Candelario Medrano Pottery Taxi with Driver M1007

We have had a number of Candelario's  Buses and Airplanes but these smaller pieces seem to fall through the gaps with collectors. This one just released from a large private collection of everything ethnographic and wonderful. Its cute ready to pick up the weary tourist and take him or she a ride they will never ...

Candelario Medrano Man horse with skeleton M1010

Really unusual for this artist a pairing of sorts of a half man playing the trumpet and the body of a 4 legged animal with a skeleton on his back for good luck. One of several pieces from a private collection. Large 14 tall x 10 deep x 4 wide The renowned Candelario Medrano (1918-1986) was ...

Mexican Tree Of Life Love Birds M933

A beautiful monochromatic example of a Mexican tree of life. Circa 1960. In amazing condition. Cute rocking love bird center. 18 tall x 26 wide x 6 deep A Tree of Life (Spanish: Árbol de la vida) is a theme of clay sculpture created in central Mexico, especially in the municipality of Metepec, State of Mexico. ...

Mexican Retablo Painting On Tin: Priest in Embroidered Vestment 19th Century M505

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

Large Mexican Tlaquepaque Tourist-Ware Charger 1930s Man with Basket on Head M450

Once plentiful and ubiquitous, Mexican tourist-ware from the 30s, often called Tlaquepaque for the town outside Guadalajara along the old Pan-American Highway whence so much of it originated, is now collected for its freedom and expressiveness and personality, as well as its increasing rarity (the pieces are fragile). Not derived from any deep-seated folk traditions, but ...

Mexican Hand Painted Batea (Tray) M179

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 ...