Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Fan Painting w/ Poem by Otagaki Rengetsu

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Antique Japanese fan painting with calligraphy by famed poet Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875). The poem translates to this:
the blossoms have fallen, the fetters of my heart, have also loosened,
and it has become summer, and rivulet murmurs cool and clear.
(Translated by John Stevens: from LOTUS MOON)"

散る花に かけし心の... Click for details

item #1337159
Chinese Scholar boxwood brush Pot
Literati taste of a Chinese boxwood brush pot with polished skin and twisted knot holes. An elegant form representing a natural world which is a keen favorite in the Song dynasty.

19th Century

Size: 5" L x 4" W x 7.5" H
item #1337158
Unusual Chinese Hardwood Wood Carved Seal Treasure Box
Beautiful Chinese hardwood seal treasure box, possible Zitan or Wumu wood,with all over carved design of complex geometric motifs and dragons. Four drawers are hidden on each side with dividers inside for storing and organizing seals. Its stand is intricately carved with spirals and flowers. Dates from the 20th century. Size: 9.75" L x 9.75" W x 6" H
item #1337156
Chinese Calligraphy Scroll Painting signed Mo YouZhi
Chinese antique scroll painting with calligraphy. Painted on green paper printed with silver dragon in clouds. Signed "Mo Youzhi". Mo Youzhi (1811-1871) was a famous calligraphy painter. 19th century. Size of scroll: 84" high x 22" wide. Size of art: 52 1/2" high x 16 1/4" wide.
item #1337154
Antique Japanese Keyaki Burl Mizuya
Antique Japanese two section 3' mizuya (kitchen tansu) with original dark lacquer frame, gorgeous natural Keyaki (elm) wood burl front panels, large open display area with shelving.

Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)

Size: 31" L x 14.5" W x 64" H
item #1337116
Antique Himalayan Painted Religious Book Cover
18th Centtury Himalayan hand painted wooden book cover. Stunning vibrant painted scenes of religious deities. Intricate detail in pigments of bright red, green, blue, pink, gold, and white.
19th Century Size: 21" L x .5" W x 4.5" H
item #1336958
Antique Japanese Moon Shaped Ikebana Basket

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Beautiful antique Japanese hand-woven bamboo basket of a crescent moon form, with a wide boat-like body, smooth woven handle and flattened base. Originally ikebana baskets where used to hold stunning followers of all sort.
Mid Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 14" L x 10" W x 16" H
item #1336955
Antique Chinese Peking Glass Brush Pot
Antique Chinese peking glass brush pot. Hand-carved form to resemble finely detailed burl wood. Late Ching Dynasty 19th Century. Size: 5" L x 4" W x 4.5" H
item #1336952
Japanese Set of Six Kutani Ware Fish Plates
Japanese set of six (6) Kutani ware fish shaped plates with gilt scales, fins, and eyes. Showa period (1926-1989) Size: 10" L x 7" W x 1.5" H
item #1336945
Chinese Pao Tao Peking Rug w/ Scholar's Objects and Flowers
Antique Chinese Pao Tao Peking rug, hand-woven with a complex image of various scholar's objects surrounding a central vase with floral arrangement. Beautiful colors of deep navy blue background, pink and red flower petals, medium blue, brown, beige, and cream. Bordered in oriental spirals and flowers. 19th century Size: 32" x 52"
item #1336857
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