Kiku Imports Japanese Tansu, Furniture and Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1357786 (stock #8D4)
Kiku Imports
$2,650.00
This is an authentic antique Japanese merchant chest called Choba Tansu. It was made using Zelkova (Keyaki) and Cypress (Hinoki) woods and its age is from the 1880's to 1890's (mid Meiji era). It measures that 41.75" tall, 37" wide, 18.75" deep. The Choba Tansu was used by merchants and was traditionally displayed prominently in shops to impress customers. These chests display elaborate metal hardware that is meant to make it look important and catch the eye of the customer.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1357784 (stock #8G14)
Kiku Imports
$1,450.00
This is an antique Japanese vertical locking bar personal storage chest called Ko Bo Tansu. It was used to store letters, documents, books and other items for daily use. Made of Paulownia and Cryptomeria woods, it was finished in a natural Urushi lacquer and the iron fittings were all hand made. It measures that 25" tall, 23.75" wide, 14.25" deep. Contemporary uses for this piece include placement on a desk for additional office storage or using this as an elegant side table.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1332882 (stock #6H5)
Kiku Imports
SOLD
This is a 2 section Urushi lacquered Sendai tansu, Constructed of Zelkova wood (Keyaki) and Cedar (Suginoki) and Kiri (Paulownia) wood from Late Meiji (1900-1901's). It measures 47.25" tall, 34.25" wide, 16.5" deep. The finish is Urushi lacquer and the hand made iron fittings tie this piece to the Sendai region of Japan. It features drawer plates with auspicious symbols for good luck and longevity.