Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Hardwood Table with Motif of Bats
Antique Chinese Hardwood Table with Motif of Bats
An antique Chinese hardwood table with incredible grain on top, Apron has motif of bats surrounding the Chinese character for joy. Bats are considered to be an auspicious motif in China where the name is synonymous to fortune. Age: 19th-20th century Size: length 16.5: width 12.25" height 19.5"
item #1210686
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Japanese Bronze Figure of a Lady Selling Fish
Japanese Bronze Figure of a Lady Selling Fish
A fine and interesting bronze sculpture of a lady selling fish. The figure is holding a basket of fish with a humorous looking octopus wanting to jump out of the basket. Often during the Meiji period, figures from daily life such as sellers of various produce and products were created for the Euro-American market where the charm and simplicity appealed to collectors. The base contains a cartouche seal of the artist, Seikoku. Age: Late Meiji- Taisho Period Size: length 9" width 8" height 19.5"
item #1210677
$4,500.00
Antique Chinese Hardwood Side Table
Antique Chinese Hardwood Side Table
A simple and elegant Chinese hardwood table done in traditional joinery and design often seen during the Ming Dynasty. The edges are finely turned. Age:Early 20th century Size: length 16.75" width 12.5" height 20.25"
item #1210673
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Japanese lacquer Tea Caddy (Natsume)
Japanese lacquer Tea Caddy (Natsume)
An unusual hira natsume decorated with motifs of a cicada, dragonfly, spider, snail, cricket, and frog. A few insects are closely associated with the various seasons. For example, the cicada and snail are summer insects, the dragonfly and cricket are autumn. In addition, the insects have allusions to zen and Japanese philosophies. Age: Taisho Period Size: diameter 3.25" height 2.25"
item #1210666
$3,500.00
Antique Chinese Hardwood Side Table
Antique Chinese Hardwood Side Table
An antique Chinese hardwood table decorated with auspicious motifs of peaches and a stylized character of happiness. Peaches are a symbol of fortune and longevity in East Asia. The motif is often seen in various works of art. Age: 19th-20th century. Size: length 15.5" width 15.5" height 18.5"
item #1210665
$1,000.00
Japanese Lacquer Tea Caddy (Natsume) by Kyosai
Japanese Lacquer Tea Caddy (Natsume) by Kyosai
A splendid tea container decorated with hydrangeas done in makie. The container is known as a hira natsume, where the wide structure is a signature element. Motif of hydrangeas are associated with the mid summer- monsoon season in Japan and often seen in summer tea gatherings. Age: Taisho Period Size: diameter 3" height 2.25"
item #1210647
$2,250.00
Antique Chinese Terra Cotta Tomb Figure of a Cow
Antique Chinese Terra Cotta Tomb Figure of a Cow
A fascinating Chinese terra cotta tomb figure of a calf or a cow-like figure. The figure retains a realistic aura, an important element for tomb figures where the figures were for the afterlife. Age Han Dynasty (200BC-200AD),Size: length 15.5" width 5.5" height 10.5"
item #1210643
$4,000.00
Antique Japanese Two Section Kiri Isho Tansu
Antique Japanese Two Section Kiri Isho Tansu
Beautiful antique Japanese isho two-section tansu with hand forged iron hardware. Made of Kiri wood. This isho tansu is traditionally used to hold clothes. There are four large drawers and two small drawers in the interior of the safebox. The drawers have large rounded handles and there are 5 round locks in the middle of the drawers. The sides of each section of the tansu have iron square handles. Age: Meiji Period (1869-1912), from Tokyo area. Size: 37" L x 40.5" tall x 16.5" deep . Each... Click for details
item #1210429
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Antique Japanese Two Section Kiri Isho Tansu
Antique Japanese Two Section Kiri Isho Tansu
Beautiful antique Japanese isho two section tansu with hand forged iron hardware. Made of Kiri wood front and Sugi wood frame. This isho tansu is traditionally used to hold clothes and originates from Nagoya, Japan. There are five large drawers with and two small drawers in the interior of the safebox. The drawers have rounded handles and there are 6 round locks in the middle of the drawers. The sides of each section of the tansu have iron handles. Age: Meiji Period (1869-1912),from Nagoya area... Click for details
item #1210424
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Beautiful Chinese Stand - Scrolling Cloud
Beautiful Chinese Stand - Scrolling Cloud
Beautiful vintage Chinese stand made out of hardwood with beautiful grain pattern. Elaborately carved detail with scrolling cloud patterns and ruyi symbol designs. Also designed with temple gate at the base. Age: Republic Period. Size: 8.375" x 6.75"
item #1210298
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