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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395137
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Japanese Buddhist Zushi (portable shrine) with bright red lacquered wood exterior and gilt interior. Shrine with the statue of sitting Fudo Myoo, the fierce deity with his pair of attendants, is seated on a craggy outcropping. The double doors decorated scrolling gilt metal work.

Edo Period (1644-1868)

Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 8" x 16 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1395133
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A collection of seven types of fruits including mango, persimmon, pomegranate and cherry, star fruits all finely rendered with leaves and branches, hand crafted in repousse silver with hyperealism. Fruit to be displayed with the wish for fertility as they are known for holding many seeds.

Republic period

Dimensions: range from 2 1/2" - 12" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395129
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese Sashimono war banner, to be worn attached to the back of a samurai's armor by special fittings. In the form of a group of medicine gourd bottles in gold gilt lacquer. The largest gourd stands the tallest on top of the Sashimono pole surrounded by smaller gourd bottles. The Sashimono captures the high drama of the fully outfitted samurai warrior in all of his glory. Mounted on steel plates and armature wire.

Edo period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 17" x 17" x 34" on s...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395121
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
Hand-forged iron Jizai Okimono articulated spiny lobster. Each iron plate is carefully repousse hammered, creating a natural realism. The lobster is fully splayed on steel plates and armature wire. All ten legs and long antenna and articulated with multiple joints on each leg. Exquisitely crafted, showing off a very high skill of the metal worker. With artist signature underneath the lobster.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 13" x 7" x 5" (8 1/2" on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395119
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Antique Caucasian Azeri runner rug, hand-woven, all wool in repeating Shirvan motifs in navy blue and rust brown and cream colors.

late 19th century

Dimensions: 3'1" x 5'
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395118
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Antique Turkish rug, hand-woven, all wool in bright red, green, navy blue, and cream natural dye colors. In rural areas, often times goat hair is incorporated in the weave along with sheep's wool. Motifs of praying arches and medallion repeats with tribal influences.

late 19th century

Dimensions: 3'3" x 4'10"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1395114
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Caucasian Azeri rug, hand-woven, all wool with Lesghi-styled pointed star medallions in navy blue and red tones against cream ground.

late 19th century

Dimensions: 2' 10" x 3'11"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Pre 1900 item #1395068
Zentner Collection
$14,500.00
Antique Caucasian Azeri runner rug, hand-woven all wool in repeating Shirvan motifs in navy blue and rust colors.

late 19th century

Dimensions: 4' 7" x 16' 8"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395067
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SOLD
A large architectural Buddhist temple carving of a Dragon (Ryu), with reverse glass painted eyes. The dragon clutches a smooth clear quartz crystal ball in its 3 point sharp claws. The high relief carvings show the dragon's body coiled behind clouds of smoke and waves. Dragons are the powerful embodiment of yin and yang and are seen as a symbol of power, strength, and good luck for people that are worthy.
The myths about Emperor Jimmu descending from Toyatama-hime evidence the folklor...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395056
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Stunning set of ten Japanese Ya (arrow) Yumi hawk feather and reed arrows with gold gilt lacquer and iron tips. Once used to shoot long distances by long bow primarily before the main introduction of firearms by the Portuguese in 1543. The "no" (shaft of the arrows are made from yadake bamboo and can have different shapes – straight, or tapering, these being straight.
Typically they use bamboo from the Kanto area. This is for a purely practical reason: bamboo will not grow fast enough ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395015
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese two section futon tansu made with solid Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood. The top section holds a large open compartment behind two sliding Keyaki burl front panels with openwork carvings. Below are three drawers with mokko shaped iron pulls. The bottom section has another pair of sliding panels with horizontal slats. Behind the left panel are two large drawers and behind the right panel are two drawers and a small safe door with ornate iron plates, holding a third drawer inside. Beautiful or...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Swords and Related : Pre 1900 item #1395014
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Antique Japanese group of 6 tsuba (samurai sword hand guards), made of iron. Each tsuba is unique. From top left to right: suksahi tsube with aoi leaves and tiny inlaid gold details, sukashi tsuba with boat with sail in the mist and signed Masayoshi, sukashi tsuba with three gourds aubergine motif, sukashi tsube with boat and sail, sukashi tsuba with pine branch and mist, wangata tsube with two characters. Mounted on a custom antiqued bronze metal stand.

Early Edo Period (186...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394972
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An unusual Japanese Keyaki burl front bar tansu. The drawer faces are each labeled in Japanese kanji. The top "drawer" is actually a lift away panel. The middle two drawers are slightly recessed behind a vertical locking bar with ornate iron plates. The lowermost drawer face has a middle iron lock plate continuously below the locking bar. When the bar is removed, more kanji is written in sumi ink, possibly with the identity of the original owner. With iron kakute squared drawer pulls and iron ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394968
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of keyaki (elm) wood burl with heavy iron hardware. The upper most portion of the chest has a large full width drawer above a compartment with sliding panels. The middle of the tansu has a horizontal row of three small drawers. The bottom portion of the tansu has a series of three drawers stacked in a vertical row and held in place with a locking bar. The lower right has a safe box with with two small interior drawers and an exterior drawe...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1394961
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SOLD
A monumental pair of Chinese hardwood temple corbels, finely carved as a pair of fu dogs and their offspring. Each adult fu dog stands on their front legs with the rear legs pointed upwards, so that they would press against the ceiling. The front legs are balanced atop a floral xiu qiu ball, and a rambunctious baby fu dog clings by its claws to the ball. With small traces of pigments. Mounted for display on museum quality steel bases.

