Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Chinese Carved Jade Pendant of Fenghuang
Beautifully hand carved jade pendant of the mystical fenghuang, or phoenix, with a blooming lotus beside it. The fenghuang symbolizes the union of yin and yang, and each part of its body represents a different word: its head is for virtue, wings are duty, back is propriety, abdomen for credibility, and chest for mercy. Carving has a small hole drilled through the top for wearing on a necklace. 20th century Size: 2.25" height, 1.75" height
item #1251886
Chinese Agate Snuff Bottle
Chinese agate snuff bottle with absolutely beautiful formations and ribbons of varying hues of yellows, browns, and navy blue throughout. 20th century Size: 2.75" height, 2.25" width
item #1251878
Korean Six Panel Screen of Scenes of Nature
Beautiful Korean screen with six rice paper panels depicting people amidst gorgeous scenes of nature. Each panel is mostly monochromatic with conservative usage of color in muted shades of yellow, pink, blue, and purple. There are large blooming flowers with a sparrow flying overheard in every panel. Size: (entire screen) 61" height, 106" width, (artwork only) 27.75" height, 12" length
item #1251876
Antique Chinese Carved Quartz Snuff Bottle
Quartz snuff bottle carved with a pattern similar to scales, with an etched, ropey carved texture above and below the scaly patterns, with an agate bottle topper. 19th century Size: 3" height, 2.5" width
item #1251860
Chinese Glass Vase with Over Enamel
Beautiful milky white glass vase with enamel paintings of brightly colored birds perched upon branches, with budding flowers of blue, yellow, and pink, and a thin ring of gold around the the mouth. Stamped and signed in back and marked on bottom. Size: 6.25" height, 4.25" width
item #1251856
Vintage Chinese Carved Jade Sheep
Adorable and wonderfully detailed jade carving of a sheep, with finely carved wool patterns, eyes with pupil and lids, and hooves. 20th century contemporary. Size: 2.25" length, 1.5" height.75" width
item #1251755
Vintage Chinese Peking Glass Lotus Flower
Beautifully carved peking glass lotus, with bright white, pink, and green glass layers. Peking glass is a special process in which glass is dipped into differently colored glass layer by layer, and the excess is carved away. Note the symmetry achieved by the artist. circa 1950s Size: 5.25" height, 5.5" width
item #1251748
General Chang Kai-Shek painting by Aimee A. Lozier
Painting of General Chang Kai-Shek by Aimee Annette Lozier, oil on canvas. Aimee Lozier (1900-1996) descendant of the 17th century French painter, Eustache LeSueur, born in Oakland, California. She attended California School of Fine Art and studied under Otis Oldfield. Most well known for character portraits of famous political figures including this one of Chang Kai-Shek. In this painting he stands with hands on his sword, in the background are masses of tiny soldiers. Signed. Dated... Click for details
item #1251747
Japanese Antique Color Imari Bowl
Lovely Japanese antique Imari-ware porcelain bowl, eight sided, beautifully painted in traditional Imari colors with details in gold, scenes of mountain pavilions and baskets of chrysanthemums in alternating fan shaped reserves, Meiji Period. Size: 8 3/4" wide diameter x 3 1/8" high.
item #1251744
Antique Chinese Jade Carved Calligraphy Stone
Chinese slab of jade, carved with an indented circular and a mokko (melon) shape into its surface. It is meant to be used by a calligraphy artist for the grinding and collecting of ink. 18th/19th century Size: 1/4" thickness, 3.75" height, 1 and 5/8" width
item #1251742
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