POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

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Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes, a very beautiful Chimayo textile, Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1940.
DT-1: Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes, a very beautiful Chimayo textile, Chimayo, New Mexico, c. 1940. The background color is a rich red, with wonderful design elements including a beautiful center medallion and designs resembling arrows. Condition is very good. Size: 80 3/4 inches long by 47 inches wide. Price: $550.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large Tlaquepaque pottery bowl with wonderful artwork including a burro with a heavy load of sugar cane amidst lovely cacti, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
DT-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large Tlaquepaque pottery bowl with wonderful artwork including a burro with a heavy load of sugar cane amidst lovely cacti, Tonala or Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The outer rim of the bowl is decorated with a resting Mexican paisano. The bowl has a beautiful salmon-colored background glaze, and smoke clouds from the original firing which give the appearance of a cloudy sky. Condition is very good. Size:
11 1/2 inches diameter by 4 inches high. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of carved wooden figures in traditional Huichol costumes, Nayarit, c. 1950's.
DT-3: Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of carved wooden figures in traditional Huichol costumes, Nayarit, c. 1950's. The Huichol carved figures are colorful and wonderful. The figures show some age, and they are in very good condition. Size: 14 1/16 inches high by 4 inches wide and 1 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $150 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo-stlyle serape with a wonderful center medallion and beautiful colors against a black background, c. 1940's.
DT-4: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo-stlyle serape with a wonderful center medallion and beautiful colors against a black background, c. 1940's. The serape is very finely woven of wonderful wool. The fringe is intact, and the colors are vivid and bright. Condition is very good. Size: 60 1/2 inches long by 37 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Mexican and North American fine art, a beautiful vintage print from an original pastel by artist Dan Masefield, depicting the Santa Barbara mission, c. 1931.

Mexican and North American fine art, a beautiful vintage print from an original pastel by artist Dan Masefield, depicting the Santa Barbara mission, c. 1931. The scene is beautifully colored with very nice shadows.
DT-5: Mexican and North American fine art, a beautiful vintage print from an original pastel by artist Dan Masefield, depicting the Santa Barbara mission, c. 1931. The scene is beautifully colored with very nice shadows. It is very nicely framed. Condition is very good. Size: including the frame, 15 3/4 inches high by 12 1/2 inches wide. Price: $150.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware Tlaquepaque pottery tecomate with fabulous artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
DT-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware Tlaquepaque pottery tecomate with fabulous artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork stands out beautifully against the black background glaze, and the tecomate has a lovely yellow-band rim. Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/4 inches high by 9 1/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $750.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery tortilla warmer with a lid, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
DT-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery tortilla warmer with a lid, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The piece has a wonderful apple-green background glaze and has fabulous artwork. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece; there are some very small nicks which do not in any way detract from the incredible beauty of the piece. Size: 8 inches diameter, not including the handles, by 5 inches high. Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery dish in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, with naive and very endearing artwork, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's.
DT-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery dish in the traditional style of Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, with naive and very endearing artwork, Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The dish is in traditional colors of this village, and the figure of a woman is stunning and very sweet. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches long by 9 inches wide by 2 inches high. Price: $85.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a set of table-setting napkin holders, seven different animals and a wonderful fish, by the Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's.
DS-1: Mexican vintage folk art, a set of table-setting napkin holders, seven different animals and a wonderful fish, by the Castillo family of Izucar de Matamoros, c. 1960's. They are very colorful and whimsicle, and would make a great addition to any table-setting.Condition is very good. Size: the animals measure 5 inches high, including the ring for the napkin, by 3 1/2 inches wide by 2 1/16 inches deep, front to back. Price: $195 for the set.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of tree-of-life style candlelabras each with as human figure, birds, and wonderful floral art, attributed to the Flores family, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's.
DS-2: Mexican vintage folk art, a pair of tree-of-life style candlelabras each with a human figure, birds, and wonderful floral art, attributed to the Flores family, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. They are very colorful and bright! This is great Mexican folk art. Condition of the set is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 3 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part, and the circular base of each is 3 inches diameter. Price: $200 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage folk art,  a pottery band made up of elephants, burros, and a goat, all playing various musical instuments, Josephina Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's.
DS-3: Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery band made up of elephants, burros, and a goat, all playing various musical instuments, Josephina Aguilar, Ocotlan, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The figures are of natural terra cotta clay, and they are whimsical and wonderful. Let the band play on! Condition of the pieces is very good. Size: the largest figure, the elephant, is 81/2 inches high by 3 3/4 inches diameter at the base. Price: $200 for the set.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Tlaquepaque "starry night" set, including a plate, a saucer, and a cup, all beautifully decorated with very fine artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
DS-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a Tlaquepaque "starry night" set, including a plate, a saucer, and a cup, all beautifully decorated with very fine artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. Decorations include wonderful parrots, and fantastic floral decorations, all set against the "starry night" background. Condition of the three pieces is very good. Size: the plate is 7 3/4 inches diameter, the saucer is 5 1/2 inches diameter, and the cup is 3 3/4 inches diameter at the mouth by 1 3/4 inches high. Price: $375 for the set.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful Huichol yarn painting with beautiful colors and symmbols, Northern Mexico (Nayarit), c. 1940's.
DS-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful Huichol yarn painting, one of two, with wonderful symbols and colors, Northern Mexico (Nayarit), c. 1950's. This painting features a shaman on the right, with the moon overhead symbolizing fertility. Other symbols: an incense burner carrying prayers up to the deities, eagle and hawk feathers used in rainmaking ceremonies, candles representing illumination of the human spirit. The entire painting depicts a blessing of a new house and of the livestock and crops of a family who are moving into the house. Condition is very good. Size: 31 1/2 inches long by 15 1/4 inches high. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a Huichol yarn painting with wonderful symbols and colors, Northern Mexico (Nayarit), c. 1940's.
DS-6: Mexican vintage folk art, a Huichol yarn painting with wonderful symbols and colors, Northern Mexico (Nayarit), c. 1950's. This painting, the second of two, also depicts a shaman with prayer arrows blessing a home, under a bright sun. The sun symbolizes light and illumination of the world, and the wolf which symbolizes knowledge and wisdom. Condition is very good. Size: 31 1/2 inches wide by 15 1/4 inches high. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Banderaware rectangular dish with a wonderful glazed border surrounding the figure of a heron or egret, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DS-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful banderaware rectangular dish with a wonderful glazed border surrounding the figure of a heron or egret, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. This style of pottery is called banderaware because it incorporates the colors of the Mexican flag, bandera in Spanish, red, green, and white. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/4 inches high by 91/4 inches wide. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely banderaware rectangular dish with wonderful artwork, featuring a leaping rabbit, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DS-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely banderaware rectangular dish with wonderful artwork, featuring a leaping rabbit, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine, and the rabbit almost leaps off the dish! This style of pottery is called banderaware because it incorporates the colors of the Mexican flag, bandera in Spanish, red, green, and white. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 8 3/4 inches wide. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful colors and fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
DS-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful colors and fine artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The artwork features fine flowing patterns, and the color combinations are spectacular. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large Tlaquepaque charger with a wonderful rural scene of a man gathering water, accompanied by his burro and surrounded by cacti and plants, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
DS-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a large Tlaquepaque charger with a wonderful rural scene of a man gathering water, accompanied by his burro and surrounded by cacti and plants, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The colorful glazing, which incorporates smoke clouds from firing, gives the impression of a wonderful cloudy day. The man is wearing a black serape (sarape) which becomes a strong focal point of the artwork. Condition is very good. Size: 19 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $1400.
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