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Mexican Vintage Pottery and Ceramics

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tree-of-life with a very unique crown design, and with very beautiful decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tree-of-life with a very unique crown design, and with very beautiful decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's.  Another view of the tree-of-life.
BE-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tree-of-life with a very unique crown design, and with very beautiful decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. This tree-of-life is a great example of Mexican folk art! The tree has holders for 4 candles, and it has wonderful doves and floral designs. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches high. Price: $300.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful lidded pottery casserole with very fine and intricate artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the casserole. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful lidded pottery casserole with very fine and intricate artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's.  Photo shot from above the lidded casserole, looking down at the top. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful lidded pottery casserole with very fine and intricate artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's.  Photo of the bottom of the casserole, showing the artist's signature.
BE-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful lidded pottery casserole with very fine and intricate artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The lovely artwork on the lidded casserole features wonderful geometric and Aztec designs. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches diameter, not including the handles by 5 inches high including the lid. Price: $725.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery burnished charger with beautiful floral artwork and a lovely salmon background, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery burnished charger with beautiful floral artwork and a lovely salmon background, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of part of the front of the charger, showing lovely floral decorations.
BE-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery burnished charger with beautiful floral artwork and a lovely salmon background, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very graceful and elegant! Condition is very good. Size: 24 inches diameter. Price: $1100.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of matching pottery candlelabras with bright and wonderful hand-painted decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Main photo of the pottery candlelabras. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of matching pottery candlelabras with bright and wonderful hand-painted decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the front of one of the candlelabras, showing the lovely angel amidst flowers. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of matching pottery candlelabras with bright and wonderful hand-painted decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Another view of a part of the front of one of the poattery candlelabras.
BE-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of matching pottery candlelabras with bright and wonderful hand-painted decorations, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. The candlelabras are attributed to the Castillo family of artists. They feature wonderful floral decorations, and each features two lovely angels. Condition is very good. Size: each measures 10 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide. The circular base of each is 3 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $550 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, with vibrant colors and a wonderful patina, Azucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, with vibrant colors and a wonderful patina, Azucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the birds near the base of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, with vibrant colors and a wonderful patina, Azucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. Another photo showing the decorations near the base. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, with vibrant colors and a wonderful patina, Azucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. Photo showing the back side of the tree-of-life.
BD-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life, with vibrant colors and a wonderful patina, Azucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. The tree-of-life is decorated with beautiful birds and floral motifs; it is wonderfully naive in appearance. Condition is very good; the tree has been lovingly cared for, over the years. Size: 11 inches high by 7 inches wide. The circular base is 3 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $299.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery casserole with lid, in the shape of a lovely black turkey, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the blackware turkey. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery casserole with lid, in the shape of a lovely black turkey, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A side view of the Tonala turkey casserole.
BD-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery casserole with lid, in the shape of a lovely black turkey, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The nesting blackware turkey is beautifully decorated and very serene. This is a wonderful piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches long by 8 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery ship with happy sailors and very vibrant colors, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano or a member of his family, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Medrano pottery ship. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery ship with happy sailors and very vibrant colors, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano or a member of his family, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another angle of the Medrano pottery ship. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery ship with happy sailors and very vibrant colors, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano or a member of his family, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo showing some of the happy passengers on the Medrano pottery ship.
BD-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery ship with happy sailors and very vibrant colors, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano or a member of his family, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The ship has happy passengers on both floors, and it proudly flies two Mexican flags. This is Mexican folk art at its best, and it brings amusement and a smile. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches long by 11 inches high by 4 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of a part of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery water jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another closeup photo of a side of the jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another closeup photo of a side of the Tlaquepaque pottery water jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the wonderful petatillo background and fine artwork on the jar.
BD-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely water jar with drinking cup, with petatillo background and astounding artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish, is incredibly fine, and the artwork is intricate and spectacular! This is a great piece of Mexican vintage fine/folk art, and it is highly collectible. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 10 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $725.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the resting campesino.
BC-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is strong and crisp, and the wonderful glazing highlights it beautifully! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the campesino. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Photo of the back side of the Tonala pottery plate.
BC-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. These fine pottery pieces were created for the tourist trade soon after the end of the Mexican revolution, and they have now become highly collectible! Condition is excellent; there is a flaw in the glazing on the back side of the plate, original to the initial firing. This in no way affects the value of the plate. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree of life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the bottom part of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the top part of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the tree-of-life.
BC-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life artform pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish in Mexico, and the trees were given as gifts to newly married couples, with the wish that their marriage be very fruitful. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide. The circular base is 4 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the front of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the two figures on the front. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the lovely woman. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the man. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the top part of the charger showing mountains and wonderful black birds.
BC-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fabulous pottery charger with incredible artwork, depicting the mythology of the origins of the volcanoes Popocatepetl (the man) and Iztlacihuatl (the woman), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. This charger is simply magnificent, and it is a true treasure of Mexican fine/folk art! The piece features very fine petatillo in the background (very fine cross-hatching pattern, resembling a straw mat or petate). This is a museum-quality piece. Condition is very good. Size: 20 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $2950.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the Tonala pottery plate.
BC-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is very crisp and detailed, and features a wonderful burro in a beautiful rural setting. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the eagle or exotic bird on the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate.
BC-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The glazing is very dark and deep, creating a mysterious and beautiful effect. This plate is one of a pair (see below). Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the eagle on the front of the plate.
BC-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very wonderful background glazing and featuring a very beautiful eagle or exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The glazing is very dark and deep, creating a mysterious and beautiful effect, much like the plate above. This is the second plate of a beautiful pair. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the hunting scene on the charger.
