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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1401302
Zentner Collection
$650.00
Japanese small Kiri (paulownia) tansu, with pair of sliding panels concealing a shelved interior compartment, and five drawers of various size with metal pulls and locks. Original condition and finish.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 24" L x 12" D x 19" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1910 item #1401144
Zentner Collection
$1,950.00
Antique Japanese tansu with 7 exterior drawers of various sizes. The lower right hand side has a safe box door with 2 small interior drawers. Made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. Hardware includes warabite shaped drawer pulls, heavy lock plates and hinges.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 23 1/2" high x 28 1/2" wide x 14 1/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1401140
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Rare Antique Japanese karuma or wheeled tansu chest of drawers, constructed with solid quartered sawn Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood in original red lacquer finish, with decorative heavy iron plates and mounts. The upper section of the piece appears to hold two long drawers behind a locking bar, but is really four drawers. The lower section has two long drawers behind another locking bar, each bar with decorative plating. The safe box door opens to four small interior drawers with bold Keyaki grain, ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1400790
Zentner Collection
$1,050.00
Japanese 3 section kimono tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood in its original, natural finish. The top unit has three medium size drawers underneath two sliding panels. The left upper compartment with single shelf and the right upper compartment with the two smallest drawers below a shelf space. The two lower sections are comprised of 3 drawers each.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions: 45 3/4" L x 16" D x 61" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1400547
Zentner Collection
$3,100.00
Antique Japanese single section mizuya (kichten chest). Made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood frame with Sugi (cedar) sides. The upper section have two pairs of sliding panels. The top panels are all wood while the lower panels have inset frosted glass. The bottom section of the chest has two large sliding panels with decorative cut outs . There are fourteen drawers of varying size surrounding the larger compartment of the bottom piece, opened by iron pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-19...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1399908
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Japanese solid Keyaki isho tansu from the Sendai region. With original deep red lacquer finish. The interior of the drawers done in black lacquer. With black iron hardware incised with floral motifs, large lock plates with chrysanthemums and open work scrolling leaves, the small corner safe door adorned with a round open work iron plate with peonies and scrolling leaves, opening to two small interior drawers for precious keepsakes.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1399871
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Antique Japanese choba tansu made of solid quartered sawn keyaki (zalkova) wood with burl wood front. The upper portion of the tansu has a large full-width drawer and another full-width drawer on the bottom. The right hand side has three small exterior drawers. The middle section has sliding panels with unusually fine vertical slats. The interior has 3 small drawers in a vertical row. All original lacquer finish and iron hardware including square drawer pulls and elaborately cut out lock pl...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1399684
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Rare Japanese Sado Island fune tansu, also known as a captions ship safe. Made of solid quartered sawn Keyaki (zelkova wood) burl construction with heavy hand-forged iron plates and mounts. The front of the piece with a drawer above a pull-out panel, opened by Kakute handles. The bottom panels pulls away to reveal four interior drawers surrounding a second pull-out panel, all with Hirute handles. The middle panel opens to a safe keeping box with heavy iron lock and hardware. The smallest drawer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1396997
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Rare large Japanese locking bar tansu made of solid gorgeous quartered sawn Keyaki (elm) hardwood. Finished in its original translucent lacquer finish with a black lacquer frame and dark red lacquer front, top, and sides. The unusual configuration of the chest has not one but two symmetrical hinged safe doors on the left and right sides, two recessed drawers in the center with a locking bar running vertically in front of them, ornate hand-forged iron plates and mounts with Kiri leaf mon, and var...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1396411
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Japanese 2 section Kiri (paulownia) isho tansu, or clothing chest of drawers. With hand forged iron hardware and pulls with chrysanthemum studs beneath. The top and sides of each section are branded with a medicine gourd bottle signature.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 33 3/4" x 15 3/4" x 41 3/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1920 item #1396366
Zentner Collection
$1,650.00
Japanese 2-section kimono tansu made all of this kiri (paulownia) wood. Original pale finish. Wood is cut so thick and fits together so perfectly that the interior of this piece is air tight. The top portion has sliding panels covering a personal compartment with a shelf and two small drawers on the right and two shelves on the left. One of the small interior drawers has writing on the inside with presumably the maker's name and two keys. Below this is a series of 7 stacked full-width drawer...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395469
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Japanese two section tansu made of Kiri (paulownia) natural finish wood. With hand forged iron hardware incised with motifs of cherry blossoms and fans.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 34 1/2" x 15 3/4" x 40 1/2"
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1395015
Zentner Collection
$6,500.00
Japanese two section futon tansu made with solid Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood. The top section holds a large open compartment behind two sliding Keyaki burl front panels with openwork carvings. Below are three drawers with mokko shaped iron pulls. The bottom section has another pair of sliding panels with horizontal slats. Behind the left panel are two large drawers and behind the right panel are two drawers and a small safe door with ornate iron plates, holding a third drawer inside. Beautiful or...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394972
Zentner Collection
$4,500.00
An unusual Japanese Keyaki burl front bar tansu. The drawer faces are each labeled in Japanese kanji. The top "drawer" is actually a lift away panel. The middle two drawers are slightly recessed behind a vertical locking bar with ornate iron plates. The lowermost drawer face has a middle iron lock plate continuously below the locking bar. When the bar is removed, more kanji is written in sumi ink, possibly with the identity of the original owner. With iron kakute squared drawer pulls and iron ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394727
Zentner Collection
$6,775.00
Antique Japanese rare karuma tansu (wheeled chest). Made of solid quartered sawn keyaki (zelkova) wood with hand forged iron hardware. The upper portion of the chest has a large compartment opened by sliding panels with horizontal slats and heavy iron latch. The bottom portion has one large drawer. There is a small hidden compartment between the two portions of the chest. Gorgeous original finish with beautiful patina.

Mid Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 30 1/2" high x...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1900 item #1394471
Zentner Collection
$1,500.00
Japanese Kiri Ko tansu with lock bar. Original red lacquer finish with hand forged iron plates and mounts. Safe box in corner conceals two small drawers within.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 24 1/2" L x 13 3/4" D x 19 1/4" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394372
Zentner Collection
$2,950.00
Antique Japanese choba tansu made of keyaki (elm) wood. The top portion has two small drawers. The middle portion has a compartment opened by sliding panels with horizontal slats. The slats are made of quarter sawn keyaki wood which dramatically accents the striped quality of the wood grain. Below this is a single large drawer. The hardware is made of iron and includes round lock plates.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 31" high x 24" wide x 14 3/4" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Furniture : Pre 1900 item #1394275
Zentner Collection
$795.00
Antique Japanese single section isho tansu (clothing chest) made of kiri (paulownia) wood. Iron hardware includes warabite shaped drawer pulls and round lock plates. There are two large exterior drawers. In the bottom right hand corner is a safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 20" high x 37" wide x 16 1/4" deep.