Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Bronze Incensor Cover of Child
Antique chinese bronze figure of a child from the Ching dynasty, 18-19th century. The child is resting atop a cloak, barefoot. He wears a hat on his back of a traditional woven style. His hair is tied in the traditional knots, heavy. It measures 4" tall by 3" wide.
item #1216049
Antique Chinese Calligraphy Brush
Antique Chinese calligraphy brush from the 19th century. The handle is made of bone, highly polished, with an incised inscription. A fine red ribbon is the hanger. The bristles are white horse hair. It measures 9.5" long.
item #1216046
Chinese Bamboo Brush
Chinese brush made of bamboo and horse hair. The handle is carved and painted with an inscription. The brush hair is horse hair. The top of the brush has a metal fitting with a ribbon hanger. It measures 13" long, the handle is 1" diameter.
item #1216045
Yellow Nephrite Snuff Bottle
Antique Chinese yellow nephrite snuff bottle with a flat lip and oval foot rim. The interior is well hollowed out, the exterior is unadorned, 18th/19th century. It measures 2.75" tall 2"1/8" wide 3/4" deep.
item #1216043
Chinese Ming Dynasty Wooden Figure
Antique Chinese Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644, wooden figure. The figure is wearing a red robe with gold leaf. The robe is patterned with clouds and dragons. The face retains the facial hair. The back has a carved rectangular opening where the figure would have been fixed to a larger object. It measures 26" tall.
item #1216040
Chinese Antique Painting of a Pekingese Dog
Charming Chinese antique painting of a brown and white Pekingese dog, very beautifully painted with attention paid to every strand of hair. The dog crouches with tail up as if ready to play. The scenery is grassy with rocks and cymbidium orchids. Painted in ink and mineral colors on paper. 19th century. Size of painting: 24" high x 12 1/4" wide Size including frame: 31 1/2" high x 16 1/2" wide
item #1215920
Chinese Painting of Man and Woman
Beautifully small painting of a woman and a man, the story being that the man married a woman of a much higher class. The man is crouched near a stream with tea cup in hand. An exquisitely beautiful woman stands at a table under a thatched roof nearby. Painted with a very fine brush in ink and mineral colors on silk. Signed Quan Jin d. 1990. Framed. Size of painting: 15 3/4" long x 5 3/4" high Size framed: 25 1/2" long x 11" high
item #1215918
Antique Japanese Bronze Hibachi
Antique Japanese bronze hibachi decorated with dragons and chickens. The chickens have their wings spread as they give the illusion they are flying out of the body. The dragons walk across the body of the vessel. There are three small feet with incised scrolling designs. It measures 9" tall, 13" wide at the mouth, 18" wide from handle to handle. Meiji period, 1868-1912.
item #1215287
HugeChinese Cloisonne Horse
Chinese cloisonne horse decorated with archaic geometric designs often seen in Chinese bronzes from the Republic period with motifs of chrysanthemums and phoenixes. The saddle is decorated with a scrolling vine design with chrysanthemums recalling central Asian motifs. The bridle is decorated with small plum blossoms. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 27" Width: 10" Length: 35"
item #1215285
Chinese Bronze Han Dynasty Censor on Wooden Base
Chinese Han Dynasty (206 B.C. - A.D. 220) bronze lidded censor, round form, on three legs, incised characters on both front and back sides, handles on either side, beautiful patina, sits on beautifully carved hardwood stand made later during the 19th century. Total size: 6 3/4" high x 8 1/4" wide including handles. Bronze alone is 6 1/4" high
item #1214958
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