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Japanese Antique 2-section Cha Tansu with Burl Wood

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1940: Item # 1095735

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Japanese Antique 2-section Cha Tansu with Burl Wood
Antique Japanese cha tansu (tea chest) in 2 sections, made of chestnut wood with keyaki (elm) wood burl on front. Top section has large compartment with 4 sliding panels, a smaller similar compartment with 2 sliders and lovely natural wood detail, below this is a stepped open shelf, to the right are two display compartments one with glass sliding panels and one with glass door (with black lacquer frame) which also has a glass shelf and glass window in the right side of chest; to the left are two small drawers with brass handles. The bottom section of the cha tansu has a large compartment with 2 sliding panels on the left and a compartment with opening door on the right, below this is a series of 5 drawers of various sizes. The piece has a great overall Art Deco feeling. Taisho Period. Size: 59 1/2" high x 34 3/4" wide x 14" deep.

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