Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Japanese Basket With lacquer Designs Overlay
Japanese woven bamboo five tiered basket emulating chinese style with whimsical lacquer overlay of scholar objects and buddhist objects, including a mirror with inscriptions, a plaque with the god of scholarship, a bird, seal with deer on top, water bucket with neolithic chinese designs, paste seal box, religious gong, a sun emblem, a split bamboo handle with tightly knotted with gold painted designs, all interior compartments in black lacquer.

Los Angelus Collection
Meiji Period... Click for details
item #1416044
Pair of Antique Japanese Bronze Candlesticks
Pair of antique Japanese bronze candlesticks modeled as guardians with cartouche on bottom. Dates from Meiji period.

Provanence East Coast Estate
Meiji Age (1868-1912)
Size H 10 3/4" x W 3 1/2" x D 2 3/4"
item #1416023
Very Rare Antique Japanese Traveling Kusuri Tansu Medicine Chest
A very rare antique Japanese Kusuri Tansu (medicine chest) made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) and Hinoki (Cypress) woods. All original finish and bronze hardware. Doe skin drawer pulls used to prevent drawer fronts from marring when the chest is closed. Consisting of 168 small upper drawers to house herbs and medicines with 9 drawers below varying in size used to organize pharmaceutical records, business papers. and writing tools. Of these 9 drawers, the right hand small drawer houses a Suzuri... Click for details
item #1416009
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Antique Japanese Edo Choba Tansu (Merchant Chest) Rare Many Secrets
A rare antique Japanese Edo era Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Keyaki (Zelkova), Kurinoki (Chestnut) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. Sliding doors in front with various small drawers and shelves that originally store merchant documents, books and other store related items.

The merchant chest served two purposes in a business. The first was its basic utilitarian function of serving as a business records storage and safe for keeping money and valuables. The second less obvious... Click for details
item #1415980
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Chinese Antique Jade Vase with lid
Chinese antique Jade Vase with lid, intricately carved and elegant in a Mughal design.

Provenance Berkeley Hill Estate
Dates 19th Century
Size H 9" x W 3"
item #1415929
Antique Bronze Rain Drum Laos from F Knoll Collection
An antique bronze rain drum with natural patina from the F Knoll Collection. Country of origination is Laos. Top features a bas relief in the concentric circles with families of stacking frogs on each of four positions. Elephant figurals shown marching up to each handle. The center displays a 12 pointed sun.

Age old restoration. Some loss to one frog consistent with its age.

Age: 18th Century-Luang Prabang Period

Dimensions: 26" High x 24 3/4" Width x 24 3/4" Depth
item #1415903
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Mid Century Console Table Acacia Natural Finish
This is a mid century modern console table made of solid Acacia wood. Thick slabs were combined with strong dovetail joinery to make this beautiful piece. The natural finish eccentuates the undulating wood grain of this table.

Age: Mid Century 1950's

73 1/4" Wide x 31 1/4" High x 15 5/8" Deep
item #1415880
Japanese Zenga Calligraphy Scroll
Large Japanese Zenga calligraphy scroll of the character 'KOTOBUKI', or long life, longevity. Bold, large brush strokes showing great intensity. Signed and sealed with three red seals by the artist. Small black kanji translates with the first 4 characters: 日光門主 Nikkō Monzu, who was a very high-ranking monk of imperial lineage at the temple, Rinnō-ji, in Nikkō. The seals used by monk show his rank and importance. The bottom left seal in red says: 日光山 輪王寺 門跡印... Click for details
item #1415594
Chinese Antique Bronze Tripod Censor with Lid
Chinese antique bronze tripod censor with lid, footed with modeled elephant heads, trunks as feet, pair of elephant head side handles with uplifted trunks, lid with recumbent elephant with garnitures pedestal bowl for handle. Nice dark bronze patina, Fret design on rim, scrolling lotus design on body and reticulated lid.

Chicago Estate
Age Late 19th century, Early 20th century
Size: 10" H x 7 1/2" W x 4 1/2" D
item #1415507
Chinese Antique Jade Bowl with Gilt Design
Chinese antique nephrite jade bowl with worn gilt design of maiden and children at play in garden on side, bottom has scrolling vine and imperial mark in cartouche. Old restoration stabilizing crack to body.

Provenance Jack Warner, movie executive's estate

Ming Dynasty, circa Late 17th - Early 18th century
Size: 2 5/8" High x 6 1/8" Diameter
item #1415506
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