Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1401918
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Chinese jade boulder, carved with al old scholar and child in front of a viewing pavilion under a pine tree, the central openwork carvings a pale jade green with a deep russet exterior color.

Provenance: from a Beverly Hills, CA estate

Dates c1920 Dimensions: 6" x 5 1/2" x 2 3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1401930
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Chinese Celadon Qingbai dish, with foliate edges and petal form walls framing the well. The center well is incised with a blossoming flower motif. The foot is slightly recessed and left unglazed in the center.

Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) Dimensions: 5.5" x 1 1/8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1402064
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Cambodian ceramic bottle vase with lug handles and fluted mouth. The brown crackle glaze covers most of the body but stops above the flattened foot.

Dating from Kmer14th-16th century

Dimensions: 5" W x 9 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1700 item #1402600
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Ancient Indian Jain religious shrine, the central Jina surrounded by multiple celestial nymphs with two elephants at the top on either side of the canopy. This brass with inlaid silver sculpture has ancient Devanagari script over the entire back. The Jinas eyes and central chest are silver inlaid. Rubbed and some losses.

Dated 1661 (17th Century)

Dimensions: 5.5"X 3.75" X 2.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1402848
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Japanese apothecary tansu made with Kiri (Paulownia) wood in original red lacquer finish, with an iron carrying handle on its top for transportation. The chest holds 35 deep drawers with small ring pulls, each drawer bears an interior calligraphy inscription in sumi ink to indicate which medicine belongs in which drawer. The 36th drawer is the largest at the bottom of the chest with the same larger handle as the top of the chest.
Original finish in great condition

late Edo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1403486
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A large round Ottoman Empire hammered copper tray with verdigris patina throughout. The Qajar-themed artwork depicts various men, women, and animals. Figures are shown playing music, some on horseback in battle skirmishes or hunting with their swords, bows and arrows, and spears. The figures are shown in a repeating pattern against a floral scroll ground. The tray sits on a folding hardwood stand to be used as a side table.

19th century

Dimensions: 23" w x 1 3/4" h (tray...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1403823
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Tibetan Buddhist ritualistic bone flute, or kangling. The kangling produces a wailing sound, meant to create a mystical atmosphere during tantric rituals. It is played as a gesture of fearlessness and as a way of cutting off the ego. With silver mounts intricately decorated with floral motifs and dragons, inlaid with turquoise. Provenance Ashby Collection.

Dates from 19th century Dimensions: 8 1/2" l x 2 1/2" w
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1404265
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
The Chinese Mandarin Court Necklace or Chao Zhu was an insignia of rank during the Qing dynasty. The Mandarin Necklace is comprised of 108 beads; 4 sections of 27 beads each. The beads in this necklace are amethyest, agate, Chinese Peking glass and one medallion with the Chinese symbol, Shou for longevity. Ranking was basically based upon the color of beads used. Red and related shades of coral, and pink were reserved for the highest ranking; then shades of blue; then crystal and whites for t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1700 item #1405097
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A monochrome porcelain Vietnamese bowl from the 14th-16th Century. The clear ivory glaze has an incised design of a flower with 2 lines above it. The exterior of the bowl has a carved lotus pattern that extends to the bowl's small footing. During the 14th century, a second stacking method for firing was introduced using a ring-shape separator. It became the preferred stacking method by the 15th century. Vessels fired using this method have an unglaze ring on the inner base. The stacking process...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1405420
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Japanese cast copper jizai okimono of an articulated cricket. Small, articulated metal figures of this type are called jizai okimono (literally "free decorative object"). They typically have moveable bodies, arms, legs. Each copper section of this okimono is finely cast, depicting a natural realism, a style that was prominent during the Meiji Period. All six legs, wings and both long antennas are movable. The base of the cricket is signed: Zaodo.

Provenance: British privat...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1405490
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A set of three bronze macaques with fine incised detail in their faces and fur. Their postures are a highly naturalistic rendering. The underbelly of each monkey is signed by the famous bronze animalist artist, Genryusai Seiya. Perfect condition. Provenance: Austrian private collection.

