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Mexican Devotional and Colonial Art

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retable depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. Main photo of the retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retable depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. Closeup photo of Our Lady's face. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retable depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the angel at Our Lady's feet.
CQ-8: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. The faces of Our Lady and the angel at her feet are very serene and beautifully painted. Condition is very good, given the age of the retablo. Size: the retablo within the frame is
17 1/4 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide. Price: $675.

 

Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier.  Main photo of the Guatemalan crucifix. Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier.  A closer photo of the base of the crucifix, showing the two angels. Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier. A photo of the back side of the crucifix.
CP-3: Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier. The crucifix shows a wonderful patina, and the figure of Christ is very serene. Condition is good; the crucifix shows age and patina. Size: 16 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide at the arms of the cross, by 4 1/16 inches deep (front to back). Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's.  Main photo of the relicario and chain. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's.  Closeup photo of one side of the relicario. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's.  Closeup photo of the second side of the relicario. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's.  Another closeup photo of the first side of the relcario.
CP-12: Andean vintage devotional art, and Andean vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's. The relicario depicts images of the Virgin Mary and Child Jesus, painted on both sides. The first image is that of the Virgen de Copacabana, Bolivia. This is truly a treasure of Andean devotional art! Condition is very good, given the age of relicario itself. Size: the relicario is 4 3/4 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide. The silver rope chain is 26 inches long. Price: $2800.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. Main photo of the cross. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. Closeup photo of the center of the cross. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. Photo of some of the images of Our Lady and Saints. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. Another photo of some of the Saints decorating the Animas Cross.
CN-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. The painted images of Our Lady and saints and angels are spectacular. This is of museum quality, and it is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 39 1/4 inches high by 19 1/2 inches wide, at the arms of the cross, by 1 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $1900.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folkart, a beautiful wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1950. Main photo of the Chiapas iron cross. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folkart, a beautiful wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1950. Closeup photo of the center of the Chiapas iron cross.
CN-5: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folkart, a beautiful wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1950. The cross has beautiful stamping and cross-hatching, and also features two wonderful bears, one at either side. These crosses are mounted on houses throughout Chiapas in order to bring blessings on the house and the family inside. Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/16 inches high by 11 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century. Main photo of the nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century. Closeup photo of the Nino. Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century. Side view of the nicho.
CN-7: Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century. The nicho with the Nino Perdido was most likely used in religious processions in Mexico. It is stunning in its beauty! Condition is very good, considering the age of the piece; there is some loss of paint on the nicho, and also some evidence of wood-beatles from the past and no longer active. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide by 3 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure representing Our Lady of Solitude (La Soledad) on one side, and Our Lady of Guadalupe on the other, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Main photo of the figure. Mexican vintage folk art, Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure representing Our Lady of Solitude (La Soledad) on one side, and Our Lady of Guadalupe on the other, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Closeup photo of Our Lady's lovely face. Mexican vintage folk art, Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure representing Our Lady of Solitude (La Soledad) on one side, and Our Lady of Guadalupe on the other, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Photo of the bottom of the figure showing the artist's signature.
CL-3: Mexican vintage folk art, Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure representing Our Lady of Solitude (La Soledad) on one side, and Our Lady of Guadalupe on the other, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. The piece is signed "Jesus Aguilar", the nephew of the famous folk artist, Josefina Aguilar. This piece shows great imagination and creativity on the part of the artist. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's. Main photo of the exvoto. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the exvoto. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the Blessed Virgen on the exvoto.
CK-5: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's. The scene of the exvoto expresses a man's gratitude upon being released from prison. The couple looks with gratitude at an image of the Blessed Virgin. Condition is good; the exvoto does show some age. Size: the exvoto within the frame is 6 3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. With the frame, the piece is 11 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide. Price: $625.

 

Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the cross. Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the Cruxified Christ. Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's.  Another closeup photo of Christ's face.
CK-9: Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's. The carving is excellent. At one time, the crucifix and base were completely gessoed and painted a lovely apple-green. The piece retains some of that color and the patina is beautiful. Condition is good, given the age of the piece. Size: 14 1/2 inches high. The base is 7 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the front of the bottle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of Our Lady's lovely face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the angel at Our Lady's feet. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.  A side view of the figure. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.  A photo showing the back of the figure, highlighting Our Lady's robe.
CK-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The Holy Water bottle is extremely well-formed and decorated. The figure is very graceful and stunningly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back, including the handle). Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork and glass nicho with a carved wooden image of Our Mother Mary, c. 1930's. Main photo of the nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork and glass nicho with a carved wooden image of Our Mother Mary, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the Madonna inside of the tinwork art nicho.
CI-7: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork and glass nicho with a carved wooden image of Our Mother Mary, c. 1930's. The tinwork art is excellent, and the Madonna is beautifully carved with her hands devoutly folded. The carved image is covered with gesso and then wonderfully painted. Condition is good. The stamping of the tinwork piece is exceptional! Size: the nicho is 16 1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide by 4 1/4 inches deep (front to back). The carved wooden Madonna is 7 inches tall by 3 3/4 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $495.

