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Mexican and Guatemalan Folk Art for Sale


The following is our selection of our Mexican and Guatemalan folk art for sale:
Assorted folk art
Oaxacan woodcarvings
Skeletons
Heart Milagros and Hearts
Nichos, Santos, and Angels
Crosses
Vintage folk art


Well-known Mexican artists on this page: Josefina Aguilar, Demetrio Garcia, Guillermina Aguilar, Dolores Porras, Enedina Vasquez, Oscar Hernandez Miranda, Lucas Lorenzo & sons, as well as others.
The Guatemalan pieces here are examples of the higher level of craftsmanship and creativity that we are beginning to see in Chichicastenango in the past couple of years.

Click on each image for a larger view. Measurements are in inches.
Packing and shipping are included in the price. 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 on email orders.

Assorted Folk Art

 

Huichol yarn painting, round
HUICHOL2.
Round Huichol yarn painting
23" in diameter, Mexico, $500

Copper Olla from Santa Clara
COPPER 3
Fine hand-forged copper olla from Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacan, Mexico.,
10 1/2" Dia. X 9"H,
$230.

Oscar Hernandez painted steel wire unicorn
OSCAR3.
Unicorn by Oscar Hernandez Miranda, once a student of Saulo Moreno. Oscar solders together hundreds of small pieces of steel wire to
create these figures, then enamels them inside and
out.
4 1/2"W X 11 1/2"L
X11 3/8"H, $395.

Handcarved cricket rattle
RATTLE2
Handpainted and handcarved wooden
cricket rattle from
Guerrero, Mexico.
5 1/2"W X 4 1/2"H X 11"L,
$42.

Paper mache devil
DEVIL1
Paper mache devil, Mexico.
5 "W X 6"H X 5 1/2"D,
$35.

Adam and Eve - steel wire and paper mache
EPASCUAL1, Adam and
Eve in the Garden of
Eden by Eusebia Pascual, former student of Saulo Moreno. Paper mache
over wire frame.
10"W x 11'D X 4"H, $320.
Zoo- paper mache and steel
EPASCUAL2, Charming
zoo by Eusebia Pascual, former student of Saulo Moreno. Paper mache over wire frame. 10"W x
11 1/2'D X 3 3/4"H,
$320.
Glazed clay moon, Guatemala
MOON4.
Glazed stoneware moon, Guatemala, 9.5"w X 10.5" H X 1.5"D, $50.
Glazed clay moon, Guatemala
MOON1.
Glazed stoneware moon, Guatemala, 9.5"w X 10.5" H X 1.5"D, $50.

Adam and Eve painting, Lorenzo

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Primitive painting of Adam and Eve by
Aureliano Lorenzo, oil enamel on masonite,
7 7/8" X 11 3/4", $69.
Lorenzo painting on masonite
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Primitive painting of a Zapatista by
Jesus Lorenzo, oil enamel
on masonite, 7 3/4" X 11 3/4", $69.
San Sebastian on masonite, Lorenzo
Lorenzo8
Primitive painting of San Sebastian by
Aureliano Lorenzo, oil enamel on masonite,
7 7/8" X 11 3/4", $69.
Christ being baptized by John the Baptist, painting on masonite
Lorenzo9
Primitive painting by
Aureliano Lorenzo, oil enamel
on masonite, 7 7/8" X 11 3/4", $69.

Handcarved and painted wooden chest, Guatemala
GUATE10
Handcarved wooden chest, Guatemala.
11 1/4"W X 6 3/4"D X 10 1/2"H.
Actual chest, less base, is
10" W X 6 3/8" H X 7 1/8"D.
$85

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Handcarved and painted wooden chest, Guatemala
GUATE9
Handcarved wooden chest, Guatemala.
11 1/4"W X 6 3/4"D X 10"H.
Actual chest, less base, is
9 3/4" W X 6 1/4" H X 7"D.
$85

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wooden figure in Guatemalan costume
GUATE1
Handcarved wooden figure wearing costume for Dance of the Negritos. Guatemala.
3 3/4"W X 11" H X 3 1/2"D, $69