Early 19th Century

Dimensions: 20...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1394799
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique betel nut box from the Philippines, composed of brass and nickel, with separate hinged compartments for the storage of various implements. The leftmost compartment is built up with slaked lime, which releases the alkaloids in the betel nut. The practice of betel nut chewing is common in many parts of South Asia. Slices of the areca nut would be wrapped in betel leaves and chewed, giving a mild stimulant effect.

19th century

Dimensions: 7: x 3" x 3 1/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394797
Zentner Collection
$350.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel is carved with a landscape scene of a bridge with pine trees and rock formations.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 13 1/2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1394757
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel carved with a Shinto gate (torii) and temple lantern in a forest of pine trees.

Dimensions: 73 1/2" L x 1" D x 14 3/4" Height
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1940 item #1394754
Zentner Collection
$975.00
Japanese bronze fu-dog and ball. The playful fu-dog stands with mouth open in a dynamic pose with back feet on the ground and front paws on the ball. The ball is made of open work bronze with a design of peonies and scrolling vines.

Taisho Period C. 20th Century

Dimensions: 13 1/2" high x 16" long x 8" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394753
Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Antique Japanese Shinto tomyodai candle holder, in the shape of a hoju or precious stone from a Buddhist temple. Made of hand forged iron, with a beautiful aged patina.

Early Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 17 1/2" x 8" x 26" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1394752
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese large tsuri-doro, hanging temple lantern made of iron and bronze. Six sided form with tall, splayed feet. The sides and doors are made of iron and pierced with a kiri (paulownia) flower motif. Edo Period (At a later date, the paper was replaced with glass and the lantern was fitted with electrical.)

Dimensions: 24" high x 20 1/2" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394749
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Japanese samurai hanpo cheek guard armor. Black lacquered iron with 4 lamellar neck guard, laced with dark blue silk cords. The cheek guard is lacquered in red. Mounted on steel plates.

Edo period 19th century

Dimensions: 7" x 4" x 7" (10 1/2" height on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1394748
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Antique Japanese copper and bronze tsuri-doro, Buddhist temple hanging lantern. Six sided lantern with doors decorated with pierced designs of kiri blossoms and scrolling leaves. The base stands on feet which have a repouse design of lotus leaves. The top finial and handle is in the shape of a budding chrysanthemum flower. The double door is latched with a flying crane. Edo Period (at a later date, the paper of the lantern was replaced with a more durable material and the lantern was outfi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Pre 1900 item #1394746
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Indian damascened hand shield. Silver on copper, engraved decoration with black enamel ground. Mounted on a custom antiqued bronze stand presentation.

Late 19th / early 20th Century

Dimensions: 11" x 11" x 2" (15 1/2" on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394727
Zentner Collection
$6,775.00
Antique Japanese rare karuma tansu (wheeled chest). Made of solid quartered sawn keyaki (zelkova) wood with hand forged iron hardware. The upper portion of the chest has a large compartment opened by sliding panels with horizontal slats and heavy iron latch. The bottom portion has one large drawer. There is a small hidden compartment between the two portions of the chest. Gorgeous original finish with beautiful patina.

Mid Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 30 1/2" high x...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394723
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Antique Chinese 6-panel coromandel screen made of hardwood, possibly zitan. Inlaid with scholar items carved of various hardwoods and jade. All panels fit together with the original hooks and pins. In beautiful condition.

19th century

Dimensions: 77" high x 96" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394708
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique Japanese Samurai meadate (samurai helmet decoration) of a gilt dragon made of hand carved wood with lacquer, and metal. Details of whimsical flowing hair and long eye lashes. Mounted on a custom antiqued bronze metal stand for presentation.

Late Edo period

Dimensions: 17 3/4" x 4 1/2" x 6"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1394706
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique pair of Sino-Tibetan footed silver offering cups. Decorated with repousse floral motifs.

19th century

Dimensions: 2" x 2 1/8" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1394705
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Antique Sino-Tibetan silver cup with key fret border. Decorated with engraved deer, birds, and scrolling lotus in the round.

19th century

2 1/8" diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394650
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
Antique Chinese tall carved altar table made of hardwood with burl. Ornately carved with highly raised pierced ruyi motif. Dates from late 19th century to early 20th century

Dimensions: 41 1/2" high x 90" long x 17 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394647
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese small table top screen painting. A scene depicting a Spring landscape of green rolling hills and trees. A red sun (also a symbol of Japan) hides behind a finger of haze. On the left side of the screen, butterflies flit over a lizard who is hungrily eyeing a bee. Painted in light mineral colors on silk.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" high x 38 3/4" long
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1394616
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Chinese altar table constructed of hardwood and bamboo with original red lacquer finish. The woven bamboo creates openwork motifs of geometric design from all sides. Dates from late 19th c to early 20th c.

Dimensions: 80" L x 16 1/2" D x 35 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1394478
Zentner Collection
$3,250.00
Chinese hardwood coffer cabinet, with relief carvings throughout of floral motifs with pigments. The front of the cabinet holds three drawers, opened by brass pulls. The sides and apron of the cabinet are carved with openwork foliate scrolls.

Dimensions: 51 3/4" x 17 1/2" x 33 3/4"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394471
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Japanese Kiri Ko tansu with lock bar. Original red lacquer finish with hand forged iron plates and mounts. Safe box in corner conceals two small drawers within.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24 1/2" L x 13 3/4" D x 19 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394435
Zentner Collection
$275.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel carved with lakeside scene of pagodas in a pine tree forest.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 13 1/2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394434
Zentner Collection
$275.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel carved with lakeside scene of pagodas in a pine tree forest.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 13 1/2" Height