 

Mexican vintage devotional and folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting San Ysidro el Labrador, San Isidro patron saint of farmers, c. 1930's-1940's, or earlier. Main view of the retablo. Mexican vintage devotional and folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting San Ysidro el Labrador, San Isidro patron saint of farmers, c. 1930's-1940's, or earlier. Closeup photo of San Ysidro. Mexican vintage devotional and folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting San Ysidro el Labrador, San Isidro patron saint of farmers, c. 1930's-1940's, or earlier. Photo showing the back of the retablo, with a description of the story of the saint attached.
CH-6: Mexican vintage devotional and folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting San Ysidro el Labrador, San Isidro patron saint of farmers, c. 1930's-1940's, or earlier. San Ysidro is shown floating above the ground, assisted by an angel sent from God, and with his oxen and plow. The legend has it the San Ysidro was very devout and gave generously to the poor, but had to work so hard to feed everyone that he could not attend Sunday Mass. God sent an angel to help speed up San Ysidro's labors. Condition is good, given the age of the piece. It shows the usual and expected wear. Size: 13 inches high by 9 1/4 inches wide.
SALE PENDING

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin, depicting the Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother), c. 1930. Main photo of the retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin, depicting the Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother), c. 1930. Closeup photo of our Lady's face.
CG-3: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin, depicting the Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother), c. 1930. Our Lady of Sorrows is beautifully painted, and she is surrounded by symbols of Her Son's death by crucifixion: a cock crowing, the whip used to scourge Christ, nails. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. The retablo is framed with a simple wooden frame. Size: 13 1/2 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide, including the frame. Price: $1000.

 

Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Main photo of the set. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Closeup photo of the Infant Jesus. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Photo of St. Joseph. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Closeup photo of the face of St. Joseph. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Photo of the Virgen Mary. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Closeup photo of Mother Mary's face. Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. Photo showing the back side of the statues.
CE-1: Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. The statues of Mary and Joseph have glass eyes, and the infant Jesus is beautiful and has a resplendor around his head. The set is a true treasure of Mexican colonial art! Condition is very good; there is some minor paint loss, normal given the age of the set. Size: St. Joseph is 9 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep, front to back. Mary is 9 3/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep, front to back. The infant Jesus is 4 3/4 inches long by 3 inches wide, at the widest part, by 1 1/2 inches high. Price: $1800.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940. Main photo of the pendant/pin. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940. Photo showing the entire necklace, with the silver chain. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940. Photo showing the back of the silver pendant/pin.
CE-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940. The silverwork of the pendant/pin and necklace chain is outstanding. Condition is very good. Size: the pendant is 1 1/4 inches high by
1 1/16 inches wide. The silver chain is 20 3/4 inches long. Price: $385.

 

Mexican colonial art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. Main photo of the retablo on copper. Mexican colonial art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. Closeup photo of the front of the retablo. Mexican colonial art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. Photo showing a corner of the handmade wooden frame.

Mexican colonial art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. Photo showing the back side of the copper retablo and frame.
CD-4: Mexican colonial devotional art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. The artwork is masterful, and the faces of St. Anthony and the Child are beautiful and serene! The woodwork of the handmade frame is wonderful; it could be original to the age of the retablo, or perhaps it was made to house the retablo sometime later. This is a treasure of Mexican colonial art, and certainly by a master. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 1/2 inches wide by 17 inches high, including the frame. The retablo itself is 6 3/4 inches wide by 9 inches high. Price: $2600.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork- art, a beautiful retablo depicting the Archangel Rafael, in a stunning tinwork-art frame with reverse painting on the glass border, c. 1880-1900.  Main photo of the front of the retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork- art, a beautiful retablo depicting the Archangel Rafael, in a stunning tinwork-art frame with reverse painting on the glass border, c. 1880-1900.  A closeup photo showing the upper part of the retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork- art, a beautiful retablo depicting the Archangel Rafael, in a stunning tinwork-art frame with reverse painting on the glass border, c. 1880-1900.  A closeup photo showing the face of the angel.
BS-6: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retablo depicting the Archangel Rafael, in a stunning tinwork-art frame with reverse painting on the glass border, c. 1880-1900. The retablo, painted on tin, is beautifully done, and the colors remain very vibrant. The tinwork-art frame is extremely rare and fine. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 12 inches high by 9 1/4 inches wide, including the tinwork art frame. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a finely shaped and stamped tinwork-art nicho, c. 1950's. Main photo of the nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a finely shaped and stamped tinwork-art nicho, c. 1950's. Another frontal view of the nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a finely shaped and stamped tinwork-art nicho, c. 1950's. Closeup of Our Lady of Guadalupe, inside of the nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a finely shaped and stamped tinwork-art nicho, c. 1950's. Another frontal view of the nicho.
BP-8: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely pottery statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe in a finely shaped and stamped tinwork-art nicho, c. 1950's. The Lady looks down very lovingly, and she is surrounded by wonderful stamped flowers and circles. Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $175.

