Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Dish with Garden Scene
Chinese porcelain dish with garden scene. Three figures sit around a table eating fruit while a fourth figure stands, gazing at something. The party is seated under hanging lamps. The border of the bowl is intricately decorated with chrysanthemums, peonies, and other flowers. The back of the dish has a red stamp and three bands of flowers. It measures 13" diameter. Republic period mid 20th century.
item #1218389
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Antique Japanese Small Bar Tansu
Antique Japanese small bar tansu. The bar has wrought iron fittings with a working locking mechanism. It is decorated with two floral pieces. The bar functioned to keep the drawers closed during transportation. The wood is finished with a lacquered surface. Edo or Meiji period, circa 1860. It measures 24" wide 14.5" deep 27" deep.
item #1218271
Antique Chinese Huanghuali Stand
Antique Chinese Huanghuali two shelf stand. The shelves are tiered, the wood is beautiful huanghuali wood. Dates from the early 20th century. It measures, lower shelf: 17" X 13.5" x 27" upper shelf 13.5"x 13.5"x 37" overall: 29" wide 13.5" deep 37" tall.
item #1218265
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Antique Tibetan Thangka of Amitayus
A refined image of the deity Amitayus, known as the Buddha of infinite light in many pureland texts including the Sukhavativyuha Sutra. The central Amitayus image is surrounded by nearly a hundred or so other Amitayus images reflecting a concept found in Vajrayana and Mahayana texts of how a Buddha or Bodhisattva can be found in many locations simultaneously. The thangka contains a blessing with hand imprints and a mantra in the Bru-sha script to invoke the deity. Age: 18th century Size: length... Click for details
item #1217919
Tibetan Thangka of Dipankar Buddha
An unmounted Tibetan thangka of the Buddha Dipakar. The Buddha appeared prior to the historical Buddha, Shakyamuni. Legends of the Buddha's past lives tell of how in a past life when Shakyamuni was a human, he met Dipankar and offered his hair to cover the path the Buddha Dipankar was walking and Dipankar Buddha predicted that the man would become the next Buddha. The thangka is blessed with Tibetan Uchen and sPungs-chen scripts Age: 18th century Size: height 43" width 29"
item #1217916
Tibetan Thangka of Amitayus Namgyalma and Tara
A Tibetan thangka portraying the deities, Amitayus, Namgyalma, and Green Tara. Amitayus is the Buddha of Infinite Light and often is associated with the Sukhavativiha Sutra and Pure land references. Green Tara embodies the essence of compassion and Namgyalma represents the vast wisdom of the Buddha. Age: 18th century. Size: length 43.75" width 27.5"
item #1217906
Chinese Iron Red Porcelain Water Coup
A small porcelain iron red overglaze water coup decorated with dragons set among scrolling clouds. The iron red style was developed in the Ming dynasty and in the Qing various styles were expanded. Additionally, with the continuity of the literati tradition, various objects were being produced and one was the water coup which is essential in producing ink for calligraphy. The water coup contains an inscription reading Da qing xiangfeng nian xin. (1851-1861). Size: height 2.25" diameter 2.8"
item #1217828
Chinese Fencai Porcelain Brush with Cap
A intricately done Chinese fencai with motif of dragons scrolling vines, and peonies. Fine brushes made from different materials with caps to cover the tip were often part of a scholar literati's desk and were called the four treasures of the scholar's studio. The end of the brush contains a seal script mark, reading Da qing Jiaqing nian xing. Age: 19th-20th century Size: length 19" diameter 0.3"
item #1217824
Chinese Hardwood Cabinet
A Chinese hardwood cabinet with two shelves set inside the cabinet. The design of the cabinet is done in the preferences of Ming dynasty style wood working. Fine molding and paneling has been done to the cabinet. Age: 20th century Size:height 37.75" width 18" length 25.75
item #1217813
Mother Help Us Outgrow Our Madness and Fear
Mayumi Oda print 15/66, the title is painted in black on black, "Mother Help Us Outgrow Our Madness and Fear". A female form holds a baby and is preparing to feed it. Signed, titled and numbered at the bottom. Red Stamp.
item #1217746
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