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

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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 ...

Salvador Corona 1895-1990 Festival oil on board P409

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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 ...

Mexican Hand Painted Batea (Tray) M179

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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 ...