William Spratling Tin Urn M590


We are always excited to get anything from the workshops of William Spratling. In reviving the crafts of Mexico he sparked a revolution in design that won the world's admiration. This piece exemplifies that transformation: the tinsmith has produced something breathtakingly modern and sophisticated that still projects its essential Mexican character. Very rare. Urn measures 7 ...

Mexican Colonial Polychrome Tin Hanging Lantern with Spanish Hook L466


A beautiful turn of the century polychrome hanging Mexican tin lantern with semi-frosted glass: Including wrought iron wall mount lion hook. Amazing perforated tin or steel details almost all complete and ready to use. Once powered by paraffin, now newly wired. Interior or covered patio use only. Lantern is 24 tall x 10 deep x ...

Mexican Retablo Painting On Tin: The Holy Trinity c.1900 M506 sold


Glorious imaging of the Trinity as three men, Father, Son and Holy Ghost, the idea of the Trinity empohasized by their triangular halos. Very unusual iconography.   MEXICAN RETABLO and EX-VOTO ART  Retablos, better known as 'laminas' in Mexico, are small oil paintings on tin, wood or copper which were used in home altars to venerate the almost ...

Mexican Retablo Painting On Tin: Priest in Embroidered Vestment 19th Century M505


Absolutely haunting portrait, beautifully rendered. In the delicacy of its imagery reminiscent of a Mughal miniature. 14" x 10.5"          $350.