Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Chinese Qingbai Foliate Dish
Chinese Celadon Qingbai dish, with foliate edges and petal form walls framing the well. The center well is incised with a blossoming flower motif. The foot is slightly recessed and left unglazed in the center.

Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279) Dimensions: 5.5" x 1 1/8"
item #1401930
Antique Chinese Qingbai Lotus Dish
Chinese eggshell thin porcelain qingbai dish. The well is incised with swirling motifs of floral scrolls and score marks, while the underside is formed as a lotus blossom with many petals.

Dates from Song Dynasty c1100AD Dimensions: 8 1/4" x 2 1/2"
item #1401929
Edo period Japanese Circular Red and Black Lacquered Inlaid Stand
An unusual Japanese circular wooden stand with black and red lacquer finish, the edges of the stand are inlaid with shell, standing on slight cabriole tripod feet.

Early 19th century Edo Period

Dimensions: 19" W x 5" H
item #1401928
Antique Chinese Jadeite Hair Comb
Chinese jadeite carved wide toothed hair comb with bright apple green coloration areas. The back of the comb is carved with openwork scrolls.

20th century Dimensions: 1 1/2" x 5"
item #1401925
Antique Chinese Carved Jade Boulder
Chinese jade boulder, carved with al old scholar and child in front of a viewing pavilion under a pine tree, the central openwork carvings a pale jade green with a deep russet exterior color.

Provenance: from a Beverly Hills, CA estate

Dates c1920 Dimensions: 6" x 5 1/2" x 2 3/4"
item #1401918
An Unusual Japanese Inlaid Laquer Sword Stand
Japanese tachi-kake or samurai's sword stand, black lacquered and rich intricate shell inlay work, with a reishi mushroom shaped finial.

Late Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 10 1/4" x 8 1/4" x 25" H
item #1401916
Antique Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot
Chinese calligraphy brush pot, all hand-carved from bamboo. The low relief carvings depict a group of scholars riding in a boat through a rocky landscape scene with hanging pine branches.

19th/20th century Dimensions: 5 1/2" x 7" H
item #1401872
Antique Chinese Small Meiping Green Crackle Vase
Chinese small meiping form porcelain vase with a bright apple green crackle underglaze. Inside the vase, just below the rim, is done in beige crackle glaze as well as the underside of the recessed foot.

early 20th century

Dimensions: 3" x 5" H
item #1401870
Antique Chinese Jun Ware Vase
Chinese large porcelain vase with light blue jun ware underglaze. The body is pear shaped and slightly lobed, with dramatically fluted neck and rim, and short foot.

The Jun glaze is a complex blue glaze which was developed in Henan province during the the Northern Song and Jin dynasties, occasionally with red streaks. Jun wares have their name after Jun zhou from where it originated. The old kiln site is located in the present Yuzhou City (Yu county) of the Henan province, which was... Click for details
item #1401869
Antique Chinese Crackle Ceramic Water Coupe
Chinese small ceramic water coupe, the interior and outer body with thick grey crackle glaze, the dark brown clay body exposed where the glaze drips end. The short, rounded form has a ribbed body and slightly flared, wide mouth. Possible Guan Ware c15th century.

Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 2" H
item #1401867
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