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 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. Price: $225.
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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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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving and masks, a wonderful carved wooden Blessing Bull, Guerrero, c. 1940's.
CW-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving and masks, a wonderful carved wooden Blessing Bull, Guerrero, c. 1940's. The 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: 11 inches long by 6 inches high by 4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian vintage folk art, a chalk-art plaque depicting a scene from Hopi village life, c. 1940's.
CW-2: Native American Indian vintage folk art, a chalk-art plaque depicting a scene from Hopi village life, c. 1940's. The plaque is beautifully formed and painted, and the scene of Hopi village life is wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/2 inches square by 3/4 inches thick (front to back). Price: $150.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's.
CW-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery pitcher with an almost irridescent glaze and floral decorations, Michoacan, c. 1930's. The fine glaze and good floral artwork make this piece very special. Condition is very good, especially given the age of the piece. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide, not including the handle. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1930.
CW-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure of devil wheeling his little devils in a wheelbarrel, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1930. This is a wonderful older piece of folk art from Ocumicho. Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches high by 7 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $145.
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Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage sarapes (serapes) and huipiles, a beautiful vintage textile from the city of Texcoco, with an indigo blue field and lovely center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1930.
CW-5: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage sarapes (serapes) and huipiles, a beautiful vintage textile from the city of Texcoco, with an indigo blue field and lovely center medallion, Texcoco, c. 1930. The style is that of a vintage Texcoco textile, and the weaving and colors are excellent. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 74 1/2 inches long by 52 inches wide. Price: $499.
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