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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361309
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Antique Japanese bronze vase, with two swimming koi fish in high relief. Hand-signed by the artist on its side. Given as a gift in 1964 with special commemorative inscription on foot.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 9" x 9" x 15" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361308
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Antique Japanese Noh theatre mask of a young woman, or Onna. Hand-carved cypress wood with katabori chisel mark patina. Her face is hand-painted in dimensional flesh tones, with blackened teeth, red lips, and wisps of hair.

Taisho period circa 1920

Dimensions: 5.25" L x 3" D x 8.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361248
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese gilt lacquered kanban, or shop sign. With hand-painted portrait of the shop's owner and the words "Trade Mark" above and kanji below.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" W x 2" D x 54" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361160
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$1,750.00
Antique Japanese set of 7 imari plates, with cobalt blue underglaze phoenix motif accented in gilt, surrounded by a network of various flowers, red and gilt emblems, butterflies, and cobalt blue geometric design along the inner rim. The underside features designs of mon with leaves and tassels, and six character mark in the center of the foot.

Size: 9.5" W x 1.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1361156
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$2,000.00
Japanese antique transom made of keyaki (elm) wood and carved with a scene of Ushiwaka and Benkei battling on Gojo Bridge in Kyoto. The young samurai, Yoshitsune (also known as Ushiwaka-maru) is depicted in an acrobatic pose, leaping over Benkei, the giant wild-man who was intent on stealing Ushiwaka's sword. Another samurai is carved below them, his much smaller form suggesting he is far below the action...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1361137
The Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Japanese antique transom made of keyaki (elm) wood and carved with scenes of samurai warriors. On the left hand side, a general gives orders to his troops (small figures carved in the round) partially behind a camp curtain. On the right hand side, another samurai rides a battle horse and raises his weapon high over his head. All around them are pine branches and swirling mist.

Edo Period (19th century)

Dimensions: 17 1/4" high x 45 1/2" long x 5 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360369
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An antique, entirely custom hand-painted Japanese two-section kimono tansu. Made of Persimmon wood.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions : 46.75" L x 16.75" D x 41" H

A write up from the artists :


The Fox and Persimmon Tansu

This unusual, mid-size, two section kimono tansu was handcrafted, circa 1920-1930, of beautiful rich persimmon wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360324
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$2,400.00
Antique Japanese set of 10 imari plates with foliate edges, underglaze motifs of and scrolling vines with gilt accents. The underside features cobalt blue underglaze auspicious objects and a four character signature.

Size: 9.5" W x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360323
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$750.00
Antique Japanese hardwood cha tansu (tea chest) with four tiered shelves for the display of tea ceremony articles such as tea pots, plates, etc. The top right section holds a storage compartment behind two sliding panels, while the lower section holds both a large shelved compartment and a secret hidden drawer. Late Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 28.75" L x 10.75" D x 36" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360155
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$2,250.00
Antique Japanese kannon biraki tansu of an unusual small size, made of Kiri (paulownia) wood. The front of the chest is covered in ornate iron hardware with studs. The central lock is a motif of Kiri leaves with two door pulls. The doors open to a shelved interior space with two exterior drawers below. All original condition.

Size: 22.5" L x 15.25" D x 19" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360150
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$3,675.00
A Beautiful unusual Japanese display cha dana tansu, with 3 sets of sliding Keyaki burl front panels with copper handle pulls, 11 drawers with iron warabite handles, and an open compartment with shelves for the display of tea ceremony articles. This piece features a secret compartment hidden underneath one of the top panels.

Meiji period (1868-1912) 19th century.

Size: 69.25" L x 14.5" D x 36" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359331
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$850.00
Antique Japanese scroll painting attributed to Kano Seisei (1795-1846). The image is an arrangement of red and white flowers with kiri leaves in its center, hanging from a sudare (bamboo screen) with long tassels. Signed with red chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 8.75" W x 62.5" H (artwork only) 6" W x 39" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359303
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$2,400.00
Japanese noh theater mask of a woman, carved with pierced eyes, mouth, and nostrils for the wearer, as well as two pierced holes at the temples to be secured against one's head. Lacquered in flesh tone, black hair and blackened teeth and eyes, red lips, and black lacquer interior. With kiri (paulownia) tomobako, inscribed with the name "Zouonna".

Size: 5.5" L x 3" D x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Tea Articles : Pre 1900 item #1359301
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$1,200.00
Antique Japanese Oribe mizusashi (water container) for use during the Tea Ceremony. Coil form body, glazed with thick deep green glaze with hints of a lovely deep red in areas. Custom fitted with a simple black lacquer lid.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions:5 3/4" high x 5" wide diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359277
The Zentner Collection
$2,400.00
Japanese noh theater mask of a young woman, carved with pierced eyes, mouth, and nostrils for the wearer, as well as two pierced holes at the temples to be secured against one's head. Lacquered in flesh tone, black hair and blackened teeth and eyes, red lips, and black lacquer interior. With kiri (paulownia) tomobako, inscribed with the name "Juuroku".

Size: 5.25" L x 3" D x 8.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359211
The Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Antique Japanese pair of boxwood okimono Nio. The Nio are guardians to Buddhist temples, and enforcers of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1359207
The Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Japanese 17th/18th century scroll painting of a buddhist priest, outlined in a very rare style of incredibly tiny calligraphy mantra. The mantra repeats "Amida Butsu Nam Mo". The meditating priest holds a strand of mala beads and a willow branch and is seated upon a green lotus throne on clouds. The figure is most likely "Dengyo Daishi", the monk who brought Buddhism into Japan...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1358880
The Zentner Collection
$1,450.00
An Charming Original Miniature Japanese six panel silver leaf screen. Beautiful silver and light gold tone splash patina. Wonderful original condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 46" L x 22" H