Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Porcelain Cricket Cage
Antique Chinese porcelain cricket cage of a gourd form. Its lid has reticulated air vents, enamel peonies and Chinese characters and gilt edge details. The cage front has enamel scene of a young boy and girl having tea in a field of flowers, with an inscription on the backside. Red four character mark on base.

Size: 4.75" L x 2.75" W x 1.75" H
item #1355349
Listed Price $275.00
Chinese Jade Hongshan Culture Pig Dragon (Zhulong)
Chinese Neolithic Hongshan Culture small jade carving of a pig dragon (zhulong) used as a burial object. The dragon is curled in an "embryonic" position. The bottom portion is carved in the form of an insect with large protruding eyes. The dragon portion of the jade is mottled green while the bottom portion is orange in color being closer to the outer rind of the jade stone.

Hongshan Culture 4700-2900 BC

Size: 1 7/8" wide
item #1353939
Chinese Jade Bowl Carved with Auspicious Symbols
Chinese jade bowl, carved with a scrolling vine motif and auspicious symbols. The foot of the bowl is bordered by a lotus pattern. Finely carved of very thin jade of a beautiful mottled green. Circa 1950

Size: 7" wide diameter
item #1353440
Antique Chinese Oxblood Porcelain Bowl
Antique Chinese porcelain bowl, with oxblood underglaze, the edges of the foot left in buff, with Kangxi mark in cobalt blue within double rings.

Size: 4.5" Diameter x 2.25" H
item #1352530
Chinese Han Dynasty Tomb Horse
A Chinese tomb figure of an equestrian horse, made with gray clay, its body showing age with old pigment remains and tomb dirt. Lifelike hand sculpted form.

2nd century Han Dynasty.

Size: 12" L x 3.5" W x 12.5" H
item #1352457
Antique Chinese Blanc de Chine Quan Yin
Antique Chinese blanc de chine porcelain figure of Quan Yin, 17th century.

Size: 5" L x 6" W x 13.5" H
item #1352364
Chinese Small Soapstone Dragon Toggle
Charming tiny Chinese toggle of a dragon, carved of orange and pale yellow soapstone, recumbent dragon with his head turned to look over his shoulder, mouth carved open, traces of black pigment.

19th century

Size: 1 1/2" long
item #1351788
Listed Price $500.00
Antique Chinese Stone Quanyin Carving
Beautiful Quanyin stone carving, the bodhisattva of compassion. She is seated upon a lotus throne with her legs crossed in the lotus position, her left hand holding a container, with her right hand performing the akash mudra or Buddhist hand gesture, increasing the space element within. She wears beautiful open robes with delicate patterns and a crown upon her head. Circa 1920.

Size: 8.75" height, 5" width
item #1351787
Listed Price $4,750.00
Antique Chinese Pair of Stone Temple Door Supports
Antique Chinese pair of stone temple door supports with carvings of fu dogs, seated on tanggu (ceremonial drums) on large pedestals. Intricately carved detail with emblems of dragons and auspicious characters on the front of each pedestal. The smaller female fu dog on the left is carved with her mouth closed, while the larger male on the right has an open mouth. This is a typical depiction to represent the sacred mantra "om". Extremely heavy, solid stone.

19th... Click for details
item #1349448
Mounted Chinese natural Burl Ram's Head
Chinese scholar root sculpture in the form of a rams head. The rams symbolized filial piety, an important virtue, a primary duty of respect and obedience towards the care of ones parents and elderly family members. Unusual Mounted Chinese solid burl wood scholar's object, naturally formed in striking resemblance to the head of a ram.

A highly attractive root wood contemplation piece. Mounted on custom antiqued bronze step stand for enhanced viewing.

Size: 11" L x... Click for details
item #1348227
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