Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Natural Rootform Stool
Antique Japanese natural burl root stand or stool. Interesting natural burl form shape with bold woodgrain surface.

Dimensions: 17" x 18" x 15.5" H
item #1364232
Antique Japanese Pair of Painted Fusuma Doors
Antique Japanese pair of hardwood fusuma door panels with black lacquer frames. The doors are hand-painted with a rooster, a hen, and their chicks with a bamboo grove background, accented with gold flakes. Each door has wire mounts in back to be hung for a wall display.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 27" L x 1" D x 68.5" H
item #1364231
Antique Japanese Hibachi
Vintage Japanese hibachi (brazier) made of beautiful Keyaki (elm) wood, with built in stand. The front features three long drawers with incised metal pulls. The interior is copper lined with natural patina.

Showa Period c1980

Dimensions: 33.75" L x 22" D x 19" H
item #1364146
Antique Japanese Iron Tetsubin
Antique Japanese iron tetsubin. The body is wide and short with a small water spout, its sides flared out and tapered back in at the center with flattened base. The bronze lid features a cherry blossom with decorative ball finial and tall bronze handle. The piece is in exceptional condition. Dates from Tiasho period c1920.

Dimensions: 7.5" W x 8.25" H
item #1364123
Antique Chinese Jade Toggle
Antique Chinese jade toggle, hand-carved with craggy landscape scenes, scholars, willow trees, and temples. The natural coloration and form of the jade are well-utilized in the stylized carvings.

Piece dates from the 19th century beautifully carved from a jade river pebble. Dimensions: 2" W x 3"H
item #1363964
Chinese Porcelain Baby Boy Pillow
Incredibly charming Chinese porcelain pillow, in the form of a baby boy. He has darling features and is signed on the base with an old wax seal.

Republic Period

Dimensions : 11" L x 5.25" W
item #1363961
Japanese Print "Play- I" by Katsunori Hamanishi
A Japanese mezzotint print by artist Katsunori Hamanishi (b. 1949-present). He graduated with an art degree from Tokai University in 1973 and has since been living in Kyoto to work on his printmaking.

This mezzotint is titled "Play-I", numbered 20/70 of its series, and hand signed by the artist in pencil.

Dimensions: 7.75" x 9"H
item #1363946
Japanese Kirin Censor
A vintage Japanese white metal incensor, in the form of the mythical creature Kirin, who has chimerical features of a dragon mixed with a horse. It is well-cast with fierce detailing. A section of its backside acts as a lid.

Dimensions: 10.5" L x 6" D x 6.5" H
item #1363945
Antique Japanese Iron Tetsubin w/ Signature
Antique Japanese iron tetsubin (tea kettle) of an octagonal shaped body, with seaside village scenes, willow trees, and boats. The sides flute outward and then dramatically taper into the rounded foot. Its lid is bronze with a highly stylized signature from the artist.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 8” L x 9.5” H
item #1363942
Incredible Large Chinese Blanc de Chine Quan Yin
A very large and dramatic Chinese blanc de chine statue of the Goddess of Compassion, Quan Yin. She has incredible realistic detail and form, with long draping robes. A willow sprig peeks out from under her headdress. In her hands, she holds a vial filled with the nectar of life, which she pours into the oceans of the world.

This listing is for the Quan Yin only. The Chinese Porcelain Rooster Pair is listed for sale # 1206509.

18th/19th Century

Dimensions: 14"... Click for details
item #1363900
Price on Request
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