Date: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: largest monkey - 4"X 2.5" X 2"
- medium monkey - 3.5" X 2.75" X 2"
- smallest monkey - 2.75" X 1.75" X 1.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1406761
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A rare hand painted clay figurine of the Tibetan god, Yamantaka. Yamāntaka is the "lord of death" deity of Vajrayana Buddhism. Sometimes he is conceptualized as "conqueror of death". He belongs to the Anuttarayoga Tantra class of deities popular within the Gelug school of Tibetan Buddhism. Tsa-Tsas are small sacred images that are hand crafted from clay. The clay is often consecrated with medicinal ingredients and relics and then filled with mantra rolls or stamped on the reverse with mantras. ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1407147
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
An unique antique Japanese tansu of hinoki wood and iron hardware. It has the original patina with 10 drawers and a large top shelf. Dates from the Edo period.

Date: 18th/19th C

Dimensions: 38" tall X 37" wide X 11.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1409091
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Splendid well-matched pair of antique Japanese gilt bronze lanterns with incised floral pattern and tokugawa mon designs. With opening doors lined with paper for illumination. Used in temple passageways. Edo period, circa 1850s. Size: 16" H x 13" Diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1409655
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Charming and unusual set of antique Chinese hardwood nesting stands, carved with bamboo features on legs. They can all fit inside each other to make a trim profile, with darkened finish. circa early 20th century.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1930 item #1214317
Zentner Collection
$2,975.00
A rather unusual fan painting (senmen) portraying an image of a dragon rising above the clouds done using fingers. The tradition of finger painting is thought to have originated from China. Eccentric literati artists used their fingers instead of the brush to become one with the painting. Work contains a signature and seal by an artist named Sonsen. Additionally, the inscription on the fan reads: finger painted by Sonsen. Age: Early 20th century Size: Height 55.5" Length 27.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1256976
Zentner Collection
$2,950.00
Antique two-section Keyaki wood tansu from the Fukushima region of Japan. It has a beautiful, warm woodgrain, iron warabite handles, with cherry blossom and leaf iron decorations above and below each handle, and a corner lockbox with a flower-shaped lock handle and ring pull with flower backing. 19th century Meiji Period. Size: 45" height, 41.75" width, 17.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1393974
Zentner Collection
$2,950.00
Chinese antique carving of a dog in a relaxed recumbent position, looking over his shoulder, with a curling tail. Carved of pale green jade.

C. 19th Century

Dimensions: 2 1/2" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394372
Zentner Collection
$2,950.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu made of keyaki (elm) wood. The top portion has two small drawers. The middle portion has a compartment opened by sliding panels with horizontal slats. The slats are made of quarter sawn keyaki wood which dramatically accents the striped quality of the wood grain. Below this is a single large drawer. The hardware is made of iron and includes round lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 31" high x 24" wide x 14 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #508279
Zentner Collection
$2,900.00
Japanese isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Yamagata area, made of kuri (chestnut) wood and sugi (cryptomeria) wood with lovely original deep red and black lacquer finish, iron hardware with ivy leaf lock plates, hirute handles, safe box with two small interior drawers, Edo/Meiji Periods (circa mid 1800's). H 35-1/2", W 39-1/4", D 17-1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #912994
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Antique Japanese tansu with locking bar over three drawers, one large bottom drawer with chrysanthemum lock, safe compartment with two small interior drawers and one secret compartment, opaque black lacquer finish on front, sides and top are a deep red translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware with scrolling design and mon on locking bar, Sakata area, early Meiji Period (late 19th century). Size: 36" high x 35" wide x 17 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1045292
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Japanese 2 section choba tansu from Makuni, kiri (paulownia) wood, very beautiful deep red translucent lacquer finish, top section has pair of sliding panels to a compartment with one shelf, below this is a row of three small drawers, bottom section has series of 5 drawers all locked in place by an unusually long locking bar (bo), a safe box in the lower right hand corner contains 2 small interior drawers. Wonderful heavy iron hardware including hirute shaped drawer pulls. Comes with 2 k...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1188737
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Afshar Persian rug with simple diagonal bands in pink, blue, and, white, from Iran, hand knotted wool. Age early 20th. century. It measures 60" by 81". c1900
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1246823
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Japanese Cannon Buroki from the Nagata area in Japan. Edo Age (Circa 1850's). Beautiful original finish on the inside and out. Wonderful condition with deep radiant warm finish. Locking main hinged doors. Dimensions: 38 1/2" High X 33 1/2" Long X 16" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1316770
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) with interesting features such as semi circle corner hardware, cross plating over sliding doors, squared locks, and mokko (melon) style handles. Several areas of the tansu feature the same symbol burned into the wood. Very attractive, Meiji period piece. (1868-1912) Size: 34" H, 32.25" W, 15.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1319480
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Original Antique Japanese Isho tansu with locking bar over three drawers. One large bottom drawer with chrysanthemum Iron lock. Locking safe compartment with two small interior drawers and one secret compartment hidden away! Original opaque black lacquer finish on front, sides and top are a deep red translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware with scrolling design and mon on locking bar. From the Sakata area in Japan (known for its Lacquer work). Early Meiji Period (Circa 1870's). Wonderful ori...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1331038
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Antique Japanese Keyaki (elm) choba tansu (merchant chest) with original golden brown finish. Used to store important documents for ones business. Made from all Keyaki hardwood with dramatic, gorgeous graining seen throughout. Two large sliding front panels of beautiful swirling natural burl patterns. Five locking drawers beneath for additional drawer storage. Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912). Size: 28.5" H x 28.5" L x 15.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1390297
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Antique Japanese single section mizuya (kichten chest). Made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with dark keyaki (elm) wood burl panels. The left side of the tansu has a compartment opened by sliding doors with vertical slats. The right portion of the chest has a smaller compartment opened by sliders with decorative cut outs and wire mesh. Below these compartments are 8 drawers of various sizes all with keyaki wood fronts and round iron drawer pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1393881
Zentner Collection
$2,850.00
Japanese solid Keyaki choba tansu (merchant's chest of drawers). The unit sits on a platform base. Original finish solid Keyaki (elm) hardwood construction, detailed with hand forged iron pulls and other hardware.

