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Japanese Antique Rare Large All Keyaki Sendai Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1910: Item # 1142674
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Antique Japanese rare large oshi-ire isho tansu from the Sendai area of Japan, (Oshi-ire refers to the closet which housed such large chests and exposed only the front of the cabinet, guests were seated in front of such chests to honor them, unusually large construction with double drawers across the top, beautiful all keyaki (elm) wood with burl wood on drawer fronts and keyaki wood frame, translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware includes large square shaped lock plates with raised scenes of figures and musical instruments, warabite shaped drawer pulls with tiny impressed kiri design and ribbon shaped back plates, safe box on right side with large raised iron lock plate and two interior keyaki wood drawers, late Meiji Period. Size: 35 1/2" high x 59 1/2" wide x 17 3/4" deep.