Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1295652
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Famille rose (known in Chinese as Fencai (粉彩) or Ruancai (軟彩, simplified 软彩), meaning 'soft colours', and later as Yangcai (洋彩), meaning 'foreign colours') was introduced during the reign of Kangxi (1654–1722), possibly around 1720. It used mainly pink or purple and remained popular throughout the 18th and the 19th centuries. Famille rose enamel ware allows a greater range of colour and tone than was previously possible, enabling the d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1297155
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese ceramic Kutanti ware vase in the form of a drum, decorated with a wonderful tiger on one side and a phoenix and kiri blossom on the other side in yellow, purple, green and blue glaze, Kutani mark on the bottom. 19th century. Size: 15" high x 8" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1308798
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese tripod ceramic celadon with pale green underglaze, resting on an a hardwood stand with three raised pockets for each foot of the censer. This is a Longquan Celadon, unusual size, dating from Song to Ming dynasty. Perfect Condition. Size: (on stand) 3.25" height, 2.5" diameter (off stand) 2.25" height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1312311
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese desk made from beautiful lacquered rosewood. Two drawers are in front with melon shaped handles, with carved spiraling designs in the bottom corners. The feet are also carve with spirals. Late 19th century. Size: 30" height, 32" length, 20" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1315321
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain gu (wine vessel) vase. Its sides are decorated with multiple panels depicting oceanside scenes, each section separated by a ring of swirling patterns. The bottom of the vase is marked with a double ring. Early Republic Period (circa 1910) Size: 16.5" height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1318043
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese hanging scroll of a monkey dancing the sambaso dance. It bears two seals, reading 'Genno,' Two seals, one for whom painted the monkey, the other who wrote the calligraphy. Haiku / Waka Poem made for the New Year. Taisho Period (1912 - 1926). It measures overall: 17" wide by 76" long, image: 14.5" wide by 43" long.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1325471
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket of a very tall, slender form. The body is woven in criss-cross patterns with slim, tightly woven accents at the top and very middle. The inside has a slim bamboo container. Bottom is signed "Kazutomi". Size: 23" H x 5.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1329235
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese noh theatre mask of the character Ko-Omote, a youthful girl. Very unusual that this mask is made of ceramic instead of carved from wood. Beautifully painted with red lips and blackened teeth, joyful eyes and dark hair with four loose strands, very important defining characteristics to tell each mask apart. The backside is signed in-between her eyes and has been affixed with parts for displaying the mask. Edo Period (circa 1800's) Size: 8" H x 5" W x 2.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1336001
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese large porcelain jar, with bright famille rose glaze scenes of several species of birds and flowers, including the mythical Phoenix. Gorgeous colors of blue, green, magenta, red, purple yellow, white, and black. Included is an attractive carved hardwood stand. Size: (on stand) 14" H (porcelain only) 12.5" H x 9" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1340747
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Korean glazed bottle vase. Pear shaped rising to a tall neck with a slightly everted rim and applied with a glossy transparent glaze. Fluted rounded rim with natural design. Would have been used to store choice fluids. Choson period circa 1850s.

Size: 6" W x 11" H
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Japanese woodblock print by artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), from the series The Kansai District, titled Seta Bridge, dated, signed in pencil, with Jizuri (self-published) seal along left edge, red artist's chop.

Size: 16" L x 10.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1346032
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese small Kiri (paulownia) tansu with seven drawers, each with warabite handles and round lock plates. All original condition and finish hardwood.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 23.5" L x 15.5" W x 27.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1354339
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese small personal tansu from Fukushima, made of Kiri (paulownia) wood. All original condition/finish. Five drawers of various size in front with simplistic iron hardware and four locks.

Edo Period (1605-1868)

Size: 21.75" L x 15" W x 22" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1356653
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze figure of the Buddhist deity Kubera, lord of wealth, protector of the physical world. He lounges with piles of gold around him. In one hand he holds a mongoose, who is said to spit jewels. The mongoose shows rule over the Naga (malevolent snake people and guardians to vast treasure). Kubera is shown seated on his vehicle, a large beast atop a lotus pod throne.

