Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Sculpture : Pre 1920 item #1303178
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Antique Chinese hardwood ancestral carving of a seated scholar. He wears a gilt robed with elaborately carved designs and jewel accents, and highlights of red, green, and blue pigment. His face sports real hair, and he holds a hair ink brush in his hand. Very charming. Size: 10" height, 5" width, 4.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1303176
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Antique Japanese jingasa, a special protective hat worn by samurai. It is covered in a special lacquer called "tatake nuri" and is decorated with a star shaped like blades, and delicate carvings around the finial. The underside is lacquered in red with old cloth and string. Edo period (1615-1868) Size: 2.75" height, 16.5" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1303174
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Antique Japanese black lacquer jingasa (samurai helmet), gold lacquer Maeda mon (crest), the edges are also lacquered gold, red lacquer on the underside, metal chrysanthemum form finial on top, Meiji Period. Size: 14" long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1303113
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$500.00
Japanese vintage kimono made of navy blue silk with embroidery of chrysanthemums on long vines down the front, and branches with cherry blossoms on the sleeves. The backside has a large, beautiful bunch of embroidered chrysanthemums and cherry blossoms cascading down with two small birds in flight. The collar is lined with a charming fabric of dragons, flowers, and oriental designs. Size: 53.5" height, 47.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1303111
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Chinese jadeite pendant carved in the shape of a gourd on vine with smaller gourd on one side, a squirrel runs up the other side, made of lovely green jadeite with 18K white gold setting. Size of jadeite: 4.6 x 2 x 0.9 cm
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1303110
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Beautiful Chinese jadeite pendant, carved with a dragon on one side of front and back, mounted with a white gold setting marked 18K, the jadeite is a striking mottled light green, emerald green with subtle orange-yellow area on one edge. Size of jadeite: 2.8 x 4.3 x 0.4 cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1303035
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$8,000.00
A Chinese ruyi scepter carved from beautiful zitan wood, a symbol of good fortune used in Buddhist ceremonies. "Ruyi" directly translates into "as you wish". It has been ornately carved with lingzhi mushrooms on the head and running down the curved handle, which ends in a gnarled root form. High quality carve work. Beautiful distinctive grain of zitan wood. Size: 14.5" length, 3.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302986
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$5,000.00
A beautiful exceptional pair of Japanese bronze vases, wonderfully cast with trumpet shaped necks and receded panels around the main body. Shakudō (赤銅) is a billon of gold and copper (typically 4–10% gold, 96–90% copper) which can be treated to form an indigo/black patina resembling lacquer. Bordered design with gilt designs of leaves. Gilt imagery of wild birds among crossing branches, reeds, chrysanthemums in bloom, and a bundle of hay decorate either vase. Accents...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1302922
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$3,000.00
Antique Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with handles in the shape of elephant's heads. The coral red glaze has a beautiful purple iridescence in the light. The form is stout, with a ridge where the neck and the body meet. Late 18th Early 19th Century Size: 5.5" height, 3.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Enamel : Pre 1920 item #1302917
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$450.00
Antique Chinese jewelry box with an allover design of cloisonné butterflies and flowers. The natural patina of the metal has a wonderful blueish enamel with butterfly designs. The interior is lined in red and blue felt. Signed on the bottom. Size: 2" height, 5.25" width, 3.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302911
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Antique Japanese bronze yatate, a pipe shaped container for the carrying of cotton saturated with calligraphy ink with a long shaft for a brush. The main component is cylindrical in shape with an inner compartment and an outer decorative area with scrolling vines and flowers. The lid has a kiri leaf design. The brush shaft has a fu dog towards the top and scrolling vines with kiri leaves running down towards the end, where it stands on an elephant's head. 20th Century Size: 4" height, 12"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1302896
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$2,500.00
Antique Korean porcelain bottle vase of a stout teardrop form with short, fluted neck. The glaze is a translucent beige white with a slight hint of blue, with natural crackling throughout. 18th/19th century. Size: 9" height, 6" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1302540
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$4,500.00
