Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1950 item #1424518
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Hand carved celadon green jadeite brush pot, bǐtǒng with incised and bas relief design of blossoming branches and on stump-like incised lines on bottom. Some lighter inclusions to body. Overall very good condition.
A brush pot (Chinese: 笔筒; pinyin: bǐtǒng) is a container for holding the brushes used by scribes for Chinese calligraphy. These are typically carved from bamboo or jade with ornate motifs symbolizing concepts such as longevity...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1361515
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Antique Chinese mahjong table, made of mixed hardwoods, with four marble inlay chairs. Each side of the table holds a secret drawer hidden within.

19th century

Dimensions: 34.5" x 34.25" x 29.25" H (table) 19.5" L x 16" D x 37.25" H (chairs)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1425496
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Beautiful Chinese green jade covered container with tao tie design on wooden stand, with censor shaped form.

9" High x 6" wide x 3" deep

Republic Period
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1397823
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Japanese framed print by Masami Teraoka (b. 1936), titled "31 Flavors Invading Japan: Today's Special - Ready to Lick". Pencil signed and numbered 235/500 on lower back of print.

Circa 1985

Dimensions: 25 1/4" L x 21 1/4" H (entire frame), 16 1/2" L x 11" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1425573
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Amazing MIng white nephrite jade with vein highlights two compartments with ruyi shapes coupe with two chilong and phoenix encircling base.

Size: 7.5" Long 6.25" Wide 2.25" High

Caplan Collection, LA inventory tag
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1397674
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A very large Japanese lithograph print by artist Masami Teraoka (b. 1936), titled 'Namiyo at Hanauma Bay'. Depiction of a nude geisha floating in the rolling ocean waves, with her kushi comb barely hanging onto her wet hair and holding snorkeling headgear in her hands. With artist signature, chop, and panels of calligraphy inscriptions. The print is embossed with publisher's mark in bottom right corner...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1403601
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Large root wood table made of gnarled hardwood. Beautiful piece made all of a single piece of root wood. Southeast Asian.

Dimensions: 23" high x 62" long x 39" wide.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1388083
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Large standing gilded wooden Buddha. Dressed in full robes and with his down turned hands at this sides demonstrating the Calling in the Rain mudra, a gesture to bring the rain to nourish the rice fields. Tall pointed ushnisha and extended earlobes frame a face with down cast inlaid eyes and compassionate expression. From Luang Prabang, Laos. On custom metal stand.

early 18th century

81" high (93" high with stand)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1380073
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Antique Chinese guan pi xiang (document box), made of huanghuali hardwood and finely cut brass plate mounts and hinges. The top opens and is held in place by a small chain. The doors open to reveal 7 drawers of different sizes. Each drawer has been fitted with jewelry tray inserts covered in white raw silk.

19th century

Dimensions (when closed): 16" high x 16" wide x 10 1/2" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1427867
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Interesting Bronze Buddha seated on lotus throne with wheel of dharma and two male stag deer in attendance below him. The two male deer are Nigrodha and Sakha, part of a specially poignant Jataka Tale helpful with the teaching of the first sermon at the Deer Park in Sarnath. Helpful with the teaching of the eightfold path to escape and end suffering.

Size: 11.5"H

Age: First Quarter 20th Century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1386453
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Chinese round table of natural gnarled, twisted hardwood roots, and a transparent russet lacquer. The table is constructed in two parts- The trunk-like pedestal base and the rooted edge, round top. This type of natural root furniture goes back to the 12th century aesthetic. Here is an example of the round center table produced during the Republic period, bearing the colonial form true to the Victorian Era.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 30" high x 42" wide diameter
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1380411
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Incredibly intricate and detailed Antique Chinese table carving made predominantly of zitan wood. Deeply carved with detailed dragons and clouds on one side, phoenixes on carved lattice on the back. Dramatic hexagonal shape on intricately carved stand. Some losses but overall great condition.

Dimensions: 43" high x 37 1/2" wide x 10" deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1920 item #1421534
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Framed beneath a slender sapling, a wispy figure kneels at the shrine steps hands together in prayer. Beautifully painted details performed with thick pigments on silk. Darkening Cedar trees naturally frame the calming scene. Condition is excellent and ready to display.

Signed Kuniyama (Kokuzan) Possibly the work of Higashiyama Kuniyama (elder brother of the famous artist Higashiyama Kai)

Taisho Period (1912 - 1926)

Dimensions: 69" High x 68" Wide (each)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1940 item #1383951
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A symbol of humility and modesty, a bed made for the scholar's hermitage aesthetics. Carved huanghuali wood in a naturalistic root form, constructed and joined together creating the enveloping roots and branches. The seat platform is of block wood fitted to mimic woven mats. These types of furniture are reminiscent of the Song dynasty. Scholars retreated into the mountains and relinquished materialism...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1428350
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Pair of charming Yixing ceramic fu dogs with black bulging eyes. Female dog guardian has two puppies and the male has a ball under his paw. Gas holes on each side of mouth. Each holding ribbon in mouth.

Age: Republic Period, circa 1930s

Size: 11"Hx8"Wx11"D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1388970
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$10,000.00
Large Original Japanese framed print by Toko Shinoda (born 1913), entitled "Reminiscence". Color lithograph with sumi-e ink brushwork in black, light blue and gold ink. Signed in pencil and numbered "ED 30AP 7/10". Floated in frame under UV acrylic.

36 1/2" high x 46 3/4" wide x 2" deep framed. Artwork: 28 3/4" high x 39 1/2" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1375643
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$9,500.00
A large framed Japanese woodblock print by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979). Signed, titled, and numbered 83/90 in pencil, with red chop.

Dated 1974.

Dimensions: 47 1/4" x 27 1/4" H (entire frame) 30 1/2" x 16" H (artwork only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1272052
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$8,750.00
Beautiful Chinese hardwood 3 piece set including two large horseshoe back arm chairs and a matching rectangular stand, carved with a pierced scrolling vine motif, the heavy golden hardwood has dramatic grain. Possibly Huanghuali hardwood Size of each chair: 39 1/2" high x 29 1/4" wide x 27" deep. Size of stand: 28 1/2" high x 15 3/4" long x 19 3/4" wide.