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All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Chinese Export : Pre 1920 item #1426020
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Glorious Chinese antique green Ishing square tubular shaped planter with precise bamboo design and impressed calligraphy. Impressed carouche stamp on bottom. Good condition.

Age: Republic Period

Size: 5.25"H x 1.5" x 1.5"
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Minerals : Pre 1900 item #1423285
Zentner Collection
$750.00
A stunning large natural quartz crystal oxide mineral with just a touch of smoke tonalities. Lighter tones lead to almost transparent clear mineral. A blend of smaller clusters of crystals making up the base leading single large crystal fading out at a 45 degree angle.

crystal was often mentioned in writings and used to decorate important religious objects, as it was thought that crystal manifested transcendence and the light of the heavens...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Ceramics : Italian : Pre AD 1000 item #1414888
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Red clay Roman pottery vessel with handle, flanged lip over curved body, worn white design, most likely a wine ewer, display stand.

Provenance Handley Collection
Date 300 AD
Size without stand H 9.5" x W 4.5"
with stand H 11 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Pre AD 1000 item #1414039
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Chinese Han Dynasty Gilt Bronze Chimera Wonderful Chinese Han Dynasty figure of a chimera. The mythical creature is whimsically posed with it's head turned over it's shoulder and it's mouth wide with it's tongue out. It's feet are hooves and on it's back are wings. Made of bronze and gilded, beautiful patina, eyes are made of inlaid turquoise.

Han Dynasty (206 BC-220 AD)

Size: 5 1/4" wide x 4 3/8" high.
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Religious Artifacts : Pre 1900 item #1413952
Zentner Collection
$4,750.00
Thai Antique Bronze Figure of Ksitigarbha and Demons Beautiful and unusual antique Thai gilt bronze figure of the Bodhisatva Ksitigarbha, called the Bodhisatva of Hell Beings because of his vow: "If the Hell is not empty, I will not attain Buddhahood". He is dedicated to revealing all the secrets of the teachings of Buddha to all sentient beings whether they be on earth or in Hell...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #1404605
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A gilt bronze figure of Heruka with fierce rolling tongue expression, holding a chopper and skull cup. The deity stands in a warrior's pose with right knee up and pivoting. The flowing drapery suggests movement and dance rituals. The figure is mounted on a bronze base.

Heruka is the name of a category of wrathful deities in Vajrayana Buddhism. These enlightened beings adopt a fierce countenance to benefit sentient beings. In East Asia, they are called Wisdom Kings...
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 : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1241689
Zentner Collection
$350.00
Lithograph page titled "Entrance To A Temple At Hakotadi" taken from the expedition of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's expeidition of Japan and Ryukyu, published between 1880-1890 by Sarony & Co NY. Commodore Perry (1794-1858) played a huge role in creating connections between Japan and the West. This lithograph depicts three monks, one kneeling before the other two, and one holding a spear in front of a beautiful two-story temple. A ship can be seen floating in the water beyond the temple's fence...
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240326
Zentner Collection
$950.00
Japanese painting circa 1880 of two warriors carrying torches titled "Soga Turo Sukenari and Soga Goro Tokimasa", based on the 13th century tale in which two brothers avenge their deceased father during the Gen Pei wars. It is set in a gorgeous carved woodblock frame. Artist name Yoshitoshi, part of his Historical Series. Dates from the late 19th century. Size: 19" wide 24" tall frame, 9.75" wide 14" tall painting
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Pre 1900 item #1240295
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese wooden fish jizai, designed for hanging a pot over fire to boil. Has a long iron chain with attached hook running from the tail, through the body, and coming out of the bottom. Very detailed carving showing charring from the fire.

19th Century Meiji Period (168-1912)

Size: 8.5" tall, 15.25" long, 3.5" wide