BC-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this charger is especially crisp and charming. It features a lively hunting scene. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage fine/folk art, and it is highly collectible. Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price$1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Fantasia-ware plate decorated with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the fantasia plate with butterflues.
BB-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Fantasia-ware plate decorated with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is in the fantasia, or Fantasia-ware, style, and it is intricate and very crisp. This is the first of four Fantasia-ware plates, all seemingly by the same artist. The butterflies and floral decorations "pop out" from a lovely blue background. This is a great piece of Mexican fine/folk art. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $85.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Fantasia-ware plate decorated with wonderful and graceful herons, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the fantasia-ware plate with lovely herons.
BB-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Fantasia-ware plate decorated with wonderful and graceful herons, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is in the fantasia, or fantasia-ware, style, and it is intricate and very crisp. The plate has a wonderful blue background. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $85.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with lovely birds, perhaps quetzales, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with lovely birds, perhaps quetzales, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the two birds.
BB-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with lovely birds, perhaps quetzales, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is sharp and crisp, and the birds are very elegant and graceful. Like the two plates above, it has a lovely blue background and is almost certainly by the same artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $85.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with a graceful leaping deer, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of front of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with a graceful leaping deer, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the leaping deer.
BB-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning Fantasia-ware plate decorated with a graceful leaping deer, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This plate is also in the fantasia style, and it is extremely beautiful. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $85.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two wonderful and whimsicle pottery pieces attributed to the late, great Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the folk art pieces. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two wonderful and whimsicle pottery pieces attributed to the late, great Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo centering on the children riding the serpent. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two wonderful and whimsicle pottery pieces attributed to the late, great Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo centering on the stack of doggies.
BB-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two wonderful and whimsical pottery pieces attributed to the late, great Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. One of the pieces shows joyful children riding on the back of a large and wonderful reptile, and the second shows dogs stacked on one another with a colorful rooster at the top. Heron Martinez ranks as one of the best folk artists in the history of Mexico, and these pieces are wonderful and highly collectible. Condition is very good. Size, the children atop a reptile is 6 inches long by 8 inches high; the stacked doggies with the rooster at the top is 4 inches long by 9 1/2 inches high. Price: $400 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Mexican pottery charger from Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird eating tunas of the cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo showing the bird on the front of the Tlaquepaque charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the entire back side of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp on the back of the charger.
BB-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very graceful and crisp, and the overall effect of the artwork is stunning! This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers.  Closeup photo of the lovely bird amidst foliage.
BA-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers. The scene is framed nicely by a very wonderful border. This is a great and very collectible piece of vintage Tonala pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 3/4 inches diameter. The plate is stamped on the back "MADE IN MEXICO." Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene on the Tlaquepaque charger, showing a Mexican campesino with his trusty dog.
BA-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on the charger is exceptionally crisp and fine. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery, and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 17 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $1800.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery chicken, holding two hanging cups for Tequila or Mescal, the state of Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the Mexican pottery chicken with cups. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery chicken, holding two hanging cups for Tequila or Mescal, the state of Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Another view of the Mexican pottery chicken with cups. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery chicken, holding two hanging cups for Tequila or Mescal, the state of Michoacan, c. 1950's.  A closeup view of the front bottom of the Mexican pottery chicken with cups, showing the very fine artwork. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery chicken, holding two hanging cups for Tequila or Mescal, the state of Michoacan, c. 1950's. Another view of the Mexican pottery chicken with cups.
AZ-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery chicken, holding two hanging cups for Tequila or Mescal, the state of Michoacan, c. 1950's. The chicken is very beautifully painted, and is very animated and charming. The words painted on the front of the piece are an old Mexican saying or dicho, roughly translated, "If you are not buying, don't squeeze the merchandise!" Condition of the chicken and the cups is very good. Size: 15 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 5 inches in diameter. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large pottery charger with wonderful artwork and a fine floral border, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large pottery charger with wonderful artwork and a fine floral border, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery charger.
AZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large pottery charger with wonderful artwork and a fine floral border, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The style of the artwork and border make this piece very unique and highly collectible. The overall effect of the piece is stunning! It is stamped on the back MEXICO, and seems to have the signature of the famous Arias shop, famous for the quality of its pottery and folk art, in Tlaquepaque in the 1930-40's. The Arias signature is obscured by the glaze. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine clay sculpture of a bucking mule or horse and its terrified rider, most probably from the famous Panduro family of Guadalajara, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Panduro pottery sculpture. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine clay sculpture of a bucking mule or horse and its terrified rider, most probably from the famous Panduro family of Guadalajara, c. 1930's. Photo shot from behind the Panduro sculpture. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine clay sculpture of a bucking mule or horse and its terrified rider, most probably from the famous Panduro family of Guadalajara, c. 1930's. Another frontal view of the Panduro pottery sculpture.
AZ-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine clay sculpture of a bucking mule or horse and its terrified rider, most probably from the famous Panduro family of Guadalajara, c. 1930's. Another figure has fallen off the horse, and is holding on for dear life. The sculpture bristles with animation and action; this is a great piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 8 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide by 6 1/2 inches high. Price: $575.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the pottery cups and saucers from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one of the cups and saucers from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of a second cup with artwork depicting a Mexican village scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another of the cups from Tlaquepaque depicting a rural Mexican scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another of the cups from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo showing the inside of one of the cups from Tlaquepaque.
AZ-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is detailed and beautiful, and each cup rests on a simple blackware saucer. Condition of the entire set is very good. Size: saucers are 4 1/2 inches in diameter; cups are 3 1/4 inches diameter, not including handles, by 1 3/4 inches high. Price: $185 for the entire set.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Amado Galvan pottery pieces from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the Galvan pottery duck from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the bottom of the duck figure showing Galvan's signature. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the Galvan pottery charger from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the lovely dove on the front of the Galvan charger from Tonala.
