Skip to main content

Asian Folk Art

Applied Filters1,248 results
Place of Origin:Asian
1,178
49
21
to
333
23
Item Location
886
179
144
27
22
5
4
48
236
894
70
316
502
449
372
159
89
1,248
1,230
1,248
4,383
3,799
3,659
1,248
1,218
9
7
4
4
4
Inside Painted Crystal, "Rainy Day" Snuff Bottle by Zhang Zenlou, 2012
By Zhang Zenlou
Located in Tainan, TW
Zhang Zenglou was born in Hebei Province in 1956. He is a master of contemporary Chinese inside painted snuff bottle in Ji school. He is currently a researcher at the China Academy o...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Modern Asian Folk Art

Materials

Rock Crystal

Andhra Pradesh Brass Vegetable Cheese Coconut Grater in the Shape of a Turtle
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Andhra Pradesh solid brass cheese or vegetable grater in the shape of a turtle. Andhra Pradesh, in particular, has a history of outstanding metal workmanship or “Vishwakarmas”, which...
Category

20th Century Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Brass, Copper

Group of Three Large Scale Carved Teak South Asian Musician Figures
Located in Bridgeport, CT
A set of three large heavy carved teak musician figures. All are seated in elegant dance- like poses and wear local style loincloths, neck torques and anklets. One plays a stringed i...
Category

20th Century Mid-Century Modern Asian Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Four Modern Creative Kokeshi Dolls by Usaboro Okamoto, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Four modern creative Kokeshi dolls by Okamoto Usaburo, Japan Okamoto Usaburo (1917-2009) was a highly regarded artist of the Sosaku Kokeshi Movement, receiving numerous awards dur...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Miniature Peacock or Fan Chair
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Miniature Anglo Indian peacock chair or salesman sample crafted with amazing detail in wicker and reed, true to the iconic design. Best of the genre.
Category

20th Century Anglo-Indian Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wicker

Noh Fox Mask, Early 20th Century
Located in Pasadena, CA
This is a wonderfully expressive and articulated fox mask. The mask dates to the first half of the 20th century and is in overall good condition. The fox's jaw is articulated and he ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Japonisme Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Antique Persian Khoy Carpet in Cream, Green, and Indigo Wool
Located in New York, NY
This antique Persian Khoy carpet circa 1900 measures 4’9” x 7’10” and belongs to the Orley Shabahang Antique Collection. Featuring a traditional Persian hand-knotted weave, this carp...
Category

Early 1900s Tabriz Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Kansu Chinese Blue Chinese Export, Hand Knotted Wool, circa 1940
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Chinese rug, circa 1940. In original condition and some wear consistent of age and use. Old washed hand knotted wool Measures: 62 x 105 cm. 62 x 105 D8 90025.
Category

1940s Chinese Export Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Headhunter Brass and Trade Bead Necklace, Nagaland
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage headhunter brass and trade bead necklace, Nagaland Trade beads with a brass medallion of a hunter's head shaped like a fish as the centerpiece, attributed to the Konyak and ...
Category

20th Century Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Glazed Oil Painting by Soviet Artist Omar Chkhaidze, d. 1995
Located in Peabody, MA
Luminously glazed oil on canvas board by Omar Chkhaidze of Tbilisi, Georgia, an established and award winning member of the Russian Academy of the Arts. In 2017, The Russian Academ...
Category

1990s Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Paint

Turkish Islamic Ceramic Tile
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Turkish ceramic handcrafted decorative tile with hand painted Islamic Koranic blessing and floral design. Ceramic tile hand painted with Arabic Islamic writing and flowers. "Bismilla...
Category

Mid-20th Century Moorish Asian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Turkish Velvet Embroidered with Gold Metallic Thread Slippers Shoes
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Vintage velvet burgundy embroidered pointed toe Middle Eastern Moorish exotic shoes. Embroidered Turkish metallic gold thread ethnic flat slippers. Late-Ottoman style velvet shoes de...
Category

20th Century Moorish Asian Folk Art

Materials

Velvet

Complete Set of Pink Cloth Napkins and Faux Bamboo Brass Place Setting Set of 4
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
Make hosting and entertaining easy, with a vintage British Colonial style place setting. Over a year in the making, we’ve sourced hundreds of table settings from all over the globe a...
Category

