Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Antique Sakata Fune Tansu
Antique Japanese small fune bako (safe box), made of keyaki (elm) wood with reddish orange translucent lacquer finish, single locking panel can be removed to reveal 5 interior drawers of different sizes, iron hardware including bamboo shaped exterior lock and chrysanthemum shaped interior lock, bronze interior drawer pulls, Sakata area, late Edo Period (c. 1850). Size: 13" high x 21 1/2" wide x 14 1/4" deep.
item #908246
Japanese Antique Sado Island Fune Dansu
Antique Japanese fune dansu (merchant's ship safe), made of keyaki (elm) wood, heavy iron hardware including raised chrysanthemum buds in corners and on hinges, large iron chrysanthemum locks, sliding panel opens to 2 interior drawers, hinged door opens to 3 interior drawers, comes with 2 keys.

Mid Edo Period

Dimensions: 19" high x 21 1/4" wide x 17" deep.
item #908242
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Japanese Antique Nagano Prefecture Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), made of keyaki (elm) wood with beautiful strong grain and burl wood on especially on the sliding panels and the drawer panels, sliders open to compartment with one shelf, right side has 3 small drawers, 2 medium sized drawers on bottom and one large drawer on top, heavy iron hardware and original reddish orange translucent lacquer finish, from the Shinshu area of Nagano Prefecture, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 38" high x 36" wide x 14... Click for details
item #908240
Japanese Rare and Beautiful Kura Tansu
Antique Japanese beautiful and rare kura tansu (warehouse storage tansu), this piece would have been a status symbol and would have been used to store very important and special items, made all of thick and dramatically grained keyaki wood with panels all cut from the same section, top sides and front all have panels with mirrored grain, interior right side has 3 small drawers and interior right side has two small drawers, heavy iron hardware through out including locks on all drawers and... Click for details
item #905739
Chinese Antique Stone Seated Buddha
Beautifully carved antique Chinese stone seated buddha, wonderful attention to drapery folds and compassionate expression, in the style of the Wei Dynasty, Size: 40" high x 22" wide x 13" deep.
item #903980
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Japanese Large Pair of Temple Doors
Wonderful pair of antique Japanese temple doors, made of very heavy solid keyaki (elm) wood, beautifully weathered, heavy iron hardware, back locks with single large keyaki beam, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Total size: 80" high x 80" wide x 3" thick
item #903971
Pair of Burmese Celestial Guardian Figures
Monumental pair of architectural carvings of standing Buddhistic attendants of tropical hardwoods. Silvery grey weathered through time, yet still conveying the delicate articulation of its countenance. The Buddhistic attendant known as Teppanom stands tall with hands in prayer, the other holding a textual steele; Each wears a 2 tiered conical stupa head gear, tunic coats, an elaborate foliated skirt front and pointed toes on lotus bases.

18th century.

Sizes: figure... Click for details
item #900748
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Japanese Plique a Jour Vase with Plum Blossoms
Beautiful Japanese plique a jour cloisonne vase with an all over design of blossoming plum branches, lovely turquoise ground, no cracks, Meiji/Taisho Period (early 20th century). Size: 5 1/4" high.
item #898147
Japanese Kiri Choba Tansu from the Nigata Area
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), kiri (paulownia) wood with beautiful iron hardware, large cut out iron lock plates, square drawer pulls, safe box in lower right corner with heavy iron work on door ( 1 key), interior of safe has 3 small kiri drawers, (total of 9 drawers of different sizes on whole piece), Edo Period (c1850). Size: 30 1/2" high x 24" wide x 12 1/2" deep.
item #895670
Rare Japanese Yonezawa Kiri Tansu
Antique Japanese tansu chest with 4 drawers, each drawer is made of kiri (paulownia) wood that has been cut to display an unusual vertical pattern, each drawer is trimmed in persimmon wood and has a large iron lock plate with an oak leaf (kashiwa) mon, unusual shaped iron drawer pulls, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Rare Yonezawa area Isho Tansu. Size: 36" high x 28 3/4" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
item #895665
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