Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanse Medicinal Gyosho Tansu
A four drawer lacquered gyosho tansu. The tansu has metal work advertising the medicine the peddling merchant was selling. The medicine, soge-nuki kusuri (written on the box) aids in removing splinters. The medicine was made by Shiota Nadaya Juzaemon who was based near Takabashi, Shinbashi in Osaka city. Age: Late Edo to Meiji Period Size: Length 13.25" Width 17.75" Height 30"
item #1226213
Japanese Art Deco Flower Stand
A Japanese green lacquered art deco flower stand. The middle area contains wooden pieces inlaid within the lacquer to create an interesting geometric pattern. Japanese art deco became popular during the early periods of the Showa and the post-war era of Japanese art. Age: Showa Period Size: Length 16" Width 11.25" Height 1"
item #1226079
Antique Japanese Dog Fushimi Doll
A cute dog Fushimi doll. The dog has an interesting collar possibly in the form of a fabric collar, often seen with domesticated animals portrayed in Japanese paintings. Fushimi dolls were created as dolls made for pilgrims visiting the Fushimi Inari Shrine. Age: Meiji-Taisho Period Size: length 9.25" Width 3" Height 9"
item #1226073
Chinese Painting of Lotuses and Goldfish Ou Hou Nian
Mounted Chinese painting of goldfishes swimming among lotuses attributing to the Taiwanese artist Ou Hao Nian (1935~). The view appears as if it was a view of the lotus pond during the rain. The painting contains a signature and seal of the artist. Age: Late 20th century Size: length 42.25" height 23.25"
item #1226064
Chinese scroll of Birds Among Peonies Yu Xing
A Chinese hanging scroll depicting a pair of golden pheasant like birds flying above a group of flowers including peonies and orchids. The work contains the signature of Yu Xing. The work was done possibly around the mid 20th century or later. Age: 20th century Size: 78" long 28" wide
item #1226057
Japanese Peach Colored Silk Kimono with Flowers
Beautiful Japanese silk kimono decorated with lovely understated design of flowers in a paste resist technique, painted details in gold, some use of gold thread, peach colored silk, Showa Period. Size: 61" long x 51" wide (cuff to cuff)
item #1226038
Japanese Antique Futon Cover with Phoenix
Beautiful Japanese antique futon cover, made in 4 panels of indigo dyed cotton, paste resist design of a phoenix and leaves, beautiful colors, Meiji Period. Size: 62" high x 47" wide
item #1225931
Antique Imari Covered Basin
An antique Japanese imari ware covered basin. The basin is decorated with traditional auspicious Japanese motifs such as pine, bamboo, plum, and cranes. Along with the auspicious motifs are designs often seen with imari wares such as scrolling vines and chrysanthemum-like patterns. Often, these patterns are known as kinrande, where the motifs are emulating gold brocades. Age: Meiji Period Size: Diameter 11.5" Height 7"
item #1225086
Kutani Mille Fleur Vase by N. Kingyoku with Tomobako
A round vase decorated with various flowers, emulating the Chinese style of porcelain known as mille fleur. The work was produced by the contemporary kutani artist, Nakata Kingyoku. The Nakata family is known for the raised painted technique. Includes its own tomobako, signed by the artist. Age: Showa Period Size: Diameter 9" Height 8.5"
item #1225080
Sumi Painting of Bamboo by Sentsuji Butsugai
A simple and rustic painting of a group of bamboo done in sumi on silk by the abbot of Sentsuji, Butsugai. The inscription on the top is providing a metaphorical allusion of enduring suffering with the flexible nature of the bamboo.

Age: Showa Period Size: Length 85" Width 22"
item #1224930
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