Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese scroll painting of two flower arrangements. On the right, branches of blossoming cherry, plum and purple wisteria are set in a tall cloisonné vase. Next to it is a pink blossoming plant in a low cloisonné container decorated with a pair of cranes. The seal is that of Chǔ-nan. Painted in ink and bright colors on silk.

Age: Early/Mid 20th Century

Dimensions: overall size: 62" high x 16 5/8" wide. Size of art: 24 1/4" high x 12 1/2" wide
item #1449307
Antique Chinese silk robe fragment richly embroidered with butterflies and flowers. Two large butterflies with beautifully elongated and swirling wings fly amidst a profusion of densely embroidered flowers. In the center, a flower bunch is embroidered using the forbidden stitch technique in shades of pink. Edged with golden Buddhist symbols. Framed.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: Framed size: 26" high x 40 1/2" wide. Textile size: 15 1/2" high x 30" wide
item #1449301
Antique Chinese porcelain plate with celadon glaze decorated with a molded raised pair of raised fish in the center. The underside of the plate has a raised lotus motif with petals radiating out from the unglazed foot. The twin fish is an auspicious symbol representing harmonious marriage and good fortune.

Age: Possibly Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Dimensions: 10" wide x 2" high
item #1448593
Antique Chinese 12-panel coromandel carved lacquer screen. A tranquil scene of court ladies and children, strolling through pavilion gardens, enjoying music and boats. The bottom of the screen is decorated with a band of zodiac animals. The top is decorated with small individual landscapes and flowers with a lovely gold ground. On either side are carved and gilded scholar objects. The reverse side of the screen is a large scale landscape scene of gnarled pines, blossoming plum, bamboo and... Click for details
item #1448542
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Antique Chinese tomb pottery figure of an ox with bridle and harness. Modeled with large eyes and a friendly expression, this ox was made to loyally serve it's owner in the afterlife. Made of terra-cotta with traces of brown, black and white slip pigment.

Age: Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907)

Dimensions: 10 1/2" high x 13 1/4" long x 4 1/2" wide
item #1448280
Antique Chinese carved Jade signature seal. Rectangular cong form carved of jade-green stone with orange striations and black flecks. Intricately carved on all sides. One side, a sage or scholar with long staff. On another side, a flower vase on a stand with a bird on a branch. Another side is carved with a blossoming branch. And one side has a design of a bat.

Age: Qing Dynasty (19th century)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 1 1/8" wide x 1 1/8" wide
item #1447480
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Antique Chinese soapstone signature seal. Rectangular form with some lovely gray mottling. Carved on one side with a flower vase.

Age: Qing Dynasty (circa 19th century)

Dimensions: 2 5/16" high x 15/16" wide x 15/16" wide
item #1447479
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Ancient Chinese Hongshan culture jade carving possibly of a turtle shell. Smoother surface on top with two holes. The underside carved with horizontal ridges. Carved of green jade with orange striations. Likely a burial or ceremonial artifact. Hongshan culture was located in the Liao river basin in northeastern China.

Age: 4700 - 2900 BC

Dimensions: 1 7/8" long x 1 3/4" wide x 1/2" thick
item #1447474
Ancient Chinese small jade cloud form object. A carved coil of green jade with mottled orange opaque area. Likely a burial or ceremonial artifact. Hongshan culture was located in the Liao river basin in northeastern China.

Age: 4700 - 2900 B.C.
item #1447446
Antique Chinese carved bamboo small bitong brush pot with scenes of scholars in a bamboo grove, figures in a boat and in a mountain pavilion tucked into rocky outcroppings.

Age: 18th/19th century

Dimensions: 4 7/8" high x 2 1/2" wide
item #1447139
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