Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1492 item #1405092
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
A beautiful antique Annamese Vietnamese jar with a clear ivory glaze. On the shoulder are 4 applied rosettes between 2 raised lines. Vertical lines extend from the rosettes to the unglazed base. The jar has a short neck and rolled rim. Some imperfections. Annamese refers to Vietnamese porcelain, since Annam was the name of the southernmost province of China after the Tang dynasty. The name is the Vietnamese form of the Chinese name "the Pacified South". In modern time, Annam was a French protect...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1411201
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Japanese lacquer Inro with images of persimmons on a gold flecked background. The Inro has five compartments, a boxwood netsuke carved in the shape of a persimmon and a metal ojime incised with floral and geometric designs. The inside compartments are covered with dense nashiji lacquer (fine gold flecks). Exceptional.

Date: early Meiji (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3.75" X 2.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1411385
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Japanese Mizuya (kitchen) Tansu single section made of keyaki wood. The top section has four sliding panels. The mid section has 5 medium sized drawers. The lower section has two large sliding panels. Adjacent to the panels is a small drawer and hinged door with a large compartment.

Date: early Meiji (19th Century)

Dimensions: 67" tall X 76" wide X 21" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1413192
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese Choba Tansu (Merchant Chest) constructed of Keyaki (Elm), Hinoki (Cypress) and Kirinoki (Paulownia) woods. Horizontal slates on the sliding doors and sides of the chest make up the traditional design of this piece. It features side pull-up handles, Kakute drawer pulls and rectangular locking plates. Originally used by a shop owner, this chest was typically positioned in a prominent location of the store to showcase the success and longevity of the business. The tansu comes fr...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1700 item #1414079
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Indian Himalayan Copper Yoni Lingam ceremonial vessel for Holy water, Dates from the 17th - 18th century. Forged from hand hammered copper, a tier-shaped vessel with a navel on the interior. Placed on stand, the vessel has a dramatic sculptural presence with a patina showing its use and age. The Yoni (vulva) is the symbol of the Hindu God Shakti.

Dates 17th-18th Century

Size H 16" x W 8" x D 2.5" without base
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1414663
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Chinese wedding wine table made entirely of Nan-mu wood. Featuring the Ming dynasty style double interlocking rings of marriage surrounding the sides of the table. Supported on the underside by inner humpback stretchers. Clear lacquer finish was used to showcase the beautiful grain of the wood while the legs and sides were carved to look like bamboo.

This is an elegant functional piece that would work well in a contemporary setting as a very nice side table.

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1800 item #1420506
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Tibetan Thangka of the blue Tara, Ekajati, a meditative deity expressing female energy of compassion, kindness, and the light of the god source, holding a Vajra and a Ghanta, surrounded by 100 secondary Bodhisattva and other religious figures, beautifully rendered.

East SF Bay Collection
Dates 18th/19th century
Size H 41" x W 32"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1421928
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant's chest) made of Keyaki Burl (Zelkova) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. The sides of the chest feature horizontal cross ribs for added strength and durability. Constructed using mortise & tenon, through mortise & tenon, and double through mortise & tenon joinery. Use of hardened wood nails. The sliding doors open to an expansive storage space that was used to keep store records and books.

Age: Late Meiji-Taisho Era (1900-1920)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1422766
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese natural burl wood low stand or pedestal. Stunning original warm lacquer lighter tones with darker touches of brown and black. Shapely form as the burl sways right then drifts upward and to the left as it flattens out onto a perfect surface.
Would make for an excellent side table for a contemporary home.

Edo Period C. 19th Century

18" x 13" x 22 1/2" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1425176
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Well modeled figure of Bodhidharma in stoneware with a whitish celadon glazed body. Depicted as an itinerant monk with hat and walking staff, with large earrings and beaded necklace and flowing robe. Unglazed base with brownish-grey color to clay body. Very good condition.

Size: 9" high

Age: late 19th century, Ching Dynasty
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1427258
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese pair of paintings depicting two dragons in a dense mist. Gold flashes light up the clouds. Symbolizing the ultimate yang, or masculine energy, the dragon is the controller of both winds and water. Painted in sumi and gold ink on silk and signed by the artist. Both panels are loose (unmounted). Dates from 1834 or later by painter KanĊ Seisen'in Osanobu (1796-1846) Some biographical information here: https://www.britishmuseum.org/collection/term/BIOG4764 Here he's...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1700 item #1427319
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Tibetan wooden sutra cover, carved with 58 seated bodhisattvas on the front, gilded and painted with details. The interior side of the cover is lacquered red and painted with 64 seated bodhisattvas. Each figure is seated and with different mudras. The left side edge of the cover, is deeply carved with the head of a guardian demon flanked by scrolling vines. With metal stand.

