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Japanese Antique Edo Period Tansu with Locking Bar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1248299
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Antique Japanese storage tansu with locking bar, made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with original deep reddish translucent lacquer finish, two large drawers lock by vertical locking bar with beautiful heavy iron hardware of a koi jumping up a waterfall, the drawers themselves have square iron handles and corner reinforcements in the form of raised seed pods. The lower portion of the chest has sliding panels with vertical slats which slide open to reveal an open compartment on the left and three small interior drawers on the left. Edo Period. Size: 35 1/2" high x 36" wide x 16 3/4" deep.