 

Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarved figure depicting a soul in purgatory, or anima, Guatemala, c. 1900. Main photo of the anima figure. Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarved figure depicting a soul in purgatory, or anima, Guatemala, c. 1900. A side view of the Guatemalan anima. Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarved figure depicting a soul in purgatory, or anima, Guatemala, c. 1900. A view of the back side of the anima. Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarved figure depicting a soul in purgatory, or anima, Guatemala, c. 1900. A closer view of the face and hands of the anima.
BM-1: Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarved figure depicting a soul in purgatory, or anima, Guatemala, c. 1900. The figure is beautifully carved, with inset glass eyes. The bottom part shows the flames of purgatory, and the figure is praying to be received into heaven, once all sins are atoned for. Condition is very good; the figure shows some age, but is in excellent condition. Size: 8 1/2 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $475.

 

New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. Main photo of the New Mexican retablo by Madrid. New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. A closer look at the painting of Our Lady of Guadalupe. New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. Closeup photo of the face of Our Lady of Guadalupe by the Madrid's. New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. Closeup photo of the angel at the feet of Our Lady of Guadalupe. New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. Photo showing the back side of the retabl set in tin.
BJ-5: New Mexican vintage devotional art, and New Mexican vintage folk art. a wonderful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, done on hand-adzed wood with a surrounding stamped tinwork-art frame, New Mexico, c. 1990. The Virgin is beautilly painted and her face is very serene. The angel at the bottom of the retablo has a very peaceful and lovely face. The tinwork art is wonderful, and has holders for two candles. The retablo is signed on the back "Madrid", a very famous Santero husband and wife team from near Santa Fe. This piece is extremely beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches high by 9 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back), including the tinwork-art. Price: $675.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful and brightly decorated pottery nativity set, Metepec, c. 1940's. Main view of the nativity set from Metepec. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful and brightly decorated pottery nativity set, Metepec, c. 1940's. Photo showing the Holy Family, part of the nativity set from Metepec. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful and brightly decorated pottery nativity set, Metepec, c. 1940's. Photo showing the three kings, part of the nativity set from Metepec.
BH-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful and brightly decorated pottery nativity set, Metepec, c. 1940's. The pottery set is in the traditional style of Metepec, outside of Mexico City. This is great folk/devotional art! Condition is good, given the age of the set. Size: The adult figures measure c. 6 inches high by 3 inches wide. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a pottery nativity set with white and gold decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the nativity set from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a pottery nativity set with white and gold decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo of the Holy Family, part of the nativity set from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a pottery nativity set with white and gold decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another view of the set. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a pottery nativity set with white and gold decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo showing the three kings, part of the nativity set from Tlaquepaque.
BH-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a pottery nativity set with white and gold decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The artwork is excellent, and the set features 14 wonderful pieces. Condition is excellent. The main pieces are c. 5 inches high, and the smaller animals are c. 1 1/2 inches high. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art nicho with a beautiful picture of the Crucified Christ, c. 1930. Main photo of the front of the tinwork art nicho. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art nicho with a beautiful picture of the Crucified Christ, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the main part of the tinwork art nicho.
BA-4: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art nicho with a beautiful picture of the Crucified Christ, c. 1930. The stamping of the tin nicho is very fine, and the picture is framed with a lovely border of inverted painted glass. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican devotional art! Condition is very good. Size: 13 34 inches high by 9 1/4 inches wide. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross with amethyst, and a wonderful hand-made silver "paper-clip" style chain, Taxco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Taxco silver cross and chain. Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross with amethyst, and a wonderful hand-made silver "paper-clip" style chain, Taxco, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the Taxco silver cross and chain. Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross with amethyst, and a wonderful hand-made silver "paper-clip" style chain, Taxco, c. 1950's. Another closeup photo of the Taxco silver cross. Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross with amethyst, and a wonderful hand-made silver "paper-clip" style chain, Taxco, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the back of the Taxco silver cross, showing the maker's signature.
