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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1390297
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$2,850.00
Antique Japanese single section mizuya (kichten chest). Made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with dark keyaki (elm) wood burl panels. The left side of the tansu has a compartment opened by sliding doors with vertical slats. The right portion of the chest has a smaller compartment opened by sliders with decorative cut outs and wire mesh. Below these compartments are 8 drawers of various sizes all with keyaki wood fronts and round iron drawer pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1389871
Zentner Collection
$8,000.00
Antique Japanese kura tansu (warehouse storage chest). Made of keyaki (elm) wood with iron hardware. The top portion has a large compartment covered by sliding panels with vertical slats. The bottom portion has another compartment covered by sliding panels with horizontal and vertical slats. Heavy wooden braces for strength on sides and back of chest.

Late Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 35 1/2" high x 35 3/4" wide x 19 3/4"deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1389869
Zentner Collection
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A rare antique Japanese karuma tansu (wheeled chest) originally used for storage. Made out of keyaki (elm) wood with hand forged iron hardware in very good original condition. Large sliding panels open to reveal an open shelf on the right side with a hidden storage area under the shelf. The left hand side has an open shelf with 4 drawers tucked underneath. Symmetrical uniform wooden horizontal bracing on the sides and back of tansu. Gorgeous original finish and patina. Unusual to find one ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1389523
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Incredible Antique Japanese kannon biraki tansu (storage chest with hinged doors) made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with original deep brown lacquer finish. The interior consists of 10 drawers of various sizes made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. Each drawer has a square lock (with key) and warabite shaped drawer pulls. Extensive hand forged iron hardware on the exterior includes 9 hinges on each door, cross bracing and two locks (with key). Original finish and condition.

Mid E...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1388591
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Japanese Antique keyaki (em) wood isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sendai area. Top portion of the chest has two small drawers (a rare configuration). There are 7 exterior drawers of various sizes and a safe box with a hinged door (with key) covering three small interior drawers. Hardware includes large lock plates with chrysanthemum mon and ornate pierced carved leaves.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35" high x 46 3/4" wide x 17" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1388588
Zentner Collection
$1,350.00
Antique Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with hand-forged iron hardware and plates. The upper unit holds two drawers with two iron pulls each. The lock plate of each drawer overlaid with brass turtle and kiri leaves. The lower unit holds two staggered larger drawers with small safe door.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 37 1/4" x 16" x 39 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1388506
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) with negoro lacquer finish (distressed red and black lacquer). Made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood. This chest has 10 drawers of various sizes and a compartment opened by sliding panels with one interior shelf. Extensive iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls. From the Matsumoto area of Japan.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 41 1/2" high x 31 1/2" wide x 14" deep
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1386817
Zentner Collection
$2,750.00
Japanese antique single section mizuya (kitchen tansu for storage). Made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with original deep brown lacquer finish. The right hand side of the chest has a compartment covered by a pair of sliding panels with keyaki wood details, open work carving and wire for ventilation. The largest compartment is covered with sliding panels with keyaki details and vertical slats. The inside of each of these compartments has one shelf. A series of 8 small drawers occupy t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1386414
Zentner Collection
$1,850.00
Japanese antique small ko tansu (personal chest) made all of kiri (paulownia) wood with black lacquered iron hardware. This small chest has 7 drawers of various sizes; 2 large drawers on the top portion, 2 medium drawers and 2 small drawers on the lower portion. The hardware is all made of blackened iron and includes round lock plates and square drawer pulls.

Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 21 3/4" high x 24 3/4" wide x 13" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1385525
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Antique Japanese 2 section isho tansu (clothing chest) constructed of Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood. With hand-forged iron lock plates, hardware, and handles. The upper section of the piece holds two open compartments side by side, and five shallow drawers of various size. One side of the chest has a lift-away door and the other with pair of sliding door panels framed with shou sugi ban panels. The lower section of the tansu holds five drawers for clothing and three drawers for small t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383939
Zentner Collection
$1,100.00
Japanese two section clothing tansu, constructed with natural finish Kiri (paulownia) wood. Original condition. The four drawers with classic design of round iron hand-forged locks and pair of warabite drawer pulls, iron corner hardware and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36 3/4" L x 16 1/2" D x 40 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1383904
Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1383902
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Japanese isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers, constructed with Persimmon wood front drawers and a Sugi (cedar) frame and interior. The tansu holds four long drawers with metal pulls and round keyholes with floral plating. The sides of the piece are built with handles to carry and transport the tansu. Original condition with kanji inscription on backside of chest.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 33 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 34" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1383749
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Japanese small merchant's chest, or chobako, with 3 recessed drawers under one long drawer running along the top of the piece. To the side are a small drawer and lock box with two small drawers hidden away inside. The piece has all hand-forged iron hardware and plating.

Dimensions: 24" L x 12 1/2" D x 16 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1382800
Zentner Collection
$2,000.00
Japanese gifu choba tansu made with Hinoki and Sugi wood and hand-forged iron hardware including Hirute drawer pulls and plating. The sliding panels with slats open to a spacious interior. The bottom of the chest holds two drawers recessed behind a locking bar, and a safe door with two small drawers inside. Original finish.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35" L x 16 1/2" D x 37 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1382496
Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Antique Japanese small tansu chest made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. The chest is configured with seven drawers of various sizes: 3 small drawers above 2 medium drawers above 2 large drawers. Black iron hardware includes 7 round lock plates, circular corner bracing and square drawer pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 23 1/4" high x 27" wide x 13" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1381073
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An unusual vintage Japanese Choa tansu with Keyaki burl front hardwood panels. The chest is decorated with highly ornate floral motifs and filigree seen through the iron plating and hardware. Each drawer and compartment has a black lacquered interior. The tansu has side handles for transport. dates from Showa c1950

Dimensions: 21 1/2" x 13" x 31" H
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1930 item #1380923
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Japanese small tansu chest, made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. Nicely constructed with thick kiri wood used for the drawer interiors, making them slide easily. 6 drawers of various sizes and one compartment with an interior shelf closed by a hinged door. Simple bronze hardware with warabite shaped drawer pulls.

Taisho Period

Dimensions: 21 1/2" high x 24" wide x 13 1/2" deep.