Stunning 17th Century Spanish Colonial Escribania - Mexico
Stunning 17th Century Spanish Colonial Escribania - Mexico Mexico 17th Century A superb 17th century Spanish colonial fruitwood 'escribania' with finely crafted mahogany, cedar and bone marquetry inlay, hand etched sgraffito and original hand forged iron hinges, hasp and lock-plate, all backed with original red felt. The lidded top with original 17th century hand painted oil on copper painting of 'San Luis Rey'. Finished on all sides with four finely crafted interior drawers and original…
Taxco. It is heavily associated with silver, both with the mining of it & other metals & for the crafting of it into jewelry, silverware & other items. The city was named 1 of Mexico’s “Pueblos Mágicos” (Magical Towns) due to the quality of the silverwork, the colonial constructions & the surrounding scenery
Kitchen inspiration. like the yellow. In Puebla, the second city of Mexico’s colonial era, the kitchen of the early-18th-century convent of Santa Rosa uses bench stoves, tile, vaults and domed ceilings in a fashion that almost replicates those of al-Andalus and North Africa.
Mexico...Colonial Nicho - #6079 A large and impressive 18th century Spanish colonial nicho with hand carved cornice, hand painted interior and gilt-wood doors. Exterior with remnants of original painted surface. The silver cup and the carved wooden santo are shown for scale only and are not part of this listing. This listing is for nicho only. Dimensions: 24 inches high x 16 inches wide x 9 inches deep. Overall width with doors in open position is 30 inches.
(12 November 1651 – 17 April 1695), full name Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana, was a self-taught scholar and poet of the Baroque school, and nun of New Spain. She lived in a colonial era when Mexico was part of the Spanish Empire.
Anonymous - Las Castas (late eighteenth century) This image gives an account of 16 of the 53 different names that the Spanish-speaking elite of colonial Mexico gave for the various racial intermixtures.