Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Two-Section Kannon Buraki Tansu
Beautiful Japanese kannon biraki tansu, made from kiri wood, with heavy iron hardware and hirute handles. The top section has two hinged doors with a large central lock with floral designs, opening to reveal several drawers. Meiji period 1867-1912) Size: 40.75" height, 37.75" length, 16.5" depth
item #1249815
Antique Japanese Bronze Miniature Figure
Cute miniature bronze figurine of an oriental dragon, kneeling its front legs and biting its own tail. Very nicely detailed from the fins along its back to the pupils in its eyes. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 1" height, 1.5" length
item #1249807
Japanese Bronze Miniature Figure
Miniature Japanese bronze figure of a monkey observing its right fist, balled up while the other hand remains with palms opened. The piece is very detailed down to the monkey's fingers and toes curled underneath itself. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 1.25" height, 1.5" length
item #1249805
Antique Japanese Kiri Tansu
Medium-sized Japanese tansu made from kiri wood (Paulownia), with five drawers in varying sizes and two sliding panels at the upper portion, with straight vertical bars carved into the face. Warabite style metal handles and hardware. Size: 23.75" height, 25" length, 13" depth
item #1249800
Japanese Antique Bronze Figure of a Fish
Antique Japanese bronze figure of a koi fish, beautifully modeled with a graceful curve of the tail, wonderful attention to detail, with a dark matte patina, Meiji Period. Size: 4 1/2" high x 11 1/4" long
item #1249792
Chinese Antique Pair of Porcelain Lamps Covers
Pair of beautiful Chinese antique lamp covers, made of porcelain, each with six sides of intricate pierced lattice work and rounds with alternating scenes of children and flowers, exquisite detail and lovely colors, Republic Period. Size of each: 9 1/2" high x 6 1/2" wide
item #1249783
Antique Japanese Vase With Mixed Metal Inlay
Exquisite bronze vase with a long, elegant neck, decorated with archaic motif. One of its sides has a small bird perched upon a branch with outspread wings, with mixed metal inlay including gold, silver, and shakudo. The other side shows two phoenixes mirroring each other, surrounded by beautiful floral designs. Signature on bottom. Meiji period (1867-1912) Size: 20" height, 9" width
item #1249764
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Antique Chinese Display Cabinet
Antique Chinese cabinet with a large open section, with carvings of swirling vines and flowers decorating the inner edges, two small carved creatures (possibly guardian lions/fu dogs) sitting front and center. Below are two drawers with metal handles, the drawer faces carved with flowers with outstretched leaves and stems, forming a semi-arch. The bottom has two removable doors with mirror-image carvings of two budding flowers with tall stems and metal door pulls. Size: 63.5" height, 31.5"... Click for details
item #1249682
Antique Japanese Keyaki Caligraphy Box
Japanese fune bako, or ship safe box, made from keyaki wood with its original lacquer. The top of the box has iron hinges and a warabite handle, which opens for storing calligraphy stones. The front has three drawers, one with a large iron lock.

Edo period (1615-1867)

Size: 8" height, 10.75" length, 8" width
item #1249679
Antique Japanese Woven Futon Cover with Ho-Oh
Antique cotton woven futon cover, dyed indigo and then dyed again with a paste resist technique with the image of the ho-oh or fenghuang, a mythological bird in Asian culture, about to touch down upon a kiri wood branch with budding flowers, representing Japan. Minor damage due to age. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size: (with board) 84" height, 72" length, (futon only) 67.5" height, 50" length
item #1249367
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