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Mexican Vintage Pottery and Ceramics

 

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, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Main photo of the bottle. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the Virgin's face. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Closeup photo of the little angel at the Virgin's feet. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. Photo showing the back side of the bottle, showing the Virgin's lovely robes.
CF-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The bottle is beautifully formed and decorated; these were sometimes used to hold Holy Water. The Madonna is very serene, and the colors are beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 13 3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $775.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo showing all three tiles. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the first tile, showing a campesino and cacti. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the second tile, showing a seated man amidst flowers. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the third tile, showing a man seated amidst cacti.
CF-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Colors are wonderful, and the artwork is very crisp! Condition of each tile is very good. Size: each measures 4 1/4 inches square. Price: $85 each, or $225 for the set of three.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the front of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one edge of the charger, showing additional peacocks.
CF-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very crisp and fine, and the overall effect is stunning. This is a rare and highly beautiful piece of Mexican vintage folk art, and is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 18 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $1900.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. Closeup photo of the front of the piece. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. Photo of the back side of the piece showing the stamp, "Made in Mexico".
CF-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. The figure of the campesino is extremely life-like and seems to rise out of the scenery painted on the plate. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/16 inches diameter by 1 1/16 inches deep. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. Main photo of the mermaid. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. A side view of the mermaid. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. A closeup photo of the babies on the mermaid's back. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. A photo shot from above the mermaid looking down.
CE-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. The mermaid is in the traditional cream and dark brown colors, and in the style of this village on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 20 inches long by 12 inches high, at the highest part, by 6 1/2 inches wide near the mermaid's head. Price: $475.

 

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 folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery monkeys in colorful dress, made to hold wonderful mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Main photo of the monkey bottles. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery monkeys in colorful dress, made to hold wonderful mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Photo showing a side shot of the monkeys.
CD-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of pottery monkeys in colorful dress, made to hold wonderful mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. These monkey bottles exude character and charm. They were sold full of delightful spirits by mezcal vendors! Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide by 3 1/16 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

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 devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Main photo of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Photo of the base of the figure, showing the angel at Our Lady's feet. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Closeup photo of Our Lady of Guadalupe's lovely face. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Photo of the backside of the figure.
CC-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Patroness of the Americas, Oaxaca, c. 1940. Beautifully made and primitive in style, the features of Our Lady and of the angel at her feet are very serene and lovely. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a wonderful border surrounding a scene of a deer and a hummingbird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a wonderful border surrounding a scene of a deer and a hummingbird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the hummingbird and deer on the front of the plate.
CA-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a wonderful border surrounding a scene of a deer and a hummingbird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is very crisp and the colors are wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches diameter. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life by Aurelio Flores. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the angel at the front base. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the top part of the tree-of-life by Aurelio Flores. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the tree-of-life.
BZ-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life is beautifully decorated with bright colors, and with birds, angels, and wonderful floral decorations. The Archangel Rafael is at the front center of the tree. This is a spectacular piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 27 inches high by 17 inches wide. The circular base is c. 8 inches diameter. (*Since the piece is fragile, we will hand-deliver the piece within the states of California, Arizona, or New Mexico only!)
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the deer on the front of the bandera ware plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo showing the back side of the plate.
BZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is simple and very child-like. This type of pottery is called bandera-ware because it has the colors of the Mexican flag, or bandera, in Spanish (red, green, and white). Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the burnished Tonala charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the lovely bird on the Tonala burnished charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Photo showing the back side of the Tonala burnished charger.
BZ-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine and graceful, and the colors are wonderful! A lovely large bird (an egret, perhaps), with outstretched wings and tail, graces the front of the charger. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/4 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

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 folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with lovely decorations, 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, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the base of the Heron Martinez candlelabra. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with lovely decorations, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. Photo showing the back side of the Heron Martinez tree-of-life.
BZ-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with beautiful decorations, 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 6 inches wide. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black pottery tree-of-life candlelabra by the famous folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Main photo of the piece by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black pottery tree-of-life candlelabra by the famous folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the birds decorating the pottery piece by Heron Martinez.
BY-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful black pottery tree-of-life candlelabra by the famous folk artist, Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. The tree-of-life has a simple and beautiful shape, and features three lovely birds. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 5 inches diameter. Price: $200.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a playful and endearing bucking horse, with a full mane and a beautiful soft-blue background color, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the horse. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a playful and endearing bucking horse, with a full mane and a beautiful soft-blue background color, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the horses head. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a playful and endearing bucking horse, with a full mane and a beautiful soft-blue background color, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another photo of the back of the horse, decorated with lovely flowers.
BY-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a playful and endearing bucking horse, with a full mane and a beautiful soft-blue background color, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The back of the horse is decorated with very fine and intricate artwork. This is Mexican folk art at its best. Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches long by 4 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $195.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. Main photo of the tree-of-life by Heron Martinez. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. Closeup photo of the donkey at the base of the Heron Martinez tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. Another view of the Heron Martinez tree-of-life, looking down. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. Closeup photo of some of the animals and flowers on the Heron Martinez tree-of-life. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. View of the back side of the piece.
BV-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautifully formed and decorated tree-of-life, attributed to the late, great folk artist, Heron Martinez of Acatlan Puebla, c. early 1950's. The tree features a trellis, built on the back of a steer or donkey. The trellis is filled with lovely, colorful birds and flowers. This is a discerning folk art collector's dream. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 11 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part, and 4 inches deep (front to back) at the bottom donkey. Price: $425.

