POCAS COSAS

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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Almado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
CK-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very large charger with beautiful and graceful artwork, signed Amado Galvan, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The artwork and the very large size of the charger make this a very special piece! Condition is good; the charger shows some age and a wonderful patina. Size: 23 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale-apple colored background resembling a water-color wash, and with exquisite artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CK-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with a pale-apple colored background resembling a water-color wash, and with exquisite artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The color combinations of the plate are simply stunning. The decorations include a lovely fruit tree, cacti, a campesino's house, and a wonderful black hound dog. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $550.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with beautiful artwork including a scene of a hunter, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CK-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with wonderful artwork including a scene of a hunter, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This is a spectacular piece of Mexican folk art and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 19 inches diameter. Price: $2400.
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Mexican vintage serapes and textiles, and Mexican vintage blouses and huipiles. a stunning child's huipil from the village of Zinacantan, Chiapas, c. 1950.
CK-4: Mexican vintage serapes and textiles, and Mexican vintage blouses and huipiles. a stunning child's huipil from the village of Zinacantan, Chiapas, c. 1950. The huipil is decorated with beautiful embroidery and needle point work. It can be worn or hung as a wall decoration. Condition is very good. Size: 20 inches long, not including fringe, by 20 inches wide. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's.
CK-5: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a wonderful exvoto painted on tin and in a beautiful wooden frame. c. 1930's. The scene of the exvoto expresses a man's gratitude upon being released from prison. The couple looks with gratitude at an image of the Blessed Virgin. Condition is good; the exvoto does show some age. Size: the exvoto within the frame is 6 3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide. With the frame, the piece is 11 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide. Price: $625.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a folk art woodcarving depicting an animated red devil with a lucha libre -like stance, signed Isaias Jimenez, son of the famous Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1960.
CK-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a folk art woodcarving depicting an animated red devil with a lucha libre -like stance, signed Isaias Jimenez, son of the famous Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1960. The figure is very finely carved; this is a great piece of Mexican folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/4 inches high by 8 inches wide by 11 inches long (front to back). Price: $500.
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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Fred Harvey style silver pendant or broach, with very fine silverwork, Navajo, Arizona, c. 1940. The piece is signed on the back.
CK-7: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Fred Harvey style silver pendant or broach, with very fine silverwork, Navajo, Arizona, c. 1940. The piece is signed on the back.This is an elgant and graceful piece of vintage Navajo jewelry. The top part of the broach depicts a lovely eagle with a turquoise stone. Condition is very good. Size: 2 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch high. The medallion suspended from the eagle is 1 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a large laquerware wooden tray with very fine and detailed artwork, Olinala, c. 1940.
CK-8: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a large laquerware wooden tray with very fine and detailed artwork, Olinala, c. 1940. The exquisite artwork depicts flowers, birds, jaguars, deer, squirrels, and hummingbirds. This is a great piece of laquerware art from Olinala. Condition is very good. Size: 26 3/4 inches wide by 20 3/4 inches high. Price: $1450.
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Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's.
CK-9: Peruvian vintage devotional art, and Peruvian woodcarvings and masks, a lovely woodcarving depicting the Crucified Christ, Peru, c. 1930's. The carving is excellent. At one time, the crucifix and base were completely gessoed and painted a lovely apple-green. The piece retains some of that color and the patina is beautiful. Condition is good, given the age of the piece. Size: 14 1/2 inches high. The base is 7 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Purepacha ceremonial sterling silver necklace with silver and red glass beads, Michoacan, c. 1950.
CK-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Purepecha (called Tarascans by Spanish conquerers) ceremonial sterling silver jewelry, a Purepecha necklace with silver and red glass beads, Michoacan, c. 1950. The silverwork is excellent and the base of the necklace displays dangling silver fish, in the style of the Lake Patzcuaro region of Michoacan. In olden times, the red beads would be of coral. Eventually the coral became too expensive and the red glass beads were used instead in the ceremonial jewelry of the Purepecha. Condition is very good. Size: 19 inches long; the main silver pendant is 6 inches long by 2 inches at the widest part. The sterling silver balls are 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $950.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930.
CK-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a rare and exquisite pottery wall pocket with a beautiful pale blue background glaze, and very fine and precise artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930. This piece is museum-quality and a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $1500.
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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with lovely turquoise petite point silverwork, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CK-12: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling silver earrings with lovely turquoise petite point silverwork, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The earrings are extremely graceful and elegant! Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long, including the dangles, by 1 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wooden mask depicting and animated and charming bull, or Torito, Michoacan, c. 1940's.
