Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Persimmon Cha Tansu
Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea chest) made with gorgeous Persimmon wood panels, with a top shelf against a carved background of Mt. Fuji. Below are two sliding panels with a lift-away panel and small drawer. The lower area has four open shelved areas, three drawers and another set of sliding panels. Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 33.25" L x 13.25" D x 45" H
item #1341419
Antique Japanese Kiri Cha Tansu
Antique Japanese Kiri (paulownia) wood cha tansu (tea chest) in original finish. Charming design with open display and scroll-end shelves, two sliding upper doors, a pull-away panel, and various size storage drawers.

Size: 26.75" L x 12" D x 28.25" H
item #1341275
Japanese Woodblock Print by Hiroshi Yoshida
Japanese woodblock print by artist Hiroshi Yoshida (1876-1950), from the series Fuji jukkei (Ten Views of Fuji), dated, titled Fuji Yama from Okitsu and signed in pencil, with publisher's marks along left edge.

Size: 16" L x 10.75" H
item #1341191
Japanese Pair of Bronze Candlesticks
Japanese pair of bronze candlesticks with lotus pod shaped bases, and smaller lotus pod candle holders.

Size: 5.5" L x 20" H
item #1341187
Antique Korean Large Porcelain Blue and White Vase
Antique Korean large blue and white porcelain jar, with a long, oval shaped body. Cobalt underglaze sparrows and pomegranates on branches decorate the body, with a collar of ruyi motifs along the base of the neck. The foot has a single ring above it in cobalt blue. Choson Dynasty 19th century.

Size: 10" L x 13.5" H
item #1340895
Antique Japanese Hibachi with Maki-E Gilt Lacquer and Inlay
Antique Japanese melon shaped hibachi, wilt gilt lacquer designs of chrysanthemums, peonies, and butterflies, gilt nashiji flakes and inlay adding depth to the nature scenes, interior with old patina. Meiji age (1868-1912)

Size: 16" L x 9.5" H
item #1340831
Antique Japanese Gilt Bronze Rooster
Antique Japanese okimono gilt bronze rooster crafted in the shokado method of casting comprised of bronze, gold, and silver. The cockerel's feathered body is finely chased and carved, delineating each feather with gilding and blackened patinated silver this is infused into the finish.

Detailed gilt feet, beak, and eyes using the same technique except the red lacquered Comb of the cockerel. The realism of the sculpture is a test to the Meiji period... Click for details
item #1340829
Antique Chinese Bronze Fu Dog Censer
Antique Chinese bronze fu dog incenser. He is sculpted with great detailing, his head points up with mouth open so that smoke billows from it. The head opens by a hinge to place incense within, and the interior shows old natural patina.

Size: 5.5" L x 5" W x 7" H
item #1340828
Chinese Round Marble Top Table and Stool Set
Stunning Chinese round hardwood table with beautiful marble inset top, set with 6 matching stools. The outer edges of the table are carved with a scrolling vine motif with grapes, below are carved panels with a larger carving of the same motif but with a pair of squirrels on either side of the central grape cluster. The feet are carved with large grape leaves. Republic period circa 1940s

Size: (table) 47.5" L x 32" H (stool) 14" L x 18" H
item #1340757
Antique Korean Blue and White Vase
Antique Korean blue and white vase of a wide octagonal form, with underglaze cobalt blue script motifs along the shortened neck. The interior and foot are also glazed in white. Choson Dynasty

Size: 7" W x 6.5" H
item #1340753
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