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The New York Folklore Society operates the Gallery of New York Traditions, a consignment folk art gallery that provides a venue for artists from across New York State to sell their work. Now, you can shop the gallery on-line.

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Birch Vase by Mark Swanberry

Birch vase with copper accents. This vase can be used with water and fresh flowers. 6.5" high, 2" diameter. Created by Mark Swanberry. (Fake flowers not included!)
Click on photo to see larger image and detail.

ITEM #413
Birch vase      $39.00


Member Price    $35.10
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Christmas pysanky
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Christmas Pysanky!

Pysanky Eggs in Christmas designs by Ionel Paltenea, originally from Ukraine, now living in Astoria, Queens. Pysanky is an ancient art of egg decoration using the wax resist method. (Stand not included in price).

Click on photos to see larger images.


ITEM #PAL003 (left)
CHRISTMAS EGG         $29.00

Member Price         $26.10


ITEM #PAL004 (below)
SANTA/REINDEER EGG         $29.00

Member Price         $26.10

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tin angel by Walter Fleming



Fox by  Walter Fleming



Whale by Walter Fleming
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Herald Angel, Fox, and Whale Wall Sculptures by Walter Fleming.

These pieces are made by historic and traditional tinsmith Walter Fleming from 100-year old tin recovered from a barn in Rensselaer County. The red paint is original. Click on photos to see larger images and details.

ITEM #FL001
Herald Angel, 34" long         $35.00

Member Price         $31.50




ITEM #FL002
Fox, 24" long         $30.00

Member Price         $27.00






ITEM #FL003
Whale, 17" long         $30.00

Member Price         $27.00
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Amish Quilted Wall Hanging

This Amish quilted wall hanging is 33" square, red/green/white floral cotton fabric. Click on photo to see larger image and detail.

ITEM #413
Amish Wall Hanging      $100.00


Member Price    $90.00
Karen Woven Wall Hanging bluebar400Handwoven Wall Hanging by Karen Weavers

Handwoven Wall Hanging by Karen weavers in the Utica, NY area. Items are consigned by re*source, Traditional Artisans Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees.

Karen Wall Hanging, green/red/white/yellow, 13x37"
Click on photo to see larger image.

ITEM #KW005
Handwoven Wall Hanging      $325.00




Member Price    $292.50


Mohawk basket by Robin Lazore




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Mohawk Basket by Robin Lazore

Mohawk basket, handmade by Robin Lazore, is black ash with red, white, and blue detail. From the Haudenosaune (Iroquois) Nation, Mohawk Tribe. Click on photo to see larger image and detail.

ITEM #LB001
Mohawk Basket (Lazore #1)         $159.00

Member Price         $143.10
Mohawk basket by Robin Lazore




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Mohawk Basket by Robin Lazore

Mohawk basket, handmade by Robin Lazore, is black ash with green detail. From the Haudenosaune (Iroquois) Nation, Mohawk Tribe. Click on photo to see larger image and detail.

ITEM #LB002
Mohawk Basket (Lazore #2)         $149.00

Member Price         $143.10


Ladybugs by Bernard Domingo

Praying Mantis by Bernard Domingo

Lion by Bernard Domingo

Lambs by Bernard Domingo

Stingray by Bernard Domingo

Chameleon by Bernard Domingo

Penguins by Bernard Domingo

Pigs by Bernard Domingo
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Originally from Zimbabwe but now living in New York State, Bernard Domingo uses wire and glass beads to create whimsical animals as well as other items such as motorcycles and flowers. Click on photo to see larger images.

