Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Bronze Suiban with Shells
Antique Japanese low bronze suiban, or shallow tray to be filled with suiseki or viewing stones, sand and bonsai. It has an interesting shape with sides decorated by waves and sea shells. The feet are also sea shells. Size: 2" height, 14.25" length
item #1293866
Antique Round Metal Container
Antique Indonesian metal round container bordered with embossed suns and moons, central body and lid decorated with fleur de lys motifs over a crosshatch background, pierced foot with S designs. The inside and bottom of the container have a lovely patina. Size: 6" height, 9.5" diameter
item #1293864
Antique Chinese Blue and White Porcelain Water Coupe
Antique Chinese blue and white porcelain water coupe, with blue cobalt underglaze spiral designs along the rim, imagery of villagers by the sea, boats, shrubbery, and smoke rising from campfires. 18th/19th century Size: 2.25" height, 4.5" diameter
item #1293851
Japanese Antique Hardwood Tobacco Box
Antique Japanese tobacco ban (smoking box) with handle, made of hardwood with lovely grain, two small drawers, two small compartments on top with lids (one with a tiny bronze pomegranate), open square compartment for an ash bowl and a long compartment for pipes, Taisho Period. Size: 4 3/4" high x 9 1/2" wide (including handle) x 6 1/2" deep.
item #1293829
Tibetan Citipati Silver Mask
The citipati is said to be one of the seventy-five forms of Mahakala. Their symbol is meant to represent both the eternal dance of death as well as perfect awareness. They are invoked as wrathful deities: benevolent protectors or fierce beings of demonic appearance. The dance of the citipati is commemorated twice annually in Tibet.

The silver metal repoussé of citipati shows signs of age, with traces of paint and threadbare cord. Mounted on a metal stand for... Click for details
item #1293762
Chinese Antique Morganite Carving of Lady and Attendant
Antique Chinese small carving of a maiden and her attendant, the maiden is holding a flower basket in one hand and between the two they hold a blossoming peony branch, delicately carved of morganite with a lovely faint pink hue, they stand on a small rectangular base of iris agate, 19th century. Size: 2 3/4" high
item #1293761
Antique Korean Koryo Celadon Bowl
Antique Korean Koryo celadon crackle glaze bowl, with a design resembling a lettuce plant inside, and incised line along the inner rim. Size: 1.5" height, 6.75" diameter
item #1293756
Antique Korean Koryo Celadon Bowl
Antique Korean Koryo bowl with celadon glaze and tight crackling. Very charming, small size. Size: 5.5" diameter, 1.25" height
item #1293752
Chinese Antique White Jade Belt Hook with Chimera
Beautiful Chinese antique belt hook, carved of very pale white jade with a tinge of orange at the base, delicately carved in the form of a chimera with arching head and neck as the hook, 19th century. Size: 3 5/8" long
item #1293745
Chinese Carved Jade Plaque with Zitan Stand
Gorgeous Chinese jade plaque set within a zitan wood stand, carved with an abundance of dragons and spiral/wave motifs. The backside of the jade is smooth with three gilt painted dragons. Size: 16" height, 26" width, 8" depth
item #1293741
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