Vintage Flores Arias Box
This rare Arias box is from 1940’s Mexico City. Box measures 3-5/8" deep by 2-1/2" tall and 6-1/4" wide. Lid is buckling and there is some wood loss to one corner and cracks at bottom. Refer to photos. In fair to good vintage condition. Arias is featured in many books on Mexican bas relief carving. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Mexican Eagle Jewelry Box
Old wood, hand-carved Mexican jewelry box featuring national Mexican Eagle & Snake emblem on the lid. Box opens to reveal three trays lined in green plush fabric. One tray missing side wall. Box does not close properly, but displays well. Rare model, a charmer! As-is condition (please see Photos).
Box measures 3-1/4" tall, 10" wide and 6-1/2" deep. US (mainland) Shipping/Insurance is included in price.
California Rancho Box
Excellent Vintage Condition Mexicana Box by Rancho Craft. Has original Label and Cedar lining, Box features the painted rope trim and Hand Painted Campesino and Burro over the period Blanco Crackle Finish. Measures 5" deep, 8" wide and 2" tall. Price includes (US Mainland) Shipping and Insurance.
Old Mexican Eagle Sombrero
Wonderful Early 1920-40's Smaller Sombrero with chainstitch Mexican Eagle emblem. Felted Sombrero was most likely sold at Mexican Curio Shops at the border or in Tourists shops throughout the Southwest and into Mexico. Today larger velvet Mariachi Sombreros are peddled, along with very inexpensive straw ones. Sombrero is in Fair Vintage Condition given for its age. Not meant to be worn today, but displayed as decor. 17" by 16" by 5 1/2" Price includes Shipping (US mainland) and Insurance.
This Vintage Mexican Bank depicting a siesta Campesino is in nearly mint vintage condition. He sits 9 " tall, 3 1/2" wide and 2 3/4" deep. Most likely comes from Tlaquepaque, no stamp. Price Includes shipping an insurance to Mainland US.
Old Mexican Batea
Beautiful 1940's Pyrography Batea depicts a potter bringing his wares into town for sale. A lovely rural Mexican scene painted with a few pigments colors and a Zapotec border on the outer edge. From the Collection od Donna McMenamin. In fair vintage condition (see Photos). Measures 15" in diameter Price includes Shipping and Insurance to Mainland US.
Siesta Mexicano Bookends
Pair of American made Mexicana Decor Sleeping Mexican Bookends. Most likely from the 40's, during the height of the "Mexicana" decor craze that dominated American homes in the Southwest and Southern California, there was numerous craft projects centered around the Siesta Mexican motif. 7" long, 6 1/2" tall and 2 3/4 deep. Set is a bit banged up and in fair vintage condition (please see photos). Price includes shipping (US mainland) and insurance only.
Mexicana Cross-Stitch Bag
From the Estate of Charlie Burton, this adorable Vintage garment bag was for ladies collection of delicates. Hand made with two openings and hanging loops for door or wall. This embroidered beaut is in good vintage condition with some coloring fade stain, and wear. (Please see photos). Price includes shipping (US mainland) and 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.
Calendar Pinup Girl
Vintage Calendar Art Print of a bit Naughty Señorita in the buff. Most likely a print from a calendar maker in the US. Frame is new stock, Vintage stock Print is over 7 1/2" by 10 1/4". Frame is 12" by 15". Price includes Shipping (Mainland US) and Insurance.
Mexican Bas Relief of Viejo on the Corner
Bas relief is done by Ramírez who was featured in Donna McMenamin's "Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950" book. Carving measures 7 1/2" by 9 3/4"Circa 1930-40's. In excellent Vintage condition. Price include Shipping (US mainland) and Insurance.
Mexican Bas Relief of Tlachiquero
Bas relief is done by Ramírez who was featured in Donna McMenamin's "Popular Arts of Mexico 1850-1950" book. Carving measures 7 1/2" by 9 3/4" In excellent Vintage condition. circa1930-40's.Price include Shipping (US mainland) and Insurance.
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!
8 Inch San Jose Potteries Tile - A
Rare San Jose Potteries Tile from San Antonio Texas. It is much sought after. You are looking at the Tile with Campesino couple depicted on it. There is some surface scratching and chips, shown in photos. Tile measures 8 inch squared. Campesino with Burro is in separate listing. Price includes shipping to mainland US.
8 inch San Jose Potteries Tile - B
Rare San Jose Potteries Tile from San Antonio Texas. It is much sought after. You are looking at the Tile with Campesino and Burro depicted on it. There is some surface scratching and chips, shown in photos. Tile measures 8 inch squared. Campesino with Flower Vender is in separate listing. Price includes shipping to mainland US.
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