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Mexican Tinwork Art (Tin-Art)

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980. Main photo of the nicho. Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980. Another frontal view of the nicho. Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980. Photo of the back of the nicho showing the open door.
EB-7: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980. The nicho is wonderfully made. It has a hinged door on the back. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide. The central rectangular frame of glass is 6 inches high by 4 inches wide. Price: $95.

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror in the shape of a lovely sunburst, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the mirror. Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror in the shape of a lovely sunburst, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of the side of the mirror showing some missing spheres.
DV-8: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror in the shape of a lovely sunburst, c. 1940's. The mirror is visually stunning and would make a great addition in someone's home. The tinwork art is beautiful. Condition is good; the tin spheres on some of the points are missing, which in no way detracts from the overall effect of the piece. Size: 16 inches diameter measured at the longest points. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art mirror with tin scalloping all around it, c. 1930's. Main photo of the mirror. Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art mirror with tin scalloping all around it, c. 1930's. Closeup photo showing the tin scallops aroung the mirror.
DH-6: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art mirror with tin scalloping all around it, c. 1930's. The mirror is made so that it can be hung upright or sideways. The tinwork art mirror is very elegant and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 17 1/16 inches high by 13 1/16 inches wide. Price: $199.

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art and metal art, a lovely wall sconce of wrought iron, c. 1950's. Main photo of the sconce. Mexican vintage tinwork art and metal art, a lovely wall sconce of wrought iron, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the base of the sconce.
DB-1: Mexican vintage tinwork art and metal art, a lovely wall sconce of wrought iron, c. 1950's. The sconce is made to hold one candle, and it has a lovely form. Condition is very good. Size: 20 inches high by
10 1/16 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back) including the candle stand. Price: $225.

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's.  Main photo of the sconce. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's.  A front view of the sconce. Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's.  A photo showing the ironwork art near the base of the sconce.
CY-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's. The ironwork is very well done and the wall sconce is very beautiful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 28 inches high by 8 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.

 

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

 

New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a lovely candle-holder with wonderful stamping and mirrors, New Mexico, c. 1960's.  Main photo of the candle-holder/cross. New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a lovely candle-holder with wonderful stamping and mirrors, New Mexico, c. 1960's.  Closeup photo of the stamping near the top of the cross.
CO-3: New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a lovely candle-holder with wonderful stamping and mirrors, New Mexico, c. 1960's. The candle-holder has a lovely shape (a cross) and is very elegant! Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide at the arms, by 3 inches deep (front to back) at the candle-holder. Price: $185.

 

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

 

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

 

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

Mexican colonial art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. Photo showing the back side of the copper retablo and frame.
CD-4: Mexican colonial devotional art, and Mexican tinwork art and retablos, a stunning retablo depicting Saint Anthony and the Child Jesus, painted on copper and in a handmade wooden frame, Mexico, c. 18th-early 19th century. The artwork is masterful, and the faces of St. Anthony and the Child are beautiful and serene! The woodwork of the handmade frame is wonderful; it could be original to the age of the retablo, or perhaps it was made to house the retablo sometime later. This is a treasure of Mexican colonial art, and certainly by a master. Condition is excellent. Size: 15 1/2 inches wide by 17 inches high, including the frame. The retablo itself is 6 3/4 inches wide by 9 inches high. Price: $1800

 

BU-3: Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork-art candlelabra with five green glass spheres as decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Main photo of the piece. BU-3: Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork-art candlelabra with five green glass spheres as decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Closeup photo showing the glass spheres decorating the tinwork art candlelabra. BU-3: Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork-art candlelabra with five green glass spheres as decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. Photo looking down at the top of the candlelabra.
BU-3: Mexican vintage tinwork art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork-art candlelabra with five green glass spheres as decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The candlelabra is extremely elegant! Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 7 inches wide. Price: $185.

 

Mexican vintage tin-art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Main photo of the tinwork art mirror. Mexican vintage tin-art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the top part of the mirror. Mexican vintage tin-art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. Another full view of the tinwork art mirror.
BR-2: Mexican vintage tin-art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The tinwork art mirror has a wonderful undulating form, and it is wonderful! Condition is very good. Size: 12 3/4 inches high by 10 1/4 inches wide. Price: $150.

 

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