Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1254456
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain snuff bottle with blue cobalt underglaze designs of a flying dragon and a serpent in rolling waves below, gazing at each other. There are clouds and red/green glaze flames. It has a red agate topper, and its bottom has an illegible red marking. 19th century Size: 3.5" height, 1" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1256563
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese serigraph print on rice paper by artist Hon Chew Hee (1906-1993) titled "Junkboat Musicians". Hee was a Hawaiian born artist who went to China at the age of 14 to study Chinese brush painting. Titled and signed in pencil at the bottom, #24/26. It is set behind a glass frame. Size: (entire frame) 29" height, 23.4" width (artwork only) 22" height, 16.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1256955
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Large, rectangular brush pot made from a dark bamboo wood. Each of its four sides has a large panel, carved skilfully with beautiful scenery. Adult and children figures are carved performing similar tasks, such as fishing over a bridge, with grass huts, rugged rock formations, large exotic trees bearing fruit, and beautiful architecture becoming the main focus of each panel. Each side is separated by a thin corner panel, carved with two serpents or dragons with vine-like bodies. Carved signature...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1258718
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain vase of a bottle gourd form with a beautiful flambe glaze, a deep red underglaze with white and purple/blue areas throughout, and a thin cylindrical neck, 19th century. Size: 10" height, 6" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1259575
Zentner Collection
$750.00
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Chinese antique pair of small cloisonne vases, beautiful details, intricately decorated with flowers and scrolling vines on a light blue ground, early 20th century. Size: 5" high each
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1960 item #1260117
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Gorgeous vintage pottery replica of a sui dynasty tomb horse. Horse has a commanding and powerful presence as if going off to battle in a fiery. Standing on a rectangular base, with three legs planted, and one slightly lifted, giving motion and life to the piece. The face and body are both fierce and expressive yet modeling a poised and elegant arched neck. The overall look of the horse is extremely pleasing to the eye and decorative.

Dimensions : 17" L x 5.5" D x 17" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1260568
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a sword. It has an oval shape with raised motif of gold inlay bamboo shoots and leaves crossing in from the outer edges. Its backside has a single bunch of gold inlay leaves peeking in from the bottom. Size: 2.75" height, 2.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1960 item #1260586
Zentner Collection
$750.00
This finely crafted Chinese Steatite brush washer is an artistically carved pomegranate that sits beautifully attached with vines, small berries and a blooming flower. A beautiful scholar object that was made to rest and wash calligraphy brushes, mid 20th centhury. Dimensions: 3.5 in. Long X 2 in. Tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1270203
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Vintage woven kilim, or tapestry-woven rug, with geometric patterns in shades of blue, beige, yellow, green, and red and edged in a beige fringe. Kilim are widely loved for their unique style of weaving and are sometimes used for prayer. Size: 60.25" width, 100" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1275918
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Chinese porcelain pillow in the form of a young boy resting on his knees and elbows. He has a yellowish white crackle glaze, with deep brown/black accents on his pigtails, eyes, eyebrows, mouth, and on the front of his chest and wrist. Size: 9" height, 15" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1275926
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Artistic Antique Indian painting of a woman sitting pensively under a tree. Woman is dressed in traditional indian clothing with beautiful red and gold colors. A towel is hanging on a branch by a stream. Painting is gilt with mineral pigments. Part of a collection dated 1964. Contains signature of Khet Singh 19th Century Dimensions: Frame 15" High X 12" Wide Painting: 3.25" Wide, 4.5" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1286344
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Unusual and Charming Deer torso mounted on a very nice custom Iron stand. Deer is from Thailand dating to the early both Century. Beautifully worn by the elements it is now in a stable condition and well mounted. Inlaid with original colorful hard stones. Dimensions: 18" High X 6 3/4" Wide X 7" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1286363
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Very Charming and fortunate Large antique Japanese Hotei. Hotei, The god of contentment and happiness, guardian of children, and patron of bartenders. Hotei 布袋 has a cheerful face and a big belly. He is supposedly based on an actual person, and is widely recognized outside of Japan as the Fat, Laughing Buddha. Hotei is most likely based on the itinerant 10th-century Chinese Buddhist monk and hermit Budaishi (d. 917), who is said to be an incarnation of Miroku Bodhisattva (Maitreya...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1311582
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain "bitong" vase/brush pot with three fu dogs in bright enamel color. The bottom of the vase has the Kangxi Mark. Size: 6" height, 8" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1315278
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Charming original blond Ko (small) tansu with locking bar and safe (with Key). Many drawers of different sizes with great original black iron hirsute shaped drawer hardware. Wonderful unusual design for a ko tansu. Overall in great shape. Edo Age: 1840's (pre - Dates Meiji period). Dimension: 16 3/4" high X 24 1/2" wide X 16 1/4" deep (Would Look stunning on a Custom Black Iron Stand (we made in house).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1318251
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain brush pot, painted in a famille rose enamel color scheme with a beautiful landscape. Bottom is marked Zhang Zhitang (1893-1971). Size: 6" H, 5.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1322509
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Natural Chinese burl hardwood scroll pot with natural interesting form. Heavy, with original finish. 20th Century Size: 18" L x 16" D x 20" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1332614
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese wedding kimono (uchikake). Made of beautiful silk brocade originally intended for an obi. Gold and green with woven pattern of pine, bamboo and chrysanthemums. The lining is sewn of red silk and the hem is padded. Meiji Period. Size: 61" high x 47 1/2" wide (sleeve to sleeve).
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342513
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Chinese framed silk painting of two beautiful young ladies. Vibrant color and wonderful detailing. 19th century.

