Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Blue White Porcelain Coffee Ewer
Chinese blue and white porcelain coffee ewer decorated with figures of sages and bamboo on the sides of the ewer. The octagonal lid id decorated with bamboo leaves. Old restoration on knob. Age: early 20th century: Size: Height: 8" Width: 5" Length: 9"
item #1157317
Japanese Bizen Daikoku Dancing on Rice Barrel
Japanese Bizen ware of Daikoku wearing the Lion mask and is doing the shishi mai or Japanese Lion Dance on top of a rice barrel. Work is sealed on the back of the figure. Seal reads: made by Toshin of Bizen. Age: 19th century. Size: Height: 10.5" Width: 5.75" Length: 4.25"
item #1156795
Japanese Makie Tray View of Tago no Ura Mt. Fuji
Japanese lacquered tray with the view of Tagonoura and Mt. Fuji with various Japanese motifs surrounding the image. Taka makie is used to create the effect on Mt. Fuji and hira makie is used to paint the motifs surrounding the landscape. On the bottom is the name of the studio: Sato. Age: Late 19th to early 20th century. Size: Height: 1.25" Width: 9" Length: 8.25"
item #1156794
Japanese Bamboo Hanging Flower Container
Japanese bamboo hanging flower container with inscription and signature on the back. The title of the piece is, TATEDORI or "rain gutter" and is signed by a person named, Souyo. The title invokes the Japanese aesthetic of wabi sabi along with the natural patterns seen on the bamboo surface. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 16.5" Width: 2.75" Length: 3"
item #1156783
Antique Japanese Hirado Ware Porcelain Dish
Japanese Hirado-ware porcelain dish with blue and white design of Mount Fuji and pilgrim hiker gazing from the mountain path. Meiji period (1868-1912). It measures 6" diameter.
item #1156676
Antique Japanese Hirado Ware Porcelain Dish with Kirin
Japanese Hirado porcelain ware dish with blue and white kirin in center. Raised design with a foliate design. Meiji period. It measures 5.5" diameter
item #1156674
Peking Glass Brush
Red and white Peking Glass Calligraphy Brush with horsehair from the mid 20th century. Irises and bats decorate the handle. It measures 10" long.
item #1156660
Antique Chinese Cloisonne Gilt Bronze Mythical Creature
Chinese cloisonné and gilt bronze horned mythical animal from the late 19th century. The body is decorated with a colorful cloud pattern. The top, also a lid, is decorated with a blue, green, and gold hexagonal turtle shell pattern and two blue dragons on body. It has three pieces, the body, a fitted lid, and an inset piece. It measures 6" long, 6" tall.
item #1156655
Antique Chinese Miniature Sculpture of Two Court Ladies
Chinese miniature quartz sculpture of a a woman with an attendant from the 19th century. The woman is robed and holding a flowering branch in her right hand, a basket in her left. The figure to her right is kneeling, with agate base. It measures 2" long, 1.25" deep, 2.5" tall.
item #1156653
Chinese Crystal Quanyin
Chinese Leaded Crystal Quanyin with wood stand. The Quanyin is beautifully carved. The wood base is carved as a lotus blossom. Base and figure can be separated. Circa mid 20th century. The figure measures 10" tall, with the base 11.5" tall.
item #1156628
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