Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1194395
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$4,500.00
Chinese jade pair of horses with a monkey riding one the back of one of the horses. The imagery used on this Chinese carving can be derived from the noted legend of Journey to the West, where the monkey king is assigned by the Jade Emperor to oversee the heavenly stables, but does mischief in the end. Horses in East Asia represent swiftness and the monkey representing representing foolishness yet with the ability to learn its lesson. Age: 20th century. Size: height 4.25" width 5.5" length 6.5"
All Items : Artists : Prints : Pre 1980 item #1199328
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$4,500.00
Mayumi Oda. b. 1941 in Tokyo. "Chant of the Ocean Nautiles" and "Chant of the Ocean Conce" two complimenting artist proofs woodblock prints with gold and white ink printed in black paper. 17.5 x 25.5 inches and 29.25 x 42 inches with frame. No condition problems to note. According to her own biography Mayumi Oda is known to many as the ‘Matisse of Japan’, Mayumi Oda has done extensive work with female goddess imagery. From 1969 to the present, Mayumi has exhibited over 50 one-woman shows thr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1210677
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$4,500.00
A fine and interesting bronze sculpture of a lady selling fish. The figure is holding a basket of fish with a humorous looking octopus wanting to jump out of the basket. Often during the Meiji period, figures from daily life such as sellers of various produce and products were created for the Euro-American market where the charm and simplicity appealed to collectors. The base contains a cartouche seal of the artist, Seikoku. Age: Late Meiji- Taisho Period Size: length 9" width 8" height 19.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1900 item #1235869
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A scholar taste Chinese Jade ink stone. The stone is a nephrite jade in the form of a flat craggily gonshi stone. The use of the stone, which has inclusions would be used to hold colored ink or water. The reverse side is to grind ink stick. Often scholar objects reflect details from nature and would incorporate them in their study.

Provenance Laurence Friedman Collection purchased from Ex Fu Ming Fair Co. out of Pa, during the 1980's

Age: 19th century

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1249931
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Wonderful Indian bronze altar with the Hindu god Vishnu flanked by two female consorts, the three figures stand together on a raised platform with the four armed Vishnu in the center, a many headed naga (cobra snake) opens it's hood like an umbrella over Vishnu's head, a flat nimbus behind the figures depicts tendrils of water flowing from the mouths of two makara. Southern India. 19th century. Size: 11 1/2" high x 9 1/2" wide x 4" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1990 item #1255198
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$4,500.00
An antique Chinese Lingbi stone (scholar's rock or spirit stone) has a very distinct ring when it is struck. Scholar's rocks are appreciated for their unusual shapes, asymmetry, color and texture. Scholars refer to them as "bones of the earth". It is a carved blackish stone overhang with perforations. It set upon a contemporary Shuozhou style carved rosewood base with 4 rounded feet.

Date: 20th C

Dimensions:15.5" height, 8" width, 4.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1263586
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese bronze censor, with a hardwood lid with reticulated carvings of spirals in a plantlike form, topped with a nephrite jade finial of vibrant green, dark forest green, and white. The sides of the censor have spiral carvings with green, red, yellow, blue, white, and gold cloisonne serpents. The body of the censor sits atop three long legs, coming out of the mouths of beasts, and resting atop of a carved hardwood stand with pierced center designs. 19th century Size: Height 12 inche...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1302540
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese porcelain bowl of a thin form, with gilt rim and yellow enamel inner rim with peaches and lucky bats. The inside center has a red dragon with gilt accenting. The outer body of the bowl has two colorful powder blue and pink-red dragons flying over waters. The bottom of the bowl is marked Guangxu period (1875-1908). Very small loss on rim. Size: 2.5" height, 5.5" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1312199
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$4,500.00
Stunning solid keyaki Antique Japanese small ko tansu with two sliding doors main upper doors. Three drawers with hand forged iron locks. The original finish comes off as a rick medium - dark honey lacquer finish. Dramatic quartered sawn grain pattern seen thronghout the piece

Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Size: 24.5" height, 24" width, 12" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1318702
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$4,500.00
Extraordinary stunning Japanese robe of purple woven asa (hemp), with gold woven through in striations and bold gingko leaf design. The suou is the traditional kimono once worn during ceremonies by the samurai during the Muromachi period (1392-1573).
As styles of fashion evolved latter around the 17th century onwards, the suou became in important costume worn by the actors of the noh and kyogen theaters. Today the suou is still used in Noh and Kyogen, and with the Shrine maidens.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1321794
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese woven ikebana basket (flower arranging basket) with an hourglass figure, double jointed side handles, hardwood vase inside body. Size: 11" height, 12" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1322621
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$4,500.00
Chinese archaic pottery figure of a calling camel on a solid base, made from red clay. The statue has a great, incredibly detailed form. The inside body of the camel is hollow and within it you can see finger imprints from the original artist. In wonderful, original condition. Tang Dynasty dates from AD 618-907. Size: 22" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1920 item #1326908
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese large woven bamboo ikebana (flower arranging) basket. Beautifully assembled with stunning flowing lines.. Lined with metal containers used to hold water. Very unusual size with excellent condition. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 26" H x 16" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Devotional Objects : Pre 1920 item #1328610
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$4,500.00
A beautiful Japanese antique gilt copper Buddhist sutra box with allover impressions of peonies and other floral elements. Interior lined in gold flecked paper and gilt edges.

Edo Period 18th Century

Size: 14 1/4" x 11 1/16" x 7 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1332696
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$4,500.00
Incredible Japanese highly bronze figure of three playful puppies. One falling onto his back, another laying in the middle and the last one climbing over him. They are all very finely detailed. The artist's signature on the bottom of the middle puppy. Very well done with exquisite detail.

Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912).

Size: 6.5" L x3" W x 3.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1336605
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese porcelain teapot of a Wanli style with reticulated copper lid with remnants of gilt and silver in a floral cluster. Origianl reticulated design with stunning detail. Sides adorned with a dragon and a phoenix in cobalt blue, with red, green, yellow, and brown enamel, bare buff foot.
18 Century or possibly older. Size: 3" H x 4.5" L x 4" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1342774
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese framed painting of the mythological figure Zhong Kui, commander of 80,000 demons, vanquisher of evil spirits, and guardian of households. He appears to be controlling an unhappy looking green demon with a turtle shell, sometimes called Shui Gui. Two small bats fly just next to the calligraphy on the lefthand side, with red chop by the artist.

Circa 1800

Size: (entire frame) 24.5" L x 22" H (artwork only) 16.5" L x 13.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1347194
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
A Myochin iron forged Jizai Okimono articulated spiny lobster. Each iron plate is carefully reppouse hammered iron creating a natural realism representing the spiny lobster. The amount of fine detail that goes into this piece is equal to that of one of his most well known helmets. The lobster is fully splayed on a well mounted bronze stand.
All ten legs and long antenna and articulated with multiple joints on each leg. Exquisitely crafted, showing off a very high skill of the metal w...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1363646
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Original large antique Japanese jizai, used for suspending a kettle over a fire to boil water. Made of solid Keyaki (elm) wood, carved in a hooked style, and topped with an iron hook for hanging.

Edo Period

Dimensions: 17.5" x 5" x 20" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1388954
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Chinese rock crystal scholar's brush washer. Carved into the form of a large heavenly peach with twisting leaves and branches bearing smaller peaches. A small monkey is carved hanging onto the edge of the large peach, in a playful frog like pose. The reticulated carved brush washer rests on two small carved peaches as the feet.

Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1392919
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Japanese 2 panel folding byobu screen, pigment on paper painting of peonies in red, pink, and white with gold flecks. Two small white butterflies with black specked wings float nearby. Signed with red seal.

Dimensions: 70" W x 29 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394972
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An unusual Japanese Keyaki burl front bar tansu. The drawer faces are each labeled in Japanese kanji. The top "drawer" is actually a lift away panel. The middle two drawers are slightly recessed behind a vertical locking bar with ornate iron plates. The lowermost drawer face has a middle iron lock plate continuously below the locking bar. When the bar is removed, more kanji is written in sumi ink, possibly with the identity of the original owner. With iron kakute squared drawer pulls and iron ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1397776
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese kogo, or incense box, used in traditional tea ceremony. The box is squared in shape with the lid ornately done in maki-e gold and red lacquer chrysanthemums, resembling the front cover of a story book with the revealed inner "page" done in silver. The interior of the box and base are done in nashiji gold flake lacquer, sometimes called pear skin for resembling the texture of the Asian pear.

Edo period, late 18th century

Provenance: From TZ Shiota of San ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1910 item #1399354
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Persian hand-woven 100% wool runner carpet, originating from the large village of Malayer with natural dyes of rust red, indigo, light blue, rust brown, and beige hues. With repeating boteh medallions, four borders with scrolls and floral motifs.

