Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1388171
Zentner Collection
$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
Zentner Collection
$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
Zentner Collection
$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
Zentner Collection
$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
Zentner Collection
$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
Zentner Collection
$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
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$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 ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1910 item #1404547
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Chinese monochrome golden yellow Peking Glass brush washer with relief carvings of a repetitive petal design. The bottom is marked by a four character cartouche.

Dimensions: 5"diameter X 3"

Date: Circa early 1900's
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1930 item #1206672
Zentner Collection
$3,450.00
Chinese gourd shaped vase done in Peking glass with silver wire and fittings covering the vase. The silver fittings contain auspicious motifs such as the character longevity and goldfish. Seated Kwan yins are also adorning the vase. The bottom contain two chop marks, one says wenyin and another reading tianzhu Age:19th/ 20th century - height 6.5" diameter 3.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1399166
Zentner Collection
$3,450.00
Antique Persian hand-woven 100% wool runner carpet, originating from the large village of Malayer with natural dyes of deep red, indigo, rust brown, and beige hues. With repeating boteh medallions, double-bordered with scrolls and floral motifs.

Circa 1900

Dimensions: 2' 10" x 8' 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1328549
Zentner Collection
$3,400.00
Beautiful Chinese antique display shelf made of Solid Jichi-mu wood (very heavy). The chest has three large display shelves, and two small drawers just under the top display area. The drawers are carved with scrolling mist and chimera and outfitted with brass pulls. Very nicely detailed. Each display area is enclosed on three sides with a low carved lattice work. Early 20th Century Size: 69 1/2" high x 35" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1329603
Zentner Collection
$3,400.00
Antique Chinese agate pendant hand carved into a leaf with lightly serrated edges. A small insect is carved into a small area of orange agate with delicately carved legs. Early 19th century. Mounted on a sterling silver chain. Size: 1.25" L, pendant hangs 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1373600
Zentner Collection
$3,375.00
Japanese munitions strong box constructed of Hinoki wood, with hand forged iron banding and with hard mounts. Original finish and condition.

Early 19th Century (Edo Period)

16 1/8" x 6 1/2" x 5 3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1296453
Zentner Collection
$3,350.00
Antique Japanese two-section Mastumoto tansu, made from sugi (cedar) wood with mokko (melon) handles mounted on elaborate handle backplates typical to the region, large round center lock plates with incised kiri leaf mon, or family crests. It has the original red lacquer finish and is extremely shiny. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 42.5" height, 34" width, 16.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1090225
Zentner Collection
$3,300.00
Japanese antique keyaki choba tansu from Fukushima prefecture Japan. Use as an accountant's chest. Beautiful lacquered elmwood burl with a translucent re-finish. Square locks an iron handles in excellent condition. Meiji Period, (1868-1912), circa 1880's. Size: 16" deep x 34.5" wide x 35" high