POCAS COSAS

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NEW ITEMS OF ART AT POCAS COSAS

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Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a wonderful woodcarving of an old Navajo woman, signed by the great Navajo folk art woodcarver Johnson Antonio, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1990.

Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a wonderful woodcarving of an old Navajo woman, signed by the great Navajo folk art woodcarver Johnson Antonio, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1990. This is Navajo folk art at its very best, and this piece is highly collectible! A photo of the bottom of the woodcarving, showing the signature of Johnson Antonio.
CA-1: Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a wonderful woodcarving of an old Navajo woman, signed by the great Navajo folk art woodcarver Johnson Antonio, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1990. This is Navajo folk art at its very best, and this piece is highly collectible! The Navajo grandmother is walking with her stick and carrying her spool for weaving. She is shown with her traditional Navajo necklace and jewelry. Condition is very good. Size: 11 3/4 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide by 9 inches deep (front to back). Price: $525.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a whimsical and lovely laquered woodcarving of an airplane with 4 happy passengers, Olinala, c. 1950's.
CA-2: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a whimsical and lovely laquered woodcarving of an airplane with 4 happy passengers, Olinala, c. 1950's. The airplane is brightly painted and decorated. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches long by 6 3/4 inches wide by 3 inches high with the propeller. Price: $85.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-glazed Tlaquepaque plate with fine artwork featuring a campesino with his faithful ox, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
CA-3: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely blue-glazed Tlaquepaque plate with fine artwork featuring a campesino with his faithful ox, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The background glazing of the plate is a beautiful blue with hints of green. The effect is incredible! Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches diameter. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a Mexican vaquero atop his wild and bucking horse, attributed to the Panduro family, most likely Raymundo who loved to depict horses and riders, c. 1930's.
CA-4: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a pottery figure of a Mexican vaquero atop his wild and bucking horse, attributed to the Panduro family, most likely Raymundo, who loved to depict horses and riders, c. 1930's. The Panduro family name is synonymous with "figuros de barro", figures crafted of clay. This is a museum-quality piece and highly collectible! Very possibly, the rider is intended to be the famous revolutionary, Pancho Villa. Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches high by 10 1/2 inches long by 6 1/2 inches wide. Price: $1200.
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Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's.
CA-5: Native American Indian pottery and ceramics, a beautiful blackware jar with lid, signed Alice Martinez, San Ildefonso Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1980's. Blackware pottery is typical of this Pueblo, and the lidded jar is beautifully bunished with a wonderful shine. The shape of the jar and lid are magnificent! Condition is very good. Size: 5 1/2 inches high, including the lid and handle, by 5 inches diameter at the widest part of the jar. Price: $375.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a wonderful border surrounding a scene of a deer and a hummingbird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
CA-6: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a wonderful border surrounding a scene of a deer and a hummingbird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The artwork is very crisp and the colors are wonderful. Condition is very good. Size: 11 inches diameter. Price: $185.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a folk art woodcarving of a jaguar, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's.
CA-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a folk art woodcarving of a jaguar, attributed to the great folk artist Manuel Jimenez of Oaxaca, c. 1950's. The jaguar is very muscular and graceful, and the colors are wonderful. The simple, almost primitive construction of the piece is typical of Manuel Jimenez' early work. Condition is very good. Size: 10 inches long by 8 inches high, including the raised tail, by 3 inches wide. Price: $250.
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Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a beautifully carved totem pole from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1930's.

Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a beautifully carved totem pole from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1930's. The pole served as a model for a full-sized totem pole (16 feet tall), and is signed by Wilson Williams, the Nootka carver. This photo shows the bottom of the pole with the provenance recorded by the collector.
CA-8: Native American Indian folk art and woodcarvings, a beautifully carved totem pole from Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1930's. The pole served as a model for a full-sized totem pole (16 feet tall), and is signed by Wilson Williams, the Nootka carver. The three figures at the top of the pole indicate that this was a totem for a chief, and he had the full-sized pole carved for his first potlach. Condition is very good. Size: 18 3/4 inches tall by 3 1/4 inches wide at the base, by 3 inches deep (front to back). Price: $599. It is extremely rare to have the complete provenance of a model totem pole from this period!
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very early petatillo bowl with geometric designs, signed by Agustin Lucano, the originator of the petatillo background hatching pattern, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very early petatillo bowl with geometric designs, signed by Agustin Lucano, the originator of the petatillo background hatching pattern, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. The petatillo background (the cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) is extremely fine, and the artwork is clean and crisp. Photo of the bottom of the pot showing the artist's signature.
CA-9: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely and very early petatillo bowl with geometric designs, signed by Agustin Lucano, the originator of the petatillo background hatching pattern, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1920's. The petatillo background (the cross-hatching pattern resembling a straw mat, or petate in Spanish) is extremely fine, and the artwork is clean and crisp. Condition is very good. Size: 3 inches high by 5 inches diameter at the widest part. Price: $395.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a truly beautiful large arcon, or trunk, of black laquered wood, with incredible artwork, Olinala, c. 1930's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a truly beautiful large arcon, or trunk, of black laquered wood, with incredible artwork, Olinala, c. 1930's. The artwork is spectacular and features a scene of a crowded plaze, the Mexican eagle with tropical birds on either side, all interspersed with lovely floral designs. Main photo of the arcon.
CA-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage woodcarvings and masks, a truly beautiful, large arcon, or trunk, of black laquered wood, with incredible artwork, Olinala, c. 1930's. The artwork is spectacular and features a scene of a lovely plaza, the Mexican eagle with tropical birds on either side, all interspersed with lovely floral designs. This piece is a museum-quality treasure! Condition is very good, given the age of this piece. Size: 32 inches long by 15 1/2 inches high by 16 inches wide. Price: $1999.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo sterling silver bracelet with a wonderful turquoise stone, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's.
CA: 11: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo sterling silver bracelet with a wonderful turquoise stone, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1950's. The braided silverwork is excellent, and the turquoise stone is of very high quality, possibly blue gem. Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/4 inches wide by 1/2 inch high. The opening for the wrist is 1 1/8 inches. Price: $385.
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Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of sterling silver dangling earrings with coral, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.
CA-12: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a lovely pair of sterling silver dangling earrings with coral, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. The earrings have a post for pierced ears, and they are extremely graceful and elegant in design! Condition is very good. Size: 2 1/4 inches high by 1 3/4 inches wide at the widest part. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a beige background glaze and incredibly crisp and fine artwork, featuring a graceful tropical bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
CA-13: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful Tlaquepaque pottery plate with a beige background glaze and incredibly crisp and fine artwork, featuring a graceful tropical bird, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The glazing and the artwork of this piece are exceptional! Condition is very good. Size: 8 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $300.
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Native American Indian vintage folk art and woodcarving, a graceful and lovely model Nootka boat with oars, West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1960's.

Native American Indian vintage folk art and woodcarving, a graceful and lovely model Nootka boat with oars, West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1960's. The model whaling boat was carved of cedar by a Nootka chief in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Photo of the bottom of the whaling boat with the provenance.
CA-14: Native American Indian vintage folk art and woodcarving, a graceful and lovely model Nootka boat with oars, West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, c. 1960's. The model whaling boat was carved of cedar by a Nootka chief in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Often, these model boats were carved prior to the carving of full-sized boat, usually from a single cedar log. Condition is very good. Size: 17 1/16 inches long by 5 1/4 inches wide, at the widest part, by 4 inches high. Price: $325. It is very rare to find the provenance of a model boat glued to the bottom; extremely collectible!
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The following were new items for the month of June, 2018. You may also view these, with additional photos of each, in the Gallery.

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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver necklace with lovely turquoise, Arizona or New Mexico c. 1940-50's.
BZ-17: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver necklace with lovely turquoise, Arizona or New Mexico c. 1960-70's. The necklace is decorated with crosses, and the main cross is a sylized dragonfly design, traditional to the Navajo silver makers. This is an elegant and graceful piece of Navajo jewelry! Condition is very good. Size: 25 inches total length. The smaller crosses are each 1 inch long by 3/4 inches wide. The main cross with turquoise is 4 inches long by 2 inches wide. Price: $950.
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Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Navajo silver necklace decorated with silver and turquoise najas with tiny hands decorating each, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940-50's.
BZ-18: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Navajo silver necklace decorated with silver najas with tiny hands, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1960-70's. The naja is a very traditional Navajo design, and the necklace is incredibly elegant and beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: the necklace is 22 inches total length. The smaller najas are 1 1/16 inches long by 1 1/16 inches wide. The main naja is 2 1/2 inches high by 2 1/4 inches wide. Price: $799.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two beautiful Talavera tiles from the famous Uriarte fabrica, with wonderful scenes of rural Mexican life, Puebla, c. 1930's.
BZ-19: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, two beautiful Talavera tiles from the famous Uriarte fabrica, with wonderful scenes of rural Mexican life, Puebla, c. 1930's. The tiles are beautifully painted; this is the traditional Talavera of Puebla, an artform dating to soon after the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Condition if both is very good. Size: each measures 5 1/2 inches square. Price: $185 each, or $350 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo pottery pitcher with wonderful and precise artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.

Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo pottery pitcher with wonderful and precise artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Petatillo refers to the cross-hatching pattern of the background, resembling a straw mat or petate in Spanish. Picture of the second side of the pitcher.
BZ-20: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely petatillo pottery pitcher with wonderful and precise artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. Petatillo refers to the cross-hatching pattern of the background, resembling a straw mat or petate in Spanish. This is a great piece of Mexican vintage pottery! Condition is very good. Size: 7 3/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches diameter, not including the handle. Price: $625.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with the granillo background (resembling falling hail) and lovely artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
BZ-21: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful pottery plate with the granillo background (resembling falling hail) and lovely artwork, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The beautiful artwork and wonderful glazing make this an exceptional piece of vintage Mexican pottery. Condition is very good. Size: 11 1/16 inches diameter. Price: $275.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery figure of a Mexican maiden standing near a lovely vase, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's.
BZ-22: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely pottery figure of a Mexican maiden standing near a vase, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1940's. The statue with vase is extremely well decorated and is simply charming! Condition is very good. Size: 5 inches long by 4 1/2 inches wide. Price: $200.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life is beautifully decorated with bright colors, and with birds, angels, and wonderful floral decorations. Photo of Archangel Raphael on the front center.
BZ-1: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful, very large tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) by the famous Aurelio Flores, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The tree-of-life is beautifully decorated with bright colors, and with birds, angels, and wonderful floral decorations. The Archangel Rafael is at the front center of the tree. This is a spectacular piece of vintage Mexican folk art! Condition is very good. Size: 27 inches high by 17 inches wide. The circular base is c. 8 inches diameter. (*Since the piece is fragile, we will hand-deliver the piece within the states of California, Arizona, or New Mexico only!) Price: $1400.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
BZ-2: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a wonderful bandera-ware plate decorated with a graceful deer, Tonala or San Pedro Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is simple and very child-like. This type of pottery is called bandera-ware because it has the colors of the Mexican flag, or bandera, in Spanish (red, green, and white). Condition is very good. Size: 10 1/2 inches diameter. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely sterling silver bracelet with a repousee centerpiece, and braided silver bands on either side, Taxco, c. 1940-50's.
BZ-3: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage silver jewelry, a lovely sterling silver bracelet with a repousee centerpiece, and braided silver bands on either side, Mexico City, c. 1940-50's. The silverwork is excellent, and the design is simple and very elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 7 1/2 inches long, including the clasps, by 3/4 inches wide. Price: $395.
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Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's.
BZ-4: Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a beautiful burnished charger with wonderful artwork decorating the front, Tonala, Jalisco, c. 1930's. The artwork is very fine and graceful, and the colors are stunning! A lovely large bird (an egret, perhaps), with outstretched wings and tail, graces the front of the charger. Condition is very good. Size: 18 1/4 inches diameter. Price: $1400.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajosterling silver jewelry, a silver pin or broach depicting a lovely dragonfly, with coral and turquoise stones, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.
BZ-5: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a silver pin or broach depicting a lovely dragonfly, with coral and turquoise stones, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. The silverwork is very fine, and the dragonfly is simply stunning! Condition is very good. Size: 1 3/4 inches long by 2 inches wide at the wings. Price: $195.
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Mexican vintage straw-art, or popote art or popotillo, a wonderful scene of the main Cathedral in Mexico City, by the famous popotillo artist, G. Olay, Mexico City, c. 1920-30's.

Mexican vintage straw-art, or popote art or popotillo, a wonderful scene of the main Cathedral in Mexico City, by the famous popotillo artist, G. Olay, Mexico City, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is composed of thousands of minute pieces of dyed straw or grass, and the overall effect is stunning. A closeup photo of the Cathedral.
BZ-6: Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a wonderful scene of the main Cathedral in Mexico City, by the famous popotillo artist, G. Olay (Gabriel Olay), Mexico City, c. 1920-30's. The artwork is composed of thousands of minute pieces of dyed straw (popote, in Spanish) or grass, and the overall effect is stunning. Colors and shadows are spectacular. A wonderful bus or trolley travels the road in front of he Cathedral, and the border is decorated with popote art and Mexican flags. This is a folk art treasure! Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 7 inches wide, including the border and frame. The scene of the Cathedral, within the border and frame, is 3 3/4 inches high by 4 1/2 inches wide. Price: $450.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) with lovely decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's.
BZ-7: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with beautiful decorations and a graceful deer at the base, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The trellis-shaped tree is beautifully formed and burnished. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 5 1/2 inches wide. Price: $200.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) with lovely decorations, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The trellis-shaped tree is beautifully formed and burnished.
BZ-8: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a lovely burnished tree-of-life (arbol de la vida) candlelabra with beautiful decorations, by the famous folk artist Heron Martinez, Acatlan, Puebla, c. 1950's. The trellis-shaped tree is beautifully formed and burnished. Condition is very good. Size: 6 1/2 inches high by 6 inches wide. Price: $200.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a graceful and very beautiful sterling silver bracelet, signed on the back with the stamp of Marisela, Taxco, c. 1940's.
BZ-9: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a graceful and very beautiful sterling silver bracelet, signed on the back with the stamp of Marisela, Taxco, c. 1940's. Condition is very good. Size: 6 3/4 inches long, not including the clasp, by 1 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ferocious figure of the mythical nagual by the famous folk artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's.

Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ferocious figure of the mythical nagual by the famous folk artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. The nagual is a very terrifying mythical monster who hides in the canyons and comes out only at night. Closeup photo of the nagual's face.
BZ-10: Mexican vintage folk art, and Mexican vintage pottery and ceramics, a ferocious figure of the mythical nagual by the famous folk artist, Candelario Medrano, Santa Cruz de las Huertas, Jalisco, c. 1940-50's. The nagual is a very terrifying mythical monster who hides in the canyons and comes out only at night. This is Mexican folk art at its best! Condition is very good. Size: 15 inches high by 15 inches long by 6 inches wide. Price: $825.
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Native American Indian vintage textiles and Navajo rugs, a lovely Navajo weaving depicting a woman in a dress, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1930's.
BZ-11: Native American Indian vintage textiles and Navajo rugs, a lovely Navajo weaving depicting a woman in a dress, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1930's. The depiction of the woman is very sweet in its simplicity. Condition is very good and colors are vibrant and unfaded on either side. Size: 19 inches high by 17 inches wide. Price: $225.
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Native American Indian textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a beautiful Navajo textile depicting Navajo spiritual Yei figures, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's.
BZ-12: Native American Indian textiles, and Navajo vintage textiles and rugs, a beautiful Navajo textile depicting Navajo spiritual Yei figures, Arizona or New Mexico, c. 1940's. The very fine weave of the piece, and the wonderful unfaded color combinations, make this a very special textile! Condition is very good; one side is a slight bit lighter than the other, and the lighter side is shown in the above photo. Size: 54 inches wide by 29 1/2 inches high. Price: $725.
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Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a popote art pair of pictures depicting a man with fruit on his head and a lovely Mexican woman, c. 1930's.
BZ-13: Mexican vintage straw-art, popote art or popotillo, a popote art pair of pictures depicting a man with a basket of fruit on his head and a lovely Mexican woman with her baby held in a rebozo around her shoulders, c. 1930's. The popote art is very fine, consisting of thousands of minute pieces of dyed straw (popote in Spanish) or grass. Straw-art is a wonderful artform in Mexico, which predates the arrival of the Spanish. Condition is very good. Size: each picture is 14 3/4 inches high by 6 3/4 inches wide. Price: $325 for the pair.
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Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Taxco silver post earrings in the shape of lovely leaves, Taxco, c. 1940's.
BZ-14: Mexican vintage sterling silver jewelry, and Taxco vintage sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of Taxco silver post earrings in the shape of lovely leaves, Taxco, c. 1940's. The silverwork is excellent, and the earrings are very graceful and elegant. Condition is very good. Size: 2 inches long by 3/4 inch wide. Price: $165.
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Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes (serapes), a wonderful Texcoco woolen rug with natural wool colors of brown and beige, with some red and green analine-dyed accents, Texcoco, c. 1940's.
BZ-15: Mexican vintage textiles and sarapes (serapes), a wonderful Texcoco woolen blanket or rug with natural wool colors of brown and beige, with some red and green analine-dyed accents, Texcoco, c. 1940's. The natural colors of the rug are reminiscent of the Navajo Moki textiles of the American Southwest. Condition is very good. Size: 79 inches long by 40 1/2 inches wide. Price: $425.
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Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni silver inlay jewelry, a stunning pair of Zuni inlay post earrings decorated with an image of a Zuni woman, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's.
BZ-16: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Zuni silver inlay jewelry, a stunning pair of Zuni inlay post earrings decorated with a wonderful and endearing image of a Zuni woman, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. The silverwork is excellent, with lovely inlays of coral, spiney oyster, mother of pearl, and jet. The earrings are stamped on the back with the artist's signature, a snake. Condition is very good. Size: the dangling earrings are 1 3/4 inches long by c. 1 inch wide. Price: $255.
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