Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Scroll Painting of Fish and Calligraphy
Antique Chinese scroll, with stylized calligraphy, signed with two red chops, over a painting of fish leaping from a cluster of seaweed, signed also with two red chops. A very whimsical representation of the fish.

Size: 15.5" L x 75" H (entire scroll) 12" L x 25.5" H (artwork only)
item #1359613
Antique Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer
Antique Chinese bronze tripod censer, with lions' heads for handles and beautiful hand scribed calligraphy inscription on front over a textured ground.

Mid 18th Century

Size: 3.5" x 2.75" x 2.75" H
item #1359457
Antique Chinese Jade Archer's Ring
Antique Chinese jade archer's ring. The edges are hand-carved with the image of a chimera over a crosshatch ground.

Dimensions: 1.25" x 1.25"
item #1358813
Antique Chinese Porcelain Narcissus Bowl
Antique Chinese porcelain bowl, of an oval form with ribbed sides and a famille rose color palette. The yellow sides are incised with various Chinese inscriptions in blue glaze while several key characters are glazed in red. The foot is tall and deeply recessed with a red seal of Daoguang (1821-1850). The bowl is placed within a dramatic metal display of a fleur de lys design, raising it on narcissus style legs.

Size: (including stand) 12.5" L x 8.5" D x 6"H
item #1358807
Chinese Glazed Yixing Teapot
A rather unusual glazed Chinese yixing tea pot. Traditionally, mixing tea posts are unglazed and this pot combines unglazed sections, such as the interior and the glazes that encompass the exterior side of the pot. The pot contains a seal on both the undersides of the lid and pot, of the maker attributing to Zhao Jingnan. Zhao Jingnan was a noted artist specializing in producing fixing and zhisha tea wares during the Qing Dynasty. It is thought that he was able to produce various objects using... Click for details
item #1357850
Antique Chinese Quan Yin Statue
Chinese wood carving of Quan Yin, the compassionate female bodhisattva. With pigments of red, black, and gilt lacquer. She stands posed with her arms crossed, holding a scroll close to her chest.

Republic period circa 1920

Size: 9" x 7" x 26" H
item #1357050
Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll Painting
Antique Chinese western style landscape scroll painting, signed Gao Di Sheng with red chop, with auspicious calligraphy inscription above on a pink background with gold flecks, signed with two red chops.

Size: 17.75" W x 79.5" H (entire scroll) 13" W x 31" H (painting only)
item #1356301
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Scroll painting
Antique Chinese calligraphy scroll painting, signed Li Xian Gen (1893-1943), a secretary to Sun Zhong Shan, with two red chops.

Size: 14.25" W x 85" H (entire scroll) 9.25" W x 19.75" H (artwork only)
item #1356256
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
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