Very expressive La Unión carvings from Oaxaca, Vintage couple measures approximate 8" tall. Cane and shoulder bag removable. Excellent vintage condition, with some dye fading. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Oaxacan Ferris Wheel
Wonderful vintage Oaxacan Toy Ferris Wheel. These wonderful toys are becoming obsolete in Oaxaca as the older toy makers are passing on. This vintage piece has lost all its wonderful bright aniline dyes, but its patina is beautiful. Crank still works as well. 11" tall, 4" wide and 10" deep.US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
Siesta Mexican Bookends
Charming Mexican Couple as siesta Mexicans. The collecting genre is called ‘Mexicana’ and this pair is rather unusual and not the more mass-produced ones from Old Mexico. The cactus backs measure 5" tall. Each 4" deep and 4" wide. US (mainland) shipping is included.
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.
Wonderful Mayan folk art carving of La Sirena done by Arturo and Anna Canhil of Chichi - a beautiful family we support every year when we travel to Guatemala. Measures approximately 10" tall, 2" wide and 4" deep. US (mainland) shipping/insurance is included.
SOLD! Gilded Jewelry Box
SOLD! Gorgeous gold leaf hand-printed 1960's jewelry box with 6 drawers. Each drawer slides out and is bottom lined in red felt. Featuring beautiful mini wrought iron handles and hand-painted borders. In excellent vintage condition for its age. Box measures 8-3/4" tall, 14" wide and 6-3/4" deep.
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.
Hand Carved Viejo
Wonderfully carved "Dance of the Viejo" figure done by the Pinal Studio. Carved signature on base. Figure is screwed into modernist base. All wood. In excellent vintage condition. Figure on base measures 9-1/2" tall, 3-1/2" wide and 5-1/2" 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 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.
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.
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).
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