Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1252414
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Chinese carved agate snuff bottle, one side has a fu-dog and a bat, the other side has an old man scholar sitting near a door in a stone wall and another bat, the agate is a pretty light yellowish orange color with white striations of which the figures are carved, lid is reddish orange agate, 20th century. Size: 2 3/4" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1252410
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Beautiful necklace with large jadeite beads, with green apple highlights. Size: approx. 21" end to end, 1/2" bead size
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1980 item #1252408
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Chinese carved agate snuff bottle, a beautiful yellow color, carved with a scene of a young girls holding a fish and an old man, the top is made of brass and a red stone probably jasper. 20th century. Size: 2 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1252392
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SOLD
Japanese candy apple red under-kimono with a simple, yet beautiful shibori style design of flowers. Shibori is a method of fabric dying in which bits of cloth are tied, sewn, folded, twisted, etc. to create patterns, similar to the Western method of tie-dye. It is lined with red cotton and has a white cotton collar and sleeves. Taisho period (1912-1925) Size: 46.75" height, 45" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1252312
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Necklace stranded with round, Chinese jadeite beads in gorgeous shades of light and dark green, with a 14K yellow gold clasp.20th century. Size: 18" end to end, 3/8" bead width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252308
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SOLD
A two drawer Japanese box done in a kinji or gold background with fine paintings of pine and flowers with a family crest set in the open areas of the piece. The box has metal fittings for the drawers and a handle to carry the chest. Often lacquer works with family crests were made for dowries for high ranking samurai families. Age: 19th century Size: length 10.75" width 10.75" height 10.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1252305
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Jade necklace comprised of white beads. It is fastened with a loop decorated with small forest green, grey, translucent, and blue/green jade beads, with one large green jade bead to hold the strands into place. Size: approx. 25.5" end to end, 1/8" smallest bead width, 3/8" largest bead width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252303
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
A pair of Japanese lacquered braziers or hibachis decorated with motif of ferns produced by the noted Kyoto Lacquer firm, Nishimura Zohiko. Interestingly, the pair of hibachis might be made from two generations of Nishimura Zohiko. The underside of the lid is inscribed: (transliteration: Shinobu kusa Makie, Roiro Urushi Okegata Hibachi) translation: Roiro Lacquer Hibachi decorated with motif of ferns. Come with box.

Age: Showa Period

Diameter: 11.5" height: 10.25" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1252302
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
A pair of lacquered nesting trays decorated with motif of waves in the Rinpa style. The set is titled: (transliteration: Korin Shu Urushi-e, Kuro Ikkan Maru Iriko Bon) Red Lacquer Korin Style Motif, Nesting Circular Trays in the Ikkan Style. The trays were done by an artist named Housai who was possibly active around the mid to late 20th century, comes with box. Age: Showa Period Size: (small tray) diameter: 17.1" height 1.3" (large tray) diameter: 18" height: 1.3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1252301
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A fine Unusual tray carved in the form of a banana leaf made from Kuwa wood. The banana leaf is stylistically carved with various folds and the slight tears often seen naturally with banana leaves. In the literati tradition, banana leaves were used by scholar recluses as paper to write calligraphy. Later, this motif was incorporated into other forms of art making the image one of the symbols of the literati aesthetics, signed Shozan with box. Age: mid 20th century Size: length 36" width 12" heig...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1252296
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Necklace made of beautifully hand carved jadeite beads, gradually becoming larger the further from the nape of the neck they are strung, with smaller round jadeite beads alternating in between. Can be loosened or tightened using the string pulls at the top, which also have two small and one large carved jade bead at the ends. Apple green highlights can be seen. Size: approx. 25" end to end, smallest beads 1/8" wide, largest beads 3/8" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1980 item #1252265
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Lovely Chinese silk and jade necklace decorated with two large jade beads and clustered beads of jade and agate, very feminine. Adjustable strands at the nape of the neck, with small jade hoops. 20th century Size: approx. 27" end to end, large jade beads approx. 3/8" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1920 item #1251891
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SOLD
Jade bangle bracelet with apple green highlights, from China with storage box, 20th century Size: Diameter 3.5" outer, 2.25" inner, .5" thickness
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1251886
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Beautifully hand carved jade pendant of the mystical fenghuang, or phoenix, with a blooming lotus beside it. The fenghuang symbolizes the union of yin and yang, and each part of its body represents a different word: its head is for virtue, wings are duty, back is propriety, abdomen for credibility, and chest for mercy. Carving has a small hole drilled through the top for wearing on a necklace. 20th century Size: 2.25" height, 1.75" height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1251878
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese agate snuff bottle with absolutely beautiful formations and ribbons of varying hues of yellows, browns, and navy blue throughout. 20th century Size: 2.75" height, 2.25" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1251876
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SOLD
Beautiful Korean screen with six rice paper panels depicting people amidst gorgeous scenes of nature. Each panel is mostly monochromatic with conservative usage of color in muted shades of yellow, pink, blue, and purple. There are large blooming flowers with a sparrow flying overheard in every panel. Size: (entire screen) 61" height, 106" width, (artwork only) 27.75" height, 12" length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1920 item #1251860
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Quartz snuff bottle carved with a pattern similar to scales, with an etched, ropey carved texture above and below the scaly patterns, with an agate bottle topper. 19th century Size: 3" height, 2.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1980 item #1251856
Zentner Collection
$975.00
Beautiful milky white glass vase with enamel paintings of brightly colored birds perched upon branches, with budding flowers of blue, yellow, and pink, and a thin ring of gold around the the mouth. Stamped and signed in back and marked on bottom. Size: 6.25" height, 4.25" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1980 item #1251755
