Guillermina Oriental Arts and Antiques
Vintage Japanese Kotatsu Stand

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1930: item # 1144369

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Vintage Japanese Kotatsu Stand

Small wooden table with slats on top to form a grid. Cylindrical legs at each of the four corners resting on a base of a framed square wood. Kotatsu were an integral part of a Japanese home. A ceramic container with coals was placed underneath and a quilt or coverlet placed over it and one can warm his or her feet this way. The use of these stands for that purpose evaporated with progress but has found a new function in modern homes as small decorative tables, footrests or stools. In good condition. Taisho period, c. 1930. Made of cypress and measures 14 1/2" wide x 19" high x 19" deep.

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