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Mexican Vintage Pottery and Ceramics

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the front of the fantasia plate.
AG-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring wonderful birds and animals, is especially fine and crisp. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the plate.
AG-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a second, very lovely fantasia plate with a rare black background and contrasting sky-blue design elements, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring wonderful birds and animals, is also especially fine and crisp. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large burnished charger with wonderful imaginative artwork featuring an exotic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large burnished charger with wonderful imaginative artwork featuring an exotic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird on the front of the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large burnished charger with wonderful imaginative artwork featuring an exotic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the bird.
AG-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, large burnished charger with wonderful imaginative artwork featuring an exotic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The charger features a rare salmon-colored background, and the artwork is spectacular! Condition is excellent. Size: 21 inches diameter. Price: $1750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the second side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo of the exotic bird on one side of the vase.
AG-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with fine artwork scenes on either side, and a wonderful green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. One side features a lovely bird with a long and beautiful tail (a quetzal, perhaps), and the other side features a Mexican campesino with a fine serape (sarape) amidst lush foliage. The artwork is excellent! Condition is very good. Size: 8 inches high by 6 inches wide, at the widest point. The mouth of the vase is 4 inches diameter. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the bottle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the Lady's face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the angel at Our Lady's feet. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Side view of the bottle.
AG-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a very fine pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Our Lady is extremely serene and beautiful, and the artwork is excellent. These lidded bottles were used to transport Holy Water from church, to be used in blessing family homes. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide. Price: $425.

 

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. Price: $295 each, or $1000 for the set of four.
Please note, the turquoise bottle, second from the left, has been SOLD! The other three are still available.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Closeup photo of the wonderful animals near the base of the merry-go-round. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Another side-view of the carousel. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Closeup photo of the animals at the top of the carousel. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Another view of the top of the carousel. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Another closeup view of the top. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (father of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. Another side-view of the entire carousel.
AF-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful carousel with happy children and gleeful animals, attributed to the famous Castillo family, and very possibly by Heriberto Castillo (brother of the very famous Alfonso Castillo), Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950-60. This is an incredibly lovely and endearing piece of Mexican vintage folk art! The piece is decorated with bright and vibrant colors. It is truly "alive" with children, animals, and beautiful birds.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished charger with very intricate, hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished charger with very intricate, hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the front of the Tonala burnished charger.
AF-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished charger with very intricate, hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1940's. The charger features wonderful floral designs with graceful deer and a wise old owl at the top. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage fine/folk art! The piece is attributed to the very famous Amado Galvan. Condition is very good. Size: 18 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $575.

 

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 vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware, oval bowl with a wonderful woman of Tehuantepec (a Tehuana) on front and back, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware, oval bowl with a wonderful woman of Tehuantepec (a Tehuana) on front and back, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Closeup of Tehuana figure on one side of bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware, oval bowl with a wonderful woman of Tehuantepec (a Tehuana) on front and back, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Another view of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware, oval bowl with a wonderful woman of Tehuantepec (a Tehuana) on front and back, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Photo of the stamp on the bottom of the bowl, Mexico.
AF-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware, oval bowl with a wonderful woman of Tehuantepec (a Tehuana) on front and back, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. This is the famous Losa Goteada, or "drip-ware", also referred to as Mexican majolica, which was produced in Oaxaca in the 1930-40's. The colors of the glaze are magnificent! The bowl is in very good condition, with no loss of glaze or flaking. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 11 1/2 inches wide by 7 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $625.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a holy-water bottle in the form of Our Lady of Guadalupe, beautifully decorated and with vibrant colors, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a holy-water bottle in the form of Our Lady of Guadalupe, beautifully decorated and with vibrant colors, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of Our Lady of Guadalupe's face. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a holy-water bottle in the form of Our Lady of Guadalupe, beautifully decorated and with vibrant colors, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Side view of the bottle. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a holy-water bottle in the form of Our Lady of Guadalupe, beautifully decorated and with vibrant colors, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the angel at Our Lady's feet.
AF-8: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a holy-water bottle in the form of Our Lady of Guadalupe, beautifully decorated and with vibrant colors, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The face of the Madonna is especially beautiful and serene, and the angelito at her feet is charming! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/4 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully decorated tecomate (round bowl with a small center opening), featuring wonderful and very well-painted scenes of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery tecomate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully decorated tecomate (round bowl with a small center opening), featuring wonderful and very well-painted scenes of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the figure on the front side of the Tlaquepaque pottery tecomate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully decorated tecomate (round bowl with a small center opening), featuring wonderful and very well-painted scenes of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the second side of the Tlaquepaque pottery tecomate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully decorated tecomate (round bowl with a small center opening), featuring wonderful and very well-painted scenes of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the bowl, looking down.
AF-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully decorated tecomate (round bowl with a small center opening), featuring wonderful and very well-painted scenes of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a great piece of Mexican fine/folk art! Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 1/4 inches diameter (at the widest part). Price: $895.

 

AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Main photo. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the front of the saucer. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the dancers on the sides of the cup. AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. Another view of the dancers on the sides of the cup.
AE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tea-cup and saucer with incredibly fine artwork, featuring a lovely Charra, dressed in her China Poblana costume, doing the famous dance, El Jarabe Tapatio, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930. She dances with her handsome Charro, around a wonderful sombrero. This is an excellent and highly collectible piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Both the saucer and the cup are marked on the bottoms, Fabrica Lucano; they were made by some of the finest artists of this period. Condition is very good. Size: the saucer measures 5 inches diameter; the cup measures 3 inches diameter at the top (not including the handle) by 3 inches high. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Main photo of the folk art covered wagon. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. A closer view of the front of the wagon. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of a woman and a devil riding on the back of the wagon. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the wiley snake at the base of the wagon. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Photo showing the top of the covered wagon.
AE-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, pottery covered-wagon pulled by a great white stallion, with four passengers (two women and two devils), and a wiley snake at the base, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 15 1/2 inches wide. Price: $450.

 

Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Main photo of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. A closer photo of the top of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the top of the California vintage tile table. Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the parrot at the center.
AE-4: Vintage California tile and ceramics, a rare and extremely beautiful, tile table with a wonderful parrot in the center and an incredibly fine border, California, c. 1930's. Colors are vibrant, and the condition is very good (near mint). The center tile with the parrot is very probably Claycraft, and the border tiles could also be Claycraft or a neighbor, Gladdis McBean. The table, tiles, and grouting are all original. Size: the top is 23 1/2 inches square by 20 inches high. Price: $4200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Main photo of the three vintage Mexican petatillo pottery tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of one of the tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of another petatillo pottery tile. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the front of another tile. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. Photo showing the signature of the artist on the back of one tile.
AE-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three pottery tiles with wonderful scenes of Mexican village life, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, each signed on the back by Nicolas Lucano (son of the very famous Balbino Lucano), c. 1970's. The artwork on each tile is excellent. The tiles feature fine petatillo backgrounds (a cross-hatching design resembling a Mexican straw mat or petate). Condition of all three is very good. Size: each measures 5 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide. Price: $375 for the set of three.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of a lovely bird on the top of a cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the burro. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the burro and the deer amidst wonderful foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the back side of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the ARIAS stamp on the back of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another full frontal view of the ARIAS pottery charger.
AE-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a charger with a lovely blue background and very fine artwork, featuring a scene of Mexican village life, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It is signed ARIAS on the back, the name of a very famous shop in Tlaquepaque which featured especially fine Mexican folk art and pottery. The scene on the front shows two exotic birds with full feather tails, a wonderful burro and deer, and great Mexican villagers. The artwork is extremely vibrant and crisp.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the tripod bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo shot from above the bowl looking down at the astounding artwork inside the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of two mythical animals inside the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the bottom of the tripod bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup of the artist's signature on the bottom of the bowl.
AE-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very intricate artwork, signed by the famous artist, Antonio Rivera, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The artwork on the inside of the bowl is in the highly imaginative style of Fantasia, or fantasia-ware. Colors are bright and vibrant. This is a discerning collectors dream! Condition is excellent. Size: the bowl is 11 1/2 inches diameter by 3 1/2 inches high. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another side of the two planters. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a lovely bird amidst foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a wonderful burro under a graceful palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another view of a burro under a lovely palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A photo showing the insides of the two planters.
AE-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Condition is very good; it seems they were actually used as planters, but were lovingly cared for. They do not show signs of flaking or melting, and there is no loss of color or glaze. Size: each measures 5 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches diameter at the mouth. Price: $975 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of three square bandera-ware bowls with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the bowls. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of three square bandera-ware bowls with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. A closeup photo of the larger bowl showing a graceful bird amidst foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of three square bandera-ware bowls with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of one of the smaller bowls showing a swimming duck or swan. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of three square bandera-ware bowls with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. A photo of the second of the smaller bowls, showing a graceful bird atop of lovely plant.
AE-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of three square bandera-ware bowls with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. This syle of pottery is called bandera-ware because it incorporates the colors of the Mexican flag, or bandera (red, white, and green). The overall effect is stunning! Condition is very good. Size: the larger bowl is 8 3/4 inches square; the two smaller bowls each measure 6 1/4 inches square. Price: $225 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter with a lovely green background and excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque oval charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter with a lovely green background and excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of a Mexican campesino and his pack-burros. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter with a lovely green background and excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the campesino and his burros. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter with a lovely green background and excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one end of the charger showing the lovely handle.
AE-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter with a lovely green background and excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It is decorated with a lovely and very endearing scene of Mexican village life. Condition is excellent. Size: 17 inches wide (not including the handles) by 13 3/4 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia plate decorated with two lovely peacocks, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia plate decorated with two lovely peacocks, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the two peacocks.
AD-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia plate decorated with two lovely peacocks, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The color combination makes this piece a real eye-catcher. The artwork is excellent and the effect very royal.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Side-view of the couple. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Photo of the clothing near the bottom of the statues. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Side view of the couple's faces. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Photo showing the back side of the figures. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. Closeup photo of the back side of the figures.
AD-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery statues, a man and woman, from Guerrero, c. 1970's. The wonderful floral patterns of the clothing of both statues, along with the unique and fine form, make this pair a folk art collector's dream. Condition is excellent. Size: the woman is 16 inches high by 6 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back); the man is 16 inches high by 5 inches wide by 4 3/4 inches deep. Price: $550 for the pair.
Please note, the figure of the woman on the left has been SOLD! The figure of the man with the crown on the right is still available. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life candleholder with very beautiful decorations, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life candleholder with very beautiful decorations, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of the birds decorating the tree.
AD-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life candleholder with very beautiful decorations, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's. The tree-of-life features very beautiful and graceful birds, and wonderful floral elements. It is extremely elegant and colorful. Condition is excellent. Size: 12 inches high by 9 inches wide (5 inches diameter across the circular base). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's.  Photo showing the top of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's.  Photo of the artwork on the side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's.  Another photo showing the artwork on the side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's.  Photo showing the maker's stamp on the bottom of the vase.
AD-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery vase with pre-Columbian designs (e.g., Mitla, Oaxaca), signed on the bottom with the stamp of the famous Ladislao Ortega, Tonala, 1950's. The geometric artwork on the flatware vase is exquisite. This is a treasure by a very famous and well-collected artist.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a magnificent and extremely large charger featuring the Mexican national symbol, an eagle with snake in mouth and two Mexican flags, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a magnificent and extremely large charger featuring the Mexican national symbol, an eagle with snake in mouth and two Mexican flags, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the eagle on the front of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a magnificent and extremely large charger featuring the Mexican national symbol, an eagle with snake in mouth and two Mexican flags, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo showing the back side of the charger.
AD-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a magnificent and extremely large charger featuring the Mexican national symbol, an eagle with snake in mouth and two Mexican flags, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is spectacular! This treasure of Mexican fine/folk art is museum quality. The pale-green background wonderfully complements the scene. Condition is excellent. Size: 26 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Closeup photo of the riders. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Another photo of the riders. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Another view of the riders and their mounts. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Photo showing the brightly decorated top of the carousel.
AD-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very whimsical, pottery merry-go-round with eight happy riders mounted on bulls, a giraffe, and horses, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by a true master! Medrano worked making clay sewer/water pipes, but used his free-time to fashion wonderful pottery toys for his grandchildren. Soon, everyone in Santa Cruz, and then from the entire world, wanted to buy his pottery toys! The rest is history.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with fantastic artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstetched wings and wonderful floral designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with fantastic artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstetched wings and wonderful floral designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird on the front of the Tonala burnished charger.
AD-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with fantastic artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstetched wings and wonderful floral designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bird stands out against a pale salmon background. The overall effect is incredible!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the jar, looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo of the side of the jar.
AD-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery jar with a beautiful patina and Aztec-type geometric designs, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a piece for the discerning collector of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/4 inches high by 6 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life with exquisite painted decorations and beautiful colors, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo of Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life with exquisite painted decorations and beautiful colors, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo of Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the part of the tree.
AD-15: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life with exquisite painted decorations and beautiful colors, attributed to the famous Heriberto Castillo of Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1950's. The tree features very lovely and endearing birdies. The pale-green background is stunning! Condition is excellent. Size: 12 3/4 inches high by 8 3/4 inches wide. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a charger with a beautiful blue background, and very fine and imaginative artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a charger with a beautiful blue background, and very fine and imaginative artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo of the back side of the charger.
AD-16: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a charger with a beautiful blue background, and very fine and imaginative artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The charger features a lovely bird with outstretched and graceful wings. This type of very imaginative artwork graced chargers which were sold as tourist items from the 1930's to the 1960's in Tonala and Tlaquepaque. Many were shipped north to the cities near the Mexican/U.S. border for sale to American tourists who flooded cities like Ciudad Juarez and Tijuana. Condition of this charger is excellent. Size: 12 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful tree-of-life very possibly by the famous artist, Aurelio Flores or a member of his family, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful tree-of-life very possibly by the famous artist, Aurelio Flores or a member of his family, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of two birds near the base of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful tree-of-life very possibly by the famous artist, Aurelio Flores or a member of his family, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the top of the tree.
