All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1207432 (stock #hrpurlple)
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In common use, mandala has become a generic term for any plan, chart or geometric pattern that represents the cosmos metaphysically or symbolically; a microcosm of the universe from an enlightened perspective...here is a mandala as seen by self trained artist Holland Reisner a lifelong resident of New Paltz,NY with no training in art. So I believe he meets the criteria of an outsider artist. Holland has been a career carpenter and was born in 1948...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1205597 (stock #nhlshortjack)
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I wonder if he put himself in the 18x24 oil on canvas painting? Paul is a feel good painter in the Outsider tradition. He paints scenes of nostalgia/humor and athletics.
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1205596 (stock #prprimo)
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This is quite a painting for it docuements a day gone by...there is no longer a midway or an amusement park at Savin Rock West Haven,CT. Paul is a feel good painter in the Outsider tradition. He paints scenes of nostalgia/humor and athletics. This is an oil on canvas.
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1205559 (stock #pr2)
24x36 oil on canvas. Connecticut artist he is self taught and colorblind. Paul is a feel good painter in the Outsider tradition. He paints scenes of nostalgia/humor and athletics. He was in awe of these legends
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1195438 (stock #3prr)
"Frustration" oil on canvas 16x20 by by PAUL R ROCKOFF Connecticut artist he is self taught and colorblind. Paul is a feel good painter in the Outsider tradition. He paints scenes of nostalgia/humor and athletics.
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1194578 (stock #ofoftobe)
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18 x 24 a/c by PAUL R ROCKOFF Connecticut artist he is self taught and colorblind. Paul is a feel good painter in the Outsider tradition. He paints scenes of nostalgia/humor and athletics.
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1187178 (stock #GN0135)
Handmade decorative painted box. 9 3/4" x 5" x 4 1/4". Signed "Lady Bell BR".
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1155196 (stock #396AOG)
This signed and dated 1989 troika series box is well painted entirely by hand. It is Russian lacquer art box numbered: 74995.[19A] The three running horses pull a decorated sleigh, a babushka covered woman and an enthusiastic standing driver for an exciting night ride. Clouds of snow powder glitter in gold. The horse manes are particularly striking in streamers of red and gold. Possibly the school name in Russian bottom right of the swirl and dot top border...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1110190 (stock #KG-35)
Mayoke Yama Uba, Shinshuu (Nagano Prefecture.) Wood with bark intact, and straw rope. This folk toy depicts a Yama Uba (Mountain Hag) who is also called Yamamba in other parts of Japan. "Mayoke" means "amulet" or "charm," so the item is intended to ward off evil or bad luck, even though Yama Uba are often referred to in stories much like the bogey man is depicted in America...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101526 (stock #MH-18)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Farmer Riding a Cow holding a sickle. A possible reference to the Kusakari Kannon (Grass Cutting Kannon (J. Kannon,[Goddess of Mercy,] Chinese - Kwan Yin/Guanyin, Sanskrit - Avalokitasvara.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1999. H.9.25"(23.5cm) x L.9.25"(23.5cm.) Cow has nodding head in the tradition of paper-mache "beko" cows/oxen of NE Japan. Excellent Condition...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101521 (stock #MH-15)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache dolls of Hina Ningyo (Imperial Couple) traditinally displayed in the month of March for Girls Day (March 3rd.) Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1992. Empress: H.4.875"(12cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm,) Emperor: H.5.375"(13.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Condition Note: hat of Emperor cracked and repaired. Small crack on back of Emperor where sword protrudes from body...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1101520 (stock #MH-16)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Yakko, the lower rank samurai manservant who often ran in front of the samurai retinue carrying banners, trunks, etc. He carries a lantern with the name "Sagamiya" on it. Pairs with MH-14. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1991. H.7.75"(19.5cm) x W.3.125"(8cm.) excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101513 (stock #MH-10)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Daikoku, God of Wealth & one of the Seven Lucky Gods. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.5.5"(14cm) x W.3.625"(9.25cm.) Very Good condition, small paint crack on right shoulder. Daikoku stands poised with raised mallet, his magic hammer that creates an explosion of gold when struck. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101512 (stock #MH-9)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of Mother, Child, & Fox. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1988. H.7.25"(8.5cm) x W.3.75"(9.5cm.) Excellent Condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101507 (stock #MH-7)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll of a Court Noble ("kuge") seated on a dias. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101310 (stock #MH-4)
Miharu Hariko Papier-mache Doll; Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture, ca. 1987. Figure of girl, possibly an "oiran" (courtesean) with sake ewer ("hisage" / "kannabe.") H.4.75"(12cm) x W.3.25"(8.25cm.) Excellent condition. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and cherry, bloom here in profusion. This colorf...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1101304 (stock #MH-2)
Miharu Hariko papier-mache doll. Mother nursing child. H.5.5"(14cm) x W.4.375"(11cm,) ca. 1987. Miharu Village, Fukushima Prefecture. Excellent condition. The wonderful image of a bare-breasted woman and suckling child is one of the more popular Miharu Hariko figures. Miharu-machi (town) is located just NW of Koriyama City in central Fukushima Prefecture. They say the town’s name “mi’ (3) “haru” (spring) comes from the fact that the three famous blossoms of spring; plum, peach, and ...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 1990 item #1029798
From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), an interesting hand-made wool prayer rug, probably Persian but it could possibly come from the Caucasus region as well. The rug features a main central medallion in rust colored ground, two minaret motifs towards the top, and geometrical motifs on the borders. The workmanship seems to be a combination of natural mineral pigments and synthetic dyes.

Size and Condition: 60 inches long, 39 inches wide. This rug has seen a fair amount of we...