The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342117
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$350.00
Japanese bronze usubata in the form of an open natural lotus, standing on a coiled stem with a lotus bud. Usubata are used for beautiful flower arrangements, an art form known as ikebana.

Size: 9" L x 9" W x 6" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342102
The Zentner Collection
$375.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or a dish to be filled with viewing stones called suiseki, as well as small plant arrangements. The rim has flower petal incision motifs while the sides are decorated by medallions and a pair of handles shaped like elephant heads. Artist's signature on bottom.

Size: 17" L x 9" W x 4.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342083
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$400.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or shallow dish for the arranging of viewing stones called suiseki and small plants. It is of a rectangular form with four feet, the sides forged with scrolling vine motifs and two handles. Signature on underside.

Size: 7.5" W x 13.5" L x 3.75" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1266658
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Japanese bronze vase of a pear form, with a narrow, ridged rim, and applied green pigment to enhance the patina. Its front bears a large incised peony with leaves and a small flower bud at its sides. Included is a wooden storage box. Size: 7.75" height, 8.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1265121
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Charming and life-like set of iron crabs and one lobster. Crabs are two separate sizes, one large and one small. Beautifully made, this adorable set adds an oceanic feel to any home, garden, or office. Dimensions: Large Crab- 13" from claw to claw, 12" Tall Small Crab- 11" from claw to claw, 7.5" Tall Lobster- 9" Tall, 12" Long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1258786
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Japanese bronze figure of an adorable rabbit, scratching itself with its hind leg. Its other leg curled resting underneath the body. The rabbit has a large, round body with proportioned long legs, and rounded ears. Wonderfully detailed, quite heavy. Size: 6" height, 6" length
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1251371
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$12,000.00

sale price $6,000

Wonderful Japanese figure of the Buddhist deity Bishamonten (Hindu name: Vaisravana), made out of iron. Bishamonten is cheif of the Four Heavenly Kings and is the guardian of the northern direction (in Japan he is one of the Seven Lucky Gods), he holds a small pagoda in one hand symbolizing the divine treasure house, whose contents he both guards and gives away. Signed by the artist: Seiun. circa mid 1930's. Size: 25" high x 12" wide x 9" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1247692
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Btronze Ikebana vase standing on three large legs with cloud-like edges. Signature of the head of the Ikenobo School, Ikenobo Gogensho with Mt Fuji stylized symbol. Ikenobo School style vase Nibu-shiki form. Taisho Period c1920s Size: 8" tall, 7.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1234797
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Simple yet refined Japanese patinated bronze vase. The mouth of the vase is cut in a way that appears like a flower in full bloom. The vase contains a signature by an artist named Seifu. The vase comes with a wooden stand. Age: Showa Period Size:Height 13.5" Diameter 9.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1970 item #1176737
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A Japanese gilt copper hanging lantern decorated with engraved motifs of scrolling clouds, waves, and vines. The bottom contains a six petaled flower like design. The feet of the lantern is known as neko ashi, or cat legs, which is often seen in Japanese designs.Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 17.5" Diameter: 14.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1168900
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Charming small Japanese lidded box in the shape of a folding fan, made of silver with copper for handle, incised with two family mon inside and two impressed marks on back of outside, one reads the name of the maker, Kyuka-sei and the other which reads jungin or sterling silver. Piece comes with small original tomobako, Taisho Period (1912-1926) Size: 3 7/8" long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1163984
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$2,500.00
Elegant Japanese bronze art deco vase with scalloped lip from the 1930s. The vase has 8 faces that start as an octagon at the base and rise up to a bulbous form. Unmarked vase. It measures 16.25" tall 6.5" wide at top.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1145688
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Art deco influenced Japanese flower vase known as usubata. The usubata is upheld by three geese or bat like figures. The bottom contains a seal of the artist name, Yoshinaga. Usubata comes with a tomobako with an inscription on top reading: Sentoku Kaki (Vase in the Xuande style), Inahara (possibly the owner's name). On the back a maker's label is attached. Age: Early Showa era (1926-1930) Size: 11 1/8" high x 12 1/4" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1143965
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$1,425.00
Vintage bronze vase with patterns of butterflies made by an artist named, Nobuharu. The piece contains an inscription dating to March of 1953 where students from Tojo Photo Studio gave the vase to their teacher in celebrating the 40th anniversary of their studio. Age: Late Showa era (1953) Size: Diameter: 13.5" Height: 10.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1960 item #1022516
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Japanese bronze figure of the sage Jurojin with hand outstretched toward deer, beautiful detail especially in the face of the old man who has a wonderful compassionate expression, remnants of gold gilt, on 1 1/2" tall stand, Showa Period circa 1960's. Total size: 14" high x 12" wide x 7 1/2" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #955324
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$400.00
Beautiful Japanese small silver lidded box with oval shape, decorated with 2 kiri mon and characters on lid, back has maker's stamp, in original kiri box also with maker's name, c. 1930's. Size: 2 3/4" long x 1 1/2" wide x 1/4" think.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #752875
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$1,200.00
Beautiful Japanese Deco Period bronze vase, raised stylized motif on front and back, wonderful deep reddish patina, signed on bottom, Taisho/Showa Period (early 20th century). Size: 6 3/4" high x 6" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #623676
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Beautiful silver and mixed metal vase with raised band of chrysanthemum flowers, comes with original kiri wood tomobako (box), Taisho Period (early 20th century), signed: Shubido. Size: 11 1/4" high