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 folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's.
CQ-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery figure depicting the great Mexican muralist, Diego Rivera, Barrio de la Luz, Puebla, c. 1940's. The pottery figure, with its deep brown glazing, is a very good representation of Rivera. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a wonderful straw-art scene of a charro on horseback, attributed to the great G. Olay, Mexico, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a wonderful straw-art scene of a charro on horseback, attributed to the great G. Olay, Mexico, c. 1930's. Gabriel Olay was the master of popotillo, or straw-art. A closeup photo of the front of the piece.
CQ-2: Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a wonderful straw-art scene of a charro on horseback, attributed to the great G. Olay, Mexico, c. 1930's. Gabriel Olay was the master of popotillo, or straw-art. The scene is created using thousands of minute pieces of dyed straw, or popote in Spanish. This piece is especially fine and beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: including the frame, the piece is 9 inches high by 10 1/2 inches wide. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's.
CQ-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely talavera bowl decorated with the image of the Baby Christ, along with his Mother, Mary, and St. Anne, the mother of Mary, Guanajuato, c. 1950's. The scene is beautifully painted and is framed with a lovely floral border. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $350.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores.
CQ-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tree-of-life with wonderful painted decorations and an endearing bird, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1940's, probably a very early piece by the great folk-artist, Aurelio Flores. This is a wonderful piece of Mexican vintage folk art. Condition is good, given the age of the piece; there are areas of fading, giving the piece a wonderful patina. Size: 11 1/2 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part. The circular base is c. 4 inches diameter. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of wonderful pottery bottles in the shapes of monkeys, with colorful decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CQ-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of wonderful pottery bottles in the shapes of monkeys, with colorful decorations, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The figurines are charming and full of personality. The bottles were used in Oaxaca to hold mescal or pulque. Condition of both bottles is good. Size: the larger bottle is 7 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide by 3 inches deep (front to back). The smaller bottle is 5 1/4 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide by 2 3/4 inches deep. Price for the pair: $150.
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Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Navajo silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise stones, very likely Cerillos, c. 1950's.

Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Navajo silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise stones, very likely Cerillos, c. 1950's. The silverwork is exceptional; this is a great piece of Navajo silver jewelry.
CQ-6: Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Navajo silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise stones, very likely Cerrillos, c. 1950's. The silverwork is exceptional; this is a great piece of Navajo silver jewelry. Condition is very good. Size: 1 1/4 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide, with a wrist-opening of 1 inch. Price: $750.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes, A beautiful textile with lovely floral designs on a white background, Oaxaca, c. 1940's.
CQ-7: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes, A beautiful textile with lovely floral designs on a white background, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile is very finely woven of wool, and the colors are bright and stunningly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 81 inches long by 47 inches wide. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retable depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930.

