POCAS COSAS

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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 lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's.
CO-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished pottery horse with beautiful hand-painted decorations, Tonala, c. 1950's. The horse bears the letters "SG" near the base, the signature of Simone Galvan, nephew of the great Amador Galvan of Tonala. The horse is very graceful, and the artwork is stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/4 inches high by 14 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CO-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful scene of rural Mexican life, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The scene is very endearing: a young campesino with a loaded basket on his head and his loyal dog at his side. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $195.
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New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a lovely candle-holder with wonderful stamping and mirrors, New Mexico, c. 1960's.
CO-3: New Mexican tinwork art, and New Mexican folk art, a lovely candle-holder with wonderful stamping and mirrors, New Mexico, c. 1960's. The candle-holder has a lovely shape (a cross) and is very elegant! Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide at the arms, by 3 inches deep (front to back) at the candle-holder. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved set of three lively musicians, playing their little hearts out, San Martin Tejalapa, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CO-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved set of three lively musicians, playing their little hearts out, San Martin Tejalapa, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.The musicians are in the form of very colorful animals, each playing a different instrument. This is great Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: each musician is c. 11 inches high by 3 inches wide by 2 1/16 inches deep (front to back). Price: $150 for the set.
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Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a beautiful Oaxacan textile with a lovely floral design, Huatla de Jimenez,  Oaxaca, c. 1940's.
CO-5: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes (sarapes), a beautiful Oaxacan textile with a lovely floral design, Huatla de Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The textile features lovely rosettes. It is beautifully woven. Condition is very good. Size: 81 1/2 inches long by 50 1/4 inches wide. Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CO-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely pair of pottery plates with a fine petatillo cross-hatched background and very beautiful artwork, by Tomas Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. One of the two petatillo plates bears the artist's signature on the back side. Tomas was the brother of the famous Balbino Lucano. Condition is very good. Size: each plate is 9 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $375 each, or $650 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's.
CO-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very colorful and wonderful pottery piece depicting the Flight Into Egypt of the Holy Family, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1960's. Mary is riding a burro and is accompanied by St. Joseph. Angels lead the way. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 10 1/4 inches wide by 7 inches deep (front to back). Price: $350.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded jar with very fine petatillo cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded jar with very fine petatillo cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. This is a wonderful piece by a truly great artist. A photo of the second side of the jar.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded jar with very fine petatillo cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. This is a wonderful piece by a truly great artist. A photo of the bottom of the jar showing the artist's signature.
CO-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful lidded jar with very fine petatillo cross-hatching in the background and wonderful artwork, signed Jose Bernabe, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. This is a wonderful piece by a truly great artist. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide, including the handles. Price: $325.
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Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.
CO-9: Native American Indian vintage pottery and ceramics, and Native American Indian vintage folk art, a wonderful 10-piece nativity set by Anita F. Toya, Jemez Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Figures are shaped and painted in the traditional style of Jemez Pueblo; they are very beautiful and endearing. The main figures are all singing to celebrate the Holy Birth. Condition is very good. Size: the main figures are 5 1/2 inches high by 2 1/2 inches wide and 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $350 for the set, which includes a donkey, a cow, and a wonderful little sheep.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CO-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the earrings are very graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 1 1/2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide. Price: $145.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross decorated with channel turqoise and with a wondeerful hand-made sterling silver chain, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.
CO-11: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver cross decorated with channel turqoise and with a wonderful hand-made sterling silver chain, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The cross is very beautiful and elegant. Condition of cross and chain are very good. Size: the cross is 2 inches high by 1 3/4 inches wide. The chain is 23 inches long. Price: $399.
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Andean vintage textiles, and Bolivian woolen textiles, a beautiful woolen pancho with beautiful colors and design, and a very tight, fine weave, Andean region (possibly Bolivia), c. 1930's.
CO-12: Andean vintage textiles, and Bolivian woolen textiles, a beautiful woolen pancho with beautiful colors and design, and a very tight, fine weave, Andean region (possibly Bolivia), c. 1930's. This is a rare and beautiful Andean textile. The piece shows some age and wear, but is in remarkably good condition for its age. Size: the pancho is 44 inches long by 44 inches wide when stretched out on a flat surface. When worn over the shoulders, it is 22 inches long. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful mask depicting the head of a ram, Mexico (possibly Michoacan), c. 1950's.
CO-13: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, and Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful mask depicting the head of a ram, Mexico (possibly Michoacan), c. 1950's. The mask is beautifully carved and painted. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches high by 13 inches wide, including ears and horns, by 5 inches deep (front to back). Price: $199.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of Zuni petit-pointe earrings with very beautiful coral, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CO-14: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni vintage silver jewelry, a lovely pair of Zuni petite-point earrings with very beautiful coral, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the lapidary work is incredible. The coral is of a very high quality. Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches long by 1 inch wide. Price: $225.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful pair of dangling sterling silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CO-15: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful pair of dangling sterling silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 1 inch wide, at the widest part. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved armidillo, with wonderful, bright colors, signed on the bottom by the great Oaxacan folk artist, Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CO-16: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved armidillo, with wonderful, bright colors, signed on the bottom by the great Oaxacan folk artist, Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. This is a piece of great vintage Mexican folk art by a true master. Condition is very good. Size: 15 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches high by 3 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved figure of an Aztec maiden, beautifully carved and decorated, signed by the great Oaxacan folk artist, Manuel Jimenez. Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CO-17: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved figure of an Aztec maiden, beautifully carved and decorated, signed by the great Oaxacan folk artist, Manuel Jimenez. Oaxaca, c. 1950's. This is an incredible piece of folk art by the Oaxacan master. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/4 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you.

