Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Framed Print by Hiroyuki Tajima
Japanese framed abstract woodblock print by sosaku-hanga artist Tajima Hirohuki 田嶋 宏行 (1911-1984), titled "Ancient Writing B", number 23/100 of the series, and signed in pencil.

A printmaker of the sōsaku-hanga school. He was born in Tokyo and graduated from Nihon University in 1932. In 1943, he graduated from the Western-style painting division of the Tokyo School of Fine Arts. He created his first print in 1946, and joined the Bijutsu Bunka... Click for details
item #1349535
Antique Korean Pair of Stone Guardian Statues
A fantastic pair of Chosun Dynasty Korean "grand father" guardian statues from Jeju Island. Made of local volcanic stone, dating back to the 19th century. These figures were traditionally placed in pairs and, according to legend, anyone who rubbed their noses would be blessed with fertility and the birth of a son.

Early 19th Century

Size: 11" L x 8" W x 26"H
item #1349534
Antique Chinese Pair of Stone Temple Door Supports
Antique Chinese pair of stone temple door supports with carvings of fu dogs, seated on tanggu (ceremonial drums) on large pedestals. Intricately carved detail with emblems of dragons and auspicious characters on the front of each pedestal. The smaller female fu dog on the left is carved with her mouth closed, while the larger male on the right has an open mouth. This is a typical depiction to represent the sacred mantra "om". Extremely heavy, solid stone.

19th... Click for details
item #1349448
Japanese Framed Abstract Print by Tsuyoshi Yayanagi
Japanese framed print by artist Tsuyoshi (Go) Yayanagi (born 1933), numbered 27/50, titled "Les Faux Amants" and signed in pencil.

Size: 19.75" L x 25.6" H (entire frame)
item #1348980
Japanese Framed Abstract Print by Shigeru Izumi
Japanese framed print by Shigeru Izumi (born 1922), titled "New House", number 9/20 of its series, and signed in pencil.

Size: 30.5" L x 22.25" H (entire frame)
item #1348978
Antique Japanese Woven Traveling Basket
Antique Japanese woven bamboo traveling basket/trunk, with iron side handles and locks, an iron hinged top, lined in old light blue paper.

Size: 26" L x 16.5" W x 13" H
item #1348897
Japanese Woodblock Print of Two Ladies
Japanese woodblock print of two beautiful ladies at the ocean, with a basket full of shells they've collected. With calligraphy in right margin.

Size: 7.25" W x 9.5" H (artwork only)
item #1348737
Japanese Geisha Woodblock Print
Japanese woodblock print of a beautifully poised geisha, holding a paintbrush in her hand. Signed and titled in right margin.

Size: 8.25" W x 12.5" H
item #1348702
Antique Chinese Hardwood Cabinet
Antique Chinese hardwood clothing cabinet, made with Jumu (elm) wood, with two large front hinged doors locked with center brass locking pin and double-fish pulls, its interior with two shelves and pair of small drawers.

19th century

Size: 37" L x 18.5" W x 67" H
item #1348558
Charming Japanese Indigo Sakiori Sodenashi Vest
Beautiful vintage Japanese sodenashi (work vest) made with indigo sakiori (rag weave) cotton, woven with multicolor areas to create a lovely patchwork effect, edged in solid indigo cotton, reinforced along the back, sides, and back of the neck in sashiko stitching. These vests were traditionally worn by workers in mountainous regions.

Early Showa period

Size: 13" W x 29" H
item #1348556
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