Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Pair of Bronze Nio Temple Guardians
Japanese pair of finely cast bronze Nio Buddhist temple guardians. Dressed in traditional robes with auspicious motifs. Each figure stands on a four legged base with cartouche impression underneath.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 8" H
item #1383940
$2,500.00
Antique Japanese 2Section Kiri Tansu
Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed with natural finish Kiri (paulownia) wood. Original condition. The four drawers with classic design of round iron hand-forged locks and pair of warabite drawer pulls, iron corner hardware and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 40 1/2" H
item #1383939
$1,100.00
Antique Japanese Persimmon Wood Clothing Tansu
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

item #1383904
$750.00
Antique Japanese Persimmon Wood Clothing Tansu
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 33 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 34" H
item #1383902
Sale Pending
Antique Korean Traditional Gat Horsehair Headgear
A traditional Korean gentlemen's headgear piece called a Gat, constructed of woven horsehair, bamboo, lacquer and silk. The Gat represented the social status of the wearer and protected their topknot underneath.

19th century Chosun Dynasty

Dimensions: 16 1/8" W x 7" H
item #1383750
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese Chobako Small Tansu
Japanese small merchant's chest, or chobako, with 3 recessed drawers under one long drawer running along the top of the piece. To the side are a small drawer and lock box with two small drawers hidden away inside. The piece has all hand-forged iron hardware and plating.

Dimensions: 24" L x 12 1/2" D x 16 3/4" H
item #1383749
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Antique Japanese Iron Tsuba
Japanese hand-forged iron tsuba, used to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The front depicts two joyful festival performers, one holding a drum and the other holding a fan, the figures in relief with gilt accenting throughout. The backside of the tsuba shows a large mallet and mortar traditionally used for pounding rice into mochi.

Dimensions: 2 3/4" x 3"
item #1383748
$4,050.00
Antique Japanese Iron Tsuba Signed Soheishi Nyudo Soten
Japanese hand-forged iron tsuba, used to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The openwork tsuba depicting two sages, their robes accented in gilt, one sage with a face of silver and the other with a face of copper. The front image is signed 'Soheishi Nyudo Soten' , the other side reads 'Goshu Hikone ju' (resides in Goshu-current Shiga prefecture).

Dimensions: 3 1/8" x 3 1/4"
item #1383746
$2,025.00
Antique Japanese Tsuba
Japanese tsuba, a sword fitting to protect a swordsman's hand from sliding up the blade during use as well as to provide balance. The tsuba depicts a scene of hunters, one on horseback and the other on foot wielding a staff, in pursuit of a leaping rabbit, in gilt and silver. The backside of the tsuba depicts a running fox in gilt and copper.

Dimensions: 2 1/2" x 2 1/8"
item #1383739
$2,400.00
Nakayama Tadashi Woodblock Print of Horse, Titled, "Cyclone"
Japanese woodblock print of a horse by the artist Nakayama, Tadashi (born 1927). Titled, "Cyclone". This image of a horse stands with it's mane billowing with bits of color and metalic leaf. The head of the horse is patterned with colors while most of the body remains a dapple of charcoal and white. In the background, a series of thin circular lines accent a metalic leaf sun or moon. Signed in pencil and numbered 85 of 85. Framed.

Dated 1980

Dimensions: Total with... Click for details
item #1383683
$8,500.00
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