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Unusual Japanese Gyosho Tansu (back pack chest)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1910: Item # 1333869
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Unusual and rare Antique Japanese gyosho bako (merchant's back pack chest). Two Sliders open up to 2 shelves. Many Uniform drawers on the bottom with iron hardware. Braided shoulder straps for carrying on ones back. Translation of calligraphy on the back: Meiji 32 (1900) March 8, Yuri Gun (county) Honsho Machi, Ito Gonshichi (owner's name), Yamagon (shop name), Ge-Go-Go (number of the unit: lower No. 5). Size: 34" high x 29 3/4" wide x 14 1/4" deep.