Filled with retablos, or Day of the Dead figures, mixed in with pictures of loved ones, images from old calendars, charms, rosaries, these shrines used to be common to many homes in Mexico. But emptied, they become even more mysterious and inviting, and the invitation is made personally, to you: what will you put in ...
It's gorgeous and it has a huge personality. You really can't blame Eve for what happened. Beautiful Mexican folk art piece.
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A beautiful horse head. Carved wood sheathed in leather. Glass eyes. Rare and hard to find. Circa 1920. In very nice condition.
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A beautiful pair of nicely carved Mexican folk art bookends: done in the style of Diego Rivera.
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Pair of Handcarved Bookends "Old Mexico". Wonderful addition to any bookcase.
A Great survivor of The 1930''s Rancho Craze. Most likely a one of a kind hand carved Charger. Done by an Illustrator of the same period. Paint crazed in areas tells the age. Has lived a warm life in Old California. Circa 1933.Original leather whipping. Charger measures 17" diameter.
Bettea Carved Wood Painted Oval Tray 13.5".
1920''s Hernando De Soto hand carved solid mahogany wall plaque with polychrome. Scribed and carved Gentleman figure with a sword. Plaque measures 57" x 48".
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Another unique pair of bookends, the likes I have never seen before. Amazing detail to the fence, not to mention the wonderful hand painted details.
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Hand carved and painted Mexican Batea Tray circa 1930's 11.5"
Using the traditional technique of Quiroga, Michoacán, these bateas have been made in this village for over 450 years. The wooden platters were used for offerings, marriages, dance dramas, processions, parades, and for decoration. These bateas were hollowed out by way of meticulous carvings with small ...
Absolutely delightful naif genre scene of a Mexican church or cathedral with a volcano in the background, rendered in low relief in a wood carving. It most resembles the outlines of Basilica of Guadelupe, sacred to Our Lady of Guadelupe, on the outskirts of Mexico City, with the volcano Popocatepetl in the distance, but must ...