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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1366769
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$2,400.00
Chinese framed painting of a mother donkey feeding her young, while a third donkey turns away in an opposite direction. Signed "Huang Zhou" (1925-1997) with two red chops.

Dimensions: (entire frame) 27” L x 18” H (painting only) 19” L x 13” H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1366150
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Japanese 6-Panel byobu folding screen, with painting of a flowering wheat field under the full moon. The screen's paper hinges are done in gold gofun paper. Excellent condition, very presentable well suited for the times. The screen bears elements related to the Shijo School, hand-signed signature, with two red chops, attributed to Shiokawa Bunrin (1808-1877).

Taisho Period (Early 20th Century)

Dimensions: 150" L x 68" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1365786
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SOLD
Full 6 panel Japanese screen painting of a sweeping landscape with mountains, low hills and a lake with Mt Fuji rising in the background. Around the edges of the lake are clustered tiny houses. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on paper with gold flecks.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 68 1/2" high x 142 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1365540
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Large framed Chinese painting on silk ground, of two white herons crouching beneath lotuses and reeds, as a small hummingbird flies into frame from the top lefthand side. The painting is displayed within a bamboo style gilt hardwood edge frame.

18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 37" W x 60" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1364282
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Chinese landscape scroll painting, with accompanying calligraphy poem about different ways to escape the Summer heat, such as resting beneath a willow tree on the edge of the lake. Signed Huang Jun Bi (1898-1991), dated Summer of 1981. With three red chops.

Dimensions: 37" W x 84" H (entire scroll) 26.5" W x 53.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364231
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$4,000.00
Antique Japanese pair of hardwood fusuma door panels with black lacquer frames. The doors are hand-painted with a rooster, a hen, and their chicks with a bamboo grove background, accented with gold flakes. Each door has wire mounts in back to be hung for a wall display.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 27" L x 1" D x 68.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361488
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Price on Request
Japanese Nanga sumi-e ink scroll painting on silk depicting a scene of two men in a boat entitled "Water Cloud Mountain Pavilion". A scholar and a young man sit in a boat, the scholar has an open book, the young man, a pole. Between them is a handled box. A jagged out cropping of rock rises from the water where stunted trees stretch their branch over the water. River grasses and rocks fill the foreground, a few birds fly over the pair in the boat, and in the distance is a faint outline ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1361485
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Antique Chinese scroll painting, with Daoist monks, monkeys, and deer underneath a gnarled peach tree. A young Daoist monk holding a bamboo staff outstretches his arms as a helpful monkey drops peaches to him, while an immortal man rests calmly against a tree branch, observing two small deer. The imagery of the deer, the monkeys, and the peaches are representative of prosperity and longevity. Signed with two red chops.

Dimensions: 31" L x 74.5" H (entire scroll) 22" L x 45.75" H (artw...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1980 item #1361465
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese scroll painting of a curious pair of chickens observing some gourds hanging overhead. With calligraphy, signed " Chen Wei with red chop.

Circa 1979

Dimensions: 21.5" L x 73" H (entire scroll) 13.5" L x 35.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361102
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$6,000.00
Korean antique 2-panel screen painting depicting two tigers. The charming style of this original painting is indicative of traditional Korean folk tigers and yet, they of a finer quality. The artist paid close attention to detail including every hair of each tiger. Wide toothy mouths and round, wild eyes project a playful ferociousness. Painted in mineral colors and ink on paper. Each panel is signed by the artist.

Choson (Yi) Dynasty circa 19th century (newly remounted)
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 : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360017
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$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 #1359613
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$2,000.00
Antique Chinese scroll, with stylized calligraphy, signed with two red chops, over a painting of fish leaping from a cluster of seaweed, signed also with two additional red chops. A very whimsical representation of the fish.

Female artist Yu"Yingzi signed both the calligraphy poem and painting, dated winter Hong Kong 1925.

Size: 15.5" L x 75" H (entire scroll) 12" L x 25.5" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359331
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting attributed to Kano Seisei (1795-1846). The image is an arrangement of red and white flowers with kiri leaves in its center, hanging from a sudare (bamboo screen) with long tassels. Signed with red chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 8.75" W x 62.5" H (artwork only) 6" W x 39" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356301
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Chinese western style landscape scroll painting, signed Gao Di Sheng with red chop, with auspicious calligraphy inscription above on a pink background with gold flecks, signed with two red chops.

Size: 17.75" W x 79.5" H (entire scroll) 13" W x 31" H (painting only)
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 : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356246
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$4,000.00
Antique Japanese painting on silk, of a pair of black birds pierced on the branch of a tree. With calligraphy and red chop signature.

Size: 12.5" W x 52" H (entire scroll) 7.75" W x 18.75" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356239
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SOLD
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a small bird, perching on the branch of a tall growth of flowers. Signed with red chop.

Size: 16" W 9 69" H (entire scroll) 10.25" W x 38" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1351304
Zentner Collection
$1,150.00
A powder flask of a natural painted turtle and fitted boxwood nozzle and stopper cover. The skeletal shell of the turtle is smooth with a warm tone patina. The flask is attached by a silk chord to a piece of circular boxwood toggle that could be slipped into the belt. Mounted on a custom iron stand.