 

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Guatemalan vintage textiles and huipiles, a lovely huipil with very finely embroidered birds and flowers, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala, c. 1950's.
CN-1: Guatemalan vintage textiles and huipiles, a lovely huipil with very finely embroidered birds and flowers, San Antonio Aguas Calientes, Guatemala, c. 1950's. The weavers of San Antonio are considered among the very best of the country. The piece can be worn or hung as a wall-decoration. Condition is very good. Size: 27 inches wide by 23 inches long. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century.
CN-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautiful wooden Animas Cross, decorated with the image of the Crucified Christ and adorned with an array of religious images, Queretaro, c. late 19th century. The painted images of Our Lady and saints and angels are spectacular. This is of museum quality, and it is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 39 1/4 inches high by 19 1/2 inches wide, at the arms of the cross, by 1 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $1900.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a soft-blue background and very fine artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CN-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a soft-blue background and very fine artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine and crisp, and the scene depicts rural life in Mexico's countryside. This is a wonderful piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a soft-blue background and very fine artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CN-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery plate with a soft-blue background and very fine artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine and crisp, and the scene of Mexican rural life is wonderful! Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folkart, a beautiful wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1950.
CN-5: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage folkart, a beautiful wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1950. The cross has beautiful stamping and cross-hatching, and also features two wonderful bears, one at either side. These crosses are mounted on houses throughout Chiapas in order to bring blessings on the house and the family inside. Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/16 inches high by 11 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery lidded cassarole with fantasia-style artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CN-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery lidded cassarole with fantasia-style artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The fantasia-style artwork is imaginative and very beautiful. The colors are fairly rare, and they are beautiful! Condition is very good; there are some very minor marks from the initial firing of the piece. Size: 8 inches diameter, not including the handles, by 6 inches high, including the lid. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century.
CN-7: Mexican vintage devotional art, a wonderful statue of the Nino Perdido, a highly venerated image of the Christ Child, in a wonderful nicho which serves as the carrying case for the figure of the Nino, Mexico, c. 19th century. The nicho with the Nino Perdido was most likely used in religious processions in Mexico. It is stunning in its beauty! Condition is very good, considering the age of the piece; there is some loss of paint on the nicho, and also some evidence of wood-beatles from the past and no longer active. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 4 3/4 inches wide by 3 3/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage straw-art (popote art or popotillo), a pair of straw-art scenes depicting a lovely China poblana and her valiant charro with his guitar, Mexico, c. 1930's.
CN-8: Mexican vintage straw-art (popote art or popotillo), a pair of straw-art scenes depicting a lovely China Poblana and her valiant Charro with his guitar, Mexico, c. 1930's. The scenes are created using thousands of minute pieces of dyed straw or grass (popote, in Spanish). The two figures are wonderful: their costumes, including wonderful sombreros decorated with foil, are spectacular, and the faces of the two are beautiful! Condition is very good. Size: each measures 14 inches high by 7 inches wide, including frames. Price: $500 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver necklace with lovely beads resembling drops of water, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CN-9: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver necklace with lovely beads resembling drops of water, Taxco, c. 1940's. The design of the necklace is simple and wonderful; it is extremely graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 17 1/2 inches long. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of sterling silver earrings with jet stone adornments, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CN-10: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of sterling silver earrings with jet stone adornments, Taxco, c. 1940's. The triangular shape of the dangling earrings is simple, graceful, and wonderful! They attach with posts for pierced ears. Condition is very good. Size: 3 inches long by 2 inches wide, at the widest part.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful Zuni petite-point necklace with lovely coral and opal, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful Zuni petite-point necklace with lovely coral and opal, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950's. The lapidary and silver work is incredible, and the piece is suspended from a hand-made sterling silver chain. The effect is spectacular! Closeup photo of the center medallion of coral with a lovely opal stone above the pendant.
CN-11: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful Zuni petite-point necklace with lovely coral and opal, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1950's. The lapidary and silver work is incredible, and the piece is suspended from a hand-made sterling silver chain. The effect is spectacular! Condition is very good. Size: 20 1/4 inches long. The center medallion is 1 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $485.
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