All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1370553
galerie Cecile Kerner
€3,500.00
It consists of a wooden panel, on which are glued beeswax Feather of parrot amazonand ara chloroptera , plates of mother of pearl and fish bone Pacu, braided cotton fiber pendants   The Tapirape Indians occupy two territories, one of which is shared with the Karajas, their former enemies. Almost decimated in the 50s, the Tapirape have seen their numbers increase in recent decades...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1370408
galerie Cecile Kerner
€1,100.00
Kayapo « akkakryre » Rio xingu indians State of para and matto grosso brazil Tiara made of blue front amazone ,arar araraunan ara chloropteraon white cotton
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #1360843 (stock #J424)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$200.00
A pair of wood candle stand painted with colorful urushi. The plate for candle on the top is made of metal. In excellent condition except for some tiny chips on the rim of the top plate and urushi came off in the bottom of one candle. 20th century. H:37cm Diameter of the bottom:10cm
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1338911 (stock #J370)
GALLERY TSUMUGI
$120.00
Ikkan-bari basket made of bamboo and paper. Ikkan-bari is a Japanese traditional craft which is: many layers of washi (Japanese handmade paper) are pasted on the bamboo or wood frame, or wood or clay mold. And then coated with urushi or kaki-shibu (persimmon juice) when it becomes dry and hard. It has paper(not Japanese paper) pasted on the bamboo basket and coated with kaki-shibu. Cloth hand-painted daruma and Benkei are collaged on both sides. In excellent condition. Contemporary...
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 : 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...
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...

All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1029365
From our World Handicrafts Collection (Ex-Asia), a very interesting Afghani hand-made tribal rug decorated with American military helicopter and B-52 bomber motifs. This piece was acquired about 16 months after the American military campaign in Afghanistan was launched in response to the 911 attacks, and in a fascinating example of art imitating life, the villager who crafted this rug chose to fashion it in this manner, reflecting the military aircraft he/she no doubt saw in the sky day after d...
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Contemporary item #1015542
Shirley Allen
Price on Request
A hand-carved Bodhi wood statue from Nepal of a Green Tara, an energetic healing female Buddha. She measures about 8 1/2 inches tall x 5 inches across x 3 1/2 inches deep and is carved out of solid wood. She is sitting in a classic pose with her right foot down, and lotus flowers on her shoulders. The carving is particularly difficult with all the open spaces and flowers. It's nicely painted and antiqued, although it is not old.
All Items : New Century : Folk Art : Pre 2000 item #936917
From our Southeast Asia Collection, a large and very attractive Indonesian tribal mask, crafted from a dark hardwood we think is either teak or some other rosewood variant, inlaid with mother of pearl or shell. They craft a lot of masks in different versions in Bali, but the more frequently encountered version you see there is a much smaller but heavily painted multicolor style, that we tend to find a bit gaudy. We selected this style from Central Java for its austere but artful presence, achiev...