Spanish Colonial Santo wearing a Cap SOLD A853


Very handsome santo wearing distinctive headgear, beautifully carved, a martyr, and lifting his robe to display his wound. Wood and gesso. Price on request. Santo (English: Saint) are various religious artforms found in colonized parts of Spain consisting of wooden or ivory statues that depict various saints, angels, or Marian titles or one of the personages of ...

Angelus Lamp Table Rare SOLD F1212


Solid walnut, butterfly construction , very striking, one of those Angelus pieces that hits it out of the ball-park. No wonder we get excited when one of these turn up. They are lovely and mighty scarce. 27 1/2" high and 28" diameter. Price on request.

Ocumicho Figure: The Devil on a Bicycle SOLD M679


Ocumicho Diablito, this one riding its bike. From a collection whose imagery was really too disturbing for LACMA to risk acquiring and showing. Not only is the diablito riding a bike, he's got a fun little bag tossed over the handlebars. Late 1940s-early 1950s.  Mark on underside is the craftsperson's name: Angelina Esteban Diego. 16w ...

Ocumicho Figure: The Last Supper SOLD M676


Rendition of The Last Supper, a common Ocumicho theme. From a collector's collector's collection. The really good stuff. LACMA had a chance to acquire it but flinched at the earthiness of the imagery of most of the pieces. Here 12 apostles surround Jesus and his table with fish, bread and wine. Late 1940s-early 1950s. Mark ...

Ocumicho Figure: Female flanked by Diablitos SOLD M675


Remarkable Ocumicho figure from Michoacan, Mexico. Comes from a collection that was deemed a little too racy for the public by the Los County Museum of Art, to who it was offered. This figure features a triumphant female in the center surrounded by devils, skulls and lizards. Later period,  1950s - early 60s. Mark on ...