Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle With Flowers
Antique Chinese Peking Glass Snuff Bottle With Flowers
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of peking glass (Tao Liao Ping), with an orange background and white and bright green glass overlay, hand carved into the shape of flowers on a vine. The artist would have started with a single-colored glass,dipped the bottle into the white and green glass to create layers, and then carved away the excess. 19th century Size: 2 3/8" tall, 1" wide
item #1242593
$1,750
Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle Depicting Two Dragons
Antique Porcelain Snuff Bottle Depicting Two Dragons
Antique white porcelain snuff bottle with hand painting of two Chinese dragons and a topper of green agate. One dragon/serpent swims through the waves, while another flies over its head. Dragons are a symbol of good luck to the Chinese and also used to represent the emperor of China. Five claws is a symbol of elitism, while three or four claws is suitable for commonfolk. 19th century Size: 3.25" tall, 1.25" wide
item #1242590
SOLD
Antique Chinese Glass Eggplant Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Glass Eggplant Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese snuff bottle made of light green glass, carved in the shape of an eggplant or aubergine, with a topper made of coral. "Qie zi" is the Chinese word for eggplant, and because saying it makes one appear to smile, it is often used when taking photographs to make the subjects look happy, making it a symbol for good luck. The coral cap resembles a hat, which is a sign of a government official. 19th century Size: 2.5" long, .75" wide
item #1242589
$1,650
Antique Indian Copper Treasure Box With Portrait Of Man
Antique Indian Copper Treasure Box With Portrait Of Man
Antique copper treasure box with a miniature portrait, painted on bone, of an older Indian man wearing a turban and a blue and gold tunic, with a red cloth hanging behind him and a view of trees in the background. The portrait is set against a piece of gold and green cloth under glass on the lid of the treasure box. Image is surrounded by gem stones, most missing. Provenance James Colburn Estate.19th century Size:2" diameter
item #1242576
$700
Antique Tibetan Bronze Statue of Tara
Antique Tibetan Bronze Statue of Tara
Antique bronze statue of the Tibetan Bodhisattva Tara. She is sitting on a pedestal in a Lalitasana posture (one leg folded inwards), and making hand gestures called Mudra, which hold special meaning in Buddhism. Her left hand is shown making the Vitarka Mudra, symbolizing intellectual discussion, and her right hand is making the Varada Mudra to symbolize gift giving. She has a lotus flower wrapped around her body, which symbolizes good fortune and purification of the spirit. The backside of... Click for details
item #1242575
SOLD
Southeast Asian Brass Bowl With Copper And Silver
Southeast Asian Brass Bowl With Copper And Silver
Southeast Asian brass bowl with copper and silver overlay, most likely used in a ritualistic manner. It has round, copper accents going around the top and bottom of the bowl, as well as geometric shape allover design. The image of a silver, multi-armed figure holding a serpent also appears going around the bowl, possibly some kind of deity, some have been defaced. Early 20th century Size: 2.5" tall, 4" wide
item #1242561
$150
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl With Butterfly
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Bowl With Butterfly
Chinese bowl or dish in a famille rose style, with a light blue base and interior rim, yellow ground with flecks of red and green in a floral pattern, and a large design of a butterfly with blue, pink, purple, and green colors. Signed on back. Late 19th-early 20th century Size: 5.75" wide, 2" tall, 4" deep
item #1242483
$425
Antique Thai Bronze Hand Of Buddha
Antique Thai Bronze Hand Of Buddha
Antique Bronze hand of Buddha from Thailand. The hand itself holds different meanings, depending on how it is being gestured. Fingers up and palm facing outwards means fearlessness and protection, fingers down and palm outwards means gift giving or bestowal, and fingers down and palm inwards is the gesture of earth witness, which Buddha is said to have been made during his Enlightenment. There is a lotus flower in the palm, which represents good fortune and purification of the spirit. 18th-19th... Click for details
item #1242470
$800
Antique Thai Hand Bronze Hand Of Buddha
Antique Thai Hand Bronze Hand Of Buddha
Antique Bronze hand of Buddha from Thailand. The hand itself holds different meanings, depending on how it is being gestured. Fingers up and palm facing outwards means fearlessness and protection, fingers down and palm outwards means gift giving or bestowal, and fingers down and palm inwards is the gesture of earth witness, which Buddha is said to have been made during his Enlightenment. There is a lotus flower in the palm, which represents good fortune and purification of the spirit. 18th-19th... Click for details
item #1242467
$800
Japanese Edo Period Pair of Samurai Dolls on Horses
Japanese Edo Period Pair of Samurai Dolls on Horses
Beautiful and dynamic set of two Japanese samurai warrior dolls on horseback possibly Toyotomi Hideyoshi or Yoshitsune Minamoto and Benki, one samurai rides a white horse in mid stride, his rider leans forward, the other warrior is on a black horse that is standing still, both warriors have intense expressions and are decorated in full armor with bows and arrows, Edo Period (early 19th century). Size of warrior and white horse: 28" high x 33" long x 15" wide. Size of warrior and dark... Click for details
item #1242466
Price on Request
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