Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Japanese Lacquered Tesage Tobacco bon Set
A Japanese tobacco tray, known as tabako bon in Japanese. The set comes with a hi-ire or the container for the charcoal, two drawers to put tobacco in and a kiseru or bamboo pipe. The tray is done in lacquer emulating the pattern on wood grain, as if the tray was done simply with wood and a light stain. The metal fittings on the handle are decorated with pine and the lid for the hiire is decorate with motif of gourds. The side of the tobacco tray contain curled-like extensions and the extensions... Click for details
item #1174361
Pair of Chinese Cloisonne Horses
A pair of Chinese cloisonne horse decorated with archaic geometric designs often seen in Chinese bronzes from the Shang dynasty with motifs of dragons and phoenixes. The saddle and decorations contain motifs of scrolling vines and designs reminiscent of central Asia. Age: 20th century. Size: Height: 15.75" Width: 7.5" Length: 19"
item #1174349
Pair of Chinese Huanghuali Chairs
Chinese pair of official's hat arm chairs, made of beautiful huanghuali wood with light tone and dramatic grain, rattan seats, back splat of each chair is carved with chimeras, 19th century. Size of each chair: 46 3/4" high x 26" wide x 21" deep.
item #1173655
Korean Jang Stacking Clothing Chest with Mirrors
Korean antique jang chest-on-chest with stand, originally made for storing folded clothing, two large compartments with smaller openings, each with double doors, a row of four small drawer along the top originally used for storing clothing accessories, on wooden base, made with pine wood, door of top section have mirrors etched with flowers, bottom section has scene of birds and flowers inlaid with mother of pearl, hardware is made of chase brass (silver color) and includes butterfly shaped... Click for details
item #1173462
Chinese Jade Money Frog Brush Washer
Chinese very pale green jade brush washer, carved in the form of a three legged lucky frog with a string of coins, beautiful mottled orange color on the bottom. Size: 3" long
item #1173338
Chinese Carved Bamboo Brush Pot
Chinese highly carved bamboo brush pot, carved all over with scenes of scholars in bamboo grove and in a pavilion setting with pine trees, stands on three small feet. Size: 8 1/4" high x 6 3/4" wide
item #1173336
Japanese Meiji Bronze Censer
A large bronze sculpture in the form of a censer decorated with auspicious motifs, cranes, and scrolling clouds. The lid has a small sculpture of Shoki, the demon queller standing on top of a rock with crashing waves. The side of the censer are two dragons staring at the central figure. The bottom of the censer is held up by four spirits known as shojo, known for drinking large amounts of sake and often seen in Kabuki and noh plays. The base is emulating a five legged cinnabar lacquer with... Click for details
item #1173186
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Antique Chinese Vanity Box
A Chinese vanity box with three drawers and a mirror that slides out on the top when opened. The bottom of the vanity box contains a continuous scrolling motif often seen in Chinese designs. Age: 19th century. Size: Height: 7.25" Width: 11.3" Length: 8.5"
item #1173181
Chinese Dehua Blanc de Chine Porcelain Kwan Yin
A Blanc de Chine figure of a seated Kwan Yin holding a ruyi scepter on one hand and a fuzi or a wisk on the other. The distinct detailing of the hair, accessories, facial features and the flowing robes done on a simple white porcelain base is the distinct elements of blanc de chine or dehua porcelain. Age: 18th/19th century. Size: Height: 7" Width: 3.5" Length: 5.5"
item #1173180
Japanese Meiji Period Carved Advertisement
A carved wooden advertisement with two metal pieces to hang the board. The advertisement is for a cold medicine named, Phenyl which is the chemical name for cold medicines even still today. The advertisement states on one side that this medicine effectively reduces fevers and on the other the name of pharmaceutical store that makes the medicine, which is Yamada Kaiseido. On the top is the logo for the medicine with the words trademark. Age: Meiji Period Size: Height: 29.75" Length: 11.5" Width:... Click for details
item #1172766
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