Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Small Kiri Tansu
A small, charming Japanese tansu made from kiri (paulownia) wood in a beautiful Natural original finish, with two sliding doors and five drawers with mokko (melon) style handles. Early Taisho Period (circa 1920) Size: 18" H, 25.5" W, 10.5" D
item #1318319
Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Brush
Chinese porcelain brush pot, painted in a famille rose enamel color scheme with a beautiful landscape. Bottom is marked Zhang Zhitang (1893-1971). Size: 6" H, 5.5" W
item #1318251
Chinese Pair of Painted Peking Glass Vases
Chinese pair of baluster shaped translucent green Peking glass vases, painted with birds in blossoming magnolia trees with peony flowers blooming among rocks. 20th century. Size of each: 8 1/4" high
item #1318245
Japanese Antique Mt. Fuji Scroll Painting by Kazan
Wonderful Japanese scroll painting of Mt. Fuji surrounded by mist, with small birds and reeds in foreground, painted in light colors on silk, signed: by Kazan, of Gaishi Studio. Total size: 33 1/2" wide x 69" high. painting size: 15 1/2" high x 26 1/2" wide. "Biog.:1793-1841 Painter. Born in Edo, son of a samurai. Served Lord Miyake, of the impoverished Tawara clan. In 1838 imprisoned on false charges by the Tokugawa government; death sentence commuted to permanent house arrest; committed... Click for details
item #1318241
Antique Japanese Scroll of a Happily Married Couple with Rakes
Antique Japanese hanging scroll of a tagasago married couple playfully playing with a rake by the swirling seaside. Full of Charm piece with great movement and wonderful detail. Meiji 1868-1912. It measures overall 35" by 53" image: 31" by 27".
item #1318161
Antique Japanese Scroll of Monkeys in Snow Lanterns
Antique Japanese hanging scroll of monkeys in stone snow lanterns in a forest of pine trees. A mother forages for food while her infant feeds. In the lower lantern a monkey gazes over the snow the second has captured an insect. It measures overall: 21" by 80" image: 15.5" by 44.75". Meiji period 1868-1912.
item #1318159
19th Century Colonial Indian Illustrations (set of 12)
Antique colonial Indian illustrations of the procession of Allah. Allah with his wife, Robers, tiger hunting, and other scenes and portraits. There are 12 illustrations all Hand painted and finely Detailed. They range in size from 4.75" by 4.25" to the largest 6.5" by 4.5". Early 19th century.
item #1318158
Japanese Antique Lacquer Box with Geese
Antique Japanese lacquer Tebako, cosmetic box. Made of lacquered wood and decorated all over with scenes of flying geese in gold lacquer with raised details on a black lacquer ground, Silver lacquer bull rushes with golden leaves bend in the wind. The interior is lined with very old silk brocade. Meiji Period (1868-1912) . Size : 9 1/4" high x 11 1/2" long x 9" wide.
item #1318157
Chinese Porcelain Statue of Zhongli Quan
Chinese porcelain figure of Zhongli Quan, one of the Eight Immortals in Chinese culture or Taoism. His attribute is a fan which is said to bring the dead back to life and turn stone into gold or silver. He wears an open robe with gilt accenting, and comes with a fitted hand carved hardwood stand. Republic Period (circa 1930's). Size: 11" H, 5" W
item #1318142
Chinese Porcelain Statue of Li Tieguai
Chinese porcelain figure of Li Tieguai, one of the Eight Immortals in Chinese culture or Taoism. He is temperamental but compassionate towards the sick and needy, who he heals using special medicine from the gourd he carries around his waist. He is shown here walking with a crutch, with a blue band around his head and gilt accented robes. Wonderful original Condition. Republic Period (circa 1930's). Size: 11" H, 5" W
item #1318124
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