Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Korean Antique Small Low Table
Antique Korean small table. Made of light wood with distressed lacquer finish. Carved front panels open to a single compartment. Narrow form indicates use as a home altar.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 14" high x 35 1/2" wide x 11" deep
item #1466978
Antique Korean Bandaji Bedding Chest Persimmon 19th C
Antique Korean Bandaji bedding chest made of Persimmon and Ginkgo wood. With nickel/brass hard mounts with cash patterns with a Ruyi symbol that represents a mushroom or a cloud with the book match Persimmon wood grain also mimicking the clouds. This beautiful cabinet would be considered true scholar taste in design and symbolism.

Dimensions: 35 1/2" Wide by 28 3/4" High by 17 1/4" Deep
item #1465140
Korean Antique Hanji Paper Sewing Box
Antique Korean sewing box made using the 1500 year old Korean paper technique called Hanji. Paper is made by hand from mulberry pulp and used to fashion various items. This 8 sided box is decorated with Double Happiness symbols and stands on four feet made of sea shells.

Age: 19th century

Size: 5 3/4" high x 13" wide x 13" wide
item #1462341
Rare Antique 19th C Korean Double Nong Chest Phoenix & Dragon Motif
A 19th Century Korean double Nong chest decorated with Phoenixes and dragons. Speckled with gold flecks onto dry lacquer inlaid with mother of pearl, horn and brass. The circular brass hardware is cast in the form of a shou symbology, longevity and happiness. The double doors swing out exposing the compartment's navy blue gauzy fabric. The chest has a built in stand.

Korean furniture is highly sought after and difficult to find due to its exemplary craftsmanship.

Age: Yi... Click for details
item #1462069
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Korean Antique Tall Ichung-Nong Cabinet with Shell Inlay
Korean antique shell inlaid black lacquer ichung nong stacking chest in 3 sections on a footed base. Exquisitely decorated all over with ornate scenes of birds, animals and flowers. The uppermost section has four small drawers across the top. Each of the three sections has a large compartment opened by two door panels. The interior of each section is beautifully lined in paper and has sliding black lacquer panels to hold in it's contents. Lovely brass hardware locks and hinges are in the... Click for details
item #1454075
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Antique 19th C Korean Low Chest (Nong) Maple & Pine Yi Dynasty
An antique Korean low chest (Nong) made of Maple and Pine woods. Four drawers across the top and a pair of hinged doors. Paper lined interior with brass hardware mounts including the pair of multiple stacking hinges with Ruyi Scepter design. Square lock with double happiness design.

Age: 19th Century (Yi Dynasty)

Dimensions: 36 1/2" Wide by 23 1/4" High by 16" Deep
item #1452273
Antique Korean Nong Side Chest Burl Hardwood Camelia Motif 19th C
An antique Korean Nong (side chest) made of a burl hardwood book-match. Beautiful Camelia blossom motif on the hinged doors. Nickel hardware with a aged patina. Scholar's taste in design, this chest would work well as a side table or an accent piece.

Age: 19th Century (circa 1850-1890)

Dimensions: 33 1/4" Wide by 24 3/4" High by 15" Deep
item #1450994
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
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