Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Indo-Persian Antique Miniature Painting of a Hunting Party
Antique Indo-Persian miniature painting depicting a hunting scene. A party of three men on horses gives chase to a herd of deer while two others stand by with spears. In the background a river wends it's way through hills covered in low trees and flowers. Painted in gauche colors. Framed.

Age: circa 1800-1850

Dimensions: Total size with frame 13 1/8" high x 10 3/8" wide. Art only 7 1/2" high x 4 1/2" wide
item #1452014
$1,200.00
Indo-Persian Antique Miniature Painting of a Hunting Party
Antique Indo-Persian miniature painting depicting a hunting scene. A party of four men with swords on horses gives chase to a herd of deer. In the background, another man with a spear rides an elephant. Intricate details of rocks and flowers. Painted in gauche colors with sky of gold. Framed.

Age: circa 1800-1850

Dimensions: Total size with frame 18 3/4" high x 18 3/4" wide. Art only 9 1/4" high x 4 1/2" wide
item #1452013
$1,200.00
Japanese Antique Temple Textile with Gold Dragons
Large antique Japanese Buddhist temple textile made of green silk and woven with gold gilt-paper weft (ginran or kinren) in a design of dragon medallions floating amongst billowing clouds. Dragons have long been used in Buddhist art symbolizing the endless cycle of transformation. This textile piece consists of two long woven panels sewn together and backed with white cotton fabric. Has inscription on back.

Age: Edo Period dated 1836

Dimensions: 59" x 91"
item #1452010
$2,500.00
Japanese Antique Carved Bamboo Walking Stick with Snakes and Frogs
Antique Japanese bamboo walking stick. Carved with scenes of snakes chasing frogs. The frogs and snakes appear on the surface of the cane as if through holes in a tunnel. With details painted in ink and light colors. Signed by the artist.

Taisho Period (1912-1926)

Dimensions: 36" long x 3/4" wide
item #1452008
$1,150.00
Chinese Antique Monochrome Turquoise Porcelain Coupe
Amazing antique Chinese porcelain dish. Beautifully formed, glazed with a rich monochrome turquoise color. Standing on four small unglazed feet. Intricately decorated with tiny drum-like rivets around the outer edge and on the inside with raised stylized 5-bat motif around a central prosperity symbol. The underside has an incised 6 character Qianlong zhuanzhu mark (1735-1796) or later.

Provenance Michael S. Smith Collection, well-known NY Designer

Dimensions: 5 1/4"... Click for details
item #1452006
Sale Pending
Chinese Antique Monochrome Porcelain Low Bowl, Yongzheng Mark
Antique Chinese large porcelain low bowl possibly for bulbs. Shallow, oval form with purplish-blue monochrome glaze and four low feet. Zhuanshu Yongzheng mark (1722-1735) under glaze on the bottom. With wooden stand.

Mark: Yongzheng

Dimensions: 10 1/2" long x 7 5/8" wide x 1 3/8" high (3 3/4" high on stand)
item #1451879
$6,000.00
Chinese Antique Serpentine Ink Stone with Calligraphy
Antique Chinese ovoid form ink stone carved of green serpentine and inscribed with calligraphy on one side and archaic script on the reverse. The text on the front of the ink stone references a quote from the Analects of Confucius:
子曰:“不患人之不己知,患不知人也。 Which translates as Xue Er: The Master said, "I will not be afflicted at men's not knowing me; I will be afflicted that I do not know men." There is a key difference however in the middle of the phrase. ... Click for details
item #1451878
$1,000.00
Tibetan Antique Dzi Bead
Mystical Dzi beads have been implements of ancient Tibetan culture for thousands of years. They are believed to hold magical properties bringing prosperity and protection. They are also thought to hold medicinal properties and so can be characterized by the "dig marks" left over the surface of the bead where a small portion has been scraped away to be ingested. This Dzi bead has a pattern of one large white square and one circle, or "heavenly eye", considered one of the most sought after... Click for details
item #1451672
$1,800.00
Tibetan Antique Dzi Bead
Mystical Dzi beads have been implements of ancient Tibetan culture for thousands of years. They are believed to hold magical properties bringing prosperity and protection. They are also thought to hold medicinal properties and so can be characterized by the "dig marks" left over the surface of the bead where a small portion has been scraped away to be ingested. This Dzi bead has a pattern of 8 white circles, or "heavenly eyes", considered one of the most sought after characteristics. It also... Click for details
item #1451671
$1,050.00
Japanese Antique Round Lacquer Box with Tokugawa Crest
Antique Japanese round lacquered wood container decorated on both sides with a karakusa (octopus vine) pattern and blossoms around the central aoi mon of the Tokugawa shogunate. Gold lacquer on a dark brownish black ground. Possible for archer bow strings.

Age: Edo Period (1603-1867)

Dimensions: 3 3/4" wide diameter x 1 3/4" deep
item #1451670
$1,200.00
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