CK-13: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wooden mask depicting and animated and charming bull, or Torito, Michoacan, c. 1940's. The mask is used in dances and festivals in Michoacan, Chiapas, and Veracruz. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 10 3/4 inches wide, not including the horns, by 2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
CK-14: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The Holy Water bottle is extremely well-formed and decorated. The figure is very graceful and stunningly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches high by 4 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back, including the handle). Price: $750.
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Mexican and Guatemalen vintage textiles and huipiles, a beautiful Guatemalen huipil with wonderful embroidered flowers, Coban, Guatemala, c. 1950.
CJ-1: Mexican and Guatemalan vintage textiles and huipiles, a beautiful Guatemalan huipil with wonderful embroidered flowers, Coban, Guatemala, c. 1950. It is hand-embroidered on beautifully woven white cotton. Condition is very good. Size: 40 inches wide by 19 1/2 inches long. Price: $325.
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Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's.
CJ-2: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery bowl with four lovely deer with heart-lines, signed Emma Lewis, Acoma, c. 1950's. Emma and her sister, Lucy M. Lewis, are among the best and most collected potters of Acoma Pueblo. The artwork is spectacular. Condition is very good; there is some very minor pitting from the original firing. Size: 6 inches diameter by 4 3/4 inches high. Price: $625.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful carved wooden lion with beautiful form and coloring, attributed to the great folk artist, Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1960.
CJ-3: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful carved wooden lion with beautiful form and coloring, attributed to the great folk artist, Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950. Manuel is the father of carved animalitos and alebrijes of Oaxaca. He is considered a grand master of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches long by 5 3/4 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide. Price: $550.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful carved and painted wooden "Mask of the Negrito (Negro)", used in the dance in winter in San Lorenzo, Michoacan, c. 1950.
CJ-4: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful carved and painted wooden "Mask of the Negrito (Negro)", used in the dance in winter in San Lorenzo, Michoacan, c. 1950. The Tarascan dance is performed in honor of the Child Jesus. This mask has a "gold tooth" made of brass. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's.
CJ-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very colorful pottery ferris wheel, filled with delighted people, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. The ferris wheel is brightly decorated with doves and flowers, and two persons and their doggies stand at the base of the wheel awaiting their turn for a ride. This is Mexican vintage folk art at its best! Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide by 10 inches deep (front to back). Price: $750.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery wall-pocket or sconce, decorated with incredibly fine artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CJ-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful pottery wall-pocket or sconce, decorated with incredibly fine artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The wall-pocket or planter has a very fine cream-colored background glaze, and the artwork is extremely fine and crisp. It is four-sided and is attributed to the famous Balbino Lucano. This is a rare and very collectible piece of Mexican pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches high by 6 inches wide by 5 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $1275.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings in the form of lovely loops and with beautiful floral designs, Guadalajara, c. 1940's.
CJ-7: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings in the form of lovely loops and with beautiful floral designs, Guadalajara, c. 1940's. The earrings are very graceful and elegant, and the silverwork is exceptional. They attach via posts for pierced ears. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/4 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $185.
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Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver choker with a pendant of Zuni inlay, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, the pendant c. 1950's.
CJ-8: Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver choker with a pendant of Zuni inlay, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, the pendant c. 1950's. The pendant is inlaid with lovely mother-of-pearl, jet, and turquoise. It is stunning. Condition of both the choker and the pendant is very good. Size: the pendant is 1 3/4 inches long by 1 3/4 inches wide. The choker is 5 inches wide by 4 1/4 inches high. The opening at the back of the choker is 2 3/4 inches. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings with wonderful repoussee silverwork and an elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CJ-9: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sterling silver earrings with wonderful repoussee silverwork and an elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's. The earrings are exceptionally graceful and elegant. They attach via posts for pierced ears. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 1 inch at the widest part. Price: $165.
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Native American Indian antique baskets, and Apache antique baskets, a wonderful Apache basket with lovely squash blossom design elements, Arizona, c. 1890.

Native American Indian antique baskets, and Apache antique baskets, a wonderful Apache basket with lovely squash blossom design elements, Arizona, c. 1890. The basket is from the pre-trade era and is part of a collection of Apache baskets featured in the July, 1979 issue of Arizona Highways Magazine.
CJ-10: Native American Indian antique baskets, and Apache antique baskets, a wonderful Apache basket with lovely squash blossom design elements, Arizona, c. 1890. The basket is from the pre-trade era and is part of a collection of Apache baskets featured in the July, 1977 issue of Arizona Highways Magazine. This is a great and historic basket for the discerning collector! Condition is very good, given the age of the basket. Size: 13 1/2 inches diameter by 3 3/4 inches high. The copy of Arizona Highways Magazine will be included with the purchase. Price: $2800.
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