Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Korean Bandaji (Blanket Storage Trunk)
Antique Korean Bandaji known as a blanket storage trunk, made of a heavy Red Pine wood with a deep rich original patina. A single door is hinged horizontally and opens downward to reveal a large compartment for storage. Though these trunks were used for storage of household items, bedding was usually folded and placed on top, thus giving them the name blanket storage trunk.

Constructed using dovetail joinery for strength and durability. Hardware is made of iron and includes large... Click for details
item #1446458
Contemporary Korean Side Table/Nightstand Woven Rattan Design
A contemporary Korean side cabinet that doubles as a nightstand. Made of Paulownia wood. Door hinges are designed in the shape of lucky gourds.

Age: 1980's

Dimensions: 22" Wide by 26" High by 22" Deep
item #1445493
Large19th C. Yi Dynasty Korean Buddhist Painting 16 Deities
19th Yi dynasty Korean Buddha painting with 16 deities. The Korean Buddhist painting represents the portrayal of buddha giving a sermon on the Lotus Sutra on Youngchuksan mountain. The buddha is centrally positioned and directed as a larger figure amongst the many budasatvasf and lesser gods.

Symmetrically positioned to his right and left, represented a stable world order.
An iconic painting for a sacred temple
The painting is rendered with color pigments on cotton... Click for details
item #1444369
Rare Korean Early 20th C. Red Lacquer Cabinets with Inlay
Rare early 20th century Korean red lacquer cabinet with elaborate inlaid designs adorning the front of the chest. Four sections in total including the base. Imagery of exotic birds, deer, and turtles among a assortment of flowers can be seen throughout. Each cabinet is comprised of three sections : the top, bottom, and base Plus the stand (two pull out drawers).

Styled in traditional Korean fashion with double hinged doors on the top section and single hinged doors on the rest.... Click for details
item #1442947
Korean Antique Silk Chogak bo (Bojagi) Wrapping Cloth
Antique Korean square wrapping cloth called bojagi. Used to wrap various items from precious Buddhist ritual objects to wedding gifts, common household items like dining trays and even food. This type of bojagi, made of a patchwork of different fine silk fragments is called chogak bo (or jogakbo). Women sew together the patchwork wrappings in beautiful designs while thinking good wishes for the recipient. Connecting the small scraps of cloth together is symbolic of a long life. This fine... Click for details
item #1442906
Korean Antique White Porcelain Vase, 18th Century
Antique Korean porcelain oval form vase with long, narrow neck. Glazed with transparent, very lightly tinted glaze with subtlety crackled surface.

Korean white porcelain was prized by members of the royal court during the Joseon Period. Special kilns were established by the court to exclusively produced these beautiful white porcelain vessels.

Age: 18th Century

Dimensions: 15" high x 8" wide
item #1441660
Korean Antique White Porcelain Moon Vase, 18th Century
Antique Korean porcelain moon vase (dalhangari). Oval form with wide mouth. Glazed with transparent, very pale bluish tinted glaze.

Korean white porcelain was prized by members of the royal court during the Joseon Period. Special kilns were established by the court to exclusively produced these beautiful white porcelain vessels.

Age: 18th century

Dimensions: 12 1/4" high x 8 1/2" wide
item #1441145
Antique Korean True Chest Red Pine Double Gourd Mounts 19th C
An antique Korean true chest made entirely of red pine wood. Nickel hardware with double gourd hard mounts and stylized Chrysanthemum nail heads. Originally used to store valuables. Possibly originates from North Korea. Constructed using dovetail joinery.

Age: 19th Century

30 1/2" Wide by 17" High by 17 5/8" Deep
item #1440709
Antique Korean Two Section Nong Bridal Chest Maple Accents
This is an antique two section Korean Nong made of a hardwood with beautiful Maple wood accents. Original Nickel hardware with four drawers along the upper part of each section. There are bat handles representing happiness and medallions behind the lower handles signifying a wedding. The four carved panels on the upper half display two scenes of deer searching for the magic mushroom Lingzhi and two scenes of a Phoenix next to the Paulownia tree.

This chest was part of a bride's... Click for details
item #1440291
Korean Antique Nong, Bedside Storage Chest, 19th century
Antique Korean nong, bedside chests for storage. Made with zelkova elm wood burl panels and cypress wood frame. On the front, black and deep red lacquer frames and highlights the burl wood grain. Hardware is made of brass and features bat drawer pulls and buddhist symbols. The upper portion of the chest has a row of 4 small drawers. Hinged doors open to a large open compartment.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 29 1/2" high x 44" wide x 20 3/4" deep
item #1436091
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