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Japanese Large 2-section 19 Drawer Merchant's Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 941559
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Beautiful Japanese antique 2-section merchant's chest, made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood, copper hardware including warabite shaped drawer pulls and corner bracing on each drawer, top section as 4 sliding panels with rounded horizontal slats which cover a large compartment with a single shelf (removable), the bottom section has four rows of four medium sized drawers under which is a single row of 3 larger drawers (total of 19 drawers), Meiji Period (1868-19120. Size: 65 3/4" high x 72" wide x 19" deep.