Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wooden Mask
Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wooden Mask
Chinese wooden hand carved mask of a smiling man, its jaw left open so that the wearer had an easier time speaking. Features of the mask include red lacquer lips, black lacquer eyebrows, nice carved details such as the teeth, nostrils, wrinkled forehead and hair. 18th/19th century Size: 6.75" height, 4.75" width
item #1251589
$1450
Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wooden Mask
Antique Chinese Hand Carved Wooden Mask
Antique hand-carved wooden half mask of some sort of god or deity, with recognizable features of a deity such as the elongated earlobes, and winglike hair and eyebrows. Has small traces of red lacquer, and above its lips are remains of where many bunches of hair would once have been, missing due to antiquity. Visible chisel marks are apparent inside. 18th/19th century Size: 11" height, 7" width
item #1251588
$1,750
Vintage Balinese Topèng Theatre Mask
Vintage Balinese Topèng Theatre Mask
Balinese Mask of a fanged man/demon used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. The mask has real hair mounted on strips of leatherr lacquered face and eyes, with a lot of detailed carvings such as his teeth and wrinkles. circa 1920s Size: 8" height, 5.75" width
item #1251580
$850
Vintage Balinese Panglembar Keras Theatre Mask
Vintage Balinese Panglembar Keras Theatre Mask
Balinese Mask of a strong male or Panglembar Keras, used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. The mask has real hair mounted on strips of leather for his eyebrows and mustache, with carved sideburns, lacquered face and eyes, and metal inlaid teeth. circa 1920s Size: 9.75" height, 6" width
item #1251576
$850
Vintage Balinese Topèng Tua Theatre Mask
Vintage Balinese Topèng Tua Theatre Mask
Balinese Mask of an old man or Topèng Tua, used in the art form of the Topeng dance drama, which came about in the 15th century in Bali and Java. The Balinese version of Topeng would include many different character masks, some speaking and some non-speaking. This Topèng Tua mask has been hand carved from wood with lacquered paint features and has real hair mounted on strips of leather. circa 1920s Size: 7.75" height, 5.75" width
item #1251573
$850
Japanese Plaster Decorative Boddhisattva Mask
Japanese Plaster Decorative Boddhisattva Mask
Japanese plaster and paper mache mask of a Boddhisattva (Bosatsu in Japanese), a Buddhist monk who has reached a high level of enlightenment. The mask has long earlobes, typical of a holy being in Buddhism, green lacquered hair pulled into two buns, and golden lacquer skin with traces of black lacquer. Early 20th century. Size: 8.5" height, 5" width
item #1251568
$700
Antique Japanese Wooden Okina Noh Mask
Antique Japanese Wooden Okina Noh Mask
Antique Japanese carved wooden mask of an okina, or old man, used in the theatrical art form of Noh. Every Noh mask represents a specific character, and when the shite (performer) puts on their mask, the term for putting on clothing (kaburu) is not used. Rather, it is called kakeru or tsukeru (to hang/to attach), as this symbolizes the transformation into the character. The mask shows traces of the facial hair it once had, which has been lost due to age. Inside the mask, chisel marks are... Click for details
item #1251564
$2,500
Large Japanese Silver and Gold Lacquer Gigaku Mask
Large Japanese Silver and Gold Lacquer Gigaku Mask
Large Japanese Gigaku demon mask, covered with silver, gold, and bronze lacquer. The colors gold is associated with the underworld, especially when apparent in a demon's eyes. This mask sports long fangs, a stubby ridged nose, and furrowed brow. The inside of the mask has rice paper with kanji signature of the sculpting artist. Tiasho age c1920. Size: 17.25" height, 13" width
item #1251539
$1,250
Large Japanese Red and Black Lacquer Gigaku Mask
Large Japanese Red and Black Lacquer Gigaku Mask
Large Japanese Gigaku demon mask, covered with red, gold, and black lacquer. The colors gold and red are associated with the underworld, especially when apparent in a demon's eyes. This mask sports long fangs, a stubby ridged nose, and furrowed brow. The inside of the mask has rice paper with kanji signature of the sculpting artist. Dates from the Tiasho age c1920. Size: 17.25" height, 13" width
item #1251537
$1,250
Antique Japanese Isho Tansu With Key
Antique Japanese Isho Tansu With Key
Japanese clothing tansu from the Nagoya region, with its original finish and beautiful woodgrain with a kiri wood front and lacquered sugi frame. Its features include six drawers with iron hirute handles, iron locks with brass flowers, lockbox with kan/ring-shaped pull, and iron handles on either side. Key included. Size: 40" height, 45" width, 16" depth
item #1251382
SOLD
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