AD-17: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful tree-of-life very possibly by the famous artist, Aurelio Flores or a member of his family, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. The tree-of-life is beautifully painted and decorated. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/4 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide. The circular base is 4 inches diameter. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware rectangular baking dish, with beautiful artwork, c. 1930's. The dish features a graceful bird amidst lovely foliage and flowers. Main photo of the bandera-ware dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware rectangular baking dish, with beautiful artwork, c. 1930's. The dish features a graceful bird amidst lovely foliage and flowers. Photo of the bottom of the bandera-ware dish, showing the stamp, MEXICO. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware rectangular baking dish, with beautiful artwork, c. 1930's. The dish features a graceful bird amidst lovely foliage and flowers. Closeup photo of the beautiful bird on the front of the bandera-ware dish.
AC-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware rectangular baking dish, with beautiful artwork, c. 1930's. The dish features a graceful bird amidst lovely foliage and flowers. The floral border is wonderful. This type of pottery is called bandera-ware because it incorporates the three colors of the Mexican flag (bandera, in Spanish). Typically, bandera-ware is in the form of circular plates or chargers; this is a unique shape.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo showing all four green Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery plates. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. A closeup photo showing the first of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque plates. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. A closeup photo of the second plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. A closeup photo of the front of the third plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. A photo of the front of the fourth plate.
AC-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four Tlaquepaque plates, all with beautiful pale-green backgrounds and exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tree-of-life, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tree-of-life, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the bird at the base of the piece. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tree-of-life, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the Mexican pottery tree-of-life attributed to Heriberto Castillo.
AC-4: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tree-of-life, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life is beautifully decorated and painted, and has a wonderful, soft patina. It features lovely flowers and charming birds.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a figure of a very patriotic dog or imaginary "nagual", in the colors of the Mexican flag, possibly by the famous Cadelario Medrano or one of his contemporaries, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1960-70's. Main photo of the Medrano-type dog or nagual. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a figure of a very patriotic dog or imaginary "nagual", in the colors of the Mexican flag, possibly by the famous Cadelario Medrano or one of his contemporaries, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1960-70's. A frontal view of the Medrano-type dog or nagual. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a figure of a very patriotic dog or imaginary "nagual", in the colors of the Mexican flag, possibly by the famous Cadelario Medrano or one of his contemporaries, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1960-70's. A side-view of the Medrano pottery dog or nagual.
AC-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a figure of a very patriotic dog or imaginary "nagual", in the colors of the Mexican flag, possibly by the famous Candelario Medrano or one of his contemporaries, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1960-70's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 10 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pitcher with exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pitcher with exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. Photo of the second side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pitcher with exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. Photo showing the wonderful floral designs of the edge with the handle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pitcher with exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. Photo showing the beautiful birds and flowers on the second edge of the pitcher.
AC-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pitcher with exquisite artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. This is a fabulous piece of Mexican vintage pottery, and a discerning collector's dream! The artwork features graceful birds and wonderful floral designs, set against a pale-blue background glaze that resembles the wash of a watercolor painting. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches high by 7 inches long, including the handle, by 3 3/4 inches wide. Price: $1950.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger with excellent artwork, featuring a fantastic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger with excellent artwork, featuring a fantastic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the fantastic bird and floral designs on the front of the Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger with excellent artwork, featuring a fantastic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the Tonala charger.
AC-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger with excellent artwork, featuring a fantastic bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery. The artwork is very fine and detailed. The overall effect of the piece is spectacular. Condition is excellent. Size: 18 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Photo of the bottom of the tecomate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Another side of the tecomate.
AB-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware tecomate (spherical bowl) with excellent artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1935. Scenes on the tecomate feature a Mexican campesino with his pottery-wares, amidst lovely cacti. The black glaze is beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the late, famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, c. 1960. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the late, famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, c. 1960. Closeup photo of the base of the tree, showing the lovely bird. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the late, famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, c. 1960. Photo of the back side of the tree-of-life.
AB-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a tree-of-life from Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, attributed to Heriberto Castillo, father of the late, famous artist, Alfonso Castillo, c. 1960. The artwork and the colors are beautiful. The tree-of-life features lovely little birds, and beautiful flowers.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an oval platter with a pale-green background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the front of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an oval platter with a pale-green background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene of the Mexican campesino and his burro on the front of the platter.
AB-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an oval platter with a pale-green background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The scene on the platter features a Mexican campesino with his trusty burro and faithful doggie. It is very endearing and wonderful, and very well painted!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Main photo of the piggy-bank. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Another view of the pig. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Closeup photo of the artwork on the back of the pig. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Another closeup photo of the artwork on the pig. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Another closeup of the artwork on the back of the pig, showing the Cathedral in Guadalajara. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. A view of the head of the pig. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. Another view of the back of the pig.
AB-6: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with exquisite artwork and a petatillo background (a very fine hatch-work pattern, resembling a Mexican straw-woven mat or petate, in Spanish), Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 2004. The artist is Santos Lucano, who died in 2007. He is the son of the famous, late artist, Balbino Lucano. The artwork completely covers the piggy and features scenes of the stately Cathedral of Guadalajara, and Mexican campesinos with their burros in beautiful village scenes. It is spectacular!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very stunning black-ware tile with a wonderful scene of a campesino and his trusty burro, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo.
ZZ-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely black-ware tile with a wonderful scene of a campesino and his trusty burro, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this tile is especially crisp and fine. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/2 inches by 5 1/2 inches. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the eagle on the front of the fantasia plate.
ZZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia-ware plate with an incredible scene of a flying eagle, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a very fine example of the best in Mexican losa fantasia, or fantasia-ware. The artwork is simply spectacular! Condition is excellent. Size: 11 inches diameter. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the bottom of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Photo showing the side of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the artwork inside of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Another view of the artwork inside of the bowl, consisting of lovely leaves and birds. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. Another view of the artwork on the inside of the bowl.
ZZ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tri-pod bowl with beautiful and very fine artwork, from Guerrero, c. 1940's. The bowl is very possibly from the village of Tolimon or Amayaltepec, Guerrero. It is a wonderful piece of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches diameter by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a scene on one side of the vase showing a campesino snoozing under a lovely cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a burro on another side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing another campesino on the side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp on the bottom of the petatillo vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the vase looking down.
ZZ-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a very unique and beautiful shape, and the artwork is excellent. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 inches high by 5 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pitcher in the form of a graceful swan and decorated on the sides with wonderful painted wings, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the swan-shaped pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pitcher in the form of a graceful swan and decorated on the sides with wonderful painted wings, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another angle of the swan-shaped bowl.
ZZ-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pitcher in the form of a graceful swan and decorated on the sides with wonderful painted wings, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The piece is decorated with strong, simple strokes of color; the simplicity of the artwork is very beautiful. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 inches long (front to back) including the handle by 3 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches high (4 1/2 inches high including the handle). Price: $125.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, lidded casseroles in the form of nesting turkeys, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, lidded casseroles in the form of nesting turkeys, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the larger casserole, a nesting blackware turkey. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, lidded casseroles in the form of nesting turkeys, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A photo of the smaller turkey casserole.
ZZ-8 and ZZ-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, lidded casseroles in the form of nesting turkeys, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Here are two really fine examples of vintage Mexican folk-art! The artwork on each is very fine and beautiful, especially the hand-painted decorations on the wings of both birds. Condition of each is excellent. Size: the larger casserole measures 12 1/2 inches long (front to back) by 7 1/2 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide. The smaller casserole is 6 inches long by 4 3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide (including the handles). Price: the larger casserole is $300; the smaller casserole is $195. Buy both for $470.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with excellent artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with excellent artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird's head on the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with excellent artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the lovely bird with outstretched wings on the Tonala burnished charger.
ZZ-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished charger with excellent artwork, featuring a lovely bird with outstretched wings, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a stunningly beautiful piece, and a great example of the fine burnished pottery produced in Tonala during this period! Condition is excellent. Size: 19 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery church with a white slip and beautiful painted decorations, attributed to the famous folk-artist, Heron Martinez, during his white period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Main photo of the front of the Heron Martinez church. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery church with a white slip and beautiful painted decorations, attributed to the famous folk-artist, Heron Martinez, during his white period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Another view, shot from above the Heron Martinez pottery church. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery church with a white slip and beautiful painted decorations, attributed to the famous folk-artist, Heron Martinez, during his white period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. Photo of the back of the Heron Martinez pottery, folk-art church.
ZZ-15: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery church with a white slip and beautiful painted decorations, attributed to the famous folk-artist, Heron Martinez, during his white period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1960's. The simple decoration of the church resembles the painted churches of the highlands of Puebla. This is a very beautiful piece of vintage Mexican folk-art. Condition is excellent. Size: 12 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide by 9 inches deep (front to back). Price: $375..

