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Japanese Antique Keyaki Wood Choba Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1171353
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Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made of keyaki (elm) wood with original dark brown translucent lacquer finish, beautiful grain with some swirling burl used on sliding panels, two compartments with sliding panels, one compartment with drop in panel door, 6 drawers of various sizes, iron hardware with round lock plates on drawers and warabite shaped pulls, the smallest drawer has a handle shaped as a money bag, late Meiji Period. Size: 28 3/4" high x 24 1/2" wide x 14" deep.