18th Century Santa Muerte Figure A782

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Santa Muerte Figure from the 18th Century, this one made of wood, crowned, holding a scythe, foot on the globe with articulated arms. Price on request. Santa Muerte is a folk saint venerated primarily in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. She is associated with healing, protection, and safe delivery to the afterlife. This saint also figures heavily ...

Mexican Hand Painted Batea (Tray) M179

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Hand carved and painted Mexican Batea Tray circa 1930's 11.5" $67.50 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 ...

Mexican Folk Art Relief Wood Carving Cathedral Scene M233

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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 ...