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Japanese Antique 2-Section Choba Tansu with Locking Bar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1045292
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Japanese 2 section choba tansu from Makuni, kiri (paulownia) wood, very beautiful deep red translucent lacquer finish, top section has pair of sliding panels to a compartment with one shelf, below this is a row of three small drawers, bottom section has series of 5 drawers all locked in place by an unusually long locking bar (bo), a safe box in the lower right hand corner contains 2 small interior drawers. Wonderful heavy iron hardware including hirute shaped drawer pulls. Comes with 2 keys. Edo Period. Size: 64 1/2" high x 34 3/4" wide x 17" deep.