Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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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
Korean Antique Pair of Small Koryŏ Celadon Cups
Antique Korean pair of small Koryŏ porcelain cups. Elegant form with small feet and sharply flared sides. Fine celadon glaze in pale blue with high transparency. The interiors are a paler translucent glaze. Each cup has a simple blue underglaze dot in the underside of the foot.

Goryeo (Koryŏ) Dynasty (918 (935)-1392)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 1 5/8" wide diameter each
item #1434768
Korean Antique Round Wooden Food Tray, Joseon Dynasty
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
Korean Antique Single Section Nong Cabinet with Round Locks
Antique Korean Nong storage cabinet. Single section with two compartments and four drawers along the top. Made with cypress wood frame and hardwood burl panels. Brass hardware with round lock plates and hinges.

Age: Joseon Period (late 1900's)

Dimensions: 56 3/4" high x 42 3/4" wide x 20 3/4" deep
item #1431786
Korean Antique Bandaji, Blanket Storage Trunk
Antique Korean bandaji, blanket storage trunk. Original finish with deep, rich patina. Iron hardware with cut out designs in hinges, lock plates, corner and side bracing. The door opens downward to a large compartment with a high shelf for storing smaller items. 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 chest.

Age: Joseon (Chosŏn) or Yi Dynasty (early... Click for details
item #1431689
Antique Korean Scholar Low Desk 18th C Choson Dynasty Visual Bookstack
An antique Korean scholar's low desk made of Chestnut drawer fronts and heavy old growth Red Pine wood for the balance of the piece. Designed with cubby-holes for the book stack of small manuscripts and books providing a Korean scholar's precious visual arrangement. Brass drawer pulls with foliated backplates. Delineated hard mounts with foliated tips to match the desk design.

There are 7 drawers for the storage of brushes, papers, inkstone and paperweights and the construction... Click for details
item #1431619
Pair of Korean Antique Nong, Bedside Storage Chests
Antique Korean pair of nong, bedside chests for storage. Made of zelkova elm wood panels with cypress wood frame. Hardware is made of brass and has butterfly shaped door latches and hinges. The upper portion of each chest has a row of 4 small drawers with handles featuring bat shaped back plates. There is additional decorative corner hardware on the body and doors of the chest. Hinged doors open to a large open compartment. The doors themselves are finely inlaid with contrasting hardwood.... Click for details
item #1431339
Korean Antique Porcelain Blue and White Dragon Vase
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
Antique Korean Bundaji (Bedding Chest) Auspicious Symbols Elm & Genko
An antique Korean Bundaji (bedding chest) made of Elm, Genko and dense Pine woods. Likely commissioned to be made and presented as a wedding present for a married couple it features its original brass hardware filled with a multitude of auspicious symbols. The five gourd hinges represent fertility and wealth. The double cabbage design represents a harmonious marriage. The Sea Bream represents wealth while the diamond shaped archaic pyramids surrounding the front symbolizes the ancestral... Click for details
item #1429957
Korean Antique Nong, Bedside Storage Chest
Antique Korean nong, personal beside storage chest. Made with genko and cypress woods with burl panels. Hardware is made of brass and includes a chased brass square lock plate with double happiness characters. Doors open to reveal a large compartment for storage. On original stand with matching hardware.

Age: early 20th century

Dimensions: 29 3/4" high x 34" wide x 15 1/4" deep
item #1429418
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