Japanese antique large 3 piece cha display tansu, ornately carved all over with birds and flowers and with deep blue lacquer panels decorated with bone inlaid scenes of a maiden with two children as well as more birds and flowers on other panels. The upper portion of the tansu has two cabinet doors on either side of a compartment with two sliding panels. In the middle section of the chest are six shelves of different sizes which are staggered at different intervals for display. To the lower right of this is another compartment with two cabinet doors. Below this are three drawers in a horizontal line. The very bottom of the chest is made up of a curved base, also very ornately carved. Meiji Period.
(1868 - 1912)
Size: 75 1/2" high x 49 1/2" (41 1/2" wide in the middle) x 15" deep.