Alfonso Pasten Painted Table and 6 Chairs for Cafe La Especial 1950s SOLD F1368

A little scuffed up by the years but remarkably fresh for all that: the colors vivid and the imagery charming.

Hand painted table and chairs by folk-painter Alfonso Pasten.  Pasten was born in Cuernavaca, Mexico in 1921 and moved to Tijuana, Baja California at the age of 20.  Señor Pasten hand painted this furniture for the Brambila family’s beloved restaurant “Cafe La Especial” along the famous tourist way, Avenida Revolution.  Cafe La Especial opened in 1952 and operated up until 2009.  Table measures 30” tall x 38” x 50”.