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Japanese Antique Hinoki Choba Tansu (Merchant's Chest)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1308608
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest for storage), made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with natural wax finish and lovely patina. 7 drawers of differing sizes, one compartment with sliding panels, on the lower right side is a small safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers. Original iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls. Meiji Period (1868 - 1912) Size: 28 3/4" high x 29 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" deep.