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Wooden figure in Guatemalan dance costume
GUATE2
Handcarved wooden figure wearing costume for Dance of the Negritos. Guatemala.
3"W X 11 1/2" H X 3 1/2"D,
$69

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Wooden figure in Guatemalan dance costume
GUATE4
Handcarved wooden figure wearing costume for Dance of the Conquistadores. Guatemala
3 "W X 10 3/4" H X
3 1/2"D, $69

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Wooden figure in Guatemalan dance costume
GUATE3
Handcarved wooden figure wearing costume for Dance of the Voladores. Guatemala
3 "W X 13 1/2" H X 3 1/2"D, $69

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Oaxacan Woodcarvings
Oaxaca woodcarving by Ventura Fabian
WOOD 6
Ventura Fabian coyote, painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
4"W X 17"D X16.5"H, $165
Oaxacan carved angel by Jesus Sosa
WOOD 4
Jesus Sosa angel, painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
9"W X 12"D X17"H,
$225.
Oaxaca carving by Avelino Perez
WOOD 2
Avelino Perez
Campesino with Machete,
painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
3"W X 3" L
X6"H, $57
Oaxacan woodcarving by Avelino Perez
WOOD 9
Brown and white cow by Avelino Perez,
painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
2 3/8"W X 4 1/2"L
X4 1/4" H, $45
Oaxacan woodcarving by Tribus Mixe group
WOOD 3
Tribus Mixe Laborer,
painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
3.5"W X 3.5" L
X8"H, $79
Oaxacan woodcarving -- cow
WOOD 8
Black and white cow, unsigned,
painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
2"W X 6.5"L X4.25"H,
$35
Oaxacan woodcarving by Castillo
CASTILLO 5
painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
Large dinosaur by Elvis Castillo.
15"H X 16"L X 7.5"W,
$285.
     
Skeletons

Skeleton family by Demetrio Garcia

DG1
Clay skeletons at a table
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar,
Oaxaca, Mexico. The set, as shown, measures
7 "H X 12"W X 8"D,
$550.
Special packing required. We will tell you the packing charges when we get your shipping address. Call us at 73 748-8133 or email us at magicas@pdq.net
99-DG-02

Catrina head by Enedina Vasquez

EVASQUEZ14
By award-winning Enedina Vasquez: catrina head for hanging on wall, 4 1/2" H X 3 1/2" W
x 2 1/4" D,
$95.
Oaxaca
07-EV-12

Catrina head by Enedina Vasquez
EVASQUEZ15
By award-winning Enedina Vasquez: catrina head forhanging on wall,
4 1/2" H X 3 1/2" W
x 2 1/4"D,
$95.
Oaxaca.
07-EV-12

Enedina Vasquez clay skeleton catrina
EVASQUEZ3
Award-winning Enedina Vasquez skeleton in native dress, 5" H X 3 1/4" W X
2: D, $135
Oaxaca.
Enedina Vasquez clay catrina skeleton
EVASQUEZ5
Award-winning Enedina Vasquez skeleton in native dress, 4" H X 2 1/2" W X
2"D, $95.
Oaxaca.
Enedina Vasquez clay catrina skeleton
EVASQUEZ6
Award-winning Enedina Vasquez skeleton in native dress. Enedina is Angelica Vasquez' sister. 5" H X 2" W x 2" D,
$95.
Oaxaca.
Enedina Vasquez Catrina skeleton
EVASQUEZ7
Aw
ard-winning Enedina Vasquez skeleton in native dress, 4" H X 2 1/2" W X
2"D, $95.
Oaxaca.
Enedina Vasquez clay catrina skeleton
EVASQUEZ10
Award-winning Enedina Vasquez skeleton in native dress, 4 3/4" H X 3 1/2" W x 3 1/2" D,
$135.
Oaxaca.

Skeleton bride from Michoacan, clay
S16 Glazed clay skeleton bride, Capula, Michoacan, Mexico.
3.75"W X 8.25"H X 3.5"D.
$42.

