Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Kunisada Kabuki Scene from Izayoi Seishin
Kunisada Kabuki Scene from Izayoi Seishin
Antique Japanese woodblock print by the artist, Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1864) depicting a scene from a Kabuki play titled "Izayoi Seishin". This is the extortion scene where the character, Seikichi (aka Seishin), seen here in traveler's hat, sends his wife, Osayo to ask the lady Ofuji (Shobei nyobo O-fuji) for money. Osayo was once a high ranking courtesan. She is depicted here with her hat pushed back over her shoulders and a comb loose in her hair.
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item #1493332
Japanese Antique Scroll Painting of a Falcon
Japanese Antique Scroll Painting of a Falcon
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a hunting falcon sitting on a perch, tethered with a red cord and tassel. Regal with long talons and fluffed white breast feathers. Painted in mineral colors on silk. Signed and sealed by the artist.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: Scroll size: 69 1/2" high x 18 3/4" wide (20 3/4" wide including rollers). Artwork size: 30 1/2" high x 12 3/4" wide
item #1493327
Antique Japanese Bizen Ware Large Plate
Antique Japanese Bizen Ware Large Plate
Japanese antique large ceramic Bizen ware platter. Round in form with wide, flared rim. Unusually beautiful charcoal ash marks acquired during the firing process. Comes with a signed tomobako.
Bizen ware pottery is made of the reddish brown clay with high iron content that is found in the area around the village of Imbe in what was Bizen province (now Okayama prefecture).

Dimensions: 17 1/2" wide x 4" high
item #1493325
Antique Tall Korean Kitchen Chest 2 Section
Antique Tall Korean Kitchen Chest 2 Section
An antique Korean tall 2 section kitchen chest made of Elm and Pear wood. Book match design conjures images of landscapes with rock formations. Blackened brass hardware with 20 circular medallion hinges. Beautiful age patina with an elegant design.

Age: Late 19th Century

Dimensions: 68 3/4" High by 43" Wide by 20 1/2" Deep
item #1493271
$1,750.00
Japanese Antique Ikebana Basket
Japanese Antique Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made of split bamboo woven in a wild cocoon shaped form. Oval form with round mouth.

Age: Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 8 1/4" high x 6 1/4" wide
item #1493270
$575.00
Japanese Antique Cloisonne Vase with Butterflies
Japanese Antique Cloisonne Vase with Butterflies
Antique Japanese cloisonne vase with butterflies and peony flowers. The flowers are light pink and white and they appear to be bending in a light breeze. Butterflies of various colors on a peach color ground. The narrow neck of the vase is decorated with a pattern of scrolling vines on a deep red ground.

Age: Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" high x 4 3/4" wide
item #1493267
$1,850.00
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Kodansu Kiri Meiji
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Kodansu Kiri Meiji
An antique Japanese Tansu chest called Kodansu made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite handles. 6 Drawers of varying sizes. Perfect side chest for organizing and storage needs.

Age: Meiji Era: 1880-1890

Dimensions: 20 1/4" Wide by 22 3/8" High by 13 1/2" Deep
item #1493233
$975.00
Antique Japanese Tansu Kimono Chest 2 Section Kiri Meiji
Antique Japanese Tansu Kimono Chest 2 Section Kiri Meiji
An antique Japanese Tansu chest in 2 sections (Kasane) made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware with Gumbai handles and the Paulownia leaf family crest on the four main lock plates. Four main drawers with 2 small drawers hidden behind the security door. Secret hiding place behind the upper small drawer.

Age: Early Meiji (1870-1880)

Dimensions: 38 3/4" Wide by 40 3/4" High by 17" Deep
item #1493232
$1,750.00
Pair of Antique Chinese Carved Wood Bed Panels Lacquer & Gilt
Pair of Antique Chinese Carved Wood Bed Panels Lacquer & Gilt
A pair of antique Chinese carved wood bed panels finished in lacquer and gilt. Carved with auspicious symbols of prosperity and good fortune. Main theme depicts birds and flowers.

Age: Late Qing Dynasty (1880-1890)

Dimensions of each: 13" Wide by 50" High
item #1493088
$5,000.00
Utagawa Hiroshige Woodblock Print: Oki, Takuhi no Yashiro
Utagawa Hiroshige Woodblock Print: Oki, Takuhi no Yashiro
Antique Japanese woodblock print by Utagawa Hiroshige titled: Oki, Takuhi no Yashiro from the series: Famous Places in the Sixty-odd Provinces of Japan. The large bow of a boat on rolling waves. Small figures on the deck. A wonderful example of Hiroshige's influential compositional style.

Date: 1854

Dimensions: 13 3/8" high x 8 3/4" wide
item #1493087
$2,250.00
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