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Japanese Antique 2-Section Kansai Isho Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1091666
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Antique Japanese isho tansu (clothing chest) in two sections. The top section has sliding panels made of chestnut and keyaki burl under which is a series of 5 drawers (3 small and 2 medium sized). The bottom section 3 large drawers, 2 medium sized drawers on the left side and 3 small drawers on the lower right side. The front of the tansu is made of kiri (paulownia) wood and sides are made of sugi (cryptomeria). Iron hardware includes moko shaped handles, side handles and round lock plates. Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 62 3/4" high x 35" wide x 15 1/2" deep.