Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Jade Round Carving with Dragons
Antique Chinese round jadeite plaque carving. With a freely-moving pierced jade center, surrounded by lingzhi mushroom motif carvings. The outermost exterior of the piece is carved with a pair of dragons or serpents touching snouts.

Dimensions: 2" x 2" x 1/4" thick
item #1369724
Antique Chinese Jade Rhinoceros Carving
Antique Chinese Jade carving of a rhinoceros. The coloration is primarily white with orange brown inclusions. It is carved in a relaxed stance with expressive features.

Dates from the 18th/19th century.

Dimensions: 4.75" x 1.25" x 2.5" H
item #1369652
Chinese Pair of Small Song Dynasty Porcelain Plates with Fish
Antique Chinese pair of small porcelain plates. Foliate rims and raised design of two fish and swirling waves. Intricately modeled with great detail. Very delicate and beautiful.

Song Dynasty

Size of each: 4" wide
item #1369186
Antique Chinese Huanghuali Brush Pot with Bamboo Forest
Antique Chinese hardwood brush pot. Made of huanghuali wood (Dalbergia odorifera) of a cylindrical shape, the base with a slight protruding lip. The front of the brush pot is carved with a stylized bamboo forest; The opposite side carved with a calligraphy inscription and artist's chops. The original finish brings out the natural "ghost eye" woodgrain characteristic of huanghuali.

18th/19th century

Dimensions: 6 5/8" x 6 5/8" x 6 1/8" H
item #1369185
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Chinese Small Hardwood Display Cabinet
Antique Chinese small hardwood display cabinet, with multi-tiered platforms for the display of tea articles and other special pieces. The front of the cabinet has two front hinged doors carved with fu dogs, its apron below carved with scrolling motifs. The interior holds two small secret drawers and an open storage compartment.

Dimensions: 12" W x 6" D x 19.75" H
item #1369030
Chinese Porcelain Brush Pot with Crane
Chinese porcelain brush pot, of a cylindrical form with a raised lip and base. Imagery of a crane flying low over rolling waves and clouds carved in relief. The underglaze is a light yellow over the front and insides while the foot is unglazed and recessed with a chop.

Dates from the 19th/early 20th century Dimensions: 2.25" W x 5.25" H
item #1368702
Chinese Bronze Figure of Donkey and Rider
Chinese bronze 3 piece figure of a donkey and rider. The old man rider holds a scepter in his hands. His hat may be removed and incense placed inside his head, so the smoke would billow out from the front. On hardwood display stand with scroll legs.

Early 20th Century

Dimensions: 10" L x 5" D x 13" H (14.5" H w/ stand)
item #1368364
Chinese Lapis Lazuli Snuff Bottle
Chinese snuff bottle, made with lapis lazuli, of a flattened flask shape, with carved Kirin front, and stopper made with yellow peking glass and agate.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 1.25" x 2.5" H
item #1367134
Chinese Monochrome Peking Glass Snuff Bottle
Chinese monochrome peking glass snuff bottle, made of an intense bright orange glass, with hard stone stopper. The bottle shows imagery of dragons carved in relief over ocean wave ground. Its base is signed with 4 character mark.

Republic Period

Dimensions: 2.25" x 1.25" x 3.5"
item #1367132
Chinese Hardwood Altar Table with Jade
Chinese hardwood altar table. With jade "coins" wrapped into the wood apron, carved to resemble rope. Standing on four tall and narrow legs.

Dimensions: 48" x 16" x 33.25" H
item #1367080
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