AY-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Both pieces are burnished and beautifully decorated, in the wonderful style of Galvan. Both pieces were purchased from Galvan at his home in Tonala, Jalisco, just outside of Guadalajara, in the 1940's. The lovely dove is signed on the bottom. Condition is excellent. Size: the charger is 12 1/2 inches in diameter; the dove is 13 inches long by 5 1/2 inches high by 3 inches wide. Price for the two pieces: $300.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the lovely bird on the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo showing the back side of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate.
AX-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The wonderful glazing and color combinations make this piece exceptional. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter by 1 1/2 inches deep. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with a wonderful blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with a wonderful blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the Tonala burnished pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with a wonderful blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the back side of the Tonala pottery charger.
AX-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with a wonderful blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The lovely artwork on this charger features a beautiful exotic bird amidst flowers. The colors and color combinations are truly incredible! This burnished charger is indeed exceptional. Condition is excellent. Size: 17 inches diameter. Price: $625.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a wonderful, pale-green background glaze and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a wonderful, pale-green background glaze and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate.
AX-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a wonderful, pale-green background glaze and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The very beautiful and detailed artwork is framed in by a lovely border. The effect is spectacular!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the oval charger or bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene on the front of the oval platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another closeup of the front of the oval platter.
AW-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The scene features an exotic bird, with a wolf or coyote looking on. The glazing is very beautiful, and the the artwork near the bottom of the scene is petatillo (fine cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate). Condition is very good; there are some very minor effects from the original firing of the piece. Size: 14 3/4 inches wide, not including the handles, by 11 inches high. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Jose Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of some of the very fine artwork on one side of the Bernabe pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another side of the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the fine artwork on a third side of the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another view of the artwork on the Bernabe pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A photo shot from behind the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another photo shot from behnd the Bernabe pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A photo of the bottom of the pottery pitcher by Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, showing Bernabe's signature.
AV-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The pitcher has a petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a petate, or mat), and the artwork is spectacular. Jose Bernabe ranks as one of the best pottery artists in the history of Tonala! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide, at the widest part and not including the handle. Price: $875.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. Main view of the drip-ware bowl from Oaxaca. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A view of the pottery bowl from Oaxaca, shot from above the bowl looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A photo of the bottom of the pottery drip-ware bowl, showing the stamp, Oaxaca, Mexico.Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  Another full view of the bowl from Oaxaca.
AV-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The drip-ware bowl is extremely large and stunningly beautiful! Condition is excellent; this is a true collector's piece, and it has been well cared for over the years. Size: 19 inches long by 9 1/16 inches wide by 9 inches high. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with wonderful decorations and glazing, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The artwork features two playful llamas surrounded by lovely olive leaves. Main photo of the Mexican pottery charger from Oaxaca. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with wonderful decorations and glazing, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The artwork features two playful llamas surrounded by lovely olive leaves. Closeup photo of the Mexican pottery charger from Oaxaca.
AU-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with wonderful decorations and glazing, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The artwork features two playful llamas surrounded by lovely olive leaves. The style is very typical of Oaxaca in this period, and not to be confused with a similar style from Patambam in the state of Michoacan. Condition is very good. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price: $145.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A closeup view of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A photo showing the face of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A photo showing the decorations on the second side of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco.
AU-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The floral artwork decorations on both sides are wonderfully done, and the bull appears very intent and powerful. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches long by 9 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide (side to side). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely burnished pottery charger with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished pottery charger from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely burnished pottery charger with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird on the front of the burnished pottery charger from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely burnished pottery charger with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the lovely bird on the front of the burnished Mexican pottery charger from Tonala or Tlaquepaque.
AU-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely burnished pottery charger with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The burnished charger features a very lovely bird, with outstretched wings and tail, set amidst lovely floral decorations. The artwork is simply spectacular! Condition is pristine. Size: the charger measures a whopping 23 1/2 inches. This is a rare and very wonderful piece of vintage Mexican pottery. Price: $1300.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Arias vase from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of an animal on one side of the Arias pottery vase from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of a Mexican man on one side of the Arias pottery vase from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the bottom of the Arias pottery vase from Tlaquepaque, showing the signature or stamp. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the Arias vase from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the Mexican man on the Arias pottery vase from Tlaquepaque.
AU-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork decoration, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This vase is stamped on the bottom with the Arias mark, showing that the vase was originally made and sold in that famous shop in Tlaquepaque, known for the outstanding quality of its pottery. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery and folk art! Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/4 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular mouth of the vase is 4 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery sculpture or statue depicting a lovely woman at a well, with the village church in the background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery figure. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery sculpture or statue depicting a lovely woman at a well, with the village church in the background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another angle of the woman at a well, gracing the Tlaquepaque pottery figure. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery sculpture or statue depicting a lovely woman at a well, with the village church in the background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. A third angle of the pottery figure.
AT-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery sculpture or statue depicting a lovely woman at a well, with the village church in the background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The three-dimensional figure is beautifully painted and glazed. This is a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches high by 5 1/4 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy bank in the form of a delightful dog, by the famous Mexican folk artist Julian Acero, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy bank in the form of a delightful dog, by the famous Mexican folk artist Julian Acero, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the front of the dog. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy bank in the form of a delightful dog, by the famous Mexican folk artist Julian Acero, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side view of the doggie.
AS-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy bank in the form of a delightful dog, by the famous Mexican folk artist Julian Acero, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The dog is charming and holding a basket of fruit for his beloved master. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 10 inches long (front to back) by 3 1/2 inches wide (side to side). Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Closeup photo of the front of the Tonala pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Another full view of the front of the plate.
AS-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. The artwork on this plate is exceptional, with beautiful floral images, birds, and animals. The late Jose Bernabe developed into one of the best artists in the history of Tonala. His work is exceptional and highly collectible. Condition of this piece is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the artwork on one side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the scene on the second side, a sleeping Mexican man amidst cacti and foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo shot from above the blackware pottery pitcher, looking down.
