Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360741
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Chinese porcelain vase, of a stylized gourd shape, the neck fluted into a dramatic flared lip with foliate edges. Scenes of playing children in a famille rose glaze color palette and sculpted beast head "handles" at the vase's sides. The large lower portion of the vase body has an inscription with three red chops, tapering into a short flaring foot with slightly recessed base and red four character mark.

Republic Period

Dimensions : 4.75" x 4.75" x 9"H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361102
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Korean antique 2-panel screen painting depicting two tigers. The charming style of this original painting is indicative of traditional Korean folk tigers and yet, they of a finer quality. The artist paid close attention to detail including every hair of each tiger. Wide toothy mouths and round, wild eyes project a playful ferociousness. Painted in mineral colors and ink on paper. Each panel is signed by the artist.

Choson (Yi) Dynasty circa 19th century (newly remounted)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1367773
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Rare Japanese kakiemon ware porcelain jar. Of a tapered melon shape, with circular floral enso motifs of bamboo, blossoming cherry branches, hydrangea, kiri leaves. The Imperial dragon and phoenix paired to represent the emperor and empress. With overglaze green, red, and blue on white bisque ground. The domed lid topped with karakusa (octopus vine) and kiri leaf pattern.

19th century

Dimensions : 7.5" W x 10" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1368365
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Japanese six panel byobu (folding screen painting). Hand-painted with imagery of realistic swimming fish and flowers with gold flecks. Signed in stylized calligraphy with 2 red chops.

Late Meiji/Early Taisho Period

Dimensions: 109" L x 53.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368399
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1368703
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Korean painting on silk of peonies in tones of pink and bright red, blooming from an upwards reaching branch with leaves. Calligraphy with signature of Wou Dang Chang Ryu, a highly important and heroic figure in Korean art. With minor wear.

19th century

Dimensions: 26" x 57" H (entire panel) 22.25" x 43.5" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1368745
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
An antique hand-woven Mongolian rug, with scene of a white cat seated on a structure of rocks, its head pointed towards the sky in observation of a nearby butterfly, with branches of blue and red flowers against a red ground.

19th Century

Dimensions: 2'4" x 4'6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1371970
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese 2-section choba tansu (merchant's chest) from the Matsumoto region. Made with Keyaki (elm/zelkova) dramatic burl hardwood front panels. The upper section features a pair of sliding panels, with an open shelved compartment inside over two small drawers. One drawer has a slot above it to deposit money inside. There is also a secret hidden compartment, holding a small treasure box with kanji inscription. This style of chest is quite rare.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374164
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Japanese hirado ware porcelain figure of a puppy . The entire body is hand carved with realistic fur pattern, the body in white underglaze with the eyes left bare. The puppy's paws and toes are fully carved to the bottom of the piece, which is left bare from the white glaze. The bottom is pierced with an air hole from when it was originally fired in the kiln.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" x 5 1/2" x 5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1381004
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Chinese scroll weight in the form of a chimera. The mythical dragon-like creature semi-coils it's body. Made of gilt bronze. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)



Dimensions: 1 1/2" high x 2 3/4" long x 2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1386504
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
A pair of Chinese bamboo horseshoe chairs, of steam bent, tied, pegged and notched construction. The continuous horseshoe rail and arm rest has tied, cane split bamboo throughout the furniture. It is made to secure and create a decorative pattern. The open back slat frame has a geometric Shou pattern and a double happiness motif. The woven rattan seated is hard mounted on wood, front apron bent with four bamboo forming the square seat. The four bamboo legs of the chair are connected with a woode...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1389466
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
"Diary March 5th '79" is a photographic silk screen print of a child holding a blanket in one hand with her other hand in a sling on a light ground of traditional woodblock technique. This is one of a series of "Diary entry" prints the artist is most famous for in which he depicts photographed scene from daily life. Born in 1940, Tetsuya Noda is considered to be Japan's most important living print artist. He is a professor emeritus at Tokyo University of the Arts.