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Adorable and wonderfully detailed jade carving of a sheep, with finely carved wool patterns, eyes with pupil and lids, and hooves. 20th century contemporary. Size: 2.25" length, 1.5" height.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1980 item #1251748
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Beautifully carved peking glass lotus, with bright white, pink, and green glass layers. Peking glass is a special process in which glass is dipped into differently colored glass layer by layer, and the excess is carved away. Note the symmetry achieved by the artist. circa 1950s Size: 5.25" height, 5.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1251747
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Painting of General Chang Kai-Shek by Aimee Annette Lozier, oil on canvas. Aimee Lozier (1900-1996) descendant of the 17th century French painter, Eustache LeSueur, born in Oakland, California. She attended California School of Fine Art and studied under Otis Oldfield. Most well known for character portraits of famous political figures including this one of Chang Kai-Shek. In this painting he stands with hands on his sword, in the background are masses of tiny soldiers. Signed. Dated 19...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1251744
Zentner Collection
$325.00
Lovely Japanese antique Imari-ware porcelain bowl, eight sided, beautifully painted in traditional Imari colors with details in gold, scenes of mountain pavilions and baskets of chrysanthemums in alternating fan shaped reserves, Meiji Period. Size: 8 3/4" wide diameter x 3 1/8" high.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1251742
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Sale Pending
Chinese slab of jade, carved with an indented circular and a mokko (melon) shape into its surface. It is meant to be used by a calligraphy artist for the grinding and collecting of ink. 18th/19th century Size: 1/4" thickness, 3.75" height, 1 and 5/8" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1920 item #1251733
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SOLD
Beautiful Chinese spirit/scholar's rock with a dark hardwood stand. Scholar's stones, or gōngshí, are called as such for scholars' appreciation of the stone's unusual shapes, textures, asymmetry, glossiness, color patterns, and even the sound it makes when struck. It is a gorgeous and contemplative viewing piece. Size: 17.25" height, 16.5" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1980 item #1251731
Zentner Collection
$1,800.00
Very large Chinese porcelain charger, blue and white glaze with scenes of scholars in a garden, beautifully painted. Early 20th century. Size: 27 1/2" wide diameter x 4 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1251709
Zentner Collection
$250.00
Japanese small headside box for storage of small personal items, three small drawers, nice grain, Taisho Period. Total size: 8" high x 13 1/4" wide x 9 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1251708
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Beautiful kiri wood isho (clothing) tansu chest, originating from the Mikuni region of Japan. It features iron hardware with heart motifs, five drawers with hirute shaped handles and elegant backings and locks, and a bottom corner lockbox with two small drawers hidden inside. Keys are included. Meiji period (4867-1912) Size: 40.5" height, 34" width, 16.75" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1251699
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$6,500.00
Beautiful Chinese antique tray made of intricately carved red cinnabar with carved black lacquer overlay, the red lacquer is carved in a tiny patterned background while the black lacquer is carved as a scene of scholars in a garden setting with black mountains rising on the other side of a carved cinnabar lake, the edges are carved with flowers and bats, stands on four small feet, late 19th century. Size: 16" long x11 1/2" wide x 1 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1251698
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Sino Tibetan bronze statue of the Buddhist deity Tara, the "mother of liberation" and representation of the virtues of success in work and achievements. She is a tantric figure whose image is used as a focus for meditation. She is shown gesturing the Dharmachakra Mudra, or Wheel-Turning Mudra, expressing the continuous energy of the cosmic order. She wears elaborate jewelry and her hair has applied blue pigment. Size: 9" height, 6" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1251589
Zentner Collection
$1450.00
Chinese wooden hand carved mask of a smiling man, its jaw left open so that the wearer had an easier time speaking. Features of the mask include red lacquer lips, black lacquer eyebrows, nice carved details such as the teeth, nostrils, wrinkled forehead and hair. 18th/19th century Size: 6.75" height, 4.75" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1251588
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique hand-carved wooden half mask of some sort of god or deity, with recognizable features of a deity such as the elongated earlobes, and winglike hair and eyebrows. Has small traces of red lacquer, and above its lips are remains of where many bunches of hair would once have been, missing due to antiquity. Visible chisel marks are apparent inside. 18th/19th century Size: 11" height, 7" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1251580
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Balinese Mask of a fanged man/demon used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. The mask has real hair mounted on strips of leatherr lacquered face and eyes, with a lot of detailed carvings such as his teeth and wrinkles. circa 1920s Size: 8" height, 5.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1251576
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Balinese Mask of a strong male or Panglembar Keras, used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. The mask has real hair mounted on strips of leather for his eyebrows and mustache, with carved sideburns, lacquered face and eyes, and metal inlaid teeth. circa 1920s Size: 9.75" height, 6" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Pre 1930 item #1251573
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Balinese Mask of an old man or Topèng Tua, used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. This Topèng Tua mask has been hand carved from wood with lacquered paint features and has real hair mounted on strips of leather. circa 1920s Size: 7.75" height, 5.75" width
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1980 item #1251568
Zentner Collection
$700.00
Japanese plaster and paper mache mask of a Boddhisattva (Bosatsu in Japanese), a Buddhist monk who has reached a high level of enlightenment. The mask has long earlobes, typical of a holy being in Buddhism, green lacquered hair pulled into two buns, and golden lacquer skin with traces of black lacquer. Early 20th century. Size: 8.5" height, 5" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1920 item #1251564
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese carved wooden mask of an okina, or old man, used in the theatrical art form of Noh. Every Noh mask represents a specific character, and when the shite (performer) puts on their mask, the term for putting on clothing (kaburu) is not used. Rather, it is called kakeru or tsukeru (to hang/to attach), as this symbolizes the transformation into the character. The mask shows traces of the facial hair it once had, which has been lost due to age. Inside the mask, chisel marks are apparen...