POCAS COSAS

The Finest in Mexican and Native American Arts
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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

 

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Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a lovely textile with a beautiful color-combination and woven of fine wool, Tlaxcala, c. 1940's.
CY-1: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a lovely textile with a beautiful color-combination and woven of fine wool, Tlaxcala, c. 1940's. The central medallion is exceptional. This would make a wonderful wall-hanging, or a cover for a bed or table. Condition is very good. Size: 86 inches long by 41 inches wide. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful and very finely woven textile with beautiful decorations, Texcoco, c. 1930's.
CY-2: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful and very finely woven textile with beautiful decorations, Texcoco, c. 1930's. The textile has a lovely cream-colored background and wonderful indigo Aztec designs and highlights. Condition is very good. Size: 78 inches long, not including the fringe, by 35 3/4 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage copper and silver jewelry, an elegant and beautiful tea/coffee set of copper with sterling silver decorative scenes on each piece, signed Victoria, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage copper and silver jewelry, an elegant and beautiful tea/coffee set of copper with sterling silver decorative scenes on each piece, signed Victoria, Taxco, c. 1940's. The set has eight pieces, including a very large platter. It is very elegant and stunning! A photo of the large platter.

Mexican vintage copper and silver jewelry, an elegant and beautiful tea/coffee set of copper with sterling silver decorative scenes on each piece, signed Victoria, Taxco, c. 1940's. The set has eight pieces, including a very large platter. It is very elegant and stunning! A photo of the coffee pot.
CY-3: Mexican vintage copper and silver jewelry, an elegant and beautiful tea/coffee set of copper with sterling silver decorative scenes on each piece, signed Victoria, Taxco, c. 1940's. The set has eight pieces, including a very large platter. It is very elegant and stunning! Condition is very good. Size: the large platter is 15 1/4 inches diameter; the coffee/tea pot is 8 1/2 inches high by 5 inches widest diameter, not including handles; the sugar pitcher is 4 1/2 inches high by 3 1/4 widest diameter; the milk pitcher is 4 1/2 inches high by 3 inches widest diameter; the two candle holders are each 2 3/4 inches high by 3 3/4 widest diameter at the stands; and the cream pitcher ia 2 1/4 inches high by 1 1/2 inches widest diameter. Price: $750 for the set.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings with beautiful inlaid pieces of lovely turquoise, signed Dishta, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's.
CY-4: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings with beautiful inlaid pieces of lovely turquoise, attributed to Dishta, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. The dangling silver and turquoise earrings are stunningly elegant and beautiful. Condition is very good. The earrings attach via a post for pierced ears. Size: each is 2 inches long by 3/4 inches at the widest part. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
CY-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely set of three bandera-ware plates decorated with graceful birds, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. This style and coloration of pottery is called "bandera" because they are the colors of the Mexican flag (bandera), white, red, and green. This set of plates is very unique in that the plates also have streaks of blue, and they were probably specially made for an American or French tourist to represent the colors of their respective flags (red, white, and blue). Condition of the three plates is very good. Size: each measures 8 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $150 for the set.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver and turquoise jewelry, a beautiful Navajo bracelet with an elegant design and wonderful turquoise stones, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.
CY-6: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver and turquoise jewelry, a beautiful Navajo bracelet with an elegant design and wonderful turquoise stones, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The turquoise stones are wonderfully set off by a border of crimpled silver. The effect is incredible. The quality and beauty of the turquoise stones also make this piece very special. It is signed with the artist's signature, "V". Condition is very good. Size: 2 5/8 inches wide by 5/8 inches high. The opening for the wrist is 1 1/4 inches. Price: $475.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Another side of the pitcher.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A third side of the pitcher.
CY-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery pitcher with fabulous artwork featuring graceful quetzales, birds, blue deer and ducks, surrounded by wonderful floral designs, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a very unique piece of pottery and a discerning collector's dream. The artwork is simply spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 8 inche high by 5 1/4 inches wide. Price: $925.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's.
CY-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage tinwork and ironwork art, a lovely wrought iron wall sconce with a hand-blown amber glass shade, c. 1950's. The ironwork is very well done, and the wall sconce is very beautiful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 28 inches high by 8 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork art and glass nicho with a wonderful carved wooden statue of Our Lady, the statue is c. 1930's.
CY-9: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely tinwork art and glass nicho with a wonderful carved wooden statue of Our Lady, the statue is c. 1930's. The statue is coated with gesso and is hand-painted. The nicho is very well-made. Condition of nicho and statue is very good. Size: the statue of Our Lady is 7 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide by 1 3/4 inches deep (front to back). The nicho is 16 inches high by 9 3/4 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely and whimsical wood carving of a heron or duck, attribute to the great Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely and whimsical wood carving of a heron or duck, attribute to the great Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. This is Manuel Jimenez at his best; this is great folk art by a master! A front view of the figure.
CY-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a lovely and whimsical woodcarving of a heron or duck, attributed to the great Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. This is Manuel Jimenez at his best; this is great folk art by a master! Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $135.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a very lovely set of necklace and earrings made of "married metals", silver and copper, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CX-1: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a very lovely set of necklace and earrings made of "married metals", silver and copper, Taxco, c. 1940's. The set has a wonderful Aztec design, and is very elegant and beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: the medallion or main pendant of the necklace is 3 1/16 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. The sterling silver chain is 18 3/4 inches long. The earrings are 1 3/4 inches long by 1 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $390 for the set.
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Farmers in Guerrero would carve these bulls and take them to church to be blessed. The bulls were carried in religious processions. They were then placed in the farmers' fields in hopes of a great havest. Condition is good; there are some signs of wear from age and from being placed in fields.  Main photo of the bull.