20th Century British Colonial Asian Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Cast Bronze Tribal Bell Camel Anklet
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Antique cast bronze carved animal camel leg anklet bell Folk Art. Handcrafted cast metal camel bracelet which was used by the Bedouin people to tie to the camel leg. Antique collecti...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Bronze

Mid-20th Century Tribal Woman's Tunic, Karen People, Burma
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Mid-20th century tribal woman's tunic, Karen People, Burma A nice, graphic example of a woman's blouse from the Karen ethnic group in Burma/Myanmar. The Job's tears seeds (Coix lacr...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Cotton

Child Amulet Lock, Silver Alloy, Yao or Hmong of SW China, Early 20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Child amulet lock necklace, silver alloy with repousse work and hanging bells. Yao or Hmong of SW China, early 20th century. Fastened on a chain necklace. Lock shaped amulets were me...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Metal, Silver

Antique Persian Sultanabad Carpet, Wool Ivory Oriental Rug Hand Knotted
Located in New York, NY
Sultanabad is a region in NW, Persia. It was the site of the principle Ziegler weavings in the late 19th century. Sultanabad's are famous for their floral designs as they improved th...
Category

Late 19th Century Sultanabad Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Pictorial Motif Ivory Turkish Square Room Size Rug
Located in New York, NY
Room size pictorial Turkish Sivas carpet from the second quarter of the 20th century. The ivory field with a flurry of exotic animals spotted in field and border, accents in lime gre...
Category

Early 20th Century Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Chinese Campaign Camphor Wood Floral Painted Leather Nautical Chest, Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
Chinese Campaign camphor wood hinged nautical chest covered in hand painted floral leather with brass studs, mounts, side handles, and terminating on the original bulbous painted bun...
Category

1820s Chinese Export Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Early 20th Century Silver Apron Counter Weight, Miao or Dong Culture, China
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Early 20th century silver apron counter weight, Miao or Dong culture, Hunan or Guangxi province, China A sinuous silver counterweight worn at the back of an apron, weighing in at ...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Silver

Very Tall Buffalo Fence Post Sculptures
Located in New York, NY
These vintage, solid teak buffalo fence posts read as Minimalist contemporary sculpture and will complement any contemporary setting. From java, Indonesia these objects have a strong...
Category

1940s Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Teak

Brass Repousse Rose Water Perfume Sprinkler Bottle
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Brass repousse decorative collectible rose, orange water perfume sprinkler bottle. Brass hammered and chase design. They are used to spray rose water on guest at the entrance on spec...
Category

Mid-20th Century Moorish Asian Folk Art

Materials

Brass

Large Handmade Woven Basket
Located in New York, NY
An unusual, large woven willow basket with fabric trim at the top displaying its many years of age in its beautifully worn and faded finish. From Shanxi province, circa 1900. B445.
Category

Early 1900s Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Willow

Chofa Architectural Thai Temple Roof Finial. Original Color. Mid-20th Century.
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Architectural Element. Chofa roof finial from a Thai Temple, with remnants of original color, mid-20th century. On a metal base. This Chofa comes from an old Thai temple. The Chofa- ...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Teak, Paint

Vintage Carved Ironwood Panel with Floral Motif, Borneo, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Carved ironwood panel with floral motif. Borneo, mid-20th century. This beautifully eroded decorative panel incorporates a floral motif and comes from a Dayak longhouse in Borneo. Di...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Mid-Century Modern Vintage Tortoise Bamboo and Wicker 6 Bottle Wine Rack
Located in Oklahoma City, OK
A handmade Mid-Century Modern wine rack created from bentwood bamboo and wicker. Two layers of bamboo are carefully woven together creating a space for 6 bottle so wine (or other bev...
Category

Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Asian Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo, Wicker, Rattan

Japan 1920s Hand Painted Garden “Moon Gazing" Rabbit
Located in South Burlington, VT
Here's a beautiful and unique way to accent your special garden spot with this unusual treasure from Japan! This is a hard to find solid and finely cast effigy of a tall "moon ga...
Category

1920s Taisho Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Iron

Moroccan Tribal Silver Jewelry Choker
By Berber Tribes of Morocco
Located in North Hollywood, CA
A Moroccan Tribal jewelry vintage chocker inlaid with colorful glass beads in red and green and dangling coins. German silver, but not of the standard of sterling and richly embell...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Metal

Pair of Horsehair Fly Whisks, Yi of Yunnan, China, Early to Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Pair of horsehair fly whisks. Yi of Yunnan, China, early to mid-20th century. Mounted on metal stands. Incorporating twining and braiding techniques. Dimensions: Left - 18 inches t...
Category

