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 Hardwood Altar Table
Antique Chinese hardwood altar table, with attractive natural woodgrain with dark finish. Simplistic design of scrolling feet and side bracing between each leg. Early 20th century, circa 1930s.

Size: 72" L x 16" W x 28" H
item #1357650
Full Size Antique Chinese Hardwood Altar Table
Chinese hardwood altar table, made of solid elm wood with its original red lacquer finish. Carved with dramatic scrolling legs on elevated feet. Five panel carvings in front depict various scenes with auspicious elements, dragon carvings in archaic style, the underside with scalloped edges. The altar style edges curl upwards in a scrolling fashion, with reticulated carvings of dragons below either side.

18th/19th Century

Size: 83" L x 21" W x 35" H
item #1357501
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
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