Farmers in Guerrero would carve these bulls and take them to church to be blessed. The bulls were carried in religious processions. They were then placed in the farmers' fields in hopes of a great havest. Condition is good; there are some signs of wear from age and from being placed in fields.  Photo shot from behind the bull showing its back side and tail.
CX-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving and masks, a wonderful "Blessing Bull", Guerrero, c. 1930's. The woodcarved bull is beautifully carved and painted. Farmers in Guerrero would carve these bulls and take them to church to be blessed. The bulls were carried in religious processions. They were then placed in the farmers' fields in hopes of a great havest. Condition is good; there are some signs of wear from age and from being placed in fields. Size: 10 1/2 inches long by 7 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide.
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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver and coral jewelry, a beautiful multiple-strand necklace of coral, silver, turquoise, and heshi, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver and coral jewelry, a beautiful multiple-strand necklace of coral, silver, turquoise, and heshi, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. The necklace is very well constructed, and the colors are stunning! A side angle photo of the Navajo necklace.
CX-3: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver and coral jewelry, a beautiful multiple-strand necklace of coral, silver, turquoise, and heshi, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. The necklace is very well constructed, and the colors are stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 28 1/2 inches long. Price: $675.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The pottery rooster is very large, and the clay has stamping to resemble feathers. Photo with a ruler to show the size of the piece.
CX-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Oaxacan blackware pottery sculpture of a rooster, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The pottery rooster is very large, and the clay has stamping to resemble feathers. Condition is very good. Size: 22 1/2 inches high by 17 inches long by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $395.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pair of birds, salt and pepper shakers,  made of Olinala laquered gourds, Olinal, Guerrero, c. 1940's.
CX-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pair of birds, salt and pepper shakers, made of Olinala laquered gourds, Olinala, Guerrero, c. 1940's. The laquer-work is wonderful, and the gourds are beautifully painted with floral designs. This is Mexican folk art at its best! Condition is very good. Size: each measures c. 5 1/2 inches high by about 3 inches wide. Price: $75 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo charger with a central scene of a burro setting off for the mercado, loaded with merchandise, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CX-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo charger with a central scene of a burro setting off for the mercado, loaded with merchandise, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The glazing is very beautiful, and the border that frames the central scene is wonderful. The charger has a lovely petatillo background (very fine hatchwork lines, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) and has its own built-in pottery hanger on the back. Condition is very good. Size: 14 1/16 inches in diameter. Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1950's.
CX-7: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1950's. The workmanship is exceptional, and the dangling silver earrings are elegant and very graceful. Condition is very good. Size: 1 1/16 inches long by 1 inch wide, at the widest part. Price: $95.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1950's.
CX-8: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with fine repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1950's. The earrings, made with posts for pierced ears, have a lovely almost sculpted design. They are elegant and graceful. Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches long by 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $75.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish, is incredibly fine, and the artwork and colors are spectacular!  Another side of the bowl.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish, is incredibly fine, and the artwork and colors are spectacular!  Another side of the petatillo bowl.
CX-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo bowl with incredibly fine glazing and artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The petatillo background (fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish, is incredibly fine, and the artwork and colors are spectacular! The piece is unsigned, but it is truly the work of a master. This is a museum-quality piece and is a collector's dream. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $575.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of earrings with a wonderful design and great repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1930's.
CX-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of earrings with a wonderful design and great repousee silverwork, Taxco, c. 1930's. The earrings have a beautiful cylindar-like shape and are very well-made. Condition is very good. Size: 1 1/16 inches long by 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage textiles, serapes (sarapes) and huipiles, a stunning dress ensemble (blouse and matching skirt), beautifully embroidered and with needlepoing at borders, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1940.

Mexican vintage textiles, serapes (sarapes) and huipiles, a stunning dress ensemble (blouse and matching skirt), beautifully embroidered and with needlepoint at borders, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1940. The set is beautifully decorated, and the colors are spectacular. Photo of the blouse.

Mexican vintage textiles, serapes (sarapes) and huipiles, a stunning dress ensemble (blouse and matching skirt), beautifully embroidered and with needlepoint at borders, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1940. The set is beautifully decorated, and the colors are spectacular. Photo of the skirt.
CX-11: Mexican vintage textiles, serapes (sarapes) and huipiles, a stunning dress ensemble (blouse and matching skirt), beautifully embroidered and with needlepoint at borders, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1940. The set is beautifully decorated, and the colors are spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/4 inches wide, side to side measured under the arms of the blouse. The skirt is 27 inches wide and 37 inches long. Price: $875.
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Mexican vintage textiles, serapes, huipiles, a lovely woven woolen textile with a beautiful yellow background and wonderful decorations, Tlaxcala, c. 1940.
CX-12: Mexican vintage textiles, serapes (sarapes), and huipiles, a beautiful, large hand-woven textile, Tlaxcala, c. 1940. The textile is very finely woven, and the floral decorations are beautiful. The textile could easily be hung on a wall, or it would make a lovely cover for a bed or couch. Condition is good; there are very minor discolorations; the piece has never been cleaned which seems unnecessary given the beauty of the textile. Size: 76 inches long by 46 1/2 inches wide. Price: $435.
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