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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1392980
Zentner Collection
$375.00
Chinese round porcelain cricket cage, with mottled red and white glaze. The lid is wood carved with the auspicious Shou symbol for ventilation. The foot tapers slightly and is glazed in white.

19th century Dimensions: 3 1/4" x 3 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1392917
Zentner Collection
$850.00
Chinese small porcelain cup, eggshell thin body, raised on slightly recessed foot. The cup is enameled in motifs of grapes on coiled vines and peonies. The base with red 4 character seal.

Dimensions: 3 3/4" x 1 1/2" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1950 item #1392860
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Chinese porcelain lidded seal paste box with yellow glaze. Squat round body with with domed lid. The inside and bottom is glazed white. Blue glazed mark on the bottom.

20th century

Dimensions: 5" wide x 2" high
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1960 item #1392858
Zentner Collection
$1,200.00
Chinese porcelain vase with reddish-pink peach bloom glaze. Long, slightly flared neck and round body on a short foot. White glaze inside and very pale blue glaze on the bottom.

Mid 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Porcelain : Pre 1900 item #1391610
Zentner Collection
$2,500.00
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain vases with flared foliate rims and pear shaped bodies. Glazed with a turquoise color ground incised with a flower motif, the front and back of each vase is decorated with two highly raised dragons and swirling clouds in a yellow glazed medallion reserve. Each vase has dragon handles and the ground is decorated with applied objects of scholarly pursuits. Bases impressed with a Quinlong mark but these vases are 19th century.

Dimensions: 8 3/4" high
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1391522
Zentner Collection
$600.00
Chinese pair of porcelain canton style vases of a squared body. Each vase decorated in mirrored enamel scenes of chrysanthemums, peonies, birds, and other nature motifs. The base of each vase marked "China".

Dimensions: 3 1/4" x 7 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1390631
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Price on Request
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
SOLD
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
Zentner Collection
SOLD
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
Zentner Collection
Price on Request
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