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Original Antique Japanese Kiri Two Door Gyosho Bako
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Original Antique Japanese Kiri Two Door Gyosho Bako

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1920: Item # 1306123
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Original Antique Japanese gyosho bako (merchant's chest) made from kiri (paulownia) wood with a red lacquer finish. Its front features two doors on iron hinges, with iron fan shaped corner hardware and locks. Many drawers of varying size and handle styles sit within. The sides of the box have iron rings for a merchant to attach straps and carry. Original condition and glowing finish. Wonderful piece. Edo age (1615-1868) Size: 34" height, 11.75" width, 22" depth