Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1191862
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Antique chinese jade tiger in the archaic style. Intricately carved with exquisite detail on the musculature, head, tails, and paws. The tiger is snarling and twisting upwards. Circa 1900. It measures 4" tall 3" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1191857
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Chinese jade buffalo with wood stand. The buffalo is beautifully carved with incised details of hair on the head and around the eyes. circa 1900. It measures 4" wide 12" long 6" tall without stand.
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A wooden sculpture carved from a single block of wood of kannon or kwan yin. The work takes inspiration from the 6th century image at Horyuji temple in Ikaruga, Nara. Jimbo Yutaka (1923~) is known throughout Japan for his wooden sculptures and has done numerous exhibitions. The work comes with a tomobako with the inscription of the title of the work and the artist's signature and seals. The work also contains a signature by the artist. Age: Late Showa Period (1970-1980). Size" height 20" width 4...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1960 item #1191344
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A Mashiko ware tea bowl (chawan) by Hamada Shoji. The bowl is glazed in a style known as kaki yu or persimmon color glaze which is often seen in Mashiko wares. Hamada Shoji along with Yanagi Muneyoshi and Barnard Leech were part of the mingei movement in the late 20th century. The movement emphasized the simple minimalist beauty found in daily objects made by unknown artists. Thus, Shoji never signed his works, where he too wanted people to simply appreciate his ceramics, not his notoriety. Age:...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1191178
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Splendid Chinese marble Moghul bowl with variety of gems inset in gold. The gems vary between beautiful and radiant ruby, emerald and sapphire. Decorated all over with a peony motif. Beautifully carved design of a chrysanthemum on bottom and a peony carved on the inside bottom. Condition report: 1 loss gem. Age: Qing Dynasty (1735 - 1796). Size: 7.25" diameter x 3" height.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1191029
Zentner Collection
$6,250.00
Antique Chinese large lapis stone carved into a lidded bottle with highly raised dragon-like chimera, topped with a lid in the form of a hu-bird, beautiful lapis ranging from dark to light and mottled all over with areas of quartz, 19th century. Size: 7" high x 4" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1191019
Zentner Collection
$375.00
Delightful vintage Chinese jade "stone fruit" grapes with beautiful agate leafs. Age: 20th Century (circa 1970). Size: 7" L x 5" W.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1191012
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Chinese jade carved container in the style of archaic bronzes, with fitted lid, square form with flanged handles on either side, carved all over with archaic motifs, a total of ten pierced carved handles in the form of lions heads each with a freely carved ring in it's mouth, beautiful translucent green jade with pale green and white striations, Republic Period. Size including wooden stand: 9 1/4" high x 5 1/2" wide x 3 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1190992
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Antique Chinese pair of lions, made all of gilt copper repouse and cloisonne, the female lion rests her paw on her young lion who is laying on it's back, the male lion has his paw resting on a ball with elaborately draped ribbons symbolizing the world, each lion has a bell hanging from around it's neck, the cloisonne work is extremely ornate with detailed patterns, birds and flowers, beautiful and dramatic, 19th century. Size of each: 20 1/2" high x 13" wide x 18" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Folk Art : Pre 1900 item #1190989
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Beautiful Japanese antique pulley made out of keyaki wood with all original finish and wonderful patina. This piece is enhanced by its trapezoid shape and utilitarian qualities. Age: Edo Period. Size: 14.75" h x 9.5" w x 5" d
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1800 item #1190803
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A beautiful red zitan incense table with burlwood inset top; carved signature of and accompanied by the original inscribed wooden tomabako; Zitan.

Age: 18th Century Qing Dynasty
China Provenance: acquired in Tokyo, Japan.

