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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DZ-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork features a stately donkey at the center of a Mexican village scene. There are beautiful trees, cacti, and a wonderful confetti-colored path. Condition is very good. Size: 16 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (background of fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat or petate in Spanish) and wonderful artwork featuring three sparrows amidst lovely calla lillies and foliage, by Martin Garcia Rios, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940.
DZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (background of fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat or petate in Spanish) and wonderful artwork featuring three sparrows amidst lovely calla lillies and foliage, by Martin Garcia Rios, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940. The artwork is very fine and crisp, and the petatillo background is stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 15 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a magnificent Saltillo-style serape runner, very finely woven and with lovely teneriffe (lacework) between the colorful bands of the textile, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a magnificent Saltillo-style serape runner, very finely woven and with lovely teneriffe (lacework) between the colorful bands of the textile, c. 1940's. This textile runner is a true work of art! Closeup photo showing the teneriffe lacework.

Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a magnificent Saltillo-style serape runner, very finely woven and with lovely teneriffe (lacework) between the colorful bands of the textile, c. 1940's. This textile runner is a true work of art! Closeup photo showing the wonderful fringe at one end.
DZ-3: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a magnificent Saltillo-style serape runner, very finely woven and with lovely teneriffe (lacework) between the colorful bands of the textile, c. 1940's. This textile runner is a true work of art! Condition is very good. Size: 98 inches long, not including the fringe at each end, by 18 1/2 inches wide. Price: $1300.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful Taxco sterling silver necklace with matching earrings, Taxco, c. 1980's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful Taxco sterling silver necklace with matching earrings, Taxco, c. 1980's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the necklace and earrings are elegant and very graceful. Closeup photo of a part of the necklace.
DZ-4: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful Taxco sterling silver necklace with matching earrings, Taxco, c. 1980's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the necklace and earrings are elegant and very graceful. Condition is very good. Size: the necklace is 19 inches total length by 1 inch wide. The earrings are 1 inch long by 1/4 inch at the widest part. Price: $525 for the set.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely Taxco silver bracelet with wonderful stamping and a beautiful turquoise stone, Taxco, c. 1940's.
DZ-5: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely Taxco silver bracelet with wonderful stamping and a beautiful turquoise stone, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is truly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 2 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch high at the highest part. The opening for the wrist is 1 1/4 inches. Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health (Nuestra Senora de la Salud), patroness of the Lake Patzcuaro region, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.
DZ-6: Mexican vintage devotional art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health (Nuestra Senora de la Salud), patroness of the Lake Patzcuaro region, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The image of Our Lady is very serene and lovely! The pottery figure is done in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan with a soft cream field and black detailing. It is wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 21 inches high by 12 1/2 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $950.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with wonderful decorations and color, Oaxaca, c. 1950.
DZ-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with wonderful decorations and color, Oaxaca, c. 1950. It is done in the deep green color of this period in Oaxaca, and the floral decorations are stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 15 1/2 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery sculpture depicting the sun, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950.
DY-1: Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery sculpture depicting the sun, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950. The sun has a very animated expression, as if it is hiding some kind of secret behind the big smile. This is a very imaginative piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches high by 9 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 4 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $385.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wood-carving of an armadillo, attributed to the great Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
DY-2: Mexican vintage folk art, a wood-carving of an armadillo, attributed to the great Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.The armadillo is beautifully carved and painted. This "animalito" is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art by a master. Condition is very good. Size 10 inches long by 2 1/2 inches high by 2 inches wide. There is an old sticker on the bottom, "Made in Mexico." Price: $175.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling petite point earring, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling petite point earring, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the lapidary work is stunning! Closeup photo of one Zuni petite point earring.
DY-3: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling petite-point earring, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the lapidary work is stunning! The earrings are elegant and graceful! Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches long by 1/2 inch at the widest part. Price: $245.
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Mexican vintage devotional art. a retablo painted on tin depicting San Rafael the Archangel, Mexico, c. 1900.
DY-4: Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting San Rafael the Archangel, Mexico, c. 1900. The retablo is beautifully painted. San Rafael is shown standing and holding a fish, which alludes to his healing of Tobias in the Old Testament using gall from a fish. He is said to guard pilgrims on their journeys, and he is regarded as the angel who carries God's healing. The retablo is in good condition, given the age of the piece. Size: 11 1/16 inches high by 8 inches wide. Price: $625.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pottery vase with a starry night background and fantastic artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pottery vase with a starry night background and fantastic artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features wonderful floral designs. Photo of the second side of the vase.
DY-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware pottery vase with a "starry night" background and fantastic artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features wonderful floral designs and a beautiful palm tree. Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful repousse Taxco silver bracelet with incredible silverwork and beautiful designs, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful repousse Taxco silver bracelet with incredible silverwork and beautiful designs, Taxco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the front of the Taxco silver jewelry bracelet.
DY-6: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful repousse Taxco silver bracelet with incredible silverwork and beautiful designs, Taxco, c. 1940's. The bracelet features a wonderful bird and beautiful floral patterns. Condition is very good. Size: 2 3/4 inches wide, with an opening for the wrist of 1 inch. It is 1 3/4 inches high at the highest part. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery statue of a beautiful woman standing and holding a gourd, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
DY-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery statue of a beautiful woman standing and holding a gourd, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Statues were fairly rare during this period and were usually commissioned. The woman is exceptionally graceful and lovely. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.
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