Mexican Folk Artists

Carnival Mask of Man from Veracruz
SKU: MXM-117

Viejito dance, Carnival, Veracruz, Mexico,
mid-20th cent.  Originally part of pair with mask #MXM-116.
Wood painted with oil paints.
(6 1/4” w x 7” h x 4” d.)
Ex. Brand collection.

$250
Yaqui "Pascola" Mask from Sonora
SKU: MXM-133

Pascola dance - Yaqui people, Sonora, Mexico,
c. 1980's
wood,  oil paint, horse hair.
(5.75" w. x 4" d. x 7" h., not including horse hair).
Ex. Brand collection.

$245
Tigre Mask (#mxm092)
SKU: mxm-092

El Pocho dance - Tabasco, Mexico,
c. 1990's
wood, automotive oil paint,
(6" w. x 4" d. x 8" h.)

$225
Virgen de Juquila Nicho
SKU: Nicho-30

Artist unknown.  Oaxaca, Mexico, 1st half of 20th cent.  
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin-foil in wood and glass box.
(6" w. x 3" d. x 9 3/4" h.)

$225
Negrito Mask
SKU: mxm-016

Michoacan, Mexico, c. 1980
Wood painted with oil paints
(5 1/4" w. x 3 1/2" d. x 7 1/4" h.

$195
Virgen de Juquila Nicho
SKU: Nicho-31

Artist unknown.  Oaxaca, Mexico, early 20th cent.  
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin-foil in wood and glass box.  
(5 1/2" w. x 3" d. x 10 1/4" h.).  
Condition Note:  The box has considerable old insect damage, half of right door is missing, and there are cracks and breaks in the wood, as shown in photos.  Piece was photographed without the glass for clarity, but original glass will be shipped with it. This retablo is sold in "as is" condition.

$180
Skull Mask
SKU: MXM-139

Skull mask - Unknown dance, unknown region, Mexico, mid-20th century.
Carved wood w/ wax, mineral pigments.
7" h. x 5 1/2” w. x 4” d.

$175
Moor Mask (#mxm090)
SKU: mxm-090

Carnaval - Carpinteros, Hidalgo, Mexico,
c. 1990's
wood, oil paint,
(6" w. x 5 1/4" d. x 7 1/4" h.)

$175
Miniature Viejo mask from Mexico
SKU: MXM-134

Viejo mask, dance and state undetermined - Mexico,
c. 1970's
wood, oil paint, ribbon
(3 1/2" w. x 2 1/2" d. x 6 1/4" h.).
Ex. Brand collection.

$175
Tigre Mask (#mxm089)
SKU: mxm-089

Oaxaca, Mexico,
c. 1990's
wood, oil paint,
(6 1/2" w. x 7 " d. x 8" h.)

$158
Frida
SKU: JEAG-9501

Jesus Aguilar Alcantara
Ocotlan de Morelos, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Fired clay figure painted with acrylic paints.
(5" w. x 4" d. x 10" h.)
Vintage piece, in excellent condition.

$145
The Prophet/Man of Many Faces #1
SKU: OCU-1601

Unknown artist, Ocumicho, Michoacan, Mexico, c. 1990's.
Fired clay painted with acrylic paints
(5 1/2" w. x 5 1/2" d. x 14" h.).
Vintage sculpture from a major collection of Mexican folk art.  One point missing on back of the hat (see photo), but otherwise in excellent condition.

$145
The Prophet/Man of Many Faces #2
SKU: OCU-1602

Unknown artist, Ocumicho, Michoacan, Mexico, c. 1990's.
Fired clay painted with acrylic paints
(5 1/2" w. x 4" d. x 12 1/2" h.).
Vintage sculpture from a major collection of Mexican folk art.  In Excellent condition.

$145
Virgen de Guadalupe Tin Nicho
SKU: Religart-28

Oaxaca, Mexico, mid-20th cent.
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin, tin-foil in tin and glass box.
(5 1/4" w. x 3 1/4" d. x 7 1/2" h.)

$125
Long-legged Frog from Oaxaca
SKU: BLTC-01

Green Frog
Baltasar C. - Oaxaca, Mexico
Wood painted with acrylic paints
(3 1/2" w. x 12" d. x 3 1/2" h.)

$125
Mariachis Muertos
SKU: MXMN-008

Painted clay figures in wood box with glass front.
(2 3/4" h. x 2 1/2" w. x 1 1/2" d.)
Exact designs vary.

