POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

 

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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glazing and beautiful artwork. Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940.
DC-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glazing and beautiful artwork. Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. The combination of colors is incredibly well-balanced and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery plate with graceful and magnificent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DC-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery plate with graceful and magnificent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is wonderful in its simplicity, and the colors are very complimentary. Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches diameter. Price: $155.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning choker-style necklace with a magnificent sterling silver medallion or pendant, Taxco, c. 1940's.
DC-3: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning choker-style necklace with a magnificent medallion or pendant, Taxco, c. 1940's. The choker-style necklace is very elegant and graceful, and the silverwork is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches around the neck with an opening of 2 1/2 inches. The width of the choker-style necklace is c. 3/4 inches at the widest part. The medallion is 1 3/4 inches diameter, not including the silver dangles. Price: $395.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DC-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery bandera-ware coffee set with a lidded coffee pot, a creamer and a sugar, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.This style of pottery is called bandera-ware because the colors (red, white, and green) mirror the colors of the Mexican flag, or bandera in Spanish. All the pieces are in very good condition, very rare considering the age and use of the set. Size: the lidded coffee pot is 6 1/2 inches high, including the lid, by 6 inches wide by 4 1/4 inches deep (front to back). The creamer is 3 1/2 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide. The sugar pot with lid is 4 1/4 inches high by 3 1/4 inches wide, not including the handles. Price: $125 for the set.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery tree-of-life, all in white, with floral designs, a lovely dove, and a butterfly, possibly from Metepec, c. 1950.
DC-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery tree-of-life, all in white, with floral designs, a lovely dove, and a butterfly, possibly from Metepec, c. 1950. The white tree-of-life is magnificent and the workmanship is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high, including the stand, by 9 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back of the tree). Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
DC-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery vase with adorable ducklings, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The glazing and color combination are wonderful. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 inches long by 4 1/16 inches wide. Price: $200.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture composed of very colorful stacking birds, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1960's.
DC-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture composed of very colorful stacking birds, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1960's. The birds are wonderfully formed and decorated. This is great Mexican folk art. The artist is unknown, but the caliber of work is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 8 1/2 inches long by 3 3/4 inches wide. Price: $265.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's.
DC-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery candleholder with a beautiful angel, Michoacan, c. 1940's. The angel has a sweet and serene face, and the glazing and color combinations are wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 6 1/2 inches long by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.
DC-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful monkey bottle for mezcal, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. This monkey is loaded with personality, right down to the long eyelashes! Given the age of the piece, condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery. Photo of the second side of the vase or urn.
DC-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo (the background of cross-hatching lines, resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) vase or urn, with wonderful form and very fine and detailed artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery. Condition is very good. Size: 5 3/4 inches high by 3 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a starry night background and lovely indigo blue glazing, and decorated with beautiful birds in flight, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DC-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a starry night background and lovely indigo blue glazing, and decorated with beautiful birds in flight, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is very exotic and wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage tinwork art and metal art, a lovely wall sconce of wrought iron, c. 1950's.
DB-1: Mexican vintage tinwork art and metal art, a lovely wall sconce of wrought iron, c. 1950's. The sconce is made to hold one candle, and it has a lovely form. Condition is very good. Size: 20 inches high by
10 1/16 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches deep (front to back) including the candle stand. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful wood carving of a dog, signed on the bottom by the famous folk artist Quirino Santiago Cruz of Etla, Oaxaca, c. 1960.
DB-2: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful wood carving of a dog, signed on the bottom by the famous folk artist Quirino Santiago Cruz of Etla, Oaxaca, c. 1960. The "animalito" is beautifully carved and painted. This is great Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches long, including the tail, by 1 1/2 inches high by 2 inches wide.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful Mexican photoescultura (photo-sculpture) with a picture of an unknown Mexican gentleman with glass and a lovely carved wooden frame, c. 1920-30.
DB-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful Mexican photoescultura (photo-sculpture) with a picture of an unknown Mexican gentleman, with glass and a lovely carved wooden frame, c. 1920-30. Photoescultura is a uniquely Mexican artform, and usually depicted images of the well-to-do. Condition is very good; there is slight loss of shellac, normal given the age of the piece. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.
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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver ring with a very lovely turquoise stone (very possibly Cerrillos), with beautiful stamping and a lovely design, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940.
DB-4: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver ring with a very lovely turquoise stone (very possibly Cerrillos), with beautiful stamping and a lovely design, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940. The silverwork is exceptional and the design of the ring is very elegant. Condition is very good. Size: finger-size is 12 1/2. Price: $165.
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Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo woven woolen textiles and rugs, a wonderful pictorial woolen weaving featuring a wonderful dog, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.
DB-5: Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo woven woolen textiles and rugs, a beautiful Navajo pictorial woolen weaving featuring a wonderful dog, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The textile is very finely woven of naturally colored wool. Condition is very good. Size: 29 1/2 inches wide by 26 inches high. Price: $425.
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Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of traditional hoop-style Navajo earrings of silver and turquoise, c. 1950's.

Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of traditional hoop-style Navajo earrings of silver and turquoise, c. 1950's. The earrings are extremely graceful and elegant. Closeup photo of one earring.
DB-6: Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of traditional hoop-style Navajo earrings of silver and turquoise, c. 1950's. The earrings are extremely graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size:
1 1/16 inches long by 1 inch at the widest part. Price: $135 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics,  a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DB-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of octagonal pottery plates with a lovely blue glazed background and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The blue glaze has a wonderful appearance, much like a fresh water color. They are stamped on the back with the Arias stamp. Condition is very good. Size: each plate measures 8 1/4 inches square. Price: $400 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art retablo depicting the lovely image of "The Spirit of Mary" with the image of the Holy Spirit as a dove above her chest, c. 1930 or earlier.
DB-8: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork art retablo depicting the beautiful and serene image of "The Spirit of Mary" with the Holy Spirit as a dove above her chest, c. 1930 or earlier. The image of Mary is endearing and very wonderful. Condition is good, given the age of the piece; it does show normal wear. Size: 6 3/4 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Taxco silver earrings with a wonderful and graceful design and fine silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Taxco silver earrings with a wonderful and graceful design and fine silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. They have a Hector Aguilar design, but are not signed by him. A closeup photo of one earring.
DB-9: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Taxco silver earrings with a wonderful and graceful design and fine silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. They have a Hector Aguilar design, but are not signed by him. Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches long by 3/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $125.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Taxco silver necklace with wonderful repousee silverwork and a lovely and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's.
DB-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Taxco silver necklace with wonderful repousee silverwork and a lovely and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's. The necklace is stunningly beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches long by 1/2 inch, the width of the silver leaves. Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery pig with fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
DB-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery pig with fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The background glazing is wonderful, and the floral artwork is exceptional. The piggy is very endearing. Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches long, from snoot to tail, by 5 inches wide by 4 1/2 inches high. Price: $95.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DB-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery vase with intricate and wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The vase has a beautiful form, and the artwork is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 6 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $475.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver and turquoise ring with a lovely turquoise stone, very likely Cerrillos, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver and turquoise ring with a lovely turquoise stone, very likely Cerrillos, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The quality of the turquoise is incredible. A side view of the ring.
DB-13: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver and turquoise ring with a lovely turquoise stone, very likely Cerrillos, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The quality of the turquoise is incredible, and the silverwork is very fine. Condition is very good. Size: finger-size 9. Price: $115.
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