AR-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The piece has very fine artwork scenes on two sides, and it is stamped on the bottom "Made In Mexico", which helps to date the piece. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 3/4 inches wide (at the widest point) by 6 3/4 inches high, including the handle. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. Main photo of the fantasia-ware oval charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. Closeup photo of the imaginative animals in the center of the charger.
AQ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. The color-scheme and artwork on this piece are simply spectacular! Condition is excellent. This piece is a serious collector's dream. Size: 20 inches wide by 16 inches high. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very rare and beautiful pottery figurine of horses stacked upon one another's backs, attributed to the Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Castillo pottery stacked horses. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very rare and beautiful pottery figurine of horses stacked upon one another's backs, attributed to the Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Another view of the Castillo pottery stacked horses.
AP-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very rare and beautiful pottery figurine of horses stacked upon one another's backs, attributed to the Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The horses manes flair wonderfully, and colors are vivid and bright. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Condition is excellent. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 8 3/4 inches long (front to back) by 2 3/4 inches wide. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the decorations on the front of the Tonala burnished pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp Made In Mexico on the back side of the Tonala burnished pottery charger.
AP-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The beautiful and free-flowing floral decorations are painted against a lovely beige background. Condition is very good. Size: 12 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery candleholder in the form of wonderful ducks, stacked one upon the other, beautifully burnished and with great decorations, signed by the famous Mexican folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Heron Martinez pottery piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery candleholder in the form of wonderful ducks, stacked one upon the other, beautifully burnished and with great decorations, signed by the famous Mexican folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Photo of the top duck of this Heron Martinez folk art pottery candleholder. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery candleholder in the form of wonderful ducks, stacked one upon the other, beautifully burnished and with great decorations, signed by the famous Mexican folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Photo of the bottom duck of this Heron Martinez folk art pottery candleholder. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery candleholder in the form of wonderful ducks, stacked one upon the other, beautifully burnished and with great decorations, signed by the famous Mexican folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Photo of the bottom of the piece, showing Heron Martinez' signature, HHM.
AP-12: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery candleholder in the form of wonderful ducks, stacked one upon the other, beautifully burnished and with great decorations, signed by the famous Mexican folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. The bottom, larger duck is a solid terra cotta, while the smaller top duck is a softer natural earthen color with beautiful geometric and floral designs. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by one of the best folk artists in modern Mexican history! Condition is excellent. Size: 18 inches high by 12 inches long (front to back) by 7 1/2 inches wide (side to side). Price: $865.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery figure of a Mexican woman with a large jar, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque or Tonala pottery figure (ash tray). Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery figure of a Mexican woman with a large jar, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the pottery figure.
AO-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery figure of a Mexican woman with a large jar, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The woman stands very stately and proud, next to her beautiful, large olla. She stands atop what seems to be an ash tray; perhaps the large olla was meant to hold cigarettes or matches. This is a lovely piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware (losa goteada) vase with vibrant colored glazes, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This style of Oaxacan drip-ware pottery is commonly known as "Mexican majolica", and it is extremely beautiful! Main photo of the Oaxaca drip-ware vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware (losa goteada) vase with vibrant colored glazes, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This style of Oaxacan drip-ware pottery is commonly known as "Mexican majolica", and it is extremely beautiful! Photo shot from above the Oaxaca drip-ware vase looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware (losa goteada) vase with vibrant colored glazes, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This style of Oaxacan drip-ware pottery is commonly known as "Mexican majolica", and it is extremely beautiful! Another side view of the Oaxaca drip-ware vase.
AO-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware (losa goteada) vase with vibrant colored glazes, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This style of Oaxacan drip-ware pottery is commonly known as "Mexican majolica", and it is extremely beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/4 inches high by 7 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. The opening at the mouth is 5 inches diameter. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished pottery doggie bank. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo showing the front of the Tonala burished pottery doggie bank. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo shot from above the Tonala burnished pottery bank, looking down.
AN-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The bank is in the style of Tonala burnished pottery, and it is endearing and beautiful. The artwork which decorates the doggie bank is crisp and intricate. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches high by 10 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide (side to side). Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Tzintzuntzan charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the fishing scene on the front of the charger.
AM-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha (Tarascan) natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. This is an early piece, in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, a village and ceremonial center of the Purepecha, on the banks of Lake Patzcuaro. Condition is excellent. Size: 19 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piece of folk art, depicting three acrobats balancing atop a bull, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piece of folk art, depicting three acrobats balancing atop a bull, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo of the bull at the base of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piece of folk art, depicting three acrobats balancing atop a bull, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo of the three balancing acrobats. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piece of folk art, depicting three acrobats balancing atop a bull, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Another side photo of the piece of vintage Mexican folk art by the great Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla.
AL-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piece of folk art, depicting three acrobats balancing atop a bull, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Heron Martinez loved the circus; many of his pieces reflect his love of the circus, the animals, and the acrobats. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage folk art by one of the best! Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, large rooster, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the very famous Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Medrano rooster. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, large rooster, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the very famous Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Another side photo of the rooster. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, large rooster, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the very famous Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of the rooster's head. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, large rooster, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the very famous Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo showing the signature of the artist on the base, JJRM.
AL-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, large rooster, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the very famous Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Juan learned the art of pottery and folk art at the table of his very famous grandfather, the late Candelario Medrano. His work is inspirational and highly collectible! Condition is excellent. Size: 21 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide by 8 1/4 inches long (front to back). Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the wonderful Mexican campesino behind his trusty burros. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the two trusty burros.
