Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Antique Sakiori Sodenashi Work Vest
Antique Japanese sodenashi (work vest), made of indigo and other neutral colored sakiori (rag woven) cotton, edged with indigo cotton, beautifully worn, old reinforcement stitching in some areas adds wonderful character to this worker's vest, late Meiji Period. Size: 31" high x 20" wide
item #1248301
Japanese Antique Edo Period Tansu with Locking Bar
Antique Japanese storage tansu with locking bar, made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with original deep reddish translucent lacquer finish, two large drawers lock by vertical locking bar with beautiful heavy iron hardware of a koi jumping up a waterfall, the drawers themselves have square iron handles and corner reinforcements in the form of raised seed pods. The lower portion of the chest has sliding panels with vertical slats which slide open to reveal an open compartment on the left and three... Click for details
item #1248299
Japanese Painted Standing Screen with Hawk and Peonies
Japanese black lacquer standing screen, decorated with a painting of a hawk in a pine tree on one side and a group of blossoming peonies on the other. Beautiful detail. Painted in mineral colors and sumi ink on paper and signed by the artist. Taisho Period. Total size: 51 1/4" high x 45 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
item #1248185
Antique Japanese Fan Painting Of Grasshopper
Antique Japanese fan painting of a grasshopper with an array of leaves and berries in the background. Edged in gold and laid down, signature of Tani Buncho (1763-1840), an extremely influential artist during his time. Size: 10.25" tall, 22.25" wide
item #1248170
Japanese Antique 2-section Tansu with Shinto Shrine
Beautiful Japanese antique 2-section storage tansu made with all keyaki (elm) wood on the front, the top portion of the top section has a shrine compartment covered by 4 small glass sliding panels. The interior of the shrine compartment has two small compartments with double doors for displaying flat images with slatted drop in panels covering small compartments on either side. Below the shrine compartment is a very shallow full width drawer and below that is another compartment with two... Click for details
item #1248157
Antique Chinese Bronze Vase
Antique chinese bronze vase with a wide oval moon shaped body and short, small neck. On either side is a small raised design. Stunning original natural aged patina finish.

Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).

Size: 10.25" height, 11.75" width
item #1248142
Antique Japanese Bronze Vase With Toad And Snail
Japanese bronze vase in the shape of a stalk of bamboo, with a snail crawling upside down on its frontside and a toad leaning against its base, looking up at the snail. Has a signature signed Atsuyoshi with a seal from the workshop by the artists of Maruki studio and cartouche on its lower backside.

Taisho period

Size: 15.25" tall, 11.5" wide
item #1247693
Antique Japanese Single Section Tansu
Antique Japanese Tansu from the Meiji Age in Japan. Made from beautifully cut Chestnut to showoff the striking grain. Small Locking hinged door with two hidden drawers located behind. Dimensions: 33 3/4" High X 40" Long X 15 1/2" Deep
item #1247666
Large Pair Chinese Hardwood Plaques with Stone Inlay
Chinese antique large pair of heavy carved hardwood plaques inlaid with jade, agate and other semi precious stones, scenes of scholar objects and flower containers with a deep brown lacquer ground, the back of each plaque has characters in gold on a red ground, the frames are carved with flowers and butterflies, heavy bronze hangers, 19th century. Size of each: 55 1/2" high x 36 3/4" wide
item #1247576
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Antique Chinese Silk Robe With Crashing Waves
Antique Chinese silken robe in a deep navy color adorned with blue butterflies, blue flowers with forbidden stitching, and rolling waves along the bottom. The sleeves are white silk with embroidery depicting flora and architecture in shades of blue, surrounded by gold stitching, with a beautiful robed woman carrying a fan. The mandarin collar has brightly colored cranes on either side and blue lucky bats on the back of the neck. Gold fasteners of interesting shape adorn the robe's front. 19th... Click for details
item #1247575
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