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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
The Zentner Collection
$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
The Zentner Collection
$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
The Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
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
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376131
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Japanese ko tansu (small chest of drawers), constructed of Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cedar) wood, with hand-forged iron corner plates, locks, and drawer pulls. The chest holds 4 drawers of equal size. Original condition.

Dimensions: 31 3/4" x 16" D x 28 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376090
The Zentner Collection
$3,850.00
A Japanese single section Sendai tansu, constructed of Keyaki (elm) front panels and Sugi (cedar) sides, with original light finish and black lacquered frame. The drawers of this chest have large, decorative, hand-forged iron lock plates with floral motifs and mokko (melon) handles. The side of the chest has a safe door with 3 small Keyaki burl front drawers inside.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 46 3/4" x 19 1/4" x 35" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1376084
The Zentner Collection
$4,000.00
An unusualJapanese choba tansu (merchant's chest) constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with natural finish. This unusual piece contains a top compartment behind sliding panels as well as another below it, the lower compartment containing two shelves and a set of 3 small drawers with decorative locking plates, opened by kan (ring) pulls. The middle inner drawer contains a secret hidden compartment. All in original condition.

Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions : 33" x 18"...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1375749
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Japanese small choba tansu, constructed of Kiri (paulownia) and Sugi (cypress) natural finish wood. With hand-forged iron hardware and plates. The choba has hirute handles, with foliate edge motif lock plates, small pair of sliding middle doors with slats, and a corner bottom safe box with two small drawers inside.

Late Edo / Early Meiji Period (circa 1850's)

Dimensions: 23 3/4" x 14" x 24" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1375545
The Zentner Collection
$1,250.00
Japanese glass door cha tansu, made with Hinoki (cypress) and Sugi (cryptomeria) wood. The piece holds two inner shelves with glass front sliding doors to allow the objects within to be viewed from the outside, two Hinoki wood panel doors above this area with open compartment, and two drawers below with Mokko (melon) motif iron handles and decorative plates.

Dimensions: 33 1/2" L x 11" D x 42" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1375544
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Japanese small glass door display tansu, made with Hinoki (cypress) and Sugi (cryptomeria) wood. The piece holds two inner shelves with glass front sliding doors to allow the objects within to be viewed from the outside. With iron pulls.

Dimensions: 33 1/2" L x 11" D x 25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374930
The Zentner Collection
$1,950.00
Japanese small choba tansu, or chobako (merchant's chest) constructed of Kiri wood (paulownia) with all natural finish, hand-forged iron corner plates, handles, and round lock plates. The pieces holds 7 front doors in a variety of sizes, with a pair of sliding panel doors opened by foliate metal handles, and locked closed with an iron pin mechanism. The interior behind these doors holds a shelved compartment within.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24" x 12" x 22 1/2...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374569
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Japanese choba tansu, or merchant's chest. Constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with original finish. This small merchant's tansu holds 2 medium drawers with round locks on top, with 4 small drawers below, and the largest drawer along the bottom also with round lock. The center of the chest holds a storage compartment behind two sliding panel doors with metal pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 41" H x 17" x 14 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374394
The Zentner Collection
$575.00
Antique Japanese ko tansu, or small chest made of Sugi (cedar wood) with 9 drawers. Original finish and condition. Dates from Meiji period c1900.

Dimensions: 34" x 16.5" x 17"H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374390
The Zentner Collection
$2,250.00
Antique Japanese two section Kiri (paulownia) wood clothing tansu. The piece holds 4 drawers, with heavy, square iron pulls, and large round lock plates incised with 3 circle mon. Original, natural finish wood.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 35.5" L x 16.5" D x 47.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1374386
The Zentner Collection
$800.00
Japanese single section clothing tansu, with Kuri burl hardwood front drawers, iron lock plates with foliate edges, warabite pulls, fan-shaped iron corner hardware. The bottom corner has a safe door with round lock plate and ring pull. Inside are the two smallest drawers in the chest.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 34 1/4" x 15" x 18 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1374053
The Zentner Collection
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Antique Japanese bar tansu with dramatic natural Keyaki burl front hardwood. The locking bar has hand-forged iron bamboo motif plating; Its handle is a 16 petal chrysanthemum Imperial seal mon. The piece has 4 large drawers and a safe box containing 2 smaller drawers. Original condition lacquer finish.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24" x 12" x 24.5" H