Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Oil Painting of Nude Maiden by Chen Danqing
A painting of a lovely young maiden, she is depicted from the waist up in the nude, her head slightly tilted and eyes looking off to the right. She wears her long black hair up in a low bun gathered at the nape of her neck. She is smiling slightly. Skillfully painted in oil colors on canvas with frame. Signed and dated by the artist. Painted by the well known Chinese-American artist, Chen Danqing, 1984. Size of painting: 24" high x 18" wide. Size in frame: 29" high x 23" wide
item #1297056
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Japanese Framed Print by Haku Maki
Japanese framed woodblock print by sōsaku hanga artist Haku Maki (1924-2000). This print is titled "Wan - 33", numbered 117/151 and signed with a red cartouche. The print depicts gold tone calligraphy over a bowl with silver highlights and embossed texture. Size: (entire frame)14" height, 11.25" width (artwork only) 9" height, 6.25" width
item #1297047
$600.00
Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Immortal
Antique Chinese porcelain figure of one of the Three Star Gods (Longevity, Prosperity, Happiness). This is the God of Happiness, or the Fu star, with wonderful and elaborate famille-rose enamel mandarin robes with flowers and flower pots on his robes. He also holds a small child, which is one of his recognizable attributes. He is said to have once lived as governor Yang Cheng of Daozhou. Yan Cheng had risked his life writing a memorial to the emperor in order to abolish dwarf slavery. His face... Click for details
item #1296622
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Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Immortal
Antique Chinese porcelain figure of one of the Three Star Gods (Longevity, Prosperity, Happiness). This is the God of Longevity, or the Shou star, with wonderful and elaborate famille-rose enamel glaze of peaches and auspicious characters. The shoo star is said to have been in his mother's womb for ten years before birth, at which time he was an old man. His face is accented with pierced through areas on his ears, nostrils, and facial hair. Included is a hardwood stand that has been carved to... Click for details
item #1296619
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Antique Chinese Famille Rose Porcelain Immortal
Antique Chinese porcelain figure of one of the Three Star Gods (Longevity, Prosperity, Happiness). This is the God of Prosperity, or Lu star, with wonderful and elaborate famille-rose overglaze imagery of dragons and smoke on his robes. Gilt enamel accents his hat and robes. His face is accented with pierced through areas on his ears, nostrils, and facial hair. Included is a hardwood stand that has been carved to fit the base. 1875-1900 late Ching Dynasty, reign of Emperor Kwang-Hsu. Size:... Click for details
item #1296612
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Antique Burmese Inlaid Box
Antique Burmese hardwood box with inlaid spiral motifs, the inlaid name "H.R. Pelly" is seen at the top of the lid and may denote the name of the past owner. The hinged lid locks via a front keyhole, and each side has a recessed metal handle. Size: 7" height, 17.75" width, 12" depth
item #1296593
$375.00
Antique Chinese Hardwood Altar Table
Antique Chinese beautiful hardwood altar-style table with a warm, glossy finish, red and brown hues. The four thin legs connect with two parallel panels of wood. 100% Rosewood. Beautiful condition. Ming Style Mid 20th Century Size: 27.25" height, 27.5" width, 12.25" depth
item #1296456
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Antique Japanese Sugi Matsumoto Tansu
Antique Japanese two-section Mastumoto tansu, made from sugi (cedar) wood with mokko (melon) handles mounted on elaborate handle backplates typical to the region, large round center lock plates with incised kiri leaf mon, or family crests. It has the original red lacquer finish and is extremely shiny. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 42.5" height, 34" width, 16.5" depth
item #1296453
$3,350.00
Antique Japanese Kiri Trunk
Antique Japanese trunk made of kiri (paulownia) wood with a deep red finish, bordered in black lacquer. Two iron handles are at its sides, a gourd-shaped iron lock decorates the front. The blonde interior has been marked with kanji. Edo age (1615-1867) Size: 22" height, 34" width, 15.5" depth
item #1296433
$1,200.00
Beautiful 19th Century Chinese Jumu Shandong Cabinet
Chinese cabinet from the Shandong province made from jumu wood (elm). The two front swinging doors open with brass pulls on long, brass panels. The shelved interior is very roomy. The sides of the cabinet have been lacquered in a muddled red. Dates from the 19th century. Very difficult to get these pieces. No export out of China. Size: 44.5" height, 34" width, 15.5" depth
item #1296430
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