Villeroy & Boch Porcelain “Acapulco” Plate M916

Brightly colored Villeroy & Boch Porcelain "Acapulco" Plate. Mexican scene of birds and flowers. From Luxembourg. 8" diameter. The company began in the tiny Lorraine village of Audun le Tiche, where the iron master François Boch set up a pottery company with his three sons in 1748. In 1766 Boch was licensed to build a ceramics kilnworks nearby at Septfontaines, Luxembourg, where it ...

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 ...

Super Special Sheriff Salsa Holiday Gift-Pak Offer!

                  All five flavors of Chef Garcia's ground-breaking Salsas, plus a vintage hand-painted Mexican pottery serving dish. A delicious way to make the holidays unforgettable. Only $99.  Available while they last. Some of you may remember my dear old dog and buddy of fourteen years, Sheriff the Boston terrier. Well, like all good dogs he went to heaven, ...

ECA has a new baby brother: Sheriff Salsas! Fantastic gift!

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Great Salsa for Great Food. The Alpha Dog is here. Just in time for the Holidays! And yes, we make it ourselves! Sheriff brand salsas are the best you’ve ever tasted. We’ll tell you how and you’ll taste why. Chef Gabriel Garcia has created five brilliant salsas, each with its own unique flavor profile. Rich and tasty, complex and ...