and color combinations, possibly Mexico City, c. 1930's. The style is reminiscent of a Native American moki, with a geometric design in the center matrix. Condition is very good. Size: 70 1/2 inches long by 38 1/2 inches wide. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful wooden cross filled on three sides with silver milagros, c. 1950's.
CB-6: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful wooden cross filled on three sides with silver milagros, c. 1950's. Over 100 milagros cover the cross; the back is painted black and has no milagros attached. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage devotional art! Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide at the arms of the cross, by 1 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.
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Native American Indian vintage woodcarvings and totem poles, a fine woodcarved Haida totem pole, made of cedar and with a wonderful assortment of animals, Alaska or the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1930.
CB-7: Native American Indian vintage woodcarvings and totem poles, a fine woodcarved Haida totem pole, made of cedar and with a wonderful assortment of animals, Alaska or the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia, c. 1930. The totem pole is exceptionally fine and beautiful. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 1 1/2 inches wide by c. 1 inch deep (front to back). Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork-art mirror with a lovely design, c. 1950's.
CB-8: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork-art mirror with a lovely design, c. 1950's. The tinwork is excellent, and it features half-sphere bump out's. The design is simple and very elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 10 3/4 inches wide. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a set of three wonderful pottery whistles, Metepec, c. 1930's.
CB-9: Mexican vintage folk art, a set of three wonderful pottery whistles, Metepec, c. 1930's. The whistles have varying shapes: a woman, an owl or bird, an Indian with warbonnet. Condition is as seen; it is rare to find these folk art whistles fully intact. Size varies, but each is c. 4 inches high by 3 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

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