The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1365115
The 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)...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1351378
The Zentner Collection
$1,350.00
Of Steeply conical form with a bulbous top. This jingasa is constructed of hide and cloth, shaped in a mold, lacquered in reddish brown lacquer, with a gilt rising sun mon on the rounded apex. This example would have been worn by foot soldiers. Mounted on a custom iron stand.

Meiji Period 19th Century

Size: 12" diameter x 7"H (20.5" H on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1351377
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
A circular form rising to a shallow point at the center, this jingasa is made of hide and cloth shaped in a mold, then finally black lacquered. It is decorated in front with a gold lacquered mon of an enzo which represents eternity. Mounted on a custom iron stand.

Edo Period 19th Century

Size: 18.5" diameter x 4" H (29.5" H on stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1343495
The Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
A wonderful patina lacquered Japanese black power container. Consisting of lacquered washi paper wooven tightly onto a natural gourd. The woven basketry work is detailed with the original attached stopper and copper lined interior neck.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 7.5" L x 3.5" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1337648
The Zentner Collection
$950.00
Antique Japanese light weight Jingasa (Samurai hat) made with a basketweave bamboo and paper coated in black and red lacquer. The front of the hat has the gilt paulownia leaf mon (family crest) with the top decorated with a three prong yari forming a trident.

Edo age (circa 1830's)

Size: 15.5" W x 3.5"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1337644
The Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Japanese maki-e lacquer Jingasa (Samurai helmet) decorated in low relief lacquer work of a fierce looking red Oni with piercing gold eyes and teeth . A gilt lacquer mon, or family crest is seen below the Oni representing daffodils. The underside of the helmet is smooth, shiny black lacquer.

Edo Period (circa 1840s)

Size: 17" W x 4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1331512
The Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
An exquisite Japanese pillow, the body woven with red pigment lacquer, the ends lacquered in black with gilt lacquer. One end depicts the mythical creature Baku, said to devour bad dreams. The other end is a floral scene with beautiful nashiji gold flakes.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Size: 8.5" L x 6.75" D x 4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1330718
The Zentner Collection
Sale Pending
Large Antique Japanese Zushi, or portable Buddhist shrine, with black lacquer exterior decorated by large areas of metal plating embossed with intricate floral designs and double-jointed doors. The interior is gilt lacquered with emblems of mandarin orange blossoms on the top paneling, associated with the Tachibana family. Early 19th Century. Size: 33" H x 27" L x 19.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1329078
The Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Antique Japanese red lacquer water dropper of an oval form. With a highly intricate carving of a male noh mask in its center, surrounded by a background of small geometric patterns. Early 19th Century Size: 3" H x 2.5" W x .75" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1323899
The Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Japanese small container for the storage of incense, made with mulberry wood with raised gilt lacquer designs of gourd leaves, nashiji (sprinkled gold flakes) lacquer inside, with a gold scene of chrysanthemums on the lid's underside. Late Edo Early Meiji Period (circa 1860's). Size: 2" H x 4.25" L x 3.25" W
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1323898
The Zentner Collection
$975.00
Antique Japanese small gold lacquer box of a melon shape, with nashiji (gold flakes) lacquer inside and on its underside. Raised lacquer design of instruments decorate the lid. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 3" L x 2" Wx 1" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1323666
The Zentner Collection
$8,750.00
Gorgeous Japanese lacquer box with allover gilt lacquer designs over black lacquer backgrounds with gold flakes. The front has two drawers with a crane flying beside a pine tree in lacquer. The top opens into two compartments with hinged lids decorated with a phoenix and a cherry tree. Panels of floral scenes with lucky motifs decorate the sides. Signed tomobako included. Dates from the Meiji period 1868-1912. Size: 6.25" H x 11" W x 10.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1321965
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Beautiful Japanese altar tansu with gilt lacquer floral motifs along many front drawers, each with a mokko style handle. Two sliding doors line the top with gold ocean scenery. Two hinged doors with gilt inlay court figures bear the signature seal of the artist. Behind the two doors are three nishiji lacquer drawers with wonderful gilt fish and octopus surrounded with shells. The interior of each door is also in nishiji lacquer with gilt lacquer boats...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1319050
The Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Japanese lacquer vanity box with a nishiji (sprinkled gold) background, gold lacquer painted flora including peonies and chrysanthemums, recessed side handles, four front drawers with hirute style handles. The top of the box has a lacquer stand and mirror box, with painted butterfly. Inside the box is the Original bronze mirror with flying cranes and trees. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 26.5" H, 14" W, 10.5" D
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1900 item #1318157
The Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Japanese lacquer Tebako, cosmetic box. Made of lacquered wood and decorated all over with scenes of flying geese in gold lacquer with raised details on a black lacquer ground, Silver lacquer bull rushes with golden leaves bend in the wind. The interior is lined with very old silk brocade. Meiji Period (1868-1912) . Size : 9 1/4" high x 11 1/2" long x 9" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1316222
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A beautiful Japanese lacquer jubako, or tiered storage box, with nishiji background made from sprinkled gold flakes. Each side is decorated by maki-e lacquer imagery of shochikubai, meaning "three friends of winter", bamboo, plum, and pine with gold and silver leaves and flowers. The interior of each level is coated in bright red lacquer. The jubako comes with its own tomobako, or storage box, as well as a second lid. Size: 17" height, 9" width
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1309369
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Rare and beautiful Japanese antique gold lacquer box, decorated all over with raised gold lacquer depicting scene of trees and rolling hills in mist, rimmed in silver. Interior has dense nishiji (gold flecks) and raised gold lacquer rounds depicting different flowers, fish and birds...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Lacquer : Pre 1920 item #1307312
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An interesting Japanese multi -layer lacquer stand with mother of pearl inlay. Top surface has oil spill pattern in hues of red, black, and orange with green accenting. Taisho Period (circa 1950's). Dimensions: 18" Long X 12 1/2" Wide X 4" High