Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Antique Shrine Scroll Painting of the Goddess Benzaiten
Antique Japanese small scroll painting for a shrine depicting the goddess Benzaiten (Benten). One of the 7 Lucky Gods, Benten is the goddess of good fortune, wealth, music and knowledge. She originates from Saraswati, goddess of music. Here in this painting, she is in her 8-armed form called Happi Benzaiten. Each hand holds a specific buddhist attribute. She stands atop a dragon which hold a precious magic pearl in it's claws. On her crown is a small torii gate. Below, each on their... Click for details
item #1430720
Chinese Pair of Large Huanghuali Compound Cabinets
Chinese large Pair of 2 tiered cabinets made of solid huanghuali with beautiful grain. The inside of one cabinet has an interior shelf with two drawers. The other cabinet is outfitted with a rod for hanging clothes.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 94" high x 47" wide x 21 1/2" deep each
item #1430714
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Pair of Chinese Mixed Hardwood Compound Cabinets with Dragons
Chinese pair large of 2 tiered cabinets. Made all of solid hardwood and carved with a dynamic scenes of 5 clawed dragons in swirling mist. The fronts and sides of the cabinets are completely covered in high relief carvings. On each cabinet, there are sixteen dragons carved on the front and 6 dragons on the sides.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 80 1/2" high x 37" wide x 15 3/4" deep
item #1430712
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Semi-Antique Tribal Azeri Carpet
Semi-antique tribal hand knotted wool carpet, Azeri, Fachralo, in rust and blues

Age: circa 1900

Size: 3.2' x 4.8'
item #1430672
Antique Middle East Tribal Handknotted Carpet
Antique Karaja, Persian hand knotted wool carpet in rust, blue and creme colors, with diamond medallion and border.

Age: circa 1920

Size: 3.3' x 4.3'
item #1430671
Antique Middle East Handknotted Wool Carpet
Antique hand knotted wool carpet, Joshegan, Persia in navy and reds, tight weave with central medallion and border. Good condition.

Age: circa 1940s

Size: 4.5 x 6.7'
item #1430670
Antique Tribal Handknotted Carpet
Semi-antique hand knotted wool carpet with rust, reds and blues, floral design, Sarouk, Persia

Size: 3.7 x 4.10'

Age: circa 1940s
item #1430669
Antique Azeri Tribal Handknotted Carpet
Prayer Rug in geometric designs Fachralo design, Azeri area Red-green handknotted wool carpet. Good condition.

Age: circa 1900
Size: 4.2 x 6.2
item #1430667
Indian Antique Mughal Miniature Painting of a Princess
Antique Indian Mughal miniature painting of a court princess, holding a child's crown on a small, round tray. She is draped in shear yellow robes with red salwar and she is bedecked with jewels. Her long black hair flows down her back. Here beautiful face has a slight smile. Behind her are tall plants flowering yellow and white. This court painting was probably once an album leaf from an illuminated text. Gouache on paper.

Age: 19th century

Dimensions: 10 1/4" high x... Click for details
item #1430387
Indian Mughal Miniature Equestrian Portrait of Emperor
Antique Indian Mughal album leaf miniature painting most likely of the Emperor Jahangir on horseback. A halo and bejeweled crown imply his Imperial rank. Jahangir was ambitious about taking over the reign of his father, Akbar the Great, and the two were at odds until reconciling later in life. Akbar was a patron of the arts and it was he who brought together the Indian and Persian artists who defined the genre of Mughal miniature painting. Here, Emperor Jahangir sits astride an... Click for details
item #1430386
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