Size: 19th century

Size: 2.5" W x 1.25" D x 2.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361160
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese set of 7 imari plates, with cobalt blue underglaze phoenix motif accented in gilt, surrounded by a network of various flowers, red and gilt emblems, butterflies, and cobalt blue geometric design along the inner rim. The underside features designs of mon with leaves and tassels, and six character mark in the center of the foot.

Size: 9.5" W x 1.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1366389
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Japanese Woodblock print from artist Torii Kotondo (1900-1976). Print displays beautiful japanese woman combing her hair. Wearing a grey silk kimono with pink and darkened green floral details.The woman has lovely blush colored lips with shining raven hair. Print contrasted with blue toned graduated back ground. From the bijinga "12 Beauty" series. Contains signature and seals. Shown close up with detail images.

Circa 1929

Dimensions: 19" H x 13" W ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1369724
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese round jadeite plaque carving. With a freely-moving pierced jade center, surrounded by lingzhi mushroom motif carvings. The outermost exterior of the piece is carved with a pair of dragons or serpents touching snouts.

19th century Dimensions: 2" x 2" x 1/4" thick
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1383566
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Burmese lacquered harp, or Saung, the body carved with gilt floral motifs and inlaid glass. The tip of the curved neck ends in a stylized gilt leaf with inlaid glass. The 14-stringed instrument sits displayed on a carved wood stand with temple guardians and lotuses.

Dimensions: 32" L x 5" W x 28" H (no stand) 32" L x 12" W x 33" H (on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1384459
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Japanese Nabeshima ware porcelain dish, decorated with branches of leaves in cobalt blue and green/yellow underglaze accented with red pigments. The dish stands on a high, deeply recessed foot with outer "comb" cobalt blue design around its edges.

Dates from 18th/19th century Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384644
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Japanese Nabeshima ware porcelain dish, with blue and white motif of a bird perched on a persimmon branch bearing fruit. The dish stands on a high, deeply recessed foot with outer "comb" cobalt blue design around its edges.

Dates from 18th/19th century Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1390193
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Chinese carved glass snuff bottle. Made of dark red translucent glass and carved with a highly raised woven basket texture. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.

19th Century

Dimensions: Bottle: 2 5/8" high (3 1/8" high including lid)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1392873
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Chinese antique spinach green jade cylindrical container with lid. Carved in low relief with a stylized lotus tendril motif. The lid of the box is carved with two characters also in low relief. Stands on 3 small carved feet. Provenance: From a Beverly Hills estate.

19th century

Dimensions: 3 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1392964
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Japanese 2 panel byobu screen painting of a stag. The male deer stands below the overhanging branch of a moss covered maple tree, chrysanthemums and other flowers growing underneath. Beside them, a vibrant blue river, carrying away the bright red maple leaves in its currents. Pigment on silver leaf.

Dimensions: 73 1/2" W x 62" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395118
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Turkish rug, hand-woven, all wool in bright red, green, navy blue, and cream natural dye colors. In rural areas, often times goat hair is incorporated in the weave along with sheep's wool. Motifs of praying arches and medallion repeats with tribal influences.

late 19th century

Dimensions: 3'3" x 4'10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1399797
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Tibetan repousse copper hanging ball censer, with iron chain. The depiction is a wrathful deity riding on a Qilin, a chimera with the features of a dragon mixed with a deer, flanked by four smaller deities seated on lotus thrones. One wrathful deity holds a Vajra staff and conch shell, the reverse side deity holds a mace and a Kapala or skull cup containing the elixir of life.

