Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Kimono with Embroidered Birds and Flowers
Japanese vintage kimono made of navy blue silk with embroidery of chrysanthemums on long vines down the front, and branches with cherry blossoms on the sleeves. The backside has a large, beautiful bunch of embroidered chrysanthemums and cherry blossoms cascading down with two small birds in flight. The collar is lined with a charming fabric of dragons, flowers, and oriental designs. Size: 53.5" height, 47.5" width
item #1303113
Chinese Jadeite Gourd Shaped Pendant with Squirrel
Chinese jadeite pendant carved in the shape of a gourd on vine with smaller gourd on one side, a squirrel runs up the other side, made of lovely green jadeite with 18K white gold setting. Size of jadeite: 4.6 x 2 x 0.9 cm
item #1303111
Chinese Jadeite Pendant with Dragon and 18K White Gold
Beautiful Chinese jadeite pendant, carved with a dragon on one side of front and back, mounted with a white gold setting marked 18K, the jadeite is a striking mottled light green, emerald green with subtle orange-yellow area on one edge. Size of jadeite: 2.8 x 4.3 x 0.4 cm
item #1303110
Chinese Zitan Ruyi Scepter
A Chinese ruyi scepter carved from beautiful zitan wood, a symbol of good fortune used in Buddhist ceremonies. "Ruyi" directly translates into "as you wish". It has been ornately carved with lingzhi mushrooms on the head and running down the curved handle, which ends in a gnarled root form. High quality carve work. Beautiful distinctive grain of zitan wood. Size: 14.5" length, 3.5" width
item #1303035
Japanese Pair of Bronze Vases w/ Scene of Birds
A beautiful exceptional pair of Japanese bronze vases, wonderfully cast with trumpet shaped necks and receded panels around the main body. Shakudō (赤銅) is a billon of gold and copper (typically 4–10% gold, 96–90% copper) which can be treated to form an indigo/black patina resembling lacquer. Bordered design with gilt designs of leaves. Gilt imagery of wild birds among crossing branches, reeds, chrysanthemums in bloom, and a bundle of hay decorate either vase. Accents... Click for details
item #1302986
Antique Chinese Monochrome Porcelain Vase
Antique Chinese monochrome porcelain vase with handles in the shape of elephant's heads. The coral red glaze has a beautiful purple iridescence in the light. The form is stout, with a ridge where the neck and the body meet. Late 18th Early 19th Century Size: 5.5" height, 3.5" width
item #1302922
Antique Chinese Cloisonne Box w/ Butterflies
Antique Chinese jewelry box with an allover design of cloisonné butterflies and flowers. The natural patina of the metal has a wonderful blueish enamel with butterfly designs. The interior is lined in red and blue felt. Signed on the bottom. Size: 2" height, 5.25" width, 3.5" depth
item #1302917
Antique Japanese Bronze Yatate with Leaves and Fu Dog
Antique Japanese bronze yatate, a pipe shaped container for the carrying of cotton saturated with calligraphy ink with a long shaft for a brush. The main component is cylindrical in shape with an inner compartment and an outer decorative area with scrolling vines and flowers. The lid has a kiri leaf design. The brush shaft has a fu dog towards the top and scrolling vines with kiri leaves running down towards the end, where it stands on an elephant's head. 20th Century Size: 4" height, 12"... Click for details
item #1302911
Antique Korean Porcelain Vase
Antique Korean porcelain bottle vase of a stout teardrop form with short, fluted neck. The glaze is a translucent beige white with a slight hint of blue, with natural crackling throughout. 18th/19th century. Size: 9" height, 6" width
item #1302896
Antique Chinese Guangxu Porcelain Bowl
Antique Chinese porcelain bowl of a thin form, with gilt rim and yellow enamel inner rim with peaches and lucky bats. The inside center has a red dragon with gilt accenting. The outer body of the bowl has two colorful powder blue and pink-red dragons flying over waters. The bottom of the bowl is marked Guangxu period (1875-1908). Very small loss on rim. Size: 2.5" height, 5.5" diameter
item #1302540
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