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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1837 VR item #1371476
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$3,500.00
Tall, rectangular arrow case completely covered with mother of pearl (Raden) inlay. The apex lid has the gilt "Mitsudome" symbol commonly associated with Hachiman, the Shinto god of war. The case is in good form with a beaded edge for a secure fitting. It is kept together by silk cord by means of tying the knot. Mounted on steel stand.

Late Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 5.5" x 4" x 27" H (41" H w/ stand)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1372354
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Large Japanese framed print by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), signed in pencil, number 30/99 in its series, dated 1974. Scene of a silvery tree covered in snow with metallic silver on mint green ground.

Dimensions: 29" x 29.5" H (entire frame) , 22.25" x 23" H (print only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1373659
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Whimsical rendering of a high relief horse (uma) tied to a pine trunk. The horse is completely harnessed with its kura and abumi fittings. The finish is untouched showing signs of age and patina.

19th Century Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 19 7/8" x 15 1/2" x 1 3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1377589
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
A Tibetan bronze ceremonial bell, with a gilt vajra shaped handled, finely cast with the image of a bodhisattva's head, the top of the bell with low-relief Sanskrit characters on lotus petals, small vajra pattern along the fluted edges of the bell, and an inner lotus petal design with signature inside the bell where the clapper hangs.

19th Century Tibet

Dimensions: 3 3/4" x 7 1/4" H
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Contemporary item #1386454
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Hardwood stand made of white nara. Dramatic white rind with natural finished top.

Contemporary

Dimensions: 19 3/4" high x 24" wide
All Items : Fine Art : Prints : Lithographs : Pre 1990 item #1386870
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Japanese lithograph print by Toko Shinoda (born 1913) entitled "Arrived Wind". Signed in pencil. Undated. Edition number 27 of 35. Frame: 33" high x 27" wide Inside archival mat: 23 1/2" high x 17 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1387647
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Chinese Han Dynasty belt hook. Made of gilt bronze with chimera motif in stippling technique. Arching form with the "hook" portion in the form of a chimera head.

Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D. 220)

Dimensions: 5 3/8" long x 1 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1387690
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Vitex parviflora is a species of plant in the Verbenaceae family, known as smallflower chastetree, or Molave tree. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The Molave has a natural golden tone that is indicative of the tree.

Dimensions: 17" x 14" x 36" H
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1388171
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$3,500.00
Wonderful medium-sized crater bowl, thinly potted of black clay and with glossy black glaze pitted with craters for volcanic moon-like effect, Signed Lovera; Jamese Lovera (American, 1920-2015) modernist potter. Teacher at San Jose State University. James Lovera exhibited at the Crocker Museum in Sacramento in 2006: "Craters of Fire: Ceramics by James Lovera". With original inventory tag.

Age: c. 1990s.

Size: 8.5" Diameter x 5.25" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394227
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Japanese set of 12 flathead piercing tip arrows. Polished, forged steel tips. Mounted on a circular presentation base. Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords. There are many different kinds of arrowhead and they all have their own special name. Togari-ya is a simple pointed design.

Edo p. (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 7" x 2 1/2" x 13" H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1398225
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$3,500.00
A small Chinese eggshell thin ceramic bowl with celadon green underglaze. The center of the bowl is incised with floral motifs and scrolls, and the outer edges are scored with ridged lines. The body tapers to a small, slightly recessed foot with the edges exposed without glaze. Longquan celadon 15th century.

Dimensions: 5" x 5" x 2 1/8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1398660
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$3,500.00
Chinese snuff bottle carved from turquoise mottled with natural dark brown veining. The front is carved in relief with a cat staring intently upwards at a nearby flying insect, surrounded by flora. The reverse is carved in relief with a bird perched on a flowering tree branch. The turquoise lidded stopper carved with lingzhi mushroom motif.

19th/20th century

Dimensions: 2" W x 1" D x 2 7/8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1400231
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Chinese pair of monochrome porcelain vases with a speckled raspberry glaze. They are of an elegant, elongated tapering form, the bases of each vase marked with Hongxian red seal. In the year 1916, Yuan Shikai attempted to reinstate monarchy by naming himself the Emperor of China after the Qing Dynasty was overthrown in 1911. Due to extreme backlash, his reign lasted for less than 100 days, ending on March 1916.

Dimensions: 3 1/4" w x 8 3/4" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Stoneware : Pre 1900 item #1400867
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$3,500.00
Antique Chinese pair of fu-dog (or fu-lions) hand made of Shiwan stonewear ceramic. Shiwan ware (Chinese: 石灣窯; pinyin: Shíwān yáo; Cantonese Jyutping: is Chinese pottery from kilns located in the Shiwanzhen Subdistrict of the provincial city of Foshan, near Guangzhou, Guangdong. It forms part of a larger group of wares from the coastal region known collectively as "Canton stonewares".
The area has been producing pottery since the Neolithic, and over 100 kiln-sites have now b...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1401929
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$3,500.00
Chinese eggshell thin porcelain qingbai dish. The well is incised with swirling motifs of floral scrolls and score marks, while the underside is formed as a lotus blossom with many petals.

Dates from Song Dynasty c1100AD Dimensions: 8 1/4" x 2 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1402596
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$3,500.00
Bronze Buddha from Sino Tibetan tradition. Wonderful details on the robe with inscription on back. Buddha sits on a wooden stand. Provenance: From the William Ashby Estate.

Dates Early to Mid 19th century

Dimensions: 5"(without stand) X 3.25" X 2.25" (6" with Stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1403587
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique Chinese framed hand-woven Kesi panel, made from silk with gold thread, depicting a scene of court women, attending to the central figure by offering her tea, a lotus, and other accoutrements. The surrounding area has large scholar rocks and plants with ruyi motifs, a platform with a picture of waves hung against the wall. The front and backside may be viewed through the framing, which has edges carved like bamboo with gold finish.

Dates from Republic Period c1910 Dime...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1404289
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique Kraak ware charger from the 17th Century. Classic blue and white porcelain with a center image of 4 birds amidst flowers. The traditional 8 panels are divided by 8 identical images of nature and intersected with images of jars, banana leaves and cherry blossoms. The underside has whimsical circular lines and images of clouds. Kraakware was among the first Chinese export wares to arrive in Europe in mass quantities, and was frequently featured in Dutch Golden Age paintings of still life ...