Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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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 Peking glass originally made to look like agate. 19th Century Size: 2.75" height, 1.25" width, .75" thickness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
Antique Chinese Goldstone Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese snuff bottle carved of goldstone, with stopper made of jadeite, accented with apple green areas. Wide, thin body with short foot. 19th Century Size: 2.5" height, 1.75" width, .5" depth
item #1308506
Korean Kitchen Cabinet with sliding doors
Korean kitchen cabinet in traditional style, made of (Keyaki hardwood) elm wood, sliding panels are slatted and backed with rice paper. Small drawers on top and middle (including 2 hidden drawers!). Open storage area behind the traditionally slatted sliding doors. Charming piece with great storage options. 20th Century, very well built. Dimensions: 65" high x 37 3/4" wide x 17 1/4" deep.
item #1308501
Stunning Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket with Bronze Lining
An interesting all original Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket with a wide, flat woven body and a gnarled root handle. The inside of the basket is lined with a removable bronze dish. True work of art. Meiji age (1868 - 1912) Size: 13.25" height, 16" diameter
item #1308443
Japanese Framed Print by Toko Shinoda
Japanese framed sumi print by abstract artist Toko Shinoda (1913-present). This print is titled "The Shade", with very light shadows and intersecting calligraphy lines with a streak of red. Number 14/50, signed in pencil. Size: (entire frame) 16.75" length, 13.75" width, 1" thick (artwork only) 11" height, 8" width
item #1308201
17th Japanese Arita Blue and White Porcelain Charger
17th Century Japanese Arita porcelain blue and white charger, with imagery of one bird flying overhead a second bird, peaches growing to the right and flowers blooming to the left. The inner rim has multiple panels with various flowers and scrolling vine dividers. All original in wonderful condition. Circa: 1680 - 1720 Size: 13" diameter, 2" height
item #1308198
Antique Japanese Small Keyaki Tansu
Antique Japanese small choba tansu (merchant chest) made with attractive keyaki (elm) burl front panels in a reddish brown lacquer finish. The style of handles on each drawer is called "mokko" or "melon shape", accented with decorative iron hardware in each corner. The sliding doors in front lock in the center. Unusual piece in wonderful condition. Solid Keyaki wood. Very heavy and gorgeous. Early Meiji Period (circa 1870's) Size: 22.5" height, 25" width, 16.5" depth
item #1308142
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