Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Black Lacquered Elm Vintage Small Sideboard Chest
A Chinese cabinet made of black lacquered Elm with a top drawer and side by side doors opening into a spacious storage space with a removable shelf. It is a contemporary chest that would display elegantly in any home decor. Constructed using through mortise and tenon joinery and it features bronze hardware.

Age: Contemporary

Dimensions: 26 1/4" Wide by 34" High by 15 3/4" Deep.
item #1441192
Japanese Deco Era Bronze Vase
Antique Japanese bronze vase with incised design. A vertical row of diamond shaped reserves with plum or cherry blossom and bamboo motif. Unusual overall form with wide mouth. Signed on the bottom and coated on the inside to hold water for flower arrangements. Comes with signed tomobako.

Age: Deco Era (circa 1930)

Dimensions: 13 1/4" high x 6" wide (box: 16 3/4" high x 9" wide x 7 1/2" deep)
item #1441154
Japanese Rare Iron Kakure Kirishitan Cross and Buddha, Edo Period
Very rare antique Japanese cross and Buddha made of cast iron. Extremely unusual as most pieces at this time where in bronze. This is a secret object of the Kakure Kirishitan, "Hidden Christians", devoted Japanese members of the Catholic Church who went into hiding during the beginning of the Edo Period. Brought to Japan mostly by the Portuguese, the practice of Christianity was forbidden when Japan closed itself off to the world in the early 17th century. However, some still practiced in... Click for details
item #1441149
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
Japanese Antique Bamboo Ikebana Basket with Rootwood Handle
Antique Japanese rare and tall ikebana basket, intricately woven of fine split bamboo. The body of the basket has a beautiful, undulating quality. The woven pattern is wildly natural on the lower portion, then switches to ordered bands closer to a wide rim. The extraordinary handle is made of twisted root wood.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 20" high x 10 1/2" wide
item #1441143
Japanese Antique Bamboo Ikebana Basket with Wisteria Branch Handle
Antique Japanese tall ikebana basket for flower arranging. Woven of split bamboo of varying widths in an wild yet ordered pattern. The foot is woven of a finer bamboo twisted into a rope. The tall handle is made of beautifully gnarled wisteria branches.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 20" high x 9 3/4" wide
item #1441140
Antique Ikebana Bamboo Basket Ancient Vessel Exaggerated Loop Handle
This is an antique Japanese Ikebana bamboo basket that harkens to the shape of an ancient bronze vessel and it features an exaggerated loop handle. The upper half of the basket was created in an auspicious repeating pine needle weave which would represent longevity. The cross hatched weave bordering along the hip delineates the upper and lower halves with lower half incorporating double layered split bamboo in its weave.

The large handle was designed for both form and function... Click for details
item #1441079
Thai Antique Bronze Seated Buddha, Ayutthaya Kingdom
Antique Thai figure of seated Buddha Shakyamuni. Made of bronze and seated with his hands folded in meditation (Dhyana mudra). Downcast eyes with lids barely open, a gentle smile on his face, he exudes a sense of calm. With lovely patina and traces of gilt. Age: Ayutthaya (1350-1767 A.D.) Dimensions: 10 3/4" high x 7" wide x 2 1/2" deep
item #1440815
Antique Painted Wooden Box, Punjab Province
Antique wooden box, round from with lid, from Punjab Province, Pakistan/India. Carved and painted with designs of fish and flowers. Painted with natural red and black pigments.

Age: late 19th/early 20th century

Dimensions: 6 1/2" high x 4 3/4" wide diameter
item #1440804
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
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