Dimensions: Frame...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1389472
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
"Diary June 3rd '78" is a photographic silk screen print of a child holding a blanket on a light ground of traditional woodblock technique. This is one of a series of "Diary entry" prints the artist is most famous for in which he depicts photographed scenes from daily life. Title, signature and date in pencil. Sealed with thumb print. Born in 1940, Tetsuya Noda is considered to be Japan's most important living print artist. He is a professor emeritus at Tokyo University of the Arts.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394968
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of keyaki (elm) wood burl with heavy iron hardware. The upper most portion of the chest has a large full width drawer above a compartment with sliding panels. The middle of the tansu has a horizontal row of three small drawers. The bottom portion of the tansu has a series of three drawers stacked in a vertical row and held in place with a locking bar. The lower right has a safe box with with two small interior drawers and an exterior drawe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1397346
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An incredibly large and heavy hand carved wood architectural piece, with high relief carved pair of dragons on either side of a central ball of light surrounded in sacred lingzhi clouds. Depicted is a pair of mystical dragon fish on either side, a traditional symbol in China of transformation and new beginnings. The carving floats on a custom steel plates and mounts.

18th century

Dimensions: 70" L x 7" D x 7" H (11 1/2" H on base)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1398548
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese 6-panel screen painting depicting a scene of grasses growing in misty water. They bend gently as the full moon hangs low in the sky. Delicate yellow blossoms lean over in the mist. Signed Shiokawa Bunren. Painted in light mineral colors on paper.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 68 1/4" high x 147" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401651
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese bronze sutra container of a pagoda form with very tall finial and calligraphy inscription. The bronze shows beautiful green patina inside and on the foot and the lid shows old corrosion. The burial of sutras in sutra mounds began in 1007 when Fujiwara no Michinaga had a gilt bronze sutra container inscribed upon its burial at the Kinpusen sutra mound in Yoshino. It is apparent that a variety of reasons lay behind the creation of these sutra mounds. Clearly these mounds wer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1198308
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Antique Japanese mizuya tansu (kitchen chest) in two sections: top section has two large compartments covered by sliding panels with beautiful keyaki (elm) wood burl framed in chestnut; the bottom compartment has a horizontal row of four drawers about waist height below which is another large compartment covered by sliding panels of split bamboo, sugi, and keyaki; along the very bottom is another horizontal row of four drawers; the right hand side of the bottom section has a compartment ope...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1900 item #1260213
Zentner Collection
$5,750.00
These extremely decorative pair of food containers are beautifully ornamented. A turquoise background, these cloisonne containers model a beautiful array of blue, yellow, and red shades of swirling chimera and flower design. Made of bronze, The containers have one compartment each. Lid opens at top. The "shou" symbol on lids represent longevity. Turn of the 19th century. Dimensions: Height 12 in. 13.5 in. Long 7.25 in. Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1328926
Zentner Collection
$5,750.00
Rare and unusual Antique Japanese Keyaki (elm) burl chose tansu. The pair of sliding doors has elegantly hand carved paneling with multiple storage shelving within. Bold pierced iron hardware decorating each drawer corner with kakute (square) handles and locks. Stunning original deep red finish complimenting the natural burl woodgrain. Excellent hardware and unusual design. Edo Period (circa 1840's). Size: 36" H x 35" L x 15"D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1338706
Zentner Collection
$5,750.00
Chinese pair of hardwood chairs with Dramatic marble graining inset into the back of each chair. Elegant scroll designs are used throughout the carving of the hardwood. Beautiful original dark hardwood finish in wonderful condition. Each chair is very heavy in weight.

Early Republic period circa 1920s

Size: 22" L x 18" W x 40"H each
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Famille Rose : Pre 1920 item #1345630
Zentner Collection
$5,750.00
Antique Chinese small porcelain lidded cup, etched with wave patterns, famille rose enamel heavenly scenes with an immortal riding a dragon, flying cranes, and a lotus.

Jiajing period (1521-1566)

Provenance: From the Josephus Beard estate, former president of IBM World Trade Corporation in Japan.

Size: 3" W x 3.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1294641
Zentner Collection
$5,700.00
Antique Japanese Keyaki (zelkova wood) Choba tansu (merchant chest). Solid Keyaki hardwood used on the top, sides, front and Frame. The front panels are made of a gorgeous, warm Keyaki burl wood in original finish. There are several round iron lock plates that are incised with kiri leave. The handles to the sliding doors are also incised with floral patterns. There is a side lockbox with beautiful decorative hardware that conceals three small drawers within. Original Condition with Original Key...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1211457
Zentner Collection
$5,650.00
Chinese Jade brush pot. Fairly light green jade with darker markings mixed throughout. Smooth clean look with nice proportions. Dimensions: 4 1/2'' High X 2 1/8'' Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1383995
Zentner Collection
$5,600.00
A Chinese rock crystal carving of a mythical beast called a Qilin. Resembling a fu dog, the creature is a chimera mixed with a lion, a deer, a dragon, and sometimes other animals. The Qilin is said to appear with the arrival and the passing of a sage or high ruler.

