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 ...
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 ...
This rather large Ocumicho depicts a couple of Diablos' or Devils taking the ladies of the village for I am sure a pleasant ride through the village. This earlier example is not make by its creator as many early and or later ones seem to be incised.
14 x 12 x 6
There is a very small, ...
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. ...
Delightful, colorful wooden sculpture of a man (who would be king) on a bench, with his dog. Measures 8"w x 12"h x 9"d.
Price on request.
Absolutely haunting portrait, beautifully rendered. In the delicacy of its imagery reminiscent of a Mughal miniature. 14" x 10.5"
The Holy Family. A scene of Spring.
Really beautiful retablo, or lamina, of the Madonna and Child. Both are crowned and in the clouds.
A heart rending example of a Mexican ex-voto. Ex-voto measures 4 x 5 1/4.
The pitcher measures 9" high, 4.5" wide and 8" deep. In excellent condition
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 ...
A hard to find example of mexican tinted straw popote work. Circa 1930's. A modern Mexican couple depicted against a clean background. 8 1/2 x 11.
Hilario Alejos Madrigal and his wife live and work in San Jose de Gracia, Michoacan
This elaboration of a punch bowl set is missing one cup. The glaze is a dark olive so dark it must be called black. A superb example of Madrigal's work. 21" high x 16" wide.
Price on request.
Green. 20" high x 11" wide.
Hilario Alejos Rodriguez is recognized as one of the masters of contemporary Mexican Folk Art. He and his wife live and work in San Jose de Gracia, Michoacan.
Price on request.
A great old Mexican folding chair with pyrographically incised images of a couple dancing. Carved all over and painted this chair is original and I would date it to the 1930's. Solid and use as a chair or hang on the wall as Folk Art.
A rather Large and Detailed Donkey Devil mask. Hand made of carved wood and actual Bull Horns. Mexican in Origin. Circa 1950-1970 period. Unusual. 22 x 22.
Salvador Corona (1895-1984) was a Mexican-American bullfighter and artist. He was born on his family's ranch Hacienda Mideras in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Corona's family moved to Mexico City in 1903 when he was 8. He attended the New English College in Mexico, and then crossed into a career in bull fighting entering the ...
Hand carved and painted Mexican Batea Tray circa 1930's 11.5"
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 ...