Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Iron Anchor
Antique Japanese heavy iron boat anchor with four pointed prongs. Would make a great decorative piece for the home. Size: 32" height, 19.75" width
item #1295640
Antique Japanese Fune Bako
Antique Japanese 'fune bako', or ship safe box with a original black lacquer finish. Ornate iron hardware decorates the front of the box with a side locking mechanism. Behind the front door are six drawers with ring pulls. Two of the drawers are precious and small, one labelled in kanji. Outside is made of Hinoki wood (Cypress) while the inside drawers are made of Kiri wood (Paulownia). Dates from the Edo age 19th century. Size: 15" height, 17" depth, 13" width
item #1295635
Chinese Small Bowl from The Five Dynasties (907-960)
Chinese small bowl with a lovely translucent glaze of a greenish white, possibly Qingbai ware, very beautiful, Five Dynasties (A.D. 907-960). Size: 5 3/8" wide x 1 1/2" high
item #1295633
Antique Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Plate
Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain dish with blue underglaze scrolling flowers and vines along the inside and the outer rim. Dates from the Mjng dynasty c 15th century. This piece was recovered from a shipwreck. Size: 1.5" height, 7.5" diameter
item #1295610
Antique Japanese Two-Section Tansu w/ Stand
Antique Japanese two-section tansu from the Yonezawa region made from chestnut wood "Kuri", comes with a stand. Its large iron locks are incised with cherry blossoms and scrolling vines. Each drawer has mokko (melon) iron handles mounted on pierced backplates, and has pierced floral motif corner hardware. Its lockbox and the two drawers concealed within open with dual fish shaped iron pulls. Dates from Meiji period c1900. Size: (w/ stand) 42.5" height, (w/o stand) 37.75" height, 37.75" width,... Click for details
item #1295596
Antique Chinese Blue and White Charger
Antique Chinese blue and white charger with two phoenixes standing one in front of the other, surrounded by flowering motifs upon a solid cobalt blue background, floral and speckling patterns along the inner rim. The underside has a rugged foot outlined in a single blue ring, and swirling patterns. Dates from the Ming dynasty. Most likely recovered from a shipwreck. Size: 2" height, 10.5" diameter
item #1295490
Antique Chinese Canton Famille Rose Plate
Antique Chinese Canton plate with famille rose enamel scene of courtesans with their attendants, with a large altar to Budai. A gilt enamel censors and offerings lay before him on the altar table. The rim is decorated with chrysanthemums, and tiny scenes related to the main depiction. Mark of Kangxi in cobalt within a double ring, with three floral scrolling vine motifs. Ching Dynasty, dates from 1875-1908. Has original purchase receipt from November 30th 1991 for 15,650 HK Dollars. Size: 10"... Click for details
item #1295484
Japanese Woodblock Print, The Cry of the Fox by Yoshitoshi
Japanese antique wood block print entitled "The Cry of the Fox" from the series "One Hundred Aspects of the Moon", by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839-1892). signed Yoshitoshi with artist's seal Yoshitoshi, engraver's mark Enkatsu, and published by Akiyama Buemon, 1886 Based on a kyogen drama, Konkai ('The Cry of the Fox'). Kyogen were short, humorous interludes staged between acts of a No play. In this story, a hunter is visited by his uncle, the priest Hakuzosu, who lectures his nephew on the... Click for details
item #1295482
Antique Chinese Pair of Porcelain Bowls w/ Stands
Pair of antique Chinese porcelain bowls with hardwood stands, with a beautiful pale blue underglaze background, with Famille rose overglaze motifs of lotuses, censors, and various household objects with auspicious elements. The interior of each bowl has five lucky bats surrounding a Shou symbol, to bring blessings of luck and happiness. The rim is gilt, directly below are red, geometric patterns. Red mark on bottom reading "A treasured collection of the House of Gold and Jade", Ching Dynasty,... Click for details
item #1295450
Antique Chinese Huanghuali wood Box
Gorgeous solid huanghuali wood storage box. Very nicely detailed with wonderful natural huanghuali wood grain. Original finish in great condition. Dimensions: 19 1/2" Long X 10 3/4" Deep X 9" High
item #1295437
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