AL-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The black-ware charger is decorated with a hand-painted scene of a campesino and his trusty burros, a wonderful scene of rural Mexican village life! The artwork is very crisp, and the colors are wonderfully vibrant. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 inches wide by 11 inches high. Price: $495.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Main photo of the Guerrero figure. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Photo showing the back side of the seated Guerrero figure. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Another side view of the Guerrero figure.
AL-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. This is a very collectible piece of Guerrero folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life, with wonderful and very colorful hand-painted decorations, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. It is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo of Acatlan. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life, with wonderful and very colorful hand-painted decorations, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. It is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo of Acatlan. Closeup photo of the bird near the base. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life, with wonderful and very colorful hand-painted decorations, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. It is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo of Acatlan. Closeup photo of the top half of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life, with wonderful and very colorful hand-painted decorations, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. It is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo of Acatlan. Photo of the back side of the tree-of-life.
AL-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life, with wonderful and very colorful hand-painted decorations, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. It is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo of Acatlan. The central design element of the tree is a very graceful bird, near the base. This is a great and very collectible piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition if very good. Size: 17 1/2 inches high by 10 3/4 inches wide. The circular base is 4 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $425.

 

A lovely burnished charger with a wonderful design featuring a crested crane, a design element which is very typical of burnished pieces from Tonala during this period, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished charger. A lovely burnished charger with a wonderful design featuring a crested crane, a design element which is very typical of burnished pieces from Tonala during this period, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird design on the front of the Tonala burnished charger.
AK-1: A lovely burnished charger with a wonderful design featuring a crested crane, a design element which is very typical of burnished pieces from Tonala during this period, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is exquisite! Colors are vibrant and beautiful, against the lovely salmon background. This piece is a discerning collector's dream. Condition is excellent. Size: 23 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful scene of a lively rodeo, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful scene of a lively rodeo, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the rodeo fans.
AK-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful scene of a lively rodeo, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The happy rodeo fans are gathered around a very frisky quarterhorse. All of the figures are very well-formed and decorated. This is a great piece of Ocumicho vintage pottery folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 11 1/4 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery figurine featuring three animals, stacked on each others' backs, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Main photo of the Heron Martinez pottery figurine. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery figurine featuring three animals, stacked on each others' backs, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Another view of the Heron Martinez pottery animals. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery figurine featuring three animals, stacked on each others' backs, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Closeup photo of the top of the Heron Martinez pottery piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery figurine featuring three animals, stacked on each others' backs, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Closeup photo of the Heron Martinez piece showing the goat at the bottom of the stacked animals.
AJ-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery figurine featuring three animals, stacked on each others' backs, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Martinez was highly enamored of the circus, and often crafted folk art of scenes and memories of the circus. Here, the animals resemble human acrobats, with a goat on the bottom, a cow, and all topped off by an alligator. The piece dates from Martinez' white-period of pottery-making. This is a great and highly collectible piece of Mexican vintage folk art, by a true master. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the front of the Talquepaque plate.
AJ-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The artwork on the plate is especially fine and crisp! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and brightly painted and decorated tree of life, featuring a wise, old owl, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and brightly painted and decorated tree of life, featuring a wise, old owl, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Another closer view of the tree.
AI-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and brightly painted and decorated tree of life, featuring a wise, old owl, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. The tree is beautifully decorated and colors are bright and vibrant. Traditionally, trees-of-life were given as gifts to newly-married couples representing the wish that they be happy and fertile together. This is a tradition in Puebla which pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide at the widest part. The circular base is 4 inches diameter. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Tlaquepaque plate with an incredibly fine Mexican rural scene, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano (this based on the face of the Mexican paisano pictured in the scene), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's.  Main photo of the front of the Tlaquepaque plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Tlaquepaque plate with an incredibly fine Mexican rural scene, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano (this based on the face of the Mexican paisano pictured in the scene), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's.  Closeup photo of the lovely scene of the paisano and his burro, on the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate.
AI-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Tlaquepaque plate with an incredibly fine Mexican rural scene, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano (this based on the face of the Mexican paisano pictured in the scene), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is especially detailed and crisp, and the scene is wonderful and very endearing. This is great Mexican vintage fine/folk art and a collector's dream. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful tree-of-life depicting the Nativity Scene with five wonderful angels, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful tree-of-life depicting the Nativity Scene with five wonderful angels, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's.  Closeup of the bottom of the tree, showing the lovely Nativity Scene. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful tree-of-life depicting the Nativity Scene with five wonderful angels, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's.  Another closeup photo of the Nativity Scene at the base of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful tree-of-life depicting the Nativity Scene with five wonderful angels, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's.  Photo of the back side of the tree-of-life.
AI-13: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful tree-of-life depicting the Nativity Scene with five wonderful angels, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's. This is very possibly a work from the famous Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros. Condition is excellent. Size: 12 inches high by 8 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 1/2 inches diameter at the circular base. Price: $395.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Main photo of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of a bird on the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of a butterfly on the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Photo of the back of the charger, showing the artist's signature.
AH-5: Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. The artwork is stunning, with beautiful birds and butterflies, and the background is a later development of traditional petatillo (a cross-hatch pattern resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish). On this piece, the petatillo background is more like patterns of small dots than of cross-hatching. The overall effect is stunningly beautiful. The charger is signed by the artist on the back, Martin Garcia Rios. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $825.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the front of the fantasia plate.
AG-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring wonderful birds and animals, is especially fine and crisp. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the plate.
AG-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring wonderful birds and animals, is also especially fine and crisp. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the second side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo of the exotic bird on one side of the vase.
AG-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. One side features a lovely bird with a long and beautiful tail (a quetzal, perhaps), and the other side features a Mexican campesino with a fine serape (sarape) amidst lush foliage. The artwork is excellent! Condition is very good. Size: 8 inches high by 6 inches wide, at the widest point. The mouth of the vase is 4 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the bottle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the Lady's face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the angel at Our Lady's feet. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Side view of the bottle.
