Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Antique Cambodian Ceramic Bottle Vase
Antique Cambodian ceramic bottle vase with lug handles and fluted mouth. The brown crackle glaze covers most of the body but stops above the flattened foot.

Dating from Kmer14th-16th century

Dimensions: 5" W x 9 3/4" H
item #1402064
Antique Korean Koryo Celadon Bowl
Antique Korean Koryo bowl with celadon glaze and crackling, the small recessed well with carved outline, the exterior body of the bowl carved with repeating lotus petals, and standing on a short recessed foot.

Koryo Dynasty 10th-14th century

Dimensions: 6 1/2" W x 3" H
item #1402051
Antique Japanese Keyaki Funa Tansu
Antique Japanese solid Keyaki (Zelkova) hardwood Funa Tansu or ship safe chest. The front of the box has heavy iron plating with the number one (ichi) within a circle, motifs of reishi mushrooms, pine trees and flowers with heavy lock plate. The chest's interior hold two medium drawers over three small drawers, with squared and round iron pulls, and red lacquer fronts. Original finish.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 15 1/2" x 19" x 18"
item #1401995
Antique Chinese Brass Ink Box
Antique Chinese rectangular ink box made of brass with copper base. The lid is incised with a flower pot with chrysanthemums, a bench, a traveling box, and fruit.

Dimensions: 3 1/8" x 1 1/4"
item #1401990
Antique Japanese Iron Waves Tsuba
Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a samurai's sword, with cast motifs of waves inlaid with gold and silver, the patina indicates age and wear from use.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" x 3"
item #1401989
Antique Japanese Iron Tsuba Sword Guard
Japanese iron tsuba, or hand guard for a samurai's sword, with openwork motifs of peonies and scrolling leaves, with silver and gilt inlay pollen, detailed on the reverse, with signature.

Edo period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 2 3/4" x 3"
item #1401988
Antique Japanese Porcelain Heron Vase by Nishiura Enji
Japanese porcelain vase of a tapered cylindrical form, with flatted top, and small fluted mouth. The piece depicts three herons in white against a navy blue enamel ground. The foot is signed by Nishiura Enji with two character signature in cobalt blue. Nishiura's studio was famous for it's 'spraying technique' which was unique at the time.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 3 1/2" w x 7 1/2" h
item #1401931
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
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