The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343971
The Zentner Collection
$250.00
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke of a persimmon, smooth and well carved with branch and two leaves.

Size: 1.5" x 1.5" x 1.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343970
The Zentner Collection
$850.00
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of a deer, laying very flat to the ground with his antlers tucked against his back.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 2.25" L x 1.25" W x .5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343786
The Zentner Collection
$650.00
A fine Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of a tanuki, peering upwardly while holding a large sake container and a ledger book. He is a trickster spirit and is a highly amusing and popular icon. The netsuke has an expertly detailed carved form with a shell inlay signature on his underside.

Size: 1.75" W x 2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343611
The Zentner Collection
$1,100.00
Antique Japanese blackwood netsuke carving of a Hanna Noh theatre mask, with piercing gilt eyes and teeth, pointed ears and two short horns. The Hannya (般若) mask is a mask used in Noh theater, representing a jealous female demon. It possesses two sharp bull-like horns, metallic eyes, and a leering mouth. The backside of the netsuke has a calligraphy inscription / signature.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" H x 1.5" W x 1.25" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343599
The Zentner Collection
$1,150.00
A well carved boxwood netsuke of a Noh theatre mask. Hand carved with a wonderful expressive face. Fine details show through the original finish and condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" W 2.75" H x 1" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343501
The Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
Large Japanese boxwood netsuke of a walking scholar carrying a scroll. With fine hand carved detail and charming expression.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" x 1.5" x 4.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343500
The Zentner Collection
$2,650.00
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of a well fed plump puppy dog. Hand carved with one of the pups arm slightly raised in a playful manner. Original finish and condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" L x 1" W x 1" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1343499
The Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of an adorable puppy dog, sitting curled up with his feet underneath him.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" L x 1.5" W x 1.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1910 item #1343477
The Zentner Collection
$4,200.00
A fantastic boxwood netsuke of a fu dog, wonderfully hand-carved with gorgeous, precise details. A small black ball rolls loosely around in its mouth.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" L x 1.5" W x 1" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1310623
The Zentner Collection
$650.00
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke, wonderfully carved into an adorable pair of monkeys wearing vests. The larger monkey sits on his hands with his little feet crossed over each other, and a smaller monkey climbs on his head. 19th/early 20th century Size: 1.75" height, 1" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1310370
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
A wonderful boxwood carved netsuke of five turtles climbing on top of each other. Intricate details can be seen throughout, creating a very realistic form. Each turtle has little black eyes. The large turtle on bottom has retreated into his shell and has the artist's signature delicately carved into his belly "Senzan". Size: 2.25" height, 2" width, 1.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1310368
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Antique Japanese fu dog netsuke, with open mouth and front paw resting upon a hollow xi qui ball. Beautifully carved with attention to detail. A tiny ball has been carved to roll around loosely within its mouth. The bottom has been engraved with the artist's signature "Genryosai Minkoku". Lived and work in Edo, Japan. Edo Age- Early 19th century Size: 1.5" height, 1.5" width, 1.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1920 item #1309363
The Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Charming Monkey eating persimmon boxwood netsuke. Verly well detailed fur and paws naturalistically rendered. signed in an oblong cartouche Sinsei. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Dimensions: 1.5 inches high. Good condition and patina.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1302468
The Zentner Collection
$250.00
Antique Japanese chop case made of boxwood and carved with a beautiful lady. The Inside of the box is still coated with powdered orange-red seal ink, at the base of the box is a semi circular bead made of amber, the top of the box is closed with a bead of bone and a smaller one of coral, the toggle is the shell of a cone snail, the sea creature hunts with a venomous barb. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size of the box: 3" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1240899
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Whimsical antique Japanese netsuke of two octopi in embrace, carved in beautiful cherry amber with lots of little details. The Japanese would wear small stacked containers called inro from their belts or sash. Inro boxes were held together by a long cord running down its sides that looped at the top, held together by a netsuke bead and an ojime bead. The cord would run through the two holes featured on this netsuke. 19th century Size: 1.5" tall x 1.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1234957
The Zentner Collection
$400.00
Antique Japanese Boxwood Persimmon and Chestnut Netsuke, these edible objects arranged together are the charming symbols of the fall season. This bibelot has a softly rubbed and smoothed surface and it's himatoshi has unequally sized holes. Size 1.25"High x 1.25" Wide, Edo Period, circa pre 1850s.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1221486
The Zentner Collection
$400.00
The set of clam shells is known as kaiawase, a type of game created during the Heian Period (794-1120). The shells would be spread on top of a tatami mat and two people will try to match the set of shells. Later, the set became an essential part of a lady's dowry and various sets were created. Beautifully painted in detail with scenes from the Tale of Genji in mineral colors and gold leaf with raised gofun patterns. Each pair of shells in this fits perfectly together. Meiji Period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1221484
The Zentner Collection
$400.00
The set of clam shells is known as kaiawase, a type of game created during the Heian Period (794-1120). The shells would be spread on top of a tatami mat and two people will try to match the set of shells. Later, the set became an essential part of a lady's dowry and various sets were created. Beautifully painted in detail with scenes from the Tale of Genji in mineral colors and gold leaf with raised gofun patterns. Each pair of shells in this set fits perfectly together. Meiji Period...