Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Embroidered Silk Short Robe for Lady
Beautiful Chinese short silk robe for a lady, made of iridescent blue and purple silk woven with design of auspicious objects and swirling clouds. Applied edging of extremely intricate embroidered scenes noble men and ladies in a garden pavilion setting engaged in leisurely outdoor pursuits like fishing and flower gazing. This silk edging is ornately cut and edged with black silk piping and tiny rows of forbidden stitch. Four metal buttons and decorative silk ribbon work. The interior is... Click for details
item #1211465
Chinese book full of genre scenes
Chinese book full of images of different genres of peoples different lives. Daily chores and activities collected with Chinese text. 12 seperate scenes Dimensions: 10 1/2'' Long X 7'' High
item #1211464
Chinese Jade Brush Pot
Chinese Jade brush pot. Fairly light green jade with darker markings mixed throughout. Smooth clean look with nice proportions. Dimensions: 4 1/2'' High X 2 1/8'' Wide
item #1211457
Chinese Hardwood Stand
Chinese hardwood Stand in great condition with a beautiful finish. Solid hardwood with simple yet elegant lines. Dimensions: 1 1/4'' High X 8'' Long X 5 /3/4'' Wide
item #1211453
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Japanese Choba from Sakata Prefecture
Japanese choba from Sakata area, Japan. Made entirely of Keyaki wood (elm) with burl wood. Heavy iron hardware, including elaborately cut lock plates with square shaped handles, the side has warabite shaped handles. The pulls for opening the sliding panels are inlaid with mother of pearl and edge with carved persimmon. Interior has one shelf. Well crafted joinery and tenons original lacquered finish in excellent condition.

Age: Late Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

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item #1211429
Japanese Rare Keyaki Karuma Wheeled Tansu
Antique Japanese karuma tansu (wheeled storage chest), the front is keyaki (zelkova) wood with sliding panels with horizontal slats, interior has a full width shelf and two small drawers on the right side, the bottom portion has three drawers and a locking bar (with key); one full width drawer and two smaller drawers side by side, beautiful original lacquer finish, heavy iron hardware, Edo Period, circa early 1800s. Size: 46 1/2" high x 47 1/2" wide x 21" deep.
item #1211356
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Japanese Antique Large Bronze Censor with Fu-dogs
Japanese antique bronze censor, decorated all over with archaic motifs and scrolling vines, stands on three legs with heads of horned mythical creatures, the base is covered with rolling waves, handles in the form of fu-dogs, lid is covered with clouds and topped with a fu-dog, rectangular cartouche on bottom, illegible. Taisho Period. Size: 24 1/2" high x 15 1/2" wide.
item #1211319
Antique Chinese Bronze Goose Incensor
Lovely antique Chinese bronze goose incense burner with great feathered detail on lid. Beautiful patination condition. The realistically shaped open mouth allows smoke to exit. Age: 19th Century. Size: 10.25" Height x 6.5"Length.
item #1211305
Antique Japanese Ryubundo Tea Kettle Tetsubin
This is a beautifully rendered Japanese Tetsubin. Done in Iron with gorgeous mixed metal inlays of gold and silver. Portrays persimmon fruit branch with birds an Maple tree leafs representing Fall. Signed Lid on bottom reads Ryubundo, the noted studio that produced cast iron tea kettles. Dimensions: 8 3/4'' High X 6 1/2'' Wide
item #1211190
Japanese Bamboo Basket By Shochikusai
A finely done Japanese bamboo basket used as a flower container made by the second Shochikusai. The handle is done in a way as if the vine appears to grow out from the basket and fine strips of bamboo are woven throughout the vase. Fine woven bamboo baskets require the highest skills to create the rhythmic geometric patterns and form. Age: Showa Period Size: length 10" width 6.5" height 18.75"
item #1210804
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