$14
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Viejo Mask
SKU: MXM-078

Attributed to Victoriano Salgado Morales (1920 - 2012) Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico,
c. 1990
"maque" lacquer, wood, animal teeth
(6 3/4" w. x 5" d. x 7 1/2" h.)

 

$475
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Diablo Mask with Reptiles
SKU: MXM-118

Guerrero, Mexico, 20th century.
Carved wood w/ oil paint, animal horn, misc. materials.
21” w. x 21" h. x 12” d.
From a private collection.

$395
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Chivo Mask (#mxm085)
SKU: mxm-085

Carnaval de Chivos - San Bartolo, Hidalgo, Mexico,
c. 1990's
wood, oil paint, goat horn, Horse hair, ribbon, steel wire
(9" w. x 5" d. x 18" h.)

$365
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Maringuilla Mask (#mxm114)
SKU: mxm-114

Juan José Horta Ramos
Tocuaro, Michoacan, Mexico,
c.2014
wood, oil enamel
(7" w. x 4 1/2" d. x 8" h.)

$325
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Diablo Mask with Reptiles
SKU: MXM-119

Guerrero, Mexico, 20th century.
Carved wood w/ oil paint.
8 1/4” w. x 16 1/2" h. x 7 1/4” d.
Ex. Brand collection.

$325
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El Pocho Dance Mask from Tabasco
SKU: MXM-131

El Pocho dance - Teposque, Tabasco, Mexico,
c. 1970's
wood, automotive oil paint,
(6" w. x 5" d. x 7 1/2" h.).
Ex. Brand collection.

 

$325
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Diablo Mask
SKU: MXM-076

Pastorela dance - Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico,
c. 1990
lacquer, wood, animal teeth, cow horns
(15" w. x 6 1/4" d. x 11 1/2" h.)

 

$320
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Diablo "Satanas" Mask
SKU: MXM0-077

Pastorela dance - Uruapan, Michoacan, Mexico,
c. 1990
lacquer, wood, animal teeth, cow horns
(13" w. x 6 1/4" d. x 11" h.)

$320
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Negrito Mask
SKU: MXM-123

Michoacan, Mexico, mid-20th century.
Carved wood w/ oil paint.
6 1/2” w. x 8 1/4" h. x 4 1/4” d.

$295
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One-eyed Man - Mexican Moor Mask
SKU: MXM-124

Veracruz(?), Mexico, mid-20th century.
Carved wood w/ oil paint.
6” w. x 6 1/2" h. x 5” d.
Ex. Brand collection.

$275
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Cristo Crucificado Nicho
SKU: Religart-23

Oaxaca, Mexico, 1st half 20th cent.
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin, tin-foil in wood and glass box.
(6" w. x 3 1/4" d. x 10 3/4" h.)

$250
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"Maringuilla" Carnival Mask from Veracruz
SKU: MXM-116

Viejito dance, Carnival, Veracruz, Mexico,
mid-20th cent.  Originally part of pair with mask #MXM-117.
Wood painted with oil paints,w/ metal earrings
(7 3/4” w x 7 1/4” h x 4 1/4” d.)

$250
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Virgen de Soledad Nicho
SKU: Religart-22

Oaxaca, Mexico, 1st half 20th cent.
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin-foil in wood and glass box.
(5 1/2" w. x 2 3/4" d. x 10 1/2" h.)
 

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Virgen Nicho
SKU: Religart-24

Oaxaca, Mexico, 1st half 20th cent.
Mixed media - Wood, gesso and paint figure with fabric, paper, tin-foil in wood and glass box.
(5 3/4" w. x 2 3/4" d. x 9 1/2" h.)

$225
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Humming-bird Mask (#mxm093)
SKU: mxm093

Carnaval - Carpinteros, Hidalgo, Mexico,
c. 1990's
wood, oil paint,
(6" w. x 14 1/4" d. x 14" h.)

$195
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Zebra by Gabino Reyes Lopez
SKU: GRL-01

Zebra
Gabino Reyes Lopez - La Union Tejalapan, Oaxaca, Mexico, c.1995.
Wood painted with acrylic paints.
(2" w. x 8 1/2" d. x 4 3/4" h.)

$68
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Spotted Frog from Oaxaca
SKU: JBLS-01

Spotted Frog
José Blas R. - Oaxaca, Mexico
Wood painted with acrylic paints
(4 1/2" w. x 5 3/4" d. x 3" h.)

$58
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Holstein Cow from Oaxaca
SKU: JSOR-01

Cow
Josue Ortocha  - Oaxaca, Mexico
Wood painted with acrylic paints
(1 3/4" w. x 5" d. x 4" h.)

$36
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