Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Longquan Celadon
Antique Chinese tripod ceramic celadon with pale green underglaze, resting on an a hardwood stand with three raised pockets for each foot of the censer. This is a Longquan Celadon, unusual size, dating from Song to Ming dynasty. Perfect Condition. Size: (on stand) 3.25" height, 2.5" diameter (off stand) 2.25" height
item #1308798
Antique Japanese Single Section Nigata Tansu
Antique single section bar tansu from the Nigata region of Japan. The front panels are beautiful keyaki (elm). Top and bottom drawers have central kiri leaf mon (family crest) iron locks. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 36" height, 34.25" width, 17" depth
item #1308790
Antique Japanese Two Section Yonezawa Tansu
A stunning two section Japanese tansu from the Yonezawa region, made with Kuri (chestnut) front and Sugi (cedar) burl frame. The iron hardware is highly decorative with floral elements and incised cherry blossom mon (family crest) into each round lock plate, as well as attractive mokko "melon" style handles for each drawer. Top section has side lockbox with two drawers within. Beautiful lacquer finish. 19th century. Size: 38" height, 42" width, 18" depth
item #1308781
Japanese Antique Carved Wooden Leaf Tray
Antique Japanese large carved wooden tray, natural form and curled edges reminiscent of a lotus leaf, beautifully sculptured, late Meiji/early Taisho Period. Size: 24 1/2" wide x 15 1/2" wide x 1" deep.
item #1308619
Burmese Antique Akha Woven Bamboo Basket
Antique Burmese basket woven by the Akah people, tall hour glass shape, still with it's original lid, beautifully woven in different patterns, c.1920. Size: 26 1/2" high x 14" wide diameter
item #1308618
Japanese Antique Hinoki Choba Tansu (Merchant's Chest)
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest for storage), made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with natural wax finish and lovely patina. 7 drawers of differing sizes, one compartment with sliding panels, on the lower right side is a small safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers. Original iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 28 3/4" high x 29 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" deep.
item #1308608
Antique Chinese Turquoise Carved Snuff Bottle
A wonderful and charming turquoise snuff bottle, with detailed carvings of chrysanthemums blooming with a small bird keeping close watch. The stopper is an adorable carved rabbit. Gorgeous color and size. 19th Century Size: 2.5" height, 1.75" width, .5" depth
item #1308590
Antique Chinese Carved Agate Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese carved agate snuff bottle with the image of a monkey siting upon a rock structure and holding an unusual object in his hands. A horse walks below the monkey, with an insect flying overhead. The backside has etched branches growing forth with a butterfly. 19th Century Size: 2.25" height, 1.25" width, .75" depth
item #1308580
Japanese Antique Sendai Isho Tansu with Peonies
Japanese antique isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sendai area, made with keyaki wood on drawer fronts, highly raised and incised black iron hardware including elaborate lock plates in the form of large peony blossoms and scrolling leaves. Moko shaped Iron drawer pulls incised with tiny flowers, 4 large drawers, 2 small exterior drawers. A safe box on the right side has beautifully ornate hardware in a peony motif. 2 small interior drawers also with keyaki wood and finished to match... Click for details
item #1308579
19th Century Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Glass snuff bottle with stunning white swirls and striations throughout and a jadeite stopper. Peking glass originally made to look like agate. 19th Century Size: 2.75" height, 1.25" width, .75" thickness
item #1308573
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