Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Scroll Painting of Flowers and Sudare
Antique Japanese scroll painting attributed to Kano Seisei (1795-1846). The image is an arrangement of red and white flowers with kiri leaves in its center, hanging from a sudare (bamboo screen) with long tassels. Signed with red chop.

Size: (entire scroll) 8.75" W x 62.5" H (artwork only) 6" W x 39" H
item #1359331
$850.00
Japanese Noh Theater Mask w/ Tomobako
Japanese noh theater mask of a woman, carved with pierced eyes, mouth, and nostrils for the wearer, as well as two pierced holes at the temples to be secured against one's head. Lacquered in flesh tone, black hair and blackened teeth and eyes, red lips, and black lacquer interior. With kiri (paulownia) tomobako, inscribed with the name "Zouonna".

Size: 5.5" L x 3" D x 8" H
item #1359303
$2,400.00
Japanese Antique Oribe Mizusashi (Water Container for Tea Ceremony)
Antique Japanese Oribe mizusashi (water container) for use during the Tea Ceremony. Coil form body, glazed with thick deep green glaze with hints of a lovely deep red in areas. Custom fitted with a simple black lacquer lid.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions:5 3/4" high x 5" wide diameter.
item #1359301
$1,200.00
Japanese Noh Theater Mask w/ Tomobako
Japanese noh theater mask of a young woman, carved with pierced eyes, mouth, and nostrils for the wearer, as well as two pierced holes at the temples to be secured against one's head. Lacquered in flesh tone, black hair and blackened teeth and eyes, red lips, and black lacquer interior. With kiri (paulownia) tomobako, inscribed with the name "Juuroku".

Size: 5.25" L x 3" D x 8.25" H
item #1359277
$2,400.00
Antique Japanese Pair of Signed Nio Okimono
Antique Japanese pair of boxwood okimono Nio. The Nio are guardians to Buddhist temples, and enforcers of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence. The other statue is called Nareen Kongo or Ungyo and has a closed mouth to represent the last sound in Sanskrit "hum",... Click for details
item #1359211
$2,750.00
Rare 17th/18th Century Japanese Buddhist Scroll
Japanese 17th/18th century scroll painting of a buddhist priest, outlined in a very rare style of incredibly tiny calligraphy mantra. The meditating priest holds a strand of mala beads and a willow branch and is seated upon a green lotus throne on clouds.

17th/18th Century Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 19.5" L x 34.5" H (entire scroll) 12" L x 16.5" H (painting only)
item #1359207
$6,000.00
Small Antique Japanese 6 Panel Silver Screen
An Charming Original Miniature Japanese six panel silver leaf screen. Beautiful silver and light gold tone splash patina. Wonderful original condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 46" L x 22" H
item #1358880
$1,450.00
Rare Japanese Fune Tansu (Captions Chest)
Rare Japanese fune ko tansu known as a Ship Captain's vault chest. Made with beautiful original thick Hinoki (Japanese cedar) wood, with triangular mortis and tenon joinery. The corners and drawers are accented by attractive ash color iron plating. The inside of the chest holds a unique array of seven drawers in natural finish, with hirute type drawer pulls and all but three with additional locks.
An old Japanese label remains on the second drawer down. This tansu also holds a fun secret... Click for details
item #1358877
$5,000.00
Stunning Japanese Small Geta Bako "An Artist Tansu"
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An antique, entirely custom hand-painted Japanese geta bako, or shoe tansu. Made of Hinoki (cedar) and Sugi (cypress) woods, with burl front panels.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 28.5" L x 12" D x 34.5" H

A write up from the artists :
The Trompe L’oeil Tansu
Each tansu we create has its own unique theme. They have included:

“A Collection of Blue and White China”
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item #1358846
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Incredible Japanese hand painted "Hare Apparent Tansu"
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An antique, entirely custom hand-painted Japanese three section kimono tansu. Made of Kiri (paulownia) wood.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions : 36" L x 17" D x 61"H

A write up from the artists :
The Trompe L’oeil Tansu
Each tansu we create has its own unique theme. They have included:

“A Collection of Blue and White China”
“An Orchid Aficianado’s... Click for details
item #1358845
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