Candelario Medrano Pottery Taxi with Driver M1007

We have had a number of Candelario's  Buses and Airplanes but these smaller pieces seem to fall through the gaps with collectors. This one just released from a large private collection of everything ethnographic and wonderful. Its cute ready to pick up the weary tourist and take him or she a ride they will never ...

Candelario Medrano Man horse with skeleton M1010

Really unusual for this artist a pairing of sorts of a half man playing the trumpet and the body of a 4 legged animal with a skeleton on his back for good luck. One of several pieces from a private collection. Large 14 tall x 10 deep x 4 wide The renowned Candelario Medrano (1918-1986) was ...

Mexican Tree Of Life Love Birds M933

A beautiful monochromatic example of a Mexican tree of life. Circa 1960. In amazing condition. Cute rocking love bird center. 18 tall x 26 wide x 6 deep A Tree of Life (Spanish: Árbol de la vida) is a theme of clay sculpture created in central Mexico, especially in the municipality of Metepec, State of Mexico. ...

Mexican Mask with Dark Hair and Beard M898

This particular mask has a huge amount of personality and quite a range of moods, as the pictures attend. A really first-rate example of this deeply Mexican art and practice. 9" x 6" x 3".  12" high on its metal stand Price on request. Mexican mask-folk art refers to the making and use of masks for various traditional ...

Mexican Mask “Dance of the Moors” M896

A character from the traditional Dance of the Moors and Christians. This rather old mask hails from Chiapas, Mexico or perhaps Guatemala. Here we have one of the Moors, the villains of course, with his beardy face and terrifyingly bushy eyebrows belying his rather pleasantly regular features. Wonderful high coloring to suggest a high degree of ...

Mexican Devil Mask M897

We don't measure the beard. Out of respect. Mask is 6" wide x 11" high x 4" dee, and 16" tall on its metal stand. Price on request Masks depicting devils and other fantastic creatures Apart from masks depicting humans and animals, other masks deal with the fantastic, abstract and supernatural. In the Nahua community of Zitlala, Guerrero, the mask ...

Mexican Child’s Mask M900

5" x 5" x 4" Masks depicting Afro-Mexicans A number of dances in several parts of Mexico include or feature masks imitating African or black faces. These have their origins with the importation of African slaves by the Spanish. These slaves had contact with the indigenous peoples, often as intermediaries between them and the Spanish overlords. This experience was ...