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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1390631
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A published hirado ware porcelain figure of a kirin (in Chinese, qilin). The mythical creature is part lion with the body of a dragon and the hooves of a deer. It represents good fortune, protection, prosperity, longevity and fertility. The recumbent hirado figure is executed with master attention to detail and form.

Published in HIRADO: Prince of Porcelains, By Louis Lawrence.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 1 3/4" x 3 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1390299
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Antique Chinese snuff bottle depicting a highly raised dragon with a ball of fire amidst swirling clouds, made of molded porcelain and glazed yellow. With a coral lid. Provenance: Collection of Howard Kaplan.

19th century

Dimensions: Bottle 2 1/2" high (with lid 2 3/4" high)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Snuff Bottles : Pre 1900 item #1390214
Zentner Collection
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Antique Chinese molded porcelain snuff bottle with a deeply modeled design of a phoenix on ones side and a dragon on the other, both on a backdrop of swirling clouds. Glazed a dark cobalt blue. Coral lid. Provenance: Collection of "Jade Collector" Howard Kaplan.

19th Century

Dimensions: Bottle 3" high (including lid 3 3/8" high)
All Items : Artists : Ceramics : Contemporary item #1388171
Zentner Collection
$3,500.00
Wonderful medium-sized crater bowl, thinly potted of black clay and with glossy black glaze pitted with craters for volcanic moon-like effect, Signed Lovera; Jamese Lovera (American, 1920-2015) modernist potter. Teacher at San Jose State University. James Lovera exhibited at the Crocker Museum in Sacramento in 2006: "Craters of Fire: Ceramics by James Lovera". With original inventory tag.

Age: c. 1990s.

Size: 8.5" Diameter x 5.25" Height
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1800 item #1387331
Zentner Collection
$5,000.00
Antique Chinese porcelain vase with deep lapis blue monochrome glaze. Meiping form with ornately carved, possibly zitan wood lid and base.

Ch'ien Lung Period (1736-1795)

Dimensions: 13" high including base and lid. 9 1/2" high vase only.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1900 item #1385113
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Antique Korean ceramic bottle, glazed with rich white glaze with brown crackle. The cylindrical body tapers dramatically to the thin neck and dramatic rim. The foot is slightly recessed with glazed center and natural bare edges.

Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 7 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1385109
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Chinese antique porcelain brush container with unusually detailed scenes skillfully incised into each of its four sides. These pictorial reserves show figures in various scholarly pursuits including the study of written texts, scroll painting, playing music and board games, all in garden settings with various trees and vertical rock formations. The body of the container stands on four small corner feet. Glazed a turquoise blue and incised with a Qianlong mark (1735-1796).

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1384459
Zentner Collection
$1,750.00
Japanese Nabeshima ware porcelain dish, decorated with branches of leaves in cobalt blue and green/yellow underglaze accented with red pigments. The dish stands on a high, deeply recessed foot with outer "comb" cobalt blue design around its edges.

Dates from 18th/19th century Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 1 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384096
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Chinese small monochrome porcelain vase with a dark purple underglaze. The body of the vase is rounded with tapered foot, tall slender neck with small opening. The foot is bare of glaze.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 3" x 3" x 5 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1384013
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Chinese porcelain figure of a seated Daoist monk. The monk's skin is left unglazed, his draping robes and seat with Sancai "three colors" of yellow, green, and dark purple underglazes. One of the figure's ears is pierced through for gas to escape during kiln firing.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 4 1/4" x 11" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1384009
Zentner Collection
$8,500.00
A fine Japanese hirado porcelain okimono of a recumbent horse. The horse has a whimsical expression. Its eyes are left unglazed with blackened pupils, its unglazed teeth exposed in a wide grin, the corners of the mouth and nostrils pierced through. Touches of cobalt blue underglaze accent the hooves and snout of the horse. The base is impressed with maker's cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 1/2" L x 4" W x 6" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1379085
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese porcelain water coupe, with a monochrome oxblood red underglaze. The rounded, half circle form has a short, fluted neck, and flattened recessed base with blue signature.

20th Century

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1378624
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Chinese ceramic water coupe, of a flattened round form with crackle enamel glaze in pale greens and brown. The slightly recessed foot is left is glaze in a pale matte green enamel.

Dimensions: 4 1/4" x 2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1378622
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Japanese porcelain Kutani ware stand or brush rest, in the classic Yoshidaya enamel colors of green, yellow, purple and dark blue. Of a squared form, with hollowed interior and pierced melon shape sides. The top surface is detailed with image of a monk riding a tiger through the bamboo forest, leaping over a river. The sides are detailed with blue and yellow enamel ground with geometric patterns. The piece stands on four short feet.

Dimensions: 2 1/4" x 2 1/4" x 1 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1378494
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Chinese blue and white porcelain vase, of a round elongated form with slightly flared neck and foot. The body is slightly ribbed with highly detailed cobalt blue underglaze fu dogs. The foot signed in cartouche flanked by pair of dragons and smoke.

Dimensions: 7" x 14" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377981
Zentner Collection
$450.00
A Chinese porcelain puzzle tea pot with famille verte color palette motifs of flowers on flecked enamel ground. The teapot is in the shape of the Chinese character "fu" meaning "good fortune". The piece is hand-painted in enamel with the image of a court official and vase on one side, and an attendant holding a flower on the reverse side. Old restoration.

Dimensions: 7 1/4" x 1 3/4" x 7 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1900 item #1377760
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
A Chinese round porcelain charger with robin's egg glaze, with slightly flared rim, the recessed foo with white underglaze and old stickers to show provenance. The robin's egg glaze technique requires low-firing and uses two different colors of mottled purple-blue and turquoise.

19th Century

Dimensions: 9 3/4" x 1 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1377565
Zentner Collection
$3,000.00
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain hat stands, glazed with a light orange ground, enamel motifs of various flowers including peony, chrysanthemum, birds, insects, gourd bottles, and other auspicious objects. Each stand is of a hexagonal form with pierced melon shaped areas. The feet are slightly recessed with white underglaze and buff edges.

Dimensions: 4 1/2" X 11 1/4" H