Edo Period 19th Century

Size: 3.25" L x 1" W x 5.25" H (10.5" H tip of bottle to end of string) (7" H on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1350289
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting from the Momoyama period, charming depiction of a woman pounding wrinkles out of clothes. With tomobako.

Momoyama period (1573-1615)

Size: (entire scroll) 49.5” H x 18” W (painting only) 16.5” H x 11.5” W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1347967
Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Antique Korean small jewelry box, with painted horn scenes of scholars, deer, cranes, peacocks, women at work in panels of red, green, pink, yellow, blue, and green pigments.

19th century

Size: 8.5" L x 6.5" W x 5" H
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 : Pre 1920 item #1346064
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SOLD
Chinese mounted fan painting, with scenic imagery of a forest of bamboo, with natural structures of rock in the foreground. Calligraphy and three red chops in upper left area.

Size: 24" L x 13" H (20.5" L x 10" H fan only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1346055
Zentner Collection
$650.00
Chinese mounted fan painting of a pair of ducks in muted colors, with reeds in the foreground, calligraphy and two red chops.

Size: 23.5" L x 14.25" H (19.5" L x 9" H fan only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1345839
Zentner Collection
$650.00
Chinese mounted fan painting of a beautiful floral cluster with peaches and grapes, in bright pigments, with calligraphy and red chop of artist.

Size: 24" L x 13" H (20.5" L x 10" H)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1345478
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SOLD
Chinese small hardwood folding screen with hard stone panels, hand-painted front to back with scenes of immortals, scholars, and nature scenes with calligraphy inscriptions and red chops.

19th century

Size: 30" L x 21.5" H x .75" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1345329
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
A gorgeous set of 14 Chinese glass snuff bottles, reverse painted with the images of Ming Dynasty emperors and their empresses. The emperors' names are : Hongwu Jianwen, Yongle, Hongxi, Xuande, Zhengtong, Chenghua, Hongzhi, Zhengde, Longqing, Wanli, Taichang, Tianqi, and Chongzhen. Early 20th century. With storage box included.

Size: ~3.25" x 1.75" each, storage box 16" x 8.25" x 2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1344977
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting on silk, of a lone black bird perched on a blossoming branch. Signed Tan Yen, with chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 72.5" H x 24" W (painting only) 44.5" H x 16" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1344972
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SOLD
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a young woman with a younger girl , dressed in beautiful flowing kimono and standing below a cherry blossom branch. There are three chops altogether, one is of a very unusual shape of a vase. Beautiful calligraphy along the upper region with artist's signature below in corner. Tomobako is included.

18th century

Size: 61" H x 17" W (entire scroll) 33" H x 11.5" W (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1344529
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Antique Chinese landscape scroll painting, signed "Wang Shigu" with seal and calligraphy, attributed to Wang Hui (1632-1717). 19th century

Size: (entire scroll) 100" H x 45" W (painting only) 65" H x 34" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1343386
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$1,250.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting with a lovely scene of two black birds perched with each other on a cherry blossom branch, with a calligraphy poem and red chop, attributed to Xu Guoxiang, late Qing Dynasty.

Provenance : From a private estate in Berkeley, CA.

Size: (entire scroll) 75" H x 33" W (painting only) 49" H x 24" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1343334
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SOLD
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a monkey climbing on a persimmon branch, with calligraphy poem and red chop. The image paired with the poem is a charming rebus, as the word "hou" means both "monkey" and "a high ranking official" or a Duke. Dated 1915, attributed to Gao Qifeng (1889-1933).

Provenance: From a private estate in Berkeley, CA. Size: (entire scroll) 67" H x 33" W (painting only) 42" H x 25" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342908
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique Korean framed painting of a carp leaping out of the water, with a red setting sun in the background, and rolling wave motifs below. 19th century Chosun Period

Size: (entire frame) 35.75" H x 18.5" L x 1" W (artwork only) 20" H x 12" L
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1342904
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A religious temple painting of a yellow buddha surrounded by 10 deity attendants. Seated atop a lotus throne, the buddha makes a gesture of reassurance, abbaya mudra, with his right hand, and a gesture of liberality with his left hand, varada mudra. There is an inset inscription on the left. Chosun Dynasty 17th/18th century. It measures 50" wide by 54" tall by 2.5" deep. Incense marks throughout. Previously featured in the 2008 Arts of Pacific Asia show.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342817
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a hexagonal shape, depicting a joyful scene of five small men running and playing around a large, broken jar of sake. A table with a basket, jar, and book sit below a cherry blossom tree in the background. Signed with red chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 45" H x 16.75" W (artwork only) 12" H x 10.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1342774
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Chinese framed painting of the mythological figure Zhong Kui, commander of 80,000 demons, vanquisher of evil spirits, and guardian of households. He appears to be controlling an unhappy looking green demon with a turtle shell, sometimes called Shui Gui. Two small bats fly just next to the calligraphy on the lefthand side, with red chop by the artist.

Circa 1800

Size: (entire frame) 24.5" L x 22" H (artwork only) 16.5" L x 13.5" H