Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle With Gold Wire Filigree
Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle With Gold Wire Filigree
Antique agate snuff bottle with a tourmaline topper, beautiful and delicate gold-colored wire filigree around the body with imbedded turmaline and jadeite stones, and carvings of an open-mouthed face on both sides of the bottle. 19th century Size: 2.75" tall, 1.75" wide
item #1244402
$6,000
Chinese Snuff Bottle With Bat Holding Coins
Chinese Snuff Bottle With Bat Holding Coins
Beautiful little snuff bottle made from translucent cream-colored aragonite, a 3.5-4 on the Mohs (hardness) scale, with carvings of a bat (symbol for good luck) with a strand of Chinese coins (means "fortune before your eyes" when paired with a bat). Republic period c1920 Size: 2.75" long, 1" wide
item #1244399
$2,500
Antique Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle
Beautiful pine-green Jade snuff bottle with a glass topper, with red "accordion" design when viewed from the top. 19th century Size: 1.75" tall, 1.5" wide
item #1244386
$3,250
Antique Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle With Koi Fish
Antique Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle With Koi Fish
Clear small glass snuff bottle with light pink quartz topper, brick red paint around rim, base, and sides with etched dragon handle, intricate inside hand-paintings of black and orange koi on one side and beautiful, mountainous scenery on the other side. 19th century Size: 1.85" height, 1.25" width
item #1244383
$3,750
Antique Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Porcelain Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese snuff bottle with a beautiful and interesting glazed porcelain body in a Robin Egg Blue with flecks like an actual egg and a pink agate topper. circa 1821-1850 Size: 3.5" tall, 1.25" wide
item #1244308
$900
Antique Japanese Keyaki One Piece Tansu
Antique Japanese Keyaki One Piece Tansu
Beautiful one piece tansu with Keyaki wood front, heavy iron hardware, including four handles in front and one handle on each side, with the image of a crane and turtle on the front drawers' two locks. The Tsuru (crane) and Kame (turtle) are both symbols of longevity. There is a Japanese saying "Tsuru sen-nen, Kame man-nen", meaning "As the crane one thousand years, the tortoise ten thousand years." Circa 1880 Size: 21.5" tall, 45.25" wide
item #1244305
$1,150
Three Section Japanese Taisho Period Kiri Wood Tansu
Three Section Japanese Taisho Period Kiri Wood Tansu
Taisho Period (1912-1926) Kiri (or paulownia) wood tansu in 3 sections, with heavy iron hardware, warabite handles with etched designs, beautiful floral-pattern backing on the two front handles on two main doors, opening to reveal three sliding shelves inside, two sliding doors on top, and five drawers on the top and bottom units. Size: 58" tall, 35.75" wide
item #1244296
SOLD
Antique Chinese Black Glass Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese Black Glass Snuff Bottle
Beautiful opaque black glass snuff bottle, carved into the shape of a hand with pressed "fingernails", with thumb and pinky extended and all other fingers curled inwards. 19th century Size: 2" tall, 1.5" wide
item #1244264
$1,750
Antique Chinese Carved Nephrite Brushwasher
Antique Chinese Carved Nephrite Brushwasher
Antique brush washer, hand-carved carved from nephrite (one of two species of jade) into the shape of a peach with leaves and a small bat. In Chinese culture, peaches symbolize longevity while bats are symbol of good luck. 18th century Size: 1.5" tall, 2.25" wide
item #1244161
$6,000
Yellow Porcelain Bowl With Incised Dragon
Yellow Porcelain Bowl With Incised Dragon
Porcelain bowl with a darkened yellow background, whimsical images of turquoise dragons with pink spines flying over the ocean, turquoise interior, and signature on bottom of the bowl. 20th century Size: 3.25" tall, 8.25" wide
item #1244158
$750
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