Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Unusual 3ft Mizuya
Antique Japanese 3 ft Mizuya with an open shelf for the display of tea articles, with 2 sets of Keyaki (elm) burl wood front sliding panels , and bold "shou sugi ban" sliding panels below, both in front and in back of the chest.

Dimensions: 27 3/4" L x 15 1/2" D x 68" H
item #1380128
Chinese Huanghuali Guan Pi Xiang Document Box
Antique Chinese guan pi xiang (document box), made of huanghuali hardwood and finely cut brass plate mounts and hinges. The top opens and is held in place by a small chain. The doors open to reveal 7 drawers of different sizes. Each drawer has been fitted with jewelry tray inserts covered in white raw silk.

19th century

Dimensions (when closed): 16" high x 16" wide x 10 1/2" deep
item #1380073
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Antique Korean Kitchen Cabinet
Korean two-level hardwood kitchen cabinet, made with bold grain elm wood panels. The piece holds two small drawers along its topmost sections and an upper and lower compartment behind its two pairs of front swinging doors. Fitted with hand-forged iron hardware and plates.

Choson Period

Dimensions: 45 1/2" x 20 1/4" x 56 3/4" H
item #1380071
Antique Korean Large Bedside Chest
A large Korean bedside chest or Morijang. The top of the chest holds a row of 3 drawers with hinged double doors below, and a row of four drawers along the very bottom of the piece. Motifs of butterflies and auspicious symbols are seen throughout the hardware plating. The interior holds a single curved shelf with decorating metal plating and a locking mechanism to hold its front doors securely shut.

Dimensions: 54.75''w x 18.25''d x 42.25''h
item #1379964
Rare Large Japanese Kannon Biraki Safe Tansu
A massive Japanese solid Keyaki (elm) hardwood Kannon Biraki merchant's chest. Decorated with hand-forged iron plating, the motifs seen throughout the piece's hardware include the image of Ebisu, one of the Seven Lucky Gods of Fortune, proudly holding up a freshly caught fish, a large Mokko (melon) shaped lock on the front pair of doors, with flowers and pine trees adorning the drawer below in the form of its lock and handle plates. Inside the chest are six more drawers, with a secret... Click for details
item #1379723
Antique Korean White Brass Box
Antique Korean white brass jewelry box, its lid with inlaid motif of an auspicious character meaning wealth or prosperity. Interior lined with wood. The rectangular box stands on four stylized feet.

Choson Period 19th century Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 4" x 3 1/4" H
item #1379679
Antique Japanese 2 Drawer Clothing Tansu
Antique Japanese single section tansu made with Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood in its original, natural wood finish. The piece holds 2 long drawers, decorated with round keyholes, metal pulls, and iron plates and handles on both its sides.

Taisho Period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 35" L x 14 3/4" D x 19" H
item #1379505
Antique Japanese Kiri Isho Tansu
Japanese clothing tansu constructed of natural finish Kiri wood (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood, the piece has two stacking sections and a Kiri wood base.The upper section holds two sliding doors and three small drawers while the lower unit holds the two largest drawers for folded kimonos and other clothing articles.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 35" L x 15" D x 39" H
item #1379502
Japanese Pair of Signed Bronze Candles Sticks
Antique Japanese pair of bronze candle sticks, with archaic Chinese style motifs, cartouche mark on bottom.

Taisho Period (circa 1920's).

Dimensions: 10 3/4" high
item #1379388
Late 18th Century Antique Tibetan Painted Trunk
Rare antique Tibetan painted chest with a trapezoid form, with lift away lid, and leather straps. The front of the chest is hand-painted in pigments of red, green, yellow, depicting a mythical creature with conch shell and flowers.

Mid to Late 18th Century

Dimensions: 54" L (widest point) 40" L (narrowest point), 17 1/2" D x 26" H
item #1379088
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