The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1369249
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$500.00
Japanese print of a woman holding a calligraphy paint brush, by Shiko Munakata (1903-1975). A zen Buddhist, he worked in oil painting, then woodblock printing, calligraphy and ceramics. He is sometimes called the Japanese Picasso because of his prolific multi media creative work. He was part of the sasuka-hanga movement and the mingei, folk art, movement. He is from the northern region of Aomori and incorporated many of those local themes into his art...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1369106
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$675.00
A framed etching and aquatint print by Tanaka Ryohei. Scene of a thatched rooftop with a large flock of birds flying and trees branching out from behind the house. Signed in pencil and numbered 19/120. Dated 1994.

Framed: 22.75" high x 26.25" wide

Size of artwork: 13.5" high x 17" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1369095
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$975.00
"Snow and Thatched Roof" framed etching and aquatint print by Tanaka Ryohei. Scene of heavy snowfall against a thatched rooftop blanketed by trees. Signed in pencil and numbered 113/120. Dated 1993.

Framed: 28.5" high x 26.75" wide

Size of artwork: 15.5" high x 15" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1930 item #1366389
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$1,750.00
Japanese Woodblock print from artist Torii Kotondo (1900-1976). Print displays beautiful japanese woman combing her hair. Wearing a grey silk kimono with pink and darkened green floral details.The woman has lovely blush colored lips with shining raven hair. Print contrasted with blue toned graduated back ground. From the bijinga "12 Beauty" series. Contains signature and seals. Shown close up with detail images...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1950 item #1365786
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$8,000.00
Full 6 panel Japanese screen painting of a sweeping landscape with mountains, low hills and a lake with Mt Fuji rising in the background. Around the edges of the lake are clustered tiny houses. Painted in light mineral colors and ink on paper with gold flecks.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 68 1/2" high x 142 1/2" long
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1365717
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$550.00
Antique Japanese soroban (abacus). Used by merchants, this large sized abacus has eyelets for hanging. It has 21 rows of wooden beads with 5 beads in each column (105 beads total). The beads are fitted onto wooden dowels. Behind each dowel is a boar's hair bristle which holds each bead in position when it's pushed upward even while the soroban is hanging sideways.

Showa Period (early-mid 20th century)

Dimensions: 43" wide x 12" high x 2 1/4 deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1950 item #1365483
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Antique Japanese geta bako (shoe chest). Made of sugi (Japanese cypress) wood. The sliding panels are carved with a bird on pine branches. The largest compartment has sliders with vertical slats with bamboo details and shelves on the inside for shoes. There is a tall, narrow compartment on the right for umbrellas.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 34 1/2" high x 28 1/2" wide x 11 3/4" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1950 item #1364695
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$1,500.00
Japanese woven suiban. This low, shallow container is used for ikebana flower arranging. Rectangular in form, this suiban is raised on low feet. A grain or leaf-like design is woven into all sides and the corners have intricate knot work. An oval shaped metal container sits perfectly inside for holding water.

Taisho Period

Dimensions: 4 1/2" high x 19 1/2" long x 12" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1950 item #1364649
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$800.00
Beautiful Japanese carved Noh theater mask of Zo-onna (beautiful woman). Carved out of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood and painted with seashell and natural pigments. This mask is masterfully carved and painted with subtle detail like her very slight smile and the small dimple just above her chin. The mask is signed and has it's original tomobako (also with the same signature).

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Size: 8 1/4" long x 5 1/4" wide
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1363946
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$250.00
A Japanese mezzotint print by artist Katsunori Hamanishi (b. 1949-present). He graduated with an art degree from Tokai University in 1973 and has since been living in Kyoto to work on his printmaking.

This mezzotint is titled "Play-I", numbered 20/70 of its series, and hand signed by the artist in pencil.

