Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
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
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$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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1344269
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese fireman's helmet, or kaji kabuki. Made from iron and copper plated, with red lacquer front bill incised with smoke clouds. Beautiful lotus shaped finial details the top of the helmet. Round kanji emblems on its sides. Iron display stand is also included. Original finish and condition. Comes with custom Iron Stand for safe proper display.

Edo period (1615-1868)

Size: 12" W x 13.5" D x 7" H (on stand) 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1344374
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Very fine Chinese antique belt hook carved in the shape of a knot with a butterfly on either end, made of beautiful mottled jade ranging from white to grey to bright blue/green, a silver fitting on the back was added later to convert this clothing hook to a pin or broach.

19th century

Size: 4" long x 2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1910 item #1346613
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese 4 panel screen with rooster and hen. This unusual screen has gold lacquered open lattice work backed with the original sheer white silk. A beautiful scene of a blossoming plum tree, yellow daisies and chickens makes up the carved and painted foreground. The bottom portion of each panel is pierced carved and painted with scenes of rocks and cymbidium orchids.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Size: 42" high x 60" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1365778
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese pair of abumi (samurai stirrups for horse riding). Made of iron and lacquered black with red lacquer foot. Each abumi is decorated with designs of kiri blossoms in gold lacquer. The buckle of each stirrup has an intricate pierced design and mon in gold lacquer. (Mounted on matching stands made of metal with wooden bases.)

Edo Period (early 1800's)

Dimensions: 16 3/4" high (10 3/4" high without stand) x 12" long x 5 1/2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395121
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Hand-forged iron Jizai Okimono articulated spiny lobster. Each iron plate is carefully repousse hammered, creating a natural realism. The lobster is fully splayed on steel plates and armature wire. 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 worker. With artist signature underneath the lobster.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 13" x 7" x 5" (8 1/2" on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401843
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Circular jingasa with a gradual domed top. The composition is of bamboo, paper, layers of lacquer work with intricate shell inlay. The jingasa is decorated to the edge of three gilt lacquer circular crests (mon) The interior is finished in red with its original cotton gear straps and cushion. Mounted for presentation on steel plates.

The samurai class in feudal Japan, as well as their retainers and footsoldiers (ashigaru), used several types of jingasa made from iron, copper, wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1412459
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Antique Japanese kannon biraki isho tansu (chest on chest with hinged doors for storing clothing). Made with all keyaki (elm) wood on the front. Sugi (cryptomeria) wood on the sides and top. The top portion of the tansu has hinged doors which open to reveal two large drawers. The bottom section has two large exterior drawers and a safe box with a hinged door in the lower right hand side. Inside the safe box are three small drawers. Extensive iron hardware includes cross bracing and hinges ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1417230
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
A mid century Chinese Buffet or Console Chest or cabinet made entirely of Chinese Hauli wood. Two double hinged doors open to a spacious storage area that includes 2 shallow drawers and 2 large compartments. Four side by side drawers along the top gives additional storage to this piece. Hand made bronze fittings and floating panels on all sides. For function and versatility, it would also work well as an entertainment center.

Provenance: Berkeley Hills, California estate.

Age: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1417826
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
An antique Japanese Matsumoto Kimono Tansu made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. All original hand made iron fittings including stylized Mokko handles with unusual front drawer corner decorative plates. Each side has its main swivel carrying handles where a bamboo pole slipped through and two attendants on each side would easily transport this chest. The two lower hand handles would be used to position and place the tansu. Two small drawers hide behind the hinged door.

Age: Meiji...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1492 item #1422713
Zentner Collection
$3,700.00
Tokoname jars were made by piling coils of clay, smoothing the interior and exterior surfaces, and allowing the clay to dry before adding another section. The wide rim and mouth were then formed on a potter’s wheel and added to the top of the jar. The small base allowed the vessel to stand safely on a narrow step on the steep slope of a rising kiln floor; such kilns were built into the side of a hill and used wood for firing. The natural ash glazes took about a week to ten days to form and cre...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360150
Zentner Collection
$3,675.00
A Beautiful unusual Japanese display cha dana tansu, with 3 sets of sliding Keyaki burl front panels with copper handle pulls, 11 drawers with iron warabite handles, and an open compartment with shelves for the display of tea ceremony articles. This piece features a secret compartment hidden underneath one of the top panels.

Meiji period (1868-1912) 19th century.

Size: 69.25" L x 14.5" D x 36" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #970503
Zentner Collection
$3,650.00
Beautiful Japanese antique storage tansu with locking bar, made with all keyaki (elm) wood front and frame, iron hardware, top portion has three drawers covered by a vertical locking bar, bottom portion has sliding panels with horizontal slats, bottom right side opens to reveal two small interior drawers, deep red translucent lacquer finish, Edo Period. Size: 41" high x 38" wide x 19 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1192066
Zentner Collection
$3,650.00
Japanese antique highly intricate carved boxwood okimono depicting an elephant with a group of seven children in Chinese dress, extraordinary detail, signed, Meiji Period. Size: 2" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1376673
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$3,650.00
Antique Tibetan silver statue of the Tibetan Vajra Buddhist fierce deity Mahakala. He stands on top of two bodies atop a lotus pedestal, wielding two important symbols of Tibetan Buddhism: A dorje and a bell. He wears the skin of a tiger around his waist, a crown of five skulls to represent the Five Poisons- anger, desire, ignorance, jealousy, and pride- transformed into Five Wisdoms. A snake wraps itself around Mahakala's neck and arms. The copper base of the lotus pedestal is embossed with a f...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1322409
Zentner Collection
$3,625.00
Original Early Meiji period Japanese abumi. These stirrups are made for riding horses brought to Japan. They are forged out of iron with stunning original silver inlay with designs of flowers. Great natural patina. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Size: 10" H x 12" L x 5.25" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #569102
Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Gorgeous and dramatic antique Japanese Satsuma ware lidded container, stands on 3 legs, decorated with three lively fu-dogs, body is decorated with designs of noblemen on one side and children playing on the other, minor repair to one leg, Meiji Period (c. 1880's). Size: 17 1/2" high x 13" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1800 item #772270
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$3,600.00
Burmese 18th/19th century marble Amida Buddha with his hands forming the gesture of "welcoming to paradise" which signifies Amida's descent from heaven to great the souls of devotees (Vitarka Mudra). Beautiful details to the face and robes. Size: H 25" x L 18" x D 10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1800 item #1091059
Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Antique Japanese 17century Gigaku mask from the early Edo period. Carved from wood and painted with black, red and other colors. Loses of pigment throughout. It would have been used a temple play.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1193597
Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Antique kazak style middle rug made from wool, hand knotted. Typical kazak style colors of red, blue and yellow with accents of green and other colors. The central medallion is blue and flanked by scrolling yellow vines outlined in pale green. Dates from late 20th century. It measures 10'11" by 7'7".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1900 item #1299819
Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Beautiful Chinese antique celadon glazed bowl. The body of the bowl is shaped into six wide lobes and glazed an olive-green with a very fine crackle. The interior is decorated with a delicate raised scrolling lotus stem. A lotus blossom or leaf adorns each interior lobe of the bowl. An incised line circles the outside rim. Song Dynasty. Size: 7 3/8" wide diameter x 2 1/2" high