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 very lovely and colorful tree-of-life attributed to the famous Castillo family, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's.
DF-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very lovely and colorful tree-of-life attributed to the famous Castillo family, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree is beautifully decorated and features a wonderful bird near the base. Condition is very good, and colors are vibrant and fresh. Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 6 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part, by 3 1/2 inches deep (front to back near the base. Price: $125.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful woven textile featuring the symbols of the Mexican flag, with wonderful color combinations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's.
DF-2: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a beautiful woven textile featuring the symbols of the Mexican flag, with wonderful color combinations, Oaxaca, c. 1940's. The depiction of the Mexican eagle with a snake in its mouth is very dramatic. Condition is very good; there is one small stain, about the size of a dime. Size: 78 inches long by 59 1/2 inches wide. The textile is woven in two panels which are then carefully sewn together. Price: $550.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a very beautiful Navajo bracelet with exquisite silverwork and a wonderul turquoise stone (very possibly blue gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a very beautiful Navajo bracelet with exquisite silverwork and a wonderul turquoise stone (very possibly blue gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The silverwork is extremely intricate and beautiful, and the turquoise stone is simply incredible. A side view of the bracelet.
DF-3: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a very beautiful Navajo bracelet with exquisite silverwork and a wonderul turquoise stone (very possibly blue gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The silverwork is extremely intricate and beautiful, and the turquoise stone is simply incredible. This is a treasure of vintage Navajo jewelry! Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/2 inches wide by 3/4 inches high at the stone. The opening for the wrist is 1 1/8 inches. Price: $850.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful carved wooden leopard with beautiful painted decorations, signed on the bottom Quirino Santiago Cruz, Etla, Oaxaca, c. 1970's.
DF-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful carved wooden leopard with beautiful painted decorations, signed on the bottom "Quirino Santiago Cruz, Etla, Oaxaca", c. 1970's. The leopard is wonderfully carved and is very alert in appearance. Quirino is well-known for his carved wooden animals. Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/16 inches high by 3 3/4 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $85.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with fine and very wonderful artwork, signed Santos Lucano (a nephew of the very famous Balbino Lucano), San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 2006.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with fine and very wonderful artwork, signed Santos Lucano (a nephew of the very famous Balbino Lucano), San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 2006. The scene decorating the charger is charming. Closeup photo of the front of the charger.
DF-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery charger with fine and very wonderful artwork, signed Santos Lucano (a nephew of the very famous Balbino Lucano), San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 2006. The scene decorating the charger is charming. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches diameter. Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful and very elegant pair of Taxco silver dangling earrings with a wonderful design and shape, and very good silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful and very elegant pair of Taxco silver dangling earrings with a wonderful design and shape, and very good silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. The dangling earrings have the shape of cascading half-moons. They are extremely lovely. Closeup photo of one earring.
DF-6: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful and very elegant pair of Taxco silver dangling earrings with a wonderful design and shape, and very good silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. The dangling earrings have the shape of cascading half-moons. They are extremely lovely. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches, at the widest part. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo (background cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish) oval charger with incredibly fine artwork, by the late and very famous artist, Jose Bernabe, Tonala, c. 1940's.
DE-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful petatillo (background cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate, in Spanish) oval charger with incredibly fine artwork, by the late and very famous artist, Jose Bernabe, Tonala, c. 1950's. The charger features wonderful animals and plants. The central artwork is surrounded by a border of beautiful flowers. This is a great and highly collectible piece of Mexican ceramic art! Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches wide by 12 1/4 inches high. Price: $725.
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New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes (sarapes), a beautiful vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1930.
DE-2: New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes (sarapes), a beautiful vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1930. The textile has wool dyed with cochineal and also natural wools. The center medallion is simple and very elegant. Condition is good, given the age of the piece; the fringe on the ends is missing and there are minor areas of wear. Size: 90 inches long by 38 3/4 inches wide. Price: $625.
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Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a very wonderful wood-carved bas-relief, unsigned, featuring a beautiful "China Poblana" in traditional dress, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a very wonderful wood-carved bas-relief, unsigned, featuring a beautiful "China Poblana" in traditional dress, c. 1940's. This piece is beautifully carved, and the China Poblana is very lovely. Closeup photo of the woman's lovely face.
DE-3: Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a very wonderful wood-carved bas-relief, unsigned, featuring a beautiful "China Poblana" in traditional dress, c. 1940's. This piece is beautifully carved, and the China Poblana is very lovely. The woman's skirt features the traditional Mexican eagle. This bas-relief is a great and highly collectible piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/4 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $395.
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Native American Indian vintage beadwork, and vintage folk art, a beautiful pair of Cree child's mocassins with very fine and colorful beadwork, c. 1920's or earlier.
DE-4: Native American Indian vintage beadwork, and vintage folk art, a beautiful pair of Cree child's mocassins with very fine and colorful beadwork, c. 1920's or earlier. The colorful floral patterns are wonderful. The mocassins are highly collectible. The leather is supple and soft, and the overall condition is very good, especially given the age of the pair. Size: 6 1/2 inches long by 2 1/2 inches wide by 2 1/16 inches high at the back end of the mocassins. Price: $275.
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Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a lovely pair of Zuni carved stone fetish earrings, New Mexico, c. 1950's.

Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a lovely pair of Zuni carved stone fetish earrings, New Mexico, c. 1950's. Each earring shows stacked fetish animals, beautifully carved from various stones. Closeup photo of one of the fetish earrings.
DE-5: Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a lovely pair of Zuni carved stone fetish earrings, New Mexico, c. 1950's. Each earring shows stacked fetish animals, beautifully carved from various stones. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches high by 1 inch wide, at the widest part. Price: $200 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautifully beaded wood-carved Huichol mask, Jalisco, c. 1980.
DE-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a beautifully beaded wood-carved Huichol mask, Jalisco, c. 1980. The very fine and colorful beadwork depicts various religious and mythological symbols of the Huichol Indians. Condition is very good. Size: 9 inches high by 6 inches wide. Price: $215.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful hand-adzed wooden plate with fine carving and pyro art, Michoacan, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful hand-adzed wooden plate with fine carving and pyro art, Michoacan, c. 1940's. The artwork depicts a scene of Lake Patzcuaro. In the foreground are women picking flowers. Closeup photo of the front of the plate.
DE-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful hand-adzed wooden plate with fine carving and pyro art, Michoacan, c. 1940's. The artwork depicts a scene of Lake Patzcuaro. In the foreground are women picking flowers. This is a rare and wonderful piece of Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful and finely woven Saltillo serape with lovely shades of orange and an intricate and very fine center medallion, c. 1940's.
DE-8: Mexican vintage textiles, and Mexican vintage Saltillo serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful and finely woven Saltillo serape with lovely shades of orange and an intricate and very fine center medallion, c. 1940's. The lovely center medallion is complemented by decorative bands at each end. Condition is very good, and the fringe at each end is fully intact. Size: 80 1/4 inches long by 36 1/2 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sandcast Navajo silver earrings with a lovely design and a pomegranite or squash blossom decorating the bottom, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sandcast Navajo silver earrings with a lovely design and a pomegranite or squash blossom decorating the bottom, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. These dangling silver earrings are extremely graceful and elegant. Closeup photo of one earring.
DE-9: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of sandcast Navajo silver earrings with a lovely design and a pomegranite or squash blossom decorating the bottom, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. These dangling silver earrings are extremely graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $150.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of blackware plates with wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DE-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of blackware plates with wonderful artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The artwork, with animals featured on both plates, is very fine. Both have matching, very beautiful borders. Condition is very good. Size: each plate is 7 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $115 for the pair.
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