Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pottery : Pre 1930 item #1428350
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
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. Incense 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 : Chinese : Scholar Art : Pre 1930 item #1428139
Zentner Collection
$5,600.00
Charming antique Chinese small teapot with Daoist figures encircling body, lid with flowers and figures, signed on body and on recessed base.

Size: 3.5"H 5.5"L 3.5"D

Republic Period
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1428138
Zentner Collection
$6,400.00
Lovely pair of Chinese jade and agate peony floral arrangements, flowers in various colors of pink, yellow, orange and cream with dark green leaves of jade, cloisonné planter base with scholar motif design. Good condition.

Republic Period

23"H x 18" Diameter for each
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1950 item #1427868
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
Lovely mustard yellow body and black peking glass container with Shou symbol of good fortune and happiness and five bats encircling the edge of the lid. Well carved and with Chinese reign mark on the base's incised bottom.

Age: Late Republic Period Size: 4.5" Diameter, 2" High
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1427867
Zentner Collection
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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 : Decorative Art : Composition : Pre 1940 item #1427270
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Lovely Chinese crystal well-carved lotus lidded container standing upright with flowers and leaves on body.

Size: 5 7/8"H 4 1/2L 2 1/2" D

Republic Period, circa 1930s
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1426642
Zentner Collection
$650.00
Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with book matched front panels of hardwood burl. Stylized Mandarin duck decorative bronze medallions with hinged side by side doors open to an expansive storage area. On original wooden stand.

Dimensions: 31.5" Wide x 27" High x 14" Deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1426637
Zentner Collection
$950.00
A Japanese ranma (transom) with a Hinoki (Cypress) frame and an Akita Sugi (Akita Cryptomeria) wood hand carved bamboo and plum blossom theme in a highly detailed three dimensional relief. Most likely mounted in a wealthy Japanese home or a fancy Ryokan (country inn). Its main theme is a majestic Plum Blossom tree (known as Bai) accented with Bamboo (Chiku). The ranma was often mounted above the Fusuma sliding doors between rooms to allow the air to circulate freely...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1425573
Zentner Collection
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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 : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1930 item #1425496
Zentner Collection
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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 : Chinese : Paintings : Pre 1940 item #1425201
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese scroll painting of a beautiful maiden. She stands in a loosely draped salmon colored gown with red chording, a transparent shawl around her bare shoulders. Atop her head is a bright pink peony flower. At her feet, is an exuberance of wide leaves, the over all appearance is that she is part of the blossoming plant. Dramatic calligraphy dominates the left hand side of the painting. Signed by Wu Fan...
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 : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1950 item #1424347
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
A vintage Japanese Ranma (transom) made of Kusunoki (Camphor) and Hinoki (Cypress) woods. Hand carved in deep relief depicting an auspicious Plum Blossom Tree with Bamboo and Irises. Celebrating the change of seasons from winter to spring, it shows many flower buds ready to bloom with a few blooming in all its beauty.

Age: Late Taisho through Early Showa Era (1926-1950).

Dimensions: 67 1/4" Wide x 16" High by 2 3/4" Deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1960 item #1422717
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A mid century artist signed Ikebana basket for flower arranging. Made of delicate fine split bamboo, thin bamboo and Akebi vine. The three dimensional shape resembles a flared skirt when viewed in front and a boat keel when viewed from the side. There is a subtle diamond shape design the artist created with the different shade of split bamboo. It is a beautiful whimsical design of space and function. Artist signed: Togyoku...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1422069
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
A beautiful Chinese Rosewood Etagere display stand hand carved in a faux bamboo design. Reticulated corner feet and floating floor panels. An exquisite example of art imitating nature.

Age: Early Republic Period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 19 3/4" Wide x 30" High 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 : Furnishings : Architectural : Interior : Pre 1920 item #1421462
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
A timeless scene especially poignant is this season, quail peck for seeds under the shelter of the low lying saga bamboo yellowing with the onset of cold. Signed Koun, it is performed with pigment on silk and has been completely remounted using antique border cloth and black lacquered wood frame. Painted on beautiful silk, condition is excellent.

Taisho to early Showa Period.

51" High x 64 1/2" Wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1418481
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Japanese firman's jacket, hakeshibanten, cotton indigo dyed with sashiko stitching and freehand paste resist decoration (tsutsugaki). Middle back of jacket with round mon holding the red colored hiragana character "ha". Even wear overall.

Edo Period, Circa 1850s

Size" 33"H x 41"L
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Pre 1930 item #1417360
Zentner Collection
$2,350.00
Chinese Guanyin statue of a Buddhist Bodhisattva of mercy and compassion. Beautifully rendered with minor losses.

Los Angeles Estate
Dates 20th century
Size H 23 1/2" x W 7" x D 6"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Furniture : Pre 1960 item #1417230
Zentner Collection
$3,750.00
A mid century Chinese Buffet or Console Chest or cabinet made entirely of Chinese Hauli wood. Two double hinged doors open to a spacious storage area that includes 2 shallow drawers and 2 large compartments. Four side by side drawers along the top gives additional storage to this piece. Hand made bronze fittings and floating panels on all sides...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Folk Art : Pre 1930 item #1417020
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Rare antique Indonesian textile that is a jataka of tales of Rama with forty-nine painted scenes with script on top of scenes, wondrous scenes of monstrous sea creatures and key scenes of life of Rama are depicted in charming traditionally painted scenes outlined in wood-like columns with black with blues, reds, khaki greens, on beige background. Made of fine cotton on stretched frame.

circa 1930s
provenance Lafayette estate
Size: 51 3/8" High x 42 5/8" Wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Furnishings : Pre 1950 item #1415880
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
This is a mid century modern console table made of solid Acacia wood. Thick slabs were combined with strong dovetail joinery to make this beautiful piece. The natural finish eccentuates the undulating wood grain of this table.

