Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Set of Samurai Arrows (Yajiri)
A collection of samurai arrows, or yajiri, mounted on a custom built museum display stand.

Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 1 1/4" x 9 3/4" H (overall)
item #1377516
Antique Chinese Circular Porcelain Plaque
Chinese circular porcelain plaque with enamel scene of Qingao in a green robe mounted on a carp. With calligraphy and red chop. Titled "Qingao kea li". The face of the plaque is on a step pedestal with a bare, textured backside.

Dimensions: 11 1/4" x 1/2" H
item #1377116
Antique Chinese Bamboo Brushpot
Chinese hand-carved brush pot made from bamboo, with detailed scenes of maidens viewing a pair of swimming ducks below a bridge, with background of bamboo groves and scholar rock formations.

19th Century

item #1377111
17th Century Japanese Flying Goose Scroll with Double Tomobako
Antique Japanese scroll painting of a flying goose, sumi ink on paper. With calligraphy signature and red chop. This scroll has the original two tomobako (storage boxes).

Early Edo Period Circa 1600's

Dimensions: 22" x 48 1/2" H (entire scroll) 15 1/4" x 11 1/2" H (artwork only)

24" x 3 1/2" x 3 1/4" (red lacquer tomobako)
item #1377109
Rare Antique Japanese Large Ginbari Vase
Museum grade very large Japanese Ginbari enamel vase. Ginbari is a technique using a foil design made with an embossing plate. The vase has a robin's egg blue enamel ground comprised of small flowers, with Wisteria branches bearing pastel green and purple flowers, small birds perched and flying through the tree branches. The elongated vase has a slightly tapered form with short, fluted foot and neck. The edges of the lip and the top of the foot are decorated in red and blue enamel of wire spiral... Click for details
item #1377043
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Pair of Antique Chinese Temple Gate Doors w/ Fu Dog Handles
Large pair of Chinese wooden gate doors with hand-forged iron plates and hardware. The pair of doors are opened by iron fu dog heads with large ring pulls in their mouths. The top and bottom iron plates on the front of each door have foliate edges in lingzhi mushroom motifs, with iron studs and horizontal iron bands. The doors have wooden pegs to be inserted into a door frame.

Dimensions: 17 1/2" W by 76 3/4" H by 1 7/8" Thickness of wood (each door)
item #1376973
Antique Japanese Butsudan Shrine
A Japanese Butsudan, or Buddhist shrine for in-home use. The exterior of the shrine is lacquered in red with black lacquer and gold gilt pigments. The gilt hardware of the butsudan are highly ornate with motifs of chrysanthemums, lotuses, vines, and dharmachakra wheels. The lower area of the shrine features two pull-out platforms and hidden drawers. Above are several black lacquered platforms with gold gilt nashiji lacquer panels, carved gilt panels of floral motifs, with miniature temple ranma... Click for details
item #1376970
Antique Chinese Ink Stone and Hardwood Box
Antique Chinese ink stone in the form of a lotus leaf with a small crab. The underside is signed with calligraphy inscription. With a hard stone inlay hardwood storage box.

Dimensions: 8" x 9" x 1.75" H
item #1376909
Antique Chinese Ink Stone and Hardwood Box
Antique Chinese ink stone with hand-carved motifs of a bird with lily pads. The stone is smooth with patina and wear from use. The scholar object is enclosed with a hardwood case with inlay shell lotuses. Maybe Zitan.

Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 6" x 2" H
item #1376908
18th Century Sino-Tibetan Gilt Bronze Seated Bodhisattva
A Sino-Tibetan gilt bronze statue of Maitreya, regarded by this world as a future Buddha in succession after the current Sakyamuni Buddha. Tradition teaches that Maitreya is a Bodhisattva who will one day appear on earth to achieve enlightenment and teach the pure dharma. The Bodhisattva is seated on a double-lotus pedestal to represent purity untouched by Samsara, the copper base impressed with a four point vajra to represent the four poisons of the earthly realm.

Late 18th Century... Click for details
item #1376848
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