Kiku Imports Japanese Tansu, Furniture and Antiques
All Items : Popular Collectibles : Cultural : Japanese : Pre 2000 item #1379802 (stock #11A1)
Kiku Imports
This is a mid century Japanese 2 section Kamo Kimono Tansu. It measures that 67.75 " tall, 41.75 " wide, 18.13 " deep. It was made using 100% Paulownia (Kirinoki) wood and it originated in the Kamo region of Japan. Tansu made in this area use the highest grade of Paulownia wood that comes from the snow country mountains of Aizu. This cold region provides a slow growth environment for the trees resulting in a strong wood that is both dense and heavy with a beautiful consistent grain...