Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Edo Wood Lacquer Carving of Hotei
Antique Japanese wood carving of Hotei, one of the Seven Lucky Gods of fortune, with beautiful remnants of old lacquer.

18th century, Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 5.5" W x 8.5" H
item #1344863
Antique Japanese Ikebana Basket
Antique Japanese ikebana basket made of woven bamboo, with large strips of bamboo interwoven with a network of thinner strips, and a tightly twisted handle. The inner vase is a large section of bamboo lined with metal.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 11" W x 16" H
item #1344766
Antique Japanese Single Section Kiri Tansu
Antique Japanese two-drawer, single section tansu, made all with Kiri (paulownia) wood in a medium-dark finish, with mokko (melon) style iron handles, and money bag shaped iron locks.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 37.5" L x 16.5" W x 19.5" H
item #1344759
Antique Japanese Keyaki Fune Tansu
Antique Japanese fune tansu (ship safe chest) made all of quartered sawn cut Keyaki (elm) wood with revealing natural woodgrain and finish. Cut out appliqué hardware with incised floral motifs adorns the body of the tansu. There are six drawers altogether.

Late Edo period (1603-1868)

Size: 21" L x 16.5" W x 18" H
item #1344530
Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll Painting
Antique Chinese landscape scroll painting, signed "Wang Shigu" with seal and calligraphy, attributed to Wang Hui (1632-1717). 19th century

Size: (entire scroll) 100" H x 45" W (painting only) 65" H x 34" W
item #1344529
Antique Chinese Landscape Scroll
Antique Chinese landscape scroll painting, with calligraphy and red chop of Huang Daozhou (1585-1646). Indication of repairs evident on backside. 19th century

Size: (entire scroll) 88" H x 43" W (painting only) 64" H x 34" W
item #1344523
Antique Japanese Fune Bako w/ Stand
Antique Japanese fune bako (ship safe box) made of Keyaki (elm) wood in original dark finish, on black wood stand. Six small drawers are sealed away within, with kan (ring) pulls. The front is decorated by black, incised iron hardware with a cherry blossom handles. Edo period (1603-1868)

Dates from mid 19th century Size: 13" W x 17.5" D x 15" H (20.75" H)
item #1344516
Antique Japanese Choba Tansu
Antique Japanese medium choba tansu (merchant's chest), made with a Hinoki (cypress) frame and Sugi (cedar) sliding panels with decorative fleur de lys style handles, and three bottom drawers.

Size: 25.5" L x 13" W x 25" H
item #1344468
Antique Japanese Two Section Tansu
Antique Japanese two section tansu, with Kiri (paulownia) wood front panels and Sugi (cedar) sides. It has a very classic, simplistic four drawer design with small keyhole locks and warabite handles.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Size: 35" L x 15.5" W x 39" H
item #1344465
Rare Chinese Pair of Imperial Lacquer Storage Trunks
Rare and beautiful pair of antique imperial Chinese lacquer storage trunks. Made of wood and lacquered with highly detailed gold patterns of flowers and dragons on a black lacquer ground. The top of each trunk is lacquered with scenes of pavilions and figures among pine tress. Areas of woven bamboo work are framed with red lacquered carved wood. Each trunk is attached to a built on elegant lacquered wood stand. Provenance: from the imperial household of Emperor Puyi.

17th... Click for details
item #1344463
Price on Request
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