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retable depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. The faces of Our Lady and the angel at her feet are very serene and beautifully painted.
CQ-8: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful retablo depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, painted on tin and framed, c. 1930. The faces of Our Lady and the angel at her feet are very serene and beautifully painted. Condition is very good, given the age of the retablo. Size: the retablo within the frame is
17 1/4 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide. Price: $675.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a wonderful carved wooden merry-go--round with happy children riding in sparrows, laquerware, Olinala, c. 1950's.
CQ-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful carved wooden merry-go--round with happy children riding in sparrows, laquerware, Olinala, c. 1950's. This is Mexican folk art at its best, and it brings a smile to the beholder's face. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wood-carved batea with a red laquer background and colonial designs, Michoacan, c. 1930's.
CQ-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wood-carved batea with a red laquer background and colonial designs, Michoacan, c. 1930's. The batea is wonderfully decorated and is very rare! Condition is very good. Size: 17 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $875.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger with incredible artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CP-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger with incredible artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork features a lovely bird (quetzal, perhaps?) and a wonderful background glaze. The rural scene is very endearing! This is truly a collector's dream. Condition is excellent. Size: 18 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape with a rich, dark-brown background and lovely rosettes on each end, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1930's.
CP-2: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Saltillo serape with a rich, dark-brown background and lovely rosettes on each end, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1930's. The serape is tightly woven of fine wool, and the center medallion and rosettes are of wool and lovely silk. This piece is incredibly beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: 93 1/4 inches long by 53 inches wide. Price: $675.
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Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier.
CP-3: Guatemalan vintage devotional art, and Guatemalan vintage woodcarving and masks, an incredible carved crucifix with two angels below the feet of Christ, Guatemala, c. 1920 or earlier. The crucifix shows a wonderful patina, and the figure of Christ is very serene. Condition is good; the crucifix shows age and patina. Size: 16 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide at the arms of the cross, by 4 1/16 inches deep (front to back). Price: $950.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely petatillo (cross-hatching background, resembling a straw mat or petate) and fabulous artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CP-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely petatillo (cross-hatching background, resembling a straw mat or petate) and fabulous artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork, featuring a Mexican village scene, is crisp and fine, and the border of the charger frames the scene perfectly. Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches diameter.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Nine happy tenants, flowers, and a lovely dove make this piece of folk art very special and lovely!
CP-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful folk-art pottery apartment building filled with happy residents, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano of Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. Nine happy tenants, flowers, and a lovely dove make this piece of folk art very special and lovely! Colors are vibrant and bright. Condition is very good. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 10 inches wide by 5 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo serape with a rainbow colored background and wonderful, bright colors, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1940.
CP-6: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo serape with a rainbow colored background and wonderful, bright colors, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1940. The serape is very finely woven of wool, with a very beautiful center medallion. Condition is very good. Size: 76 inches long by 36 3/4 inches wide. Price: $675.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a wonderful Saltillo serape with a red background and a beautiful center medallion, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1940.
CP-7: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a wonderful Saltillo serape with a red background and a beautiful center medallion, Saltillo, Coahuilla, c. 1940. The weave is very fine and tight, and the colors are spectacular! Condition is very good. Size: 92 inches long by 65 inches wide. Price: $525.
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Vintage folk art and fine art, a beautiful print depicting the Santa Barbara Mission, with a wonderful ox-cart in front, signed and dated by Dan Masefield, c. 1930.
CP-8: Vintage folk art and fine art, a beautiful print depicting the Santa Barbara Mission, with a wonderful ox-cart in front, signed and dated on the back by Dan Masefield, c. 1930. Originally done in oil pastels, the print is very finely done. Condition is very good. Size: 15 1/2 inches high by 11 3/4 inches wide, including the frame. Price: $225.
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New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a wonderful tinwork art candle holder with very fine stamping, New Mexico, c. 1980's.
CP-9: New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a wonderful tinwork-art candleholder with very fine stamping, New Mexico, c. 1980's. The workmanship is very good, and the candleholder is very beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches high by 13 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace and earrings set, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CP-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace and earrings set, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the necklace and earrings are very clean and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: the necklace is 14 inches long by 3/4 inches wide; the earrings are 3/4 inches high by 1/2 inches wide. Price of the set: $475.
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Native American Indian baskets, a stunning Mission basket, Cahuilla, Palm Springs area, c. 1920.

Native American Indian baskets, a stunning Mission basket, Cahuilla, Palm Springs area, c. 1920. The basket is tightly coiled, and the juncus is extremely fresh and lovely looking. It is decorated with beautiful concentric star patterns. Photo of the bottom of the basket.
CP-11: Native American Indian baskets, a stunning Mission basket, Cahuilla, Palm Springs area, c. 1920. The basket is tightly coiled, and the juncus is extremely fresh and lovely looking. It is decorated with beautiful concentric star patterns. This basket is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 4 3/4 inches high by 8 inches at the widest part. Price: $4500.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful rellicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's.

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful rellicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's. The relicario depicts images of the Virgin Mary and Child Jesus, painted on both sides. This is truly a treasure of Mexican devotional art! Closeup photo of side 1.

Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful rellicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's. The relicario depicts images of the Virgin Mary and Child Jesus, painted on both sides. This is truly a treasure of Mexican devotional art! Closeup photo of side 2.
CP-12: Andean vintage devotional art, and Andean vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful relicario with the small retablo beautifully painted on tin, with a lovely sterling silver rope chain, c. 1920's. The relicario depicts images of the Virgin Mary and Child Jesus, painted on both sides. The first image is that of the Virgen de Copacabana, Bolivia. This is truly a treasure of Andean devotional art! Condition is very good, given the age of relicario itself. Size: the relicario is 4 3/4 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide. The silver rope chain is 26 inches long. Price: $2800.
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