Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Three antique framed written fragments of different sutras from the Tripiṭaka in Chinese translation.
The one on the right is a passage from the Sutra of the Buddha Proclaiming the Names of Buddhas, probably a Chinese translation of the Bhadrakalpika Sūtra. Closest translation:
Śāriputra, passing through a hundred buddhalands, there is a world called Virtue, and there a Buddha called the Arhat of Sunlight Radiance, Samyaksaṃbuddha, is now expounding on the Dharma. If a... Click for details
item #1462337
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Chinese antique opera theatre costume in the Peking tradition. Most likely that of a Laosheng character and because of the purple color, that of a high ranking military official. Intricately embroidered with dragons and waves. Sewn with golden scales, mirror attachments and three dimensional fu-lion faces.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 58 1/2" high x 58" wide
item #1462076
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An antique Chinese architectural Corbel featuring playful squirrels, butterflies and grape vines. Carved from one sold block of heavy Red Pine wood. Custom fabricated iron stand accentuates the beauty of this beautiful art sculpture.

Age: 19th Century

Dimensions: 12" Wide by 29 1/2" High by 8" Deep
item #1461493
Chinese antique porcelain vase with another vase inside. The inner vase spins allowing the decoration to be admired through the many round windows in the the wall of the outer vase. Decorated with famile verde glazed bands depicting landscapes, flora, figures and fish.

Age: Qing Dynasty (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 15" high x 8" wide
item #1461121
Antique Chinese porcelain snuff bottle, cylindrical form with low foot and narrow mouth. Glazed white with a pair of fu-lions painted in reddish-orange. Whimsical expressions and details of flowing fur and wispy clouds. A worn four character mark (possibly Qianlong) in red on the bottom. Yellow lid.

Age: Qing Dynasty circa 1800's

Dimensions: 3 1/8" high x 7/8" wide
item #1460909
An antique Chinese architectural corbel featuring a deer and its fawn, Lingzhi, a Pine tree, a monkey, a magpie, a Wutong tree, a wasp and its nest. Full of symbolism, it represents, longevity, immortality, health, happiness, taking action, and the protection of family. Entirely hand carved out of one solid block of Nanmu wood.

Age: Ming Dynasty 17th C

Dimensions: With stand: 22 3/4" Wide by 23 34" High by 7" Deep
item #1460494
Antique Chinese carved wooden figure of the God of War, Guandi. Seated with one leg bent and hands on knees. His armor is decorated with feathers and his crown is carved with dragons. Carved details and traces of colorful lacquer and pigment.

Age: 18th/19th century

Dimensions: 24" high x 11" wide
item #1460329
Antique Chinoiserie gilt bronze clock. The clock has a beautiful lady adjusting her earring while looking in a hand-held mirror. She is ornately clothed in Chinese-style attire. The base on which the lady and the clock sits is decorated with Chinese/European motifs of pagodas, flowers and marine creatures.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 18" high x 13" wide x 4 3/4" deep
item #1460318
Antique pair of bronze candlesticks in the form of two young Chinese boys. Dressed in traditional formal Chinese robes, the children each hold an elaborate two tiered candlestick in the form of porcelain bowls. One boy holds a fan while the other holds the corner of his robe. Elegant and detailed.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 9 1/4" high x 6" wide
item #1459133
Antique Chinese carved jade snuff bottle. An even pale green jade carved with peaches on one side and four characters on the other. The jade is an even tone accented by two slightly diagonal striations running through. The lid is a mottled yellow glass and bronze with a bronze spoon.

Provenance: Howard Capland Collection

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 2 1/4" high x 1 7/8" wide x 3/4" deep
item #1458854
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