The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1356327
The Zentner Collection
$2,800.00
Antique Tibetan Mala prayer beads, made with beads of conch shell strung on leather cord. Two leather tassels hand from its sides, with beads of white brass, ending with two highly important symbols in Tibetan Buddhism; a Vajra and a bell. Tibetan malas are comprised of 108 beads, used to count the number of times a mantra is recited during meditation. 19th century

Size: 18" total length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1356320
The Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Antique Tibetan long, colorful necklace, comprised of many different shapes of beads of amber, turquoise, coral, Dzi beads and silver.

19th century

Size: 23" total length
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356301
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Chinese western style landscape scroll painting, signed Gao Di Sheng with red chop, with auspicious calligraphy inscription above on a pink background with gold flecks, signed with two red chops.

Size: 17.75" W x 79.5" H (entire scroll) 13" W x 31" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1356256
The Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Chinese calligraphy scroll painting, signed Li Xian Gen (1893-1943), a secretary to Sun Zhong Shan, with two red chops.

Size: 14.25" W x 85" H (entire scroll) 9.25" W x 19.75" H (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356246
The Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese painting on silk, of a pair of black birds pierced on the branch of a tree. With calligraphy and red chop signature.

Size: 12.5" W x 52" H (entire scroll) 7.75" W x 18.75" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1356239
The Zentner Collection
$125.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a small bird, perching on the branch of a tall growth of flowers. Signed with red chop.

Size: 16" W 9 69" H (entire scroll) 10.25" W x 38" H (painting only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1356237
The Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a horse, done in sumi ink, its legs kicked up into the air. Very disciplined calligraphy brush work is used, and may have been executed by a Zen Buddhist monk. This horse painting was possibly cut down from a larger screen and mounted as a scroll.

18th century Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 17.5" W x 52" H (entire scroll) 14.25" W x 20.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1356236
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Antique Japanese small Kiri tansu from the Sakata region, with red lacquer top and sides and black lacquer front. Motifs of bamboo, pine, kiri leaves, and other floral imagery can be seen in the iron plates of each drawer. The bottom right corner houses an ornate lockbox with two small drawers inside. Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 33.25" L x 16" W x 21.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1356206
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Original Japanese print by well known artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Let Wisdom Arise Within Us" (Blue) , number 23/100, and signed in pencil along the bottom. Wonderful depiction of a goddess wielding a sword while riding on the back of a growling fu lion, surrounded by large bouquets of peonies, the flower petals blown around her by mystic winds.

Size: 19" W x 26" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1356042
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Antique Japanese unusual personal storage tansu made of Sugi (cedar) wood, with three attractive Keyaki (elm) front drawers. The large sliding door panels open to a roomy interior, with asymmetrical shelving and several small drawers for the display and safe keeping of smaller objects of value.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 46.5" L x 15.25" W x 22.5" H Size:
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1355975
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Antique Chinese pair of tall hardwood stands, carved to look like they are comprised of stalks of bamboo. The tops show their natural woodgrain beautifully through the dark finish. The underside panels and connecting unit between its legs are designed like reticulated bamboo.

Size: 12.25" L x 12.25" W x 34" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1355903
The Zentner Collection
$2,600.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of Hinoki (cedar) and Sugi (cypress) hardwoods in a rich medium finish, of a classic design with large warabite style drawer pulls, simple iron corner and lock hardware, two sliding middle panels with interior storage compartment, and side lockbox with two small drawers inside.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 29.25" L x 14.5" W x 29.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1920 item #1355479
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Japanese indigo ikat cotton coat, with neutral color sakiori (rag woven) cotton collar, its edges reinforced with white sashiko stitching.

Size: 35.25" L x 36" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1355412
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Antique Japanese small personal tansu chest, made all from Kiri (paulownia) wood with natural finish and simplistic black iron hardware. The upper area has two sliding doors with lotus pedal handles and center lock, while the bottom section houses three small drawers and two large drawers below.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 37" L x 16.5" W x 20" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355406
The Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze Dakini, with traces of silver, inlay of coral and turquoise. In her hands are a raised kappala (or skull cup) filled with the elixir of life, and a curved blade. She is dancing on top of corpses to show her rule over ignorance and ego. Her lotus pedestal is made of gilt copper.

The Dakini are wrathful female deities often shown nude with long, flowing hair and glowering expression. Their name means "sky dancer" in Sanskrit as they lead the deceased into th...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355393
The Zentner Collection
$8,750.00
Tibetan gilt bronze Buddhist deity figures, posed into a tantric Yab-yum ("Father / Mother") position is a common symbol in the Buddhist art in India, Button, Nepal, and Tibet. It represents the primordial union of wisdom and compassion, depicted as a male deity in sexual union with his female consort. Its also a reincarnation image of creation. The male deity figure wears an elaborate crown with inlay of diamonds and pointed finial. He holds in his hands a vajra (mean...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1355349
The Zentner Collection
$125.00
Listed Price $275.00
Antique Chinese porcelain cricket cage of a gourd form. Its lid has reticulated air vents, enamel peonies and Chinese characters and gilt edge details. The cage front has enamel scene of a young boy and girl having tea in a field of flowers, with an inscription on the backside. Red four character mark on base.

Size: 4.75" L x 2.75" W x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1355337
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Antique Sumatra / Indonesian sterling silver betel nut box. Its sides are decorated by impressions of flowers and vines, as well as the corners of the lid with top handle. There are four lidded compartments and one open compartment inside with patina from use and remnants of slaked lime. Embossed silver hallmark on bottom of box.

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...