Dimensions: 7.75" x 9"H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1363861
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$1,450.00
Japanese isho tansu (clothing chest) in three sections. This piece is made of kiri (paulownia) wood and has beautiful lacquered hardware. The top section has sliding panels and a drop in panel made all of keyaki (elm) wood and six small drawers of various sizes. The sliders have pretty plum blossom shaped pulls. The middle section has 3 large full width drawers. The bottom section has 2 large drawers and 2 small drawers in the lower right hand corner...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Baskets : Pre 1930 item #1362392
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Japanese antique tall ikebana basket, made of split bamboo. This basket has an elongated square body separated into two different treatments. The upper portion of the basket is woven in a diagonal criss cross pattern while the bottom is woven with straight vertical pieces. The handle is made of twisted wisteria branch sections...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1980 item #1358754
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Contemporary Korean single section kitchen cabinet, made with bold elm wood (Keyaki in Japanese). This piece has an upper and lower set of sliding doors with attractive latticework over rice paper. The top and mid region have four small drawers across, with the very top middle drawers as hidden compartments. The bottom of the piece has two doors on hinges, and a middle lock to match the others.

Size: 37.75" L x 17.25" W x 65" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1358063
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$2,525.00
Japanese contemporary Kaidon tansu, or step tansu, comprised of three sections. Made with Keyaki (elm) wood, this tansu will hold many precious things within its various size drawers and compartments. Each compartment opens from both sides, so this Kaidon can be facing either direction. Its doors feature vertical slats to create an interesting contrast of texture and design. The brass hardware adds subtle decoration such as lotus pod backplates with ring pulls and scrolling warabite handles...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1358007
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$1,650.00
Contemporary Japanese side table. Made with unusual, mixed hardwoods, creating a bold contrast of color and grains. Its tabletop is accented by lighter wood inlay "butterflies" to hold together the natural fissures of the wood. The second tier below is secured into each leg by mortise and tenon joinery.

Size: 59" L x 18.25" W x 31" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1980 item #1356206
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$750.00
Original Japanese print by well known artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present), titled "Let Wisdom Arise Within Us" (Blue) , number 23/100, and signed in pencil along the bottom. Wonderful depiction of a goddess wielding a sword while riding on the back of a growling fu lion, surrounded by large bouquets of peonies, the flower petals blown around her by mystic winds.

Size: 19" W x 26" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1354731
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$2,000.00
Japanese framed print by Yoshitoshi Mori (October 31, 1898 - May 29, 1992). Depiction of a beautiful geisha combing her hair with bright pops of color. Number 18/50, signed and dated 1978 in pencil.

Size: (entire frame) 17" Wx 24.5" H (artwork only) 10.5" W x 17.25" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1354695
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Japanese framed print by Mayumi Oda (1941-present) of a crane, titled "New Year" and signed in pencil. Mayumi is widely loved for her female empowering works, many of which are currently part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and more.

Size: (entire frame) 23" L x 28.5" H (print only) 15" L x 19.75" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1354690
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$3,000.00
A lovely and whimsical Japanese print by artist Mayumi Oda (1941-present) titled "September Afternoon", numbered 12/50 and signed all in pencil. She is widely loved for her female empowering works, many of which are currently part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and more. Laid down on wooden board for flat presentation.

Size: 24.5" L x 32.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1353388
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Japanese framed woodblock print by Joichi Hoshi (1913-1979), (1913-1979) "Moon and Tree", signed in pencil, circa 1978.

Size: 10" L x 12.5" H (entire frame) 5.25" L x 8" H (print only)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1349913
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$1,350.00
Japanese framed print signed by artist known as Ay-O 靉嘔(1931-present). His full name is Takao Iijim, a prominent member of the Fluxus artist movement since its beginning.

Fluxus is described "the most radical and experimental art movement of the sixties".

Ay-O represented Japan at the Venice Biennale in 1966 and at the São Paulo Biennale in 1971. He also built the famed "Tactile Rainbow" at the Osaka World's Fair in 1970...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1349536
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$1,350.00
Japanese framed print by artist Tsuyoshi (Go) Yayanagi (born 1933), numbered 13/50, titled "Journal Des Animaux Prefers (S)" and signed in pencil.

Dated 1973

Size: 19.75" L x 25.6" H (entire frame)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1349535
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$750.00
Japanese framed abstract woodblock print by sosaku-hanga artist Tajima Hirohuki 田嶋 宏行 (1911-1984), titled "Ancient Writing B", number 23/100 of the series, and signed in pencil.

A printmaker of the sōsaku-hanga school. He was born in Tokyo and graduated from Nihon University in 1932. In 1943, he graduated from the Western-style painting division of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1348980
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$900.00
Japanese framed print by artist Tsuyoshi (Go) Yayanagi (born 1933), numbered 27/50, titled "Les Faux Amants" and signed in pencil.

