The first time I came across these votives was in the Frida Kahlo Casa Azul in Mexico City. She and Diego Rivera owned over a thousand of them.
It measures 4 x6 inches. I dont know the age of this retablo.
A retablo in Mexican folk art (also lámina) is a devotional painting, especially a small popular or folk art one using iconography derived from traditional Catholic church art. Many are ex-votos ("from a vow") that depict the story that led to their commission, usually dangerous or threatening events that actually occurred, and which the person survived, thanks to the intercession of a sacred person - God, Mary or a saint. They are made as a way of thanking the sacred person for protection in precarious situations, such as surviving an illness or earthquake. This class of ex-votos often shows the protected humans in the dangerous situation, and the sacred person who protected them, usually with an inscribed explanation of the events, with the date and location. Both devotional and especially ex-voto retablos may be deposited at a shrine as a votive offering, or alternatively kept at home.
Vajrasattva, the sixth Dhyani Buddha, is regarded by the Nepali Buddhist as the priest of the Five Dhyani Buddhas and is in an empassioned embrace with Shakti with both her arms and legs encircling his body He carries two dorjes in his hands while Shakti holds a ghanta (bell) and a dorje. Vajrasatva Shakti is hand made by the artists of Nepal and completely one of a kind. You will receive this exact statue with your order Gilded copper with natural turquoise and coral gemstones. 8-1/2 inches high
A huge and superbly painted painted hand carved wooden jaguar masks from Oaxaca. This is a tradition form of folk art in Oaxaca. These vibrantly painted animals are called Alebrijes. This one measures about 10X10"