Size: 26.75" Height x 15" Width.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1190385
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Rather unusual zenibako where the fittings seen on the box are typically done in iron, the fittings of this zenibako are carved from the wooden pieces that are used for this box. The top section of the box contains the characters: Kin Senryo, or 1000 Ryo of Gold and underneath the lid is a lacquer decoration of a Tensho period gold coin. A traditional lock and key comes with the zenibako and a manju netsuke with an ojime decorated with images of mice. Age: late 19th to early 20th century. Size: ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1190330
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Kazak rug with blue, red and olive green colors. the border has four bands. The three medallions sit amongst a blue ground interspersed with flowers. 19th-20th century. It measures 7'3" by 5'2".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1190271
Zentner Collection
$300.00
Antique Japanese vase decorated with scroll vine motifs around the mouth of the vase and animal like figures near the mid-section of the vase. The glaze used for this piece is emulation Jun ware which was developed in the Song Dynasty in China and in Japan, Song dynasty style glazes captivated connoisseurs and tea masters. The popularity and preferences of these glaze still continue to this day. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: Height 14" Diameter 7"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1920 item #1190270
Zentner Collection
$200.00
A simple yet artistic Seto ware jar. The jar is done in a creme base with a brown and green color drip glaze surrounding the piece. The style of glazes is reminiscent of the expressions seen Japanese earthenwares of Seto, Tanba, or Kyoto. The work contains a signature-like inscription on the bottom which reads, Sanshun. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: Height 9" Diameter 9.1"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1190256
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$3,000.00
Beautiful Chinese jade carving of a standing maiden, carved of light green jade with subtle white striations, she stands with one arm behind her and another hand in front holding the sash of her long, flowing robe, Republic Period (c1940) Size: 8 1/2" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1190243
Zentner Collection
$150.00
Antique Japanese tall banner for Boy's Day celebration, two mon (family crests), scene depicting a noted scene from a noh play called Takasago. The two old couples represent the wish for a couple to be together till the end. The rake represents raking in fortune and the broom for sweeping away misfortune and bad energy. A crane above and an ancient turtle below, both also symbolic of longevity. The banner is painted in mineral pigments on cotton. 190" high x 26 1/2" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1190123
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Hand knotted yoruk rug with two bands of decoration bordered by rust and black bands. c1920. It measures 104 cm by 85 cm.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1190122
Zentner Collection
$475.00

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Hand knoted persian rug made of wool. Dark blue against a pale rose ground makes this an eye catching piece. The central medallion is bordered with a pale green. The border has floral scrolling band between bands with parallelograms in blue, green, and rose pink. Staines and wear in central area. It measures 7'7" by 5'7"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1190121
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Beautiful Persian hand knotted rug with dark blue and rose coloration with vibrant orange highlights, early 20th century. It measures 10'4" by 4'9".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1189941
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Fine Chinese antique hardwood corner chair, inlaid with mother of pearl with designs of flowers and flower baskets with birds and dragons. Beautifully carved, curved arms. Age: Republic Period (c1910). Size: 27.5"w x 33.5"h x 17.78" seat height.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1189827
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$2,150.00
Hand knotted kashkaie rug made of wool. It has a beautiful design of bands with large medallions interspersed with bands of small rectalinear medallions (c1950) It measures 6'2" by 8'7".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1189824
Zentner Collection
$2,175.00
Kazak style hand knotted wool rug with central red hexagonal medallion on a blue ground with a cream colored border C.1925. Vibrant original colors. Great for everyday use. Size: measures 7'1"" by 8'7".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1189302
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
A large antique Meiji period Kutani plate decorated with motifs of peonies set in the center of the plate surrounded by gold scrolling vines and stylized flowers. The pink peonies are done in an unglazed-like style while the blue peonies are done with glaze. The underside of the plate is decorated with scrolling vines set in a green background. Additionally, the center of the back contains the inscription, Dai Nippon Kutani sei, or produced by Dai Nippon Kutani. Inscriptions of this type of Kuta...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1189294
