Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle With Gold Wire Filigree
Antique agate snuff bottle with a tourmaline topper, beautiful and delicate gold-colored wire filigree around the body with imbedded turmaline and jadeite stones, and carvings of an open-mouthed face on both sides of the bottle. 19th century Size: 2.75" tall, 1.75" wide
item #1244402
Chinese Snuff Bottle With Bat Holding Coins
Beautiful little snuff bottle made from translucent cream-colored aragonite, a 3.5-4 on the Mohs (hardness) scale, with carvings of a bat (symbol for good luck) with a strand of Chinese coins (means "fortune before your eyes" when paired with a bat). Republic period c1920 Size: 2.75" long, 1" wide
item #1244399
Antique Chinese Jade Snuff Bottle
Beautiful pine-green Jade snuff bottle with a glass topper, with red "accordion" design when viewed from the top. 19th century Size: 1.75" tall, 1.5" wide
item #1244386
Antique Chinese Glass Snuff Bottle With Koi Fish
Clear small glass snuff bottle with light pink quartz topper, brick red paint around rim, base, and sides with etched dragon handle, intricate inside hand-paintings of black and orange koi on one side and beautiful, mountainous scenery on the other side. 19th century Size: 1.85" height, 1.25" width
item #1244383
Antique Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Snuff Bottle biyanhu
Antique Chinese snuff bottle of cylindrical shape with robin egg blue glaze. Matched with a pink agate stopper.

circa 1821-1850

Size: 3.5" tall, 1.25" wide
item #1244308
Antique Chinese Black Glass Snuff Bottle
Beautiful opaque black glass snuff bottle, carved into the shape of a hand with pressed "fingernails", with thumb and pinky extended and all other fingers curled inwards. 19th century Size: 2" tall, 1.5" wide
item #1244264
Antique Chinese Carved Nephrite Brushwasher
Antique brush washer, hand-carved carved from nephrite (one of two species of jade) into the shape of a peach with leaves and a small bat. In Chinese culture, peaches symbolize longevity while bats are symbol of good luck. 18th century Size: 1.5" tall, 2.25" wide
item #1244161
Yellow Porcelain Bowl With Incised Dragon
Porcelain bowl with a darkened yellow background, whimsical images of turquoise dragons with pink spines flying over the ocean, turquoise interior, and signature on bottom of the bowl. 20th century Size: 3.25" tall, 8.25" wide
item #1244158
Chinese Yellow Glazed Porcelain Vase With Butterflies
Goldenrod/yellow glazed vase with incised designs of butterfliesin a "yuhuchunping" or pear-shape. Signature on bottom. 20th century Size: 6.5" tall, 3.5" wide
item #1244157
Antique Burmese Carved Garuda Head
Garuda, in Hindu mythology, an eagle is the vahana (mount) of the god Vishnu. An original Burmese hand-carved wooden mythological Garuda bird/human. Shown here as an eagle with Deer antlers and leather "feathers" shown on the sides and top of its head. Hand-painted eyes and beak in red, brown and black feathers, with facial features of a human inside the Garuda's beak.
The mythological account of Garuda’s birth in the Mahabharata identifies him as the younger brother of Aruna, the... Click for details
item #1244143
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