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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1399918
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Antique Tibetan Buddhist tsakli miniature painting, considered to be an important visual aid for monks in training when conferring empowerments. This tsakli painting depicts four of the Dharmapalas and their consorts. The Dharmapalas are fierce deity protectors who will wage war without mercy against demons and enemies of Buddhism. Some of the more commonly known Dharmapalas are Mahakala, Yama, Yamantaka, and Kubera. Each fierce deity embraces their consort in a Yabyum pose, and each holds a dif...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1400013
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Antique Tibetan Buddhist tsakli miniature painting, considered to be an important visual aid for monks in training when conferring empowerments. This tsakli painting depicts an alternate form of the fierce deity Mahakala, in which his skin is red and he embraces his consort in a yabyum sutra. Around Red Mahakala's waist is a tiger's pelt and elephant skin is draped over his shoulders. In the four corners of the painting are four dancing Dakinis, female deities of meditation and the bardo, or in...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1215920
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Charming Chinese antique painting of a brown and white Pekingese dog, very beautifully painted with attention paid to every strand of hair. The dog crouches with tail up as if ready to play. The scenery is grassy with rocks and cymbidium orchids. Painted in ink and mineral colors on paper. 19th century. Size of painting: 24" high x 12 1/4" wide Size including frame: 31 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244480
Zentner Collection
$2,600.00
This is an extraordinarily beautiful antique snuff bottle of brownish glass, with a gorgeous scenery of mountains and trees with people riding horseback, which was hand-painted by the artist from the inside with a very small brush. Green agate topper. Size: 3.5" tall, 2.25" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1960 item #1197429
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
A fairly large Korean style Buddhist painting portraying the image of the Water Moon Avalokitesvara or Suwol Gwaneum in Korean. The Avalokitesvara is dressed in vestments and accessories common to the figure of a Bodhisattva and has the water vessel which offers blessings to all sentient beings. The bodhisattva is attended by a boy figure known as shan nanzi who often seen in pictorial and textual depictions in East Asian Buddhism. Age: 20th century. Size: height 105.5" width 53"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1209551
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
A beautiful Thai painting portraying a Jataka tale. A royal chariot of with the future Buddha before he renounced his royal position. At the bottom of the painting four devotees are holding lotus buds perhaps indicative of another time frame. Done with mineral pigments and the most exquisite coloration. This thai painting was part of a Buddhist prayer book. On the backside a message in is beautifully written. Age: 18th-19th century. Size: 11.625"H x 8.625"L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1331981
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a goose seated below a berry branch at the water's edge with calligraphy. Signature reads Chen Mei, dated "first day in Autumn, 1740". Size: (entire scroll) 77" H x 27.5" W (artwork only) 35.5" H x 19" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1337160
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00

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Antique 18th century Japanese charming small scroll painting of a beautiful maiden riding a kirin (in Chinese, qilin). The mythical creature is part lion with the body of a dragon and the hooves of a deer. It represents good fortune, protection, prosperity, longevity and fertility. Beautifully painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper. Mounted on paper. Signed by the artist. (pvt. Collection) purchased in early 1980's.
18th century
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1337167
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00

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18th Century Japanese small antique scroll painting of a koi leaping up a waterfall. Beautifully painted with great expression, the fish leaps from the churning waters below. Painted in sumi ink on paper and mounted on lovely antique obi silk with a fan motif. Signed by the artist. 18th century (pvt. Collection purchased in Japan in early 1980's)
Size of scroll: 64 1/2" high x 9 3/4" wide (12" wide including scroll ends). Size of art: 35" high x 9" wide.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1347206
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting, in a Ukiyo-e style of a beautiful geisha woman reading a letter. Signed with unusual red enzo mark. Tomobako (storage box) is included.

Size: (entire scroll) 68" H x 14.5" W (artwork only) 36" H x 11" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1356256
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese calligraphy scroll painting, signed Li Xian Gen (1893-1943), a secretary to Sun Zhong Shan, with two red chops.

Size: 14.25" W x 85" H (entire scroll) 9.25" W x 19.75" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360017
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a crane and pine tree, with calligraphy "dedicated to Zhonghua, Summer of (1930 or 1870)" , signed Chen Xi with two red chops.

Size: 22" x 60" H (entire scroll), 18.75" x 51" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360791
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Antique Chinese scroll painting of a realistic looking pile of old fan cards, one of them with the image of Quan Yin. This style is called "trompe l'oeil". Signed "Lei, Tian Yun" with red chop, and calligraphy dedicating the piece in Hong Kong. Circa 1960

Dimensions: 35" x 15.25" (entire scroll) 27.5" x 14.25" (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394647
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese small table top screen painting. A scene depicting a Spring landscape of green rolling hills and trees. A red sun (also a symbol of Japan) hides behind a finger of haze. On the left side of the screen, butterflies flit over a lizard who is hungrily eyeing a bee. Painted in light mineral colors on silk.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" high x 38 3/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1396358
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a hawk standing on the branch of an oak tree. The hawk is detailed with great attention to every feather. Painted in sumi ink and light colors on paper. Signed Shunkei with seal, possibly Mori Shunkei (1775-1841).

Edo Period (Late 18th - Early 19th century)

Dimensions: Total 79" high x 27 1/4" wide (29 1/4" wide including ends) Art: 51 1/2" high x 21 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1398489
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese 2-panel screen painting of a scene with a songbird on a gnarled, moss-covered rock. A stream runs around the rock. Blue and white irises grow on it's banks. Painted in mineral colors on gold leaf.

Dimensions: 43 3/4" high x 36" wide Meiji Period c1900
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1398490
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Japanese 4-panel screen painting depicting a scene of ducks swimming along the edge of a pond or stream. Tall grasses and rocks rise from the water. Painted in mineral colors on gold ground.

Showa Period (circa late 1940's)

Dimensions: 34 1/4" high x 60" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1403133
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Tibetan thangka painting depicting a wonderful seascape with the Shakyamuni Buddha seated in meditation upon a lotus throne in the clouds near the top of the painting. Two robed figures stand on a large open flower leaf holding offerings to the Buddha. Below them is a floating pink structure with banners topped by Wishing Ball finials. A large man is seated in the center, surrounded by his attendants, and he extends a peach out in reverence to the Buddha. There are various other figures arrange...