Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Pair of Chinese Antique Spinach Green Jade Gu-form Vases
Antique Chinese pair of spinach green jade vases. Each vase has a flattened gu-from with flared trumpet neck and a bulbous center. Splayed bases fit on small wooden stands. The thinly carved jade has a beautiful translucency with mottled dark green matrix. Provenance: Estate of Reynold Tom of Oakland, California.

mid to late 18th Century

Dimensions: Vases are each 11" high (not including stands)
item #1392872
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Chinese Yellow Glaze Monochrome Porcelain Seal Paste Box
Chinese porcelain lidded seal paste box with yellow glaze. Squat round body with with domed lid. The inside and bottom is glazed white. Blue glazed mark on the bottom.

20th century

Dimensions: 5" wide x 2" high
item #1392860
Chinese Peach-Bloom Glaze Monochrome Porcelain Vase
Chinese porcelain vase with reddish-pink peach bloom glaze. Long, slightly flared neck and round body on a short foot. White glaze inside and very pale blue glaze on the bottom.

Mid 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2" high
item #1392858
Antique Japanese 2 Panel Byobu Screen of Fu Dogs and Peonies
Japanese 2 panel byobu folding screen of fu dogs and peonies. The motifs are a representation of protection (fu dog) over wealth and prosperity (peonies). Pigments on paper with silver leaf. With two red seals.

Early 19th Century

Dimensions: 48" x 61 1/2" Height overall
item #1392824
Antique Japanese 2 Panel Hawk Byobu Screen
Beautiful antique Japanese 2 panel byobu screen painting of a hawk in flight against natural foliage background. Hand painted with exquisite detail. Excellent original condition. Signed with red seal.

Early 20th Century Taisho Period

Dimensions: 56" W x 60" H overall
item #1392813
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Japanese Antique 2-Section Kiri Tansu
Antique Japanese 2-section kiri isho tansu (clothing chest), made with very light natural color kiri (paulownia) wood with iron hardware. 4 large exterior drawers with a safe box in the lower right hand side. The interior of the safe box has two small drawers and the door has a key. Iron hardware includes warabite shaped drawer pulls and square form lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 40" high x 36" wide x 16 1/2" deep.
item #1392622
Japanese Antique Keyaki Wood Tansu on Stand
Antique Japanese keyaki (elm) wood single section isho tansu (clothing chest). Made with keyaki wood burl on the front. Two large exterior drawers and a safe box in the lower right hand side with 2 small interior drawers. Iron hardware with warabite shaped drawer pulls and round foliate lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24" high (including stand) x 34 1/2" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
item #1392562
Antique Chinese Celadon Crackle Vase
Chinese porcelain vase with elongated neck and "garlic head" form top. Fired entirely with pale green celadon cracked underglaze, except the smooth edges of the recessed foot.

guangzhou period c1900 Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 8 3/4" H
item #1392385
Antique Japanese 2 Section Isho Tansu
Japanese 2 section isho tansu (clothing chest of drawers) constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with Keyaki (elm) burl front panels, and hand-forged iron plating and hardware. The top section of the chest holds a large open compartment with five drawers below. The bottom section of the tansu holds five drawers for clothes storage.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35" x 16" x 62 1/2" H
item #1392379
Antique Japanese Pair of Small Cloisonné Vases
Japanese pair of small cloisonné vases with mirrored motifs of flowers against a robin's egg blue enamel ground. The rim and the foot are lined in silver with green enamel. Each vase on a wood display stand, with Kiri wood tomobako.Dates from early 20th century.

Dimensions: 2" x 3 3/4" each vase
item #1392097
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