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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1409997
Zentner Collection
$750.00
An antique Japanese bronze platter of mixed metals with silver. The image is of a masked swordsman. Bugaku court dance and music is the Japanese traditional dance that has been performed to select elites mostly in the Japanese imperial court, for over twelve hundred years. The dance is marked by its slow, precise and regal movements. The dancers wear intricate traditional Buddhist costumes which usually include equally beautiful masks. Gagaku is the court music that goes beside the Bugaku court...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1910 item #1409961
Zentner Collection
$350.00
A pair of antique Japanese mixed metal candlesticks made of bronze and silver. The base of the tall candlestick has elephant trunks as legs. The top portion has reliefs of birds in foliage and a dragonfly on lotus leaves. The shorter candlestick has similar reliefs of birds and a dragonfly.

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Dimensions: tall candlestick is 10.75"tall X 3.5" wide,the shorter candlestick is 5"tall X 4.5" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1409091
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Splendid well-matched pair of antique Japanese gilt bronze lanterns with incised floral pattern and tokugawa mon designs. With opening doors lined with paper for illumination. Used in temple passageways. Edo period, circa 1850s. Size: 16" H x 13" Diameter.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1408998
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An antique bronze Inoshishi (white-moustached pig) made by Hobundo. It features prominently in Japanese culture, where it is widely seen as a fearsome and reckless animal,Among Japanese hunters, the boar's courage and defiance is a source of admiration, and hunters and mountain people not uncommonly name their sons after the animal. The underside of the pig has a maker's mark.

Date:Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8" X 3"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Central Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1800 item #1408656
Zentner Collection
$10,000.00
An antique Nepalo-Tibetan White Tara cast in bronze with gold gilt and a ruby stone mounted on the crown. White Tara is seen as a protective deity. This is a fragment to a large shrine which included a Green Tara, central Buddha and White Tara.

Date: 18th C

Dimensions: 8.75"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1405775
Zentner Collection
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A pair of antique Japanese vases finely cast with raised images on both highlighted with gold & shakudo. The images of a temple scene, hillside landscape with trees and monks are on one vase. The other vase has a scene of a bridge with people and a distant village. the clouds on each extend to the upper body.

Date: Meiji (1868-1912)

Dimensions:10.25"high X 5"wide X 3.25"top diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1405490
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
A set of three bronze macaques with fine incised detail in their faces and fur. Their postures are a highly naturalistic rendering. The underbelly of each monkey is signed by the famous bronze animalist artist, Genryusai Seiya. Perfect condition. Provenance: Austrian private collection.

Date: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: largest monkey - 4"X 2.5" X 2"
- medium monkey - 3.5" X 2.75" X 2"
- smallest monkey - 2.75" X 1.75" X 1.5"
All Items : Antiques : Decorative Art : Metals : Bronze : Pre 1800 item #1404605
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A gilt bronze figure of Heruka with fierce rolling tongue expression, holding a chopper and skull cup. The deity stands in a warrior's pose with right knee up and pivoting. The flowing drapery suggests movement and dance rituals. The figure is mounted on a bronze base.

Heruka is the name of a category of wrathful deities in Vajrayana Buddhism. These enlightened beings adopt a fierce countenance to benefit sentient beings. In East Asia, they are called Wisdom Kings. Herukas repres...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1920 item #1403872
Zentner Collection
$550.00
A small Sino-Tibetan bronze figure seated in meditation atop a lotus pedestal, with copper plated base impressed with a double vajra consecration mark. The robes on the figure are incised with repeating double happiness symbols.

Dimensions: 1 7/8" x 3" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1403871
Zentner Collection
$800.00
Gilt bronze Buddha seated with serene expression. Intricate metal granulation on drapery and throne. Details of red lacquer on tiered trapezoidal seat. Thailand.

Early 19th century

Dimensions: 7" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1403820
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
A large, heavy Japanese bronze temple bell or bonsho, with a handle of dragon heads called a ryuzu, protrusions called chi chi or nyu to improve resonance of sound, the tsuki-za striking panels, and the mei-bun inscription of the bell's history.

Bonshō (Japanese: 梵鐘, Buddhist bells), also known as tsurigane (釣り鐘, hanging bells) or ōgane (大鐘, great bells) are large bells found in Buddhist temples throughout Japan, used to summon the monks to prayer and to demarcate per...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1403813
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Rare Antique bronze figure of a nude nobleman in walking pose, his pointer finger of his right hand resting up against his chin, with green patina and textured wear. The figure stands on custom base.

Est. Circa: 1000BC

Dimensions: 2" w x 2 3/4" d x 7 1/4" h (figure only) 2 1/2" w x 3 1/2" d x 8 3/4" h (with base)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Bronze : Pre AD 1000 item #1403798
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Egyptian bronze pair of cat figures with overall wear and green patina. Pierced holds through the mouths, heads, necks, and bases suggest they may have once been finials or other component to a large piece. On custom base. Possibly 12th century

Dimensions: 1" w x 1 1/2" d x 3 3/4" h (each cat), 5 1/4" w x 3 1/4" d x 4 3/4" h (entire stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1403646
Zentner Collection
$350.00
Japanese bronze usubata, used for ikebana flower arrangements. With tripod cabriole legs. The interior of the usubata shows verdigris patina from age. The casting is very heavy and shows simple elegance.

Dimensions: 9" w x 4 1/2" h
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1492 item #1403131
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Japanese bronze ritual brazier from the Muromachi period. This ancient bronze form of a low brazier has 3 protruding, rounded feet with a flat, scalloped lip. Its incised decoration forms a continuous cloud pattern or a ruyi design derived from ancient Chinese motifs. The brazier has a complex verdigris patina and the craftsmanship is seamless. This is an excellent example of Japanese bronze produced during the Muromachi Period.

Provenance: Michael Goedhuis Collection
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1402596
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Bronze Buddha from Sino Tibetan tradition. Wonderful details on the robe with inscription on back. Buddha sits on a wooden stand. Provenance: From the William Ashby Estate.

Dates Early to Mid 19th century

Dimensions: 5"(without stand) X 3.25" X 2.25" (6" with Stand)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401651
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Japanese bronze sutra container of a pagoda form with very tall finial and calligraphy inscription. The bronze shows beautiful green patina inside and on the foot and the lid shows old corrosion. The burial of sutras in sutra mounds began in 1007 when Fujiwara no Michinaga had a gilt bronze sutra container inscribed upon its burial at the Kinpusen sutra mound in Yoshino. It is apparent that a variety of reasons lay behind the creation of these sutra mounds. Clearly these mounds wer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1920 item #1401472
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Indian bronze figure of the Goddess Durga. The goddess represents the Self within and she is the divine mother of all creation. She stands atop the body of the slain buffalo demon Mahishasura, pulling at his hair. Durga holds various weapons given to her by male Hindu deities such as a javelin, discus, and dagger. These weapons symbolize self-discipline, selfless service to others, self-examination, prayer, devotion, remembering her mantras, cheerfulness and meditation. The faces are wo...