Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese large 12-panel Coromandel screen. Decorated with dramatic battle scene. Warriors on foot and horseback lay siege to an encampment of soldiers. Banners wave as horses crash through wooden battlements. Taken by surprise, the camp's inhabitants kneel in surrender. Bordered by red dragons. The reverse is a quieter scene of trees and flowers. Made of kuan cai (incised colors) lacquer on wood.

Age: Republic Period

Dimensions: 96" high x 222" long x 3/4"... Click for details
item #1426879
Chinese antique 8-panel Coromandel screen depicting palace scenes of noble men and women. In one pavilion on the far right, a group of courtiers sit at a table and enjoy a game. In the central pavilion, a emperor or high nobleman sits on his throne. Two young servants stand behind him with large fans. Behind them is a large painted screen of mountains. Beautiful ladies dance and pay music for his entertainment. To the far left, the noble wife or empress sits on her throne and is... Click for details
item #1426878
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This is a pair of antique Chinese official hat chairs. Made of Chinese Elm wood, it was decorated with hand carved Linghi mushroom accents. The finish has traces of transparent Burgandy lacquer.

Age: Early 19th Century

Dimensions Each: 24" Wide x 44 1/2" High x 22" Deep
item #1426607
An antique Tibetan storage cabinet made with hand hewn carved wood. Painted serpentine dragons holding sacred jewels in each claw on 11 panels. The Tibetan dragon is a mythical creature that utilizes massive creative energy representing the principles of heaven, change and wealth. There are top and bottom wood hinged center doors.

Age: Late 19th Century (1870-1900)

Dimensions: 59 1/2" Wide x 48 3/4" High x 17 3/4" Deep
item #1425164
A beautiful Chinese Rosewood Etagere display stand hand carved in a faux bamboo design. Reticulated corner feet and floating floor panels. An exquisite example of art imitating nature.

Age: Early Republic Period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 19 3/4" Wide x 30" High x 10" Deep
item #1422069
An antique Chinese Coffer Table made entirely of Elm wood. Originating from the Zhejiang Province it epitomizes fine country furniture. It was designed with Peony drawer panels and patinated drawer pulls with a simple locking mechanism for one drawer. Below the drawers are 3 separate reticulated panels featuring a cloud motif and a pair of spandrels showcasing a scrolling leaf pattern that matches the continuity of the theme.

The finish is an original clear lacquer and the natural wear... Click for details
item #1419458
A mid century Chinese Buffet or Console Chest or cabinet made entirely of Chinese Hauli wood. Two double hinged doors open to a spacious storage area that includes 2 shallow drawers and 2 large compartments. Four side by side drawers along the top gives additional storage to this piece. Hand made bronze fittings and floating panels on all sides. For function and versatility, it would also work well as an entertainment center.

Provenance: Berkeley Hills, California estate.

Age:... Click for details
item #1417230
An antique Chinese wedding wine table made entirely of Nan-mu wood. Featuring the Ming dynasty style double interlocking rings of marriage surrounding the sides of the table. Supported on the underside by inner humpback stretchers. Clear lacquer finish was used to showcase the beautiful grain of the wood while the legs and sides were carved to look like bamboo.

This is an elegant functional piece that would work well in a contemporary setting as a very nice side... Click for details
item #1414663
An antique Chinese Hong-mu hardwood marble top side table with reticulated Chrysanthemum carvings. Cabriolet legs with carved feet. Center carved stretcher support with secondary stretcher just under the table.

Age: Republic Period (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 18 1/4" High x 17" Diameter (Table Diameter 14 1/4")
item #1414575
An antique Chinese bamboo and pine Etagere display cabinet from the late 19th Century. Black lacquered shelves featuring mountain landscape carving on drawer faces. Bronze drawer pulls. Beautiful rich color with an elegant design.

Provenance Fesus Collection
Dates from 19th Century
item #1414144
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