Meiji period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 36" L x 14 1/2" D x 39" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1192263
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Beautiful antique Chinese bamboo root vessel in pottery medicine pot. Delightful in size and with pleasing texture all over. Age: 18th Century. Size: 2.5" height x 3.5" length.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1240991
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Chinese antique carving of gourds, made from agate. Gourds are interesting because they have many special meanings to the Chinese. The Chinese would scoop the insides clean and use the hard outer shell as a bottle for medicines, wine, and elixirs. The vines of a bottle-gourd are pronounced as "man" or "wan", which also means "10,000" in Chinese. Because the plant has many seeds, it was symbolic for fertility (10,000 seeds/children). Additionally, gourds resemble the number 8, which was considere...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1330541
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Chinese antique beautiful jumu (elm) wood cabinet, made with large pieces of elm wood with dramatic grain and lovely finish. Opening doors with a bar in the center. One interior shelf with two small drawers. Brass hardware with a large round lock plate and handles shaped like flower baskets.

Early 19th century

Size: 65" high x 35 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1339216
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Antique Cambodian pair of bronze hooks, hand forged to look like beaked serpents, with beautiful natural patina, displayed together on a high-quality custom iron stand.

Dating 14th Century

Size: (each hook) 2.25" L x 2.5" W x 5" H (entire display) 5" L x 2.25" W x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1356327
Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Antique Tibetan Mala prayer beads, made with beads of conch shell strung on leather cord. Two leather tassels hand from its sides, with beads of white brass, ending with two highly important symbols in Tibetan Buddhism; a Vajra and a bell. Tibetan malas are comprised of 108 beads, used to count the number of times a mantra is recited during meditation. 19th century

Size: 18" total length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1399905
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Antique Tibetan Buddhist tsakli miniature painting, considered to be an important visual aid for monks in training when conferring empowerments. This tsakli painting depicts the fierce deity Mahakala, wearing a tiger's pelt and elephant skin, with decapitated heads strung around his waist. In his hands he holds a kapala skull cup containing the elixir of life and a kartika or ritual flaying knife. He also holds close to his body a khatvanga or ritual staff with three human heads at the upper end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1399916
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Antique Tibetan Buddhist tsakli miniature painting, considered to be an important visual aid for monks in training when conferring empowerments. This tsakli painting depicts a group of dancing wrathful Dakinis. The Dakinis are female deities of meditation and the bardo, or intermediate state after death and before rebirth. There are sixteen different colored Dakinis altogether, clothed in human and animal skins, and feasting on corpses. Eight Dakinis have the heads of various animals; A vultu...