Zentner Collection
$875.00
A set of 7 fluted plates decorated with various plants symbolic to Japanese culture and motifs often seen in Japanese porcelains known as Imari ware. The plates contain an inscription, kigyoukuhoutei no chin, that often is associated with a specific type of Imari ware known as Daiseiji Imari ware. The motifs, designs, and at times the inscriptions take inspiration from Chinese Qing dynasty porcelain wares. Age: 19th century. Size: height 1.25" diameter 8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1189293
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Kazak hand knotted rug made of wool from the middle east. Beautiful central medallion with blue, red and green design on a pale yellow/cream colored ground. The border has unusual medallion shaped design in red with blue, blue with yellow, and light pink with green. It measures 8' by 10'8".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1189290
Zentner Collection
$800.00
An antique Japanese Karatsu ware tea container or chaire with motif of donkeys painted on the side of the piece. One side is painted in a indigo blue color with a fine tip and on the other side is brown done in thicker lines. The motif of donkeys in Japanese art may infer to the literati taste of a rustic and simple lifestyle. The motif is not often seen in ceramics, but mostly in paintings influenced by Chinese works. Also typically with painted Karatsu (e-Karatsu), motifs of reeds or geometric...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1189285
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$6,000.00
Antique hand knotted Yomud persian rug in dark reds with black and white accents. The rug has a long fringe, approximately 6" on each side. Early 20th century. It measures 9'11" by 7'10".
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1189274
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$2,000.00
Hand knotted Kazak rug with blue, red and yellow hues throughout. The border is an ornate interlacing pattern. It measures 97" by 69".
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1189188
Zentner Collection
$850.00
An antique Bizen ware figure of Daikoku, one of the seven fortune gods in Japan. Daikoku is holding a mallet (uchide kozuchi) which Daikoku often holds. On the other hand, he is holding a two legged radish. The word radish in Japanese, daikon, is somewhat synonymous to Daikoku and a legend exist of how the two legged radish became associated with Daikoku. Age: Meiji Period. Size: height 6" width 3.3" length 4.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Earthenware : Pre 1900 item #1189186
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$1,250.00
Shiro Satsuma (White Satsuma) ware sake decanter shaped in the form of a turtle. In Japanese, the word asobi may be translated as playful where the tail is stylized in the shape of a handle and the lid to the decanter is using one of the hexagonal piece of the back of the turtle. The decanter comes with a box. The underside of the lid contains an inscription: (translation) During the 17th year of Meiji (1884) , the piece was a gift from Mr. Habu and has been treasured since. Age: 19th century. S...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Porcelain : Pre 1910 item #1189185
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A fine porcelain vase with two carps painted by Makuzu Kozan, also known as Miyagawa Kozan (1842-1916). The vase comes with a tomobako inscribed, signed, and sealed by the artist. Kozan's family originally produced fine tea ceramics for the imperial court during the end of the Edo period. During the Meiji period, Kozan moved his kiln from Kyoto to Yokohama to produce export ware. In 1876, Kozan exhibited his work at the Philadelphia World Exposition and his name was known internationally. By thi...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1188739
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Beautiful ancient Chinese jade neolithic axe with calcification in the edge with an intricate fine carved image (Taotic). It is preserved in a case. Age: Neolithic Period, Liangshu culture c3000 BC. Size: 5.5" L x 2.75" H
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 : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1188736
Zentner Collection
$1,100.00
Persian Afshar hand knotted wool rug. The Afshar were a preeminent nomad tribe who crafted high quality rugs. The three stepped medallions in the center is one of their typical designs. The center ground is a dark blue spotted with flowers surrounding the three cream colored medallions that are stepped in red, Age early 20th century. It measures 82" by 58"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Middle Eastern : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1188732
Zentner Collection
$600.00
Uzbek/kazak hand knotted wool rug. The center is dominated by a light yellow medallion edged with red. The exterior band has a rectalinear pattern in blues, greens, reds and yellows bordered by two narrow bands filled with flowers. Dates from mid 20th century. It measures 42" by 53".