Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese table screen made of serpentine from the Nangyang region. In two separate pieces: the picture slab of prized serpentine is framed in Huanghuali which sits into a carved frame. Valued for it's undulating natural snake-like layers, this serpentine screen once sat on a scholar's table. There, it could be admired and pondered for it's beauty.

Age: Ming Dynasty

Dimensions: 22 1/2" high x 13 3/4" wide x 8" deep
item #1430011
Antique Chinese bronze censor deeply incised with designs of protector dragons and magic pearls in the clouds above a river. Round, squat form with wide mouth. The bottom has a 6 character Xuande mark.

Cartouche Ming Dynasty - most likely 19th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2" wide x 2 1/2" high
item #1430009
A Chinese antique white jade belt hook in the form of a bearded chimera surrounded by tendrils of mist. The chimera's dragon-like body is carved atop an elegant and traditional belt hook form.

Age: 18th century.

Dimensions: Height: 1.5" Width: 1" Length: 3.75"
item #1429646
Rare Ming circular bronze seal with raised handle. Stylized characters encircling edge. Dark patination, remnants of red paste.

Size: 2"D x 3/4"H

Age: Ming Dynasty
item #1428659
Unusually large Chinese nephrite jade recumbent camel curled up, well carved with lovely detail, mottled brownish green color. With hardwood stand on feet.

Size: 5.5"H 11"W 11.5"D. with stand 8.25"H

Ming Period
item #1428517
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Pair of charming Yixing ceramic fu dogs with black bulging eyes. Female dog guardian has two puppies and the male has a ball under his paw. Incense holes on each side of mouth. Each holding ribbon in mouth.

Age: Republic Period, circa 1930s

Size: 11"Hx8"Wx11"D
item #1428350
Beautiful blue colored Chinese cloisonné tripod censor decorated with motifs of lotus, clouds, scrolling vines, chrysanthemums, with a gilt bronze fu dog on the top cover, stylized cloud handles on sides, gold gilt over bronze. Old collectors mark inside lid.

Age: 18/19th century.

Size: 9.75"H 9.25"D
item #1428205
Charming antique Chinese small teapot with Daoist figures encircling body, lid with flowers and figures, signed on body and on recessed base.

Size: 3.5"H 5.5"L 3.5"D

Republic Period
item #1428139
Lovely pair of Chinese jade and agate peony floral arrangements, flowers in various colors of pink, yellow, orange and cream with dark green leaves of jade, cloisonné planter base with scholar motif design. Good condition.

Republic Period

23"H x 18" Diameter for each
item #1428138
Chinese Chinoiserie pagoda evocative of Chinese motif in architecture especially in the 18th century. Very popular in Europe and highly collected as an exotic curiosity. Made of lacquered wood and gilt wood roof in hexagonal shaped shrine structure.

Age: 18th century

Size: 15.5"H 10"D
item #1427905
Price on Request
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