The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354343
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Antique Japanese ebony hardwood cha tansu, for storing and displaying tea ceremony articles. The top of the piece has a wide compartment behind two sliding panel doors, with two open shelves below. Its sides are carved with a reticulated honeycomb design. The bottom of the chest has two Persimmon burl sliding panels opening to a lovely shelved interior with foliate carved paneling and two small drawers.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 32" L x 17" W x 43" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354339
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Antique Japanese small personal tansu, made of Kiri (paulownia) wood. All original condition/finish. Five drawers of various size in front with simplistic iron hardware and four locks.

Edo Period (1605-1868)

Size: 21.75" L x 15" W x 22" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354334
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Antique Chinese hardwood desk, made of Jumu (elm) wood with bold natural grain. The desk front has four drawers with brass handles on butterfly and bat shaped backplates. Below the desk, a hinged door opens to a roomy storage compartment. All original condition.

Size: 45.5" L x 23.25" W x 32.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354291
The Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Large antique canopy wedding bed, originating from Indonesia for the Chinese market. Elaborately carved with gilt reticulated panels depicting various animals, flora, and mythical creatures along the top front of the canopy, with gilt filigree along the side posts. The legs are carved as scrolling dragons and birds in red, black, and gilt lacquer. A shelf runs along the canopy back with side compartments. Early 20th century.

Size: 93" L x 70" W x 91" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354289
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Antique Japanese single section tansu made entirely of Kiri (paulownia) wood. All original finish with natural patina front and red lacquer top and sides. A variety of drawers in unusual formation provide neatly organized storage of small treasures.

Edo Period (1603-1868)

Size: 30" L x 22.25" W x 24" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354198
The Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Listed Price $1,850.00
Antique Japanese two-section mizuya (kitchen tansu) made with Hinoki (cypress) wood frame, Sugi (cedar) panels and sides, and Kuri (chestnut) drawer fronts. On the top section, a pair of large textured glass doors house a roomy shelved interior, with three Kuri front drawers below and a smaller compartment above. The bottom section houses a much larger open compartment with shelf behind sliding doors with slats and pair of drawers below...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1353939
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$2,000.00
Chinese Neolithic Hongshan Culture small jade carving of a pig dragon (zhulong) used as a burial object. The dragon is curled in an "embryonic" position. The bottom portion is carved in the form of an insect with large protruding eyes. The dragon portion of the jade is mottled green while the bottom portion is orange in color being closer to the outer rind of the jade stone.

Hongshan Culture 4700-2900 BC

Size: 1 7/8" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1353892
The Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Japanese antique 2-section choba tansu from the Gifu area. This merchant's chest is made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and has extensive horizontal wooden slats on the sides for support. The top portion of the chest has sliding panels with horizontal slats which match the sides and one full-width drawer. The larger bottom section also has sliders with horizontal slats and 5 drawers of various sizes...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1353854
The Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu, merchant's storage chest. This front of this tansu is made all of keyaki (elm) wood with original translucent lacquer finish and dramatic grain. The top portion has 2 sliding panels. The middle portion of the chest has a pair of large sliding panels which open to a compartment with one shelf...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1353799
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$3,500.00
Antique Japanese two section futon tansu. The upper section has double sliding burl wood panel doors which house a roomy storage interior. The bottom section is comprised of six burl front drawers with decorative cloud design locks.

Size:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1353628
The Zentner Collection
Sale Pending
Antique Japanese 2-section Kiri (paulownia) wood isho tansu, or clothes chest. Classic design with warabite style iron handles and semi-circle locks. The bottom section features a safe box with two small drawers locked away within. Working key is included.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Size: 37" L x 16.5" W x 41" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1353455
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SOLD
Unusual Thai architectural sculpture known as a chofa. These beast-like ornaments embellish temple and palace rooftops as a symbol of power and protection. Natural patina and remnants of red and gilt lacquer show antiquity. A photo is shown to demonstrate how a chofa would look while still in place on a temple roof. The temple shown is in Chiang Mai, the largest and most culturally rich city in Thailand...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1353063
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SOLD
A Japanese okimono of a tiger, fully carved out of Keyaki (elm) wood with fantastic detailing. The tiger sits hunched over with fixated eyes, fangs out, and tail wrapped tightly against its body. Signature on bottom reads : Chizan December, Meiji 18th year.

Size: 5.5" L x 6" W x 5.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1353035
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$450.00
Antique Japanese hardwood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame, carved with scenic imagery of large temple lanterns, pine trees, stylized bridge, and an island village.

Size: 73.5" L x 1" D x 15" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1353011
The Zentner Collection
$250.00
Antique Japanese hardwood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame, carved with scene of a bridge, surrounded by small islands with pine trees.

Size: 74" L x 1" D x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1353009
The Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Japanese hardwood ranma (transom), ornately carved with a descending plum tree (ume) branch, bearing flowers in bloom.

Size: 73.5" L x 1" D x 20.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1920 item #1353008
The Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique tribal necklace of the Naga people, native to north east India /north west Burma, composed of multicolored beads of coral, glass, quartz, and brass bells.

19th/20th century

Size: 13" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1352982
The Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Japanese antique single section isho tansu (clothing chest) made with dramatic keyaki (elm) wood burl on the front and sugi (cryptomeria) frame. The tansu is has a beautiful translucent light color lacquer finish on the front. The sides and top are lacquered a more opaque deep reddish brown. Two small drawers line the top portion of the chest. Under this, are three large drawers. The right hand side of the chest has two more small drawers; one above and one below the safe box door...