The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1346451
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$850.00
Unusual and original antique Japanese cast iron zen panel gong, or "umpan" meaning "cloud plate", usually hung outside of the kitchen area. Stylized decorations on the front include characters meaning both "sun" and "moon", a lucky bat, gourd medicine bottles, and lotus petals.

Mid to Late 18th century

Size: 25" W x .75" D x 26.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1331248
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Japanese 18th/19th century Edo age seated Dainichi-nyorei Buddha. Lacquered and gilded wood. Hands carved beautifully. (stand and screen are not included) height 20.5" width 13" length 16.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1328610
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$4,500.00
A beautiful Japanese antique gilt copper Buddhist sutra box with allover impressions of peonies and other floral elements. Interior lined in gold flecked paper and gilt edges. Size:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1278274
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Antique Japanese wooden carving of Buddha, standing and performing hand gestures called mudra, to symbolize that even wordly beings can reach enlightenment. He is carved with very nice detail to make him appear fleshy, and movement can be seen in the wrinkles of his robes. Very heavy and finely carved. Size: 43" height, 12.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1278159
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$950.00
Beautifully aged Antique Japanese Zushi (portable shrine) black lacquered wood with mokko shaped roof. Shrine models a gilt interior with the statue of sitting Buddha. The double doors decorated with crests of the Samurai Clan, Hosogawa in gilt metal work. Edo Period (1603-1868) Dimensions: 7.5"h x 4.25"d x 6"w
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1239339
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$4,000.00
An antique Japanese Wood Buddhist altar fitting known as a keman. The hand fan like shape were thought to have originated from flower garland offerings seen in India. The keman is decorated with motifs of lotuses with two apsaras. The top of the keman has the crest of the Tokugawa family. Age: Edo Period 17/18th century, Size: Length 25" Height 9.5" Width 1.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1222513
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Japanese antique 4 section butsudan (Buddhist shrine for household use). The exterior is lacquered all black with double cabinet doors to the shrine area. The interior of the butsudan is lacquered gold and black and has ornate carved details of phoenixes and a dragon just below the shrine roof area. Details of birds and waves are carved in the area below. The interior shrine compartment has a slide out tray as well as a small compartment with gold lacquer sliding panels...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1800 item #1220702
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A refined and elegant statue of Amida Buddha along with Samantabhadra and Avalokitesvara also known as either the Amida Triad or the Three Sages of the Pureland. The triad became popular during the Kamakura Period around the 12th- 13th centuries and a rich visual culture surrounding the triad emerged. Age: Edo Period Size: length: 21.5" width: 13" height" 37.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1195405
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$6,000.00
A large standing esoteric protector deity known as Gozanze Myoo. The piece has darkened from the smoke of the goma offerings done for the image. The statue is posed doing the Gozanze mudra, which is the mudra of subjugation. Gozanze Myoo's name literally means the vanquisher of the three realms, where this myoo destroys foolishness and anger. Age: Edo Period (c1800). Size: height 38.5" width 12.25" length 18.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1176749
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A Japanese shrine lantern often seen hanging outside of shinto shrines. Generally there are devotional lanterns that are donated to the shrine and lanterns that are part of the architecture and design of the shrine complex. This lantern would be the latter, where it was part of an Inari Taisha shrine. The lantern contains the distinct crest of the inari shrines and each panel is decorated with a cut out design of scrolling vines. Age: Meiji to Taisho Period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1176744
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$1,250.00
A pair of bronze temple lanterns with a cross pattern design in the section where the light would be placed. The pair may have been used in a small shrine within a temple altar complex. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 15" Diameter: 8.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1171069
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$8,500.00
Pair of rare hanging apsaras, also known in Japanese as Kuyo Bosatsu or Hiten. The style of the face, the soft appearance of the hands, and the flowing robes are fine examples of the highest quality in Edo Period Buddhist sculpture. One apsara may have been holding an object to offer the Buddhas, while the other is carrying drumsticks and appears to be hitting the drum the apsara is carrying. The pair may have been part of a set long ago, but even so, it is rare to see this set...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1167569
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A fascinating Japanese shrine bell known as, Waniguchi, or directly translated as Crocodile's mouth, which resembles the wide mouth of a crocodile. The bell is usually found in shinto shrines that enshrine deities that were imported to Japan or Shingon temples. The bell contains an inscription stating that the bell was originally donated by the ancestors of the donor in 1686 and a new bell was rededicated in 1839. The bell appears to be dedicated to Sometani Shinbei. Age: Late Edo Period, 1839...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1837 VR item #1151833
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Beautiful Japanese Seated Gilt Amida Buddha on a Lotus Throne Stand with Gilt Mandorla, good condition with some losses, patina from incense smoke, height of buddha 17", size height 41", 21 1/2" width, 19" depth, Edo Period, circa 1800s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1107967
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Beautiful antique Japanese butsudan (buddhist shrine for household use), made of lacquered wood in 3 sections, all black lacquer exterior, two sets of gilt lacquer interior doors, inside of shrine ornately carved and lacquered with black, gold and red lacquer; carved with phoenixes in clouds, birds and flowers, and miniature temple architecture; among the interior's many features are: red lacquer railing, columns carved with tiny baku and fu-dogs, many surfaces for offerings, hanging g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1900 item #1077765
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Japanese antique shinto shrine, made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood, wonderful details with elaborate staircase and other temple details including miniature baku, fudogs and a dragon, copper roof with nice patina, Edo Period. Size: 28 1/2" high x 22" wide x 27 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1077760
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$1,850.00
Japanese antique Buddhist Shinto shrine, made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with wonderful deep red copper roof, pair of glass opening doors and glass side windows, interior with another set of doors, small drawer in lower front, Taisho Period. Size: 43" high x 29 1/2" wide x 30 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1029495
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Bueautiful antique japanese 2 section butsudan (buddhist shrine for personal use in home), lovely lacquer throughout, dark brown and gold lacquer on front with copper hardware, 2 sets of doors: outer doors decorated on inside with scenes of monks and villagers in raised gold lacquer (makie) on black lacquer ground with details in color and gold flecks (nishiji), set of interior doors with original silk mesh and inset with scenes of monks sitting under pine trees carved in wood with natural finis...