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Mexican Vintage Pottery and Ceramics

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glazing and beautiful artwork. Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glazing and beautiful artwork. Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the plate.
DC-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glazing and beautiful artwork. Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. The combination of colors is incredibly well-balanced and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery plate with graceful and magnificent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery plate with graceful and magnificent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird on the front of the plate.
DC-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery plate with graceful and magnificent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is wonderful in its simplicity, and the colors are very complimentary. Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches diameter. Price: $155.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the coffee set. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo of the coffee pot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo of the sugar and creamer.
DC-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.This style of pottery is called bandera-ware because the colors (red, white, and green) mirror the colors of the Mexican flag, or bandera in Spanish. All the pieces are in very good condition, very rare considering the age and use of the set. Size: the lidded coffee pot is 6 1/2 inches high, including the lid, by 6 inches wide by 4 1/4 inches deep (front to back). The creamer is 3 1/2 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide. The sugar pot with lid is 4 1/4 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide, not including the handles. Price: $125 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery tree-of-life, all in white, with floral designs, a lovely dove, and a butterfly, possibly from Metepec, c. 1950.  Main photo of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery tree-of-life, all in white, with floral designs, a lovely dove, and a butterfly, possibly from Metepec, c. 1950.  Closeup photo of the decorations on the front of the tree-of-life.
DC-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery tree-of-life, all in white, with floral designs, a lovely dove, and a butterfly, possibly from Metepec, c. 1950. The white tree-of-life is magnificent and the workmanship is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high, including the stand, by 9 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back of the tree). Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Main photo of the duck vase. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. A closer photo of the vase with ducklings. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Another side of the vase.
DC-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The glazing and color combination are wonderful. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 inches long by 4 1/16 inches wide. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture composed of very colorful stacking birds, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1960's. Main photo of the birds. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture composed of very colorful stacking birds, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1960's. Another side of the stacking birds.
DC-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture composed of very colorful stacking birds, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1960's. The birds are wonderfully formed and decorated. This is great Mexican folk art. The artist is unknown, but the caliber of work is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 8 1/2 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide. Price: $265.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Main photo of the candleholder. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's. A photo of another side of the candleholder. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the angel's face.
DC-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's. The angel has a sweet and serene face, and the glazing and color combinations are wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 6 1/2 inches long by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the monkey bottle. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the monkey's face. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A side view of the bottle.
DC-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This monkey is loaded with personality, right down to the long eyelashes! Given the age of the piece, condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo of a second side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the decorations on the vase.
DC-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery. Condition is very good. Size: 5 3/4 inches high by 3 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a starry night background and lovely indigo blue glazing, and decorated with beautiful birds in flight, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a starry night background and lovely indigo blue glazing, and decorated with beautiful birds in flight, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the birds on the front of the plate.
DC-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a starry night background and lovely indigo blue glazing, and decorated with beautiful birds in flight, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is very exotic and wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the two plattes. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the first plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the second plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo of the back of one plate showing the stamp of Arias shop.
DB-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The blue glaze has a wonderful appearance, much like a fresh water color. They are stamped on the back with the Arias stamp. Condition is very good. Size: each plate measures 8 1/4 inches square. Price: $400 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery pig with fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pig. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery pig with fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. A side view of the pig.
DB-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery pig with fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The background glazing is wonderful, and the floral artwork is exceptional. The piggy is very endearing. Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches long, from snoot to tail, by 5 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $95.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo of a second side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the vase looking down at the mouth.
DB-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The vase has a beautiful form, and the artwork is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 6 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery burnished charger decorated with lovely protea, flowers native to this area of Jalisco, all done in beautiful colors, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery burnished charger decorated with lovely protea, flowers native to this area of Jalisco, all done in beautiful colors, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the flowers decorating the charger.
DA-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery burnished charger decorated with lovely protea, flowers native to this area of Jalisco, all done in beautiful colors, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The wonderful colors and the lovely flowers make this a very special piece! Condition is very good. Size: 15 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture depicting Padre Miguel Hidalgo, the father of the Mexican revolution of 1810, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the sculpture. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture depicting Padre Miguel Hidalgo, the father of the Mexican revolution of 1810, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A side-view of the sculpture.
DA-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture depicting Padre Miguel Hidalgo, the father of the Mexican revolution of 1810, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This style of Oaxacan pottery is referred to as "losa goteada" or dripware, and this piece is attributed to the Jimenez family. It is a rare and very special piece! Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches deep, front to back. Price: $550.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely clay statue of a graceful woman with a bird, attributed to the famous artist, Heron Martinez, of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pottery woman lamp by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely clay statue of a graceful woman with a bird, attributed to the famous artist, Heron Martinez, of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. A closeup photo of the woman. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely clay statue of a graceful woman with a bird, attributed to the famous artist, Heron Martinez, of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. A side-view of the pottery woman. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely clay statue of a graceful woman with a bird, attributed to the famous artist, Heron Martinez, of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. A closeup photo of the woman's face.
DA-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely clay statue of a graceful woman with a bird, attributed to the famous artist, Heron Martinez, of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Before becoming famous, Heron Martinez created many utilitarian pieces, including plant holders, water jars, frog pots, and lovely statues like this one. Many are of natural terra cotta red, or black clay. Someone converted the statue into a lamp; very clever and well-done. Condition is good. Size: 27 inches high by 8 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Closeup photo of the deer at the base of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Closer view of the front of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Another closer view of the front of the tree-of-life by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Photo of the trellis on the back of the tree by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  A closer view of part of the trellis on the back side. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.  Another view of the trellis on the back side of the tree.