Size: (entire frame) 12.5" W x 15.5" H (artwork only) 8.75" W x 11.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1342515
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Chinese framed silk painting of two beautiful young ladies. Vibrant color and wonderful detailing. 19th century.

Size: (entire frame) 12.5" W x 15.5" H (artwork only) 8.75" W x 11.5" 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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1349535
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese framed abstract woodblock print by sosaku-hanga artist Tajima Hirohuki 田嶋 宏行 (1911-1984), titled "Ancient Writing B", number 23/100 of the series, and signed in pencil.

A printmaker of the sōsaku-hanga school. He was born in Tokyo and graduated from Nihon University in 1932. In 1943, he graduated from the Western-style painting division of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. He created his first print in 1946, and joined the Bijutsu Bunka Kyok...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1920 item #1351319
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Small bronze flared muzzle cannon of this type where made for shooting flaming arrows at ships. For launching fireworks at festivals and for signaling purposes. The example of cast bronze with a bore that is described as at the breach and the bore is reduced to a half round section to form a chamber for the powder mount for use.
The gun would be imbedded into a wooded block such as the lower half of the barrel and the entire breach end is covered. Mounted on custom iron stand.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1356206
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Original Japanese print by well known artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Let Wisdom Arise Within Us" (Blue) , number 23/100, and signed in pencil along the bottom. Wonderful depiction of a goddess wielding a sword while riding on the back of a growling fu lion, surrounded by large bouquets of peonies, the flower petals blown around her by mystic winds.

Size: 19" W x 26" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1356410
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Tibetan bronze "Thokcha" amulet of a conch shell. With small loop to be fastened and worn as jewelry. Natural green patina.

18th Century

Size: 2 1/8" L x 1" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361248
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese gilt lacquered kanban, or shop sign. With hand-painted portrait of the shop's owner and the words "Trade Mark" above and kanji below.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" W x 2" D x 54" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1363961
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Incredibly charming Chinese porcelain pillow, in the form of a baby boy. He has darling features and is signed on the base with an old wax seal.

Republic Period

Dimensions : 11" L x 5.25" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364232
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese natural burl root stand or stool. Interesting natural burl form shape with bold woodgrain surface.

Dimensions: 17" x 18" x 15.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1375158
Zentner Collection
$750.00
American artist Guy Diehl, born in 1949 in Pennsylvania, is most famously known for his still life paintings and prints. Diehl's family moved to California in 1960, where he began taking courses in art at Diablo Valley College in 1968. He moved onto study under Mel Ramos, one of the originators of figurative pop art at Cal State University, Hayward. Diehl earned his master's degree from San Francisco State and graduated with honors in 1976. From there, he moved on to become an instructor back at...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1375162
Zentner Collection
$750.00
American artist Guy Diehl, born in 1949 in Pennsylvania, is most famously known for his still life paintings and prints. Diehl's family moved to California in 1960, where he began taking courses in art at Diablo Valley College in 1968. He moved onto study under Mel Ramos, one of the originators of figurative pop art at Cal State University, Hayward. Diehl earned his master's degree from San Francisco State and graduated with honors in 1976. From there, he moved on to become an instructor back at...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1375233
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese abstract print, titled "Flame Tracer" # 42/90 in its series. Hand signed by the artist Kurosaki Akira (b. 1937). Embossed with print studio logo.

Akira Kurosaki began studying at the Kyoto Institute of Technology in 1956 and earned his BA degree in 1962. He worked part time as a teacher until 1968. Works by Kurosaki have been displayed in the Kyoto City Art Museum, National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo, the Victoria and Albert Museum of London, Bibliotheque nationale in Pa...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376225
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese zenibako (money safe box) made with Keyaki (zelkova) burl wood in original red lacquer finish. The zenibako is fitted with brass hardware including side handles in a mokko (melon) motif. The hinged lid has a large front lock plate with matching key, and a calligraphy inscription on the underside. The interior of the zenibako holds two open compartments.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 20 1/2" x 12" x 7 3/4" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1377771
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese framed print by sosaku-hanga artist Haku Maki (1924-2000) titled "Collection 43". Depiction of a black embossed tea bowl with gold brush line. Signed in pencil with red artist's cartouche, dated 1980, number 73/240.

Circa 1980

Dimensions: 12 3/4" x 14" H (entire frame) 8 1/2" x 9 3/4" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1377812
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese framed print by sosaku-hanga artist Haku Maki (1924-2000) titled "Collection 46 (B)". Depiction of a white tea bowl in relief against a black ground, with a black leaf design. Signed in pencil with red artist's cartouche, dated 1980, number 92/240.

Circa 1980

Dimensions: 12 3/4" x 14" H (entire frame) 8 1/2" x 9 3/4" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1980 item #1378843
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese Ko Kutani ware ceramic bowl with classic enamel colors of green, yellow, purple and dark blue. The theme of the bowl is the 3 Friends of Winter or Shochikubai (plum blossom, bamboo, and pine tree) in colored enamel against a gray ground in the center. The recessed foot has 2 character mark Fuku, meaning "good fortune" or "happiness".

Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 3 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1385295
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese small amber carving of a frog resting on a leaf. The golden yellow amber has natural inclusions.

Dimensions: 1 3/4" x 1 3/4" x 1" H