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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
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$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
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$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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$1,200.00
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.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1380920
The Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Antique Japanese small tansu chest made of kiri (paulownia) wood. It has six drawers of various sizes and a compartment with a small shelf covered by two sliding panels. Hardware is made of iron and includes warabite shaped drawer pulls, round lock plates, corner bracing and side handles.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 18 1/2" high x 23 1/4" wide x 11 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1380905
The Zentner Collection
$950.00
Antique Japanese single section tansu made with Persimmon hardwood panels with art deco style chevron motifs. The sliding pair of panels open by lotus motif metal pulls. Inside are two compartments, one open and the other with multi level interior shelving and a small drawer. The bottom of the chest holds two long drawers.

Dimensions: 45 1/2" x 16 1/2" x 24 1/2" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1380422
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$4,500.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) made with Keyaki (elm) burl front hardwood and hand-forged iron hardware and plating. The merchant's chest holds two drawers over a sliding pair of panel doors with open compartment inside. Below this are seven small and two large drawers, each with "warabite" shaped pulls and decorative iron corner hardware. The original finish compliments the dramatic, natural burl grain.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 30 1/2" L x 16...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1379723
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A massive Japanese solid Keyaki (elm) hardwood Kannon Biraki merchant's chest. Decorated with hand-forged iron plating, the motifs seen throughout the piece's hardware include the image of Ebisu, one of the Seven Lucky Gods of Fortune, proudly holding up a freshly caught fish, a large Mokko (melon) shaped lock on the front pair of doors, with flowers and pine trees adorning the drawer below in the form of its lock and handle plates. Inside the chest are six more drawers, with a secret compartmen...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1379505
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Antique Japanese single section tansu made with Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood in its original, natural wood finish. The piece holds 2 long drawers, decorated with round keyholes, metal pulls, and iron plates and handles on both its sides.

Taisho Period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 35" L x 14 3/4" D x 19" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1379502
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$750.00
Japanese clothing tansu constructed of natural finish Kiri wood (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood, the piece has two stacking sections and a Kiri wood base.The upper section holds two sliding doors and three small drawers while the lower unit holds the two largest drawers for folded kimonos and other clothing articles.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 35" L x 15" D x 39" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1379082
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$8,500.00
Japanese two section isho tansu (clothing chest) from the Sado Island area. Original dark reddish lacquer finish. With hand-forged iron hardware, decorative plating incised with motifs of cranes and turtles with many tails, both symbols of longevity. The lower unit holds a corner safe box with two small drawers concealed inside.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 41" L x 16" D x 41" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1378260
The Zentner Collection
$875.00
Unusual Japanese gyosho bako tansu (merchant's chest). With original red lacquer finish, this large piece holds three very deep drawers, each with squared kakute iron pulls on stylized pine tree mounts. The top drawer features a large central lock with flying crane motif, while the lower drawers feature chrysanthemum locks. The sides of the tansu also have two handles for traveling.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 22" W x 27" D x 39" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1378208
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$1,875.00
Japanese two section tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood with natural finish front drawers, and original black lacquered frame. The piece has pine tree shaped hand-forged iron lock plates, with warabite iron pulls. The locks are incised chrysanthemums and the corner hardware is fan iron plating. The piece holds a side lock box with a large decorative iron chrysanthemum plating and keyhole. Inside the box are two small drawers with triangular plates and round pulls. From the Sakata region.
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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376898
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$850.00
Antique Japanese ko tansu (small chest of drawers), constructed of Hinoki and Sugi wood, with Keyaki burl front sliding doors and Kiri front drawers below.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 36" L x 16" D x 26.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376188
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$1,850.00
Japanese two section tansu made with Kiri (paulownia) wood. The chest's four front drawers feature large, round Kiri wood mon (family crest) motif lock plates , while the Warabite style drawer pulls have small pierced plates below them in the style of a crane mon. The bottom section holds a small corner safe door with two small drawers inside.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 40 1/2" x 17 1/4" x 42" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376179
The Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Japanese two section clothing tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood. Decorated with classic round iron locks and handles. The lower section holds a corner safe box.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 37" x 16 1/2" x 43 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376133
The Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Japanese small choba tansu (merchant's chest) constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood, with 7 various size drawers and a middle pair of sliding door panels with metal pulls, containing an open compartment. The tansu has hand-forged iron round locks, drawer pulls and corner plating.

Dimensions: 26 1/4" x 13 1/4" x 27" H