POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

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Mexican vintage devotional art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting the Alma de Maria, or Spirit of Mary, c. 1930.
DW-1: Mexican vintage devotional art, a lovely retablo painted on tin depicting the Alma de Maria, or Spirit of Mary, c. 1930. The image of Our Lady is serene and very beautiful. The colonial-style wooden frame is probably newer, and it complements the image nicely. Condition is good, given the age of the piece. Size: 13 1/4 inches high by 10 inches wide, without the frame. In the frame, the piece is 22 inches high by 15 inches wide. Price: $750.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a carved wooden figure depicting the corpus of Christ, c. mid-19th century.
DW-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, a carved wooden figure depicting the corpus of Christ, c. mid-19th century. The figure is beautifully carved and is very peaceful and serene. The piece has a lovely patina. Condition is good; the figure has lost its arms but is otherwise intact and very lovely. Size: 22 3/4 inches long by 4 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 3/4 inches deep, front to back. Price: $295.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery vase with a beautiful green background and very fine and crisp artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery vase with a beautiful green background and very fine and crisp artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The scenes decorating the vase depict Mexican village life of he time.
DW-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery vase with a beautiful green background and very fine and crisp artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The scenes decorating the vase depict Mexican village life of he time. This is a fine example of Mexican vintage folk art, and it is highly beautiful and very collectable. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches high by 6 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $650.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful retablo painted on tin, depicting the Holy Family, c. 19th century.
DW-4: Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful retablo painted on tin, depicting the Holy Family, c. 19th century. The retablo is mounted in a lovey hand-carved wooden frame. Condition is good, given the age of the piece; there are minor areas of paint-loss and rusting, which is very normal for retablos of this period. Size: 14 inches high by 10 inches wide, without the frame. In the frame the piece is 16 inches high by 12 inches wide. Price: $399.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of wonderful pottery piggy banks, with beautiful patina and decorations, c. 1940's.
DW-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of wonderful pottery piggy banks, with beautiful patina and decorations, c. 1940's. The piggy banks are very whimsical and wonderful. These were a great way to save up your pennies for a rainy day or a matinee at the local movie house! Condition is good. Size: the larger bank is 9 1/2 inches long by 9 1/2 inches high including the handle by 5 1/2 inches wide. The smaller bank is 7 inches long by 6 inches high including the handle by 4 1/2 inches wide. Price: $150 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tecomate with a lovely tangerine background and very fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tecomate with a lovely tangerine background and very fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork on the tecomate is very crisp and lovely.
DW-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tecomate with a lovely tangerine background and very fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork on the tecomate is very crisp and lovely. Colors are bright and complement each other very well. This is a very fine piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $199.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a smaller tecomate with a lovely tangerine background and artwork that is simple and clean, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DW-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery tecomate with a lovely tangerine background and very fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork on the tecomate is very crisp and lovely. This smaller tecomate makes a perfect mate for the larger tecomate with similar colors and design (DW-6, above). Condition is very good. Size: 4 inches high by 5 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $55.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tile decorated with a scene of a campesino and his trusty burro returning from work, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DV-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery tile decorated with a scene of a campesino and his trusty burro returning from work, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine and crisp. Condition is very good. Size: 5 inches square. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful cascading sterling silver necklace, Taxco, c. 1940's.
DV-2: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful cascading sterling silver necklace, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the necklace is very elegant and graceful. Condition is very good. Size: 14 inches long. Price: $295.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware pottery plate decorated with a wonderful deer, grazing amidst beautiful cacti, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DV-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware pottery plate decorated with a wonderful deer, grazing amidst beautiful cacti, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The scene is very engaging, and the artwork is fine and crisp. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful repousse sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful repousse sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the earrings are stunning!
DV-4: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful repousse sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the dangling earrings are stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 1 1/16 inches long by 1 inch wide. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a stunning Taxco sterling silver cuff bracelet inlaid with wonderful abalone, Taxco, c. 1940's.
DV-5: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a stunning Taxco sterling silver cuff bracelet inlaid with wonderful abalone, Taxco, c. 1940's. The abalone shell has wonderful patterns and colorations on each section of the bracelet. The effect is incredible! Condition is very good. Size: when closed, the cuff has an opening that is 8 inches diameter. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting St. Joseph with the baby Jesus, c. 1920.
DV-6: Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting St. Joseph with the baby Jesus, c. 1920. The images of St. Joseph and Jesus are very warm and tender, and the retablo displays a wonderful patina.Condition is good, given the age of the piece; there is some wear aroung the edges of the piece which only enhance the sense of age. Size: 9 1/4 inches high by 7 1/4 inches wide. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wooden mask depicting a devil and used in ceremonial dances, Guerrero, c. 1940's.
DV-7: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wooden mask depicting a devil and used in ceremonial dances, Guerrero, c. 1940's. The mask was probably used in the Mummery of Devils celebration on September 16 in Guerrero. The mask is visually stunning, with wonderful painted decorations and real goat horns. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches high, not including the horns, by 6 3/4 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror in the shape of a lovely sunburst, c. 1940's.
DV-8: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art mirror in the shape of a lovely sunburst, c. 1940's. The mirror is visually stunning and would make a great addition in someone's home. The tinwork art is beautiful. Condition is good; the tin spheres on some of the points are missing, which in no way detracts from the overall effect of the piece. Size: 16 inches diameter measured at the longest points. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a beautiful Mayo textile with wonderful natural wool colors, Northern Mexico and the border with Arizona, c. 1940's.
DV-9: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a beautiful Mayo textile with wonderful natural wool colors, Northern Mexico and the border with Arizona, c. 1940's. The wool is beautifully spun and is very soft and wonderful. The color combination is beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 36 1/2 inches long, not including the fringes, by 25 inches wide. Price: $175.
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