POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

 

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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's.
CF-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The black glaze of the background is fantastic, and the artwork is clean and crisp. The scene is a wonderful depiction of the life of a Mexican campesino of this period. Condition is very good; there are some very minor irregularities in the glazing of the rim of the charger. Size: 15 inches diameter. Price: $950.
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Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CF-2: Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1940's. This blanket or rug is very finely woven, and the center medallions are beautiful. Condition is very good; there is one slight pull near one end. the fringe at both ends is intact and lovely. Size: 71 1/2 inches long by 45 1/4 inches wide. Price: $575.
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Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral earrings, c. 1920's.

Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral earrings, c. 1920's. The 14K gold is spectacular, and the workmanship is excellent.
CF-3: Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral, c. 1920's. The 14K gold is spectacular, and the workmanship is excellent. The earrings are extremely elegant and graceful, and the lovely coral compliments the gold beautifully! Condition is excellent. Size: 2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $1400.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The movement and flow of the sculpture are energetic and wonderful; you can feel the vaquero's gaity and pride. Photo shot from in front of the rider and horse.
CF-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The movement and flow of the sculpture are energetic and wonderful; you can feel the vaquero's gaity and pride. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by a great artist! Condition is very good; there is a small bit of minor wear on the base. Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 7 1/16 inches long by 3 inches wide. Price: $875.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful woodcarving depicting a lovely rabbit, with bold colors, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrzola, Oaxaca, c. 1950.
CF-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful woodcarving depicting a lovely rabbit, with bold colors, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950. Manuel would carve wooden figures while he tended the family's flock. He is the father of Oaxacan carved wooden "animalitos and alebrijes". Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches high by 7 1/2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's.
CF-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The bottle is beautifully formed and decorated; these were sometimes used to hold Holy Water. The Madonna is very serene, and the colors are beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 13 3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $775.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace with a very graceful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CF-7: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace with a very graceful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's. The repousee silverwork is exceptional; this is a fine piece of Taxco silver jewelry! The center medallion, with its silver spheres, is incredible. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/2 inches long. The silver medallion is 2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $350.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
CF-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Colors are wonderful, and the artwork is very crisp! Condition of each tile is very good. Size: each measures 4 1/4 inches square. Price: $85 each, or $225 for the set of three.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a hand-forged wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1930.
CF-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a hand-forged wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1930. The cross is very simple and elegant. In Chiapas, these crosses were placed upon the roof of the house, serving as a source of blessing and protection. Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/16 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide, at the arms of the cross. Price: $300.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CF-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very crisp and fine, and the overall effect is stunning. This is a rare and highly beautiful piece of Mexican vintage folk art, and is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 18 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $1900.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a woodcarving depicting the hero of the Mexican revolution, Emiliano Zapata, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CF-11: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a woodcarving depicting the hero of the Mexican revolution, Emiliano Zapata, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The late Manuel Jimenez is the father of wood-carved "animalitos" or "alebrijes". His carvings hold a very important place in the history of Mexican folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 19 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $650.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930.
CF-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. The figure of the campesino is extremely life-like and seems to rise out of the scenery painted on the plate. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/16 inches diameter by 1 1/16 inches deep. Price: $195.
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Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century.
CE-1: Mexican antique Colonial art, and Mexican Colonial devotional art, an incredible hand-carved Nativity set with wonderful statues of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, Mexico, c. 17th-18th century. The statues of Mary and Joseph have glass eyes, and the infant Jesus is beautiful and has a resplendor around his head. The set is a true treasure of Mexican colonial art! Condition is very good; there is some minor paint loss, normal given the age of the set. Size: St. Joseph is 9 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep, front to back. Mary is 9 3/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep, front to back. The infant Jesus is 4 3/4 inches long by 3 inches wide, at the widest part, by 1 1/2 inches high. Price: $1800.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940.
CE-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pendant/pin on a silver chain, with a lovely image of Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on porceline, c. 1940. The silverwork of the pendant/pin and necklace chain is outstanding. Condition is very good. Size: the pendant is 1 1/4 inches high by
1 1/16 inches wide. The silver chain is 20 3/4 inches long. Price: $385.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a stunning cuff-style sterling silver bracelet, Taxco, c. 1950's.
CE-3: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a stunning cuff-style sterling silver bracelet, Taxco, c. 1950's. The design is very graceful and bold, and the silverwork is excellent. Condition is very good. Size: 6 3/4 inches circumference, with an opening for the wrist of 1 inch. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork-art Christmas tree beautifully decorated with angels and birds, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CE-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork-art Christmas tree beautifully decorated with angels and birds, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The tree is very colorful and festive, perfect for the holiday season! Condition is very good. Size: 23 1/16 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide near the base. The circular base is 5 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950.
CE-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful mermaid, swimming happily with her babies on her back, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950. The mermaid is in the traditional cream and dark brown colors, and in the style of this village on the shores of Lake Patzcuaro. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 20 inches long by 12 inches high, at the highest part, by 6 1/2 inches wide near the mermaid's head. Price: $475.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful necklace and earrings set of sterling silver, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CE-6: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful necklace and earrings set of sterling silver, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the design of the set is very graceful and elegant! The earrings are clip-on. Condition is very good. Size: the necklace is 15 inches long by 3/4 inches width. Price: $525 for the set.
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Native American Indian antique baskets, a lovely mission basket with a wonderful shape and very fine weave, Cahuilla, Palm Springs, CA, area, c. 1920.
CE-7: Native American Indian antique baskets, a lovely mission basket with a wonderful shape and very fine weave, Cahuilla, Palm Springs, CA, area, c. 1920. The design and colors, a combination of natural juncus and sumac, are stunning. This is a lovely basket and a great piece of California Native American history. The weave is very tight, with c. 18 stitches per inch. Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches wide, at the widest part, by 5 1/16 inches high. Price: $1350.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The fine-line cross-hatching in the background of the vase is extremely fine. A photo of the second side of the vase.
CE-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo vase, with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The fine-line cross-hatching in the background of the vase is extremely fine. It resembles a mat woven of straw, petate in Spanish. Colors are wonderfully vibrant. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/16 inches high by 4 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $295.
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