AG-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Our Lady is extremely serene and beautiful, and the artwork is excellent. These lidded bottles were used to transport Holy Water from church, to be used in blessing family homes. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Main image. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Side view of the apartment building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Closeup photo of the front of the apartment building.
AG-13: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Colors are bright and vibrant. This is a wonderful piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide by 5 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Main photo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of two of the bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the other two bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the bases of the four bottles.
AF-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. These can be purchased as a set or can be sold individually. Condition is excellent. Size: each bottle is approximately 13-13 1/2 inches high. Price: $295 each, or $1000 for the set of four.
Please note, the turquoise bottle, second from the left, has been SOLD! The other three are still available.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the top of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the base of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the back of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna.
AF-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The work is beautifully crafted, and the glaze and artwork are wonderful! Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 9 3/4 inches wide (at the widest part) by approximately 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $875.

 

AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Main photo. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the front of the saucer. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the dancers on the sides of the cup. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Another view of the dancers on the sides of the cup.
AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. She dances with her handsome Charro, around a wonderful sombrero. This is an excellent and highly collectible piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Both the saucer and the cup are marked on the bottoms, Fabrica Lucano; they were made by some of the finest artists of this period. Condition is very good. Size: the saucer measures 5 inches diameter; the cup measures 3 inches diameter at the top (not including the handle) by 3 inches high. Price: $225.

 

Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Main photo of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. A closer photo of the top of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the top of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the parrot at the center.
AE-4: Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Colors are vibrant, and the condition is very good (near mint). The center tile with the parrot is very probably Claycraft, and the border tiles could also be Claycraft or a neighbor, Gladdis McBean. The table, tiles, and grouting are all original. Size: the top is 23 1/2 inches square by 20 inches high. Price: $4200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Main photo of the three vintage Mexican petatillo pottery tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of one of the tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of another petatillo pottery tile. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of another tile. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Photo showing the signature of the artist on the back of one tile.
AE-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. The artwork on each tile is excellent. The tiles feature fine petatillo backgrounds (a cross-hatching design resembling a Mexican straw mat or petate). Condition of all three is very good. Size: each measures 5 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide. Price: $375 for the set of three.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the tripod bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo shot from above the bowl looking down at the astounding artwork inside the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of two mythical animals inside the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the bottom of the tripod bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup of the artist's signature on the bottom of the bowl.
AE-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The artwork on the inside of the bowl is in the highly imaginative style of Fantasia, or fantasia-ware. Colors are bright and vibrant. This is a discerning collectors dream! Condition is excellent. Size: the bowl is 11 1/2 inches diameter by 3 1/2 inches high. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another side of the two planters. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a lovely bird amidst foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a wonderful burro under a graceful palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another view of a burro under a lovely palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A photo showing the insides of the two planters.
AE-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Condition is very good; it seems they were actually used as planters, but were lovingly cared for. They do not show signs of flaking or melting, and there is no loss of color or glaze. Size: each measures 5 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches diameter at the mouth. Price: $625 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the jar, looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo of the side of the jar.
AD-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a piece for the discerning collector of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/4 inches high by 6 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Photo of the bottom of the tecomate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Another side of the tecomate.
AB-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Scenes on the tecomate feature a Mexican campesino with his pottery-wares, amidst lovely cacti. The black glaze is beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very stunning black-ware tile with a wonderful scene of a campesino and his trusty burro, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo.
ZZ-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely black-ware tile with a wonderful scene of a campesino and his trusty burro, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this tile is especially crisp and fine. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/2 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the eagle on the front of the fantasia plate.
ZZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a very fine example of the best in Mexican losa fantasia, or fantasia-ware. The artwork is simply spectacular! Condition is excellent. Size: 11 inches diameter. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the bottom of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the side of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the artwork inside of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Another view of the artwork inside of the bowl, consisting of lovely leaves and birds. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Another view of the artwork on the inside of the bowl.
ZZ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. The bowl is very possibly from the village of Tolimon or Amayaltepec, Guerrero. It is a wonderful piece of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches diameter by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a scene on one side of the vase showing a campesino snoozing under a lovely cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a burro on another side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing another campesino on the side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp on the bottom of the petatillo vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the vase looking down.
ZZ-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a very unique and beautiful shape, and the artwork is excellent. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 inches high by 5 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Main photo of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Photo shot from above the vase looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Photo showing the bottom of the vase with its mark. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Another side-view of the vase.
YY-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. This vase features a very elegant and graceful shape, and wonderful colors. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/16 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide at the widest part by 5 inches deep (front to back) at the base. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Closeup photo of the bottom part of the apartment building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Photo of the top part of the building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. A side view of the building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. A photo of the back side of the apartment building.
YY-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Condition is excellent. Size: 20 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide by 4 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $625.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the globe. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side of the globe vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side view of the globe vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo shot from above the vase looking down on the mouth. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view from above the globe vase.
YY-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The wonderful form and exquisite artwork on this very large globe make this a very unique treasure of Mexican popular art! Condition is excellent. Size: 13 inches high by 13 inches wide, at the widest point. The mouth measures 7 inches diameter. Price: $4200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Main photo of the masks. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of one of the masks. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the second mask. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Photo of the back side of the two masks.
XX-4: Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. The artwork decorating the masks is excellent, and the overall effect is very striking. Both masks are in very good condition. Size: each mask measures 8 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. Price: $275 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of one part of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of one side of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of one part of the dish, with the holder for the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the dish and cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. View of the back of the entire plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the bottom of the plate.