1930s Tribal Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Other

Chinese Painted Lucky Fish
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-carved from reclaimed wood, this rustic fish sculpture recreates early 20th-century Chinese Folk Art designs. The fish is painted with a colorful palette of brown, purple, red a...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Rustic Asian Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Chinese Painted Lucky Fish
Located in Chicago, IL
Hand-carved from reclaimed wood, this rustic fish sculpture recreates early 20th-century Chinese folk art designs. The fish is painted with a colorful palette of purple, red and yell...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Rustic Asian Folk Art

Materials

Pine

Antique Persian Square Serapi Carpet, Handmade Rug Ivory, Gold, Navy, Rusty Red
Located in New York, NY
Antique Serapi carpets are one of the most sought after rugs particularly in America and England for many years. Antique Serapi rugs are a major draw particularly in big city America...
Category

Late 19th Century Serapi Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Old Japanese Basket Made of Bamboo and Japanese Paper / Meiji Era Farming Tools
Located in Sammushi, JP
I think it was a basket made in the Meiji era. It is woven from bamboo and then Japanese paper is pasted on it. It's very light. I think it was probably a tool used in the silk mo...
Category

Late 19th Century Meiji Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo

Anglo Raj Vintage Hand-Crafted Stuffed Cotton Embroidered Elephant, India, 1950
By Rajhastani
Located in North Hollywood, CA
Anglo Raj vintage hand-crafted stuffed cotton embroidered elephant, India, 1950 Handmade in Rajasthan, India, colorful fabric elephant toy. Vintage small elephant stuffed cotton em...
Category

Mid-20th Century Anglo Raj Asian Folk Art

Materials

Fabric, Cotton

Medley Hand-Knotted Rug by Lyk Carpet
Located in Geneve, CH
Medley hand-knotted rug by Lyk Carpet Dimensions: W250 x D280cm Materials: 100% tibetan highland-wool, new pure hand-combed and hand-spun wool, natural vegetable dyed wool, 100 kno...
Category

2010s Post-Modern Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wood

Early 20th Century Painted Hide Shield from Southwestern China
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Offered by Zena Kruzick. Early 20th century painted hide shield from Southwestern China A large shield from the Nuosu Yi ethnic group, Sichuan Province, Southwestern China with c...
Category

Early 20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Hide, Paint

Fine Antique Persian Isfahan Carpet in Red, Cream, and Gold Wool
Located in New York, NY
Named after the former capital and largest carpet-producing city of Persia, this exceptional Isfahan carpet is hand-knotted in pure wool and belongs to Orley Shabahang's Antique coll...
Category

Early 1900s Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Anatolian Ornate Design Handwoven Kilim Rug
Located in New York, NY
Ornate handwoven flat-weave kilim rug with natural pigment dyed wool. The designs woven in to the rug are all symbolic that have been passed done through generations of weavers for h...
Category

20th Century Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Contemporary Handmade Turkish Flatweave Patchwork Rug In White
Located in New York, NY
A modern Turkish Kilim from the 21st century. The rug consists of a vintage hemp Kilim as the white background and raised patches to form the design. No borders, but a finely abrashe...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Hemp

Antique Tabriz Carpet, Hadji Jalili Persian Rug, Earth Tones, Light Blue, Coral
Located in New York, NY
Tabriz, the capital of the northwestern Iranian province of Azerbaijan, has for centuries enjoyed a great reputation as a centre of Persian culture. Under the benign patronage of Sha...
Category

Late 19th Century Tabriz Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Vintage Tribal Carrying Basket from Ata Pue, Laos, Mid-20th Century
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Vintage Tribal carrying basket from Ata Pue, Laos, mid-20th century, 23.5" tall. This finely woven, beautifully detailed,carrying basket comes from the Ata Pu area of Laos.The prima...
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo, Rattan, Wood

The Art of Chokin Gilded Ceramics Set
By Japanese Studio
Located in Grantham, GB
Beautiful Art of Chokin set of four vases two jars and two plates. "Metal engravings from Japan are created by the ancient art of Chokin. Gilded with gold and silver the engravings ...
Category

1980s Japonisme Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Ceramic

Elegant Sarinda or Short-Necked Lute, Bengal Region of Northeastern India, 18th
Located in Leuven , BE
The monoxyl instrument was carved from a solid block of teak or mulberry wood. It has a large open resonance box and a second chamber at the bottom. This lower part was usually cover...
Category

