POCAS COSAS

The Finest in Mexican and Native American Arts
and Antiques

 

NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

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Native American Indian textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a lovely Two Grey Hills textile with beautiful colors and very fine hand-carted wool in natural colors, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.
DP-1: Native American Indian textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a lovely Two Grey Hills textile with beautiful colors and very fine hand-carted wool in natural colors, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The weave is very tight, and the piece is tapestry quality. Condition is very good. Size: 47 inches long by 34 inches wide. Price: $900.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting the bleeding Hand of God, c. 1880's (19th century).

Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting the bleeding Hand of God, c. 1880's (19th century). Christ's blood is issuing from the hand and is collected in a chalice. The Trinity at the top of the retablo.
DP-2: Mexican vintage devotional art, a retablo painted on tin depicting the bleeding Hand of God, c. 1880's (19th century). Christ's blood is issuing from the hand and is collected in a chalice. Lambs are drinking from the chalice. The figures of Mary, her mother St. Anne, St. Joseph holding a flower, and St. Joachim, the father of Mary, are all seated in clouds under the Hand. Condition is good, given the age of the retablo. Size: 15 3/4 inches high by 11 1/2 inches wide. Price: $750.
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Mexican vintage devotional art. a woodcarving depicting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel holding the infant Christ, by the famous Cortes Family of carvers, Mexico City c. 1940's.
DP-3: Mexican vintage devotional art. a woodcarving depicting Our Lady of Mt. Carmel holding the infant Christ, by the famous Cortes Family of carvers, Mexico City c. 1940's. The carving is very lovely and serene. Condition is fair; the figure of Our Lady is missing some fingers, and the infant Christ is missing two hands. In spite of this, the piece is extremely beautiful! The Lady's tunic has the image of a scapular traced in gold. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 3 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 2 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (a background of fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate) charger with very fine artwork and wonderful colors, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DP-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful petatillo (a background of fine cross-hatching resembling a straw mat, or petate) charger with very fine artwork and wonderful colors, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The piece has a wonderful border surrounding very beautiful artwork. Condition is very good. Size:
16 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $575.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware pottery charger with excellent artwork, featuring a hunter aiming his gun at an exotic bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DP-5: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blackware pottery charger with excellent artwork, featuring a hunter aiming his gun at an exotic bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. A beautiful scalloped rim frames the scene. Condition is very good. Size: 14 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $1200.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful Crucifix with a sterling silver crown on Christ's head, 19th century Mexico.
DP-6: Mexican vintage devotional art, a beautiful Crucifix with a sterling silver crown on Christ's head, 19th century Mexico. The body is beautifully carved, and the figure of the crucified Christ is peaceful and serene. Condition is good for the age of the piece; some fingers are missing from Christ's hands, but otherwise the Crucifix is in wonderful condition. Size: 23 inches high by 13 3/4 inches wide at the arms of the cross. Price: $425.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of repousee sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of repousee sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's. The repousee silverwork is exceptional. The earrings are extremely graceful and elegant.
DP-7: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of repousee sterling silver earrings, Taxco, c. 1940's. The repousee silverwork is exceptional. The earrings are extremely graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide. Price: $185.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of chandelier-style sterling silver dangling earrings, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of chandelier-style sterling silver dangling earrings, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The earrings are extremely elegant, and the silverwork is exceptional.
DP-8: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of chandelier-style sterling silver dangling earrings, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The earrings are extremely elegant, and the silverwork is exceptional. Condition is very good. Size: 3 1/16 inches long by 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage paintings and fine arrt, a pair of paintings by Otto Rothenburg, a student of Diego Rivera, Taxco, c. 1935.
DP-9: Mexican vintage paintings and fine art, a pair of paintings by Otto Rothenburg, a student of Diego Rivera, Taxco, c. 1935. The paintings depict a man and a woman at the mercado on market day. They are extremely well-painted and are very beautiful! The influence of Rivera is very evident. Condition is very good. Size: each painting is 17 1/2 inches high by 14 1/2 inches wide, including the frames. Price: $1100 for the pair.
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Native American Indian folk art and woodcarving, a wonderful sculpture done in wood and decorated with transparent, watercolor-like colors, by the famous Navajo folk artist, Johnson Antonio, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980's.
DP-10: Native American Indian folk art and woodcarving, a wonderful sculpture done in wood and decorated with transparent, watercolor-like colors, by the famous Navajo folk artist, Johnson Antonio, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1980's. This is great Navajo folk art and is typical of the work of Johnson Antonio. The carving depicts a lovely Navajo woman and her baby. It is very endearing. Condition is very good. Size: 12 3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $425.
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Native American Indian vintage pottery, a beautiful pottery bird-shaped bowl by the master potter, Fannie Nampeyo, signed on the bottom, Arizona, c. 1950's.

