Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Celadon Crackle Vase
Chinese porcelain vase with elongated neck and "garlic head" form top. Fired entirely with pale green celadon cracked underglaze, except the smooth edges of the recessed foot.

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" H
item #1392385
Pair of Chinese Antique Porcelain Vases with Dragons
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
item #1391610
Chinese Antique Copper-red Underglazed Dragon Vase
Chinese antique yuhuchunping, pear shaped porcelain vase with a short foot and slender neck flaring at the rim. Decorated with a copper-red underglaze scene of a four-clawed dragon amid swirling clouds. The inside of the rim is decorated with a classic scroll motif. The area just above the foot of the vase is encircle with a band of trefoils.

Possibly Yuan or Ming Dynasty

Dimensions: 13 3/4" high
item #1391525
Chinese Pair of Enamel Porcelain Vases
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"
item #1391522
Chinese Bamboo Carving of Immortal Shoulao
Chinese bamboo caving of Shoulao, the deity of longevity. He is sometimes referred to as the Old Man of the South Pole. His attributes include his large forehead, representing wisdom, and his long beard to show longevity. Shou Lao also holds a long staff and a peach branch to also symbolize a long and prosperous life. Shoulao is carved with a small boy riding a deer, who holds a magic box from which a bat flies out (an auspicious motif) and a crane.

Dimensions: 7" x 6" x 16 3/4"
item #1391251
Chinese Framed Silk Rank Badge
Chinese framed rank badge, decorated with a phoenix, applied all over with gilt wrapped thread in scrolling motifs. The phoenix stands on a rock with lingzhi mushrooms, floral scrolls, leaping carp, the rising sun, a flying bat, and bordered by auspicious characters and lucky bats.

Dimensions: 10 1/2" x 11", 17" x 14" entire frame
item #1391246
Chinese Pair of Lacquer Burgaute Inlay Snuff Bottles
The pair of snuff bottles have a hexagonal faceted shape with flattened foot. They are inlaid with iridescent shell floral motifs with dark brown lacquer wood.

Laque burgauté has Chinese origins with examples occurring as early as the Ming dynasty and was especially popular in the Qing dynasty when it was also used to cover unglazed porcelain.

Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 1" x 3 1/8" H each
item #1391083
Chinese Jade Immortal Vase with Money Toad and Lotuses
Chinese white jade vase carving of Liu Haichan or "Master Sea-Toad", a 10th century Daoist xian immortal, with a string of square-holed coins and his mythical three-legged money toad. Lotus pods, peonies, birds, and waves are carved all around the body of the jade vase. The base is carved wood into reticulated root pattern.

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 3" x 5 1/2" H (w/o base) 5" x 3 1/2" x 7" H (on base)
item #1391065
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Chinese Antique Carved Cinnabar Lacquer Folding Screen
Antique Chinese carved cinnabar lacquer screen, 4 panels in a deep red color with wooden frame. Intricately carved with 16 separate and unique reserves depicting detailed scenes of court figures and animals in a garden pavilion setting. The area around the reserves is carved with a geometric design of flowers. Ching dynasty 19th century.

Dimensions: 65 1/2" high x 67 1/2" wide
item #1390800
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Chinese Antique Dragon Robe, Ching Dynasty
Antique Chinese dragon robe woven with 8 dragons (3 on the front, 3 on the back, and 1 on each shoulder). Dragons and Taoist symbols woven in gold and colors on a blue silk ground. Lined in blue silk.

Ching Dynasty (19th century)

Dimensions: 55" high x 86" long
item #1390793
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