Circa 1900

Dimensions: 3' 4" x 12' 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1399441
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Caucasian Talish Azeri runner carpet. The Talish carpet received its name from large region stretched along the Talish mountains, by the coast of the Caspian Sea. It is a well known carpet type. The middle field of carpets, which are known as Talish, happens to be of both simple and complicated composition. The central narrow indigo panel with motifs of flowers and medallions, bordered in scrolling vines and rosettes. All hand-woven 100% wool in colorful blue, red, yellow, and cream dye...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1400123
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
A stunning framed Indonesian tapis, known as a woman's ceremonial skirt. Hand-woven with striped and chevron pattern detail seen expanding of each consecutive row. Warp ikat, supplementary weft weave and embroidery with fine hand spun silk thread, along with gold thread and mica chip composition.

Late 19th / Early 20th century

Dimensions: 40" x 47 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1400920
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Rare Chinese two color rotating peking glass snuff bottle with a freely rotating mid section. The lid of the stopper has a red chimera finished over the original yellow peking glass. The foot flares out dramatically with a deep recess.

Early to Mid 19th century

Dimensions: 2" W x 3 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1401319
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
A large Chinese hand-embroidery with silk and gold thread and decorative beads. The upper panel of the tapestry depicts two birds perched on gold and silk thread branches and forbidden stitch detail flowers, with calligraphy inscription above and below the image, bordered by medallions of embroidered flowers and birds, with hanging tassels beneath.
The lower panel depicts a hawk perched over a grazing male and female deer bordered by medallions of flowers and various birds on an orange si...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401995
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Japanese solid Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood fune bako or ship safe box. The front of the box has heavy iron plating with the number one (ichi) within a circle, motifs of reishi mushrooms, pine trees and flowers with heavy lock plate. The box's interior hold two medium drawers over three small drawers, with squared and round iron pulls, and red lacquer fronts. Original finish.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" x 19" x 18"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1402674
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Antique Sino-Tibetan cloisonne enamel bronze container in the form of a kapala or skull cup. The lid has a four prong vajra finial, and is decorated with intricate enamel design of floral scrolls, lotuses, waves, and four points around the vajra finial. The container's interior is done in red enamel, and the base is done in white enamel with a red cranial fissure line to emulate a skull. With carved wooden base.

19th Century

Provenance: From the Ashby Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402717
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$4,500.00
Rare Antique Japanese Negoro red lacquer tiered stand. Five arched cabriole legs below the hand carved apron, the feet ending at a floral step base. Overall condition is very good and consistent with age.

Edo Period (circa mid 1800's)

Dimensions: 12" w x 14 3/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1403643
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Japanese two section mizuya (kitchen tansu for storage). Constructed of Hinoki (cypress) wood frame with Sugi (cedar) wood, original dark finish. The top section holds a compartment behind pair of sliding panels with Keyaki (zelkova) wood details, open work carving and wire for ventilation. Next to this is a larger compartment with sliding panels with vertical iron studded slats and Keyaki hardwood insert. Below are eight drawers of varying size, opened by iron pulls, with Keyaki burl front pane...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1404208
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$4,500.00
Unusual Thai architectural sculpture known as a chofa. These beast-like ornaments embellish temple and palace rooftops as a symbol of power and protection. Natural patina and remnants of red show antiquity. A photo is shown to demonstrate how a chofa would look while still in place on a temple roof. The temple shown is in Chiang Mai, the largest and most culturally rich city in Thailand.

Dimensions:15" X 10.5" x 8.5"

Date: 18th Century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1408512
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
A set of four antique Huanghuali wood Chinese bird feeders mounted on a stand.

Date: Republic Period (1910-1920)

Dimensions: stand is 10" long X 2.75" deep. Individual feeders are 2" high X 1.75" in diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1201706
Zentner Collection
$4,400.00
A Chinese Jade carving of a lady carrying a baby. The jade carving contains fine details of the hair, robes, and tassels the lady is wearing. Size: length 2.25" width 1" height 7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1240801
Zentner Collection
$4,400.00
Antique brush holder of steatite, or soapstone, with intricate carvings of a tree branch with flowers and a bird perched upon it. It has a smooth surface and a sturdy feel. 19th century Size: 4" tall, 2.5" wide at base