LADY BUGS
ITEM #BD003A

Lady Bug, large — 4 x 3.25 inches      $17.50


Member Price    $15.75
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ITEM #BD003B
Lady Bug, small — 1.5 x 1.25 inches      $7.50


Member Price    $6.75
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PRAYING MANTIS
ITEM #BD004

Praying Mantis — 4" long, 5" tall      $14.00


Member Price    $12.60
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LION
ITEM #BD005

Lion — 8" long, 4" high      $26.00


Member Price    $23.40
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LAMB
ITEM #BD006

Lamb — 4" long, 3.5" high      $24.00


Member Price    $22.60
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STINGRAY
ITEM #BD007

Stingray — 5" wide, 10" long, incl. tail       $26.00


Member Price    $24.40
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CHAMELEON
ITEM #BD008

Chameleon — 6" long, 3" high       $17.50


Member Price    $15.75
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PENGUINS
ITEM #BD009A

Penguin, large — 4" tall       $17.50


Member Price    $15.75
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ITEM #BD009B

Penguin, small — 3" tall       $14.00


Member Price    $12.60
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PIGGIES
ITEM #BD0010A

Pig — 3.25" long       $26.00


Member Price    $23.40
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ITEM #BD0010B

Piglet — 2.5" long       $14.00


Member Price    $12.60
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Pysanky Eggs by Ionel (John) Paltenea

Pysanky chicken and goose eggs by Ionel (John) Paltenea. Raised wax. Stands not included. Varied designs and colors available. Call the office at 518/346-7008 for specific availability. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #PAL000
Pysanky Chicken Egg         $29.00

Member Price         $26.10


ITEM #PAL001
Pysanky goose egg        $55.00

Member Price         $49.50


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Pysanka Goose Egg by Ionel (John) Paltenea

Pysanka Goose Egg by Ionel (John) Paltenea. Raised wax. Stand not included. Design and color varies. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #PAL002
Pysanka Goose Egg         $300.00

Member Price         $270.00


Pincushion basket by Denise Jock




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Pincushion Basket by Denise Jock

Miniature Mohawk pincushion basket, handmade by Denise Jock, of sweetgrass and ash splint is 1.25" high, overall height 2", 2.75" diameter. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #DJ001
Pincushion Basket (Jock #1)         $15.00

Member Price         $13.50
Denise Jock's miniature Mohawk basket




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Miniature Covered Mohawk Basket by Denise Jock

Miniature Mohawk covered basket, handmade by Denise Jock, of sweetgrass and ash splint is 1.5" high, 1.75" diameter. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #DJ002
Covered Basket (Jock #2)         $19.00

Member Price         $17.10
Denise Jock's miniature covered Mohawk basket




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Miniature Covered Mohawk Basket by Denise Jock

Miniature Mohawk covered basket, handmade by Denise Jock, of sweetgrass and ash splint is 1" high, 2" diameter. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #DJ003
Covered Basket (Jock #3)         $29.00

Member Price         $26.10
Denise Jock's Turtle basket




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Miniature Turtle Mohawk Basket by Denise Jock

Miniature Turtle basket, handmade by Denise Jock, of sweetgrass and ash splint is 2.25" diameter body; 3.5" overall length. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #DJ004
Turtle Basket (Jock #4)         $14.00

Member Price         $12.60
Small Dream Catcher by Darryl Blair
Small Dream Catcher

Large Dream Catcher with feathers
Large Dream Catcher
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Dream Catchers by Darryl Blair

Handcrafted Dream Catchers. The large catcher is approximately 13" in diameter with feathers. The smaller Dream Catcher is approximately in 8" diameter. The artist is Darryl Blair of Schenectady.“Darryl’s expression through his art is influenced through his Native American Indian heritage. He has sold his craft work at different culturally-based stores throughout central New York as well as at Native American cultural events. Darryl’s current style of Dream Catcher Web is made with as much attention to tradition and culture as possible, using as much natural material as possible in respect, responsibility and love for Mother Earth and tribal spirituality.” Note: handmade — no two dream catchers are alike. Click on photos to see larger images

ITEM #BLA006
Large Dream Catcher      $22.50


Member Price    $26.10



ITEM #BLA008
Small Dream Catcher      $16.25


Member Price    $14.65
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Preening Green Wing Teal by Jim Neenan (9" x 7")

