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Chinese : Antiquities : Artifacts : Pre AD 1000 item #1447446
Zentner Collection
Ancient Chinese small jade cloud form object. A carved coil of green jade with mottled orange opaque area. Likely a burial or ceremonial artifact. Hongshan culture was located in the Liao river basin in northeastern China.

Age: 4700 - 2900 B.C.
Japanese : Paintings : Screens : Pre 1910 item #1447442
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Byobu screen in 2 panels depicting a Cherry Blossom tree with Bamboo and a full moon on a spring evening. Artist signed and painted in a Sumi-e technique over Gofun paper, he has sprinklings of gold specks to give the illusion of the last tidbits of sunlight fading into an evening moon. The frame was finished in a Negoro Urushi lacquer.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 68 3/4" High by 70 3/4" Wide
Korean : Textiles : Pre 1900 item #1447440 (stock #1814)
Harubang Antiques
A Very Fine/Rare Pair of Korean Antique Leather Shoes (진신/유혜(油鞋)-19th C. Korea, Joseon dynasty, 19th century This pair of oiled black leather shoes with spikes on the bottom are rare, and they are for rainy days for men (boy) in Joseon period, this very rare pair shoes are fitted and tighten with coiled rice straws for keeping dry and shape with good brown color dyed in remain like new shoes (very good preserved till now). The oiled and spiked leather shoes protected from rain a...
Japanese : Carvings : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1447434
Zentner Collection
A rare antique Japanese temple carving of a mythical sea turtle swimming among the rough ocean waves. Hand carved from one solid piece of Kuwanoki (Mulberry) wood, its three dimensional deep relief was carved on both sides. With large wisps of sea algae trailing on the back of its shell, the Kame (turtle) is a Japanese symbol of longevity signifying 10,000 years of long life. Fine detail and craftsmanship are evident especially in the claws, the scales and its head.

Age: Edo Period (...
Chinese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 1492 item #1447431 (stock #206)
Alexander E Grace
A Chinese, Cizhou-type, water pot; Yuan dynasty or earlier. Covered overall with white slip under transparent glaze, which terminates just above the substantial flat foot. Decorated with yellow splashes. An attractive and unusual piece. In good condition, with overall crazing; an excavated item. Diameter 11 cm.
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1447430
Zentner Collection
A rare antique Japanese Choba Kotansu (merchant small chest) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware. Removable hinge doors behind which hides a removable horizontal bar that securely latches the left door in place. Spacious storage behind the doors where the merchant kept his store books and records. Two upper drawers were used to keep money and valuables. Beautiful original calligraphy on the sides and back of the tansu. Side swive...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1447427
Zentner Collection
A pair of antique Japanese Baku corbels hand caraved from solid Keyaki wood. Rare flaming mane design adds a dragon-like fear to wore off evil spirits. Used under the eaves of Japanese temples and shrines, they devour dreams and nightmares as they protect against evil. The open mouth Baku expels all evil while the closed mouth Baku retains the good spirit.

Age: Edo Period (1750-1800)

Dimensions: Approximately 25" Long by 16" High by 10 1/2" Wide
Japanese : Ceramics : Stoneware : Pre 2000 item #1447425
Treasures of Old Times
While Kitaoji Rosanjin can be arguably called the most eccentric figure in Japanese art world in 20 century, Ando Minoru (1927-2015), 安藤實 is another name that comes to a mind. A painter, ceramist and calligrapher, he is widely recognized in Japan but almost unknown in the West.

Ando Minoru held his first painting exhibition at the Kokugakai of Ryuzaburo Umehara in 1957. In 1965, he worked under the guidance of Sakuzo Hineno, a well-known ceramist in Kyoto.
In 1967, Ando ...
Japanese : Furniture : Tansu : Pre 1900 item #1447424
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese single section Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Keyaki (Zelkova) woods. 2 sliding doors designed with individually cut vertical slats (as opposed to a solid board carved to look like slats). Side horizontal ribs add visual strength and structural support to the chest. Contemporary uses include using it as a sideboard or a spacious bathroom counter (space permitting).

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 70 1/4" Wide by 32 1/2" Hi...
Japanese : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1447423
Zentner Collection
An antique Japanese Jizai (hearth hook) used above an Iron (fire hearth) and hung beneath the house rafter to support a rope and hook or a Jizai Kagi (adjustable hook) to hold a kettle or large teapot above the burning charcoal. The main body is carved from one solid piece of Keyaki (Zelkova) wood. It was designed in the style of the hat worn by the Shinto God Daikoku (God of Agriculture) thereby being given the nickname of Daikoku Jizai.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1910 item #1447422 (stock #Ohara290)
Era Woodblock Prints
Ohara Koson
Crow eating a persimmon while sitting on a branch
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 14 x 7.5 inches.
Date: ca. pre-1910.
Publisher: Kokkeido.
Artist's signature and seal and publisher's seal at lower left.
Reference: K5.13 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson.
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Excellent.
Japanese : Woodblock Prints : Pre 1920 item #1447421 (stock #Ohara289)
Era Woodblock Prints
Ohara Koson
Monkey and baby reaching for reflection of the moon
Size: O-tanzaku. Approximately 15 x 7.375 inches.
Publisher: Daikokuya
Date: ca. 1910-1923.
Koson signature and seal.
Reference: K41.26 in Crows, Cranes and Camellias: The Natural World of Ohara Koson (Reigle Newland).
Medium: Japanese woodblock print.
Condition: Heavy toning at back and top margin. Matte line in image.
Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1447410 (stock #Lot1191)
Hu's Collection
It was stringed as a hanging piece with charming look.

Height :4.5cm
Southeast Asian : Metalwork : Pre 1837 VR item #1447409 (stock #Lot1190)
Hu's Collection
It was nicely decorated and in perfect condition.

Height :5.4cm
Southeast Asian : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1837 VR item #1447408 (stock #Lot1189)
Hu's Collection
A group of Burmese metal figures was decorated on the surface in painted gold.
They were well preserved in old mood.

Date:18th Century.

Height Range: 4.8cm to 8.6cm
Japanese : Textiles : Kimono : Pre 1940 item #1447407 (stock #13447)
Haruko Watanabe
Shonai-obi hand-woven of wash yarn (Japanese handmade paper) for weft and cotton yarn for warp. It is produced in Shonai region in Yamagata prefecture in Tohoku district. It has beautiful tassels in both ends. The dyes are vegetable indigo and brown. In excellent condition. The first half of the 20th century. 25.5cm x 3m52cm
Chinese : Ceramics : Porcelain : Pre 1700 item #1447406 (stock #Lot1188)
Hu's Collection
A porcelain female figure holding a baby was well preserved in perfect condition.
Depictied finely in details, this porcelain piece was made in very good crafty skills.
From the facial expressions and the characteristics of the slender limbs, It was verified as an early Qing piece.
The crackles yielded under the glaze justify the verification too.

Date: Early Qing periods (18th century )

Height: 18cm

Condition: Perfect.

A cus...
Japanese : Textiles : Contemporary item #1447404 (stock #13451)
Haruko Watanabe
A piece of cloth with many kinds of cotton shibori fragments. It shows several kinds of shibori techniques. All machine-sewn. In excellent condition but white parts are slightly changed to pinkish because of the color bleeding. The second half of the 20th century. 45cm x 2m
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