DA-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, an incredible pottery tree-of-life, in the form of a trellis decorated with birds and flowers, and with a wonderful deer at its base, by the famous Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. It is made of natural terra cotta red clay, and it is stunning. This is a wonderful example of Mexican folk art at its best! Condition is good; there is a repair on the back of the trellis near the top, and some wax in the candle holders which can be fairly easily removed. Delivery can be discussed. Size: 33 inches high by 23 inches wide, at the widest part, by 11 1/2 inches deep, front to back. Price: $3800.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia oval platter with a wonderful color-combination and fanciful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Main photo of the platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia oval platter with a wonderful color-combination and fanciful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the platter.
CZ-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia oval platter with a wonderful color-combination and fanciful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The artwork is very fanciful and imaginative, hence the name "fantasia" for this style of work. Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches wide by 10 3/4 inches high. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, old lidded pottery bowl with wonderful glazing and colors, Patanbam, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Main photo of the lidded bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, old lidded pottery bowl with wonderful glazing and colors, Patanbam, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Photo shot from above the bowl, looking down at the lid. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, old lidded pottery bowl with wonderful glazing and colors, Patanbam, Michoacan, c. 1950's. Photo of the inside of the bowl with the lid to one side.
CZ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, old lidded pottery bowl with wonderful glazing and colors, Patanbam, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The lidded bowl is decorated with a simple floral design. Condition is very good. Size: 4 1/4 inches high by 5 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part and not including the handles. Price: $55.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with lovely floral decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with lovely floral decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the artwork at the center of the charger.
CZ-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with lovely floral decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The charger has a lovely green background and wonderful artwork. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches diameter. Price: $250.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Main photo of the set of bandera-ware plates. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the first plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the second plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the third plate.
CY-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. This style and coloration of pottery is called "bandera" because they are the colors of the Mexican flag (bandera), white, red, and green. This set of plates is very unique in that the plates also have streaks of blue, and they were probably specially made for an American or French tourist to represent the colors of their respective flags (red, white, and blue). Condition of the three plates is very good. Size: each measures 8 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $150 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A second side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A third side of the pitcher.
CY-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a very unique piece of pottery and a discerning collector's dream. The artwork is simply spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 8 inche high by 5 1/4 inches wide. Price: $925.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the rooster. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.  A side view of the rooster. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.  A closeup photo of the rooster's face. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.  A closeup photo of the rooster next to a ruler to show its great size.
CX-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The pottery rooster is very large, and the clay has stamping to resemble feathers. Condition is very good. Size: 22 1/2 inches high by 17 inches long by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $395.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo charger with a central scene of a burro setting off for the mercado, loaded with merchandise, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo charger with a central scene of a burro setting off for the mercado, loaded with merchandise, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the central scene on the charger.
CX-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo charger with a central scene of a burro setting off for the mercado, loaded with merchandise, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The glazing is very beautiful, and the border that frames the central scene is wonderful. The charger has a lovely petatillo background (very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) and has its own built-in pottery hanger on the back. Condition is very good. Size: 14 1/16 inches in diameter. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Main photo of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Photo of the second side of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Photo of a third side of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Photo shot from above the bowl. looking down.
CX-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish, is incredibly fine, and the artwork and colors are spectacular! The piece is unsigned, but it is truly the work of a master. This is a museum-quality piece and is a collector's dream. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $575.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's.  A side view of the pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's.  A side view of the second side of the Michoacan pottery pitcher.
CW-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's. The fine glaze and good floral artwork make this piece very special. Condition is very good, especially given the age of the piece. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide, not including the handle. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1930. Main photo of the Ocumicho pottery. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1930. Photo shot from in front of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1930. A side view of the pottery piece.
CW-4: Portuguese vintage folk art, and Portuguese vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of a devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Portugal, c. 1950. This is a wonderful older piece of folk art from Portugal. It is signed RR, the signature of the famous Portuguese ceramist and sculptor, Rosa Ramalho (1888-1977). Ramalho loved creating figures from mythology and unique pieces of folk art. Her works are highly sought after and collectible. Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches high by 7 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful banderaware utilitarian bean pot, with wonderful decorations and stamping, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the pot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful banderaware utilitarian bean pot, with wonderful decorations and stamping, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the wonderful stamping at the bottom of the pot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful banderaware utilitarian bean pot, with wonderful decorations and stamping, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the paited decorations on the top half of the bean pot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful banderaware utilitarian bean pot, with wonderful decorations and stamping, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the pot looking down at the mouth.
CV-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful banderaware utilitarian bean pot, with beautiful decorations and stamping, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The pot has the traditional colors of the Mexican flag, bandera in Spanish. It is a beautiful piece of vintage Mexican pottery and folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide, at the widest part and not including the handles. The opening at the mouth is 6 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $265.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely sculpture by the famous Jorge Wilmot, featuring two lovely iguanas, Tonala, c. 1950.  Main photo of the sculpture by Jorge Wilmot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely sculpture by the famous Jorge Wilmot, featuring two lovely iguanas, Tonala, c. 1950.  Photo of the second side of the sculpture by Jorge Wilmot. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely sculpture by the famous Jorge Wilmot, featuring two lovely iguanas, Tonala, c. 1950.  Photo of the bottom of the sculpture showing Jorge Wilmot's signature.
CU-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely sculpture by the famous Jorge Wilmot, featuring two lovely iguanas, Tonala, c. 1950. The piece is high-fired, a trademark of Wilmot, and is of natural clay color with highlights of white. This is a beautiful piece by a very famous artist of Tonala. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches long by 8 inches high by 3 3/4 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a young man who is getting "advice" from three mischievious devils, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's. Main photo of the Ocumicho pottery piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a young man who is getting "advice" from three mischievious devils, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's. Side view of the pottery piece from Ocumicho. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a young man who is getting "advice" from three mischievious devils, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's. Another view of the piece showing the man and the devils.
