Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Korean round food tray carved of wood. Beautifully hand hewn and worn with age and use. Low sides with cusped edge. Lovely patina.

Age: Joseon (Chosun) Dynasty (18th/17th century)

Dimensions: 17 3/4" wide x 17 3/8" wide x 1 3/4" high
item #1434060
$1,000.00
Antique Korean porcelain vase with blue underglaze design of the great dragon protector and the magic pearl flying in the clouds. Baluster form with high neck.

Ceramics are a form of popular art during the Joseon Dynasty. Examples of ceramics include white porcelain or white porcelain decorated with cobalt, copper red underglaze, blue underglaze and iron underglaze. Ceramics from the Joseon period differ from other periods because artists felt that each piece of art deserved its... Click for details
item #1430004
$8,000.00
Antique Korean hardwood inlaid hexagonal brushpot with bronze corner brackets. Scholar objects floral arrangements on each panel with flowering prunus arrangement. Etched shell and coral inlay. Standing on scrolling feet.

Size: 8.5"Diameter 7.5"High

Age: Chosun Dynasty, 19th Century
item #1428792
Price on Request
Low rectangular Korean Inlaid table depicting a swirling 4-toed dragon with gold swirling inlaid whimsical clouds. Overall very good condition consistent with age. Brown lacquer over card wood body.
It was said that whoever could wield the yeouiju was blessed with the abilities of omnipotence and creation at will, and that only four-toed dragons (who had thumbs with which to hold the orbs) were both wise and powerful enough to wield these orbs, as opposed to the lesser, three-toed... Click for details
item #1426227
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Antique Korean painting, very tall and narrow, of a pair of phoenix birds, one occupying the upper portion of the painting and the other one on the bottom. The lower phoenix emerges from water as shown by a blossoming lotus. The rest of the space surrounding both birds is filled with robust peony blossoms of different color. Painted in rich mineral colors on paper. Later put into a custom lacquered wood frame.

The magical phoenix is called Bonghwang in Korea. The double phoenix... Click for details
item #1425174
$4,500.00
Korean bulbous vase, blue and white, dating from the 18th/19th century, with a cylindrical lip over a round body with a floral design and a cylindrical foot, the design in a whimsical style of Korean art.

Provenance East Coast NY Estate
Choson Period 18th/19th century
Size H 7" x W 8 1/4" x D 8 1/4"
item #1418478
$2,000.00
A Korean vase 19th century. The pear shape vase with a long neck and fluted rim has a cream color glossy transparent glaze. A small gold leaf repair to the lip done in the Kintsugi style.

Date:circa 1850's

Dimensions: 11.25" X 6.5"
item #1403542
$1,200.00
Antique Korean Koryo bowl with celadon glaze and crackling, the small recessed well with carved outline, the exterior body of the bowl carved with repeating lotus petals, and standing on a short recessed foot.

Koryo Dynasty 10th-14th century

Dimensions: 6 1/2" W x 3" H
item #1402051
$2,000.00
Antique Korean blue and white porcelain water dropper in the form of a fish with spiked fins and carved scales and other detail. The piece has two holes, one for air and one for pouring out water for calligraphy.

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 1"
item #1401817
$850.00
Antique Korean clay roof tile with impressed design of family crest. On custom metal stand. Choson Dynasty 19th century.

Dimensions of tile: 5 1/2" high x 6" wide (8 1/2" high on stand)
item #1391052
$650.00
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