XX-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork on the Tlaquepaque pottery dish and cup is spectacular and very fine! This is very possibly the early work of the famous Balbino Lucano, or his equally famous brother, Tomas. Condition is very good. Size: the dish measures 11 1/2 inches diagonally by 10 inches wide at the widest part. The lovely cup is 3 inches high by 3 1/2 inches diameter across the mouth, not including the wonderful handle.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Closeup of the scene on the front of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Another closeup of the scene on the front of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Photo of the back side of the platter.
XX-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The border of the oval platter is wonderfully executed. This is a great piece of Tzintzuntzan pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/2 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Photo of the top part of the Flores tree-of-life.
WW-1: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Condition is very good; some of the brightly painted decorations have faded a bit with time, giving this tree a wonderful and more soft patina. Size: 24 inches high by 16 inches wide (at widest part) by 7 inches diameter across the circular base. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque plate with the lovely maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the lovely maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of the artist's stamp on the back of the plate.
WW-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is exceptionally fine, indicative of one of the finest artists of Tonala and Tlaquepaque at that time.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the rooster looking down. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A side-view of the vintage pottery rooster. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view from above the piece, looking down.
VV-7: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup of dog on front of plate.
VV-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches wide by 13 inches high. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Photo showing the pair of trees-of-life. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Front view of the tree featuring the lovely Mexican maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the maiden near the base of one tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Front view of the tree-of-life featuring the dashing Mexican caballero. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the Mexican caballero near the base of one tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Photo showing the back sides of the pair of trees-of-life. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the artist's signature on the back of one tree.
UU-15: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. One tree features a Mexican caballero, and the other a beautiful Mexican maiden. Pottey figures and trees-of-life by Alfonso Castillo are in museums and galleries around the world! The art-work decorating these trees is detailed and exquisite. Condition is excellent. Size: Each tree measures 8 1/4 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide (at the widest part). Price: $550 for the pair.

 

UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Main photo of the set. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the priest with the bride and groom. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the two altar-boys. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the wedding guests.
UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The set is composed of nine pottery figures, each beautifully formed and decorated. There is a priest and two altar-boys, the bride and groom, the best-man and woman, and two guests. Condition is excellent. Size: size varies slightly, but each figure is about 4 inches high by 1 3/4 inches wide. Price: $475 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo of the city bus. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo of the side of the car or bus with the signature of Medrano, the artist. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo shot from the back showing passengers. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Another side view of the bus.
UU-4: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. The bus has great character and the style of the 1950's. Medrano started his life as a maker of pottery children's toys, however he found that grown-ups loved his toys and recognized them as great and very collectible folk-art. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/2 inches long by 5 1/4 inches wide by 6 inches high. Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of the caballero's face. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Photo of the back of the pottery statue.
UU-12: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Pieces of folk-art pottery by Sra. Pena are in the collection in the museum at Tzintzuntzan. Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.

 

TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished pottery water-jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one side of the jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the decrations on the side of the Tonala burnished pottery jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the Tonala jar, looking down. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup view of one side of the Tonala jar.
TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The water-jar is very finely painted and has the very wonderful "starry-night" effect. Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $250.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of people riding in the back of the truck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo shot from above the truck.
TT-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. This is a wonderful and very collectible piece of vintage Mexican folk-art, by a true master. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches long by 8 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Main photo of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup of the scene on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Another closeup of the scenes on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Photo of the back side of the petatillo charger from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the petatillo charger from Tonala.
TT-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. The petatillo charger features two rural scenes and is a wonderful example of Mexican vintage folk art and pottery. The wonderful border of the plate is simply exquisite! Condition is excellent. Size: 16 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Photo showing the base with the sweet faces. Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Photo showing the floral designs on the side.
TT-13: Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. The base is decorated with four very sweet faces, and the candleholder is decorated with beautiful floral designs. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by c. 6 3/4 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. Another side-view of the Talavera lidded bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. View of the bottom of the Talavera bowl with the Uriarte mark.
TT-15: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. This piece is extremely well-formed and painted; it is simply beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 4 1/2 inches high including the lid by 3 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Closeup photo of the scene on the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Photo showing the back side of the Tonala pottery charger.
SS-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage. A Mexican campesino is aiming his rifle at two deer, in hopes of obtaining a tasty dinner for himself and his family. This is fantastic Mexican folk-art. Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches high by 22 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Main photo of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Closeup photo of the capesino on the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Another closeup photo of the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Another view of the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger.
QQ-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup of the pelican on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Photo of the back side of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the plate.
PP-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. The artwork on this piece is excellent. This style of Mexican pottery is called bandera-ware because it features the colors of the Mexican flag (bandera, in Spanish), red, green, and white. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Petatillo pitcher and cups, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Another view of the petatillo pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A view of another side of the petatillo pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A photo showing the six petatillo cups.
OO-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork on both the pulque pitcher and cups is very intricate and spectacular! Condition is very good. Size: the pulque pitcher is 10 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide at the widest part and not including the handle. The cups are each 2 1/4 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. Main photo of the pottery plate attributed to Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. A photo of the back of the plate, inscribed with the address of Balbino Lucano's gallery in Tlaquepaque.
MM-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork features two lovely birds (herons) amidst lovely and very detailed plants and foliage. The back of the plate is inscribed with the address of Lucano's gallery/home/workshop in Tlaquepaque. This is a great example of Balbino Lucano's spectacular work and a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Side-view of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the top of the table, featuring the four Tlaquepaque pottery tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the wrought-iron table.
MM-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The lovely black wrought-iron table has a very graceful form, and it is newer than the four matching tiles. This is a magnificent piece of Mexican folk art. The artwork on the tiles is very sharp and extremely beautiful! Condition of table and tiles is excellent. Size: 18 1/2 inches high by 10 1/2 inches square tile-top. Price: $725.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Main photo. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Closeup photo of Our Lady's face. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Photo of the back of the statue.
