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Antique Japanese Two-Section Hinoki Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1276554
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Antique Japanese two-section Cho-ba tansu (merchants chest) made from hinoki (cypress) wood. Its top section has two large sliding panels with beautiful molded handles and three small drawers. The bottom section have multiple drawers, some with brass keyholes that have been etched with attractive designs, and two more sets of sliding panels. The bottom, slatted panels hide a secret compartment with a small storage drawer. Early 20th century-Taisho Period Size: 60" height, 35.5" width, 14.75" depth