CU-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a young man who is getting "advice" from three mischievious devils, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940-50's. The fine detail and the more muted colors of the paint are typical of an older piece from Ocumicho. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 14 inches high by 10 1/2 inches long by 6 1/2 inches wide. Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery sculpture of a colorful church, Metepec, c. 1950. Main photo of the pottery church. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery sculpture of a colorful church, Metepec, c. 1950. Side view of the church.
CU-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery sculpture of a colorful church, Metepec, c. 1950.The pottery church is beautifully made and is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/2 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide by 6 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a petatillo (cross-hatching resembling a straw mat or petate) and wonderful colors and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the petatillo plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a petatillo (cross-hatching resembling a straw mat or petate) and wonderful colors and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene on the front of the plate.
CU-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a petatillo (cross-hatching resembling a straw mat or petate) and wonderful colors and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The central rural scene is framed with lovely floral designs. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the horse and rider. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the rider's face. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo showing the second side of the horse and rider.
CT-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The anatomies of the rider and the horse are superb. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $825.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.  Main photo of one side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.  Closeup photo of the floral designs near the base of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.  Side view of another part of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.  Another side view of a part of the vase, showing the incredible floral artwork. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.  Photo shot from above, looking down at the mouth of the vase.
CT-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's. This is a discerning collector's dream and a true treasure of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. The circular base measures 5 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a candlelabra in the form of a lovely woman riding atop her steer, attributed to the great Heron Matinez during his burnished natural period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Heron Martinez piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a candlelabra in the form of a lovely woman riding atop her steer, attributed to the great Heron Matinez during his burnished natural period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. A side view of the piece.
CS-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a candlelabra in the form of a lovely woman riding atop her steer, attributed to the great Heron Matinez during his burnished natural period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The piece is beautifully formed and burnished. The work of Heron Martinez is highly prized and very collectible. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches diameter, not including the candleholders. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the bird nea the base. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of one side of the tree, showing decorations and one candleholder. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Photo of the back side of the tree.
CS-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. The large tree-of-life is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo and is in the style of the Castillo family. Condition is very good. Size: 21 inches high by 15 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 6 inches diameter. Price: $875.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of one side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo showing the second side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above looking down at the pitcher.
CS-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring lovely floral decorations, is spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide, not including the handle. Price: $495.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of one side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the second side of the vase, showing a burro next to large plants.
CS-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The vase is beautifully glazed and the artwork is very crisp and wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 7 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's. A side view. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's. A photo showing the back of the piece.
CQ-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's. The pottery figure, with its deep brown glazing, is a very good representation of Rivera. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's.  A closeup photo of the figures at the center of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's.  A photo showing the bottom of the bowl.
CQ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's. The scene is beautifully painted and is framed with a lovely floral border. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. Main photo of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. A closeup photo of the bird at the base  of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. A photo of the back side of the tree. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. Another full view of the front of the tree-of-life.
CQ-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. This is a wonderful piece of Mexican vintage folk art. Condition is good, given the age of the piece; there are areas of fading, giving the piece a wonderful patina. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is c. 4 inches diameter. Price: $250.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of wonderful pottery bottles in the shapes of monkeys, with colorful decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Main photo of the bottles. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of wonderful pottery bottles in the shapes of monkeys, with colorful decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. A side view of the bottles.
CQ-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of wonderful pottery bottles in the shapes of monkeys, with colorful decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The figurines are charming and full of personality. The bottles were used in Oaxaca to hold mescal or pulque. Condition of both bottles is good. Size: the larger bottle is 7 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). The smaller bottle is 5 1/4 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide by 2 3/4 inches deep. Price for the pair: $150.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the pottery apartment building by Candelario Medrano. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo showing some of the residents of the building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another view of a window showing more residents. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A view of the front door of the building showing more of the happy residents. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closer view of the residents on the second floor of the building.
CP-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Nine happy tenants, flowers, and a lovely dove make this piece of folk art very special and lovely! Colors are vibrant and bright. Condition is very good. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's. Main photo of the pottery horse. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's. A view of the second side of the pottey horse. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the artist's signature near the base of the horse.
CO-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's. The horse bears the letters "SG" near the base, the signature of Simone Galvan, nephew of the great Amador Galvan of Tonala. The horse is very graceful, and the artwork is stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/4 inches high by 14 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide. Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the pair of plates by Tomas Lucano. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the front of one of the plates by Tomas Lucano. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the second plate by Tomas Lucano. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo of the bottom of one of the plates showing the signature of Tomas Lucano.
CO-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. One of the two petatillo plates bears the artist's signature on the back side. Tomas was the brother of the famous Balbino Lucano. Condition is very good. Size: each plate is 9 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $375 each, or $650 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Main photo of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. A side view of the piece. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. A photo showing the back side of the Ocumicho pottery piece.
CO-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Mary is riding a burro and is accompanied by St. Joseph. Angels lead the way. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 10 1/4 inches wide by 7 inches deep (front to back). Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery bowl with a petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat, or petate) and very fine artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1950's. Main image of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery bowl with a petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat, or petate) and very fine artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the eagle at the center of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery bowl with a petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat, or petate) and very fine artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1950's. Photo of the back side of the bowl, showing Bernabe's signature.
CL-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery bowl with a petatillo background (cross-hatching, resembling a straw mat, or petate) and very fine artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1950's. The bowl is decorated with the eagle, the symbol of the Mexican flag. Bernabe, who passed away in early 2019, was a master artist who excelled in the use of the petatillo background. Condition is very good; there are signs that the bowl was used. Size: 6 3/4 inches diameter by 2 1/2 inches high. Price: $125.

