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Japanese Antique Keyaki Choba (Merchant's Tansu)
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Japanese Antique Keyaki Choba (Merchant's Tansu)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1092663
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Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), keyaki (elm) wood front, sugi (cryptomeria) wood frame, 2 drawers on top, 6 drawers of various sizes on bottom portion, middle portion has sliding panels with horizontal slats of keyaki wood with sugi wood panels, behind sliding panel on right hand side are two shelves and two small interior drawers with keyaki wood fronts and iron hardware, behind the sliding panel on the left side is one interior shelf, extensive iron hardware on front of tansu including warabite shaped drawer pulls and round lock plates on every drawer, Meiji Period (1868-1912). Size: 42 1/2" high x 35 1/2" wide x 17" deep.