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Main photo of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Photo shot from above the vase looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Photo showing the bottom of the vase with its mark. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. Another side-view of the vase.
YY-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware vase (losa gotiada) from Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This pottery is also referred to as "Mexican Majolica", and was produced in Oaxaca until about 1940. This vase features a very elegant and graceful shape, and wonderful colors. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/16 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide at the widest part by 5 inches deep (front to back) at the base. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Main photo of the bull-ring. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Closeup photo of the matador and the fierce bull. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Photo of the musicians at the rear of the ring. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Photo showing the cheering fans. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Another view of the ring.
YY-2: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bull-ring, complete with matador, fierce bull, and cheering fans, signed JJRM (Juan Jose Ramos Medrano, the grandson of the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de Las Huertas, Jalisco), c. 1980. Twenty-two cheering fans are watching the bull-fight, as a band of six musicians plays on! This is a fantastic piece of Mexican folk-art by a great master, Juan Jose Ramos Medrano. Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 14 1/4 inches wide at the widest part. The actual bull-ring measures 10 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $850.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very lovely chargers, with incredibly fine artwork, from Oaxaca, c. 1930. Main photo of the Oaxaca chargers. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very lovely chargers, with incredibly fine artwork, from Oaxaca, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the chargers. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very lovely chargers, with incredibly fine artwork, from Oaxaca, c. 1930. Photo of the back side of one charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very lovely chargers, with incredibly fine artwork, from Oaxaca, c. 1930. Closeup view of the artwork on the front of the chargers.
YY-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very lovely chargers, with incredibly fine artwork, from Oaxaca, c. 1930. The artwork is espcially fine, featuring a wonderful hummingbird sitting atop three roses, surrounded by what looks like a necklace of jewels. These are done in a style and with a glaze that was used in Oaxaca from c. 1900-1930. Condition of each is excellent. Size: each charger measures 11 1/2 inches diameter. They can be bought individually, or as a pair. Price: $350 each, or $600 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the piggy-bank. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo showing the matador and bull on the back of the piggy-bank. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the face of the piggy.
YY-5: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful piggy-bank with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The piggy-bank features a fantastic scene of a matador fighting a fierce bull. This is very well painted and highly unique! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/2 inches long by 3 3/4 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tonala or Tlaquepaque lidded bowl with handles, probably meant as a tortilla warmer, with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the lidded bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tonala or Tlaquepaque lidded bowl with handles, probably meant as a tortilla warmer, with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the top of the lid. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tonala or Tlaquepaque lidded bowl with handles, probably meant as a tortilla warmer, with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side of the bowl.
YY-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tonala or Tlaquepaque lidded bowl with handles, probably meant as a tortilla warmer, with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is on the sides of the bowl, and on the top of the lid; it is very crisp and fine! It features a campesino with his basket, a wonderful burro, and a lovely woman carrying fruit in a basket and accompanied by her loyal doggie. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/2 inches diameter by 4 1/2 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Closeup photo of the bottom part of the apartment building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Photo of the top part of the building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. A side view of the building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers on the roof and on two of the floors. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. A photo of the back side of the apartment building.
YY-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a five-story apartment building filled with happy people, doves, and lovely beds of flowers. This is the heart and soul of Mexican folk art! It is signed on the back, JJRM (the grandson of the great Candelario Medrano), Santa Cruz de las Huertas, c. 1970. Condition is excellent. Size: 20 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide by 4 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $850.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the globe. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side of the globe vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side view of the globe vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo shot from above the vase looking down on the mouth. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view from above the globe vase.
YY-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and extremely beautiful burnished globe or vase, with extremely fine and graceful floral artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The wonderful form and exquisite artwork on this very large globe make this a very unique treasure of Mexican popular art!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger, decorated with a magnificant bird and wonderful floral designs, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger, decorated with a magnificant bird and wonderful floral designs, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird on the front. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger, decorated with a magnificant bird and wonderful floral designs, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the back side of the charger.
XX-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger, decorated with a magnificant bird and wonderful floral designs, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is highly imaginative and very colorful.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Galvan dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the lovely deer in the center of the art-work. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the bottom of the Galvan dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the bottom of the dish showing Galvan's signature. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A side-view of the Galvan dish.
XX-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful Tonala burnished pottery bowl with excellent artwork, signed on the bottom by the famous Tonala artist, Amado Galvan, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. This is Mexican vintage burnished pottery at its very finest. The artwork is very precise and spectacular! The bowl has four loop-handles around the outside, and it sits on a circular base. Condition is very good; the inside of the bowl, where all of the artwork is situated, is in excellent condition.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Main photo of the masks. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of one of the masks. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the second mask. Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. Photo of the back side of the two masks.
XX-4: Mexican vintage pottery, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pair of wonderful pottery masks from Amayaltepec, Guerrero, c. 1950's. The artwork decorating the masks is excellent, and the overall effect is very striking. Both masks are in very good condition. Size: each mask measures 8 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. Price: $275 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of one part of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of one side of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of one part of the dish, with the holder for the cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the dish and cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. View of the back of the entire plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the bottom of the plate.
XX-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-ware dish shaped like two leaves, and with room for one cup, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork on the Tlaquepaque pottery dish and cup is spectacular and very fine! This is very possibly the early work of the famous Balbino Lucano, or his equally famous brother, Tomas. Condition is very good. Size: the dish measures 11 1/2 inches diagonally by 10 inches wide at the widest part. The lovely cup is 3 inches high by 3 1/2 inches diameter across the mouth, not including the wonderful handle. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very beautiful hectagonal earthen-ware plates with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very beautiful hectagonal earthen-ware plates with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the scene on one of the plates. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very beautiful hectagonal earthen-ware plates with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the scene on the second plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very beautiful hectagonal earthen-ware plates with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp of the Arias shop of Tlaquepaque.
XX-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of very beautiful hectagonal earthen-ware plates with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The plates feature wonderful scenes of rural life in Mexico in that period. Condition is very good. Size: each plate is 9 1/2 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $350 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Closeup of the scene on the front of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Another closeup of the scene on the front of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Photo of the back side of the platter.
XX-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely oval charger with a wonderful scene of a family near Lake Patzcuaro, in the traditional style of the village of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The border of the oval platter is wonderfully executed. This is a great piece of Tzintzuntzan pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/2 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Photo of the top part of the Flores tree-of-life.
WW-1: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful tree-of-life by the famous folk-artist, Aurilio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940-50's. The tree features a very wonderful and stately Archangel Gabriel near the base, with beautiful flowers, birds, and decorations. Condition is very good; some of the brightly painted decorations have faded a bit with time, giving this tree a wonderful and more soft patina. Size: 24 inches high by 16 inches wide (at widest part) by 7 inches diameter across the circular base. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque plate with the lovely maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the lovely maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Another view of the maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of the artist's stamp on the back of the plate.
WW-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an octagonal pottery plate featuring a dashingly lovely Mexican maiden, very finely painted, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is exceptionally fine, indicative of one of the finest artists of Tonala and Tlaquepaque at that time. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches high by 9 3/4 inches wide. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful lidded casserole in the shape of a nesting hen, with a very fine pale-green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the nesting hen casserole. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful lidded casserole in the shape of a nesting hen, with a very fine pale-green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo shot from above the casserole, looking down at the top. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful lidded casserole in the shape of a nesting hen, with a very fine pale-green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the casserole with the lid lying next to the open bowl.
VV-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful lidded casserole in the shape of a nesting hen, with a very fine pale-green background, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The hen is beautifully formed and decorated. Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches long by 7 inches high by 6 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning, pottery bird from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery bird. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning, pottery bird from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. Photo of the back side of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery bird. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning, pottery bird from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. Another full view of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque Mexican pottery bird.
VV-5: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunning, pottery bird from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The bird is beautifully decorated with vibrant and wonderful colors. This is a magnificent example of vintage Mexican folk-art! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide (the circular base is 3 1/4 inches diameter across). Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the rooster looking down. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A side-view of the vintage pottery rooster. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view from above the piece, looking down.
VV-7: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very unique and beautiful blackware rooster with wonderful hand-painted decorations and feathers, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This is a fantastic piece of vintage Mexican folk-art! The rooster seems full-of-life and ready to begin crowing for the new day! Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/4 inches high by 11 1/2 inches long (front to back) by 7 1/2 inches wide at the wings. Price: $850.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup of dog on front of plate.
VV-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Condition is very good; there are two very minor rough edges on the rim, apparently from the original firing process. These are almost invisible. Size: 13 inches wide. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a fantastic tree-of-life featuring a whimsical and very dear bunny, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a fantastic tree-of-life featuring a whimsical and very dear bunny, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the bunny near the base of the tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a fantastic tree-of-life featuring a whimsical and very dear bunny, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. A photo of the top part of the tree.
UU-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a fantastic tree-of-life featuring a whimsical and very dear bunny, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree is very colorfully decorated. Trees-of-life in Mexico pre-date the arrival of the Spanish, and were given as gifts to a newly married couple as a symbol and a prayer for fertility. They became very popular with folk-art collectors in the 20th century. This tree-of-life is in very good condition.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Photo showing the pair of trees-of-life. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Front view of the tree featuring the lovely Mexican maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the maiden near the base of one tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Front view of the tree-of-life featuring the dashing Mexican caballero. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the Mexican caballero near the base of one tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Photo showing the back sides of the pair of trees-of-life. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. Closeup photo of the artist's signature on the back of one tree.
UU-15: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pair of trees-of-like, signed by the late, famous folk-artist, Alfonso Castillo, of Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1990's. One tree features a Mexican caballero, and the other a beautiful Mexican maiden. Pottey figures and trees-of-life by Alfonso Castillo are in museums and galleries around the world! The art-work decorating these trees is detailed and exquisite. Condition is excellent. Size: Each tree measures 8 1/4 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide (at the widest part). Price: $550 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful tree-of-life featuring a lovely little bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950-60's. Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful tree-of-life featuring a lovely little bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950-60's. Closeup photo of the wonderful bird near the base of the tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful tree-of-life featuring a lovely little bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950-60's. Closeup photo of the top half of the tree-of-life.
UU-16: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful tree-of-life featuring a lovely little bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950-60's. This tree-of-life is extremely well-painted, with bright colors and decorations. Condition is very good.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a blue background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a blue background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the rural scene on the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a blue background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup of the front. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a blue background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the campesino on the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque vintage pottery charger.
UU-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a blue background and very fine artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The blue background has a wonderful translucent quality and variences in shading, resembling a water-color painting. The scene is incredibly endearing, and the colors of the artwork are bright and vibrant. Condition is very good. Size: 14 1/2 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Main photo of the set. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the priest with the bride and groom. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the two altar-boys. UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. Photo of the wedding guests.
UU-3: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful and whimsical wedding scene filled with beautifully crafted pottery figures, by the very famous folk-artist, Josephina Aguilar of Acatlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The set is composed of nine pottery figures, each beautifully formed and decorated. There is a priest and two altar-boys, the bride and groom, the best-man and woman, and two guests. Condition is excellent. Size: size varies slightly, but each figure is about 4 inches high by 1 3/4 inches wide. Price: $475 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo of the city bus. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo of the side of the car or bus with the signature of Medrano, the artist. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo shot from the back showing passengers. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Another side view of the bus.
UU-4: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery city bus filled with happy passengers, signed on the side of the bus by the famous, late folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. The bus has great character and the style of the 1950's. Medrano started his life as a maker of pottery children's toys, however he found that grown-ups loved his toys and recognized them as great and very collectible folk-art. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/2 inches long by 5 1/4 inches wide by 6 inches high. Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of candleholders, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery candle-holders. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of candleholders, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the scene on one of the candleholders. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of candleholders, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the second Tlaquepaque candleholder.
UU-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of candleholders, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The candleholders have a lovely background color and very fine and crisp artwork. Condition is excellent. Size: the holders are 2 1/2 inches high by 3 3/4 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, whimsical mermaid, signed by the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960. Main photo of the Medrano pottery mermaid. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, whimsical mermaid, signed by the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960. A photo of the face of the Medrano folk-art mermaid. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, whimsical mermaid, signed by the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960. Another view of the Mexican folk-art, Medrano mermaid. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, whimsical mermaid, signed by the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960. Another shot of the Medrano Mexican folk-art mermaid.
UU-9: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful, whimsical mermaid, signed by the famous folk-artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960. This is an incredible piece of Mexican vintage folk-art by a truly great folk-artist!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the lid of the box with a graceful bird. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of one side of the box with a Mexican campesino. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of another side of the box. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of another side of the box with a lovely flower.
UU-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery, lidded keep-sake box with very fine artwork on the top and sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. This is a very rare and highly collectible piece of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/4 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches high by 2 3/4 inches deep (front to back). The box is marked on the bottom, "MADE IN MEXICO."
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of the caballero's face. Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Photo of the back of the pottery statue.
UU-12: Mexican vintage folk-art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery statue of a Mexican caballero with a sarape gracefully draped over his shoulder and wearing a wonderful striped suit, attributed to the great folk-artist, Senora Pena of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Pieces of folk-art pottery by Sra. Pena are in the collection in the museum at Tzintzuntzan. Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $425.

