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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1280232
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$4,750.00
Antique Japanese tansu from the Sendai region, made of keyaki wood with red lacquered top and sides, ornate iron hardware such as mokko (melon) shaped handles, large round lockplates with incised designs (the top lock has pierced floral side designs) and a side lockbox. Size: 33" height, 45.5" width, 17.25" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1920 item #1278186
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Antique Japanese Two Section Kansai area Choba Tansu. Many drawers, and two sets of sliding panels. Miniature version of a regular size two section tansu, making this piece rare for its size. Beautifully finished hinoke wood throughout tansu, with dark iron locks, handles, and fixtures. Tansu comes with original key that unlocks door on bottom right. Good condition, and wonderful rich color of wood. Wonderful Original Condition from Kansai Area. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 48 1/2" H...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1277507
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Antique Japanese single section tansu made from kiri wood, with a nice, deep red lacquer applied to the top, sides, and back. It has simple, round locks incised with tiny sun designs and warabite handles on attractive pierced backings. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 36" height, 42" length, 17" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1277192
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Antique Japanese beautifully contrasted light kiri wood tansu with iron locks, hardware and flower lock fixtures. Tansu has a deep brown/maroon colored lacquered frame. Beautiful tansu, drawers slide easily. Meiji Period (1868-1912) Dimensions: 37" High, 34 1/2" Wide, 17" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1276560
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Fantastic Japanese choba tansu, or merchant's chest, made from keyaki wood with a gorgeous original semi-matte red finish. It has many drawers for storage with simple iron hardware of a squared form (besides the handles, whose shape is called 'warabite') and two sets of sliding door panels with a middle lock. Meiji period circa 1900 Size:40.5" height, 36" width, 17" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1276554
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Antique Japanese two-section Cho-ba tansu (merchants chest) made from hinoki (cypress) wood. Its top section has two large sliding panels with beautiful molded handles and three small drawers. The bottom section have multiple drawers, some with brass keyholes that have been etched with attractive designs, and two more sets of sliding panels. The bottom, slatted panels hide a secret compartment with a small storage drawer. Early 20th century-Taisho Period Size: 60" height, 35.5" width, 14.75" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1276541
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A set of two Japanese antique tansu comprised of two sections, with attractive burl wood sliding panels, kiri wood fronts with iron mokko ("melon") handles and round lockplates. One of the tansu has a bottom lockbox with two drawers concealed inside, from the Kansai area of Japan. Meiji period (1868-1912) Size of Each: 63" height, 35.5" width, 16" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1276434
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$3,500.00
Unique and rare Antique Japanese Tansu opens up from middle by two doors, revealing three shelves and two large drawers at bottom. Beautiful iron hardware and lock. Made of 100% solid Keyaki wood, has a rich wood grain and patina. Original finish in wonderful condition. Edo Period (1603-1868) Dimensions: 30.5" Tall, 21.25" Wide, 16" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1276311
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Antique Japanese tansu, made with beautiful all keyaki (elm) wood on the front including sliding panels and drawers of dramatic burl, iron hardware including round lock plates on drawers and warabite shaped drawer pulls, the top portion of the chest has a compartment covered by sliding panels, the lower portion of the chest has three drawers, Meiji Period. Size: 33 3/4" high x 34 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1276099
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Antique Japanese tansu with two sliding doors with large burl panels and a central lock, three small and three larger drawers, with burl wood fronts and sakura (cherry blossom) shaped locks. Size: 28.5" height, 34.5" width, 15.5" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1273129
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Antique Japanese karuma tansu, or wheeled chest, made from keyaki (elm) wood with a deep red lacquer finish, featuring an unusual back and sides with horizontal slats. The front features two sets of large drawers with vertical locking bars and a corner safebox. Set of keys included. Edo period (1615-1867) Size: 47" High 54" Long X 29" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1272974
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Beautiful antique Japanese single-section tansu from Sado Island, its front frame entirely covered by iron work. It has two large main drawers with large rectangular lockplates, the top incised with a crane and the bottom with the image of two turtles, referencing the old saying Tsuru Sen-nen, Kame Man-nen (as the crane lives one thousand years, the tortoise ten thousand years) to represent longevity. The large drawers have two warabite handles mounted on rectangular backings, and bold triangula...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1270734
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$3,000.00
Rare Japanese small Tansu made with Keyaki wood with multible small drawers. A locking bar fastens vertically in front of tansu secures the drawers. Dated inscription on bottom reads year 1766, " Meiwa 3" Edo Period: 1766 Dimensions: 16.5" Tall, 20" Wide, 12" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1270469
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$2,750.00
Japanese antique cha tansu (tea chest), made with beautiful keyaki (elm) wood burl on panels, top 2 sliding panels are made of a lighter color hardwood burl, all panels are trimmed in persimmon wood. One drop in panel with an interesting walnut shaped pull. The chest has a total of 7 drawers of different sizes. Glass sliding panels cover a compartment with stepped shelves for display. Copper slider pulls have little dragons. Meiji Period. Size: 47 1/4" high x 34 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1269135
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A rare Keyaki Sakata ko tansu used to store fine netsuke's organize secure fashion. Intricate compartmentalized make up each drawer in an organized manner. Original finish in excellent condition. Custom fabricated in-house stand made Iron that allows the chest to "float" off the ground.

Meiji Period Dimensions: 19" High (with Stand) 12 3/4" High X 19 3/4" Wide X 15 3/4" Deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Pre 1900 item #1267657
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Rare antique Japanese two-section choba tansu (merchant's chest), made of exceptionally beautiful keyaki (elm) burl hardwood. Rare Keyaki hardwood. Top section has large compartment with sliding panels and one interior shelf, below this are two small drawers. The bottom section has one full width drawer over a large compartment with sliding panels on the left and a vertical row of three small drawers on the right, below this is a horizontal row of two more small drawers. The very bottom o...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1264529
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Japanese three-section kimono tansu made from kiri wood, its mid and bottom section has five long drawers with round metal lockplates that slide open to reveal a keyhole, and two warabite handles adorned with flora. The topmost section of the tansu has two smaller drawers with a single handle each, topped with two sliding panel doors, opening to a shelved interior and two more small drawers with adorable twin fish handle pulls. Size: 61.5" height, 45.5" width, 16" depth
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1264316
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$2,450.00
Japanese antique two section isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), made of sugi (cedar) wood and finished all over with an opaque black lacquer, beautiful ornate raised iron hardware included four lock plates each with a different design depicting birds and pines, the bottom lock plate has a turtle, the bottom section has a safe compartment in the lower right hand side, inside the safe are two small drawers, Sakata Area, Meiji Period (1868-1912) Size: 39" high x 33 1/4" wide x 16" de...