AO-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross with amethyst, and a wonderful hand-made silver "paper-clip" style chain, Taxco, c. 1950's. The cross and chain are wonderfully made and very elegant. Condition is very good. Size: the cross and chain measures c. 14 inches in length. The cross itself is 2 1/2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a lovely woodcarving of Our Lady of Good Health, Patronness of the Basilica in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Main photo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a lovely woodcarving of Our Lady of Good Health, Patronness of the Basilica in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the Lady's face. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a lovely woodcarving of Our Lady of Good Health, Patronness of the Basilica in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the incised detail of Our Lady's garments. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a lovely woodcarving of Our Lady of Good Health, Patronness of the Basilica in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Photo of the top of the figure.
AJ-7: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a lovely woodcarving of Our Lady of Good Health, Patronness of the Basilica in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The statue is very graceful and lovely, and Our Lady's face is extremely well-carved and very serene and beautiful. Her garments are wonderfully incised with intricate designs. Condition is very good. Size: 12 3/4 inches high by 7 1/4 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful tin and glass nicho with a statue of St. Fabian playing his guitar and with two lovely angels, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful tin and glass nicho with a statue of St. Fabian playing his guitar and with two lovely angels, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the saint's face. Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful tin and glass nicho with a statue of St. Fabian playing his guitar and with two lovely angels, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Side view of the nicho.
AJ-9: Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful tin and glass nicho with a statue of St. Fabian playing his guitar and with two lovely angels, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The tinwork art is beautifully done, and the figure of St. Fabian is wonderful! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a framed retable painted on tin and depicting the Holy Trinity, Mexico, c. 1900-20, or earlier.  Main photo of the front of the tinwork art retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a framed retable painted on tin and depicting the Holy Trinity, Mexico, c. 1900-20, or earlier.  Closeup photo of the Trinity painted on the tin retablo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a framed retable painted on tin and depicting the Holy Trinity, Mexico, c. 1900-20, or earlier.  Photo of the back side of the framed retablo painted on tin.
AI-16: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a framed retable painted on tin and depicting the Holy Trinity, Mexico, c. 1900-20, or earlier. The retablo is very simply framed, and the painting is especially beautiful. This is a great piece of antique Mexican devotional art! The scene depicts God the Father in the center, Christ (with a small lamb painted on his chest) on the Father's right, and the Holy Spirit (with a small dove painted on his chest) to the Father's left. Condition is very good given the age of this piece. Size: 5 1/16 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $495.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Main photo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of two of the bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the other two bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the bases of the four bottles.
AF-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. These can be purchased as a set or can be sold individually. Condition is excellent. Size: each bottle is approximately 13-13 1/2 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the top of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the base of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the back of the Tlaquepaque pottery Madonna.
AF-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful pottery image of Our Lady (probably Nuestra Senora de Zapopan, which is just outside of Guadalajara), Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The work is beautifully crafted, and the glaze and artwork are wonderful! Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 9 3/4 inches wide (at the widest part) by approximately 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $875.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Main photo. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Closeup photo of Our Lady's face. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. Photo of the back of the statue.
MM-12: Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican devotional art, a pottery statue of Our Lady of Good Health, from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The piece is in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, with a cream-colored background glaze and black (dark-brown) designs. This image of Our Lady (Nuestra Senora de La Salud) is the patronness of Michoacan and the Purepecha people of the Lake Patzcuaro region. The original statue graces the high altar of the Basilica in the town of Patzcuaro. It was brought to this Basilica from Spain by the first Spanish bishop of Michoacan, Vasco de Quiroga, c. 1540. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide (4 1/2 inches diameter across the circular base). Price: $195.

 

Mexican antique devotional art, tin retable showing soul in purgatory in an antique tinware niche, c. mid-19th century. Closeup of retablo of soul in purgatoryl. Closeup photo of face of soul in purgatory. Photo showing open nicho with retable of soul in purgatory.Closeup photo of the tinware nicho.
D-8: Mexican antique devotional art, retablo of soul in purgatory (anima) in antique tinwork nicho, c. mid-19th century. Size: retablo, 8" wide x 11" high; nicho, 16" high x 9 1/2" wide x 1 1/2" deep. Excellent tinwork on the nicho, and very fine artwork on the tin retablo. Price: $950.

 

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