 

TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished pottery water-jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one side of the jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the decrations on the side of the Tonala burnished pottery jar. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the Tonala jar, looking down. TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's.TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup view of one side of the Tonala jar.
TT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished jar from Tonala Jalisco, c. 1930's. The water-jar is very finely painted and has the very wonderful "starry-night" effect. Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches diameter at the widest point. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of people riding in the back of the truck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo shot from above the truck.
TT-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. This is a wonderful and very collectible piece of vintage Mexican folk-art, by a true master. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches long by 8 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Main photo of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup of the scene on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Another closeup of the scenes on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Photo of the back side of the petatillo charger from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the petatillo charger from Tonala.
TT-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. The petatillo charger features two rural scenes and is a wonderful example of Mexican vintage folk art and pottery. The wonderful border of the plate is simply exquisite! Condition is excellent. Size: 16 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1250.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Photo showing the base with the sweet faces. Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. Photo showing the floral designs on the side.
TT-13: Mexican vintage pottery and cermics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery candleholder from Santa Maria Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1960. The base is decorated with four very sweet faces, and the candleholder is decorated with beautiful floral designs. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by c. 6 3/4 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely lidded jar from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork, featuring a rural Mexican scene, is extremely crisp and fine. Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery lidded jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely lidded jar from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork, featuring a rural Mexican scene, is extremely crisp and fine. Another view of the lidded jar.
TT-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely lidded jar from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork, featuring a rural Mexican scene, is extremely crisp and fine. Condition is excellent. Size: 3 1/4 inches high by 3 inches diameter, not including handles. Price: $155.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. Another side-view of the Talavera lidded bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. View of the bottom of the Talavera bowl with the Uriarte mark.
TT-15: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded Talavera dish from Puebla, bearing the mark of the Uriarte fabrica, c. 1960's. This piece is extremely well-formed and painted; it is simply beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 4 1/2 inches high including the lid by 3 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Closeup photo of the scene on the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage.  Photo showing the back side of the Tonala pottery charger.
SS-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with a pale-blue background and excellent artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The oval-shaped charger features scenes of Mexican rural life, set amidst lovely plants and foliage. A Mexican campesino is aiming his rifle at two deer, in hopes of obtaining a tasty dinner for himself and his family. This is fantastic Mexican folk-art. Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches high by 22 1/4 inches wide. Price: $1750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful black-ware oval charger with exquisite artwork featuring a dashing Mexican charro with his sarape and water jar, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the front of the Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful black-ware oval charger with exquisite artwork featuring a dashing Mexican charro with his sarape and water jar, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the charro on the Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful black-ware oval charger with exquisite artwork featuring a dashing Mexican charro with his sarape and water jar, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo of the back side of the Tonala pottery charger.
SS-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful black-ware oval charger with exquisite artwork featuring a dashing Mexican charro with his sarape and water jar, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The artist shows incredible mastery of colors and glazes, achieving a beautiful blending of colors that resembles a water-color. This is great Mexican vintage pottery and folk-art! Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/4 inches wide by 12 inches high. Price: $725.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful fantasia-ware bowl with incredibly fine art-work, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The bowl is decorated with graceful birds in flight; it is extremely fanciful and unique! Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery fantasia bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful fantasia-ware bowl with incredibly fine art-work, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The bowl is decorated with graceful birds in flight; it is extremely fanciful and unique! Another view of the side of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery fantasia bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful fantasia-ware bowl with incredibly fine art-work, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The bowl is decorated with graceful birds in flight; it is extremely fanciful and unique! View of the bottom of the fantasia bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful fantasia-ware bowl with incredibly fine art-work, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The bowl is decorated with graceful birds in flight; it is extremely fanciful and unique! View of the inside of the Tonala pottery fantasia bowl.
SS-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful fantasia-ware bowl with incredibly fine art-work, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The bowl is decorated with graceful birds in flight; it is extremely fanciful and unique!
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful 2-story apartment building with people playing and socializing, attributed to the late, great Candelario Medrano, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Medrano apartment. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful 2-story apartment building with people playing and socializing, attributed to the late, great Candelario Medrano, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of the Medrano apartment. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful 2-story apartment building with people playing and socializing, attributed to the late, great Candelario Medrano, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Another closeup photo of the people inside the Medrano apartment. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful 2-story apartment building with people playing and socializing, attributed to the late, great Candelario Medrano, Jalisco, c. 1960's. A photo of people on the roof of the Medrano apartment.
RR-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful 2-story apartment building with people playing and socializing, attributed to the late, great Candelario Medrano, Jalisco, c. 1960's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk-art by one of the great folk-artists in the history of Mexico! The colors are vibrant, and the piece is full of life. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 inches wide by 4 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $300.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a bright blue car or taxi, filled with happy passengers, attributed to the great folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Medrano car. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a bright blue car or taxi, filled with happy passengers, attributed to the great folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Jalisco, c. 1960's. Another view of the Medrano pottery car. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a bright blue car or taxi, filled with happy passengers, attributed to the great folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Jalisco, c. 1960's. A closeup photo of the side of the car. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a bright blue car or taxi, filled with happy passengers, attributed to the great folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Jalisco, c. 1960's. A photo of the people on top of the Medrano car.
RR-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a bright blue car or taxi, filled with happy passengers, attributed to the great folk-artist, Candelario Medrano of Jalisco, c. 1960's. This is a wonderful example of the folk-art by this very famous, late folk-artist from Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco. Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/4 inches long by 5 1/2 inches high by 5 1/4 inches wide. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Talavera plate with exquisite artwork, Puebla, c. 1950's. The artwork features a beautiful bird amidst plants and flowers. Main photo of the Talavera plate from Puebla. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Talavera plate with exquisite artwork, Puebla, c. 1950's. The artwork features a beautiful bird amidst plants and flowers. Closeup photo of the artwork on the Talavera pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Talavera plate with exquisite artwork, Puebla, c. 1950's. The artwork features a beautiful bird amidst plants and flowers. Photo of the back side of the Talavera Mexican pottery plate from Puebla. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Talavera plate with exquisite artwork, Puebla, c. 1950's. The artwork features a beautiful bird amidst plants and flowers. Closeup of the artist's signature on the back of the Talavera Mexican ceramic plate from Puebla.
RR-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Talavera plate with exquisite artwork, Puebla, c. 1950's. The artwork features a beautiful bird amidst plants and flowers. The painting is crisp and very intricate. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 3/4 inches wide handle to handle (11 1/4 inches diameter, not including handles).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful rectangular, black-ware dish with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque Mexican pottery dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful rectangular, black-ware dish with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the scene on the front of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful rectangular, black-ware dish with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the back side of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque Mexican pottery dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful rectangular, black-ware dish with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Side view of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque Mexican pottery dish.
RR-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful rectangular, black-ware dish with very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The scene on the black-ware dish features a woman on a burro, accompanied by a man walking with his staff. Some think that this particular scene (which can also sometimes be found on plates or chargers from this period) represents the Virgin Mary and St. Joseph on their journey to Bethlehem and the birth of Jesus. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery and folk-art. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/4 inches long by 10 1/4 inches wide by 2 1/16 inches high or deep.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. Main photo of the Tonala burnished candle-holder. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. Closeup photo of the base. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. Another view of the entire Tonala candleholder. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. Photo of the bottom of the piece, showing the artist's signature. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. Another closeup photo of the base of the Tonala candle-holder.
