Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Iron-Red and Blue Dragon
Chinese Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Iron-Red and Blue Dragon
Antique Chinese porcelain snuff bottle with cylindrical form, decorated with a scene of a water dragon in waves. Intricate and fine line details and expressive movement in the dragon and in the watery background. The dragon is painted in iron-red glaze and the waves in blue. The tall, white glazed neck is topped with a small jade lid. The long spoon is made of bone.

Age: Qing Dynasty (circa 1800's)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 5/8" wide
item #1463727
$1,800.00
Chinese Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Herons and Lotus
Chinese Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle with Herons and Lotus
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of porcelain and decorated on four sides. Two sides are painted with enamel glaze scenes of white herons and lotus blossoms. The other two sides have large raised cartouches painted with red and green. The lid is made of pale green jade and has a long spoon made of bone.

Age: circa 1900

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 5/8" wide
item #1463726
$2,000.00
Japanese Antique Small Zushi (Traveling Shrine) with Monk (Abbott)
Japanese Antique Small Zushi (Traveling Shrine) with Monk (Abbott)
Antique Japanese small zushi, a shrine made for traveling. Carved of wood and lacquered black on the outside, the tiny doors open to reveal the figure of a praying abbott standing on a lotus pedestal. The interior of the shrine as well as the abbott himself are all lacquered gold and he holds a tiny strand of glass prayer beads. There is a tiny metal hook on the top of the zushi.

Age: Edo Period 1603-1867

Dimensions: 4 5/8"H x 2"W x 1 3/8"D
item #1463723
$825.00
Himalayan Antique Silver Seated Buddha Sakyamuni
Himalayan Antique Silver Seated Buddha Sakyamuni
Antique Himalayan small silver Buddha Sakyamuni seated in vajrasana position on a lotus throne. His feet are folded in his lap in vajraparyankasana and his right hand reaches down in bhumispara mudra. His expression is compassionate with downcast eyes and a slight smile. The bottom of the base is covered in copper.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 3 1/8" high x 2" wide x 1 5/8" deep
item #1463721
$2,000.00
Rare Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Choba Keyaki Edo w/Secret
Rare Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Choba Keyaki Edo w/Secret
An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Hikute style handles and wiped Urushi lacquer finish. Horizontal slats on all four sides provide strength and visual Japanese architectural design. Two sets of sliding doors with two side by side drawers. A pair of small drawers behind the lower doors with a false floor behind the lower drawer that hides a secret storage space where... Click for details
item #1463626
$4,650.00
Antique Chinese Wine Pot 17th Century
Antique Chinese Wine Pot 17th Century
An antique Chinese wine pot with a dark glaze and narrow lip. Wide shoulder that tapers to a narrow base. Some loss.

Age: 17th Century

Dimensions: 14 1/2" High by 14 1/2" Diameter
item #1463605
$325.00
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Choba (Merchant) Keyaki Meiji period
Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Choba (Merchant) Keyaki Meiji period
An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. Originates from northern Honshu in the Tohoku region. All original hand forged iron hardware including the double pine tree catch on the lock plates and the plum blossom handle stoppers (called Atari). Storage consists of three large and three small drawers with a pair of sliding doors hiding a spacious area where merchant books and store records were kept.

Age: Meiji Period... Click for details
item #1463588
$3,900.00
Pair Fu Dogs Chinese Blue & White Ornamental Garden Statues Vintage
Pair Fu Dogs Chinese Blue & White Ornamental Garden Statues Vintage
A pair of vintage Chinese blue and white large ceramic Fu Dogs. The male is holding sphere which represents the world while the female is holding a playful youngling under her paw. They both sit atop their own decorative plinth each draped by a cover made to look woven.

Age: Mid Century (1960's)

Dimensions: Each measures approximately 9" Wide by 23" High by 12 1/4" Deep
item #1463587
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Antique Daruma Wooden Mold for Paper Mache Doll Retired
Antique Daruma Wooden Mold for Paper Mache Doll Retired
An antique Japanese Daruma wooden mold used for making paper mâché dolls. Retired from duty and lacquered to preserve its years of production and service. The worn lacquer is a testament to its display and use that extended beyond its useful life and paid tribute to the former artisans that supported the craft. The original removable base was made with a concave divot to allow ease of rotation of the mold when in use. Knife cuts and natural cracks from wear show how the mold was... Click for details
item #1463586
$775.00
Japanese Antique Bronze Lotus Bowl with Frog
Japanese Antique Bronze Lotus Bowl with Frog
Antique Japanese bronze bowl in the form of a large, round lotus leaf. The bowl is raised on it's coiling lotus stem and another unfurled leaf. A tiny frog perches on the edge of the bowl.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 4 1/2" high x 8" wide
item #1463444
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