Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1389016
Zentner Collection
$3,600.00
Antique Japanese 2-section choba tansu (merchant's chest) from the Gifu area. Made of hinoki wood with extensive horizontal slats on the sides. The top section has sliding panels with horizontal slat over two small interior drawers. The bottom section has a long drawer over another sliding panel compartment also with horizontal slats. Below this is a series of 4 drawers of various sizes and, on the right, a small safe door covering two small interior drawers...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1389015
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Japanese pair of bronze chicken and rooster, finely cast with detailed bodies. The male rooster is posed with head bent down to peck at the ground while the female hen is posed with head faced forward.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 4 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1389005
Zentner Collection
$4,250.00
Japanese antique Shibayama inlaid horn vase, decorated with lotuses in a pond with flying cranes and song birds in shell inlay and gold maki-e lacquer. Inscribed with three characters and mounted on a wooden stand decorated w maki-e lacquer and carved design of scrolling vines.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 5/8" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1388957
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Japanese black lacquered wood stand, with shell inlay courtyard scene of scholars practicing calligraphy on a scroll, bamboo forest and other floral motifs, a butterfly, and a central figure holding an auspicious two character sign. The side panels have openwork carvings and scrolling apron. The feet all connect to a squared stretcher base.

Dimensions: 24" x 15" x 7 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1388954
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
Chinese rock crystal scholar's brush washer. Carved into the form of a large heavenly peach with twisting leaves and branches bearing smaller peaches. A small monkey is carved hanging onto the edge of the large peach, in a playful frog like pose. The reticulated carved brush washer rests on two small carved peaches as the feet.

Dimensions: 6" x 4" x 2" Height
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Glass : French : Pre 1920 item #1388663
Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
Pair of pate de verre figures of fu dog temple guardians. Made of rich red amber colored pate de verre "glass paste". Originally produced by Daum studio in Nancy, France. Each figure signed "Daum France".

Provenance: from a prominent bay area peninsula estate.

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2" x 4 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1388595
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
A Japanese Mokugyo wooden temple bell, carved from kusunoki (camphor) wood in the form of a lifelike human skull. Used to accompany chants (sutras) in Taoist and Buddhist ceremonies. The base of the skull is signed "Bononshi", with matching tomobako.

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" x 4 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1388591
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Japanese Antique keyaki (em) wood isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sendai area. Top portion of the chest has two small drawers (a rare configuration). There are 7 exterior drawers of various sizes and a safe box with a hinged door (with key) covering three small interior drawers. Hardware includes large lock plates with chrysanthemum mon and ornate pierced carved leaves.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35" high x 46 3/4" wide x 17" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1388588
Zentner Collection
$1,350.00
Antique Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with hand-forged iron hardware and plates. The upper unit holds two drawers with two iron pulls each. The lock plate of each drawer overlaid with brass turtle and kiri leaves. The lower unit holds two staggered larger drawers with small safe door.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 37 1/4" x 16" x 39 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1388516
Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
Japanese inro with a large standing bull, frontally positioned with head lowered and looking ahead at the viewer. From the ring in his nose is a rope leading off to the side. The reverse image is a scene, entirely in gold lacquer, of rolling hills and pine saplings in the foreground. The inro opens to reveal a compartment lacquered red on the inside with a small removable inset tray.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 2 3/8" high x 3" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1388506
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) with negoro lacquer finish (distressed red and black lacquer). Made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood. This chest has 10 drawers of various sizes and a compartment opened by sliding panels with one interior shelf. Extensive iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls. From the Matsumoto area of Japan.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 41 1/2" high x 31 1/2" wide x 14" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1800 item #1388121
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Tall standing Buddha carved of wood and worn from the elements. He stands in Mahakaruna Mudra, with his right arm extending from his hip and his left hand covering his heart in the gesture that symbolizes great compassion. His face is kind with a slight smile and he radiates a peaceful acceptance. Traces of black pigment. With custom iron stand.

16th/17th century

Dimensions: 59" high (71" high including base)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1388085
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Japanese Amida Buddha statue, gold gilt over wood with inlaid crystal third eye. Seated on a lotus throne atop a hexagonal base, carved with smoke and flowers. The left hand mudra showing Varada: a gesture for granting and fulfilling all wishing as well as bestowing mercy and charity. The raised right hand is cradling a golden ball representing enlightenment and everlasting knowledge...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387794
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Chinese wood carved plaque, created by two grandsons in memoriam of their deceased grandmother for what would have been her 70th birthday. The four large characters are "Peng Hu Chang Chun", which translates to "The flagons of the immortal beings in Penglai never get old". Legend tells that the coastal area of Penglai in the Shandong province of China is inhabited by immortal beings of kindness...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1387710
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Antique Japanese lacquer stand with intricate mother-of-pearl inlay and painted details. The top depicts a dragon floating in swirling clouds. Each cloud is a fine dusting of different colors of shell inlay. The base is decorated with a tiger near a rocky waterfall. The stand has two arching legs which end in shoulders and apron with reserves depicting kirin, a phoenix and chimera...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1387709
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Japanese ink painting, mounted on silk border and red lacquered frame. The painting depicts a Chinese style landscape painting of mountainous terrain, very reminiscent to the classical Song painting. In the foreground are five men washing each of their horse in the river bank and continuing their journey home. It's a very idyllic and romantic depiction of quiet life in the country.

Meiji Period

Dimensions: 68 1/2" x 193"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1387706
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Each mirror is carved with scrolling floral decoration and silver gilt on linden wood. The main body of the mirror is oxidized and cut. The surround is individually fitted on to outer frames. The mirror is also decorated with a top central crested mirror. *Note the other pair has a replaced mirror. From the Mondavi Estate.

19th century

Dimensions: 24" x 56"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1387690
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Vitex parviflora is a species of plant in the Verbenaceae family, known as smallflower chastetree, or Molave tree. It is found in Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines. The Molave has a natural golden tone that is indicative of the tree.

Dimensions: 17" x 14" x 36" H