MM-12: Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. This image of Our Lady (Nuestra Senora de La Salud) is the patronness of Michoacan and the Purepecha people of the Lake Patzcuaro region. The original statue graces the high altar of the Basilica in the town of Patzcuaro. It was brought to this Basilica from Spain by the first Spanish bishop of Michoacan, Vasco de Quiroga, c. 1540. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide (4 1/2 inches diameter across the circular base). Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Closeup of central design. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Photo of artist's signature on back of the charger.
KK-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. The address of Balbino's studio and shop is written on the back. Condition is excellent. Size: 17 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Photo showing the back side of the petatillo plate from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Another view of the front side of the plate.
JJ-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the front of the oval platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the lovely bird. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the back of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Another closeup photo of the central scene of the platter with the lovely bird.
II-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The piece has a wonderful cream-colored background glaze, and the scene is exquisitely painted with great detail and sharpness. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk-art! Condition is excellent. Size: 16 1/2 inches long by 11 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches high. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the burro. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo showing the word MEXICO just below the central images. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo of the back of the plate.
II-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this plate is extremely well-executed and very beautiful and crisp! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque petatillo jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Closeup photo of the wonderful artwork on one side of the Tlaquepaque pottery jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Photo of the scene of a Mexican campersino on the second side of the Tlaquepaque pottery jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Photo of the stamp on the bottom of the Tlaquepaque pottery water jar, attributed to Balbino Lucano.
GG-24: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. The scenes are beautifully painted and are wonderful. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 8 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $450.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Main photo of dripware bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Another photo of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Photo showing the bowl with lid removed.
FF-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as "Mexican majolica", Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. This is an exquisite piece of Oaxacan vintage pottery. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide (including handles). Price: $125.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Closeup of central scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Photo of the back side of the plate.
EE-18: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti. This is the first of three Tlaquepaque blackware plates, probably all from the same great artist (the other two follow, EE-19 and EE-20). Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Closeup photo of the central scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Photo of back of plate.
EE-19: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load of cana, or sugar cane, amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.


Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Photo of the central scene on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Photo of the back side of plate.
EE-20: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a lovely scene of a house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Closeup photo of central design of plate. Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Photo of the back side of the plate.
DD-1: Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. The artwork is very crisp and excellent. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Main photo of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Closeup photo of the floral designs on the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Photo showing the bottom of the vase.
DD-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Lucano was one of the originators of petatillo (the crosshatching pattern in the background), and he was a master of fine decorative painting. This is a masterpiece of vintage Mexican folk art and a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 4 3/4 inches diameter across the middle. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of front of this tile. Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of campesino gathering wood. Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the back of the tile.
CC-18: Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on the tile is extremely fine. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 7/8 inches square. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of floral designs. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Photo of border of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Photo of back side of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the plate.
BB-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. The plate has wonderful floral designs. It is signed on the back, "Hecho por Pedro Chavez B. Tonala, Jal". The artwork on the plate is very intricate and beautiful. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 5/8 inches diameter. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view of the duck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo of the back side of the duck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the bottom of the Tlaquepaque duck.
BB-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This piece is wonderfully formed and hand-decorated. This is a highly unique and endearing piece. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back, near base). Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of the central design scene of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Another photo of the central design. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of one corner of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup showing the Mexican peasant's house. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the bottom and sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing scenes painted on the sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the ARIAS mark stamped on the bottom.
Y-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The bowl is stamped on the bottom, " ARIAS, MADE IN MEXICO". The bowl is hand-painted with wonderful rural scenes which cover the inside and each of the six sides of the bowl. This is a great piece for the collector of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent to mint. Size: 10 1/2 inches wide (point to point) by 3 inches high. Price: $650.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of one corner of the ceramic Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Another closeup photo of the Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Another angle of the tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. A photo showing the back side of the Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. A closeup photo of the Rugerio signature on the back of the tray.
W-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. The art-work on the Talavera tray is exceptional. It is signed on the back, "Rugerio, Pue-Mex", indicating that it comes from the now-closed and very famous fabrica of Rugerio. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches high by 9 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches deep (top to bottom of Talavera tray). Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. A photo of the open jar and lid. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. A photo of the Arias stamp on the bottom of jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. Another view of the jar.
T-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. This piece comes from the famous Arias shop in Tlaquepaque, well-known for the quality of its pottery and textiles. This is a very collectible piece of vintage Mexican fine/folk art. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 inches high by 3 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Closeup photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Another closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Another closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Signature on bottom. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Photo of missing glaze on base.
T-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, "Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico." Petatillo background with incredible floral and animal decorations. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican fine/folk art.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Photo of back of pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Another closeup.
T-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. A very similar set is pictured in the wonderful book Popular Arts of Mexico by Donna McMenanim, page 68. These sets are indeed wonderful and are highly collectible! Condition is excellent; I see no nicks or other problems worthy of mention on any of the pieces. Size: the pitcher is 11 1/2 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide (side to side) at the base by 6 inches deep (front to back including the handle; the 5 mugs are each 6 3/4 inches high by 3 inches wide by 4 inches deep (front to back) including handles. Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Main photo. Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent.. Closeup photo of vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Photo of back of charger.
P-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a banderaware pottery charger with "starry night" decoration, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. The artwork is very detailed and lovely! This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage pottery/ceramics, Tlaquepaque bowl with bird and floral designs, 1930.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup of Mexican peasant carrying a heavy load.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup photo of side designs, floral with peasant and bird.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup photo of floral designs around side.Mexican vintage pottery, photo of inside of Tlaquepaque bowl.
E-6: Mexican vintage pottery/ceramics: Tlaquepaque bowl with bird and floral designs, c. 1930. Size: 6 1/2" high by 12" diameter at top of bowl. Condition is very good; there are 2-3 slight nicks in the glaze on the very bottom edge. Price: $950.

 

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