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Antique Original Edo Period Japanese Choba (merchant's tansu)
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Antique Original Edo Period Japanese Choba (merchant's tansu)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1910: Item # 1309436
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Antique Japanese merchant's chest (choba tansu), made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with dark red lacquer finish, 4 exterior drawers and safe box with 2 small interior drawers. Beautiful heavy iron hardware including elaborate bracing on front frame, wooden bracing on sides and back. From the Mikuni area in Japan. Edo Period (late 18th Century. Stunning original Condition. Size: 32 1/2" high x 38" wide x 18" deep.