The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1301356
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A wonderful contemplative scholar's piece of Chinese aloeswood. The distinct and pleasant fragrance of aloeswood is the result of a special kind of mould and is highly treasured for its use in incense and perfumes among various Eastern religions. A fine yet subtle decorative piece. Size: 6" height, 17" length, 4" width. Weight: 799 grams/13.8 oz
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1278824
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$650.00
A large pair ofChinese Han-style stone seals, carved into two growling fu dogs upon a solid slab. The sides bear the worn images of horses pulling chariots. Size: 6" height, 5.5" length, 4" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1260586
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$750.00
This finely crafted Chinese Steatite brush washer is an artistically carved pomegranate that sits beautifully attached with vines, small berries and a blooming flower. A beautiful scholar object that was made to rest and wash calligraphy brushes, mid 20th centhury. Dimensions: 3.5 in. Long X 2 in. Tall
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1256994
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Very unusual Chinese hardwood contemplative piece with an enhanced, natural form, twisting and curling with many knots and holes throughout. Its base branches into two large sections, arching forward and narrowing to a point at its top. Could be used as a stand to suspend a piece. Size: 9.5" height, 7.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1255198
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$1,750.00
Chinese scholar's rock or spirit stone, called as such for the deep appreciation scholars have for their unusual shapes, asymmetry, color, texture, and even the sound they make when struck. It has a very nice blue-grey color with many indentations and holes of varying size. It has a swirling shape almost like water or a tornado. It comes on a lovely reddish hardwood stand with smooth, rippling carvings. Size: 15.5" height, 8" width, 4.25" depth
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1250478
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$9,600.00
Beautiful scroll painting by Chinese artist Chang Dai-chien (1899-1983) of a variety of blooming monochrome flowers. Signed and stamped by artist Zhang De Qian. Size: (entire scroll)73.5" height, 32" width (artwork only) 55" height, 24.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1230437
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$375.00
A small Chinese inkstone carved from a Duan like stone. The inkstone is carved to portray a landscape view with the basin area of the stone to form a pond or lake. Often Chinese inkstones will allude to literary themes for scholars to enjoy. Age: 20th century Size: length 2.6" width 2.2" height 0.8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1226874
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$975.00
Wonderful Chinese hardwood burl brush pot, nice striations and knots, beautiful reddish brown color, Republic Period. Size: 5 1/4" high x 4 1/2" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1950 item #1216045
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$900.00
Chinese brush made of bamboo and horse hair. The handle is carved and painted with an inscription. The brush hair is horse hair. The top of the brush has a metal fitting with a ribbon hanger. It measures 13" long, the handle is 1" diameter.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1213543
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A Chinese couplet scroll in calligraphy excerpting from a work composed by the noted literati scholar, Su Dongpo from the Song Dynasty. Work contains the signature and seal of Zheng Xiaoxu (1860-1938).The two line couplet expresses how as there are different ways to point out the errors in an embroidered robe, or a crane hesitating to fly has yet to mature into an immortal. Age: Early 20th century Size: Height 67.5" Width 16.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1185261
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A fascinating letter composed by the noted Chinese artist, Xu Beihong (1895-1953). The letter is addressed to a Mr. Fu Wen and discusses about an exhibition and several works of art that Xu Beihong was expressing his congratulations to the person he was writing to. Letter signed by Xu Beihong. Age; 20th century. Size: Length 15.25" Height 12.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1940 item #1183866
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A mounted two line calligraphy attributed to the Buddhist monk, Hong Yi (1880-1942). Born as Li Shutong, Hong Yi was received his education in Japan specializing in Western painting and music. Li returned to China and taught at various educational institutions. From 1916, Hong Yi became ordained monk. The calligraphy is thought to be an excerpt from the Avamtsaka Sutra, or in Chinese, Da fang guan fo huayen jing. Calligraphy is dated, Year of the Water Monkey (c...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #1183197
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$300.00
A sublime Peking glass water coupe with a carved motif of lotuses and a carp surrounding the object. The water coupe is often part of the group of objects found on a scholar's desk. Age: Republic (c1920). Size: diameter 3.25" height 2.3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1178187
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Chinese hanging scroll of a monochrome painting of plum blossoms by Wu Hao (1948~). Wu Hao, started his education in Western art. Later, Wu Hao studied under Zhao Shao Ang, and studied the styles of the four great painters of the Song Dynasty, which he became noted for appropriating and utilizing the style in his works...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1173336
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$2,000.00
Chinese highly carved bamboo brush pot, carved all over with scenes of scholars in bamboo grove and in a pavilion setting with pine trees, stands on three small feet. Size: 8 1/4" high x 6 3/4" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1156660
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$950.00
Red and white Peking Glass Calligraphy Brush with horsehair from the mid 20th century. Irises and bats decorate the handle. It measures 10" long.