This is a Japanese highly formal kimono worn only by a bride or at a stage performance called Ushikake. It is often heavily brocaded and is supposed to be worn outside the actual kimono and obi, as a sort of coat. One therefore never ties the obi around the uchikake. It is supposed to trail along the floor, this is also why it is heavily padded along the hem. The uchikake of the bridal costume is either white or very colorful often with red as the base color...
This is an authentic 2 section Japanese kimono storage chest. The top section has 2 front doors that open to reveal 6 removable kimono storage trays with 3 drawers and the bottom section has three large drawers. Because this is a good quality tansu, the thickness of drawers is 1.125 " thick. Its voluminous storage combined with its elegant beauty helps bridge the design of elegance and functionality. It measures that 65 " tall, 41.75 " wide, 17.75 " deep.
This is an authentic Japanese silver sailing boat with stand and original glass case. It has incredible details and has a stamp on the side "Starling 960". Boat is attached to the stand. It measures that 12.75 " tall, 14.25 " wide, 9.13" deep.
This is a Japanese Oki Mizuya tansu, tea chest. This is a chest specifically used in Chado for the preparation as well as the conclusion of the tea ceremony. It measures that 45.25 "tall, 33.75 " wide, 15 " deep. It was made entirely of Japanese Cypress wood (known as Hinoki) with subtle accents of bamboo trim. The bronze drawer handles blend perfectly with the beautiful color tone of the wood...
This is a Japanese tea ceremony chest called Oki Mizuya Tansu used during the preparation as well as the conclusion of a tea ceremony. It was constructed of Cypress (Hinoki) wood and Bamboo. It measures that 53.5 " tall, 33.5 " wide, 15.25 " deep.
This is an American coffee table, made by Bau in Los Angels. It measures that 19.13 " tall, 61.75 " wide, 45.5 " deep.
This 2 section merchant chest or Choba Dansu is from Showa 58 (1983) according to some writing found on a drawer. It measures 61.75" high by 48.5" wide by 17" deep. It is made of Katsura, Keyaki (Zelkova) and plywood. The Choba Dansu was used by merchants and was traditionally used in shops to impress customers with their multiple drawers, sliding doors and lots of hardware.