The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1294506
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$350.00
Antique Japanese Iron Tetsubin (teapot). Detailed with flowers and landscape scenes. Wonderful condition with interesting lid signed by the artist. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Dimensions: 6 1/2" Wide X 5" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1278280
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$300.00
Antique Japanese tea kettle made with a half bronze and half copper body, with raised studding along the middle where the two components meet and along its handle. Its lid is bronze, with a cylindrical finial. 19th Century Meiji Period Size: 9" height, 8" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1277316
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Gorgeous Japanese Meiji Period Tetsubin. Mushroom shaped with a canopy of a bamboo riveted back drop with flower, leaf and bird ornamentation. Wonderful detail, lid has a small bird on top for nob, as well as a bird on back of handle. Short spout. Tall, sturdy handle. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8" Tall, 7" Spout to Back
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1277311
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Charming cast iron antique Japanese Tetsubin (tea kettle) Classically shaped, with charming quality. Rope design is looped around short neck of tetsubin and tied into a bow on one side. Handle has loop rope design along top. Gorgeously aged, Tetsubin has ridged mouth with a lotus flower motif nob on the top of lid. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 7.5" Tall, 6.5" from spout to back
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270266
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$325.00
Squaty and stout Antique Japanese iron Tetsubin with iron lid. Hailstone covering top half of kettle. Bottom half has beautiful wear with soft ridging. Handle of kettle was made to sit strait up, making this a solid piece. Top on lid is a budding plant, possibly lotus flower. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8.25" Long, 7.5" Tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270241
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$450.00
Japanese Antique Iron Tetsubin with Bronze lid. Tetsubin has a Mount Fuji Shape. Kettle displays a fainted casting of a Japanese Kiri bird and phoenix on one side. A crane and turtle are also displayed along with a 5 character mark and cartouche medallion. Handle is thin, casted with bamboo nodes. Bottom of Tetsubin is in good condition. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 10" High, 8" Long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270210
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Charming and medium sized Japanese Antique Tetsubin. Hailstone surface over top half of kettle, with bronze special lacquered finished lid. Topper of lid is a round globe fixture, with flower design. Spout is short and stout. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8.5" high to top of handle, 7" from Back to Spout
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1270029
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$2,000.00
Wonderful condition, Japanese Antique Tetsubin (kettle). Made of iron, kettle has engraved geometric shapes and patterns all over, with stylized flower bulb on top of lid. Lid is signed on bottom by artist. Sturdy handle, and small charming spout. Came from a Private well known Collection. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 8.5" Long X 9.5" Tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1260119
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$1,200.00
Chinese bronze tea kettle, Its body decorated with raised dragons within beautifully shaped borders. Its spout has the form of a dragon's head with a ball in its mouth, with a nice green patina formed around the opening. Its handle has the form of a dragon's body, its tail and neck curled inwards, and the lid has a cute dragon with spindly legs within a triquetra shape, decorated with raised designs. Marked on the bottom of the kettle...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1260049
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$975.00
Beautiful Antique Japanese tea kettle. Made in iron, there are vertical striations down the sides of kettle overlayed with bunches of grapes and vines, as well as flying birds. The guard shape of the kettle and handle symbolizes the seasonal autumn months and harvest. The kettle lid models a bronze red two toned beautifully lacquered glazing. Flower like details in bronze circle the top of lid. Inscription inside lid reads Ryubundo, the noted studio produced iron tea kettles. From Meiji period...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1255132
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$400.00
Japanese iron tea kettle/brazier in a gourd shape. The bottom brazier has two openings, one in front and one in back, and has two large, round handles on its sides, held in the mouths of beasts or dragons. The upper portion is for boiling tea and has two slim handles on either of its sides. The hardwood lid has a very cute leaf and flower bud decoration. Comes with two iron coal pokers. Size: 13.5" height, 12" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1221592
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Japanese antique tetsubin (kettle for heating water for tea), made of cast iron, dramatic and very three dimensional design of a dragon in swirling waves, highly raised with wonderful detail, bronze lid with lotus pod. Meiji Period c1900. Size: 9" high including handle x 7 1/2" wide including spout.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1218710
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$1,150.00
A fine Japanese tray carved into the form of a lotus leaf. The lotus leaf contains small folds and holes as if the leaf was floating on the surface of the water. Among the folds, a small river crab is hiding. The tray is using a foreign Chinese hardwood since in the tradition of Sencha, a majority of the utensils used are either Chinese or inspired by existing Chinese designs. Age: Meiji-Taisho Period Size: length 10" width 5.5" height: 0.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1218702
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A simple yet refined bamboo sago or a scoop used to gather tea leaves from the tea jar. The top contains a carving of scholar rocks set among small bamboo and a small tree with slight foliage. The inscription on the top right, (Japanese: Gakusoka, Chinese: Xuesu jia) refers to a person who upholds or revives knowledge or education. The work contains a signature with the name Bunso or Wencong. Age: Meiji-Taisho Period Size: length: 1.9" width 6" height 1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1211190
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This is a beautifully rendered Japanese Tetsubin. Done in Iron with gorgeous mixed metal inlays of gold and silver. Portrays persimmon fruit branch with birds an Maple tree leafs representing Fall. Signed Lid on bottom reads Ryubundo, the noted studio that produced cast iron tea kettles. Dimensions: 8 3/4'' High X 6 1/2'' Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1920 item #1210666
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$2,500.00
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An unusual hira natsume decorated with motifs of a cicada, dragonfly, spider, snail, cricket, and frog. A few insects are closely associated with the various seasons. For example, the cicada and snail are summer insects, the dragonfly and cricket are autumn. In addition, the insects have allusions to zen and Japanese philosophies. Age: Taisho Period Size: diameter 3.25" height 2.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1210647
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$1,500.00
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A splendid tea container decorated with hydrangeas done in makie. The container is known as a hira natsume, where the wide structure is a signature element. Motif of hydrangeas are associated with the mid summer- monsoon season in Japan and often seen in summer tea gatherings. Age: Taisho Period Size: diameter 3" height 2.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1910 item #1192199
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Admirable Japanese antique tetsubin (tea pot), made of cast iron. On the body, Kanji symbols are raised with the following message: Pine Tree, Longevity, 1000 years in the mud, really low, always a master. The idea is "Out of the mud comes the master". On the opposite side, designs of a crab, water lily, full leaf and half leaf. The handle is uniquely shaped. The lid is of bronze with a flower bud as the lid handle. The lid is is also signed, Kijudo. Age: Meiji Period...