Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Noh Hannya Mask Netsuke with Signature
Antique Japanese blackwood netsuke carving of a Hanna Noh theatre mask, with piercing gilt eyes and teeth, pointed ears and two short horns. The Hannya (般若) mask is a mask used in Noh theater, representing a jealous female demon. It possesses two sharp bull-like horns, metallic eyes, and a leering mouth. The backside of the netsuke has a calligraphy inscription / signature.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" H x 1.5" W x 1.25" thick
item #1343611
$1,100.00
Antique Japanese Boxwood Noh Mask Netsuke
A well carved boxwood netsuke of a Noh theatre mask. Hand carved with a wonderful expressive face. Fine details show through the original finish and condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" W 2.75" H x 1" thick
item #1343599
$1,150.00
Antique Japanese Large Netsuke of a Walking Scholar
Large Japanese boxwood netsuke of a walking scholar carrying a scroll. With fine hand carved detail and charming expression.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" x 1.5" x 4.25" H
item #1343501
$2,400.00
Antique Japanese Boxwood Puppy Netsuke
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of a well fed plump puppy dog. Hand carved with one of the pups arm slightly raised in a playful manner. Original finish and condition.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 1.75" L x 1" W x 1" H
item #1343500
$2,650.00
Antique Japanese Boxwood Puppy Netsuke
Antique Japanese boxwood netsuke carving of an adorable puppy dog, sitting curled up with his feet underneath him.

Meiji period (1868-1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" L x 1.5" W x 1.25" H
item #1343499
$3,600.00
Unusual Japanese Woven Lacquer Black Powder Container
A wonderful patina lacquered Japanese black power container. Consisting of lacquered washi paper wooven tightly onto a natural gourd. The woven basketry work is detailed with the original attached stopper and copper lined interior neck.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 7.5" L x 3.5" W
item #1343495
$1,200.00
Antique Japanese Boxwood Fu Dog Netsuke
A fantastic boxwood netsuke of a fu dog, wonderfully hand-carved with gorgeous, precise details. A small black ball rolls loosely around in its mouth.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912), 19th Century

Size: 2" L x 1.5" W x 1" H
item #1343477
$4,200.00
Antique Japanese Pea Pod Okimono
A charming Japanese boxwood okimono of a peapod. Smooth, fine hand-carved work. Original warm natural finish.

19th Century

Size: 6" L x 1.25" W x 1/3" thick
item #1343472
$650.00
Rare Chinese Han Dynasty Round Jade Carving
Unusual Archaic Chinese round jade carving, dated from the Western Han Dynasty (206 BC–24 AD), incised with wonderful scenes of a grinning man holding a Ruyi scepter, riding on the back of a chimera on one side, and on the other side is a woman dancing while a man beside her plays the flute. A fantastic piece with excellent detailing and character. Thin in design.

The Western Han (206BC - 24AD) was regarded as the first unified and powerful empire in Chinese history. Lasting from... Click for details
item #1343412
$4,750.00
Chinese Shang Dynasty "Chicken Bone" Jade Bird Carving
Archaic Chinese jade carving of a bird with a fish on its head. This old jade has a white calcification covering the entire surface which is known as "chicken bone". This white calcification is due to the jade being burned in very ancient rituals revolving around life and death. Beautiful, fine detailing. From the Shang Dynasty (1750 BC - 1027 BC) Anyang site

The Shang dynasty (Chinese: 商朝; pinyin: Shāng cháo) or Yin dynasty (Chinese: 殷代; pinyin:... Click for details
item #1343407
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