Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1411206
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
An antique four case Japanese Inro with lacquer and gold flecked images of pine trees with a bone netsuke of a monkey holding a persimmon and an agate ojime.

Date: early Meiji Period: Circa 1880's

Dimensions: 4" long X 2.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Inro and Sagemono : Pre 1900 item #1411201
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An antique Japanese lacquer Inro with images of persimmons on a gold flecked background. The Inro has five compartments, a boxwood netsuke carved in the shape of a persimmon and a metal ojime incised with floral and geometric designs. The inside compartments are covered with dense nashiji lacquer (fine gold flecks). Exceptional.

Date: early Meiji (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3.75" X 2.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1411198
Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
An antique pair of architectural corbels of mythological elephant baku’s are commonly placed under the eaves of Japanese Buddhist temple and Shinto Shrines to ward off evil spirits. The baku devour dreams and nightmares and protector against evil. The baku cannot be summoned without caution, however as ancient legions say that if the baku is not satisfied after consuming the nightmares, he may devour ones hopes and dreams. The open mouth is to scare off demons and the closed mouth baku shelter...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1411158
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
An antique Japanese Choba (merchant's chest) from the Mikuni area with a keyaki wood front. The top section is two sliding panels of natural urushe lacquer finish. The bottom section consists of two medium sized drawers with a small door adjacent and a hinged door. The hinged door has two interior drawers behind it. The hardware is an ornate lock plate and square handles (kakute). The back and framework are cryptomeria (kiri) wood.

Date: Edo age (1850's)

Dimensions: 36" ta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1411151
Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
A small antique Japanese Lacquer box with a scene of river, pampas and clouds. The interior has dense nashiji lacquer (fine gold flecks). Used to store incense.

Date: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 4"long X 2.5" wide X 1" tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1411150
Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
An antique Korean Vase with a fluted rim and medium long neck. The cream color glossy transparent glaze has small pittings and stains.

Date: 18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 8.5" tall X 6.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1411086
Zentner Collection
$1,875.00
An antique Japanese two sectional kiri (paulownia) tansu with 4 larger drawers with diamond hand forged iron hardware hardware. Side handles interlocking the top section securely onto the bottom section. Natural blond finish with stunning natural kiri wood grain.

Date: Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 46.5" tall X 40.5" wide X 16.5 " deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1411083
Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), made with hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood on the front, sugi (cryptomeria) wood sides and top, and kiri (paulownia) wood drawer interiors. The top portion has a full width drawer below which is a compartment covered by two large sliding panels.
The lower portion has 7 drawers of various size and a safe box in the lower right hand corner with two interior drawers. Hardware includes Hirute drawer pulls, square lock plates and corner br...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre AD 1000 item #1411061
Zentner Collection
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Antique Chinese jar with crackle glaze from the Sung Dynasty. Ge ware style with mark on bottom.

Provenance Art Coleman Collection Date: Sung Dynasty (960-1279)

Dimensions: 2" X 2.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1800 item #1411015
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
An antique ornate table from China. The top section has two drawers with a geometric patern. Below are three panels with images of fruit and leaves. The legs of the table are bordered by carvings of flowering trees.

Date: 17th/18th Century

Dimensions: 33" tall X 43" wide X 30" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1411014
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
An antique Japanese two sectional Tansu of kiri wood (paulownia) with four large drawers used for clothing. The original iron hardware has four locks. The drawers have warabite curved handles.

Date: Taisho (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 40" tall X 37" wide X 16.5" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1411005
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
An antique Gyosho Bako (peddlar's chest) with the original dark brown lacquer. The chest has 4 drawers in the top section. Three of the drawers have iron hardware locks. The bottom section has one hinged locked door with 3 small drawers hidden behind it. Two of the drawers have iron locks. The original loops on both sides are for the rope the peddlar uses to carry the chest.

