Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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18th Century Indian Pair of Sandstone Statues
18th Century Antique Indian pair of sandstone architectural fragment statues of mythical beasts called Yali, who have mixed body parts of an elephant, a lion, a horse, and other such animals. They would often stand guard and protect Hindu temple entrances. One of these statues stand atop a bird, while the other stands atop a human figure. Very heavy pair in original condition, some remnants of red pigment around the mouths, interesting detail throughout. Early 18th century. Size: 29" H x 20"... Click for details
item #1322217
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Antique Tibetan 17th Century Bronze Ganesha
Antique Tibetan bronze statue of Ganesha, with an arch of flames around his head, a mouse beneath his foot, four arms holding an axe, a noose, and a delicacy. His only empty hand performs the abhaya mudra, a gesture of protection. Traces of vermillion pigment. The bottom of the statue is lined with metal embossed with a flower. 17th century. Size: 6" H x 3.5" W
item #1321968
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Antique Japanese Lacquer Altar Tansu
Beautiful Japanese altar tansu with gilt lacquer floral motifs along many front drawers, each with a mokko style handle. Two sliding doors line the top with gold ocean scenery. Two hinged doors with gilt inlay court figures bear the signature seal of the artist. Behind the two doors are three nishiji lacquer drawers with wonderful gilt fish and octopus surrounded with shells. The interior of each door is also in nishiji lacquer with gilt lacquer boats. The top of the chest depicts arrangements... Click for details
item #1321965
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Japanese Landscape Scroll
Japanese scroll painting of a mountain landscape with a river leading into a waterfall, tree branches overhanging the edge of the mountain, a tent set up at the water's edge beside some flowers. Artist chop on side. Size: (entire scroll) 72" H x 18.5" W (artwork only) 41" H x 13" W)
item #1321938
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Antique Japanese Burl Container
Antique Japanese burl wood container, very solid and heavy with visually pleasing natural burl form. Size: 7" height, 8" width
item #1321871
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Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
An exceptional Japanese ikebana basket, used for artistic arrangements of flowers with a thick woven rectangular form, a beautiful gnarled wisteria branch handle, light yellow bamboo edging and feet, red bamboo container lined with metal inside the basket. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 18" height, 9" width
item #1321865
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Japanese Taisho Period Ikebana Basket
Japanese Taisho Period ikebana basket (for flower arranging). Made all of lovely split bamboo with a semi open weave. The handle is made of three pieces of bamboo and knotted together. Wrapped detailed where the handle meets the body of the basket. Signed Kokosai. Size: 19" high x 9" wide.
item #1321864
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Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese woven ikebana (flower) basket with overlaps of swirled and striped bamboo, knotted and twisted handle, large interior bamboo vase lined with metal. Look gorgeous with colorful flower arrangement. Size: 16.5" height, 11" width
item #1321797
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Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese woven ikebana basket (flower arranging basket) with an hourglass figure, double jointed side handles, hardwood vase inside body. Size: 11" height, 12" width
item #1321794
$4,500.00
Antique Japanese Keyaki Nihonmatsu Isho Tansu
Antique Japanese 2 section isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Nihonmatsu area. Made with keyaki (elm) wood with dramatic grain and original deep reddish orange translucent lacquer finish. The chest is made up of four large drawers and a safe box in the lower right hand side which has two small drawers behind a locking safe door (with key). Lovely iron hardware includes warabite shaped drawer pulls, large lock plates with pine motif and elaborate cross bracing on the the safe door. Solid... Click for details
item #1321780
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