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All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Indian Subcontinent : India : Pre 1900 item #1387338
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Indian Jain bronze figure, probably Shiva seated with consort (Parvati) on his knee. Six other figures are present including 2 attendants on the bottom, another figure in the upper left hand side resembles a tiny Ganesha. 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
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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
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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
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$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
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$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
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$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 #1384398
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$1,200.00
Chinese small bronze incensor with looped side handles and short, tripod feet. The lid is hand carved wood with pierced scrolling motifs and topped with jade finial.

Dates from the 18th century

dimensions: 3" x 3" x 2 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1384397
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$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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383940
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Japanese pair of finely cast bronze Nio Buddhist temple guardians. Dressed in traditional robes with auspicious motifs. Each figure stands on a four legged base with cartouche impression underneath.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 8" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383241
Zentner Collection
$7,500.00
The Japanese bronze maker is known for its high quality and attention to detail rendered in bronze, silver, and other precious materials. The exposure to the world's fair has showcased the Japanese skilled artisan in many different styles and categories. Naturalism and realism was the template to the Western taste during the Meiji period.

This is a fine example of a great horned owl in bronze depicted in naturalism. The okimono owl is perched on a gnarled branch preening itself. The ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1382848
Zentner Collection
$7,000.00
Antique Japanese bronze okimono, animated in a recumbent pose. The tanuki clothed in Buddhist monk robes, curled and withdrawn for rest. A strand of prayer beads is visible out from underneath his crossed front legs. The sculpture is skillfully cast with a bronze dark russet patina, essentiated by the chasing of the hair and the smooth surface of the folds. The artist has also rendered in detail of the tanuki's paws, which is the underside of the sculpture signed "Yoshiyama".

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Metalwork : Pre 1700 item #1381004
Zentner Collection
$6,000.00
Antique Chinese scroll weight in the form of a chimera. The mythical dragon-like creature semi-coils it's body. Made of gilt bronze. Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)



Dimensions: 1 1/2" high x 2 3/4" long x 2" wide.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Pre 1900 item #1380982
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Antique Tibetan gilt bronze statue of a wrathful male and female deity in tantric Yabyum pose. The pair stands on six Naga or snakes atop a gilt bronze lotus pedestal, with copper bottom impressed by a four prong vajra. Dates from the 19th century.

Provenance: Acquired from the Ashby Estate.

Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 3 1/2" x 8 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1380965
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Here is a fine example of a scholarly pursuit of finding the accoutrement for the use of calligraphy. A Japanese bronze tsuteke water dropper, in the form of an old sage or "Sennin" riding on the back of a turtle with its flowing hair-like tails. The turtle is lifting its head so that the angle would allow to pour water from its mouth. The hole is located on the back top of the turtle's shell, allowing for water to flow in. The general use is to submerge the water dropper in a bowl until the air...