 

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 set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the four cups. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the cups looking down. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one cup showing a lovely black cat. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of another cup showing a rabbit with plants and flowers. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup of one cup showing a lovely egret. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup of one cup showing another animal and beautiful plants and flowers.
BU-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of four petatillo small cups with beautiful cross-hatching in the background of each (petatillo, from the Spanish word for a straw mat, petate), and wonderful artwork decorations with plants and wonderful animals, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is different on each cup, and it is very crisp and fine! This is petatillo pottery of Tonala/Tlaquepaque at its best! Condition of each cup is very good. Size: each cup measures 2 1/2 inches high by 2 1/16 inches wide, including the handles. Price: $300 for the set.

 

Peruvian pottery and ceramics, and Peruvian folk art, a wonderful pottery Nativity scene with lovely colors, Peru, c. 1970's.  Main photo. Peruvian pottery and ceramics, and Peruvian folk art, a wonderful pottery Nativity scene with lovely colors, Peru, c. 1970's.  Closeup photo of the child's face. Peruvian pottery and ceramics, and Peruvian folk art, a wonderful pottery Nativity scene with lovely colors, Peru, c. 1970's.  Another view of the Nativity scene.
BT-6: Peruvian pottery and ceramics, and Peruvian folk art, a wonderful pottery Nativity scene with lovely colors, Peru, c. 1970's. The Holy Family is beautiful, and the animals at their feet are very lovely and endearing! Condition is very good. Size: the Holy Family is 11 inches high by 6 inches wide at the widest part. The larger animals are 4 inches high by 5 1/4 inches long. Price: $225.

 

Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Main photo of the Nativity Set by Josephina Aguilar of Oaxaca. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Closeup photo of Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus, with a wonderful angel in the background. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Photo of the three kings. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Photo shot from above the set looking down, with shephers and a cow. Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. Another photo of the Holy Family and an angel in white.
BT-11: Mexican pottery and ceramics, and Mexican folk art, a wonderful 9-piece Nativity Set, by the famous folk artist of Ocotlan, Oaxaca, Josephina Aguilar, Oaxaca, c. 1980's. This is a beautiful Nativity Set, and each piece displays great personality. Condition of all pieces of the set is very good. Size: most pieces measure c. 7 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide, the exceptions being the baby Jesus and the wonderful cow. Price: $325 for the set.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware octogonal plate with very fine and detailed artwork and a lovely border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930.  Main photo of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware octogonal plate with very fine and detailed artwork and a lovely border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930.  Closeup photo of the artwork on the plate, featuring a campesino crossing a creek with his burro.
BS-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a blackware octogonal plate with very fine and detailed artwork and a lovely border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930. The artwork features a wonderful Mexican campesino crossing a stream with his faithful burro. Colors and composition are excellent. This is a wonderful piece of vintage Mexican folk/fine art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/16 inches wide by 6 1/16 inches high. Price: $155.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe with wonderful form and colors, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1970.  Main photo of the Lady. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe with wonderful form and colors, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1970.  Closeup photo of Our Lady's face. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe with wonderful form and colors, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1970.  Closeup photo of the bottom of the piece, showing the angel at Our Lady's feet.
BS-4: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery figure of Our Lady of Guadalupe with wonderful form and colors, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1970. The image of Our Lady is very beautiful and serene. This piece is extremely rare for Tzintzuntzan, where the traditional pottery is cream-colored with dark brown designs. This is a beautiful and highly collectible piece of Mexican devotional and folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide (at the widest part) by 4 1/16 inches deep (front to back). Price: $250.

 

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 folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful trio of pottery piggy banks, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's.  Main photo of the piggy banks. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful trio of pottery piggy banks, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's.  Another angle showing the wonderful folk art piggy banks.
BQ-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful trio of pottery piggy banks, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. The piggy banks are full of character and are beautiful. As children, we used banks like these to save our allowances. When full, and when money was needed, they became dismembered chards of pottery. These piggies are in good condition. Size: 6 1/2 inches long by 5 1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide. These are great pieces of vintage Mexican folk art! Price: $55 each, or the three for $150.

