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Antique Japanese Kasane Isho Tansu 2 section with Secret Compartment

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Furnishings: Furniture: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1340196

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This is a 2 section antique Japanese kimono chest called Kanto Kasane Tansu. It measures 40.75 "tall, 37" wide, 16.5" deep. Made entirely of Paulownia wood (Kirinoki), it has a secret box hidden behind the lower drawer hidden behind the hinged door on the lower right corner of the piece. The iron fittings were all hand made and original. Its age is from the 1880's to 1890's (mid Meiji era).