Japanese Antique Sugi Choba (Merchant's Tansu)
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1186766
The Zentner Collection
5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
|Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest). Made of sugi wood (Japanese cypress or cryptomeria). 6 drawers; one drawer has special fittings used for merchant supplies, bottom drawer has greater depth and size than others. Iron hardware on front of tansu, and side handles. Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 27.5" high x 16.25" wide x 13" deep.|