Antique Chinese porcelain bowl of a thin form, with gilt rim and yellow enamel inner rim with peaches and lucky bats. The inside center has a red dragon with gilt accenting. The outer body of the bowl has two colorful powder blue and pink-red dragons flying over waters. The bottom of the bowl is marked Guangxu period (1875-1908). Very small loss on rim. Size: 2.5" height, 5.5" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302522
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Antique Japanese bronze mirror with a recessed interior scene in which two cranes and a large turtle kiss in a marshy environment. The turtle's shell has been pierced through so that a cord may be slipped through for holding the mirror. 18th Century Size: 4.75" diameter, .75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302521
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$250.00
Antique Japanese iron medallion with the image of a shrine to Buddha within a forested area. The figures have been nicely sculpted and are accented by natural patina. 19th Century Size: 4" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1302520
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese porcelain censer in the form of a lotus pod with wonderfully sculpted, red-accented petals. The lid is gilt and the handles are two lotus buds with curled leaves. The large base cascades downwards in beautiful deep blue, and has the image of a waterfowl and a lotus bud on its front and back. 19th Century Size: 5.25" height, 6.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Netsuke and Related : Pre 1900 item #1302468
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Antique Japanese chop case made of boxwood and carved with a beautiful lady. The Inside of the box is still coated with powdered orange-red seal ink, at the base of the box is a semi circular bead made of amber, the top of the box is closed with a bead of bone and a smaller one of coral, the toggle is the shell of a cone snail, the sea creature hunts with a venomous barb. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size of the box: 3" High
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1302467
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A beautifully carved grey-green hard stone vase with carved panels of chrysanthemums on its front and backside. The handles have been carved elaborately with creeping vine motifs, while two carved hard stone rings hang from each one. The lid has been carved with the same vine motif and large finial. The vase comes with a beautiful hardwood stand, with silver inlay geometric patterns. Late 19th Century - Early 20th Century Size: (w/ stand) 9.75" height (w/o stand) 8.5" height, 5.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1302441
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Antique Japanese large bronze suiban, or shallow dish for the display of viewing stones and small plants. The legs have been wonderfully casted to resemble gnarled vines, or perhaps a Buddha's hand citron fruit. One side of the suiban displays a raised dragon flying through incised winds. The other side shows two lounging tigers. The entirety of the suiban has a beautiful, natural patina due to antiquity. Late Edo Period - Early Meiji Period (circa 19th Century) Size: 6.5" height, 19.5" le...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1302438
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Chinese small shallow porcelain bowl, glazed with a delicate pale blue celadon, incised with a floral motif on the inside bottom, the outside is glazed as well with the rim remaining bare, Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) Size: 4 3/4" wide diameter x 7/8" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1302429
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$975.00
A small Chinese porcelain cup with Qingbai light blue-green crackle glaze and very thin form. The rim is ebbed like flower petals and the interior has been incised to look like the inside of a flower. Song Dynasty (960 - 1279) Size: 2.25" height, 3" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1302343
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$2,100.00
Antique Chinese celadon ware vase or jar with a round, stout body, short neck with two hollow handles, raised lotus petal motif along the bottom. Slightly raised lotuses and sunflowers decorate around the upper body. Longquan celadons were an important part of China's export economy for over five-hundred years (960 - 1644). Size: 4" height, 4.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1302325
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$1,950.00
Antique Chinese agate carving of a mother bathing a small child. The beautiful whitish stone has translucent areas with ribboning throughout. May have been intended as a brush washer.

Early 20th Century

Size: 1.75" height, 3" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1920 item #1302317
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$7,500.00
Antique Chinese Jun Ware cup with flower form dish to act as a holder. The thick, opalescent sky blue glaze has white speckling and several splashes of rosy purple with wonderful crackling. The Jun glaze is a complex blue glaze which was developed in Henan province during the the Northern Song and Jin dynasties, occasionally with red streaks. Jun wares have their name after Jun zhou from where it originated. The old kiln site is located in the present Yuzhou City (Yu county) of the Henan pro...
