The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1356653
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze figure of the Buddhist deity Kubera, lord of wealth, protector of the physical world. He lounges with piles of gold around him. In one hand he holds a mongoose, who is said to spit jewels. The mongoose shows rule over the Naga (malevolent snake people and guardians to vast treasure). Kubera is shown seated on his vehicle, a large beast atop a lotus pod throne.

Size: 19th century

Size: 2.5" W x 1.25" D x 2.5" H
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
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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 : 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 : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1339351
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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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1339216
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$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 : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1337659
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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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1321968
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$3,150.00
Antique Tibetan bronze statue of Ganesha, with an arch of flames around his head, a mouse beneath his foot, four arms holding an axe, a noose, and a delicacy. His only empty hand performs the abhaya mudra, a gesture of protection. Traces of vermillion pigment. The bottom of the statue is lined with metal embossed with a flower. 17th century. Size: 6" H x 3.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1311446
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$600.00
Antique Himalayan bronze Buddha seated upon a lotus throne, in the bhumisparsa mudra. The bottom is embossed with a flower petal design. Provenance: Andrew G. Jameson Estate. 19th/20th Century Size: 4" height, 3" width, 2.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1298865
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Tibetan bronze gilt statue of Kubera, known as the "Lord of Wealth and the North". He originates from Hindu mythology but is also recognized in Buddhism and Jainism. He holds a mongoose as a symbol of his victory over the Nagas, snakelike deities and guardians over treasures. He sits upon the back of a lionlike creature and has an arch of flames with gilt tips behind him. The jewels on his crown and around his neck are dotted with blue and red enamel. Size: 13.5" height, 10" width, 6" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1293044
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Indonesian nickle silver box in the form of a fu dog with long fangs and its tongue sticking out, engraved spiral and wave patterns decorating the entire body. 20th century. Size: 6.26" height, 9" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1242576
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$700.00
Antique copper treasure box with a miniature portrait, painted on bone, of an older Indian man wearing a turban and a blue and gold tunic, with a red cloth hanging behind him and a view of trees in the background. The portrait is set against a piece of gold and green cloth under glass on the lid of the treasure box. Image is surrounded by gem stones, most missing. Provenance James Colburn Estate.19th century Size:2" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1216679
The Zentner Collection
$700.00
Antique bronze Krishna in the pose of playing a flute. Krishna charmingly lets his head fall to one side as he plays a flute or other wind instrument. His head is topped with a stuppa like head covering. He wears very light weight garments. Obtained from Katmandu in the 1960s, made in the 20th century. It measures 9.25" tall base 3.5" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1152073
The Zentner Collection
$8,500.00
Large antique bronze rain drum from Laos is a Herger type three drum. Reference material "The Karen Bronze drum of Burma" by Richard M. Cooler. It has two frogs (eight altogether) on top with a twelve pointed star with continuing concentric circle with stamp decoration. The side has two elephants and two snails representing water and fertility. A globular flared body rises with four attached handles of frog design. Circular concentric pattern continues throughout the body...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #862842
The Zentner Collection
$450.00
Cambodian Bronze Seated Bodhisatva 2.25H1W1D, 19th century, Holding medicine bowl, oxidized, hollow base
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #623708
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$4,000.00
Beautiful Indian silver repouse bowl decorated with scenes from the life of Shiva in deeply hammered bas relief, 19th century. Weight 201 grams. Size: 11 1/2" wide x 8" high