Las Manos Mágicas
Vintage Mexican Folk art for Sale

The following is a selection of our older pieces of folk art for sale. Some of these come from private collectors who choose to sell pieces in their collections. Ages vary from ten to 30 years old. Most of these pieces are either not made today or are of a finer quality than work made now by the same artist. Some are rare treasures. Information on each piece was provided by the owners and is true to the best of their knowledge.

Click on each image for a larger view. Measurements are in inches.
Packing and shipping are included in the most pieces on this page. Some require special packing, which will cost more. These pieces are marked as needing special packing. Please call us at 713-748-8133 to place orders or email us at magicas@pdq.net for more information. We can also bill you through Pay Pal.

The Guillermina Aguilar animal bells are some of the very first pieces done by the Aguilar family.


M57. Painted wooden
vintage viejo mask for the dance of Los Manueles, Zoquiapan, Guerrero, Mexico. This is either the grandfather
or the father of the novia. Early1970's.
"8 W X 10"H X 6"D. $325.


M2.Carved wood dog mask, danced,
from the Puebla/Veracruz border region, Mexico, 7"W X 7 3/4" H X 4 1/4"D,
$225.

12-LAG-01

 

M31. Painted canvas jaguar costume and carved wooden mask from Guerrero. Mid 1980's to early 1990's. See notes on linked page.
6' x 6'(to end of arms)
Tigre mask 9" x 8"
was $750, now $550.

 



R 2 Very primitive wooden Virgin of Guadalupe in wooden nicho. Outside of nicho is distressed from getting wet. 1970's. Probably Mexico.
8" W X 16.5"H X5"D
$325.

 


 


R.7 Painted wooden
nicho.Venezuela. 1980's.
The figures are corrugated cardboard - look at the side view to see this. Signed Luna Luna. Very good condition. 9" W X 12.5" H X 5" D

$275.

R.5 Painted wooden
Santiago Apostol riding a horse. Owner purchased this piece in New Mexico in the 1970's, but it appears Mexican in origin. Ears have been lost.
9.5" W X 12" H X4.5" D
$275.

GUILLERMINA 1
Vintage funeral scene by
Guillermina Aguilar. This piece is from the 1970's.The grouping measures about 12" in diameter and the tallest figures are 4 1/2 to 5' tall.
$225.



GUILLERMINA 2
Vintage nativity scene by
Guillermina Aguilar. This piece is from the 1970's.
The tallest figures are 3 1/2" to 4" tall.
$225


JOSEFINA ARK
This incredible ark by Josefina Aguilar comes
with Noah and his family and 19 pairs of animals!
The ark itself is 16" W X 8"D X 7"H. The people are about 3 1/2 ' tall and the entire assemly will fit on
a 30"X 60" table. We commissioned it for a customer over a dozen years ago and she is now selling it. The set is in perfect condition and is one of the neatest Josefina pieces we have ever seen!

$2400. PRICE REDUCED, NOW $2000.

NEEDS SPECIAL PACKING!
Packing and shipping extra.


BELL3
This animal bell by
Great Master Guillermina Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, is painted natural clay.
7" tall,
3 1/4
" diameter, 10 to 20
years old. From a private Houston collector.
$48.


BELL4
This animal bell by
Great Master Guillermina
Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, is painted natural clay.
4" tall, 2
" diameter, 10 to 20
years old. From a private Houston collector.
$29.

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BELL7
This animal bell by
Great Master Guillermina
Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, is painted natural clay.
7 5/8" tall, 3
" diameter,
10 to 20
years old. From a private Houston collector.
$48.




JOSEFINA3
Angel candelholder by
Josefina Aguilar. This piece is about ten years old and was made by Josefina. 9 1/4"H
X 4 1/4" W X 4"D, $150