Native American Indian vintage pottery, a beautiful pottery bird-shaped bowl by the master potter, Fannie Nampeyo, signed on the bottom, Arizona, c. 1950's. The pottery is beautifully shaped and decorated and is very typical of Nampeyo's work.
DP-11: Native American Indian vintage pottery, a beautiful pottery bird-shaped bowl by the master potter, Fannie Nampeyo, signed on the bottom, Arizona, c. 1950's. The pottery is beautifully shaped and decorated and is very typical of Nampeyo's work. Condition is very good. Size: 4 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part, by 2 inches high by 3 3/4 inches deep, front to back. Price: $275.
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Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a very beautiful silver bracelet with three wonderful turquoise stones, very possibly Blue Gem, and intricate stamping and silverwork, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1930's.
DP-12: Native American vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a very beautiful silver bracelet with three wonderful turquoise stones, very possibly Blue Gem, and intricate stamping and silverwork, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1930's. The bracelet is exceptionally graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/4 inches wide, with an opening for the wrist of 1 inch. It is 3/4 inches high at the central design. Price: $299.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful beige background and very fine and detailed artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DO-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful beige background and very fine and detailed artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The very fine artwork is framed by a beautiful confetti-like border. The effect is stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $199.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glaze, resembling a watercolor wash, and magnificent artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
DO-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with a wonderful blue background glaze, resembling a watercolor wash, and magnificent artwork, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is framed by a wonderful arch of dotted glazing. This plate would be wonderful paired with the Lucano plate above (DO-1). Condition is very good. Size: 7 inches diameter. Price: $199.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry and sterling silver jewelry from Oaxaca, a beautiful pair of filegree chandelier earrings, Oaxaca, c. 1960's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry and sterling silver jewelry from Oaxaca, a beautiful pair of filegree chandelier earrings, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The silverwork is exceptional and the filegree is incredibly fine! Closeup photo of one earring.
DO-3: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and sterling silver jewelry from Oaxaca, a beautiful pair of filegree chandelier earrings, Oaxaca, c. 1960's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the filegree is incredibly fine! Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/16 inches long by
1 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery red bus with eight delightful passengers, including the driver, happily travelling to the beach city of Acapulco, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's.
DO-4: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery red bus with eight delightful passengers, including the driver, happily traveling to the beach city of Acapulco, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. This is Mexican vintage folk art at its best! Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches long by 6 3/4 inches high, not including the figures on top of the bus, by 7 1/4 inches wide. Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery cow with a bird and large water jar on its back, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.
DO-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery cow with a bird and large water jar on its back, attributed to the great Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The sculpture is of burnished natural colored clay. It is wonderful! There are wonderful flowers on the chest of the cow. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches long by 8 3/4 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide. Price: $325.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Navajo dangling earrings, silver with beautiful turquoise (perhaps Blue Gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1970's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Navajo dangling earrings, silver with beautiful turquoise (perhaps Blue Gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1970's. The silverwork is beautiful, and the earrings are graceful and elegant. Closeup photo of one earring.
DO-6: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning pair of Navajo dangling earrings, silver with beautiful turquoise (perhaps Blue Gem), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1970's. The silverwork is beautiful, and the earrings are graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/2 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $250.
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Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo rugs and textiles, a wonderful Navajo textile with a lovely storm-pattern and an extremely fine weave, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1970.
DO-7: Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo rugs and textiles, a wonderful Navajo textile with a lovely storm-pattern and an extremely fine weave (tapestry quality), Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1970. The textile is finely woven and the natural colors are very beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 24 inches long by 18 inches wide. Price: $300.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful eagle carved of wood with a hand-twisted wire snake in its mouth and perched on a beaver cactus, the emblem of the nation of Mexico, Oaxaca, 1950's. Main photo of the eagle.

Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful eagle carved of wood with a hand-twisted wire snake in its mouth, the emblem of the nation of Mexico, Oaxaca, 1950's.
DO-8: Mexican vintage folk art, a beautiful eagle carved of wood with a hand-twisted wire snake in its mouth and perched on a beaver cactus, the emblem of the nation of Mexico, Oaxaca, 1950's. It is skillfully carved of natural pine by an unknown artist. The hand-twisted wire snake is also a very beautiful piece of art. Condition is very good. Size: 17 1/2 inches high, including the pedestal, by 8 1/4 inches wide at the wings by 6 inches deep (front to back). Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, a framed print of Our Lady of Guadalupe crowned by two lovely angels, c. 1940's.
DO-9: Mexican vintage devotional art, a framed print of Our Lady of Guadalupe crowned by two lovely angels, c. 1940's. The picture is framed in a beautiful wooden frame with the original glass. The image of Our Lady is incredibly beautiful and serene. Condition is very good. Size: 18 inches high by 12 inches wide, including the frame. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful taxi with happy passengers, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's.
DO-10: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful taxi with a happy passenger, attributed to the great Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The Volkswagon taxi has a driver and one claustraphobic passenger who is riding on the roof. Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches long by 7 inches high, including the passenger, by 4 1/16 inches wide. Price: $200.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very beautiful artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very beautiful artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a lovely and graceful shape, and is decorated with lovely floral designs and flying insects. Another side of the vase.
DO-11: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with very fine artwork, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The vase has a lovely and graceful shape, and is decorated with lovely floral designs and flying insects. Condition is very good; there are some minor smoke clouds from the original firing. These in no way detract from the great beauty of the vase. Size: 11 inches high by
5 1/16 inches wide, at the widest part.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork candlelabra, signed by the artist, Gene Byram, Guanajuato, c. 1940's.
DO-12: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely tinwork candlelabra, signed by the artist, Gene Byram, Guanajuato, c. 1940's. The candlelabra has a beautiful shape, and the base is decorated with floral designs and birds. Condition is very good. Size: 23 1/2 inches high by 17 inches wide. The circular base is 6 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $500.
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Native American vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a J.B. Moore style rug with natural colored wool and a tight weave, Crystal, Arizona, c. 1930's or earlier.
DO-13: Native American vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a J.B. Moore style rug with natural colored wool and a tight weave, Crystal, Arizona, c. 1930's or earlier. The patterns in the rug are wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 77 inches long by 45 3/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful silver bracelet with a wonderful turquoise stone, signed Chris Tafoya, c. 1960's.
DN-1: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful silver bracelet with a wonderful turquoise stone, signed Chris Tafoya, c. 1960's. The silverwork on either side of the stone is magnificent, and the piece is marked 980, exceeding the silver content of sterling. This is a graceful and very elegant bracelet! Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches high, including the stone, by 2 1/2 inches wide. The opening for the wrist is 1 1/16 inches. Price: $295.
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Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely textile with a valero star as the center design and a very fine weave, Texcoco, c. 1940's.
DN-2: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely textile with a valero star as the center design and a very fine weave, Texcoco, c. 1940's. This is a very elegant textile. Condition is good; there is a very slight stain in one area, which is hardly noticeable. Size: 80 inches long, not including the fringe, by 41 1/2 inches wide. Price: $285.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a wonderful pair of sterling silver earrings with button turquoise stones, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960.
DN-3: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a wonderful pair of sterling silver earrings with button turquoise stones, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960. The stamping on the earrings is magnificent. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/16 inches long. The larger silver discs measure 1 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery sculpture of three men with a playful devil in front (possibly representing the Trinity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit), Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's.
DN-4: Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery sculpture of three men with a playful devil in front (possibly representing the Trinity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit), Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1950's. The artists of Ocumicho often mix piety with mockery. This piece is very dramatic! A great piece of Mexican vintage folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 9 3/4 inches high by 9 inches wide and 6 1/2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $250.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bottle representing Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DN-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a pottery bottle representing Our Lady of Guadalupe, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The piece is beautifully formed, and colors are bright and wonderful. These pottery bottles were used to transport Holy Water to people's homes. Condition is very good. Size: 12 1/2 inches high by 3 3/4 inches wide by 3 1/4 inches deep (front to back). Price: $450.
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Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo rugs and weavings, a lovely pictorial textile depicting a wonderful Navajo woman, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1920's.
DN-6: Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo rugs and weavings, a lovely pictorial textile depicting a wonderful Navajo woman, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1920's. This is a great piece of Navajo weaving. Condition is very good. Size: 13 1/2 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide. Price: $199.
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Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a stunning Navajo transitional textile, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1890-1900.
DN-7: Native American Indian vintage textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a stunning Navajo transitional textile, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1890-1900. The Navajo transitional textile is very tightly woven of very fine wool, and colors are vibrant and bright. Condition is very good; there is one very small stain, as seen in one photo. The textile has been prepared for safe hanging as a wall-decoration; this can be carefully removed if the buyer wishes. Size: 60 1/2 inches long by 48 1/2 inches wide. Price: $1400.
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