Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Jadeite Long Cigarette Holder
A beautiful jadeite cigarette holder, carved with a smooth, rounded mouth piece and a thin incised line where the cylindrical body meets the handle. The jade has is a wonderful blue green tone with splashes of spinach green toward the end and apple green areas by the mouthpiece. Size: 3.5" length, .25" width
item #1304065
Chinese Bronze Peach Tray with Inlay
A beautiful Chinese bronze tray in the shape of a heavenly peach, with sides pierced through in decorative design. The tray has an inlay scene of Immortals in billowing robes. The underside has the embossed artist's signature. Early 20th Century Size: 12.25" height, 14" width, 1.25" depth
item #1304014
Unusual Philippines Hardwood Side Table
Unusual special hardwood side table or stand with a beautiful dramatic woodgrain. It is of an hourglass form and is very heavy. Very fun interesting stand. Size: 25.5" height, 12.5" width
item #1303899
Chinese Emerald Green Jade Ring 14K
A beautiful jadeite in a wonderful emerald green tone, mounted on a 14K gold band with feminine form. Band is marked "14K" and "5.85". Size: .75 cm x 1 cm
item #1303887
Japanese Kaidon (Step) Tansu
Japanese kaidon tansu, or step tansu with glowing hardwood finish, Hinoki (cypress) frame and Sugi wood steps. The bottom two steps have Keyaki (elm) front drawers with warabite iron handles. A Sugi wood cabinet door with vertical slats opens from the largest area with roomy storage. Unusual Size, very usable. Size: 45.25" height, 31.5" length, 23.25" depth
item #1303780
Very Large Chinese Jade Carving of 8 Immortals on Dragon
A very large and extravagant Chinese jade carving of a dragon carrying the Eight Immortals on his back. Each Immortal is seated holding their individual attributes, and is surrounded by auspicious elements such as lotus pods, peaches, mushrooms, and flowers. Large fruit are carved along the dragon's neck such as a pomegranate and a buddha's hand citron. The body of the dragon is a deep, spinach green fading into lighter green towards the head, and the carved Immortals along its backside are a... Click for details
item #1303772
Antique Japanese Pair of Lacquer Kaioke Boxes
A decorative pair of antique Japanese lacquer boxes called kaioke, once used for storing painted shells for the game of kaiawase (shell matching). The boxes are black lacquer with beautiful gilt pigment spiraling mon (family crest) on the sides and lid. Incised metal hardware adorns each leg and around the lid. They are kept closed with long pieces of rope with tassels. Beautiful condition.

Meiji Age (1868 - 1912)

Dimensions: 13" height x 13.5" width
item #1303681
Antique Nepalese Clay Vishnu
Antique Nepalese clay sculpture of a four-armed deity, most likely Vishnu. He is seated upon a lotus throne, with an arch of transcript around his head denoting a religious mantra. Size: 4.75" height, 3.5" width, 1.5" thickness
item #1303568
Antique Nepalese Clay Monk Sculpture
Antique Nepalese clay sculpture of a robed monk, seated on a lotus throne in meditation. He wears a crown and holds a staff of some kind. Solid and heavy. Size: 5.5" height, 3.5" width, 1.75" thickness
item #1303565
Antique Nepalese Lacquer Garuda
Antique Nepalese lacquer garuda, the mount of Lord Vishnu in Hindu mythology. He bites the head of a snake or naga, his sworn enemy. He is colored with deep green and red pigment lacquer. Size: 5" height, 4.25" width
item #1303277
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