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Almado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Main photo of Galvan charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Almado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of a part of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Almado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Photo of the back of the charger showing Galvan's signature. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Almado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. Another closeup photo of the front of the charger.
CK-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Amado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The artwork and the very large size of the charger make this a very special piece! Condition is good; the charger shows some age and a wonderful patina. Size: 23 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale-apple colored background resembling a water-color wash, and with exquisite artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the plate by Balbino Lucano. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale-apple colored background resembling a water-color wash, and with exquisite artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the plate.
CK-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale-apple colored background resembling a water-color wash, and with exquisite artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The color combinations of the plate are simply stunning. The decorations include a lovely fruit tree, cacti, a campesino's house, and a wonderful black hound dog. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $550.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Main photo of the wall hanging. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Another view of the front of the piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Another side of the piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Another side of the pocket. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Another side of the wall pocket. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. Another view of the front of the wall pocket.
CK-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. This piece is museum-quality and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $1500.

 

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

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Main photo of the ferris wheel. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Photo shot from above, looking down at the top of the ferris wheel. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. A photo of the people and doggies at the base of the ferris wheel, awaiting a turn to ride. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Another photo shot from above, looking down.
CJ-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. The ferris wheel is brightly decorated with doves and flowers, and two persons and their doggies stand at the base of the wheel awaiting their turn for a ride. This is Mexican vintage folk art at its best! Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide by 10 inches deep (front to back). Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful tree-of-life with wonderful colors and decorations, attributed to the late, great Aurelio Flores, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful tree-of-life with wonderful colors and decorations, attributed to the late, great Aurelio Flores, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the colorful birds and the top part of the tree.
CI-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful tree-of-life with wonderful colors and decorations, attributed to the late, great Aurelio Flores, Puebla, c. 1940's. The tree is beautifully decorated with colorful birds and flowers. This is great Mexican vintage folk art! Condition is very good. Size: the tree-of-life is 11 1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide, at the widest part. the base is 4 inches in diameter. Price: $285.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia-ware pottery rectangular dish with incredibly fine and imaginative artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the fantasia-ware dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia-ware pottery rectangular dish with incredibly fine and imaginative artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A side view of the dish. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia-ware pottery rectangular dish with incredibly fine and imaginative artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another view of the inside of the dish.
CI-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely fantasia-ware pottery rectangular dish with incredibly fine and imaginative artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The colors are wonderful, and the artwork features floral designs, birds, and leaping gazelles. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches long by 9 inches wide by
2 1/2 inches high. Price: $425.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of beautiful burnished wall candleholder sconces with wonderful floral and geometric decorations, Tonala, Jalsico, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the sconces. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of beautiful burnished wall candleholder sconces with wonderful floral and geometric decorations, Tonala, Jalsico, c. 1950's.  Photo showing the flat, back sides of the sconces. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of beautiful burnished wall candleholder sconces with wonderful floral and geometric decorations, Tonala, Jalsico, c. 1950's.  A side view of one of the sconces. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of beautiful burnished wall candleholder sconces with wonderful floral and geometric decorations, Tonala, Jalsico, c. 1950's.  Another side view of one sconce.
CI-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of beautiful burnished wall candleholder sconces with wonderful floral and geometric decorations, Tonala, Jalsico, c. 1950's. The burnished effect is achieved by rubbing the pottery with a soft stone, creating a slight shine or burnish. It is fairly rare to find a pair of burnished sconces, as usually one is lost or broken. Condition is very good. Size: each sconce is 8 1/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $475 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a pale, apple-green glaze and wonderful, crisp artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main image of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a pale, apple-green glaze and wonderful, crisp artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of scene on front of plate.
CI-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a pale, apple-green glaze and wonderful, crisp artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The background glaze is created with a water-color effect; it is spectacular! The artwork is lovely. Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $550.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with wonderful artwork decorations and an endearing scene of a campesino going to work accompanied by his loyal blue burro, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with wonderful artwork decorations and an endearing scene of a campesino going to work accompanied by his loyal blue burro, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the front of the plate, showing the campesino and his blue burro.
CG-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with wonderful artwork decorations and an endearing scene of a campesino going to work accompanied by his loyal blue burro, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The pale green glaze is wonderful and complements the other colors of the plate. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art by a great master! Condition is good; there are some marks in the glaze from the original firing. These may be intentional, on the part of the artist. Size: 8 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $550.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the front of the charger.
