Absolutely wonderful vintage - probably 1940s -Tlaquepaque 9 5/8 dinner plate with amazing detail depicting Beautiful Flowers and a lovely fancy bird. As shown- wear commensurate with age and typical of this type of item. Tlaquepaque is the Common word used for the glazed pottery depicting everyday imagery, landscape of the times or of Old Mexico' and originates from the ceramic artist community of the same name. Balbino Lucano He, his two brothers and collected offspring produced some of the finest examples of Petatillo and Tlaquepaque for decades. Since the late 1920-30s and the arrival of the great highway that linked the Americas, Mexico tourism has grown by leaps and bounds.
Border towns prospered with Americans looking for an easy foreign experience and shopping in a much more affordable marketplace as the economy in the States was struggling. Whether spending a holiday in a warm friendly environment or making a quick day trip across the border, Americans were able to gain quick access to all of what Mexico had to offer at border towns such as Ciudad Juárez, Nogales and Tijuana.
Imported further north, these wares were found in finer department stores like W. Macy in New York, Kaufmanns in Pittsburg and Leonards in Chicago. For the more adventurous holiday seekers who ventured into the country of Mexico, there were two major stopping off points.Just outside the second largest City of Mexico at the time, Guadalajara and its neighboring pottery communities of San Pedro Tlaquepaque and Tonalá, you could find an immense thriving artistic center of pottery that had a 400-year tradition in the region. The item "Vintage1940s green Mexican Tlaquepaque RARE hand painted plate 9 5/8 w bird" is in sale since Tuesday, October 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Latin American\Mexico\Pottery". The seller is "xoles" and is located in Braintree, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Russian federation, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.