Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Zushi Shrine with Fudo Myo-o
Antique Japanese Zushi Shrine with Fudo Myo-o
An antique Japanese zushi (small Buddhist shrine) with Fudo Myo-o and attendants. One of the five myo-o or Lords of Light, Fudo Myo-o sits with sword in hand, the flames of his nimbus swirling around him. Fudo's name means "the unmovable or unshakable one". He is a fierce deity who guards the Law of Buddhism from the forces of evil.
Carved of wood, colorfully painted and with gold and black lacquer.

Age: Edo Period (c. early 1800s)

Dimensions: 23 3/4" high x 21"... Click for details
item #1491267
Antique Japanese Polychrome Buddhist Figure
Antique Japanese Polychrome Buddhist Figure
Antique Japanese carved Buddhist figure with flaming nimbus, standing on a rock in noble garb and holding a sword. Carved of wood, painted with bright colors and gold details.

Age: Edo Period

Dimensions: 20 1/2" high x 9 1/2" wide x 6 1/2" deep
item #1491266
Round Painting of a Lingbi Scholar Rock by Li Yong
Round Painting of a Lingbi Scholar Rock by Li Yong
A Chinese painting of a dramatic lingbi scholar's rock surrounded in mist by the artist Li Yong (b. 1966). Painted in ink on paper. Large painting in round format. Signed.

Dimensions: Size of paper: 53 3/4" high x 54" wide. Size of art: 43 1/4" diameter
item #1491265
Fan Ho Street Scene Photograph
Fan Ho Street Scene Photograph
Fan Ho photograph of a woman with a stick walking down a side street.
Fan Ho (1931-2016) was an award winning Chinese photographer, film director and actor. Born in Shanghai, he moved to Hong Kong when he was young and began photographing candid images of urban life with his Brownie camera. At age 14 his father purchased a Rolleiflex twin lens camera for him and his photographs matured.
He became a film director and actor in the 1960's, directing over 20 films with studios in Hong... Click for details
item #1491119
$1,200.00
Chinese Jade Flowers Vase with Birds
Chinese Jade Flowers Vase with Birds
Chinese jade vase carved with blossoming flower branches and birds. Carved of a single jade pebble. The vase portion is a whitish green color and the flowers and birds are carved of the orange outer rind of the jade stone. Highly carved and three dimensional.

Age: c. mid 20th century

Dimensions: 4" high x 2" wide x 1 1/2" wide
item #1491054
$2,000.00
Chinese Jade Dragon Cylinders Pair
Chinese Jade Dragon Cylinders Pair
Chinese pair of jade cylinders carved with dragons. Each cylinder is made of green and white mottled jade. The dragons float in the sky surrounds by fire, mist and lingzhi shaped cloud forms.

Age: mid 20th century

Dimensions: 5" high x 1 5/8" wide each
item #1491052
$1,500.00
Chinese Lavender Jade Carving of Quanyin
Chinese Lavender Jade Carving of Quanyin
Chinese jade figure of standing Quanyin. Carved of white and lavender jade with touches of green jade and orange rind. The Goddess of Compassion with fiery nimbus, flowing drapery and kind expression.

Age: c. mid 20th century

Dimensions: 5 5/8" high x 1 3/4" wide x 1/2" deep
item #1491051
$2,000.00
Chinese Nephrite Jade Pendant with Boy and Fish
Chinese Nephrite Jade Pendant with Boy and Fish
Chinese antique green and white nephrite jade pendant. Carved in rectangular form with a boy with lotus and fish on one side and a pomegranate and lingzhi on the other. Two small piercings at the top to allow for hanging cord. Bright apple green striations.

Age: c. 1900

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 1 3/4" wide x 1/4" deep
item #1491050
$2,500.00
Chinese Miniature Huanghauli Chair
Chinese Miniature Huanghauli Chair
A vintage Chinese miniature model chair. Made of huanghuali wood and with a woven seat. In the classic folding ox bow form.

Age: mid 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/4" high x 4 1/8" wide x 3 1/4" deep
item #1491049
$850.00
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Isho Kimono Storage
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Isho Kimono Storage
An antique Japanese Tansu chest made for Kimono storage and constructed out of Kiri (Paulownia) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original lacquer finish and hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite style handles. Two drawer design perfectly suited as a side chest or low dresser.

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 36" Wide by 21" High by 16" Deep
item #1490998
$650.00
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