CF-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The black glaze of the background is fantastic, and the artwork is clean and crisp. The scene is a wonderful depiction of the life of a Mexican campesino of this period. Condition is very good; there are some very minor irregularities in the glazing of the rim of the charger. Size: 15 inches diameter. Price: $950.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the vaquero. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  A frontal view of the Mexican cowboy and his horse. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the cowboy and horse.
CF-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The movement and flow of the sculpture are energetic and wonderful; you can feel the vaquero's gaity and pride. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by a great artist! Condition is very good; there is a small bit of minor wear on the base. Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 7 1/16 inches long by 3 inches wide. Price: $875.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of one side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo of the second side of the Tonala petatillo vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of some of the artwork on the Tonala vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above, looking down at the mouth of the Tonala vase.
CE-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The fine-line cross-hatching in the background of the vase is extremely fine. It resembles a mat woven of straw, petate in Spanish. Colors are wonderfully vibrant. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/16 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $295.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful pottery figure of a lovely woman with her shawl and water jar, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the figure. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful pottery figure of a lovely woman with her shawl and water jar, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the woman's face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful pottery figure of a lovely woman with her shawl and water jar, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another side view of the woman and her shawl.
CD-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful pottery figure of a lovely woman with her shawl and water jar, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The woman is extremely beautiful, and the scene shows a wonderful piece of rural Mexican village life. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 6 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $399.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful Talavera vase by the famous, late Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. Main photo of the Talavera vase by Gorky Gonzalez. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful Talavera vase by the famous, late Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. A view of the back side of the Talavera vase by Gorky Gonzalez. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful Talavera vase by the famous, late Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. A view of the bottom of the Talavera vase showing Gorky's signature.
CD-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful Talavera vase by the famous, late Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. The vase has beautiful floral decorations and a Day-of-the Dead central figure. This is Gorky's artistry at its best! Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches high by 10 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $399.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with lovely decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with lovely decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the deer at the front base. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with lovely decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the tree-of-life by Heron Martinez.
BZ-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with beautiful decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The trellis-shaped tree is beautifully formed and burnished. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderul pottery charger with beautiful artwork featuring an endearing Mexican rural village scene, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderul pottery charger with beautiful artwork featuring an endearing Mexican rural village scene, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of a part  of the rural scene on the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderul pottery charger with beautiful artwork featuring an endearing Mexican rural village scene, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the stamp of the Arias shop on the back of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger.
BV-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderul pottery charger with beautiful artwork featuring an endearing Mexican rural village scene, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The charger features a lovely scalloped and painted border, and a scene with cacti, a paisano, and a multi-dotted earth on which the paisano rests called "granizo" because of the resemblance to small balls of hail. The charger is stamped on the back with the emblem of the famous Josefina Arias curio shop in Tlaquepaque, a sign of the high quality and desirability of the piece. Condition is very good; the glaze is a bit uneven in places, a result of the original firing process. This only adds to the overall beauty of the piece! Size: 14 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $575.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical and lovely pottery mermaid with a guitar and wonderfully decorated, Metepec, c. 1950. Main photo of the mermaid. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical and lovely pottery mermaid with a guitar and wonderfully decorated, Metepec, c. 1950. Side view of the Metepec pottery mermaid. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical and lovely pottery mermaid with a guitar and wonderfully decorated, Metepec, c. 1950. Photo showing the back side of the mermaid. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical and lovely pottery mermaid with a guitar and wonderfully decorated, Metepec, c. 1950. Another full frotal view of the Metepec pottery mermaid.
BU-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical and lovely pottery mermaid with a guitar and wonderfully decorated, Metepec, c. 1950. This candlelabra in the form of a mermaid is a great piece of Mexican folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 8 inches long by 3 inches wide. Price: $125.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pair of pottery mugs, with musicians, couples dancing, men drinking their tequila, all in relief and with beautiful animation and colors against a black background, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of one side of the mugs. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pair of pottery mugs, with musicians, couples dancing, men drinking their tequila, all in relief and with beautiful animation and colors against a black background, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo of the second side of the mugs. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pair of pottery mugs, with musicians, couples dancing, men drinking their tequila, all in relief and with beautiful animation and colors against a black background, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another angle of the mugs.
