The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355406
The Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze Dakini, with traces of silver, inlay of coral and turquoise. In her hands are a raised kappala (or skull cup) filled with the elixir of life, and a curved blade. She is dancing on top of corpses to show her rule over ignorance and ego. Her lotus pedestal is made of gilt copper.

The Dakini are wrathful female deities often shown nude with long, flowing hair and glowering expression...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355393
The Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze Tibetan Buddhist deity figures, posed into a tantric Yabyum position. The male deity figure wears an elaborate crown with inlay of diamonds and pointed finial. He holds in his hands a vajra (meaning thunderbolt/diamond in Sanskrit), a ritualistic weapon in Buddhism, and a bell. These items represent dualism just as the yabyum. The figures are raised on a tall hardwood pedestal, custom-made for the piece.

Size: 2.25" W x 2.5" D x 4" H (6.5" H on pedestal)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355337
The Zentner Collection
$650.00
Antique Sumatra / Indonesian sterling silver betel nut box. Its sides are decorated by impressions of flowers and vines, as well as the corners of the lid with top handle. There are four lidded compartments and one open compartment inside with patina from use and remnants of slaked lime. Embossed silver hallmark on bottom of box.

The practice of betel nut chewing is common in many parts of South Asia...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355195
The Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Sumatra / Indonesian sterling silver betel nut box, with incised scalloped edges and inlay of flowers, draping vine handles, raised on four small legs, original key included. The interior houses four compartments with a small oval box and two spoons, as well as a small container with white residue of slaked lime. The practice of betel nut chewing is common in many parts of South Asia. Slices of the areca nut would be wrapped in betel leaves and chewed, giving a mild stimulant effect...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1355017
The Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique pair of Thai male attendants (Nats), finely rendered out of teak wood, with polychrome traces of pigments. These funerary effigies would be kept close to an ancestral altar in order to help lead their spirits into the afterlife. Highly realistic detailing and form, this pair of statues are raised on pedestals for sturdy display.

Early 20th century

Size: 11" L x 10.5" W x 42.5" 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 : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1346785
The Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Burmese sterling silver bowl, embossed with various scenes of dancing people, its edges lined in lotus petals and scrolling vines.

Provenance: From the estate of E.C.S. George, Burmese counsel member from 1895-1910

Size: 5" W x 3" H, weight of 242 grams
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1339778
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Tibetan hand-carved wooden deity mask, most likely of Mahakala, a very fierce and powerful being and counterpart to Kali / Mahakali. His name means "Greater than Time" as he upholds ultimate rule and power over all forces, including time and death. This hand carved mask is indeed very fierce looking, with signs of wear and traces of old lacquer all throughout.

Size: 10" L x 6" W x 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1339759
The Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze statue of the deity Kubera, lord of wealth and protector over the world. He is typically shown holding a bag of jewels or fruit in one of his hands and a mongoose in the other. The mongoose symbolizes Kubera's victory over the Naga, or snake people, who watch over large hoards of treasures. The mongoose is also said to spit out jewels every time it opens its mouth. The statue is sculpted incredibly well, with natural patina and traces of pigments...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1339354
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Price on Request
Antique Tibetan bronze statue of Tara, with old traces of gilt pigments, beautifully hand sculpted with elaborate decoration. Natural patina. 18th/19th century

Size:6.5" L x 5.5" W x 8.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1339351
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SOLD
Antique Tibetan gilt buddha statue, seated upon a lotus throne, holding a medicine jar in the left hand and touching down to earth with the right. Beautifully detailed with natural patina, based embossed with lotus mark. 18th century

Size: 3" L x 2.5" W x 4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1339346
The Zentner Collection
$975.00
Antique Tibetan Gau, or portable shrine, with a small statue of Buddha inside behind a window of glass, padded with old fabric. The wooden box has remnants of old red lacquer, and the back opens so that the Buddha may be removed. 19th century.

Size: 3.25" L x 2.5" W 4.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1339342
The Zentner Collection
$650.00
Antique Tibetan Gau, or portable shrine, in a metal repousse container with imagery of lotuses and various figures, within is a deity behind a small glass window. Directly below the deity is the face of Kirtimukha, a common image in Southeast Asian temples. The box is secured within a pouch woven of cotton and silk, with a long strap and small stone clasps. 19th century.

Size: 3.5" L x 3" W x 1.25" H (length of strap 20" hanging)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1339221
The Zentner Collection
$975.00
Antique Tibetan bone carving, originally from a Shaman's robe worn during religious ceremonies. All hand-carved with a deity figure surrounded by highly intricate decorative motifs. Includes custom made iron display stand.Dates from the 18th century.

Size: 4.5" H x 1.5" L x .5" W (carving only) 6.5" H x 2" L x 2" W (on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1339216
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Cambodian pair of bronze hooks, hand forged to look like beaked serpents, with beautiful natural patina, displayed together on a high-quality custom iron stand.

Dating 14th Century

Size: (each hook) 2.25" L x 2.5" W x 5" H (entire display) 5" L x 2.25" W x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1338396
The Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Antique Burmese statue fragment of Buddha's head, lacquered in red pigment, with gilt pigment traces. Hollow dry lacquer form with finely sculpted features such as the elaborate ushnisha atop his head. The elongated earlobes touch the shoulders, indicative of the time period it was initially created. Mounted on high quality iron stand. 18th century

Size: 10" L x 7" W x 17" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Inlay Work : Pre 1920 item #1337768
The Zentner Collection
$650.00

New Arrival

Vietnamese hanging wall art made with intricately carved hardwood inlay, depicting two men guiding their cart pulled by two oxen. The frame is made with Huanghuali wood.

Size: 30.5" L x 2.5" W x 20.25" H

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1337659
The Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique Thai bronze deer sculpture. Very feminine form with neck arched over the shoulders, and intricate adornments on the back, neck, and forehead. Beautifully shaped with stunning design. Size: 11" L x 3.25" W x 9.25" H