Treasures from around the Old Pueblo
DeGrazia Glaze Bowl
Ted DeGrazia is quite the legend and iconic figure here in Tucson. His original works are highly desired and collected. Most rare can be the pottery he produced with his wife in the 1950's. This small bowl is signed and painted with a beautiful turquoise colored glaze on brown clay wash in the firing. Bowl measures 3-1/4" diameter and 2-1/2" tall. In excellent vintage condition. Price includes US (mainland) shipping/insurance.
Vernon Jay Morse Western Painting
Very handsome little Painting of a Cowboy and horse in the dessert. Featuring Yucca in bloom and vast desert and mountains range. Painting is on board, in original Saguaro rib frame, done by gift shop in Santa Fe that original sold these smaller Paintings. My guess is, Morse, a Californian at the time, spent days in New Mexico Painting and most likely sold his Paintings to this shop. Similar Paintings of this nature have sold at Auction. Painting is in Good condition , Board aged in Fait and Frame is sturdy and in great condition. Circa 1930's or earlier? Price includes shipping (US mainland) and Insurance
Measurements: 7" by 9" by 3/4"
Old Mexican Hacienda Painting
Lovely old hand carved Mexican frame with canvas of a old Mexican Hacienda. Painting is in Fair vintage condition (please refer to photos). Frame in good vintage condition. Im guessing 1930-40's, most likely painted in Mexico, unsigned. Painting measures 8 3/4" by 15" and with frame measures 14 1/2" by 20 1/2" Price includes Postage (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.
Italian Murano Glass Cactus
Incredible 1990's Italian Fine Art Glass Potted Cactus. Piece is 9 1/2" tall, pot is 3 1/2" diameter. Glass is in Very good condition, no chips (See Photos). Unmarked.
Tom Philabaum Art Glass
Georgous Tom Philabaum 5 1/2" dia. Glass Disc . Tucson Artist, Signed and dated 2006. in excellent condition. Love how piece resembles and eye? 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"
Mexican Iron Chandelier
Stunning Vintage 21" tall Mexican Wrought Iron Hanging Candle Holder. Add another 13" of chain and seeing aunt. Approximate 12" in diameter. This piece came to us from a Tubac Estate where the owners live in Mexico during the 1950-60's Holds three candles, and I suspect could be turned into electric light fixture.
Mexican Imprisoned Glass Light
Lovely 22 inch tall Mexican Wrought Iron, Imprisoned Glass Light Fixture from the 1960's Mexico. includes wiring (not tested) and some chain. Amber glass was blown into this fixture to create a look often copied but truly styled in Mid Century Mexico where the Spanish Old World met the creativity of the Mexican Craftsmen. Longest Diameter is 20 inches. Price includes Shipping (US mainland) and Insurance.
MFA Eronga Lacquer Dog Box.
Incredible MFA Eronga Lacquer Dog Box. The Artisan Co-op was founded by Tucson Couple Steve and Maureen Rosenthal. Along with Tarascan artisans , they created the most exquisite wood hand painted/lacquer finish furniture and art objects. I don’t believe the studio is in production anymore. Their two showrooms in Tucson closed many years back. This Perro is most likely a Xolo or Colima Dog. Box is 13” tall and 24” long. Price Includes Shipping Mainland US.
Hand forged Copper Drama Comedy Mask set
Exquisite Hand Forged Copper Mask set, feauting the Iconic Comedy and Drama pairing. This made centry set is in Very Good Vintage Condition. Beautiful Patina and each Mask measures aprroximately 9" tall and 4" deep. A stunning set that would work well with nearly any decor. Price includes shipping to US mainland.
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.
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.
Vintage Unusual and Rare Southwestern Pottery Casserole
Very Unusual and One of a kind, Pottery Casserole Dish. Depicting rural Tohono O'odham scenes of the Sonoran Desert Featuring a Coyote, Rabbit, Javelina, and Deer. All native to the Sonoran Desert and its varieties of Cacti and Desert vistas. The lid is embellished with silver encasing a turquoise stone on the Handle. We cannot verify if stone is real Turquoise. Glass Color is truer in first two photos. Measures 7, 1/2" tall 10, 1/2 long and over 7" deep. Pottery is signed and dated under neath and marked on inside of lid. Piece is in Excellent Vintage Condition.Price Includes Shipping to Mainland US.
Vintage Porcelain Tinkerbell Figurine
Rare and in excellent Vintage condition with Wings intact. Made in Japan Vintage Porcelain Figurine. Lovely Think rest on a crescent moon with Gold China Painted stars and Gold acents on her outfit and slippers. A lovely vintage Piece that hits many Vintage marks. The lovely Fairy measures just under 4" tall and 4" wide. Price includes shipping to Mainland USA
Mexican Mid Century Imprisoned Glass Set
Set of Four Imprisoned Glass High Ball glasses made by Feders in Guadalajara or Mexico City. Felipe Derflinger was the designer behind Feders, They Made incredible Glass sets and Glass Lighting during the 1950-70's, Glasses are recycled turquoise blue glass blown into cut out brass encasement. Set is in very good condition. Brass has spotting and could use a polish. glass measure approximately 3,3/4" tall and 3, 1/2 in diameter at opening. Each glass is unique and will measure slightly different. Price includes shipping to mainland USA.