Age: 16th-17th century

Dimensions: 9 1/2" high x 28 3/8" long x 1" thick (13" high on stan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Stoneware : Pre 1910 item #1428610
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese Satsuma pottery group of three fu-dogs wrestling. Each of the three seems to be attacking another in this playful scene. A medium sized fu-dog lays with it's back on the ground, fending off the largest of the group who, in turn, has a smaller fu-dog biting his ear. The overall modeling gives off a feeling of whimsical turmoil and one can almost hear the playful snarls as they bite at each other's ears and toes. Details like ringlets of fur are painted on with gold, red and bl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #908246
Zentner Collection
$3,850.00
Antique Japanese Sakata Funa Tansu (safe chest), made of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood with reddish orange translucent Urushi lacquer finish, single locking panel can be removed to reveal 5 interior drawers of different sizes, iron hardware including bamboo shaped exterior lock and Chrysanthemum shaped interior lock, bronze interior drawer pulls, Sakata area, late Edo Period (c. 1850). Size: 13" high x 21 1/2" wide x 14 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376090
Zentner Collection
$3,850.00
A Japanese single section Sendai tansu, constructed of Keyaki (elm) front panels and Sugi (cedar) sides, with original light finish and black lacquered frame. The drawers of this chest have large, decorative, hand-forged iron lock plates with floral motifs and mokko (melon) handles. The side of the chest has a safe door with 3 small Keyaki burl front drawers inside.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 46 3/4" x 19 1/4" x 35" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1376909
Zentner Collection
$3,800.00
Antique Chinese ink stone in the form of a lotus leaf with a small crab. The underside is signed with calligraphy inscription. With a hard stone inlay hardwood storage box.

Dimensions: 8" x 9" x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #858700
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
Antique Japanese pair of scroll paintings, one with tiger in pine tree the other with dragon in clouds, painted in sumi ink on silk, late Edo Period Period, signed San'an Yamanobe Eisho with two seals. Size of each scroll: 74 1/2" high x 22 1/2" wide Size of each artwork: 38 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #862144
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese Funa Tansu (merchant's ship safe chest), made of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood with beautiful original translucent lacquer finish with deep patina, heavy iron hardware including bracing on front with Kiri mon, interior with 5 small Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood drawers, Edo Period (c1850), on custom made metal stand. Size: 22 3/4" high (15" high without stand) x 13 1/4" wide x 17" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #888857
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Wonderful and rare Japanese antique small kiri (paulownia) wood choba tansu (merchant's chest), made all of thick kiri wood with unusually heavy iron work, sliding panels have horizontal slats that are reinforced with iron bracing, behind sliding panels is a compartment with an open shelf and two small kiri drawers each with heavy iron lock, every drawer has iron lock and square shaped drawer pull, a dramatic piece!, Edo Period (early 19th century). Size: 24 3/4" high x 25" wide x 16" de...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1135244
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Splendid Chinese lacquered stand with inlaid views of scholarly figures within a view of a pavilion. Two legged stand with mosaic-like inlay done with maroon colored lacquer. Bottom section has linen cloth covering used for the base for lacquered pieces. Age: 19th century. Size: Length: 13.75" Width: 9.25" Height: 16.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1201720
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
A sculpted Chinese hardwood box with auspicious motifs decorated on the lid of the box. The lid contains motifs of butterflies and a central medallion with peonies and a stylized form of the Chinese character for longevity. Age: 20th century. Size: height 3" width 6.75" length 10.75"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1226057
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
A Chinese hanging scroll depicting a pair of golden pheasant like birds flying above a group of flowers including peonies and orchids. The work contains the signature of Yu Xing. The work was done possibly around the mid 20th century or later. Age: 20th century Size: 78" long 28" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1227253
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
An antique Japanese cosmetic box decorated with a tataki-nuri style black background with makie of vines and gourd and folding fans on the exterior. The interior is decorated in nashiji with a still life of a flower arrangement set in a basket with a rabbit and autumn grass for the inner tray. The vibrant colors and designs are often seen in lacquer works from the Edo and Meiji periods. Age: Meiji Period c1880 Size: length 9.5" width 7.75" height 6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1241104
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Snuff bottle made of beautiful white Peking Glass. This bottle has carvings on both sides of a face, most likely a protective deity. The bottle stopper is carved green agate in the shape of a ram-like creature with a single curved horn, its entire body coiled around itself. The carvings on this bottle are very detailed and beautiful. 19th 20th century Size: 2.25" tall, 1.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1244383
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Clear small glass snuff bottle with light pink quartz topper, brick red paint around rim, base, and sides with etched dragon handle, intricate inside hand-paintings of black and orange koi on one side and beautiful, mountainous scenery on the other side. 19th century Size: 1.85" height, 1.25" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1246003
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Chinese Blue and White Tea Caddy from the 18th/19th century. Beautiful painting of large tea house in the mountains, animals walking through a field, stone bridge over a flowing river set along in a detailed landscape. Seal Mark Xuande Dimensions: 11 1/2" High (on stand) 8 3/4" (no Stand) X 6 1/2" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1260128
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Pair of beautiful iron Abumi (horse riding stirrups). Gorgeous imprinted geometrical flower design all over iron, contrasted with red lacquered foot areas, from Edo period (18th century) . The black may be Shakudo, copper and gold. Dimensions: Height: 10in X 10in wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1263321
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Elegant two tiered Chinese Rosewood stand, hand carved with inlaid marble top. Hardwood is hand carved with flower images encircling the marble top. Leaves and vine carvings down each of the sides. The Legs of table have dragon like faces at top leading down to claw feet. Wonderful condition with radiant original finish, Circa 1900 Dimensions: 32" High X 21 1/2" Wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1267892
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Chinese biyanhu porcelain snuff bottle with nine playing lions. Molded soft past porcelain with reticulated designs with rose quarts stopper. animals playfully playing with the xiu qiu balls over a background of swirling ribbons. Marked on bottom.

