POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

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Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful pictorial textile featuring an adorable donkey, with a tight weave and bold colors, Zacatecas, 1950's.
EC-1: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a wonderful pictorial textile featuring an adorable donkey, with a tight weave and bold colors, Zacatecas, 1950's. The donkey is beautiful. Condition is very good; there is some very slight fading in the green band near the top of one side. Size: 44 1/2 inches long, not including the fringes, by 21 inches wide. Price: $125.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia dish with colorful and very imaginative decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
EC-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful fantasia dish with colorful and very imaginative decorations, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The artwork features lovely herons and a fish, amidst lovely floral designs. Condition is very good; there is a small repair to the glazing in one place. Size: 10 1/16 inches long by 8 inches wide by 2 1/16 inches high. Price: $399.
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Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo-style serape with a wonderful center medallion, c. 1940's.
EC-3: Mexican vintage textiles and Saltillo-style serapes (sarapes), a very beautiful Saltillo-style serape with a wonderful center medallion, c. 1940's. The weave is very fine and tight, and the colors are wonderful! The fringes are intact at both ends of the textile. Condition is very good. Size: 50 1/2 inches long by 17 3/4 inches wide. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful repousse sterling silver necklace and earrings set, Taxco, c. 1940's.
EC-4: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful repousse sterling silver necklace and earrings set, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is exceptional, and the set is very elegant and graceful! Condition is very good. Size: The necklace is 15 1/2 inches long, and the main scallops are each 6 1/2 inches long by 2 inches wide. The earrings: 1 1/16 inches long by 3 /4 inches wide. Price: $575 for the set.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery statue of a woman brandishing her rifle and mounted on a spirited horse, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's.
EC-5: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful pottery statue of a woman brandishing her rifle and mounted on a spirited horse, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The piece is beautifully formed and decorated, with great attention to detail. Condition is very good. Size: 16 inches long, at the longest part, by 14 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide. Price: $950.
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Mexican vintage textiles and ethnic clothing, a stunning woman's costume (blouse and skirt) with beautiful embroidery-work on fine cotton cloth, Tenajapa, Chiapas, c. 1950's.
EC-6: Mexican vintage textiles and ethnic clothing, a stunning woman's costume (blouse and skirt) with beautiful embroidery-work on fine cotton cloth, Tenajapa, Chiapas, c. 1950's. The embroidery is incredible, and colors are bright and beautiful. This is an incredible piece of vintage ethnic clothing from the Tzetzal indigenous group of Chiapas. Condition is very good. Size: the skirt is 28 inches at the waist by 33 inches long. The huipil (blouse) is 33 inches wide, under the arms, by 27 inches long. Price: $400.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of pottery wall-sconces with wonderful glazing and featuring a bird on each sconce eyeing delicious corn, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's.
EC-7: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pair of pottery wall-sconces with wonderful glazing and featuring a bird on each sconce eyeing delicious corn, San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1940's. The sconces are beautifully formed and decorated. Condition of both is very good. Size: 7 1/4 inches high by 4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches deep at the mouth (front to back). Price: $300 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery figure of a mermaid by the famous artist, Irma Garcia Blanco, daughter of Theodora Blanco, Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1990.
EB-1: Mexican vintage folk art, a lovely pottery figure of a mermaid by the famous artist, Irma Garcia Blanco, daughter of the great artist Theodora Blanco, Atzompa, Oaxaca, c. 1990. The mermaid is beautiful as she plays her guitar for sea creatures around her. Irma is featured in the book "Great Masters of Mexican Folk Art" p. 84. The figure is decorated with an image of the sun and many lovely floral designs. Condition is very good. Size: 13 inches long by 10 1/2 inches high. The circular base is 8 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $499.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of burnished pottery candleholders beautifully decorated with patterns of vines, Tonala Jalisco, c. 1950's.
EB-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pair of burnished pottery candleholders beautifully decorated with patterns of vines, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. One of the candleholders features a graceful dove and the other a wonderful heron. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches high by 4 3/4 inches diameter at the circular base. Price: $225 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware pottery bowl with wonderful colors of glaze, Oaxaca, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware pottery bowl with wonderful colors of glaze, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The bowl is very well made and decorated. Photo of the bottom of the bowl.
EB-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful drip-ware pottery bowl with wonderful colors of glaze, Oaxaca, c. 1930's. The bowl is very well made and decorated. This pottery is called drip-ware (losa goteada) because of the way the glaze is applied. Condition is very good. Size: 5 inches high by 11 1/4 inches wide.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with wonderful colors and decorations, Tonala, Jalisco,  c. 1950's.
EB-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery vase with wonderful colors and decorations, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1950's. The vase is beautifully made. The floral decorations and animals are stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 8 inches high by 8 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $195.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo bracelet of sterling silver with four wonderful turquoise stones, with a twisted wire bezzle and bumpouts, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's.
EB-5: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo bracelet of sterling silver with four wonderful turquoise stones, with twisted wire bezzles and bump-outs, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960's. The silverwork is exceptional and the bracelet is stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/2 inches wide by 3/4 inches high. The opening for the wrist is 1 3/4 inches. Price: $399.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo sterling silver ring with a lovely turquoise stone, Arizona or New Mexico, c.1940's.
EB-6: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo sterling silver ring with a lovely turquoise stone, Arizona or New Mexico, c.1940's. The silverwork is excellent, and the ring is very graceful and beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: the ring is 7/8 inches high at the stone. The ring-size is c. 9.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980.
EB-7: Mexican vintage tinwork art, a beautiful tinwork art nicho with wonderful floral inverted-glass artwork on the sides, c. 1980. The nicho is wonderfully made. It has a hinged door on the back. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide. The central rectangular frame of glass is 6 inches high by 4 inches wide. Price: $95.
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Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful woodcarving of a squirrel with a bushy tail, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
EB-8: Mexican vintage folk art, a wonderful woodcarving of a squirrel with a bushy tail, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The squirrel is very lovely and endearing. Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches long, including the tail, by 6 inches high by 2 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunningly beautiful Taxco repousse clamp-style bracelet with excellent silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's.
EB-9: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunningly beautiful Taxco repousse clamp-style bracelet with excellent silverwork, Taxco, c. 1940's. The bracelet is exceptionally graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/2 inches wide by 3 1/2 inches high, at the highest part. Price: $375.
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