BQ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pair of pottery mugs, with musicians, couples dancing, men drinking their tequila, all in relief and with beautiful animation and colors against a black background, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Fill these mugs with your favorite libation and "Salud!" The mugs are in very good condition. Size: each mug is 5 inches high by 4 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part and not including the handles. Price: $385 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery water jar and cup with scenes of great bulls and Mexican paisanos laboring in their fields, with a background glaze in muted colors to highlight the main scenes, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the water jar and cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery water jar and cup with scenes of great bulls and Mexican paisanos laboring in their fields, with a background glaze in muted colors to highlight the main scenes, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Another side of the water jar and cup. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery water jar and cup with scenes of great bulls and Mexican paisanos laboring in their fields, with a background glaze in muted colors to highlight the main scenes, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Another side of the jar, showing the Mexican paisano working in his fields.
BQ-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery water jar and cup with scenes of great bulls and Mexican paisanos laboring in their fields, with a background glaze in muted colors to highlight the main scenes, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The scenes decorating the jar and cup are spectacular and captivating. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 8 inches wide, at the widest part. It is very rare and wonderful to find the water jar with its matching cup intact. Price: $395.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, a beautiful ceramic jar with a lid, very beautifully decorated, by the renowned Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. Main photo of the tibor by Gorky Gonzalez. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a beautiful ceramic jar with a lid, very beautifully decorated, by the renowned Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. Another side shot of the tibor by Gorky Gonzalez. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a beautiful ceramic jar with a lid, very beautifully decorated, by the renowned Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. Photo of the bottom of the jar, showing the signature mark of Gorky Gonzalez.
BN-2: Mexican pottery and ceramics, a beautiful ceramic jar with a lid, very beautifully decorated, by the renowned Gorky Gonzalez of Guanajuato, c. 1960. The tibor is signed on the bottom by Gorky, who passed away in 2016. The incredibly beautiful and graceful floral decorations are typical of Gorky's work. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery jar or olla with wonderful decorations, including a whimsical rabbit, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the pottery from Michoacan. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery jar or olla with wonderful decorations, including a whimsical rabbit, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Photo of the second side of the jar. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery jar or olla with wonderful decorations, including a whimsical rabbit, Michoacan, c. 1950's.  Another side view of the water jar.
BN-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery jar or olla with wonderful decorations, including a whimsical rabbit, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The Patzcuaro water jar has a beautiful form and wonderful hand-painted decorations, including the bunny and floral decorations. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 10 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $275.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two very small pottery casseroles in the form of nesting hens or chickens, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the pair. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two very small pottery casseroles in the form of nesting hens or chickens, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the blackware chicken. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two very small pottery casseroles in the form of nesting hens or chickens, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the cream-colored chicken. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two very small pottery casseroles in the form of nesting hens or chickens, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the small casseroles next to a more normal sized casserole, to show the scale.
BN-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two very small pottery casseroles in the form of nesting hens or chickens, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The smaller size of these casseroles makes them very rare. Each is beautifully decorated. The second photo shows these pieces next to a more common-sized nesting hen casserole, to give an idea of scale. Condition is very good. Size: the blackware piece is 5 1/4 inches high by 5 inches long by 4 inches wide. The cream-colored nesting hen is 6 inches high by 6 inches long by 4 1/10 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980.  Main photo of the candleholders. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980.  Closeup photo of the woman with her baby. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980.  Closeup photo of the man with his sombrero. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. Photo showing one of the angels holding the candle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. Photo showing the back side of the candleholders.
BN-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of pottery candleholders, a man and a woman, Tzintzunzan, Michoacan, c. 1980. The candleholders have a very beautiful cream-colored background glaze, decorated with darker brown lines. Wonderful small angels hold the candles. The couple is dressed in traditional clothing of the village on Lake Patzcuaro. This is the typical pottery style of Tzintzunzan, and it is very beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: each is 7 inches long (front to back) by 5 inches wide by 6 3/4 inches high. Price: $190 for the pair.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera vase, Puebla, c. 1930's. Main photo of the blue-ware Talavera vase from Puebla. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera vase, Puebla, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the talavera vase, looking down at the mouth. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera vase, Puebla, c. 1930's. Photo showing the bottom of the talavera vase from Puebla.
BM-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera vase, Puebla, c. 1930's. The vase has a unique and wonderful shape, and the blue glaze decoration the vase is simply stunning! The piece is unsigned, but this is definitely a very fine piece of Talavera. Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 5 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $475.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tecomate with beautiful glazing and exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the tecomate from San Pedro Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tecomate with beautiful glazing and exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo showing the campesino on the other side of the pottery tecomate from San Pedro Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tecomate with beautiful glazing and exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1940's. Another view of the lovely burro on the tecomate from Tlaquepaque.
BI-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tecomate with beautiful glazing and exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala Jalisco, c. 1940's. The detailed and very crisp artwork depicts a burro amidst cacti, and a Mexican campesino bearing a very heavy load. These simple rural scenes are typical of the pottery of San Pedro Tlaquepaque during the period after the Mexican revolution. Condition is excellent. Size: 4 inches high by 5 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia-ware lidded casserole with beautiful and fanciful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the fantasia lidded bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia-ware lidded casserole with beautiful and fanciful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo shot from above and looking down at the lid of the fantasia bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia-ware lidded casserole with beautiful and fanciful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo showing a side-view of the fantasia bowl.
