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 pottery tree-of-life with vibrant colors and featuring a wonderful butterfly near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's.
DG-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery tree-of-life with vibrant colors and featuring a wonderful butterfly near the base, Izucar de Matamoros, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life is beautifully made and decorated. Condition is very good. Size: 8 3/4 inches high by 8 inches wide, and the circular base is 3 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $135.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver bracelet decorated with lovely coral, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's.
DG-2: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver bracelet decorated with lovely coral, Navajo, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's. The coral has wonderful color, and lovely silver spheres separate each bezel. The bracelet is signed "Ortiz". Condition is very good. Size: 1 /2 inches high by 2 3/8 inches wide, with an opening for the wrist of 1 inch. Price: $245.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling Taxco silver earrings with a very graceful and elegant design. Taxco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling Taxco silver earrings with a very graceful and elegant design. Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is excellent, and the earrings are extremely fine. A photo of one of the Taxco silver jewelry earrings.
DG-3: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of dangling Taxco silver earrings with a very graceful and elegant design. Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is excellent, and the earrings are extremely fine. Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches high by 1 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved bulto (statue) depicting St. Elizabeth of Hungary, c. 1930.
DG-4: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful wood-carved bulto (statue) depicting St. Elizabeth of Hungary, c. 1930. The saint is known for her choice not to marry, and for her dedication to the care of the sick and dying. With her own funds she built a hospital, where she died at the young age of 26. She is the patron saint of nurses. Condition is good, given the age of the piece: the paint and gesso show wear, and one side of the bulto is charred, as seen in the photographs, perhaps from being too close to a candle. Nevertheless, she is beautiful and serene, and has a wonderful aura and patina. Size: 9 1/2 inches high by 3 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back). Price: $195.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver broach or pin depicting a graceful and very dramatic snake, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's.

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver broach or pin depicting a graceful and very dramatic snake, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's. The silverwork and lovely stamping are excellent.
DG-5: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver broach or pin depicting a graceful and very dramatic snake, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's. The silverwork and lovely stamping are excellent. It is signed on the back "CZH". Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part, by 2 1/16 inches high. Price: $175.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and whimsical pottery truck with happy people in the cab and wonderful animals in the back, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and whimsical pottery truck with happy people in the cab and wonderful animals in the back, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940's.
DG-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful and whimsical pottery truck with happy people in the cab and wonderful animals in the back, Ocumicho, Michoacan, c. 1940's. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art, and is an older piece of pottery from Ocumicho. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. Size: 12 inches long by 5 inches wide by 7 1/2 inches high. Price: $495.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful burnished charger with lovely decorations, featuring a graceful and lovely protea, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
DG-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a very beautiful burnished charger with lovely decorations, featuring a graceful and lovely protea, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The colors and very lovely, with a simple black against a muted beige field. The overall effect is stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 14 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $300.
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Mexican vintage pottery  and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful Tonala burnished globe vase with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala, c. 1930.

Mexican vintage pottery  and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful Tonala burnished globe vase with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala, c. 1930. The artwork features a wonderful egret amidst floral decorations.

Mexican vintage pottery  and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful Tonala burnished globe vase with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala, c. 1930. The artwork features a wonderful egret amidst floral decorations. Another side of the vase.
DG-8: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a stunningly beautiful Tonala burnished globe vase with incredibly fine artwork decoration, Tonala, c. 1930. The artwork features a wonderful egret amidst floral decorations. This is a spectacular piece of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 12 inches high by 11 1/2 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $2999.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely glazed statue of a Mexican gentleman relaxing and peering over the edge of his wonderful serape (sarape), Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940.
DG-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely glazed statue of a Mexican gentleman relaxing and peering over the edge of his wonderful serape (sarape), Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940. The glazing is incredibly colorful and wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/4 inches high by 5 1/2 inches long by 3 1/2 inches wide. Price: $199.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful and colorful woodcarving of a stately lion, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
DG-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful and colorful woodcarving of a stately lion, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's. This regal beast is indeed a "Mexican Lion King." Manuel Jimenez is the father of folk art woodcarving in Oaxaca. Condition is very good and colors are vibrant and unfaded. Size: 5 inches high by 10 1/2 inches long by 2 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $450.
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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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