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Skeleton Bride from Michoacan, clay
S17 Glazed clay skeleton bride, Capula, Michoacan, Mexico.
3.5"W X 8.25"H X 3.5"D.
$42.

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Carved skeleton priest by Avelino Perez
S18 Carved wood skeleton priest by Avelino Perez, Oaxaca, Mexico. 2.5"W X 6"H X 3"D.
$60.

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Carved skeleton priest by Avelino Perez
S19 Carved wood skeleton priest by Avelino Perez, Oaxaca, Mexico. 2.5"W X 6"H X 2.5"D.
$60.

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Clay Frida skeleton, small
S22. Painted clay skeleton Frida, Oaxaca, Mexico. 3"H X 2.5"W X 1.75"D, $18
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Clay Frida skeleton, small
S21. Painted clay skeleton Frida, Oaxaca, Mexico. 3"H X 2.5"W X 1.75"D, $18
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Painted skeleton in nicho frame
S13. Wooden nicho with painting on masonite of skeleton woman at Dia de Muertos celebration. Mexico.The image has a blue background and an antiquing stain overglaze.
8 7/8" W X 12 1/2" H X 1 3/4"D, $80.

Painted skeleton in wooden nicho
S14.
Wooden nicho with paintings on masonite of skeleton women at Dia de Muertos celebration. Mexico. The images have a blue background and an antiquing stain overglaze.
16 3/4" W X 12 1/2" H
X 1 3/4"D, $130
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Paper mache skull mask

S5. Paper mache skull mask by Monteil of Guanajuato, Mexico. 5.75"W X 9"H X 4.5"D.
$37.

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Paper mach skull mask
S8. Paper mache skull mask with flower. 6"W X 8.5"H X 3"D.
$24 .

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Paper mache skull mask
S9. Paper mache skull mask with flower. 5.5"W X 8"H X 2.5"D.
$24 .

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Paper mache skull mask
S10. Paper mache skull mask
with flower.
6"W X 8.5"H X 3"D.
$24 .

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skull mask wood
S1
Handcarved & hand-painted
wooden skull mask from
Guatemala.
8.5"W X 9.5"H X 4.75"D.
$95 .

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Wooden skull mask
S2
Handcarved and hand-painted wooden skull mask from Guatemala. 7.25"W X 5"H X 2.75"D.
$55.
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Wooden skull mask
S3 Handcarved and hand-painted wooden skull mask from Guatemala.
6.75"W X 10"H X 4.75"D.
$95 .
Wooden skull mask
S6 Handcarved and hand-painted wooden skull mask from Guatemala.
4.25"W X 7.5"H X 3.5"D.
$49 .

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.Carved wooden skull
S20 Handcarved and handpainted wooden skull with frog on top,Guatemala,
5.25"W X 9.75"H X 6"D.
$55
13-PJC-29
Carved wooden cross with skeleton
S15 Small handcarved and handpainted wooden cross and skeleton,Guatemala,
7.25"W X 12.25"H X 5"D.
$55.

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Mini carved wooden skull with horns
S12 Small handcarved and handpainted wooden skull mask with horns,Guatemala,
6"W X 5"H X 2.5"D.
$26 .

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Mini carved wooden skull
S11 Small handcarved and handpainted wooden skull mask,Guatemala,
3.25"W X 4.5"H X 2.5"D.
$32.

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Clay skull necklace
DOD Necklace
Handpainted clay skulls and black glass beads on a long cord. Skulls are 3/4" tall. Made in Oaxaca. $32.
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Clay skull bracelet
DOD Bracelet
Handpainted clay skulls and black glass beads on elastic cord. Skulls are 3/4" tall. Made in Oaxaca. $22.
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Heart Milagros and Hearts
Carved gilded wooden heart
H4. Med. gold leaf hand-carved wooden sacred heart. Mexico.
3 1/4" W X 5 1/2"'H x 7/8"
$28.
Carved wooded gilded heart
H5.
Med. gold leaf wooden hand-carved sacred heart . Mexico.
3 1/4" W X 5 1/2"'H x 7/8"
$28.