18th Century Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Organic Material, Wood

Small Primtive Mortar
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A small primitive mortar in hardstone. Probably Asian, 19h century.
Category

Early 19th Century Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Stone

Antique Basketry Bowl
Located in New York, NY
Antique basketry bowl of woven rattan, reed, and bamboo. Wonderful geometric illustrations and complex weaving technique with honeycomb center. This basket bowl is a utilitarian ite...
Category

Late 19th Century Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Rattan, Reed, Bamboo

"Clown Playing Violin" Toy Japanese Wind-Up, Circa 1950's
Located in Incline Village, NV
Japanese wind-up toy known and marketed as "Happy The Violinist" marked with the logo "TPS" for Tokyo Plaything Shokai. The logo is further identified by three fingers across from th...
Category

1950s Folk Art Vintage Asian Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Vintage Persian Shiraz Rug
Located in New York, NY
A vintage Persian Shiraz nomadic rug from the mid-20th century.
Category

Mid-20th Century Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Antique Anatole Turkish Hand Knotted Wool and Goat Hair Rug, circa 1990
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Antique Anatole rug from Turkey, circa 1990. Hand knotted wool and goat hair Measures: 214 x 239 cm 20541.
Category

1990s Country Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool, Goat Hair

"Magic Mouse" Mechanical Bank, Japan, circa 1964
Located in Incline Village, NV
For the mechanical bank and toy enthusiast, listed is a tin, lithographed and painted, all original 1960s mechanical bank made by the Yone Company of Japan (see image of logo on side...
Category

Mid-20th Century Folk Art Asian Folk Art

Materials

Tin

Antique Oversize Indian Cotton Pastel Dhurrie
Located in Milan, IT
Dhurries of such large formats were almost exclusively woven on specific commissions to decorate the palaces of the Maharajahs of northern India. This monumental example is distingu...
Category

Early 20th Century Agra Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Framed Akha Tribe Hand Embroidered Shoulder Bag
Located in Chicago, IL
This hand embroidered shoulder is from the Akha tribe and has been framed for display on a wall. The Akha are an indigenous hill tribe who live in small villages at higher elevations...
Category

Mid-20th Century Asian Folk Art

Materials

Hemp

Figure of a Thai Angel
Located in Chicago, IL
A finely carved wooden sculpture of a Buddhist angel in the Northern Thai style. It is covered in natural lacquer, gold leaf, polychrome, and glass mirror "jewels" embedded in the su...
Category

19th Century Antique Asian Folk Art

Materials

Teak, Lacquer

Bamba'S', Bamboo Side Table
Located in Bangkok, TH
Bamba is an ode to bamboo. Gathered in strength and though covered in black, the organic nature still shines through honoring the materiality of the tree. The top portion was created...
Category

2010s Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Bamboo

Ikat Textile from Sumba Island, Indonesia
By Asian Style
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
This Ikat textile originates from the Island of Sumba, Indonesia. It is hand-woven using naturally dyed yarns via a method passed on through generations. It features a predominantly ...
Category

Late 20th Century Other Asian Folk Art

Materials

Yarn

Rojjarnar, 'Corner pattern', Vernacular Dining Chair
Located in Bangkok, TH
Rojjarnar was inspired by the vernacular language of simple chair construction. Hard and soft elements contrast each other in textures and designs. Kitt.Ta.Khon draws from traditiona...
Category

2010s Tribal Asian Folk Art

Materials

Plastic, Wood

Antique Persian Heriz Carpet, Handmade Wool Oriental Rug, Rust, Navy, Lt Blue
Located in New York, NY
Heriz carpets are the staple of the furnishing market and remain the most popular of all NW Persian carpets. They were produced for the rapidly growing US market in the late 19th-ear...
Category

Early 20th Century Heriz Serapi Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Persian Malayer Pictorial Square Size Throw Rug
Located in New York, NY
One of a kind mid-20th century decorative Northwest Persian pictorial rug.
Category

Early 20th Century Revival Asian Folk Art

Materials

Wool

Lion Moose Antler Carving
Located in New York, NY
Lion moose antler carving. Detailed moose antler carving of a lion, from Indonesia. This is a one of a kind object. The moose antler was sourced in North America and then sent to Asi...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Asian Folk Art

Materials

Antler