Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376073
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese pair of 2 panel byobu screens, with hand-painted scenes of small flying birds, a pond with foliage, a blossoming plum tree branch with gold flecks.Applied gold clouds and pigment on silk. enclosed in a black lacquered frame dating circa 1930.
Yamashita Chikusai (1885-1973) was born in Kyoto and studied under the important turn of the century master Yamamoto Shunkyo (1871-1933) from the age of fifteen, becoming one of his highest ranking pupils. He regularly exhibited at the Bun...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1386503
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Japanese art deco bronze vase, with a globular form decorated with silver damascened and chased key fret motif; patterned in the round midway down. The richly patinated russet color contrast with the delicate silver gives it an unmistakably up to date modern look. The vessel form successfully takes a basically traditional shape, in this case, probably derived form Chinese ceramics and the key fret design can be seen on a Han Dynasty pottery that is unambiguously Asian and yet also very much a p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394215
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese set of 2 Yari spears, signed Yamato Fujiwara Sensada. Hand forged steel, done in the same many and technique as samurai swords.

Early yari are believed to have been derived from Chinese spears, these hoko yari are thought to be from the Nara period (710-794), and while they were present in early Japan's history, the term yari appeared for the first time in written sources in 1334 but this type of spear did not become popular until the late 15th century.
During the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395015
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Japanese two section futon tansu made with solid Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood. The top section holds a large open compartment behind two sliding Keyaki burl front panels with openwork carvings. Below are three drawers with mokko shaped iron pulls. The bottom section has another pair of sliding panels with horizontal slats. Behind the left panel are two large drawers and behind the right panel are two drawers and a small safe door with ornate iron plates, holding a third drawer inside. Beautiful or...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395129
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese Sashimono war banner, to be worn attached to the back of a samurai's armor by special fittings. In the form of a group of medicine gourd bottles in gold gilt lacquer. The largest gourd stands the tallest on top of the Sashimono pole surrounded by smaller gourd bottles. The Sashimono captures the high drama of the fully outfitted samurai warrior in all of his glory. Mounted on steel plates and armature wire.

Edo period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 17" x 17" x 34" on s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1396479
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Antique Japanese small kobako (incense box) with inside tray. The outside is decorated with a scene of a garden fence, chrysanthemums, hydrangeas and daisies in gold lacquer on a nashiji ground. The interior is covered in fine nashiji. The small tray stands on tiny feet and has a pavilion scene with twisted pines all in gold lacquer on a matching nashiji ground.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 4" high x 6" wide x 4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1402195
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Chinese carved white jade with orange coloration areas, in the form of a bunch of lingzhi mushroom sprigs. The lingzhi symbolizes good health and longevity, as depicted in the imperial Forbidden City and Summer Palace. It is a talisman for luck in traditional Chinese culture, and the goddess Guanyin is sometimes depicted holding a lingzhi sprig. Provenance: Howard Caplain Estate

Dates 19th century Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 1 3/4" x 1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1402723
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Rare Tibetan hand-painted lacquer altar cabinet. Original finish with patina. The front three panels depict three faces. The left face has red skin and green hair with eyes opened wide. The middle face is upside down with eyes coming out of its skull, representing the kapala or skull cup used in sacred Tibetan Buddhist ceremonies. The face on the right is called citipati, representing both the eternal dance of death as well as perfect awareness. Two of the panels are hinged and open to the sp...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1403170
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese indigo cotton fireman's coat, with sashiko stitching and freehand paste resist decoration (tsutsugaki) of a cherry blossom, overlapping rings and striations. The front of the coat has four kanji characters on the lapel, and the inside of the coat is resist dyed with geometric designs and a round central emblem.

Late Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 47" w x 37" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1405178
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
An antique Japanese six panel screen depicting a quiet pool with birds taking a rest amongst the grasses and flowers. Ink and light colors on paper. Silk boarder. Condition consistent with age.

Date: Taisho Period (early 20th Century, 1912-1926

Dimensions: 65” high X 148” wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1408437
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
An antique Chinese minature carved panel from boxwood of a pair of pheasants amongst a tree of cherry blossoms.

Date: Republic (1912-49) Dimensions: 5.5" long X 3.25" tall X 2.25 deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1417020
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Rare antique Indonesian textile that is a jataka of tales of Rama with forty-nine painted scenes with script on top of scenes, wondrous scenes of monstrous sea creatures and key scenes of life of Rama are depicted in charming traditionally painted scenes outlined in wood-like columns with black with blues, reds, khaki greens, on beige background. Made of fine cotton on stretched frame.

circa 1930s
provenance Lafayette estate
Size: 51 3/8" High x 42 5/8" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1423211
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Pair of finely detailed full size silver Japanese temple candlesticks. Embossed with wild flowers and scrolling vines. Blooming flowers are seen from the base, up the stem to the top. Gorgeous original patina consistent with age. Overall very good condition.

Edo Period C. Early 1800's

Dimensions: 9" wide X 25" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1425398
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Finely hand carved boxwood frog with baby okimono. A pair of frogs one larger sitting comfortable on the wooden (carved) country candle. A small baby frogs is seen dropping its head and touching its nose to the ground.
Frogs are seen to be lucky creatures that are link to things or people that return back to their original origin. Often the frog was described as a symbol of Spring or Summer.
Original finish with warm natural glow consistent with age. Overall excellent condi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426227
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Low rectangular Korean Inlaid table depicting a swirling 4-toed dragon with gold swirling inlaid whimsical clouds. Overall very good condition consistent with age. Brown lacquer over card wood body.
It was said that whoever could wield the yeouiju was blessed with the abilities of omnipotence and creation at will, and that only four-toed dragons (who had thumbs with which to hold the orbs) were both wise and powerful enough to wield these orbs, as opposed to the lesser, three-toed d...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1235949
Zentner Collection
$6,375.00
Chinese antique Jade sculpture of a scholar rock-like mountain with waves on the bottom and a bat flying over the rocks. The rock contains an inscription which generally reads "Along with similar joyous and pure things". Provadance Laurence Friedman Collection, Age: 19th century Size: length 5.5" width 1.3" height 4.15"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1243341
Zentner Collection
$6,350.00
Chinese blue and white pug face, open mouth molded porcelain on rosewood stand. Beautiful coloring with fine detail on both

Circa Early 19th Century

Dimensions: 3 1/2" High w/stand, 2 3/4" High X 5 1/4" Long X 2" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1191029
Zentner Collection
$6,250.00
Antique Chinese large lapis stone carved into a lidded bottle with highly raised dragon-like chimera, topped with a lid in the form of a hu-bird, beautiful lapis ranging from dark to light and mottled all over with areas of quartz, 19th century. Size: 7" high x 4" wide.