Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Jade Tiger
Antique chinese jade tiger in the archaic style. Intricately carved with exquisite detail on the musculature, head, tails, and paws. The tiger is snarling and twisting upwards. Circa 1900. It measures 4" tall 3" wide.
item #1191862
Antique Chinese Jade Buffalo
Antique Chinese jade buffalo with wood stand. The buffalo is beautifully carved with incised details of hair on the head and around the eyes. circa 1900. It measures 4" wide 12" long 6" tall without stand.
item #1191857
Japanese Sculpture of Kuze Kannon by Jimbo Yutaka
A wooden sculpture carved from a single block of wood of kannon or kwan yin. The work takes inspiration from the 6th century image at Horyuji temple in Ikaruga, Nara. Jimbo Yutaka (1923~) is known throughout Japan for his wooden sculptures and has done numerous exhibitions. The work comes with a tomobako with the inscription of the title of the work and the artist's signature and seals. The work also contains a signature by the artist. Age: Late Showa Period (1970-1980). Size" height 20" width... Click for details
item #1191362
Mashiko Ware Tea Bowl by Hamada Shoji
A Mashiko ware tea bowl (chawan) by Hamada Shoji. The bowl is glazed in a style known as kaki yu or persimmon color glaze which is often seen in Mashiko wares. Hamada Shoji along with Yanagi Muneyoshi and Barnard Leech were part of the mingei movement in the late 20th century. The movement emphasized the simple minimalist beauty found in daily objects made by unknown artists. Thus, Shoji never signed his works, where he too wanted people to simply appreciate his ceramics, not his notoriety. Age:... Click for details
item #1191344
Chinese Qianlong Marble Moghul Bowl with Gems
Splendid Chinese marble Moghul bowl with variety of gems inset in gold. The gems vary between beautiful and radiant ruby, emerald and sapphire. Decorated all over with a peony motif. Beautifully carved design of a chrysanthemum on bottom and a peony carved on the inside bottom. Condition report: 1 loss gem. Age: Qing Dynasty (1735 - 1796). Size: 7.25" diameter x 3" height.
item #1191178
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Chinese Antique Carved Lapis Lidded Bottle with Chimera
Antique Chinese large lapis stone carved into a lidded bottle with highly raised dragon-like chimera, topped with a lid in the form of a hu-bird, beautiful lapis ranging from dark to light and mottled all over with areas of quartz, 19th century. Size: 7" high x 4" wide.
item #1191029
Chinese Jade Grapes
Delightful vintage Chinese jade "stone fruit" grapes with beautiful agate leafs. Age: 20th Century (circa 1970). Size: 7" L x 5" W.
item #1191019
Chinese Carved Jade Lidded Container with Rings
Chinese jade carved container in the style of archaic bronzes, with fitted lid, square form with flanged handles on either side, carved all over with archaic motifs, a total of ten pierced carved handles in the form of lions heads each with a freely carved ring in it's mouth, beautiful translucent green jade with pale green and white striations, Republic Period. Size including wooden stand: 9 1/4" high x 5 1/2" wide x 3 1/2" deep.
item #1191012
Chinese Antique Pair of Large Cloisonne Lions
Antique Chinese pair of lions, made all of gilt copper repouse and cloisonne, the female lion rests her paw on her young lion who is laying on it's back, the male lion has his paw resting on a ball with elaborately draped ribbons symbolizing the world, each lion has a bell hanging from around it's neck, the cloisonne work is extremely ornate with detailed patterns, birds and flowers, beautiful and dramatic, 19th century. Size of each: 20 1/2" high x 13" wide x 18" deep.
item #1190992
Japanese Edo Period Keyaki Pulley
Beautiful Japanese antique pulley made out of keyaki wood with all original finish and wonderful patina. This piece is enhanced by its trapezoid shape and utilitarian qualities. Age: Edo Period. Size: 14.75" h x 9.5" w x 5" d
item #1190989
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