Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Kitchen Mizuya Tansu
Antique Japanese Kitchen Mizuya Tansu
Japanese Mizuya kitchen chest, made from Hinoki wood (Japanese cypress), with lattice panels against a honeycomb patterned screen, sliding top panels with copper hardware in a floral design, a lift lid compartment for storing sake, bottom drawers with copper handles, and sliding glass doors opening into large compartment with tea shelf. Late Meiji period ( 1868-1912) Size: 34.5" height, 25" width, 11.5" depth
item #1243529
SOLD
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Chi Xizao
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Chi Xizao
A simple one line Chinese calligraphy attributing to Chi Xizhao (1793-1866). The calligraphy reads: The pure jade harmonizing with the gold with the pure wind in the forest of treasure. The work is dated to year of the water boar (approximately 1863), mid spring. Chi Xizhao was a noted Qing Period poet. Chi Xizhao was a scholar of the xueshi rank during the Jiaqing period. This scroll originally was one of a pair.
item #1243524
$2,500
Pair of Japanese Bronze Niō Guardians
Pair of Japanese Bronze Niō Guardians
Extremely detailed pair of bronze statues of guardians to the Buddha called Niō or Kongōrikishi. While Buddhism usually promotes pacifism, the Nio guardians are said to have justified the use of physical confrontation to fight back against evil. Nio are typically placed on either side of a temple door. One statue, named Misshaku Kongo or Agyo, has an open mouth to represent the first sound in the Sanskrit language "a", symbolizing birth and overt violence. The other statue is called... Click for details
item #1243519
$9,000
Original Japanese Isho Sendai Tansu Meiji Age
Original Japanese Isho Sendai Tansu Meiji Age
Beautiful Keyaki Original Japanese Isho Sendai Tansu from the Meiji Age. Great detail seen in the hardware and fittings. Outstanding Grain in the keyaki hardwood that stands out with the warmth and depth of the finish. Rare to have Keyaki used in this way. Overall in great condition. Dimensions: 35 1/4" High X 17 1/2" Deep X 46" Long
item #1243513
$6,000
Antique Japanese Vanity Tansu
Antique Japanese Vanity Tansu
Small Japanese vanity tansu with seven drawers and two sliding doors, the front done in a variety of hardwoods, panels in gorgeous dark Jichimu (chickenwing wood) framed in rosewood, another set of sliding doors done in Keyaki wood, with brass handles and a beautiful lacquered black interior. Taisho period (1912-1926) Size: 13.5" height, 13.5" width, 9.5" depth
item #1243490
$850
Antique Japanese Rootwood Burl Tray
Antique Japanese Rootwood Burl Tray
Antique Japanese rootwood burl kashibachi, or serving dish for sweets. It is hand-carved from a beautiful hardwood, all in one continuous piece, and has very interesting twists and gnarls throughout. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: 12.72" height, 16.5" width
item #1243471
SOLD
Antique Japanese Indigo Ikat Cotton Rain Coat
Antique Japanese Indigo Ikat Cotton Rain Coat
Antique Japanese raincoat made of hand-woven indigo cotton with sixteen panels, dyed using a technique called ikat, in which bindings are applied to the cotton threads in any desired pattern and dye is applied over them. The bindings resist the dye, leaving behind patterns in the original color of the threads. The raincoat has two sides: One has white stripes and the other has an attractive design of white arrows and crosses. The raincoat has a cloth loop and grommet closure in front and a... Click for details
item #1243350
$650
Antique Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Dogs
Antique Chinese Porcelain Blue and White Dogs
Chinese blue and white porcelain dogs on hardwood stands. Beautiful coloring with fine detail on both Candle holders. Circa 18th-19th Century. Dimensions: 3 1/2" High w/stand, 2 3/4" High X 5 1/4" Long X 2" Deep
item #1243341
$6,350
Antique Chinese Silk Rank Badge With Pheasant
Antique Chinese Silk Rank Badge With Pheasant
Gorgeous silken Chinese rank badge with a navy blue background, golden stitching along its base, borders and accenting throughout, image of a silvery green pheasant standing on a rock, a fish jumping out at it from the water, and many designs of flowers, and clouds in various vivid shades of blue. Rank badges were to be worn on the front of a robe to show ranking and status of the elite in imperial China during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties. Pheasants would show the status... Click for details
item #1243334
$1,500
Burmese Repousse Silver Vessel
Burmese Repousse Silver Vessel
Burmese repousse silver covered vessel. Compressed bulbous form having an intricately hammered ground of interiors featuring pronounced narrative characters set between two bands of chased acanthus. Fitted lid mounted with a lotus bud. Circa 19th Century Dimensions: 12 1/2" Wide X 7 1/2" High 25.3 Troy oz
item #1243331
$6,600
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