BH-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a fantasia-ware lidded casserole with beautiful and fanciful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The piece is beautifully decorated with floral designs and graceful deer, and the wonderful green decoration against the terra cotta earthen background is incredible! Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches diameter by 4 1/16 inches high. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of a powerful bull with one happy rider, Guerrero, c. 1940's. Main photo of the bull and rider from Guerrero. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of a powerful bull with one happy rider, Guerrero, c. 1940's. Photo focusing on the bull's face. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of a powerful bull with one happy rider, Guerrero, c. 1940's. A side view of the bull and rider from Guerrero.
BH-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of a powerful bull with one happy rider, Guerrero, c. 1940's. The pottery bank is decorated with beautiful geometric designs, and it appears that a very skilled bull-rider is on the way to the rodeo. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches high by 9 3/4 inches long by4 3/4 inches wide. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera urn or vase with rich royal blue and soft rose colored glaze decorations, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Talavera urn or vase from Puebla. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera urn or vase with rich royal blue and soft rose colored glaze decorations, Puebla, c. 1940's. Another side view of the Talavera vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera urn or vase with rich royal blue and soft rose colored glaze decorations, Puebla, c. 1940's. Photo showing the bottom of the vase with the mark of the Uriarte factory. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera urn or vase with rich royal blue and soft rose colored glaze decorations, Puebla, c. 1940's. Another side view of the Talavera vase from the Uriarte factory in Puebla.
BH-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Talavera urn or vase with rich royal blue and soft rose colored glaze decorations, Puebla, c. 1940's. The vase is signed on the bottom with the mark of the famous Uriarte fabrica, or factory, in Puebla. Talavera is a high-fired type of ceramics, using the traditional method of creation brought to Mexico from Spain in the 1500's. The true Talavera is unique to the city of Puebla, where this art-form has flourished for centuries. Condition of the urn or vase is excellent. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $299.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the resting campesino.
BC-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a very finely painted scene of a Mexican campesino resting under his favorite maguey cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is strong and crisp, and the wonderful glazing highlights it beautifully! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $165.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the campesino. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.  Photo of the back side of the Tonala pottery plate.
BC-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery plate with a beautiful pale-green background glazing, and a fine scene of a Mexican campesino in a beautiful rural setting, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. These fine pottery pieces were created for the tourist trade soon after the end of the Mexican revolution, and they have now become highly collectible! Condition is excellent; there is a flaw in the glazing on the back side of the plate, original to the initial firing. This in no way affects the value of the plate. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $175.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto 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 very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the bottom part of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the top part of the tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the tree-of-life.
BC-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely tree-of-life with very vibrant artwork and decorations, attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life artform pre-dates the arrival of the Spanish in Mexico, and the trees were given as gifts to newly married couples, with the wish that their marriage be very fruitful. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide. The circular base is 4 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Mexican pottery charger from Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the bird eating tunas of the cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo showing the bird on the front of the Tlaquepaque charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the entire back side of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp on the back of the charger.
BB-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger decorated with cacti and wonderful birds eating the tunas from a cactus, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very graceful and crisp, and the overall effect of the artwork is stunning! This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers.  Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers.  Closeup photo of the lovely bird amidst foliage.
BA-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished plate with a beautiful blue background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork features a graceful bird and flowers. The scene is framed nicely by a very wonderful border. This is a great and very collectible piece of vintage Tonala pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 3/4 inches diameter. The plate is stamped on the back "MADE IN MEXICO." Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo of the front of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup photo of the lovely bird on the Tlaquepaque pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Photo showing the back side of the Tlaquepaque pottery plate.
AX-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful blackware pottery plate with exquisite artwork, featuring a lovely exotic bird, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The wonderful glazing and color combinations make this piece exceptional. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter by 1 1/2 inches deep. Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the oval charger or bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene on the front of the oval platter. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Another closeup of the front of the oval platter.
AW-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery oval charger with very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The scene features an exotic bird, with a wolf or coyote looking on. The glazing is very beautiful, and the the artwork near the bottom of the scene is petatillo (fine cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate). Condition is very good; there are some very minor effects from the original firing of the piece. Size: 14 3/4 inches wide, not including the handles, by 11 inches high. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. Main view of the drip-ware bowl from Oaxaca. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A view of the pottery bowl from Oaxaca, shot from above the bowl looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  A photo of the bottom of the pottery drip-ware bowl, showing the stamp, Oaxaca, Mexico.Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.  Another full view of the bowl from Oaxaca.
AV-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Mexican majolica bowl (Mexican drip-ware, or losa goteada), with a wonderful color pattern, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The drip-ware bowl is extremely large and stunningly beautiful! Condition is excellent; this is a true collector's piece, and it has been well cared for over the years. Size: 19 inches long by 9 1/16 inches wide by 9 inches high. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Main photo of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A closeup view of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A photo showing the face of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A photo showing the decorations on the second side of the burnished pottery bull from Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco.
