POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

 

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Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940.
CG-1: Native American Indian vintage and antique pottery and ceramics, a lovely Acoma pot with wonderful geometric design elements, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940. The pot has beautiful design elements: checkerboard, rain, and feathers, and the shape of the pot is stunning. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches high by 8 3/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $925.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with wonderful artwork decorations and an endearing scene of a campesino going to work accompanied by his loyal blue burro, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's.
CG-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful plate with wonderful artwork decorations and an endearing scene of a campesino going to work accompanied by his loyal blue burro, attributed to the great Balbino Lucano, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, c. 1930's. The pale green glaze is wonderful and complements the other colors of the plate. This is a great piece of vintage Mexican folk art by a great master! Condition is good; there are some marks in the glaze from the original firing. These may be intentional, on the part of the artist. Size: 8 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $350.
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Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin, depicting the Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother), c. 1930.
CG-3: Mexican vintage devotional art, and Mexican vintage tinwork art, a lovely retablo painted on tin, depicting the Dolorosa (Sorrowful Mother), c. 1930. Our Lady of Sorrows is beautifully painted, and she is surrounded by symbols of Her Son's death by crucifixion: a cock crowing, the whip used to scourge Christ, nails. Condition is very good, given the age of the piece. The retablo is framed with a simple wooden frame. Size: 13 1/2 inches high by 9 1/2 inches wide, including the frame. Price: $1000.
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Mexican vintage textiles and sombreros, a wonderful vintage sombrero with hand-woven horse-hair band surrounding the cone, and two horse-hair lariats on either side of the cone, c. 1930.
CG-4: Mexican vintage textiles and sombreros, a wonderful vintage sombrero with hand-woven horse-hair band surrounding the cone, and two horse-hair lariats on either side of the cone, c. 1930. The form of the sombrero is simple and elegant. Condition is good; there is one slight tear on the rim. Size: 20 inches wide, and the cone is 7 inches high. Price: $495.
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Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a beautiful, hand-woven textile or rug with beautiful colors and design elements, c. 1940's.
CG-5: Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a beautiful, hand-woven textile or rug with wonderful colors and design elements, c. 1940's. The rug is decorated with lovely sheep, crosses, and clouds. Condition is very good. Size: 56 inches long by 39 inches wide. Price: $225.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a very beautiful wood-carved animalito, possibly a rabbit with long ears, attributed to the late, great folk artist Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CG-6: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarving, a very beautiful wood-carved animalito, possibly a rabbit with long ears, attributed to the late, great folk artist Manuel Jimenez, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The animal is vey beautifully carved and decorated. This is great Mexican folk art by a master! Condition is very good. Size: 18 inches long, including the nose and tail, by 9 inches high, including the ears, by 2 3/4 inches wide. Price: $550.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with a "V" on the naja, symbolizing Victory in World War II, c. 1945.

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with a "V" on the naja, symbolizing Victory in World War II, c. 1945. A closeup photo of the naja with the "V".
CG-7: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a wonderful sterling silver necklace with a "V" on the naja, symbolizing Victory in World War II, c. 1945. The beads are beautifully made alternating squash and spinner beads, the latter also known as "bench beads." The silverwork is excellent. Condition is very good. Size: 19 inches long, including the naja. The naja with the "V" is 2 1/2 inches high by 2 inches wide. Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver bracelet with excellent silverwork and a beautiful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CG-8: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful sterling silver bracelet with excellent silverwork and a beautiful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's. The bracelet has a wonderful design of spheres and a leaf pattern. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches long by 1 inch wide. Price: $325.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's.
CF-1: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware charger with a wonderful rural scene, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The black glaze of the background is fantastic, and the artwork is clean and crisp. The scene is a wonderful depiction of the life of a Mexican campesino of this period. Condition is very good; there are some very minor irregularities in the glazing of the rim of the charger. Size: 15 inches diameter. Price: $950.
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Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CF-2: Mexican and New Mexican vintage textiles and serapes, a lovely vintage Chimayo textile with lovely colors and design, Chimayo, Northern New Mexico, c. 1940's. This blanket or rug is very finely woven, and the center medallions are beautiful. Condition is very good; there is one slight pull near one end. the fringe at both ends is intact and lovely. Size: 71 1/2 inches long by 45 1/4 inches wide. Price: $575.
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Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral earrings, c. 1920's.

Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral earrings, c. 1920's. The 14K gold is spectacular, and the workmanship is excellent.
CF-3: Mexican vintage jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of gold earrings with lovely coral, c. 1920's. The 14K gold is spectacular, and the workmanship is excellent. The earrings are extremely elegant and graceful, and the lovely coral compliments the gold beautifully! Condition is excellent. Size: 2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $1400.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The movement and flow of the sculpture are energetic and wonderful; you can feel the vaquero's gaity and pride. Photo shot from in front of the rider and horse.
CF-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful pottery sculpture of a Mexican vaquero (jinete, or Mexican cowboy) on his gallant horse, attributed to the famous Panduro family, Guadalajara or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The movement and flow of the sculpture are energetic and wonderful; you can feel the vaquero's gaity and pride. This is a great piece of Mexican folk art by a great artist! Condition is very good; there is a small bit of minor wear on the base. Size: 10 1/16 inches high by 7 1/16 inches long by 3 inches wide. Price: $875.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful woodcarving depicting a lovely rabbit, with bold colors, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrzola, Oaxaca, c. 1950.
CF-5: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a wonderful woodcarving depicting a lovely rabbit, with bold colors, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950. Manuel would carve wooden figures while he tended the family's flock. He is the father of Oaxacan carved wooden "animalitos and alebrijes". Condition is very good. Size: 6 inches high by 7 1/2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's.
CF-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art and devotional art, a wonderful pottery bottle depicting Our Lady of Guadalupe, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930-40's. The bottle is beautifully formed and decorated; these were sometimes used to hold Holy Water. The Madonna is very serene, and the colors are beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: 13 3/4 inches high by 4 inches wide by 2 1/2 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace with a very graceful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's.
CF-7: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful silver necklace with a very graceful and elegant design, Taxco, c. 1940's. The repousee silverwork is exceptional; this is a fine piece of Taxco silver jewelry! The center medallion, with its silver spheres, is incredible. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/2 inches long. The silver medallion is 2 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $350.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
CF-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, three tiles with beautiful background glazing and very finely painted scenes, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Colors are wonderful, and the artwork is very crisp! Condition of each tile is very good. Size: each measures 4 1/4 inches square. Price: $85 each, or $225 for the set of three.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a hand-forged wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1930.
CF-9: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage devotional art, a hand-forged wrought-iron cross, Chiapas, c. 1930. The cross is very simple and elegant. In Chiapas, these crosses were placed upon the roof of the house, serving as a source of blessing and protection. Condition is very good. Size: 16 1/16 inches high by 10 1/16 inches wide, at the arms of the cross.
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CF-10: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful charger, decorated with lovely peacocks and flowers, San Pedro Tlaquepaque or Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very crisp and fine, and the overall effect is stunning. This is a rare and highly beautiful piece of Mexican vintage folk art, and is a discerning collector's dream! Condition is very good. Size: 18 3/4 inches diameter. Price: $1900.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a woodcarving depicting the hero of the Mexican revolution, Emiliano Zapata, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CF-11: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a woodcarving depicting the hero of the Mexican revolution, Emiliano Zapata, by the famous folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Arrazola, Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The late Manuel Jimenez is the father of wood-carved "animalitos" or "alebrijes". His carvings hold a very important place in the history of Mexican folk art. Condition is very good. Size: 19 1/2 inches high by 6 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 inches deep (front to back).
SOLD. Thank you!

 

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930.
CF-12: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, and Mexican vintage folk art, a shell-like mounted scene of a Mexican campesino with his water jars, attributed to Maura Panduro, daughter of Pantaleon Panduro, c. 1930. The figure of the campesino is extremely life-like and seems to rise out of the scenery painted on the plate. Condition is very good. Size: 9 1/16 inches diameter by 1 1/16 inches deep. Price: $195.
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