QQ-16: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished candle-holder, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. The artwork on the candle-holder is extremely fine and beautiful. It is signed on the bottom, "Solis." The Solis family of Tonala is very well-known, especially for their lovely burnished banks in the shape of a human head and face. Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/4 inches high by 5 1/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a hexagonal, blue-background plate with lovely artwork and a whimsical rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The plate has the stamp of the famous Arias Shop of Tlaquepaque on the back. Main photo of the Mexican Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a hexagonal, blue-background plate with lovely artwork and a whimsical rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The plate has the stamp of the famous Arias Shop of Tlaquepaque on the back. Photo of the back of the Mexican Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a hexagonal, blue-background plate with lovely artwork and a whimsical rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The plate has the stamp of the famous Arias Shop of Tlaquepaque on the back. Another photo of the back of the plate.
QQ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a hexagonal, blue-background plate with lovely artwork and a whimsical rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The plate has the stamp of the famous Arias Shop of Tlaquepaque on the back. The plate is in very good condition; the glaze is a bit uneven from the time of the original firing, but the plate is otherwise in excellent condition. Size: 8 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Main photo of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Closeup photo of the capesino on the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Another closeup photo of the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Another view of the front of the Mexican vintage pottery charger.
QQ-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery charger with a rare lime-green background and wonderfully beautiful artwork, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The charger features a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life. Condition is excellent. Size: 18 inches diameter. Price: $2200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup of the pelican on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Photo of the back side of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the plate.
PP-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. The artwork on this piece is excellent. This style of Mexican pottery is called bandera-ware because it features the colors of the Mexican flag (bandera, in Spanish), red, green, and white. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia rectangular baking dish with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia rectangular baking dish with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the front of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia rectangular baking dish with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo of the back side of the Tlaquepaque fantasia dish.
PP-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia rectangular baking dish with wonderful butterflies, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork and the choice of colors make this piece outstanding. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/2 inches long by 6 3/4 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches high or deep. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful bank in the form of a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1940's. The woman's face is very serene and beautiful, and the doll-bank has great patina. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful bank in the form of a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1940's. The woman's face is very serene and beautiful, and the doll-bank has great patina. Another angle of the folk-art, pottery bank. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful bank in the form of a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1940's. The woman's face is very serene and beautiful, and the doll-bank has great patina. Photo of the back of the bank. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful bank in the form of a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1940's. The woman's face is very serene and beautiful, and the doll-bank has great patina. Closeup of the woman's face.
OO-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful bank in the form of a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1940's. The woman's face is very serene and beautiful, and the doll-bank has great patina. The piece is typical of vintage pottery from the state of Michoacan. Condition is very good given its age. This is a wonderful piece of vintage Mexican folk-art! Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $300.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware bowl with a tri-pod base, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bowl has a very graceful and beautiful form, and the artwork on the bowl is very sharp and intricate. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware bowl with a tri-pod base, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bowl has a very graceful and beautiful form, and the artwork on the bowl is very sharp and intricate. Side-view of the Tlaquepaque pottery bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware bowl with a tri-pod base, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bowl has a very graceful and beautiful form, and the artwork on the bowl is very sharp and intricate. Photo showing the feet of the Tlaquepaque pottery bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware bowl with a tri-pod base, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bowl has a very graceful and beautiful form, and the artwork on the bowl is very sharp and intricate. Closeup photo of the main scene decorating the Tlaquepaque pottery bowl.
OO-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware bowl with a tri-pod base, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The bowl has a very graceful and beautiful form, and the artwork on the bowl is very sharp and intricate. The central design is a wonderful celebration of Mexican rural life featuring a Mexican campesino and his trusty burro, amidst lovely plants and foliage. Condition is excellent. Size: 12 1/4 inches diameter by 4 inches high including the three feet.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Petatillo pitcher and cups, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Another view of the petatillo pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A view of another side of the petatillo pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. A photo showing the six petatillo cups.
OO-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw-mat or petate in Spanish) pulque pitcher, decorated with wonderful animals and foliage and with 6 finely decorated petatillo cups, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork on both the pulque pitcher and cups is very intricate and spectacular! Condition is very good. Size: the pulque pitcher is 10 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide at the widest part and not including the handle. The cups are each 2 1/4 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a lovely pottery figurine depicting a lovely woman with a basketl, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman's face is incredibly beautiful. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery maiden. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a lovely pottery figurine depicting a lovely woman with a basketl, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman's face is incredibly beautiful. Closeup of the maiden's face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a lovely pottery figurine depicting a lovely woman with a basketl, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman's face is incredibly beautiful. Photo of the back side of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery maiden with basket. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a lovely pottery figurine depicting a lovely woman with a basketl, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman's face is incredibly beautiful. Closeup photo of the Tlaquepaque maiden's feet beneath her lovely dress.
OO-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk-art, a lovely pottery figurine depicting a lovely woman with a basketl, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman's face is incredibly beautiful. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery and folk-art! Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide by 8 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Tlaquepaque pottery figurine of a seated woman with her jarron (large pottery water jar), Tlaquepaque, c. 1920's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery figurine. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Tlaquepaque pottery figurine of a seated woman with her jarron (large pottery water jar), Tlaquepaque, c. 1920's. Another view of the Tlaquepaque pottery figurine. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Tlaquepaque pottery figurine of a seated woman with her jarron (large pottery water jar), Tlaquepaque, c. 1920's. A photo showing the back side of the Tlaquepaque pottery figurine. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Tlaquepaque pottery figurine of a seated woman with her jarron (large pottery water jar), Tlaquepaque, c. 1920's. A photo showing the bottom of the Tlaquepaque pottery figurine with the maker's stamp.
NN-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely Tlaquepaque pottery figurine of a seated woman with her jarron (large pottery water jar), Tlaquepaque, c. 1920's. The woman is dressed in traditional Mexican clothing, and she is extremely pensive and beautiful! Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/4 inches high by 4 1/16 wide by 4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $125.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pottery piece from Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's, depicting the crescent moon with devils. Main photo of the Ocumicho pottery piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pottery piece from Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's, depicting the crescent moon with devils. Closeup of one of the devils on the Ocumicho piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pottery piece from Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's, depicting the crescent moon with devils. Another photo of one of the devils holding a bird. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pottery piece from Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's, depicting the crescent moon with devils. A photo of the back side of the Ocumicho pottery piece.
NN-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a wonderful pottery piece from Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's, depicting the crescent moon with devils. There are devils holding birds on either side of the moon. The piece is highly imaginative and fantastic, in the style and colors of older pottery from the folk-art center of Ocumicho. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. There are no discernible chips or cracks. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk-art! Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 9 inches wide at the widest part, by 5 1/4 inches diameter across the base. Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. Main photo of the pottery plate attributed to Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. A photo of the back of the plate, inscribed with the address of Balbino Lucano's gallery in Tlaquepaque.
MM-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a petatillo (cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) plate with very fine artwork, attributed to the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork features two lovely birds (herons) amidst lovely and very detailed plants and foliage. The back of the plate is inscribed with the address of Lucano's gallery/home/workshop in Tlaquepaque. This is a great example of Balbino Lucano's spectacular work and a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Side-view of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the top of the table, featuring the four Tlaquepaque pottery tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the wrought-iron table.
MM-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The lovely black wrought-iron table has a very graceful form, and it is newer than the four matching tiles. This is a magnificent piece of Mexican folk art. The artwork on the tiles is very sharp and extremely beautiful! Condition of table and tiles is excellent. Size: 18 1/2 inches high by 10 1/2 inches square tile-top. Price: $725.

