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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1324396
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Dramatic Antique Japanese tall ishidoro - stone temple garden lantern, carved all of granite in 6 sections. The lotus base is carved so that it is still connected to the natural rock. The lantern section is similar in style to a hanging lantern with it's curling warabite corner roof and pointed finial over a hollow area for light. The sides of this portion of the lantern are carved in relief with deer and clouds. This style of ishidoro originates from the Kasuga shrine and for that reason i...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1339591
Zentner Collection
$9,000.00
A large Hindu 12th Century stone fragment with Sanskrit inscription. Extremely heavy, displayed on a custom made iron stand.

12th Century

Size: (stone only) 14.5" L x 4.5" W x 13" H (entire size on stand) 15"L x 6" W x 17" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre AD 1000 item #1324597
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00

Sale Price $4,800

Archaic Indian stone fragment carving of a woman's upper half, sitting on Custom Iron stand. Strands of beads cascade down her shapely front. Her outstretched arms are fragmented at the elbows. Reticulated designs are carved behind her. Custom made iron stand is included. Dates between 6th-8th century. Size: 13" H x 12" W x 7.5" D (17" H on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1164214
Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
Chinese cabinet, lacquered all over and inlaid with scenes of beautiful ladies and children in a pavilion garden setting, the sides of the cabinet are also lacquered and inlaid with scenes of birds and flowers, interior has three shelves - the middle shelf has is two drawers built in, the front of the drawers are also decorated to match the front with beautiful lacquer work of scrolling flowers, 19th century. Size: 56 1/4" high x 36 1/4" wide x 17" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1349534
Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
A fantastic pair of Chosun Dynasty Korean "grand father" guardian statues from Jeju Island. Made of local volcanic stone, dating back to the 19th century. These figures were traditionally placed in pairs and, according to legend, anyone who rubbed their noses would be blessed with fertility and the birth of a son.

Early 19th Century

Size: 11" L x 8" W x 26"H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1085544
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Beautiful 18th century black stone schist of vishnu with four arms. The arms hold a flower, a talisman with a 5 point star, a chile, and one hand is open palm outward with a dot in the middle. There are two attendants, one on either side. It measures 20" tall by 10" wide. Has metal base 4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1492 item #1090591
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Sculpted from soft white volcanic tuff from central Java of a Majaphit royal princess. Her coiffure is pulled back and topped with a lotus tiara, and she wears a pair of foliated looped earrings. The rendering of her delicate features is very reminiscent to classical Indian sculptures.

The Majaphit empire is the last Indianized kingdom in Indonesia. Based in eastern Java, it existed between the 13th and 16th centuries. The power of Majapahit reached its height in the mid 14th century u...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1387562
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Chinese small carved jade ink stone and brush washer in one piece. The ink stone side is carved with a leaning pine tree and mist. Turned on its reverse side, it functions as a brush washer. The sides are incised with a key fret motif.

19th century

Dimensions: 3 1/8" long x 2 1/2" wide x 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1351787
Zentner Collection
$4,750.00
Antique Quanyin stone carving, the bodhisattva of compassion. She is seated upon a lotus throne with her legs crossed in the lotus position, her left hand holding a container, with her right hand performing the akash mudra or Buddhist hand gesture, increasing the space element within. She wears beautiful open robes with delicate patterns and a crown upon her head.

Dates circa 1920.

Size: 8.75" height, 5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1235869
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A scholar taste Chinese Jade ink stone. The stone is a nephrite jade in the form of a flat craggily gonshi stone. The use of the stone, which has inclusions would be used to hold colored ink or water. The reverse side is to grind ink stick. Often scholar objects reflect details from nature and would incorporate them in their study.

Provenance Laurence Friedman Collection purchased from Ex Fu Ming Fair Co. out of Pa, during the 1980's

Age: 19th century

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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1990 item #1255198
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An antique Chinese Lingbi stone (scholar's rock or spirit stone) has a very distinct ring when it is struck. Scholar's rocks are appreciated for their unusual shapes, asymmetry, color and texture. Scholars refer to them as "bones of the earth". It is a carved blackish stone overhang with perforations. It set upon a contemporary Shuozhou style carved rosewood base with 4 rounded feet.

Date: 20th C

Dimensions:15.5" height, 8" width, 4.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1367042
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Originally, this graceful sculpture may have stood at the doorway of a palace or temple as a warning to all malicious spirits not to enter. The tradition of lions guarding doors and gates is ancient and common to a great variety of cultures, including the Egyptians, Assyrians, Romans, and Chinese. There is a strong Chinese influence in this piece, suggesting open relations between the two cultures.

18th Century - Rajputana, India

Dimensions: 16 1/2" x 5 7/8" x 11 5/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1381547
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Chinese agate two piece carving of a lotus leaf and a koi fish. All hand-carved from agate stone, the piece and its base have motifs of leaping fish, waves and lotuses.
19th century

2 1/4" x 1 3/8" x 3/4" H (fish carving) 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" x 3/4" H (base)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1376909
Zentner Collection
$3,800.00
Antique Chinese ink stone in the form of a lotus leaf with a small crab. The underside is signed with calligraphy inscription. With a hard stone inlay hardwood storage box.

Dimensions: 8" x 9" x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1700 item #1329004
Zentner Collection
$3,250.00
Antique Chinese stone statue fragment of the head of one of the attendants to Buddha. One hand rests over the right ear while the other ear is left uncovered. The eyes are closed in meditation. Brings fourth a calming enlightened feeling. Sits on custom black iron stand. Ming Dynasty (1368–1644). Size: (entire stand) 11.5" H x 6.5" W (head only) 9" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1403817
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Nepalese stone carving of a four armed Lord Vishnu, standing atop a lotus pedestal, holding in his hands a conch shell, a discus, a lotus blossom, and a mace. From Newar, Kathmandu Valley.

Malla period 16th century

Dimensions: 3 1/4" w x 1 1/2" h x 5 1/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1258808
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Beautiful Chinese tall scholar's rock, made of yellow Taihu stone from the bottom of Lake Tai, Jiangsu Province, China, stands on wooden base, very pleasing and captivating form. Total Size on stand: 23" high
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre AD 1000 item #670036
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Chinese Spirit Stone. It's very dramatic and could make a great center piece. The coloration is veined black and white striations. Height:17" Length"17.5