Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Antique Zitan Wood Small Square Stand with Marble
Antique Chinese small square stand. Carved of zitan wood and fitted with an inset marble top. Elegantly arching cabriole legs and finely carved cusped edges.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 3 3/4" high x 7" wide x 7" deep
item #1455194
$2,500.00
Japanese Woodblock Print of Samurai Battle by Yoshitora Utagawa
Antique Japanese woodblock triptych print of a large samurai battle scene by the artist, Yoshitora Utagawa. Active during the late 19th century, Yoshitora Utagawa was best known for his dynamic battle scenes as well as prints of samurai, firemen, kabuki actors, beautiful women and foreigners. He was born in Edo but the exact year of his birth and death are unknown. He studied with the great print artist, Kuniyoshi Utagawa but later left his school and changed his name to Mosai. This... Click for details
item #1455189
$1,000.00
Antique Low Single Drawer Storage Kotansu Kirinoki Meiji period
An antique low single drawer storage Kotansu (personal chest) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. Original hand forged heavy gauge iron hardware. Constructed using thick wood, straight dovetail joinery and hardened wood nails. Originally used to store Kimono or personal effects, it would work well in a contemporary home as a base storage unit on a large table or credenza .

Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)

Dimensions: 37 3/4" Wide by 10 3/8" High by 18 3/4" Deep
item #1454872
$600.00
Japanese Furniture Personal Book Storage Chest Kiri Biraki Honbako
An antique Hon Kotansu (personal book storage chest) made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. Two hinged Biraki doors open to a split level shelf where books and other personal belongings were stored. Two side by side drawers below gave additional storage space for organizing. Straight dovetail joinery with hardened wood nails were used in its construction.

Age: Late Meiji-Taisho (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 25 1/2" Wide by 19 3/4" High by 12 1/2" Deep
item #1454870
$850.00
Antique Kotansu (Personal Storage Chest) Kiri Meiji/Taisho Period
An antique Japanese Kotansu (personal storage chest) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. All original bronze hardware. A pair of sliding doors cover a spacious compartment with a split level shelf with 6 drawers of varying sizes that was used to organize storage. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wood nails.

It would make a great nightstand or side table for any room decor.

Age: Late Meiji-Taisho (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 23 3/4" Wide y 23... Click for details
item #1454868
$975.00
Chinese Antique Porcelain Monochrome Vase with Celadon Glaze
Antique Chinese small monochrome porcelain vase. Round form with tiny mouth and lovely celadon glaze. Unglazed foot with inset underside glazed celadon to match the body of the vase.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" high x 3" wide
item #1454866
$950.00
Chinese Antique Small Monochrome Baluster Vase with Celadon Glaze
Antique Chinese small porcelain monochrome vase. Baluster form with high shoulders and tiny mouth. Glazed a subtle celadon color. A small spot on the shoulder where the glaze did not cover adds character and tells a story of the glazing process. The underside is white with two concentric blue rings.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 3 7/8" high x 2 3/4" wide
item #1454863
$1,100.00
Chinese Antique Small Hardwood Stand
Antique Chinese small rectangular-shaped hardwood stand. Classical lines and elegantly carved stretchers. Pierced carved aprons.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 6 1/8" high x 11 1/2" wide x 7" deep
item #1454853
$650.00
Chinese Antique Monochrome Porcelain Vase with Flambé Glaze
Antique Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with dripping Flambé (Jingdezhen Jun) glaze. Because the glaze effect is made by the combining of various colors and thus the fusing of different minerals, it is also called Transmutation glaze. Developed through the Yongzheng emperor's interest in antiquities, this type of glazed vessel was often commissioned by the court of Beijing. Artists were encouraged to experiment and develop interesting new glaze effects. This vase clearly exemplifies the... Click for details
item #1454849
$1,800.00
Chinese Antique Brown Spotted Monochrome Vase
Antique Chinese monochrome vase. Brown stoneware ceramic with a rich brown and black mottled glaze. Starting with a lovely cafe au lait rim and dripping down with dramatic hare's fur effect.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 7 1/2" high x 3 3/4" wide
item #1454846
$950.00
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