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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365541
Zentner Collection
$700.00
Antique Japanese ko tansu (small chest of drawers). The piece is made with Sugi (cypress) hardwood top and sides, while the front is made with Kuri (chestnut) wood, with the original red lacquer finish and black lacquer frame. The piece holds five drawers of various sizes with heavy iron lingzhi form lock plates, and warabite style handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 25" L x 9" D x 22.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1365540
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Large framed Chinese painting on silk ground, of two white herons crouching beneath lotuses and reeds, as a small hummingbird flies into frame from the top lefthand side. The painting is displayed within a bamboo style gilt hardwood edge frame.

18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 37" W x 60" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1365483
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique Japanese geta bako (shoe chest). Made of sugi (Japanese cypress) wood. The sliding panels are carved with a bird on pine branches. The largest compartment has sliders with vertical slats with bamboo details and shelves on the inside for shoes. There is a tall, narrow compartment on the right for umbrellas.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 34 1/2" high x 28 1/2" wide x 11 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365482
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique Japanese Kiri (paulownia) gyosho bako, or merchant's box. The tall, slender box door opens by a ring pull on a round lock plate . The interior holds three open shelves with two lower drawers. Original finish hardwood.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 9" W x 12" D x 16.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365472
Zentner Collection
$1,150.00
An unusual Japanese Kiri (paulownia) tansu. The top and bottom of the chest holds the longest two drawers. The midsection holds 6 identical drawers with kan (ring) pulls, similar to a medicine tansu with many small drawers. All original finish hardwood. Possible amerchant tansu to store paper.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 30" L x 13.5" D x 21" H

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1365442
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SOLD
Japanese antique mizuya (kitchen tansu) in two sections from the Osaka area. The frame of this piece is made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and the panels are made of keyaki (elm) wood. The finish is all original with a deep brown lacquer on the frame and a translucent reddish orange lacquer on the drawers and sliding panels. The top section has a large compartment with solid sliding panels above another compartment covered with carved open work panels and wire mesh. Below this is a horizo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365316
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Antique Japanese ko tansu, or small hardwood chest of many drawers. Made of Sugi (cedar wood), all original finish and condition. Several drawers feature hand-written kanji adding charm to the piece.

Dimensions: 34" L x 16.5" D x 17" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1365115
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Small Japanese antique jewelry box, decorated all over with scenes of tiny chrysanthemums made of gold and silver mixed metal inlay on a gold lacquer (kinji) ground. The tiny safe box door is hinged and opens to reveal a scene of a golden bird on a blossoming plum branch near a fence. This scene spans both the interior of the door and three tiny interior drawers. The blossoms are made of gold and silver lacquer and the ground is a lovely dense and fine nishiji (gold flecks). Each drawer is...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365113
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Antique Japanese sword tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) hardwood, all original finish. The piece holds two large drawers and two small corner drawers, accented with heavy iron handles, lock plates, and corner hardware. The sides of the piece feature long iron fittings for carrying.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 45.5" L x 15.5" D x 16" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365108
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Antique Japanese ikebana basket, all hand-woven with sections of bamboo. The body is a cylindrical shape, narrowing towards the bottom four short feet. The handle is made with natural Wisteria branches. The interior holds two small wooden containers to hold beautiful arrangements of flowers.

Dimensions: 7" L x 6.5" D x 17.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1365042
Zentner Collection
SOLD
A small Japanese hardwood desk, with gorgeous root burl top. Three drawers of varied size open in front with iron handles. The desk stands on two ornately carved feet with pierced sides. Beautiful original condition.

19th Century Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 48.75" L x 13.75" D x 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1364955
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Japanese antique apothecary (medicine) chest for a merchant of herbs. Made of 100% hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with 35 drawers of various sizes. Hand forged Iron hardware includes hirute and ring shaped drawer pulls. From the Kansai Area.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 28 1/2" high x 35 3/4" wide x 11 1/4" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364885
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Antique Japanese zenibako, or money box, made of heavy Keyaki (elm) wood. The piece uses a funnel top lid for collecting temple offerings, secured with a very large iron front lock. Original condition. With mortis and tenon joinery.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 10.75" W x 17" D x 12.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364738
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Unusual Japanese chobako (merchant's box), made with Keyaki (elm) hardwood, and natural Keyaki burl front panels, all original finish. This piece originates out of the Kanto region of Japan, as seen in the style of iron hardware that is used. Heavy in weight.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 34.25" L x 15" D x 18.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1364695
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Japanese woven suiban. This low, shallow container is used for ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular in form, this suiban is raised on low feet. A grain or leaf-like design is woven into all sides and the corners have intricate knot work. An oval shaped metal container sits perfectly inside for holding water.

Taisho Period

Dimensions: 4 1/2" high x 19 1/2" long x 12" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1364650
Zentner Collection
SOLD
A traditional pair of Korean hand-carved wood clogs, or Namakshin. This type of footwear was originally introduced to Korea by shipwrecked Dutch sailors during the mid 1600s. Similar to the Japanese geta, Namakshin have two stilts beneath each shoe, designed to protect one's feet from muddy, wet ground.

Chosun Period

Dimensions: 10.5" L x 3.25" W x 6.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1364649
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Beautiful Japanese carved Noh theater mask of Zo-onna (beautiful woman). Carved out of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and painted with seashell and natural pigments. This mask is masterfully carved and painted with subtle detail like her very slight smile and the small dimple just above her chin. The mask is signed and has it's original tomobako (also with the same signature).

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Size: 8 1/4" long x 5 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1364605
Zentner Collection
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Antique Japanese suzuribako, or calligraphy box, made with Keyaki (elm) wood with natural finish. The lid of the box opens to a shallow compartment for storing calligraphy papers, while the three front drawers would store other calligrapher's tools such as brushes, inkstones, and brush pots.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 10" W x 15" D x 10.5" H