Dimensions: 9" x 9" x 10" (chain 39" long)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1346112
Zentner Collection
$1,725.00
Gorgeous Japanese Keyaki (elm) wood bar tansu, with red lacquer finish sides, five drawers with squared Kakute style iron handles, three of them secured away behind the locking bar.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 25" L x 14" W x 22.75" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1950 item #1086628
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00

Sale Price

(was $2,500)
Beautiful mother of pearl inlaid in hardwood. The arms are inlaid with a scroll design. The back of the chair is inlaid with an elegant battle scene with men on horseback and a fort. The reverse of the chair is inlaid with flowers. The seat has 4 petal pattern at each corner. The legs, arms, and frame of the chair are beautifully carved with bats, plums and a scrolling pattern. Measures 41" tall, seat measures 16" wide, 17.5" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1109229
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese large silk embroidered tapestry, view of temple with Mt Fuji rising out of mist in the background, large trees on either side of water with a bridge across leading to the temple, sail boats, huts on far bank, Autumn foliage on trees, some toning, silk border frayed, late Meiji Period. Total size (with border): 78" high x 55" wide Size (of embroidery only): 69" high x 46" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1837 VR item #1151707
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
An appealing Seto ware Umanome (Horse eye) motif dish. This type of Seto ware was also referred to as ishizara, which can roughly be translated as stoneware. The first type of Seto stoneware appears in the Mino Taihei Monjo written around 1618. The wares were produced mainly for daily ware during the Edo period and became popular through the Mingei movement in the 20th century.

Age: Mid Edo period 19th century.

Dimensions: Height: 2" Diameter: 11"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Dolls : Pre 1900 item #1157329
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
An interesting Japanese puppet head of an old woman used in Bunraku, the traditional puppet theater developed in the Edo period by Uemura Bunrakuken, which the name of the puppet theater was derived from. The puppet consists of several moving parts. The head and neck are two separate pieces that move up and down. The bar on the bottom assist the puppet master to move the head in various ways and the rope as a lever. Age: 19th century. Size: Height: 11" Width: 7" Length: 4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1210794
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
A sublime square japanese export table decorated with scrolling clouds, flora, and rising dragons. The intricate and detailed carvings were popular during the Meiji period when most of Japan's fine arts and crafts were being exported to the West. This table would have been produced for the Western market at the time. Age: Meiji Period Size: Length 19" width 20.5" height 31"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1240317
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Beautiful antique red-toned bamboo brush holder from China with intricate carvings of various scenes including cherry blossom trees, a man leading a horse, two beautiful maidens shyly conversing with a young gentleman, an older man admiring the scenery through his window, and kanji reading "carved in the year of the tiger by San Miao". Great attention to detail is shown in this piece. Size: 5.5" wide, 7" tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1242589
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of light green glass, carved in the shape of an eggplant or aubergine, with a topper made of coral. "Qie zi" is the Chinese word for eggplant, and because saying it makes one appear to smile, it is often used when taking photographs to make the subjects look happy, making it a symbol for good luck. The coral cap resembles a hat, which is a sign of a government official. 19th century Size: 2.5" long, .75" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1248299
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese storage tansu with locking bar, made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with original deep reddish translucent lacquer finish, two large drawers lock by vertical locking bar with beautiful heavy iron hardware of a koi jumping up a waterfall, the drawers themselves have square iron handles and corner reinforcements in the form of raised seed pods. The lower portion of the chest has sliding panels with vertical slats which slide open to reveal an open compartment on the left and three...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1255136
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Chinese monochrome porcelain vase in a beautiful shade of red referred to as ox-blood. It has a fluted neck and a white crackle glaze on its bottom. 19th century Size: 17" height, 8" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1258811
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Japanese keyaki wood tansu originating from the Yamagata region of Japan, with a black lacquer frame, iron hardware, lockplates incised with flora, and a side locking hinged door with a center kan pull mounted on flower plating. Inscriptions on the back reads: "Shibata County, Numabe Village. A gift from Ohtsuki Fukuju. 18th year of Showa (1943), January 15th." and "20th year of Showa (1945) Lunar Calendar, February 15th. For the marriage of Kitaro and Tori. Matchmaker, Suzuki Sutezo." T...