Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1197985
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto mirror, tenka ichi. This mirror has a tassle tied through a turtle. The central motif is of a turtle over bamboo meeting the beaks of two cranes. The birds and turtle are on a beach with pine trees and bamboo bushes. This mirror would have been placed along with three others at the entrance to a shrine for those entering to see their reflection as they entered. Made of bronze, Edo period (c1800).
It measures 4 5/8" by 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1197988
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto shrine mirror. The mirror has a central motif of a turtle meeting the beaks of two cranes. Three baby cranes and a small turtle walk along the beach. The three auspicious symbols of pine, bamboo, and plum blossoms invoke the island of longevity, horaisan. There is an inscription to ward off calamities. This mirror would have been placed on a wooden stand at the entrance to a shinto shrine for the visitor to see their reflection as they entered. Edo period, (c1800)....
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1198006
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese shinto shrine mirror. The central motif has a turtle and two cranes beaks meeting in the center. The background has pine trees, paulownia, plum, and bamboo branches with a turtle walking along the shoreline. The characters under the heavens, are marked under the central turtle.
There is a large sixteen petalled chrysanthemum above the turtle. It is rare for a 16 petalled chrysanthemum to survive because after 1870 there was a law that banned the use of chrysanthemums whi...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1206481
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Beautiful Chinese jade toggle carved with a pair of peaches. Nice carved detail. Age: Early 20th century (c.1920) Size: 1.5" length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1910 item #1222892
Zentner Collection
$450.00
A small but highly detailed Satsuma vase decorated with Sino-Japanese motifs. On one side of the vase is literati scholars enjoying a conversation bordered with a detailed geometric pattern. On the other side, is depicting a peony set near a bamboo and rush gate, small repairs on neck. Age: Meiji Period Size: Diameter 3" Height 6.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1930 item #1224893
Zentner Collection
$450.00
A hexagonal faceted gourd shaped vase decorated in a style not often found in traditional Kutani ware, but more so in traditional Japanese kinrande style porcelains. The vase is decorated in auspicious motifs. The top area of the gourd contains stylized characters of the word, "eternal longevity".Age: Showa Period Size: Diameter 7" Height 11.5"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1244157
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Goldenrod/yellow glazed vase with incised designs of butterfliesin a "yuhuchunping" or pear-shape. Signature on bottom. 20th century Size: 6.5" tall, 3.5" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1252265
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Lovely Chinese silk and jade necklace decorated with two large jade beads and clustered beads of jade and agate, very feminine. Adjustable strands at the nape of the neck, with small jade hoops. 20th century Size: approx. 27" end to end, large jade beads approx. 3/8" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1252556
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Charming Japanese Zenga ink painting of Daruma seated inside a circular Enso symbol. Painted in sumi ink on handmade crinkle paper. Signed: Etsu. Size: 15" high x 11" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1900 item #1253115
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique ukiyo-e woodblock print of a Bunraku (puppet theater) performance, where the robed man in front is actually a very large puppet and the man who wears a black veil is the puppeteer. Framed, with artist information in back. By artist Utagawa Kunisada (1786-1865), dated September 1856. Size: (entire frame) 24" height, 19" width (artwork only) 14" height, 9.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1253389
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Chinese blanc de chine porcelain statue of Quan Yin, the Buddhist bodhisattva associated with compassion. Her name is short for Guanshiyin, meaning "Observing the Cries of the World." She is seated upon a large wooden seat and wears a gorgeous cascading robe with strands of beads adorning her torso and legs. In her right hand she holds the branch of a willow tree. She is extremely detailed and beautiful. Size: 10" hwight, 3" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1255034
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese choshi (sake ewer) made of cast iron in a lovely round form, handle is made of copper and covered with woven split bamboo. Meiji Period. Size: 3 1/2" high (8 1/4" high including handle) x 6" wide (9 3/4" wide including spout).
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1930 item #1256565
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Beautiful Japanese woodblock of a large-crested rooster seated beside a hen with dark brown feathers, who appears to be observing insects in the grass. Stamped and signed by artist "Unkyo". Showa period circa 1930s SIze: (entire frame) 22.75" height, 16.5" width (artwork only) 14.5" height, 9.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1256664
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Chinese jadeite carving of a Buddha's hand citron fruit, with its tendril "fingers" curling inwards. Small areas of orange jade, with a small carved hole at its top for hanging as a pendant. Size: 2.25" length, 1.5" width, 1" thick
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1260135
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Chinese enamel porcelain figurine of Budai, or the Laughing Buddha. He sits in a royal ease position, sporting his usual jolly facial expression, and holds a string of prayer beads in his right band over his belly, with his cloth sack in his left hand, in which he is said to reside. He wears yellow and green robes with blue, green, and red floral patterns, lined in red. His head is very articulated with pierced nostril and ear holes and mouth. The bottom of the figurine bears the mark "Zeng Long...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1260629
Zentner Collection
$450.00
This intriguing bronze Daoist vase is decorated with chinese taotie, circling the top and bottom slender areas of the cylindrical vase. Symbols circling around middle part of vase are from the "I Ching" Prophesy, one of the oldest Chinese texts. The solid lines representing the Yang, the creative principle. The open lines represent the Yin, the receptive principle. The Wilhelm translation explains meanings such as "the creative force, the joyous open, the clinging radiance, the arousing snake, t...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1262886
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Beautiful large Bamboo Ikebana, with two pots for separate flower arrangements. Appealing contrast lining of black lacquer, complimenting wonderfully the light shade of bamboo. Charming natural wear at the base of Ikebana, with circling rings. Circa 1930-1940. Dimensions: 31" High X 6" Diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1266694
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Small Antique Japanese vase. Mottled brown patina with variation in color. Shiny finish. Marked on bottom and beautiful condition. Vase comes with own wooden box with japanese inscriptions.

Taisho period

Dimensions: 7.5" Tall X 4" Diameter at base