Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Geta Bako (Shoe Chest) Tochi & Hinoki Vintage Taisho/Showa
Japanese Geta Bako (Shoe Chest) Tochi & Hinoki Vintage Taisho/Showa
A vintage Japanese Geta Bako (chest for shoe storage) made of Tochinoki (Horse Chestnut) and Hinoki (Cypress) woods. Two sliding doors hide a storage area separated by 2 removable wood shelves. Bottom drawers provide additional storage. The Geta Bako was traditionally used at the entrance to a Japanese home to allow family members to remove and store their shoes before entering the home. Age: Taisho/Showa Era (1920-1930) Dimensions: 22 1/2" wide x 38" high x 15 1/2" deep
item #1443488
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Chinese Antique Bronze and Enamel Cloisonné Seated Guanyin
Chinese Antique Bronze and Enamel Cloisonné Seated Guanyin
Antique Chinese seated Guanyin made of bronze and beautifully decorated with bright colored enamel. She hold a water jar in her right hand. In her crown sits a small image of Amitabha, her spiritual teacher. Her robes are decorated with raised auspicious objects and swirling clouds. Guanyin is short for Guan Shi Yin which means "Observing the Sounds of the World". As she is the Goddess of Compassion, she is constantly listening for the pleas of those in need.

Age: 19th... Click for details
item #1443253
$2,400.00
Chinese Brown Ceramic Sitting Duck
Chinese Brown Ceramic Sitting Duck
Chinese brown ceramic figure of a duck sitting with one wing raised, head turned back to preen feathers. Intricately incised details of feathers. Decorated all over with tiny white glaze dots. The eyes and bill of duck are beautifully glazed.

Age: circa 1950

Dimensions: 7 1/4" long x 3 1/2" high x 4 3/4" wide
item #1443251
$350.00
Chinese Meiping Porcelain Vase with 5 Dragons
Chinese Meiping Porcelain Vase with 5 Dragons
Chinese meiping porcelain vase with blue and white design of scrolling vines, flowers and 5 dragons. Narrow at the base, tapering outward with high, wide shoulders and very narrow neck. A band of waves decorates the neck and foot. Meiping vases are traditionally used to display flowering plum branches. Quinlong reign mark on the bottom in blue.

Age: circa 1980

Dimensions: 12 1/4" high x 7 1/2" wide
item #1443249
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Japanese Antique Bandori,  Peasant's Back Pad for Carrying
Japanese Antique Bandori, Peasant's Back Pad for Carrying
Antique Japanese bandori, peasant's woven back pad for carrying heavy loads. Woven of re purposed cotton cloth, this bandori is outfitted with shoulder straps and is folded on the bottom for extra padding. The back pad is made of cotton from two different textile: a brown striped cotton and light blue and white pattern on cotton. A bandori is made specially for the person carrying the load so it is beautifully unique in it's materials and construction.

Age: Taisho Period... Click for details
item #1443214
$875.00
Japanese Single Section Natural Mizuya
Japanese Single Section Natural Mizuya
Single section Mizuya (kitchen buffet tansu) with set of four sliding Keyaki panels opening to a open space with a single removable shelf inside. Lined along the bottom are a set of 5 pull out drawers with beautifully finished quartered sawn keyaki drawers.
Hand forged iron hardware. Natural blond finished with fine carpentry details. Overall in very good condition. Ready to go!

Age: Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 71" long x 34 high x 20 1/4" deep
item #1443212
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Natural 2-Section Japanese Kannon Biraki tansu
Natural 2-Section Japanese Kannon Biraki tansu
A Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Japanese Kannon Biraki Tansu (Wedding Kimono Chest) made of beautiful aged Kiri (Paulownia) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) wood. The top section has two hinged doors with a special lock from the inside that secures the inside of the door.

When open the doors reveal two large drawers where the bride's kimono were stored. The bottom section has two large drawers and a hinged door that hides two small drawers where valuable hair ornaments and other treasures... Click for details
item #1443211
$1,600.00
Japanese Antique Bizen Ware Oil Lamp of Fukurokuju
Japanese Antique Bizen Ware Oil Lamp of Fukurokuju
Antique Japanese small Bizen ware oil lamp in the form of Fukurokuju, one of the 7 Lucky Gods. Easily identified by his elongated head on top of which is a small bowl for oil. His expression is kind and he sits holding a large gourd (hyotan) in both hands. Fukurokuju is believed to be a sennin, a philosopher who can exist without eating food. His name literally means "happiness" (fuku), "wealth" (roku) and "longevity" (ju).

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: ... Click for details
item #1443210
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Japanese Antique Scroll Painting of Amida Raigo Sanzon (Triad)
Japanese Antique Scroll Painting of Amida Raigo Sanzon (Triad)
Antique Japanese scroll painting of Buddha Amitābha also known simply as Amida Buddha and two Bodhisattva attendants: Sanzon Bosatsu (with both hands holding a lotus blossom) and Seishi Raigo Bosatsu (with hands in gassho adoration mudra). The central figure, Amida Nyorai stands with each foot on a lotus blossom, floating on swirling clouds as he descents. His hands are in vitarka mudra, also known as Raikō gesture of welcoming souls to Paradise (Jōdō or Sukhavati in Sanskrit). Golden rays... Click for details
item #1442950
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Rare Korean Early 20th C. Red Lacquer Cabinets with Inlay
Rare Korean Early 20th C. Red Lacquer Cabinets with Inlay
Rare early 20th century Korean red lacquer cabinet with elaborate inlaid designs adorning the front of the chest. Four sections in total including the base. Imagery of exotic birds, deer, and turtles among a assortment of flowers can be seen throughout. Each cabinet is comprised of three sections : the top, bottom, and base Plus the stand (two pull out drawers).

Styled in traditional Korean fashion with double hinged doors on the top section and single hinged doors on the rest.... Click for details
item #1442947
$2,000.00
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