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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
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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
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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
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$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
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$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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1394433
Zentner Collection
$350.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel is carved with a hawk (taka) on a pine branch. This motif in Japanese art is called "matsutaka-zu".

Dimensions: 67 1/2" L x 1" D x 14 3/4" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394432
Zentner Collection
$375.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel is carved with a landscape scene of a bride with pine trees and rock formations.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 13 1/2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394417
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$2,250.00
Antique Japanese single section mizuya (kitchen tansu) made of sugi (crytomeria) wood and finished a light natural color. The large single compartment is opened by two sliding panels with details made of keyaki wood and rounded horizontal rounded slatsof sugi wood.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 33" high x 71 1/4" wide x 19 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394414
Zentner Collection
$950.00
Antique Korean single section cabinet made with elm wood and hardwood burl panels. Hardware is made of brass. Beautiful rich patina. The upper portion has four small drawers in a horizontal row along the very top. The body of the chest is mostly made up of two large compartments opened by hinged doors.

19th century

Dimensions: 46 3/4" high x 43" widest (40 3/4" wide in middle) x 21" deepest (20" deep in middle)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1394413
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Antique Japanese wood ranma (transom) with a black lacquer frame. The center panel is carved with a crane flying through pine trees. The crane, as well as the pine, are both symbols of a long and healthy life.

Dimensions: 73" L x 1" D x 14 3/4" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1394373
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Chinese hardwood cabinet made with Jumu (elm) or "chicken wing" wood and brass pulls and mounts. The double front doors showcase the dramatic natural grain. Behind each set of doors are a red lacquered interior with single shelving. The mid section of the cabinet holds two drawers that open with auspicious lucky bat handles.

19th century

Dimensions: 24" L x 15" D x 70" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394372
Zentner Collection
$2,950.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu made of keyaki (elm) wood. The top portion has two small drawers. The middle portion has a compartment opened by sliding panels with horizontal slats. The slats are made of quarter sawn keyaki wood which dramatically accents the striped quality of the wood grain. Below this is a single large drawer. The hardware is made of iron and includes round lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 31" high x 24" wide x 14 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1394362
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$950.00
Antique Japanese hand scroll painting of Legends of Mount Shigi based on a painting called Shigisan-engi. The long narrative scroll depicts miracles revolving around a monk named Myoren who lived on Mount Shigi. According to the legends, Myoren was drawn to Mount Shigi by a Buddha statue. He built a shrine there and, that winter, he survived on rice provided to him by his roving rice bowl. This rice bowl would go down to the storehouse of a rich farmer every day, fill it's self up and re...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1394283
Zentner Collection
$875.00
Antique Japanese red lacquer trunk. Hardware is made of copper and ornately incised. Papered on the inside.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 14" high x 24" wide x 16 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394275
Zentner Collection
$795.00
Antique Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest) made of kiri (paulownia) wood. Iron hardware includes warabite shaped drawer pulls and round lock plates. There are two large exterior drawers. In the bottom right hand corner is a safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 20" high x 37" wide x 16 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1394270
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$9,500.00
Incredible Japanese 2 section isho tansu (clothing chest) constructed of Keyaki (elm) wood, with natural Keyaki quartered sawn burl front drawers. With hand forged iron handles and plates. Stunning clear lacquer original finish, overall in very good condition.

Early Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35"L x 16 1/2" D x 50" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394227
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$3,500.00
Japanese set of 12 flathead piercing tip arrows. Polished, forged steel tips. Mounted on a circular presentation base. Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords. There are many different kinds of arrowhead and they all have their own special name. Togari-ya is a simple pointed design.

Edo p. (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 7" x 2 1/2" x 13" H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394226
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A collection of 14 piercing tip arrows, forged iron, mounted on steel plates and armature wire. Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords.

Edo p. (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 8" x 3" x 9 1/2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1910 item #1394225
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A ceremonial presentation of Japanese yan one (arrow heads) to the Hachiman deity, performed by the Iwashimizu Hachimangu Temple.
These arrowheads are made the same as swords and other edged weapons as they are folded steel and most are tempered. Yanone were used for battle, hunting, gifts or rewards and for presentations as shown here. There are many different kinds of arrowhead and they all have their own special name. Togari-ya is a simple pointed design. The yanagi-ba, also known ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394224
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Japanese collection of 23 arrows with various shaped heads and a rare set of 8 Ageha swallowtail tips. Forged steel, mounted on steel plates and armature wire. Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords.