 

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 vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the front of the Balbino Lucano petatillo plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the two doves on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another closeup photo of the doves on the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the back side of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the back of the plate showing the address of Balbino Lucano's shop in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco.
LL-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo plate with graceful doves, attributed to the great potter and folk artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate) and the artwork are spectacular. This is a remarkable piece of vintage Mexican folk art by on of the greatest artists of Tonala/Tlaquepaque. The back is marked with the address of Balbino Lucano's gallery in Tlaquepaque.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the petatillo pitcher from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the second side of the Tlaquepaque pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of a bird decorating the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of a swan decorating the petatillo pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo showing a lovely plant and flower on the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Another photo of one side of the pitcher.
LL-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics. a lovely petatillo pitcher with a handle and very fine hand-painted decoration, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is especially fine. It is unsigned. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide (4 inches diameter across the mouth of the pitcher). Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Closeup of central design. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. Photo of artist's signature on back of the charger.
KK-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger by the famous artist Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The pottery charger has the petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat or petate) developed in the 1920's in great part by Balbino Lucano. The charger features beautiful birds and deer, along with wonderful foliage. The address of Balbino's studio and shop is written on the back. Condition is excellent. Size: 17 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1800.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Photo showing the back side of the petatillo plate from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Another view of the front side of the plate.
JJ-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo (background with straw-like hatching) plate from Tlaquepaque, c. 1930-40. The plate has a very unique and early geometric and floral design. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the front of the oval platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the lovely bird. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo of the back of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Another closeup photo of the central scene of the platter with the lovely bird.
II-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful oval platter decorated with a very lovely bird and flowers, Talquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The piece has a wonderful cream-colored background glaze, and the scene is exquisitely painted with great detail and sharpness. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk-art! Condition is excellent. Size: 16 1/2 inches long by 11 1/2 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches high. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the burro. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo showing the word MEXICO just below the central images. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo of the back of the plate.
II-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely plate with a cream-colored background glaze and a wonderful and very serene scene of a burro munching grass under graceful trees and foliage, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this plate is extremely well-executed and very beautiful and crisp! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the central design of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo showing the border of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the sleeping campesino on the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo showing the back side of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the stamp on the bottom of the dish.
II-15: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful rectangular dish with an earthen-colored (reddish) glaze background and a wonderful rural scene, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is simply wonderful. Condition is excellent. Size: 16 inches long by 10 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch high. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque petatillo jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Closeup photo of the wonderful artwork on one side of the Tlaquepaque pottery jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Photo of the scene of a Mexican campersino on the second side of the Tlaquepaque pottery jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. Photo of the stamp on the bottom of the Tlaquepaque pottery water jar, attributed to Balbino Lucano.
GG-24: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a water jar attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The jar is done in the petatillo hatchwork style (with straw-like hatchwork in the background) for which Balbino Lucano is famous. The scenes are beautifully painted and are wonderful. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 8 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $450.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo bowl with two handles and scenes of a donkey and graceful herons, attributed to Balbino Lucano late in his life, Tonala, c. 1940. Main photo of bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo bowl with two handles and scenes of a donkey and graceful herons, attributed to Balbino Lucano late in his life, Tonala, c. 1940. Photo of second side of bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo bowl with two handles and scenes of a donkey and graceful herons, attributed to Balbino Lucano late in his life, Tonala, c. 1940. Photo showing inside of bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo bowl with two handles and scenes of a donkey and graceful herons, attributed to Balbino Lucano late in his life, Tonala, c. 1940. Photo of the bottom of bowl.
FF-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo bowl with two handles and scenes of a donkey and graceful herons, attributed to Balbino Lucano late in his life, Tonala, c. 1940. The scenes are dramatic and beautiful. This is a unique piece of pottery by one of the most famous potters of post-revolutionary Mexico. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/2 inches diameter (not including handles) by 3 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Main photo of dripware bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Another photo of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as Mexican majollica, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. Photo showing the bowl with lid removed.
FF-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely drip-ware lidded bowl, often referred to as "Mexican majolica", Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The glaze, which appears to be "dripped" over the bowl, is thick and very rich. This is an exquisite piece of Oaxacan vintage pottery. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide (including handles). Price: $125.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Closeup of central scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti.  Photo of the back side of the plate.
EE-18: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load amidst plants and cacti. This is the first of three Tlaquepaque blackware plates, probably all from the same great artist (the other two follow, EE-19 and EE-20). Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Closeup photo of the central scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his load of wood amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Photo of back of plate.
EE-19: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a campesino carrying his heavy load of cana, or sugar cane, amidst plants and cacti. This is the second of three plates, probably all by the same great artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.


Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Photo of the central scene on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a scene of a lovely house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Photo of the back side of plate.
EE-20: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware plate with wonderful artwork from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The plate has a beautiful border and a lovely scene of a house amidst plants and cacti. This is the third Tlaquepaque plate of three, all probably by the same great artist. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Closeup photo of central design of plate. Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. Photo of the back side of the plate.
DD-1: Mexican vintage pottery, a blackware plate from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. It features a very beautiful rural scene and a wonderful floral border. The artwork is very crisp and excellent. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Main photo of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Closeup photo of the floral designs on the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Photo showing the bottom of the vase.
DD-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Lucano was one of the originators of petatillo (the crosshatching pattern in the background), and he was a master of fine decorative painting. This is a masterpiece of vintage Mexican folk art and a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 4 3/4 inches diameter across the middle. Price: $400.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of front of this tile. Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of campesino gathering wood. Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the back of the tile.
CC-18: Mexican vintage pottery and folk art, a blackware tile with a beautiful scene of a campesino gathering and bundling wood, Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on the tile is extremely fine. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 7/8 inches square. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of floral designs. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Photo of border of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Photo of back side of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the plate.
BB-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful petatillo plate, Tonala, c. 1940's. The plate has wonderful floral designs. It is signed on the back, "Hecho por Pedro Chavez B. Tonala, Jal". The artwork on the plate is very intricate and beautiful. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 5/8 inches diameter. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view of the duck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo of the back side of the duck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of the bottom of the Tlaquepaque duck.
BB-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery duck standing next to a lovely blackware vase, from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. This piece is wonderfully formed and hand-decorated. This is a highly unique and endearing piece. Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back, near base). Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a talavera tile from Puebla, c. 1940's. The tile is hand-painted with a scene of Don Quixote, the Man of La Mancha, mounted on his horse and holding his lance. Main photo.
AA-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a talavera tile from Puebla, c. 1940's. The tile is hand-painted with a scene of Don Quixote, the Man of La Mancha, mounted on his horse and holding his lance. He is headed toward a joust with a distant windmill. Condition is excellent. Size: 5 1/4 inches square. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). Another side of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). Another side of vase showing a plant with a flower. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). A closeup of the double-headed eagle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). Another view of the top of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). A view of the pomegranate on the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). A view of the bottom of the vase.
Z-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1940. Beautiful blue designs of the double-headed Hapsburg eagle, a wonderful plant with a flower, and a beautiful pomegranate (granada). Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches high by 5 inches wide (3 3/4 inches diameter across the mouth).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's. Main photo showing the entire front side of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the floral decoration of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's. Another closeup photo of the floral decoration of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's. A photo of the back side of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's. A photo showing the artist's signature on the back side of the charger.
Y-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger from Oaxaca with a wonderful floral pattern, c. 1940's.The charger has a beautiful brown background with decorations painted in a cream color. It is signed, "Ignacio Jimenez, Oaxaca, Mexico", on the back. Condition is excellent to mint. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of the central design scene of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Another photo of the central design. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of one corner of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup showing the Mexican peasant's house. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the bottom and sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing scenes painted on the sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the ARIAS mark stamped on the bottom.
Y-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The bowl is stamped on the bottom, " ARIAS, MADE IN MEXICO". The bowl is hand-painted with wonderful rural scenes which cover the inside and each of the six sides of the bowl. This is a great piece for the collector of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent to mint. Size: 10 1/2 inches wide (point to point) by 3 inches high. Price: $650.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of one corner of the ceramic Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Another closeup photo of the Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. Another angle of the tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. A photo showing the back side of the Talavera tray. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. A closeup photo of the Rugerio signature on the back of the tray.
W-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ceramic Talavera tray from Puebla, c. 1960's. The art-work on the Talavera tray is exceptional. It is signed on the back, "Rugerio, Pue-Mex", indicating that it comes from the now-closed and very famous fabrica of Rugerio. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 inches high by 9 inches wide by 1 1/2 inches deep (top to bottom of Talavera tray). Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1930's. Wonderfully formed and painted, and fired multiple times, this is an outstanding piece of talavera. Main photo of talavera vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1930's. Wonderfully formed and painted, and fired multiple times, this is an outstanding piece of talavera. Second photo showing talavera vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1930's. Wonderfully formed and painted, and fired multiple times, this is an outstanding piece of talavera. Photo showing the bottom of the talavera vase.
V-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera vase from Puebla, c. 1930's. Wonderfully formed and painted, and fired multiple times, this is an outstanding piece of talavera. The artwork is extremely beautiful. Puebla is world-famous for its talavera ceramics, and this is a great example! Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/4 inches tall by 4 1/2 inches diameter at shoulder (3 1/2 inches diameter at mouth).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. A photo of the open jar and lid. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. A photo of the Arias stamp on the bottom of jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. Another view of the jar.
T-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a jar with lid, signed Arias, with floral decorations, c. 1930-40. Beautiful cream colored glaze with blue floral decorations. This piece comes from the famous Arias shop in Tlaquepaque, well-known for the quality of its pottery and textiles. This is a very collectible piece of vintage Mexican fine/folk art. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 inches high by 3 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Closeup photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Another closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Another closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Signature on bottom. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico. Photo of missing glaze on base.
T-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bull with fine hand-painted decoration, c. 1950. Signed on the bottom, "Jose Trinidad Bernabe Lopez, Tonala, Jalisco Mexico." Petatillo background with incredible floral and animal decorations. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican fine/folk art. Condition is excellent; there are places where the original glaze did not "take" or was intentionally left off by the artist (Please, see close-up photos of the base in the Gallery and in photos above). Size: 9 inches long (front to back) by 6 inches high including horns by 4 1/2 inches wide (side to side) at base. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Photo of back of pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Closeup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. Another closeup.
T-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pulque or punch set with pitcher and 5 mugs in the form of Aztec gods, c. 1940. Wonderful blue glaze with hand-painted faces and decorations on each piece. A very similar set is pictured in the wonderful book Popular Arts of Mexico by Donna McMenanim, page 68. These sets are indeed wonderful and are highly collectible! Condition is excellent; I see no nicks or other problems worthy of mention on any of the pieces. Size: the pitcher is 11 1/2 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide (side to side) at the base by 6 inches deep (front to back including the handle; the 5 mugs are each 6 3/4 inches high by 3 inches wide by 4 inches deep (front to back) including handles. Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Main photo. Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent.. Closeup photo of vintage pottery charger. Mexican vintaqge pottery and ceramics, a Bandera-ware pottery charger, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Photo of back of charger.
P-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a banderaware pottery charger with "starry night" decoration, c. 1930. This charger features a wonderful bird sitting on top of a cactus. The artwork is very detailed and lovely! This type of pottery is called bandera (Spanish for "flag") because of the colors of red, green, and white, the colors of the Mexican flag. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk art, a clay figure of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Barrio de Luz, c. 1940. Diego was married to the also famous artist, Frida Kahlo. This pottery piece is very well done and is a wonderful piece of Mexican folk art. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk art, a clay figure of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Barrio de Luz, c. 1940. Diego was married to the also famous artist, Frida Kahlo. This pottery piece is very well done and is a wonderful piece of Mexican folk art. Photo of side of pottery figure. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk art, a clay figure of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Barrio de Luz, c. 1940. Diego was married to the also famous artist, Frida Kahlo. This pottery piece is very well done and is a wonderful piece of Mexican folk art. Photo of back of figure.
P-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics and Mexican vintage folk art, a clay figure of Mexican artist Diego Rivera, Barrio de Luz, c. 1940. Diego was married to the also famous artist, Frida Kahlo. This pottery piece is very well done and is a wonderful piece of Mexican folk art. Given the age of the piece, it does show some wear, which only adds to the very life-like appearance of Diego. Size: 9 3/4 inches tall by 4 1/4 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rectangular Fantasia dish with wonderful deer, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rectangular Fantasia dish with wonderful deer, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. A closeup photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rectangular Fantasia dish with wonderful deer, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. A second closeup photo showing one of the deer on the Fantasia dish.
O-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rectangular Fantasia dish with wonderful deer, from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The painting on this piece of pottery is exceptional. Size: 11 1/2 inches wide by 9 1/2 inches high by 2 inches deep. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery/ceramics, Tlaquepaque bowl with bird and floral designs, 1930.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup of Mexican peasant carrying a heavy load.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup photo of side designs, floral with peasant and bird.Mexican vintage pottery, Tlaquepaque bowl, closeup photo of floral designs around side.Mexican vintage pottery, photo of inside of Tlaquepaque bowl.
E-6: Mexican vintage pottery/ceramics: Tlaquepaque bowl with bird and floral designs, c. 1930. Size: 6 1/2" high by 12" diameter at top of bowl. Condition is very good; there are 2-3 slight nicks in the glaze on the very bottom edge. Price: $1100.

 

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