Handcarved wood duck decoy by Jim Neenan, a woodcarver from Staten Island, NY. Jim’s work has won ribbons at the New York’s Queens Farm Museum and has appeared in the National Wood Carvers Association magazine Chip Chats

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #310
Preening Green Wing Teal         $465.00

Member Price         $418.50


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16" Log Skidder by Ed Carpenter

Ed Carpenter has been designing and building wooden toy collectibles since 1990. His knowledge of the logging industry and equipment comes from his own personal experience working as a logger in the Adirondacks. Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #413
16" Log Skidder by Ed Carpenter      $125.00


Member Price    $113.00
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Fence Post Loon by Grant Van Loan (18-1/2 in. long, of painted locust)

Handcarved by Grant Van Loan. The artist experiments with the use of weathered barn boards and timbers, incorporating patterns in wood to suggest the texturing feathers.

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #3110
Fence Post Loon         $195.00

Member Price         $175.50


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Walking Sticks

Carved by Ben Raino, Quebecois master carver and raconteur, the walking sticks make unique gifts. Ben uses the tools and techniques he developed in his work as a dental technician to carve the wildlife he knows from his life as a woodsman.

Click on photo to see larger image.

ITEM #301       Walking Stick, 3.5 ft.      about $45

Please call our office at 518/346-7008 to check on styles, availability of this item


Cardinal

Goldfinch

Hand-carved Songbirds by Ben Raino

Handcarved wood with applied glass eye and metal feet. Mount of wood.

Ben Raino’s carving has won awards, including first prize in the Mohawk Valley Art and Wood-Carving Association’s annual show. His abilities as a storyteller have earned him membership in the "Adirondack Liar’s Club." Ben is a gifted arts educator who is in demand for workshops and elderhostels. Each hand-carved songbird is a one-of-a-kind.

Click on photos to see larger images

ITEM #302
Cardinal 8" X 6"         $45.00

Member Price         $40.50




ITEM #303
Goldfinch 6" X 3" X 4"       $52.00

Member Price       $46.80


Other birds available by special order.
Various prices: $45-$260.00



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Hand-carved Otter by Ben Raino

Handcarved wood with applied glass eye.

Carved by Ben Raino, Quebecois master carver.

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #304
Otter 11" X 9" X 4"         $260.00

Member Price         $234.00


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Bluestone Lantern

Bluestone with brass bail, brass knob, and brass hinges

Colored plexy inserts (colors vary)

Stonecarver Mark Swanberry uses native Helderberg Bluestone in his lanterns. A stone-mason and dry wall builder, Mark has been carving stone for over twenty years. These rustic lanterns are candle-ready. Perfect for a backyard patio.

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #306
Lantern 6" X 9 "         $109

Member Price         $98


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Stone and Copper Lantern

9.5" stone and copper lantern by stonecarver Mark Swanberry

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #314
9" Stone and Copper Lantern         $82


Extra shipping charge applied. Call office to order: 518/346-7008



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Clock by Mark Swanberry



Stonecarver Mark Swanberry has been carving stone for over twenty years.

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #315
4.5" Clock        $32

Member Price         $29.00


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Fish Decoy by Grant Van Loan

Grant Van Loan’s interest in decoys stems from his boyhood in Coxsackie, Greene County, where he assisted his father in making duck decoys for hunting. Grant experiments with the use of weathered barn boards and timbers, incorporating patterns in the wood to suggest texturing.

Click on photo to see larger image

ITEM #307
Decoy, Wood and Copper, 8" X 2"         $81.00

Member Price         $72.90


Duck decoy
Birch Bark Decoy
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Carved Duck Decoys

Grant Van Loan’s interest in bird decoys stems from his boyhood in Coxsakie, Green County, where he assisted his father in making decoys for hunting. Decoys were then of simple construction, but over the years have become more of a decorative art form. Grant experiments with the use of weathered barn boards and timbers, incorporating patterns in wood to suggest the texturing feathers.

ITEM #308       Duck Decoy         about $260.00




Please call our office at 518/346-7008 about types of duck decoys in stock.


 



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