Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1385293
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
A contemplative and artistic rendering of a lotus leaf bowl with deteriorated edges. The lotus is a symbol of purity, beauty and a metaphor in teaching Buddhism. The lotus bowl has a small frog sitting on the leaf's edge with outstretched leg. The underside of the leaf bowl has 3 characters of the artist's signature.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 9" x 8 1/2" x 1 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1388516
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Japanese inro with a large standing bull, frontally positioned with head lowered and looking ahead at the viewer. From the ring in his nose is a rope leading off to the side. The reverse image is a scene, entirely in gold lacquer, of rolling hills and pine saplings in the foreground. The inro opens to reveal a compartment lacquered red on the inside with a small removable inset tray.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 2 3/8" high x 3" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402983
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Japanese porcelain Kakiemon dish, of a lotus form with lobed petals and scalloped edges, with an enamel image of a blue dragon in the center of the well, its body coiled and playing with a ball of fire. The dish stands on a wide, short foot outlined in red enamel.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 9 1/2" w x 2 1/8" h
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1930 item #1404245
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
A delicate antique Chinese Tea Box with exquisitely decorated gilt relief. It has a pewter box lining with a glass knob. The lacquer shows images of a pavillion setting with trees and a border of flowers. The pewter box has a primitive etching of scholars with rocks and grasses. The interior top is lacquer with two gold fronds.

Date: 18th Century

Dimensions: 11"X 6" X 7.5"
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 #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 Kanō 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 1910 item #1429583
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Japanese large 2 section Todana Tansu made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods that comes from the Tohoku region of Japan. Hand carved beaded wood work to the front and frame with through mortise and tenon Japanese joinery in its construction. Floating wood panels within the frames of the doors and sections used to prevent cracks from forming. All original bronze hardware with hand carved Ebony sliding door handles.

Similar in function to the Mizuya Tansu (kitche...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1430667
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Prayer Rug in geometric designs Fachralo design, Azeri area Red-green handknotted wool carpet. Good condition.

Age: circa 1900
Size: 4.2 x 6.2