AU-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and vintage Mexican folk art, a wonderful burnished pottery bank in the form of a wonderful bull, with very detailed artwork on both sides, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The floral artwork decorations on both sides are wonderfully done, and the bull appears very intent and powerful. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches long by 9 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide (side to side). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the Tonala or Tlaquepaque pottery pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the artwork on one side of the pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the scene on the second side, a sleeping Mexican man amidst cacti and foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo shot from above the blackware pottery pitcher, looking down.
AR-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful blackware pitcher from San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The piece has very fine artwork scenes on two sides, and it is stamped on the bottom "Made In Mexico", which helps to date the piece. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 3/4 inches wide (at the widest point) by 6 3/4 inches high, including the handle. Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. Main photo of the fantasia-ware oval charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. Closeup photo of the imaginative animals in the center of the charger.
AQ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely fantasia (fantasia-ware) oval charger with very intricate and imaginative decorations, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940. The color-scheme and artwork on this piece are simply spectacular! Condition is excellent. This piece is a serious collector's dream. Size: 20 inches wide by 16 inches high. Price: $1200.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the decorations on the front of the Tonala burnished pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp Made In Mexico on the back side of the Tonala burnished pottery charger.
AP-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a burnished Tonala charger with incredibly fine hand-painted decoration, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The beautiful and free-flowing floral decorations are painted against a lovely beige background. Condition is very good. Size: 12 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Tonala burnished pottery doggie bank. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo showing the front of the Tonala burished pottery doggie bank. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Photo shot from above the Tonala burnished pottery bank, looking down.
AN-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a whimsical pottery bank, in the shape of wonderful doggie, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The bank is in the style of Tonala burnished pottery, and it is endearing and beautiful. The artwork which decorates the doggie bank is crisp and intricate. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches high by 10 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide (side to side). Price: $350.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Tzintzuntzan charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the fishing scene on the front of the charger.
AM-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large charger featuring a scene of Purepecha (Tarascan) natives fishing their whitefish (pescado blanco) on lovely Lake Patzcuaro, Michoacan, c. 1940's. This is an early piece, in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, a village and ceremonial center of the Purepecha, on the banks of Lake Patzcuaro. Condition is excellent. Size: 19 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $750.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the wonderful Mexican campesino behind his trusty burros. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the two trusty burros.
AL-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a black-ware, oval charger with exquisite and very endearing artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The black-ware charger is decorated with a hand-painted scene of a campesino and his trusty burros, a wonderful scene of rural Mexican village life! The artwork is very crisp, and the colors are wonderfully vibrant. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 inches wide by 11 inches high. Price: $495.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Main photo of the Guerrero figure. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Photo showing the back side of the seated Guerrero figure. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a seated person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. Another side view of the Guerrero figure.
AL-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a person, with wonderful hand-painted decorations in the style of the state of Guerrero, Tulimon, Guerrero, c. 1970. This is a very collectible piece of Guerrero folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide. Price: $375.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the front of the Talquepaque plate.
AJ-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black-ware plate with a wonderful rural scene featuring a Mexican woman carrying pineapples to market and accompanied by her loyal doggie, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The artwork on the plate is especially fine and crisp! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Main photo of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of a bird on the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Closeup photo of a butterfly on the front of the charger. Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. Photo of the back of the charger, showing the artist's signature.
AH-5: Mexican pottery and ceramics, a lovely charger with fantastic artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. contemporary. The artwork is stunning, with beautiful birds and butterflies, and the background is a later development of traditional petatillo (a cross-hatch pattern resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish). On this piece, the petatillo background is more like patterns of small dots than of cross-hatching. The overall effect is stunningly beautiful. The charger is signed by the artist on the back, Martin Garcia Rios. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $825.

 

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.

 

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 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: $625 for the pair.

 

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 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 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 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: $625.

 

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.

 

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 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: $275.

 

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: $250.

 

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 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 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: $525.

 

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 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 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 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: $295.

 

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: $225.

 

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 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 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.

 

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