19th Century

Dimensions: 4" L x 1 3/4" W x 4 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387560
Zentner Collection
$5,600.00
A small Japanese bronze vase, finely cast with lotus blossoms in relief. The upper and lower body cast with bands of archaic scrolls. The side handles are dragon heads with hanging rings. The side is marked with artist's two character seal.

Dimensions: 2 3/4" W x 4 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1390739
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Chinese seal carved from amber. The top of the seal carved with pair of resting sheep, the 8th animal of the Chinese Zodiac. The base is carved with 3 character signature. When held up to the light, the color of the seal is reddish amber.

Dimensions: 1 5/8" x 1 5/8" x 1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1085143
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Antique Chinese scroll painting of 5 large carp swimming in pond with lotus and other water plants. Painted in ink and light colors on paper. Artist signature and seal by Li Fang Yin (1696–1755), known as one of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou. Inscription reads "Qianlong 8th Year, third month, Li, Fangying of Qingjiang". Size of painting: 49 1/4" high x 24 3/4" wide Size of scroll: 75 3/4" high x 31" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1092656
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Antique Japanese 2 section Soma isho tansu from the Northern Honshu area, beautiful keyaki (elm) wood on front, sugi (cryptomeria) wood frame, deep red translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware with incised warabite shaped drawer pulls and very large round chrysanthemum shaped lock plates, safe box in lower right hand corner with 2 small interior drawers, safe box has key, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 44" high x 45 1/2" wide x 18" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1141607
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Exquisite Rare Japanese cho-bako or account box made out of keyaki (zelkova Hardwood). The interior is made from kiri (paulownia) wood. Splendid Iron hardware including round locks and Original key. Wonderful Original finish and condition. Age: Edo period, circa 1840s. Size: Length: 17" Width: 12.25" Height: 13.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1193002
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Antique Chinese purple hued agate censor. The base and lid are carved with a scrolling foliate design on two oblong registers. The base has bird-like head handles with loose rings. The censor has scrolling foliate handles with loose rings. The top has simple vine like handles with loose rings. The lid is topped with a dragon. The agate has natural white and yellow/brown inclusions. It measures 15.5" tall, the base measures 8" tall, the top 7.75" tall.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1800 item #1193499
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Pair of Japanese Lacquered jubako or tiered box used for placing sweets inside. The box is decorated with motif of waves done in mother of pearl. The lid and the side of the boxes contain images of prunus done in hira-makie. The jubako was done in the Ryukyu Islands where the motifs contain influences from Japan, China, Korea, and Southeast Asia. Age: Mid-Edo Period (Circa 1700) Size: (per box) height 18.75" width 11.25" length 13.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1214198
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Pair of Chinese rosewood tiered stands form the late Qing/Republic period. Set with a floating panel on top with humpback supports further joined to two lower tiers. Dimensions: 29'' X 16 1/4'' X 12 1/2''
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1240038
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Chinese antique silk women's robe, embroidered with butterflies and flowers, with elaborate butterflies and fruit in forbidden stitch with gold thread details on a dark, blue silk ground, edged in black silk and lined in light blue silk, also with butterfly and flower woven pattern. Interior of sleeves can be folded back to reveal beautiful forbidden stitch embroidery of multicolored flowers and butterflies.

Early to Mid 19 century

Size: 41" tall x 52" across with sleeves...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1305497
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Japanese woodblock print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Ancient Sea", number 19/45 of the series. Signed in pencil. Pairs with another print titled "Ancient Sea Spider Conch". Largest Prints she has made. Size: 38.5" height, 25.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1305499
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Japanese woodblock print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Ancient Sea Spider Conch", number 19/45 in its series. Signed in pencil. Pairs with another print titled "Ancient Sea" Largest prints she has made. Size: 38.5" height, 25.5" width