19th Century

Size: 2.75" height, 2.25" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1268711
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Unique and charming bronze chinese senser with Wood Lid and Stand. Hard wood is hand carved, bronze has detail of flower and lilly pad. Sides of senser has protruding heads of mythical creatures as handles. Gorgeous detail all through out this piece. 19th Century From Philip Cardero's collection in Pebble beach Dimensions: 7.5" Tall, 5.5" Wide, 3" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1313763
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Chinese Han Dynasty (206 B.C.- A.D. 220) belt hook. Made of bronze and gilded over entire surface. This belt hook has two Taotie masks, one on either side. The end of the hook itself is shaped in the form of a tiny chimera. Comes with stand.

Size of belt hook: 5 7/8" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1315208
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00

Sale Price $2950

Antique Japanese two section isho tansu from the Sakata region, made with gorgeous Keyaki (elm) wood in original reddish brown finish. Each drawer has an iron lock incised like a flower over crossing leaves. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Wonderful original condition. Size: 44" height, 35 width, 16.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1322989
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Chinese Jumu (elm wood) Long altar table, with beautiful red original finish, carved with pierced spiral panels, nicely detailed leg panels. Beautiful condition with original finish.. 18th century. Size: 38.5" H x 97" L x 13.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1323451
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese unusual tansu made from a very attractive Keyaki (elm wood) burl coated in original lacquer finish. It has drawers of varying sizes, with warabite shaped iron handles, the top and bottom drawers have decorative iron lock plating incised with a floral design, safebox in bottom corner with original key. Unusual size with stunning original finish and exquisite iron work. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 34.5" H x 29" L x 17" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1335404
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Chinese tomb pottery clay figure of a billy goat, carefully hand-sculpted with lifelike characteristics, perky ears, a pleased expression on his face. He is extremely well preserved, with traces of earth and old pigment. Dated from the Han Dynasty (206 BC - AD 220) Size: 11" H x 14.5" L x 5" D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1342315
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
A beautiful Chinese unmounted scroll painting of a pair of beautiful women seated under pine trees. One of the women is playing an instrument called a guzheng. Signature and chop of Jingzhe Cui (born 1980).

Size: (entire scroll) 56.5" H x 29.5" W (painting only) 46" H x 24.5" W