Age: Mid Century 1950's

73 1/4" Wide x 31 1/4" High x 15 5/8" Deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1940 item #1415026
Zentner Collection
$2,200.00
A chinese white jade carving of a boy taking a bath with the help of his father, whimsically carved, very enjoyable. Dates from the Republic period .

East Bay Collection, Berkeley
Dates Republic Period c1930
Size H 2" x W 3" x D 2 7/8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1414937
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Japanese bamboo and wisteria branch gourd-shaped basket, beautifully woven, with open container for holding floral arrangement at largest node. wisteria branch base.

Circa 1930s
Size: Height 17" Width 13" Depth 8"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1414875
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese antique bamboo basket, tall narrow shape with circular handle. Design on body of zigzag alternating dark woven bamboo on lighter woven material. Ending in circular flattened foot. Interior bamboo container. Good condition.

Circa 1930s, Showa Period
Size: Height 18" Width 8" Depth 6 1/2"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1940 item #1414835
Zentner Collection
$275.00
Japanese antique bamboo flower basket, cylindrical shaped with open weave with a criss cross design. Body open to expose bamboo container. Handle has twisted bamboo strands attached at opposite sides of top edge. Fumed bamboo carmel colored.

Circa 1930s
Size: Height 18" Width 7" Depth 7"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1930 item #1414726
Zentner Collection
$850.00
A vintage bronze Japanese Shishi or Fu Dog Okimono holding a spherical scrolling vine ball. Biting a decorative rope, its mouth is open to expel evil. Made in two parts, the sphere separates from the Shishi.

The Shishi is a mythical creature whose purpose to to protect Buddhism. Often seen at the entrance to Buddhist temples, it guards and protects believers of the faith.

Age: Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Dimensions: 9 1/8" High x 15" Long x 7 1/2" Deep
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1414719
Zentner Collection
$1,450.00
A Japanese ranma (transom) with a Hinoki (Cypress) frame and a Kusunoki (Camphor) wood hand carved Chiku Bai theme in highly detailed three dimensional relief. Artist signed Tosho Nakajima. Most likely mounted in a wealthy Japanese home or a fancy Ryokan (country inn). Its main theme is a majestic Plum Blossom tree (Bai) accented with Bamboo (Chiku).

The ranma was often mounted above the Fusuma sliding doors between rooms to allow the air to circulate freely...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Glass : Pre 1930 item #1414536
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Chinese Yellow Peking Glass Bowl, embossed with a floral motif. Cylindrical lip over a bowl shape body over a recessed foot. Imperial Yellow. Dates from early 20th century.

Collection of Ming Gallery
Dates c1920
Size H 1.5" W 3"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1930 item #1414286
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Chinese antique red crystalline peking glass snuff bottle with children playing outdoors. Beautiful detailed scene, top of container with blue peking glass cap. Good condition.

circa 1930s, Republic Period
size: 2 3/8" H 1 1/2" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1930 item #1414285
Zentner Collection
$900.00
Antique Chinese ruby red peking glass flattened round snuff bottle. Top with green peking glass top. Good condition.

Provenance: Jade Collector, LA
Republic Period, circa 1930s
Size: 2 3/4" H x 2" W x 3/4" D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Wood : Pre 1920 item #1414185
Zentner Collection
$800.00
Himalayan boxwood carved flaming scepter used as a ritual object with pointed end. Well-patinated Shamanic usage.

Ashby Collection, LA
18 1/4" L x 2 1/2" W x 1 1/4" D
Circa 1900s, turn of century
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Ceramics : Pre 1920 item #1414149
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Setof three Thai benjarong enameled dishes, the larger lobbed dish decorated with lotus flowers on a green ground, together with a pair of small footed dishes decorated with similar motif.

circa 1920s
Largest 4" H x 10 1/4" W
Smaller 2" H x 4 3/4" W
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Pre 1900 item #1414086
Zentner Collection
$700.00
Antique Indian bronze Ganesha standing on mouse, with nimbus surrounding his figure. Holding axe, golubjub his sweetmeat, on base with sanskrit writing.

Age late 19th century
Size: 5" H x 3" W x 1 1/2" D
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1920 item #1414059
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Chinese antique white porcelain teapot with design of court ladies enjoying garden. Overglaze in pinks, orange, green and blue with black outlining. Gold floral design on spout. Some wear to gilt glaze.

Republic period, circa 1908

China export mark on bottom
Size 6 1/2"H x 7 1/4" W overall, body circumference 4 1/2"
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1930 item #1414058
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Antique Chinese Yixing snuff bottle of fine porous unglazed body of 'purple clay'. It's front side a landscape scene in white slip and back side with a prunus floral design, sides with pierced handles. Red agate and bronze ring cap cover. Good condition with impressed seal on inset bottom.

Circa 1900, Late Qing Dynasty
Size 2 1/4"H x 1 3/4"W x 1 1/8"D