 

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: $575.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art blue, raging bull with matadors all over his back, attributed to the late Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the bull. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art blue, raging bull with matadors all over his back, attributed to the late Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Closeup of some of the matadors clinging to the bull's back. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art blue, raging bull with matadors all over his back, attributed to the late Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A photo shot from in front of the blue bull. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art blue, raging bull with matadors all over his back, attributed to the late Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another side photo of the bull.
BO-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art blue, raging bull with matadors all over his back, attributed to Gerardo Ortega, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Matadors, smaller bulls, and bull-agitators straddle the blue bull's back. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by a master artist! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 14 1/2 inches long by 6 inches wide. Price: $675.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of bulls stacked on top of one another, in the form of a tree-of-life, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the stacked bulls. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of bulls stacked on top of one another, in the form of a tree-of-life, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Photo shot from the front of the stacked bulls by Heron Martinez of Acatlan, Puebla. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of bulls stacked on top of one another, in the form of a tree-of-life, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's.  Photo showing a second side of the piece by Heron Martinez.
BN-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of bulls stacked on top of one another, in the form of a tree-of-life, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1940's. This is very possibly a piece by the famous folk artist of Acatlan, Heron Martinez, who loved to depict wonderful animals and scenes reminiscent of the circus. The animals are beautifully and very colorfully decorated. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide. Price: $285.

 

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. Price: the blackware hen is $165; the cream-colored hen casserole is $175.

 

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 very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the artwork on the front of the Tonala pottery plate.
BC-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine pottery octoganal plate with a beautiful background glazing and very fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is very crisp and detailed, and features a wonderful burro in a beautiful rural setting. Condition is excellent. Size: 7 1/2 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the hunting scene on the charger.
BC-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with beautiful and very detailed artwork set against a lovely black background glaze, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on this charger is especially crisp and charming. It features a lively hunting scene. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage fine/folk art, and it is highly collectible. Condition is excellent. Size: 14 inches diameter. Price$1200.

 

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 wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Main photo of the Tlaquepaque pottery charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.  Closeup photo of the scene on the Tlaquepaque charger, showing a Mexican campesino with his trusty dog.
BA-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery charger with fantastic artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork on the charger is exceptionally crisp and fine. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery, and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 17 1/4 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the pottery cups and saucers from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one of the cups and saucers from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of a second cup with artwork depicting a Mexican village scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another of the cups from Tlaquepaque depicting a rural Mexican scene. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another of the cups from Tlaquepaque. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. A photo showing the inside of one of the cups from Tlaquepaque.
AZ-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a set of 4 pottery cups and saucers, with a lovely blackware glazing and astounding artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is detailed and beautiful, and each cup rests on a simple blackware saucer. Condition of the entire set is very good. Size: saucers are 4 1/2 inches in diameter; cups are 3 1/4 inches diameter, not including handles, by 1 3/4 inches high. Price: $185 for the entire set.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Amado Galvan pottery pieces from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the Galvan pottery duck from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the bottom of the duck figure showing Galvan's signature. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Photo of the Galvan pottery charger from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of the lovely dove on the front of the Galvan charger from Tonala.
AY-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, two beautiful pottery pieces by the famous, late Amado Galvan, a burnished charger with fine artwork and a lovely figure of a slender dove, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Both pieces are burnished and beautifully decorated, in the wonderful style of Galvan. Both pieces were purchased from Galvan at his home in Tonala, Jalisco, just outside of Guadalajara, in the 1940's. The lovely dove is signed on the bottom. Condition is excellent. Size: the charger is 12 1/2 inches in diameter; the dove is 13 inches long by 5 1/2 inches high by 3 inches wide. Price for the two pieces: $300.

 

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 truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Jose Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of some of the very fine artwork on one side of the Bernabe pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the artwork on another side of the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the fine artwork on a third side of the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another view of the artwork on the Bernabe pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A photo shot from behind the Bernabe pottery pitcher from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Another photo shot from behnd the Bernabe pitcher. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. A photo of the bottom of the pottery pitcher by Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, showing Bernabe's signature.
AV-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a truly beautiful pottery pitcher, with intricate and crisp artwork, by the famous, late Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The pitcher has a petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a petate, or mat), and the artwork is spectacular. Jose Bernabe ranks as one of the best pottery artists in the history of Tonala! Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 9 inches wide, at the widest part and not including the handle.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

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 large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Main photo of plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Closeup photo of the front of the Tonala pottery plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. Another full view of the front of the plate.
AS-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large petatillo plate with very fine and detailed cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. The artwork on this plate is exceptional, with beautiful floral images, birds, and animals. The late Jose Bernabe developed into one of the best artists in the history of Tonala. His work is exceptional and highly collectible. Condition of this piece is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.