Date: Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 35" tall X 11" wide X 16" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1410748
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Antique Japanese long silk textile, possibly used as an altar cloth. Made of blue silk and woven with thin strips of metal leaf covered paper in a dramatic scene of a dragon in swirling clouds above waves. Framed in antique silk textile with woven designs of dragons.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36" wide x 11 1/2 feet long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1410710
Zentner Collection
$1,100.00
An antique Japanese Ko Tansu made of Kiri wood (paulownia). Charming round lock design, overall with 6 drawers and safe door compartment with two drawers behind. Good condition overall.

Date: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Measures: 19.25"H x 21.5"W x 12"D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1410706
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An antique Japanese two section tansu with lovely fan lock made of Kiri and Sugi. Mokko hardware with raised tea leaf corners. The chest's top portion has two large drawers with an adjacent small drawer and locked door with two interior drawers. The bottom section has two large drawers. Good condition overall.

Date: mid Meiji (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36" tall X 40 " wide X 17" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1410474
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
An antique Japanese Gifu Choba Tansu made of Hinoki and Sugi wood. Top section has two slat sliding doors with two small interior drawers. The bottom section has a pair of sliding doors , five drawers and a safe compartment.Excellent condition.

Date: Mid Meiji (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 35" wide X 17" deep X 62" tall (both sections top section is 24" tall & bottom section is 38"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1410473
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) from the Niigata region of Japan. The front section is made of burled keyaki (Zelkova) and the sides are sugi (Crytomeria). The tansu has a pair of burled wood sliding doors over two burled drawers with heavy iron locks. Exceptional burled Keyaki wood.

Date: Early Meiji - 1870's

Dimensions: 34" tall X 32" wide X 20" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1410471
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
A Japanese antique merchant (Choba) tansu made of thick quartered sawn keyaki wood with keyaki burl wood doors. The wonderful hardware is hand made iron. The casing is crytomeria. The tansu's top section has three top drawers. The mid section has sliding doors with an interior shelf and adjacent two drawers. The lower section has 4 small drawers and below them 3 more smaller drawers. Beautiful original finish in great condition.

Date: early Meiji 1870's

Dimensions: 36" tall...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1410344
Zentner Collection
$675.00
An antique Japanese Ko-Giri Tansu from the Taisho period. Made of all-kiri wood with two round locks, "c" shaped handles, original copper hardware.

Date: Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Dimensions: 16' tall X 23.5" wide X 12" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1410342
Zentner Collection
$750.00
An antique small tansu of kiri wood from the Taisho period. Sliding doors behind which books and small objects were stored. Lower drawers were used to store documents, photos, ephemera, receipts, etc.

Original bronze hardware. The sliding door handles feature a quarter moon casting light on a garden of flowers and the lock plates have a Kamon *family crest" design of a Botan (Peony) blossom with its leaves encircling the flower.

Date: Taisho period (1912-1926)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1410331
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An antique bronze Yama Dharmaraja. Yama Dharmaraja is an emanation of Manjushri and is a Tantric Buddhist deity and a protector deity. The name means 'Lord of Death, King of the Law. Dharma is the law of cause and effect (karma).

Date: 18th Century (early to mid 1700's)

Dimensions: 6.5" tall X 5" wide X 2" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1410330
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An rare an early gilt on bronze Tang-sui votive on four curved feet with vine branches holding seven Buddhas. These images appear early Buddhist iconography representing the Buddhas of the Past. Later these multiple images became one image. This votive was made for personal devotion. See Anthony Lin Exhibition "Icons and Iconoclasts". Good condition with wear and loss from age.

Date: Late Sui Early Tang Dynasty (581-618, 608-907)

Dimensions: 5.5" tall X 4.5" wide X 1.5...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1410086
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
An antique hookah stand with Damascene silver and gold inlay. Geometric shapes surrounding six floral panels. Some losses. Would make a great candle stand.

Dates: Late 17th to early 18th century

Provenance Xanadu Estate purchased from London Spinks : Auction 1985

Dimensions: 8" X 7.5" diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1410081
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An antique pair of Chinese vases with lingzhi mushroom outcrops on a craggy rock platform. The lingzhi mushroom is a symbol of longevity and health. The platform could display an object. These wares originated out of kilns in the Shiwanzhen sub-district within the city of Foshan, going as far back as the Neolithic period. Each vase is pigmented with custard yellow and aubergine.

