Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Antique Carved Coral Maiden with Bird
Antique Chinese branch coral carving of a beautiful maiden. She stands holding a vase with peonies. Her hair is pulled up into a high bun on which is perched a bird. Her robes flow around her and she stands on a rocky out cropping. The coral is perfectly balanced on an ornately carved hardwood base.

Age: Qing Dynasty (circa 1800's)

Dimensions: 13 1/4" high (total) x 7" wide
item #1434064
Chinese Antique Porcelain Plate with Herons and Flowers
Antique Chinese porcelain plate with a scalloped rim. Painted with fine enamel overglaze scene of a pair of white herons standing in grasses underneath blossoming branches. Calligraphy on the upper right hand side. Painted red three-character mark on the back.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 10 1/2" wide
item #1433585
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Chinese Antique Silver Figure of Standing Bodhisattva
Antique Chinese figure of a standing bodhisattva, most likely Avalokiteshvara since he holds a gold lotus in one hand and a gold water jar in the other. Standing on a double lotus base and on a carved hardwood stand. Flowing drapery and high chignon with gold detail. Made of silver repoussé. Provenance Estate of WM Bogdanowicz, Wisconsin.

Age: 18th/19th century

Dimensions: 13 1/2" high (including stand)
item #1432860
Pair of Chinese Antique Porcelain Figures Hehe Erxian, Heavenly Twins
Antique Chinese pair of porcelain figures of standing children, each holding a vase with lotus. Dressed in traditional baby clothes, the "heavenly twins" are delicately painted with enamel in a famille verte pallet. Impressed signatures on the bottoms.

Hehe Erxian, "two immortals of union and happiness", comes from the ancient story of two best friends, Hanshan and Shide, who were Buddhist monks. Joining the pantheon of Daoist immortals, they came to symbolize harmony and... Click for details
item #1432400
Chinese Pair of Large Huanghuali Compound Cabinets
Chinese large Pair of 2 tiered cabinets made of solid huanghuali with beautiful grain. The inside of one cabinet has an interior shelf with two drawers. The other cabinet is outfitted with a rod for hanging clothes.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 94" high x 47" wide x 21 1/2" deep each
item #1430714
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Pair of Chinese Mixed Hardwood Compound Cabinets with Dragons
Chinese pair large of 2 tiered cabinets. Made all of solid hardwood and carved with a dynamic scenes of 5 clawed dragons in swirling mist. The fronts and sides of the cabinets are completely covered in high relief carvings. On each cabinet, there are sixteen dragons carved on the front and 6 dragons on the sides.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 80 1/2" high x 37" wide x 15 3/4" deep
item #1430712
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Chinese Horseshoe Back Lady's Folding Chair
Chinese horseshoe back lady's folding chair made of elm wood with brass mounts. Back splat and other details are carved with an archaic chimera motif. Reinforced seat is very comfortable and strong. Classical and elegant design.

Age: 20th Century

Dimensions: 35 1/2" high x 26" wide x 25" deep. Size of seat: 19" wide x 15 1/2" deep.
item #1430382
Chinese Antique Nangyang Serpentine Scholar's Table Screen
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
Chinese Antique Bronze Censor with Dragons
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
Antique Chinese Carved White Jade Chimera Belt Hook
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
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