 

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 folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Main image. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Side view of the apartment building. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Closeup photo of the front of the apartment building.
AG-13: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery apartment building filled with happy tenants attending to their flower boxes amidst happy doves, signed on the back "Y.A.D.R.", Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950-60's. Colors are bright and vibrant. This is a wonderful piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide by 5 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.

 

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Main photo. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of two of the bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the other two bottles. Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. Closeup photo of the bases of the four bottles.
AF-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, hand-blown glass holy-water bottles in the shape of Our Lady of Guadalupe, c. 1940's. Three of the bottles have a rare metallic hue, and the fourth is a beautiful cobalt blue. These can be purchased as a set or can be sold individually. Condition is excellent. Size: each bottle is approximately 13-13 1/2 inches high. Price: $295 each, or $1000 for the set of four.
Please note, the turquoise bottle, second from the left, has been SOLD! The other three are still available.

 

Mexican vintage 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.

 

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

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another side of the two planters. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a lovely bird amidst foliage. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A side view of one of the planters, showing a wonderful burro under a graceful palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Another view of a burro under a lovely palm tree. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. A photo showing the insides of the two planters.
AE-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of planters, very early and with exquisite artwork, Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. The scenes decorating these planters are incredible, with verdant plants, burros, birds, and animals, including graceful deer. Condition is very good; it seems they were actually used as planters, but were lovingly cared for. They do not show signs of flaking or melting, and there is no loss of color or glaze. Size: each measures 5 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches diameter at the mouth. Price: $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 and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a scene on one side of the vase showing a campesino snoozing under a lovely cactus. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo of a burro on another side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing another campesino on the side of the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the stamp on the bottom of the petatillo vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo shot from above the vase looking down.
ZZ-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very finely decorated petatillo (the background is filled with very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a Mexican straw-mat or petate) vase, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a very unique and beautiful shape, and the artwork is excellent. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 8 inches high by 5 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $350.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Closeup of dog on front of plate.
VV-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very fine hexagonal plate with a wonderful doggie set in a rural scene, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30's. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches wide by 13 inches high. Price: $225.

 

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

 

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

 

Mexican vintage 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, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Closeup photo of people riding in the back of the truck. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. Photo shot from above the truck.
TT-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk-art, a pottery truck filled with wonderful people, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1960's. This is a wonderful and very collectible piece of vintage Mexican folk-art, by a true master. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches long by 8 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $525.

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Main photo of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup of the scene on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Another closeup of the scenes on the front of the petatillo charger. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Photo of the back side of the petatillo charger from Tonala. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the petatillo charger from Tonala.
TT-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (very fine cross-hatching in the background resembling a straw mat or petate) charger, with incredibly fine artwork, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c.1930's. The petatillo charger features two rural scenes and is a wonderful example of Mexican vintage folk art and pottery. The wonderful border of the plate is simply exquisite! Condition is excellent. Size: 16 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $950.

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup of the pelican on the front of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Photo of the back side of the plate. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. Closeup photo of the stamp on the back of the plate.
PP-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a bandera-ware plate with a graceful pelican and wonderfully intricate border, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco c. 1930's. The artwork on this piece is excellent. This style of Mexican pottery is called bandera-ware because it features the colors of the Mexican flag (bandera, in Spanish), red, green, and white. Condition is excellent. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Main photo of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Side-view of the tile-top table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Photo showing the top of the table, featuring the four Tlaquepaque pottery tiles. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the table. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Another side-view of the wrought-iron table.
MM-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wrought-iron table with four matching black-ware tiles, the tiles from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The lovely black wrought-iron table has a very graceful form, and it is newer than the four matching tiles. This is a magnificent piece of Mexican folk art. The artwork on the tiles is very sharp and extremely beautiful! Condition of table and tiles is excellent. Size: 18 1/2 inches high by 10 1/2 inches square tile-top. Price: $725.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Main photo of vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Closeup photo of the floral designs on the vase. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Photo showing the bottom of the vase.
DD-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo pottery vase from Tonala, c. 1930's, attributed to the great artist Balbino Lucano. Lucano was one of the originators of petatillo (the crosshatching pattern in the background), and he was a master of fine decorative painting. This is a masterpiece of vintage Mexican folk art and a collector's dream! Condition is excellent. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 4 3/4 inches diameter across the middle. Price: $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 beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Main photo. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of the central design scene of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Another photo of the central design. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup photo of one corner of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Closeup showing the Mexican peasant's house. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the bottom and sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing scenes painted on the sides of the bowl. Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. Photo showing the ARIAS mark stamped on the bottom.
Y-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful six-sided bowl from Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920-30. The bowl is stamped on the bottom, " ARIAS, MADE IN MEXICO". The bowl is hand-painted with wonderful rural scenes which cover the inside and each of the six sides of the bowl. This is a great piece for the collector of vintage Mexican pottery! Condition is excellent to mint. Size: 10 1/2 inches wide (point to point) by 3 inches high. Price: $650.

 

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

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a 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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