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$250.00
A Japanese woodblock print titled "Nikko Sacred Bridge"by renowned artist Tsuchiya Koitsu (1870-1949). Inscription and red seal in bottom corner. Born in 1870 near Hamamatsu City (Shizuoka Prefecture) with the name"Sahei." Koitsu moved to Tokyo at the age of fifteen. He had planned to apprentice with Matsuzaki, a carver for the artist Kobayashi Kiyochika, but instead, he became Kiyochika's apprentice and moved into his home to study art and print design. It is through Kiyochika that Koitsu g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1302182
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$1,850.00
Antique Japanese Yonezawa two-section lacquered tansu. Made from Kiri wood (paulownia) front with Sugi (cedar) wood frame Its drawers open with iron mokko/melon style handles, and with large, round lock plates incised with kiri leaf mon as well as fan-shaped corner hardware. Side lockbox has two small drawers within. Original Charming lacquer finish. Late Edo early Meiji Period (circa 1850's - 1900) Size: 45.25" height, 44" width, 16.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1302180
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A rare and wonderful Chinese porcelain bowl with beautiful glaze designs of cranes flying over crashing waters, each carrying a different object of auspicious nature, such as a lotus, a scroll, a fan, a sword, a gourd bottle, and a basket of fruit. Brightly multicolored clouds fill empty space between each bird. The inside of the bowl has a single crane flying over identical wave motifs with smoke clouds with minor wear. Excellent condition. Bears the seal of Jiaqing (1796-1820). Size: 3.5" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Okimono : Pre 1920 item #1301822
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$2,500.00
A whimsical boxwood carving of a fisherman with look of shock on his face as an octopus crawls out of his basket and onto his head and shoulders. The extreme care and detail of this piece along with the amusing expressions make it especially wonderful. Signed by "Kogetsu". Meiji age (1868-1912) Provenance: From the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon. Size: 6" height, 3.5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1301820
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$2,000.00
Antique Chinese jade plaque with wonderful, detailed reticulated carvings of flowers, plants, vases, and five robed people. The central carving is of a shou symbol for luck and prosperity. It rests in an adjustable hardwood stand. Has and old crack (seen in photos) 19th Century Size: (jade only) 5" diameter, .25" thickness (jade on stand) 5" height, 5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1301749
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$1,200.00
Antique Japanese pipe holder carved out of an antler, with a detailed front carving of one man in a fighting stance with a second man thrown to the ground. The holder hangs by a carved tree branch. Late Edo Early Meiji Period (circa 19th Century) Size: 8" length, 1.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1301741
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$625.00
Antique Chinese jade carving of a small robed child kneeling with arms outstretched and pleased expression. The child's hair is in pigtails. Late 19th - early 20th Century Size: 1.75" height, 1.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1301735
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Antique Chinese seal made from an extremely beautiful piece of purplish-white jadeite with apple green areas. A meticulously carved dragon sits curled on top with two orbs. Included is a small Hardwood stand. 20th Century Size: 2.5" height, 1.5" width, .75" thickness
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1301730
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$375.00
Antique Chinese beautiful agate brushwasher with carved berries and leaves on creeping vines. The stem and a bunch of berries are the feet of this piece. The wonderful warm orangeish brown tone areas have been carved skillfully as the leaves. 20th Century Size: 1.5" height, 4.25" length, 3.25" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1301481
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Chinese antique hardwood day bed, beautifully carved with scrolling flowers and lingzhi on legs, cut outs on arms and back are shaped like vases and fruit and are inset with black and white marble, Original rattan bed material. Solid Old Rosewood.

Qing Dynasty, 19th century

Size: 36" high in back (19 1/4" high to bed) x 72" long x 35" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1301373
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A charming and Unusual Japanese silk short coat meant to be worn as an over kimono. Many vivid, colorful silk panels have been patched together to create an interesting pattern. Designs of peonies, chrysanthemums, geometric patterns, cranes, butterflies, and many more are seen among the various silk panels. Meiji period textile (1868 - 1912) assembled in the Taisho Period. Size: 41" height, 48" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1980 item #1301356
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A wonderful contemplative scholar's piece of Chinese aloeswood. The distinct and pleasant fragrance of aloeswood is the result of a special kind of mould and is highly treasured for its use in incense and perfumes among various Eastern religions. A fine yet subtle decorative piece. Size: 6" height, 17" length, 4" width. Weight: 799 grams/13.8 oz