Size: 19.75" L x 25.6" H (entire frame)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1348978
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Japanese framed print by Shigeru Izumi (born 1922), titled "New House", number 9/20 of its series, and signed in pencil.

Size: 30.5" L x 22.25" H (entire frame)
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Textiles : Pre 1980 item #1348556
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$350.00
Beautiful vintage Japanese sodenashi (work vest) made with indigo sakiori (rag weave) cotton, woven with multicolor areas to create a lovely patchwork effect, edged in solid indigo cotton, reinforced along the back, sides, and back of the neck in sashiko stitching. These vests were traditionally worn by workers in mountainous regions.

Early Showa period

Size: 13" W x 29" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1348120
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Japanese 4-panel byobu folding screen, with a shochikubai or "Three Friends of Winter" motif (plum, pine, and bamboo), the image of a pheasant seated upon a jagged rock formation, with a small singing bird on the twisting trunk of the plum tree. The image was taken directly from a commemorative stamp which is affixed to the corner of the frame.

20th century

Size: 65.6" L x 36" H
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$350.00
Japanese woodblock print of a dark, rainy nighttime scene. Two figures walk with umbrella and lantern past a temple shrine. Signature in bottom righthand corner with chop.

Size: 17.75" L x 11.75" H
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$650.00
Japanese woodblock print of a tall pagoda standing in a moonlit scene, with several ladies walking the streets under parasols, and small shops lit by lanterns along the side. Signed "Tangyu Asada" (1899-1984) with chop and calligraphy. Tangyu's birth name was Benji Asada, born in Kyoto, he was active in Sosaku Hanga artist circles in the area.

Size: 10.5" W x 15.75" H
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$1,500.00
Japanese woodblock print by well-known contemporary artist Tetsuya Noda (b. 1940), a professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts. His techniques combine woodblocks with silk screening. This print is part of his famed "Diary" series, titled "Diary : Jan. 15th '84 (1984)" in pencil. with calligraphy on the lefthand side, no. 39/40, signature in pencil with red fingerprint.

Size: (entire print) 29" L x 14" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342117
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$350.00
Japanese bronze usubata in the form of an open natural lotus, standing on a coiled stem with a lotus bud. Usubata are used for beautiful flower arrangements, an art form known as ikebana.

Size: 9" L x 9" W x 6" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342102
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$375.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or a dish to be filled with viewing stones called suiseki, as well as small plant arrangements. The rim has flower petal incision motifs while the sides are decorated by medallions and a pair of handles shaped like elephant heads. Artist's signature on bottom.

Size: 17" L x 9" W x 4.5" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1980 item #1342083
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$400.00
Japanese bronze suiban, or shallow dish for the arranging of viewing stones called suiseki and small plants. It is of a rectangular form with four feet, the sides forged with scrolling vine motifs and two handles. Signature on underside.

Size: 7.5" W x 13.5" L x 3.75" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1341881
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$650.00
Japanese framed print by artist Tanaka Ryohei, born in 1933 in Takatsuki City, Osaka Prefecture. He has appeared in numerous art exhibits all over the world and his collections may be viewed in many museums such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, Museum of Modern Art San Francisco, and the Shanghai, China Museum. The medium used for this print are copperplate etching with aquatint. Titled "June", dated 1993, signed, and numbered 110/150 in its series in pencil...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1341781
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$5,500.00
A large Japanese framed print by renown artist Mayumi Oda, born 1941. Mayumi is most well known for her depictions of male Buddhist deities presented as women. This silkscreen print is titled "Daikoku", normally a male, the god of good luck and fortune. The title, number 22/40, and Mayumi's signature are done in pencil along the bottom margin. The print itself is tastefully framed behind special UV blocking glass. Circa 1984.

Size: (entire frame) 28" W x 39.75" H (print only) 24" W x...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1980 item #1341708
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Japanese framed woodblock print by artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), from the Sailing Boats series, titled Sailing Boats - Night, signed and dated, with publisher's marking in left margin, red artist's chop.

Size: (entire frame) 19.5" L x 25.5" H (print only) 15.5" L x 21" H