Mexican Santos Figure 19th Century A1024

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Designed to be dressed, nay, arrayed, for different festivals, it lives in a nether world, caught between the existence of an object of veneration and that of a doll's. Or a mannequin's. Weathered by use and stripped of its robes, it is revealed as half man and half scaffolding, its elbows enabled to bend from its stuffed ...

Mexican Double-Sided Processional Cross M236

M236-08

Mexican Processional Cross. Double sided with primitive sacred heart and religious motifs. The pictures tell the tale. Nice piece from an extensive collection. Circa early 20th century. Mexican Processional Cross measures 62" H X 19" W. In inventory at eleven hundred and fifty dollars. Best price on this really cool Mexican folk art piece. Get it now for five ...

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

M506-1

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

M505-0

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