Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Mirror with Squirrels and Grapes
Antique Chinese bronze mirror. The front is decorated with motifs of birds, squirrels, and grapes in high relief. The largest center squirrel is pierced through for attaching to a silk cord. The opposite side is a flat and smooth mirror surface in deep shades of green and black. Original patina. Possible Han Period.

Dimensions: 7" x 7" x 3/4" H
item #1374440
Antique Chinese 19th Century Jumu Table
Chinese hardwood table made from jumu (elm) wood. The sides of the table are carved with pierced panels of dragons and clouds. The four feet are carved with spirals. Original condition.

19th Century

Dimensions: 29.75" L x 21" D x 33" H
item #1373657
Antique Chinese White Porcelain Scalloped Plate
Antique Chinese small porcelain plate from the Yuan Dynasty. The body of the plate has a foliate form with scalloped rim, white glaze. The entire foot is left unglazed and is slightly recessed.

Late Yuan Dynasty (13th/14th century)

Dimensions: 5.25" x 1.25" H
item #1372011
Chinese Neolithic Tripod Ritual Gui Vessel
Chinese Neolithic tripod earthenware ewer (gui) of the Dawenkou culture (4th-3rd millennium BCE) meant for use in religious ceremonies. The vessel has a flared, upwards pointing mouth with a single ribbed handle on its back, ribbing along the body's edges, and its tripod legs are dramatically tapered to the feet.

Dimensions: 4.5" x 3" x 5.25" H
item #1372006
Chinese Song Dynasty Ceramic Bowl
Chinese Song Dynasty ceramic bowl, incised with 3 flower design. The underglaze cream white with brown flecks. Eggshell thin body with a dramatic tapered form. The foot is recessed with the center left in buff.

Song Dynasty (960-1279 AD)

Dimensions: 6.75" x 2.25" H
item #1371714
Chinese Antique 17th Century Haunghuali Altar Table
Chinese antique huanghuali altar table with flanged top. Cloud form apron with cusp edges and round legs. Heavy solid wood top with dramatic grain and patina. Used for wine.

17th century

Dimensions: 35" high (37 1/4" high including flanges) x 47" wide x 15" deep.
item #1371304
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Unusual Pair of Chinese Square Hardwood Tables with Porcelain Panels
Antique Chinese pair of square hardwood tables. Each table is inset with a large square porcelain panel which sits into the top and is removable. The panels are glazed with scrolling vines and flowers with bats in the corners on a greenish blue ground. Each table has a solid shelf and swirling aprons.

Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 27" high x 25" wide x 25" deep.
item #1371229
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Chinese Archaic Bronze Ding (tipod ritual food vessel)
Archaic bronze lidded ritual food vessel on three legs (Ding). The body is round in form and divided into banded areas of detailed interlocking cloud and thunder motif. The band closest to the rim curves inward before flanging out again. There are two animal headed looped handles cast on either side. The three feet are squat and curved with cast details like those on the handles. The lid is similarly divided into banded areas to match the body. There are four rings and a central handle... Click for details
item #1370868
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Antique Chinese Red Lacquer Cabinet
Antique Chinese red lacquer altar cabinet/coffer. The two front swinging doors open by two metal pulls hanging from a round lock plate, the patina slightly oxidized green. The interior holds a single shelf. Above are two drawers opened with pulls, identical to the doors below. Original condition.

19th century

Dimensions : 36.35" L x 17.75" D x 35.25" H
item #1370583
Antique Chinese Oxbow Arm Chair and Table Set
Antique Chinese pair of oxbow arm chairs with a matching rectangular stand, carved with a pierced scrolling vine motif, the heavy golden hardwood with classic Huanghuali "ghost eye" grain. Very heavy in weight.

Dates early 20th century Dimensions: 29.5" L x 26" D x 39" H (each chair) 20" L x 16" D x 28.5" H (stand)
item #1370469
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