Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Hirado Ware Porcelain Horse
A fine Japanese hirado porcelain okimono of a recumbent horse. The horse has a whimsical expression. Its eyes are left unglazed with blackened pupils, its unglazed teeth exposed in a wide grin, the corners of the mouth and nostrils pierced through. Touches of cobalt blue underglaze accent the hooves and snout of the horse. The base is impressed with maker's cartouche.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 8 1/2" L x 4" W x 6" H
item #1384009
$8,500.00
Chinese Zitan Luohan Day Bed
Chinese antique luohan day bed, made of zitan hardwood with rattan seat. Arms and back carved in key fret motif. Wide arching legs.

19th c. Qing Dynasty

Dimensions: 30 3/4" high x 82" wide x 39" deep. Seat: 17 1/2" high x 76 1/4" wide x 35" deep.
item #1384005
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Antique Korean Lacquer Inlay Container
Korean round lacquered container with shell inlay motifs of scrolling vines and lotus petals. The lid is topped with a pointed finial, lifting away to the red lacquered interior. The base is black lacquer with inlay sides and delicate inlay along interior rim.

19th Century

Dimensions: 3 1/4" W x 2 1/4" H
item #1383998
$1,600.00
Antique Chinese Crystal Mythical Qilin
A Chinese rock crystal carving of a mythical beast called a Qilin. Resembling a fu dog, the creature is a chimera mixed with a lion, a deer, a dragon, and sometimes other animals. The Qilin is said to appear with the arrival and the passing of a sage or high ruler.

19th Century

Dimensions: 4" L x 1 3/4" W x 4 1/2" H
item #1383995
$5,600.00
Chinese Huanghuali Luohan Root Bed
A symbol of humility and modesty, a bed made for the scholar's hermitage aesthetics. Carved huanghuali wood in a naturalistic root form, constructed and joined together creating the enveloping roots and branches. The seat platform is of block wood fitted to mimic woven mats. These types of furniture are reminiscent of the Song dynasty. Scholars retreated into the mountains and relinquished materialism. The aesthetic is based on nature and moves away from lavish and precious gold, bronze, and... Click for details
item #1383951
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Exquisite 18th C. Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Horseshoe Back Arm Chairs
Chinese pair of horseshoe back arm chairs, made of huanghuali wood. The back splat is carved with a chimera and the front apron is carved with a scrolling vine motif. Dramatic grain patterning and rattan seats.

18th century

Dimensions: 39 1/2" high x 27" wide x 25" deep. Seat is 20" high.
item #1383950
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Antique Japanese Pair of Bronze Nio Temple Guardians
Japanese pair of finely cast bronze Nio Buddhist temple guardians. Dressed in traditional robes with auspicious motifs. Each figure stands on a four legged base with cartouche impression underneath.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2 3/4" x 8" H
item #1383940
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Antique Japanese 2Section Kiri Tansu
Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed with natural finish Kiri (paulownia) wood. Original condition. The four drawers with classic design of round iron hand-forged locks and pair of warabite drawer pulls, iron corner hardware and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 40 1/2" H
item #1383939
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Antique Japanese Persimmon Wood Clothing Tansu
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

item #1383904
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Antique Japanese Persimmon Wood Clothing Tansu
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 33 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 34" H
item #1383902
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