Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Unique Japanese Burl Brush Container
Japanese natural burl brush pot, hand-carved with various whimsical creatures coming to life from the natural burl form. Original finish with red lacquer base. Provenance: From a private Japanese collection.

Size: 9" L x 6" W x 4" H
item #1339332
Antique Chinese Large Famille Rose Porcelain Vase
Antique Chinese large porcelain jar of a famille rose glaze, with slender tapering body, tall neck, and dramatically flared rim. The body is decorated by imagery of a seaside village with various people going about their daily lives; The neck with auspicious scholar's objects on a background of medallions, various flowers in bloom, and lotus petals towards the opening of the mouth. Daoguang mark on foot.

Size: 11" W x 26" H
item #1339326
Chinese Porcelain Cup with Qianlong Mark
Chinese porcelain blue and white cup, shaped in resemblance to a Tibetan butter lamp. Adorned with bold and complex designs of lotuses, scrolling vines, and eight Sanskrit characters along the outer sides. The interior design is of an eight petal flowering motif surrounded by double rings. The tall foot flares dramatically with a raised ring near the base of the cup, with motifs of draping pendants. Mark Qianlong (1736-1795).

Provenance: Private Berkeley Estate

Size: 6"... Click for details
item #1339285
Chinese Jumu Low Table
Chinese hardwood low table, made from Jumu (elm) wood. Gorgeous natural woodgrain with original finish. Attractive ribbed side panels. Dates from the 19th century.

Size: 30.5" L x 17.5" W x 10" H
item #1339270
Chinese Temple Style Bird Cage
Very charming Chinese birdcage, styled after a temple, with two small fu dogs guarding the front entrance, dragons on the roof, bells hanging off of the edges, hook on top to be hung from the ceiling. Made from bronze metal and dates from the early 20th century

Size: 9.5" L x 9.5" W x 15.5" H
item #1339266
Antique Tibetan Bone Carving from a Shaman's Robe
Antique Tibetan bone carving, originally from a Shaman's robe worn during religious ceremonies. All hand-carved with a deity figure surrounded by highly intricate decorative motifs. Includes custom made iron display stand.Dates from the 18th century.

Size: 4.5" H x 1.5" L x .5" W (carving only) 6.5" H x 2" L x 2" W (on stand)
item #1339221
Incredible Indian 12th Century Stone Vamana Torso Statue
Dramatic Indian stone carving fragment of the torso of Vamana,, the fifth avatar/incarnation of Vishnu. It has realistic hand-carved features with draped jewelry and fabric. Displayed on a custom made iron stand. Dates from the 12th century.

Size: 18.5" H x 8" L x 8" W (entire stand) 9" L x 5" W x 16" H (statue only)
item #1339218
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14th Century pair of Cambodian Bronze Hooks
Antique Cambodian pair of bronze hooks, hand forged to look like beaked serpents, with beautiful natural patina, displayed together on a high-quality custom iron stand.

Dating 14th Century

Size: (each hook) 2.25" L x 2.5" W x 5" H (entire display) 5" L x 2.25" W x 8" H
item #1339216
Antique Japanese Two Section Keyaki Burl Tansu

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Unusual Japanese two-section tansu, with gorgeous Keyaki (elm) burl front, and Sugi (cedar) sides, with original lacquer finish. The design is highly unusual with three sets of sliding doors, one with glass panels, various size drawers and a lift-away panel with a charming natural burl handle. Meiji age (1868-1912)

Size: 40.5" L x 19.5" W x 61.5" H
item #1339211
Antique Japanese Burl Keyaki Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) with original natural finish, gorgeous Keyaki burl front panel drawers and doors with Mokko (melon) style handles, side locking box with two small drawers within, and two sliding door panels with roomy interior. Wonderful condition. Dates from late Meiji Period c1910.

Size: 25.5" L x 15.5" D x 31" H
item #1339156
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