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Antique Japanse Medicinal Gyosho Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1226213
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A four drawer lacquered gyosho tansu. The tansu has metal work advertising the medicine the peddling merchant was selling. The medicine, soge-nuki kusuri (written on the box) aids in removing splinters. The medicine was made by Shiota Nadaya Juzaemon who was based near Takabashi, Shinbashi in Osaka city. Age: Late Edo to Meiji Period Size: Length 13.25" Width 17.75" Height 30"