Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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Tibetan Antique Tsakli Card with Painting of Heruka with Tiger Skin
Antique Tibetan tsakli card depicting a wrathful deity (Heruka) wielding a sword and banner. He wears a tiger skin around his middle and a human skin tied around his neck. Painted in mineral colors on paper with Sanskrit description on the back.

Tsakli cards are powerful miniature paintings of Buddhist deities and objects. They have many different ritual uses. They can be used for teaching when a lama holds the card out for a student to focus on, thus helping them with the... Click for details
item #1431005
$500.00
Tibetan Antique Tsakli Card with Painting of Heruka on Fu-Lion
Antique Tibetan tsakli card depicting a wrathful deity (Heruka) wielding a knife on the back of a fu-lion. Painted in mineral colors on paper with Sanskrit description on the back.

Tsakli cards are powerful miniature paintings of Buddhist deities and objects. They have many different ritual uses. They can be used for teaching when a lama holds the card out for a student to focus on, thus helping them with the visualization and meditation on that deity and what it represents. The... Click for details
item #1431003
$500.00
Tibetan Antique Tsakli Card with Painting of Beast-Headed Dākinī
Antique Tibetan tsakli card depicting a beast-headed ḍākinī. Painted in mineral colors on paper with Sanskrit writing on the back.

Tsakli cards are powerful miniature paintings of Buddhist deities and objects. They have many different ritual uses. They can be used for teaching when a lama holds the card out for a student to focus on, thus helping them with the visualization and meditation on that deity and what it represents. The cards are often used as part of altar displays that... Click for details
item #1431001
$500.00
Tibetan Antique Tsakli Card with Painting of Heruka on Horseback
Antique Tibetan tsakli card depicting a wrathful deity (Heruka) wielding a sword on horseback. Painted in mineral colors on paper with Sanskrit description on the back.

Tsakli cards are powerful miniature paintings of Buddhist deities and objects. They have many different ritual uses. They can be used for teaching when a lama holds the card out for a student to focus on, thus helping them with the visualization and meditation on that deity and what it represents. The cards are... Click for details
item #1431000
$500.00
Antique Tibetan Bronze Vajrasattva (Dorje Sempa)
Antique Tibetan bronze seated figure of Vajrasattva. Also called Dorje Sempa, Dorje means "indestructible diamond" and Sempa is the Tibetan term for Sattva in Sanskrit meaning "heroic being". Sempa in this case, refers to the role of a Bodhisattva, someone on the road to becoming a Buddha but who has stayed behind, selflessly dedicating themselves to helping others gain enlightenment. Draped in beauty and calm, Vajrasattva sits on a lotus throne with a vajra scepter in one hand and a vajra... Click for details
item #1430968
$2,500.00
Rare Keyaki Japanese Large Store Todana Tansu 2 Section Edo P.
An incredible large antique Japanese merchant Todana Tansu (storage chest with doors and drawers) in 2 sections made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. Originally used in a Japanese store to stock and display wares and supplies as well as provide a beautiful functional furniture accent for the merchant. Original hand made iron locks that were used to secure the contents when the store was closed.

Constructed using mortise and tenon joinery as well as floating wood panels... Click for details
item #1430962
Price on Request
Japanese Antique Shrine Scroll Painting of the Goddess Benzaiten
Antique Japanese small scroll painting for a shrine depicting the goddess Benzaiten (Benten). One of the 7 Lucky Gods, Benten is the goddess of good fortune, wealth, music and knowledge. She originates from Saraswati, goddess of music. Here in this painting, she is in her 8-armed form called Happi Benzaiten. Each hand holds a specific buddhist attribute. She stands atop a dragon which hold a precious magic pearl in it's claws. On her crown is a small torii gate. Below, each on their... Click for details
item #1430720
$650.00
Chinese Pair of Large Huanghuali Compound Cabinets
Chinese large Pair of 2 tiered cabinets made of solid huanghuali with beautiful grain. The inside of one cabinet has an interior shelf with two drawers. The other cabinet is outfitted with a rod for hanging clothes.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 94" high x 47" wide x 21 1/2" deep each
item #1430714
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Pair of Chinese Mixed Hardwood Compound Cabinets with Dragons
Chinese pair large of 2 tiered cabinets. Made all of solid hardwood and carved with a dynamic scenes of 5 clawed dragons in swirling mist. The fronts and sides of the cabinets are completely covered in high relief carvings. On each cabinet, there are sixteen dragons carved on the front and 6 dragons on the sides.

Age: Republic Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 80 1/2" high x 37" wide x 15 3/4" deep
item #1430712
Price on Request
Semi-Antique Tribal Azeri Carpet
Semi-antique tribal hand knotted wool carpet, Azeri, Fachralo, in rust and blues

Age: circa 1900

Size: 3.2' x 4.8'
item #1430672
$1,500.00
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