Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Solid Keyaki Jizai
Original large antique Japanese jizai, used for suspending a kettle over a fire to boil water. Made of solid Keyaki (elm) wood, carved in a hooked style, and topped with an iron hook for hanging.

Edo Period

Dimensions: 17.5" x 5" x 20" H
item #1363646
Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
An unusual Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket. Hand-woven with sections of bamboo, and interesting wisteria branch accents on the front and backside. The sides are woven with "Gypsy ear" ring handles. The basket is formed with a large, rounded body, a short foot, and a wide open mouth. Full of character and charm.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" x 10" H
item #1363644
Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arrangement) basket. Hand-woven with thin branches of bamboo, the body is tall and slender with a dramatic fluted foot. The base is has deeply recessed inner edges, with the rounded, wagon-wheel design center in high relief. The mouth of the basket has a slightly flared lip, and the handle is comprised of several twisted bamboo branches. With bamboo insert.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8" x 22.5" H
item #1363576
Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese ikebana (flower arranging) basket, hand-woven with very thin sections of bamboo. Of a tall, slender gourd shape with knotted bamboo handle. With metal insert, perfect for a fresh bouquet.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 7" x 22.5" H
item #1363574
Antique Chinese Silk Robe with Auspicious Symbols
Antique Chinese silk robe, made with light burgundy silk fabric, edged in gold embroidered silk. The backside is ornately hand-embroidered with auspicious objects and symbols within flaming rings. The central image is a large yin-yang outlined by gold embroidered scrolls. With some areas of wear. Some fading and losses.

Dimensions : 58" L x 47" H
item #1363571
18th Century Indian Wood Carved Figure
Antique Indian hardwood figure carving. Mounted on a custom high-quality iron stand for display. The female figure is in a dancing pose, with elaborate headdress and garb. Mounted on a High grade custom iron stand.

18th Century

Dimensions w/ stand: 18" high x 6 3/4" wide x 4 1/2" deep

Dimensions w/o stand: 16 3/4" high x 5 1/2" wide x 2 3/4" deep
item #1363499
Japanese Antique Pair of Bronze Shokudai Candle Stands
Antique pair of Japanese shokudai (candle stands), made of bronze. Beautiful simple design with faceted stem and small chrysanthemum shaped detail where stick meets base. Each stand has a little hook and circular candle guard.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 17 1/4" high x 8" wide
item #1363276
Japanese Antique Pair of Shokudai Candle Sticks with Chrysanthemums
Antique Japanese pair of shokudai (candle sticks). Made of copper repousse and overlaid with silver, these candle sticks are decorated with a intricate chrysanthemum and scrolling vine motif. The base and top of each of the candle sticks flares out and is lobed in a chysanthemum form with scalloped edges.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 22 3/4" high x 9" wide
item #1363275
Japanese Antique Two Section Isho Tansu
Japanese antique 2-section isho tansu stacking clothing chest, made of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top section of this chest has two large drawers. The bottom section has two large drawers of different sizes. In the lower right hand side of the bottom section is a safe box with a hinged door which opens to reveal two small interior drawers. The tansu has beautiful black iron hardware especially on the safebox door and warabite shaped drawer pulls.

Meiji Period... Click for details
item #1363174
Antique Japanese Burl Front Cha Tansu
Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea ceremony chest) with altar style scroll end motifs. Made with gorgeous Keyaki (elm) wood, with book-matched natural burl front panels, bordered with Persimmon wood. The upper area contains two compartments behind two sliding panels and two opening doors, one with decorative tassels. Below are several tiers of shelves for displaying tea ceremony articles. The lower region of the tansu contains the largest compartment with sliding panels and four drawers below.... Click for details
item #1363173
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