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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1390701
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Antique Japanese pair of bronze vases in the form of woven baskets entwined with lotus blossoms and leaves. Each vase is decorated with a lifelike cicada and one of the vases has a crab.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8" high x 5 1/2" wide (each vase)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1389015
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Japanese pair of bronze chicken and rooster, finely cast with detailed bodies. The male rooster is posed with head bent down to peck at the ground while the female hen is posed with head faced forward.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 6 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 4 1/2"
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
Tibetan bronze figure of Tara, goddess of compassion. She is seated on a double lotus base with her right foot extended and resting on a smaller lotus. Her left hand holds the stem of an utpala flower (symbolizing longevity) between her thumb and third finger in Vitarka Mudra or teaching gesture. Her right hand is resting palm up on her knee with just thumb and forefinger touching in Varada Mudra, the gesture of boundless giving. On her right side, blooms a lotus. She wears an elaborate ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1930 item #1388913
Zentner Collection
$3,650.00
Antique Japanese globular bronze vase. Very simple with 3 raised koi fish swimming together and cresting the surface of the vase as if it were water. The raised details of their eyes are highlighted with gold inlay. Signed Shihou and dated July 18, 1926.

Taisho Period

Dimensions: 9 1/2" high x 12" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre AD 1000 item #1387647
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Chinese Han Dynasty belt hook. Made of gilt bronze with chimera motif in stippling technique. Arching form with the "hook" portion in the form of a chimera head.

Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D. 220)

Dimensions: 5 3/8" long x 1 1/4" wide
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1387560
Zentner Collection
$5,600.00
A small Japanese bronze vase, finely cast with lotus blossoms in relief. The upper and lower body cast with bands of archaic scrolls. The side handles are dragon heads with hanging rings. The side is marked with artist's two character seal.

Dimensions: 2 3/4" W x 4 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1387559
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Small Indian Jain bronze of a seated Vishnu. His wife, Lakshmi is seated on his left knee. Vishnu hold his attributes, the conch shell in his upper right hand and Sudarshana Chakra (discus) in his upper left. Patina and traces of vermillion pigment. The faces of both deities are smooth from years of reverent handling.

18th century

2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide x 1 1/2" deep.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1387338
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Small Indian Jain bronze depicting the seated figure of Vishnu with Lakshmi seated on his left knee. Lakshmi, the inseparable energy of Vishnu, sits with her right arm around Vishnu's waist. Below him on the rectangular platform is the tiny figure of his vehicle Garuda, identifiable by his tiny but unmistakable wings. Two other smaller figures hold up each of Vishnu's knees.

19th century

Dimensions: 3 1/2" high x 2" wide x 1 1/2" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1900 item #1387337
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Japanese small bronze censor for a Buddhist shrine, made in a squat round form with inlaid gold metal shapes in a random pattern. Case mark on the bottom. Nice patina.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 2" high x 2 7/8" wide diameter
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : Himalayas : Pre 1800 item #1387335
Zentner Collection
$450.00
Small antique Tibetan bronze cup. Intended for holding water in a Buddhist shrine. Made of bronze and shaped in the form of a lotus with petals starting in a gardroon and ending in a scalloped edge just below a ring around a smooth rim.

17th century

Dimensions: 2" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1387278
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Small Indian bronze figure of a standing female deity, most likely the protective Jain Mother Goddess, Ambika. Although it is difficult to tell for sure, the popularity of the Yakshi goddess in Jainism makes it probable. The goddess stands in a very traditional straight pose associated with Jain statues. She holds various attributes in her four arms. Standing on either side are two smaller figures. Significant traces of a pink pigmentation and signs of wear from handling through the year...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1387269
Zentner Collection
SOLD
Indian Jain bronze figure of Vishnu with Lakshmi seated on his knee. Six other figures are present including 2 attendants on the bottom. The figure on the bottom is their friend and vehicle, Garuda. Incised with writing on the base and back.

19th century

Dimensions: 5 5/8" high x 3 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1386936
Zentner Collection
$5,500.00
Chinese bronze figure, wearing a headdress and cast upright on a four legged pedestal. Traces of gold gilt essentiate his bearded continence, his gilt hands hold a "hu" in front of his chest, his hemmed robe is incised with cloud patterns. The richly patinated bronze displays remnants of pigment and file marks. The underside interior is hollow with a pitted surface, residual of the casting process.

Figures of the Eight Immortals are popular decorative motifs because it is belie...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1386882
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
Chinese heavily cast figure of Ananda standing on a lotus pedestal with gilt hands held in anjali mudra before his chest. His head and face are gilded with shaven head and pendulous ears framing a meditative expression and narrowed eyes. His long robes are incised at the hem with lotus blossoms. The upper portion of his body is in a kasaya with a finely chased lotus border. The patina shows it's sign of age.

Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Dimensions: 13" high x 5 1/2" wide x 5"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Metalwork : Pre 1920 item #1386503
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese art deco bronze vase, with a globular form decorated with silver damascened and chased key fret motif; patterned in the round midway down. The richly patinated russet color contrast with the delicate silver gives it an unmistakably up to date modern look. The vessel form successfully takes a basically traditional shape, in this case, probably derived form Chinese ceramics and the key fret design can be seen on a Han Dynasty pottery that is unambiguously Asian and yet also very much a p...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384813
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Japanese bronze vase with fine, inlay cranes in silver and copper. The vase form has a short mouth and dramatic tapered body to the platform foot. The reverse side of the vase with poem inscription and the base with artist's cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 4 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384809
Zentner Collection
$9,500.00
Japanese large, rectangular suiban, finely cast with stylized motifs of waves and flying birds in relief. Suiban are shallow trays meant to be filled with suiseki or viewing stones, sand, and bonsai. The rim of the suiban are flared with a cast apron of reishi mushrooms. The 4 feet of the dish are in the form of rolling waves. The underside is textured with artist signature and cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 21 1/4" L x 14" W x 5 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1384397
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Chinese small bronze tripod incensor in the form of a peach. With tall cylindrical tripod feet, the base of the peach is inscribed with cartouche in relief. Provenance from Zeilig Gallery Collection, previously purchased from Spinks 1979.

Dates From Ming dynasty

Dimensions: 2 3/4" L x 2 1/2" W x 1 1/2" H