Carved gilded wooden heart
H6.
Med. gold leaf hand-carved wooden sacred heart. Mexico.
3 1/4" W X 5 1/2"'H x 7/8"
$28.

Painted tin heart milagro
H10.Painted tin heart.
Surface of heart is raised.
Mexico.
7"W X 9"H
$38

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Painted metal heart
H8.Deco tin painted heart.
Surface of heart is raised.
Mexico.
7'W X 1O 1/2"H
$37

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Painted metal heart
H9.David tin painted heart with
doves.
Surface of heart and
crown of thorns are raised.
Mexico.
10"W X 9 1/2"H.
$44

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Painted tin hearts
H12.Pair of painted tin hearts.

Oaxaca, Mexico.
L is 3 1/4" X 6 1/4",
R is 5 1/2 X 5 1/2.
$22 for the pair.

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Painted tin hearts
H13.Pair of painted tin hearts.
Oaxaca, Mexico.
L is 5" X 5 1/2",
R is 3 3/4 X 61/2.
$22 for the pair.


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Painted tin heart in hand
H7.Painted tin heart in hand.
Mexico. 6 1/2"W X 9 1/2"H
$25

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Religious Folk Art -- Nichos, Santos, and Angels
Josefina Aguilar Cruz de Animas plato
JOSEFINA1
Small plato with Cruz de Animas by Josefina Aguilar of Oaxaca. Hand-painted clay.
8" Dia X 2 "deep, $175.
Miniature Peruvian Painting in Gilded Tin Frame
P4. Virgin of Guadalupe. A miniature Peruvian
oil painting in the Cuzco
style framed in a specially
finished tin frame from Oaxaca, Mexico. The paintings are mounted on a second canvas because they had no margin
room for framing.
7" W X 9 " H, Was $125.
now $105.
Miniature Peruvian Painting of Saint in Gilded Tin Frame
P6. Angel Raphael. A miniature Peruvian oil painting in the Cuzco
style framed in a specially finished tin frame from Oaxaca, Mexico. The paintings are mounted on a second canvas because they had no margin room for framing. 7" W X 9 " H, Was $125.
now $105.
Miniature Painting of Saint in Gilded Tin Frame
P2. Virgin of Guadalupe.A miniature Peruvian oil painting in the Cuzco style framed in a specially
finished tin frame from Oaxaca, Mexico. The paintings are mounted on
a second canvas because they had no margin room
for framing. 7" W X 9 " H, Was $125.
now $105.
Cruz de Animas by Demetrio Garcia
DG15 Cruz de Animas
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar, Oaxaca, Mexico,
14"H X 8 1/4"W X 2"D
$710 includes special packing and shipping
Clay Virgen figure by Demetrio Garcia
DG10 Virgen de Zapopan
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar, Oaxaca, Mexico,
8 1/2"H X6 "W X 3"D, $129.
Clay virgin figure by Demetrio Garcia
DG7 Santa Ursula
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar, Oaxaca, Mexico,
6"H X 3"W X 3"D, $129.
Clay Virgin Figure by Demetrio Garcia
DG8 Virgen de Los Remedios
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar, Oaxaca, Mexico,
7 1/2"H X 7"W X 3"D, $129.
Wooden Santo by Arturo Aj CAnil
S11 Handcarved and intricately painted wood Santo by Arturo Aj Canil, national 1st place award winning carver from Guatemala, 15"H X
7 1/2"W X 5"D, $225.
Wooden Santo by Arturo Aj Canil.
S13 Handcarved and
intricately painted wood
San Antonio by Arturo
Aj Canil, national 1st place award winning carver from Guatemala, 19 3/4"H X 7"W
X 4"D, $365.

