POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

 

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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and very beautiful petatillo charger with excellent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CT-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large and very beautiful petatillo charger with excellent artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Petatillo refers to the fine cross-hatching in the background, resembling the straw mat or petate, in Spanish. Artists would often sit on straw mats while doing their fine artwork. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful exvoto thanking Our Lady for saving a man's precious burros from drowning in a raging river, c. 1900.

Mexican devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful exvoto thanking Our Lady for saving a man's precious burros from drowning in a raging river, c. 1900. The scene is beautifully painted and includes a textual discription of the great miracle.
CT-2: Mexican devotional art, and Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful exvoto thanking Our Lady for saving a man's precious burros from drowning in a raging river, c. 1900. The scene is beautifully painted and includes a textual discription of the great miracle. Condition is very good, given the age of the exvoto. Size: 7 inches wide by 5 inches high.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale, apple-green background and a scene of a Mexican campesino with his bull, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930.
CT-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale, apple-green background and a scene of a Mexican campesino with his bull, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. The artwork is crisp and wonderful, and the green background is spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful paper mache toy horse with wooden wheels, Mexico, 1937.

Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful paper mache toy horse with wooden wheels, Mexico, 1937. A child received the horse as a gift in 1937, and it has been cherished and well cared for.
CT-4: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful paper mache toy horse with wooden wheels, Mexico, 1937. A child received the horse as a gift in 1937, and it has been cherished and well cared for. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 6 3/4 inches long by 2 3/4 inches wide. Price: $150.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with an orange field and a scene of a blue deer travels in a field and is disstracted by a fluttering bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CT-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with an orange field and a scene of a blue deer travels in a field and is disstracted by a fluttering bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches diameter. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CT-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery sculpture depicting a Mexican revolutionary, perhaps Emiliano Zapata or Pancho Villa, riding a beautiful horse, attributerd to the great Panduro family of sculptors, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The anatomies of the rider and the horse are superb. Condition is excellent. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 6 3/4 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $825.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's.
CT-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a spectacular pottery vase or urn with a cream-colored background, fantastic artwork, and covered with tiny stars, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1920-30's. This is a discerning collector's dream and a true treasure of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is excellent. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. The circular base measures 5 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Guatemalan vintage textiles, and Guatemalan vintage huipiles and blouses, a very beautiful huipil from the village of Amolonga, with very intricate and lovely embroidery work, Guatemala, c. 1950's.
CS-1: Guatemalan vintage textiles, and Guatemalan vintage huipiles and blouses, a very beautiful huipil from the village of Amolonga, with very intricate and lovely embroidery work, Guatemala, c. 1950's. The textile is tightly woven, and the colors are spectacular! Condition is very good. Size: 24 1/2 inches wide by 22 1/2 inches high, top of shoulder to waist. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a candlelabra in the form of a lovely woman riding atop her steer, attributed to the great Heron Matinez during his burnished natural period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.
CS-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a candlelabra in the form of a lovely woman riding atop her steer, attributed to the great Heron Matinez during his burnished natural period, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The piece is beautifully formed and burnished. The work of Heron Martinez is highly prized and very collectible. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches diameter, not including the candleholders. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's.
CS-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and very colorful tree-of-life, with beautiful decorations and a wonderful bird near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's. The large tree-of-life is attributed to the great Heriberto Castillo and is in the style of the Castillo family. Condition is very good. Size: 21 inches high by 15 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is 6 inches diameter. Price: $875.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.The artwork, featuring lovely floral decorations, is spectacular.
CS-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (cross-hatching in the background, resembling a straw mat or petate, in Spanish) pottery pitcher, with beautiful and intricate decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring lovely floral decorations, is spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide, not including the handle. Price: $495.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a batea made from a laquered gourd and beautifully decorated, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1950.
CS-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a batea made from a laquered gourd and beautifully decorated, Chiapa de Corzo, Chiapas, c. 1950. These bateas are traditionally filled with fruit and carried atop women's heads in processions to the local church on important feast days. The laquer background is green with pale pink flowers. The effect is beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches diameter at the mouth by 3 1/2 inches high. Price: $375.
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Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics. a very lovely pottery dish decorated with two wonderful birds and floral designs, signed on the bottom by artist Paulita Pacheco (1943-2008), the Kewa Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico, c. 1970.
CS-6: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics. a very lovely pottery dish decorated with two wonderful birds and floral designs, signed on the bottom by artist Paulita Pacheco (1943-2008), the Kewa Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico, c. 1970. The artwork is very crisp and beautiful. Pacheco's work is found in many museums, including the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. Condition is excellent. Size: 13 1/4 inches diameter at the mouth by 3 1/2 inches high. Price: $975.
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Native American Indian vintage basketry and weaving, a wonderful basketry covered bottle, Makah, Washington state, c. 1940.

Native American Indian vintage basketry and weaving, a wonderful basketry covered bottle, Makah, Washington state, c. 1940. The weaving features wonderful images of eagles and fish. A closeup photo showing a wonderful eagle.
CS-7: Native American Indian vintage basketry and weaving, a wonderful basketry covered bottle, Makah, Washington state, c. 1940. The weaving features wonderful images of eagles and fish. The bottle is completely covered with twined weaving of cedar and straw. The work is very fine and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 8 inches high by 3 1/2 inches diameter, at the widest part. Price: $495.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The vase is beautifully glazed and the artwork is very crisp and wonderful. A photo of the second side of the vase.
CS-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful canteen-like vase, often referred to as a wedding vase, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The vase is beautifully glazed and the artwork is very crisp and wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 7 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $375.
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