Date: Late 18th to Early 19th Century

Dimensions: 11" tall X 9" X 6" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1410070
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Wealth & Happiness". The full narrative is "Wealth & Happiness come to Those Who Don't Deserve Them". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style.
Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society.

Print is signed and numbered 52/100

Date: 1976

Dimensions: 26" ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1410069
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Fish of Fortune". The full narrative is "Don't Let Go of the Fish of Fortune". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style. Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society. Print is signed and numbered 41/100 Date: 1976

Dimensions: 26" X 8.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1410045
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Hurry to Study". The full narrative is "Hurry to Study wih Age the Spirit Slows". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style. Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society. Print is signed and numbered 12/100 Date: 1976

Dimensions: 25.75" X 9"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1410044
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Negligance". The full narrative is "Fight the Enemy, Negligance". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style. Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society. The print is signed and numbered 23/100. Date: 1976

Dimensions: 25.75" X 8.25"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1410043
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Bigger Fool". The full narrative is "The Bigger Fool is a Fool Who Hires a Fool". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style. Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society. The print is signed and numbered 37/100 Date: 1976

Dimensions: 24.5" tall X 9" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1970 item #1410042
Zentner Collection
$600.00
A woodblock print by the artist Karhu. The print is labeled "Avoiding Stepping". The full narrative is "As You Would Avoid Stepping In Shit, Ignore Fools". Clifton Karhu became one of the most successful contemporary Western artists working in Japanese woodblock style. Karhu lived permanently in Kyoto, Japan, where he was the head of the Kyoto branch of the renowned Japan Print Society. Print is signed and numbered 17/100 Date: 1976

Dimensions: 26" X 9.25"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1800 item #1410034
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
A Japanese Tsukioka Yoshiyoshi tryptch "Toin no Akinotsuki" from the "Legend of the Hero and Warrior" series. Autumn Moon at Toin: Flute Player Yasymasa. The print is signed by Toshiyoshi (1839-1892)who is considered one of the last great masters of ukiyo-e. The triptych is a woodblock print with Katada Chojiro, the publisher hand stamped in the left hand corner.

Date: 1894

Dimensions:13.25"h x 27.25"w
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1410006
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
An antique Chinese white jade reticulated carving of lock.

Date: 19th century Qing Dynasty

Dimensions: 2.75" X 1.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Wood : Pre 1910 item #1410005
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
An antique Japanese cane made from bamboo with a carved image of an Oni fishing. Oni are a kind of yōkai, ogre, or troll in Japanese folklore. They are typically portrayed as hulking figures with one or more horns growing out of their heads. They are conceived of as red, blue or green-colored wearing loincloths of tiger pelt and carrying iron kanabō clubs. The cane is signed.

Date:

Dimensions: 36" tall X 1"
All Items : Antiques : Furnishings : Furniture : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1410001
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese antique ox bow arm chair, made of jumu (elm) wood with bent wood legs. The back splat is carved with a round good fortune symbol.

19th century

Dimensions: 36 1/2" high x 23 1/4" wide x 22" deep (seat: 13 1/2" deep)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1910 item #1410000
Zentner Collection
$375.00
An antique Japanese Hibachi with Maki-E gilt lacquer and inlay in a melon shape made of kiri wood. The gilt lacquer designs are of a bird in peonies and ivy trailing around the edge. Gilt nashiji flakes and inlay add depth to the nature scene. Interior has an old patina.

Date: Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 11" diameter X 8.5" tall
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1409997
Zentner Collection
$750.00
An antique Japanese bronze platter of mixed metals with silver. The image is of a masked swordsman. Bugaku court dance and music is the Japanese traditional dance that has been performed to select elites mostly in the Japanese imperial court, for over twelve hundred years. The dance is marked by its slow, precise and regal movements. The dancers wear intricate traditional Buddhist costumes which usually include equally beautiful masks. Gagaku is the court music that goes beside the Bugaku court...