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Small Kiri Tansu

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1930: Item # 1173824
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A small tansu done in kiri or paulownia wood. Five drawers of various size, a small two panel sliding door, and single panel door. The tansu contains an inscription on the back and on the left side of the tansu. The back simply states the surname, Tsukiyama and where the tansu was located which is, the Town of Yaizu in the district Nakamachi (in present day Shizuoka Prefecture). The side of the tansu contains an inscription stating the tansu was to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Yaizu Fisheries Association. Age: Tiasho Age (c1910) Size: Height: 21.5" Length: 23.8" Width: 13.5"