Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Pink Marble Top Altar Table
Beautiful and unusual altar table with pink marble top, late 19th early 20th century. It is made of rosewood and beautifully carved with peony and iris flowers and dragons. There is a scrolling pattern on each side of the altar. There is a rectilinear pattern under the table top. It measures 35" wide 19" deep 32.5"' tall.
item #1098605
Antique Chinese Martavan
Rare Chinese Martavan. A martavan is a large stoneware or highly fired earthenware storage jars. Martavans were made by the Chinese in the ports of Maraban and Burma to ship goods to India and the near east. Their primary function was to store goods for shipment. Martavans were also used to store tuak, rice wine. The drinking of rice wine during social ceremonies was very important and these martavans were central to social and ceremonial events as people would gather around and drink from... Click for details
item #1098603
Antique Chinese Blue Flambe Glaze Vase
Attractive blue and black flambe glaze ceramic vase from the Qing Dynasty, 19th century. It measures 7" tall, mouth opening 2.5" wide.
item #1098121
Antique Chinese Porcelain Phoenix
Republic period, late 19th century, phoenix with yellow, pink, and green feathers. The feathers are beautifully detailed. The bird stands on one foot with the other raised close to it's body atop a rock formation. It measures 17" tall. Overall good condition with some loses.
item #1098105
Pair of Chinese Antique Huanghuali Horseshoe Chairs
Pair of Antique Chinese horseshoe armchairs made of beautiful light color huanghuali wood, woven rattan seats, carved with chimera motif on back splat and front apron, nice joinery and smooth carving, original condition. Size: 39 1/2" high x 27 1/2" wide x 27" deep.
item #1097963
Chinese Antique Carved Horn Seal with Fudog
Antique Chinese small carved horn seal with fudog, carved with poem about snow on mountain and the value of peace, characters are inset with dark green pigment, bottom is carved with seal, 19th century. Size: 2 3/4" high x 1 7/8" wide
item #1097935
Chinese Antique Tall Purple Flambe Glazed Vase
Antique Chinese tall vase, beautiful dripping flambe glaze in purples and reds with hints of green, inside has light green glaze, Qing Dynasty (19th century). Size: 16 3/4" high x 8" wide
item #1097917
Japanese Antique Root Wood Container with Handle
Japanese antique burl root wood container, two carved circular areas, tall handle, made all of one piece of wood, beautiful piece. Meiji Period (circa 1900). Size: 10" high x 8 1/2" wide.
item #1097830
Japanese Antique Hinoki Wood Fune Tansu (Ship Safe)
Antique Japanese fune tansu (ship safe box), made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) and sugi (cryptomeria) woods with kiri (paulownia) wood on inside of drawers, heavy iron hardware including cross bracing on both the front and back, heavy iron hinges on door, interior has 6 drawers of different sizes two of which have iron lock plates, warabite shaped drawer pulls and handle on top, Edo Period (late 18th/early 19th century). Size: 16 1/2" high x 16" wide x 17" deep.
item #1097807
Japanese Antique Tall 2 Door Gyosho Bako
Antique Japanese tall gyosho bako (merchant's box), made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood, top door opens to 6 small interior drawers and bottom door opens to 4 small interior drawers, all drawers of different sizes, iron hardware with locks and unusual hooks, chrysanthemum shaped hardware in corners, rings on sides for tying ropes as this piece would have originally been made to be carried. Edo Period (late 18th/early 19th century). Size: 33 3/4" high x 11 3/4" wide x 22" deep.
item #1097800
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