18th c. Edo p. (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 12" x 4" x 12" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394222
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A collection of arrowheads, pierced with the single cherry flower of the Sada-uji and the double cherry flower of the Matamasa family crests. The central arrow with the Sanskrit character for protection by the deity Hachiman, signed Minamoto no Mitsumasa, Nobokuni of Chikuzei. Both clans Sada-uji and Matamasa were in support of the Tokugawa clan.

Yanagi-Ba (Willow Leaf) These YaNoNe are very elaborate with saw-cut patterns like Sakura (cherry blossom), Inome (heart shape or boars ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394221
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Comprised of solid forged steel head, cut-out stencil family crest of Sada-uji and Matamasa clans.
Ya used in war by the samurai had a variety of tips called yajiri or yanone; these arrowheads were forged using the same steel (tamahagane) and methods as traditional Japanese swords. There are many different kinds of arrowhead and they all have their own special name.
These YaNoNe are very elaborate with saw-cut patterns like Sakura (cherry blossom), Inome (heart shape or boars...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394217
Zentner Collection
$8,500.00
Japanese special set of 10 Kichi arrows, with consecration marks by the Kichijo-ji Temple. Kichi means good omen. Forged steel, with red lacquered tips. Mounted in splayed fan shape. Very unusual original red lacquered tips.

Edo p. (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 6" x 2 1/2" x 12" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394216
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$5,000.00
Japanese Jumonji Yari cross spearhead. Hand forged steel done in the same fashion as samurai swords.

Early yari are believed to have been derived from Chinese spears, these hoko yari are thought to be from the Nara period (710-794), and while they were present in early Japan's history, the term yari appeared for the first time in written sources in 1334 but this type of spear did not become popular until the late 15th century.
During the peaceful Edo era yari were still produ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394215
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$6,500.00
Japanese set of 2 Yari spears, signed Yamato Fujiwara Sensada. Hand forged steel, done in the same many and technique as samurai swords.

Early yari are believed to have been derived from Chinese spears, these hoko yari are thought to be from the Nara period (710-794), and while they were present in early Japan's history, the term yari appeared for the first time in written sources in 1334 but this type of spear did not become popular until the late 15th century.
During the ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394214
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A complete set of seven Japanese piercing Yajiri (Yanone) hand forged iron arrows heads. Signed with the pierced Mori clan family crest.
Watakusi (Flesh Terror / Barbed) These shapes are usually very ornamental in form and would have been originally used in battle. Each arrowheads can vary in length from 1 inch to over 6 inches and most have a saw cut piercing. The Mei (signature) on this style of arrowhead would usually be located on the nakago. The pierced designs vary from I...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394213
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$8,200.00
A set of 5 Japanese karimata arrow collection. Forged iron, mounted on steel plates and armature wire.

The forked arrowhead (karimata) was named after its resemblance to the V-formation flight of wild geese. Such arrows of different sizes were highly prized on the battlefield and for hunting large game. The Japanese arrowheads, many resembling miniature spears, were made in hundreds of varied shapes of folded, tempered steel. They were attached to the bamboo shafts by means of lo...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1910 item #1393977
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$1,650.00
Antique Chinese ovoid shaped snuff bottle carved of rutilated quartz. Clear quartz crystal dense with black needles. With orange agate lid.

Late 19th Century

Dimensions: 2 1/4" high (not including lid)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1393975
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$2,000.00
Antique Chinese carved jadeite snuff bottle. The stone is mottled with variations of green including small striations of a brilliant apple-green color. The flattened globular formed body is carved with peony flowers on one side and lotus blossoms and birds on the other.

19th century

Dimensions: 2" high (not including lid)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1393974
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$2,950.00
Chinese antique carving of a dog in a relaxed recumbent position, looking over his shoulder, with a curling tail. Carved of pale green jade.

C. 19th Century

Dimensions: 2 1/2" long