Saints & Sinners
Lady from the Lake
Lady from the Lake, believed to be a madonna made in Michoacán. Vintage ceramic mold-made fired. She measures 6-3/4" tall and approximately 6-3/4" wide. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Mayan Anima Sola Figures
Pair of Purgatory (Anima Sola) figures from Chichicastenango. Wonderful modern depiction carved by Mayan folk artist. Unsigned. Carvings measure over 14-1/2" tall, approximately 6" wide and 5" deep. In excellent condition. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Huge Cortes Guadalupe
She’s in incredible vintage condition and measures 16" tall, which is large for a Cortes Family carving. This fallback Virgen de Guadalupe has one foot in tradition and the other in modern style. We link she’s a masterpiece. 8" wide. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
This highly sought after and cherished depiction of Christ on the Cross is from Guatemala. The Black Christ is revered throughout Latin America. This Mayan folk art piece measures 21" tall and 9" wide. Has some pointless and wood loss towards base in back. Otherwise typical condition for its age. 1960-70’s. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
You little devil you! Vintage Oaxacan carving of devil done by Pedro Robles. Signed, very good vintage condition. 11" tall 4-1/2" wide and 2" deep.
Beautiful nearly new pottery angel from Ameyaltepec or nearby Nahua Pueblo. The Indigenous people of this area have been making their sienna and brown decorated pottery for a long time. Their pottery has always appealed to Mexican folk art collectors much like their bark paintings. Measures 10" tall, 4-1/2" wide and 5" deep.
Luis Blanco Angel
Sweet (Santa María) Atzompa pottery angel done by Teodora Blanco's son Luis. Two doves or love birds are featured on the angel's robe and fish on the wings. Vintage piece is in excellent condition and stands 8" tall, 5" wide and 4-3/8" deep.
San Simon/ Maximón
A Guatemalan Mayan folk saint who is revered, feared, worshiped and despised in Guatemala. This modern folk art santo would make a great starter for the home. Soon a bottle of rum, cigarettes coins and hat must follow. Be careful he's not to be messed with. Comes with cane and chair. seated, 7-1/2" tall, 4-1/2" wide and 6" deep.
Mayan Ajitz Santo
Vintage Articulated Santo of Ajitz, the shaman of Mayan folk saints. He is in direct communication with the Gods. Important to ward off evil in one's home and connection with evil. This rare vintage piece was acquired in Antigua a few years back. Comes with cane. Seated he stands 8-1/2" tall, 3-1/2" wide and 4" deep. Unseated he's nearly 11" tall and 1" deep.