Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Meiji Bronze Statue of a Sitting Lady
Antique Japanese bronze statue of a hooded lady sitting upon a hardwood stand. She holds a cup in her hand with a small dish resting beside her feet. She is wonderfully sculpted with realistic detailing and form. The hardwood stand she is seated on is carved to look like rock formations with leaves and mushrooms with pigment traces. Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 13" L x 10" W x 15" H
item #1339851
Antique Japanese Kyodai Mirror
Antique Japanese kyodai mirror, made with attractive mulberry wood. Nice details such as carved back panels, original finish wood and four drawers of various size for storing vanity articles.

Size: 16.5" L x 10" W x 33" H
item #1339783
Antique Tibetan Carved Wooden Mask
Antique Tibetan hand-carved wooden deity mask, most likely of Mahakala, a very fierce and powerful being and counterpart to Kali / Mahakali. His name means "Greater than Time" as he upholds ultimate rule and power over all forces, including time and death. This hand carved mask is indeed very fierce looking, with signs of wear and traces of old lacquer all throughout.

Size: 10" L x 6" W x 11" H
item #1339778
Antique Bronze Sino-Tibetan Statue of Kubera
Antique Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze statue of the deity Kubera, lord of wealth and protector over the world. He is typically shown holding a bag of jewels or fruit in one of his hands and a mongoose in the other. The mongoose symbolizes Kubera's victory over the Naga, or snake people, who watch over large hoards of treasures. The mongoose is also said to spit out jewels every time it opens its mouth. The statue is sculpted incredibly well, with natural patina and traces of pigments. The base is... Click for details
item #1339759
Japanese Pair of Bronze Fu Dogs
Japanese pair of bronze fu dog sculptures. Nicely detailed and very heavy in weight. Shoawa age c1950.

Size: 9" L x 3.5" W x 7" H
item #1339752
Northern Song Chinese Cizhou Meiping Vase
An incredible Chinese Cizhou ware vase of a meiping form, the elongated oval body decorated in carved floral patterns in a cream crackle glaze, the short trumpet spout flanked by four cascading handles, the foot remains bare without glaze and slightly recessed. Northern Song Dynasty (11-13th century)

Size: 8" L x 15.5" H
item #1339698
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Antique Japanese Two Section Cha Tansu w/ Glass Doors
Antique Japanese two section cha tansu (tea chest) made with beautiful burl wood front drawer panels, and persimmon wood front frame, in all original lacquer finish. The top section has two burl sliding doors and two very large textured glass panel doors, the interior of which has very unique shelving with natural wood accents, lacquered in red. The bottom most section has six drawers, two small sliding burl panels and one hinged door. Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 33.5" L x 14" W... Click for details
item #1339690
Antique Japanese Cha Tansu with Glass Doors
Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea chest) made with beautiful original finish hardwood. Plentiful storage space with multiple drawers and shelves, one set of frosted glass doors with scrolling style shelves within for open display of tea articles, backed with original floral paper. Other small details such as incised floral patterns on its handles add to the overall character of the piece. Late Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 28.5" L x 13" W x 45" H
item #1339688
Pair of Chinese Antique Porcelain Plates
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain plates with foliate rim, with matching enamel scenes of chrysanthemums and other budding flowers in pinks, purples, blues, greens, and yellows. The foot is marked reign of Guangxu (1875-1908).

Size: 8" L x 1" H
item #1339674
Antique Japanese Kiri Cha Tansu with Inlay
A cute Japanese Cha tansu (tea chest) with all original dark finish, with inlay designs of berries growing on leaves on its two sliding front doors, as well as six small drawers and one larger drawer along the bottom, with small lock incised with Kiri Leaf mon.

Size: 24" L x 12.5" W x 27" H
item #1339614
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