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

M450-1

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 ...

Loretta Metzger Oil Painting “Cuco Sanchez” SOLD P122

P122-1

A fine oil portrait of the eminent Mexican musician, Cuco Sanchez, in an assured style by Loretta Metzger. Heavy impasto. Art measures: frame 24 1/2 x 34 3/4, board 18 x 24. José del Refugio Sánchez Saldaña (Altamira, Tamaulipas, 3 May 1921 – Mexico City, 6 October 2000) better known as Cuco Sanchez was a Mexican ...

Mexican Hand Painted Batea (Tray) M179

DSC01339.6

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 ...