VINTAGE FOLK ART vs. MODERN MEXICO
Stunning large carving from San Martin Tilcajete. Oaxaca, done by one of the town's most famous artisans, Zenen (Zeny) Fuentes. This large cow is udderly :) fantastic. Measuring at 14" tall, 6" deep and 19" long. A beautiful larger example done in the 90's. Piece has some drysplitting at udder underneath. No bug damage. In very good vintage condition.Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Replica of Maria Izquierdo's "Altar of Our Lady of Sorrows". Done by the famed MFA Eronga Studio-- a co-op of artisans in Michoacan and a retail space here in Tucson. Sadly, the business is no more, but their creations live on. Bowl is in very good condition and demonstrates the impeccable craftsmanship they where known for. 9" in diameter and 2" tall. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Delightful vintage pottery church from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, Mexico. Famous for their candleholders and arbol de la vida's, this rarer church is in excellent vintage condition. Stands 14" high, 7" wide and 4-1/2" deep. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Carved San Pasqual
Carved modern santo from Mexico of the beloved San Pascual (Paschal Baylón). Patron saint of chefs and cooks, as well cat lovers. Santo measures 12" tall, 4-1/2 wide and 4-1/2 deep. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Paper mache mask is a miniature replica of the ones worn at Carnival in Puerto Rico. Mask is in excellent condition. Measures 12-1/2" tall 8" wide and 7" deep. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Folk Art Nicho
"Amor Eterno" by the famed Cielito Lindo Studio in San Miguel de Allende. Nicho in very good condition. Measures 9-1/2" tall 8" wide and 1-1/4" deep. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Lovely mermaid done by Leticia Garcia Blanco, the youngest daughter of Teodora Blanco. We feel Leticia (Lety) is highly unrecognized for her execution and style. La Sirena stands 8-1/2" tall, 7-1/2" wide and 2-1/2" deep. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Dance of the Viejos
Wonderful set of five Viejo Dancers done by world-renown Oaxaca folk artist, Josefina Aguilar, who sadly is now blind due to diabetes. Each figure is approximately 4-1/2" tall. Each signed on backside. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Popote (Straw Mosiac) Charro
12" by 14" Framed Popote Picture of Cowboy on Horseback. Straw Art measures approximately 6 1/2" by 8 1/2". Picture in great condition with straw colors faded. Frame gently used. Glass has scratch towards to edge. Perfect decor for a Southwest, Western or Mexican home. Price includes Shipping (US mainland) and Insurance.
Mexican Ex-Voto Box
Delightful modern day Ex Voto Box, All hand painted by folk artist depicting two ex-votos: one on the lid and another on the sides of box. Two Madonna's for the price of one! Skeletons and Devils join in on the fun. A great homage. Price includes Shipping (US mainland and Insurance.
8 1/4" by 4 7/8" by 3 1/8"
Castillo Stacked Bulls and Goats
Stunning 13,1/2" tall, 8,1/2” long and 3,1/2" wide. Heirberto (or Alfonso) Ceramic Stacked Bulls and Goats, circa 1960-70's. In good vintage condition for its age. One glazed chip re-glued underneath small Bull on the Top. Shows well.The Castillo Family is legendary in Mexican Folk Art. Winning numerous awards over the decades. Most Likely Alfinso's hand though could be Heirberto who was Alfonso's older brother. Both deceased now. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Older Pair Of Animalitos by Manuel Jimenez
Wonderful Pair of Older Manuel Jimenez Animalitos. Pair have been restored. One ear rebuilt on critter with large tail. The other writer had both ears replace. Some Pigment applied to both.Critter with striped tail is 11,1/2" long, 4" wide and 6" tall. Critter with striped face is 9" long, 2,3/4" wee and 6,1/2" tall. Some Pigment applied to both. Purchased from Palm Springs Collector.Price includes Shipping and Insurance (Mainland US).