GUATE5
Handcarved wooden angel, Guatemala.
7 1/2"W X 10"H X 3 1/2"D, $55

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GUATE7
Handcarved wooden angel, Guatemala.
7 "W X 9 7/8"H X 3 3/4"D, $55

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GUATE8
Handcarved wooden angel, Guatemala.
8 3/4"W X 3 1/4"H X 3 1/2"D, $55

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Carved Oaxacan angel
WOOD 33
Jesus Sosa angel, painted Oaxacan woodcarving,
9"W X 12"D X17"H,
$235.

 

 

 

 

Crosses

painted metal cross
#C11.Painted wooden cross by David with Virgin of Guadalupe in the center.
8 1/2" W X 12"H X 1".
Mexico, $62.

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painted metal cross
#C2. Painted tin cross by David with Virgin of Guadalupe under glass in the center.
7" W X 9"H X 1.5".
Mexico, $45.


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painted metal cross
#C3. Painted tin cross by David with Guardian Angel under glass in the center.
9" W X 11.5"H X 1.5".
Mexico, $65.
painted metal cross
#C4. Painted tin cross by David with Virgin of Guadalupe under glass in the center.
11.5" W X 16"H X 1 1/4".
Mexico, $78.


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painted metal cross
#C8.Painted tin cross by David with the Virgin of Guadalupe under glass in the center.
8 1/2" W X 12"H X 1".
Mexico, $65.

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#C5 Painted tin cross by David with Saint Theresa under glass in the center.
9" W X 11.5"H X 1.5".
Mexico, $65.

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painted metal cross
#C6.
Painted tin cross by David with Our Lady of Perpetual Help under glass in the center.
8 1/4" W X 10" H X 3/4".
Mexico, $45.

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painted metal cross
#C7. Painted tin cross by David with image of Jesus under glass in the center.
6" W X 9"H X 1 1/2".
Mexico, $45.

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painted wooden cross
#C9.Painted wooden cross by David with a tin sacred heart in the center.
12 1/2" W X 19 3/4"H
X 1 1/4".
Mexico, $85.

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painted wooden cross
#C10.Painted wooden cross by
David with a heart in the center.
8 1/2" W X 12"H X 1".
Mexico, $62.

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red painted cross with angel
#C16.David Cross with a clay angel in the center.
6 1/2" W X9 1/2"H X 1".
Mexico, $55


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wooden cross with saint images
#C14.Painted wooden cross
9" W X 11 3/4"H X 3/4".
Mexico, $59.

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blue cross
#C15. Painted double wooden
cross with images of Virgin of Guadalupe in watch parts
and a metal cross in the center. Mexico. 12"W X 8 1/2"H X 2",
$55.

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cross with iron trim
#C13.Painted wooden cross
12 1/2 " W X 20"H X 1 1/2".
Mexico, $75.

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Cruz de Animas by Demetrio Garcia
DG15 Cruz de Animas
by Demetrio Garcia Aguilar, Oaxaca, Mexico,
14"H X 8 1/4"W X 2"D
$710 includes special packing and shipping

Vintage Folk Art. 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.


Porres turtle pot
PORRAS 1
Charming pot with a turtle head, legs, and tail by the late Dolores Porras.
13"L X 10"W X 9 1//4" H
$165 includes special packing and shipping
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Porras round pot
PORRAS 2
Round form by the late Dolores Porras with her classic mermaid image wrapped around the piece. The face is on top.
9" Dia X 9 1/2" H
$155 includes special packing and shipping.


JOSEFINA 2
A unique gem by the incomparable Josefina Aguilar! Newlywed bride and groom leave the wedding in a cart laden with wedding gifts. Included in the set is a palm tree. The cart is about 10" tall and the palm tree a bit over a foot tall. Figures are the standard size Josefina "chica" figures -- about 5" tall seated.
$250 includes special packing and shipping.

 

Primitive Virgin of Guadalupe in wooden nicho
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.
Primitive wooden nicho with Christ figure
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.

Guillermina Aguilar funeral

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 Aguilar nativity
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

Guillermina Aguilar animal bell
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
.

Guillermina Aguilar animal bell
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.

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.

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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.