Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Fantastic Chinese Tang Dynasty Tomb Pottery Camel
Wonderful Chinese tomb pottery figure of a camel, molded gray clay with multi colored Sanghai glaze, wonderful lines and stance, Tang Dynasty (AD 618 - 907). Has Oxford TLT Test papers. Size: 14 3/4" high x 12" wide x 4" deep.
item #529471
Japanese Meiji Gold Silk Embroidery of Two Cockerels
Japanese silk and gold embroidery depicting two cockerels and peonies. The peonies are a symbol of wealth. This imagery can also be interpreted as a father and son motif of passing on knowledge with a moral compass symbolism.The gold thread is 24-karat gold hand-hammered onto the thread.

Meiji period Circa 1860's.

67-1/2" high, 44-3/4" wide
item #528944
Price on Request
Original Antique Mongolian Alter Shrine
Large hand carved natural wood Mongolian alter shrine. 5 drawers used for storage and 3 open compartments for displaying prominent religious pieces. The bottom has one small opening door and two "secret" hidden sliding panels on either side. Beautiful natural rustic look and feel..

Early 19th Century

Size: 48 3/4" high x 91" wide x 11" deep.
item #527285
Rare and Beautiful Japanese Antique Sado Island Tansu
Gorgeous Rare Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest) from Sado Island, made of kiri (paulownia) wood with translucent reddish orange lacquer finish, fantastic iron hardware including large and elaborate lockplates featuring phoenixes, safe door open to two small drawers, Meiji Period (circa late 1800's). Size: 44 1/2" high x 45 1/2" wide x 17 3/4" deep.
item #527083
Antique Chinese Low Table, Elm Wood
Chinese square table made of jumu (elm) wood, great traditional style, 19th century. Size: 25 3/4" high x 32 3/4" wide x 32 3/4" wide
item #522594
Chinese Hexagonal Table, Republic Period
Tall Chinese hexagonal table with marble top. Republic Period (circa 1920). 32 1/2" high x 14 1/2" wide x 14 1/2" deep.
item #521879
Antique Japanese Rare Karuma Tansu (wheeled chest)
Rare and beautiful Japanese Karuma tansu (storage chest on wheels), made of keyaki (elm) wood with original finish, iron hardware, interior has shelf and three small safe drawers, Edo Period (early 19th century). Size: 50" high x 47" wide x 23 1/2" deep. Exhibited: "Moving Cabinetry: Tansu from The Zentner Collection", Palo Alto Art Center, 2005.
item #520021
Japanese Bronze Maiden, Meiji Period
Japanese bronze statute of a peasant maiden. Signed Hidemitsu. Meiji Period. Height 30-1/2"; diameter of base 9-1/4".
item #519605
Antique Satsuma teapot Cherry Blossom Viewing
Elegantly modeled Satsuma teapot of Cherry Blossom Viewing, Scene encircling body of teapot with diamond shaped top border in a dark green. Very good condition with some wear to gilt and signature. Signed"____ZAN". 5 inches high. Taisho Period.
item #515279
Fine Fune Tansu from Sado Island, early Meiji Period
Fantastic Funa-dansu from Sado Island. Keyaki (elm) wood with very heavy and ornate iron work on entire front face, interior behind bottom panel contains set of drawers with lacquered keyaki fronts and more iron work, early Meiji Period, keys. This chest has been published in several books and is one of the top fune tansus in the world. H 20", W 23", D 17".
item #508296
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