Olay Popote Masterpiece
Rare and Stunning example of Mosiaco de Popote (Straw Mosiac) done by G. Olay. I cannot verify the exact Olay family member who created this beautiful depiction of a Mask Maker painting his creations in front of a Straw Mat. Folk Art paying home to another Folk Art craft twice. It doesn't get any better then that?!!! Mosiac was painstakingly restored and reframed with the direct caution of straw that had fallen off wax backing. It's most likely 100 years old or older? Acid free glue was used in process. The piece is not fully restored, We only re glued pieces that had fallen off. De-acidfication was applied to both sides of original board. Framer used sandwich technique to keep in frame. Because of its fragility, postage is not included on this one! The long hot Summer (especially here in Tucson) is brutal on packages, we do not feel comfortable mailing this piece thru your standard carriers. Please contact shop and I'm sure we can assist in delivery Popote piece to Tucson/Phoenix shipper you directly hire. We stronglyrecommend one who has expertise in field of shipping fragile wares and Art. Local Delivery is Free!
Ocumicho Diablos at the Table
Fantastic Antonia Martinez Albarez signed Pottery Sculpture from Ocumicho, Michoacan Mexico. This Vintage piece is in excellent condition, given the fragility and age of the artorm. Measures 11" wide, 10,1/2" tall and 7, 1/2 deep. Past repair by artist, very commonly done by the fragile nature of the pieces. Sold numerous examples thru the years. Price includes insurance, double boxed,Shipping to mainland US only.
Alfonso Castillo Toy Merry Go Round
Stunning 11" tall, 9” circumference. Alfonso Castillo Ceramic Toy Merry-go-round, circa 1960-70's. In excellent vintage condition for its age. The Castillo Family is legendary in Mexican Folk Art. Winning numerous awards over the decades. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Rare Old Ocumicho Figures
Five Rare Ocumicho Clay Figures from Ocumicho, Michoacán. 1960-early 70's. Very Charming and done before they began to add color. Depicting typico town folk of the era. Something Girard would have cherished! each figure measures about 7, 1/2" tall. In very good vintage condition, given the art form. Price includes shipping mainland US.
Great Patina on this 8,1/2" tall and 7" wide. Heirberto (or Alfonso) Ceramic Candleholder (Arbol de la Vida), circa 1950-60's. In good vintage condition for its age. Tilts a wee bit in form but shows verywell.The Castillo Family is legendary in Mexican Folk Art. Winning numerous awards over the decades. Most Likely Alfinso's hand though could be Heirberto who was Alfonso's older brother. Both deceased now. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Alfonso Castillo Day of the Dead Candleholder (Smaller size)
Pair of Alfonso Castillo Candleholders. This Listing is for the small skull (left in photo 1) Base measure 2, 3/4", 4" tall. Signed and in excellent Vintage condition. See separate listing for Larger Skulls. Price includes shipping Mainland US.
Alfonso Castillo Day of the Dead Skull (Larger size)
Pair of Alfonso Castillo Candleholders. This Listing is for the Large skull with Ofrenda (right in photo 1). Base measure 3, 3/4", 5, 1/2" tall. Signed and in excellent Vintage condition. See separate listing for Small size. We have two of these Larger Ofrenda Skulls in stock. Price includes shipping Mainland US.
Papago Owl Basket
Tohono O'odham (Papago) Owl Basket in excellent Vintage Condition. Weaver Unknow. Measures 7" tall, 4" wide and 4" deep. Quality is a must with Papago basket collecting and we believe you won't be disapointed with this winged creation. Price include shipping to US Mainland.
Papago Duck Basket
Tohono O'odham (Papago) Duck Basket in excellent Vintage Condition. Weaver Unknow. Measures 7" tall, 7" wide and 13" deep. Quality is a must with Papago basket collecting and we believe you won't be disapointed with this winged creation. Price include shipping to US Mainland. Please look for Owl Basket as well.
Hand Carved Cherub with Glass Eyes
Beutiful Hand Carved Cherub in prayer with Glass Eyes and Antique Finish. Carved in Mexico. Measures 10" tall, 8" wide and 4" deep. Price includes Shipping to Mainland US, Brown Eyed Beaut is in Very Good to Like New condition.
Oaxacan Bandstand Carving
Fabulous vintage piece from the Santiago Family, La Union Oaxaca, cheery, colorful musicians painted with Aniline dyes.
9" long, 10" wide, 11" tall
Pair of Brazilian Carvings
Jaguar & Pig, these adorable and lovingly detailed pieces are from the Guarani indigenous people of Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, & Bolivia.
Jaguar - 13.5" long, 3" wide, 3.5" tall
Pig - 9" long, 7" wide, 5" tall
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