Pvt. Zentner Family Collection
Rare Japanese antique choba tansu made of keyaki (elm) wood. The top portion has a compartment with sliding panels and horizontal slats. The bottom portion of the chest has two safe boxes with heavy iron hardware, one opening to the left and one opening to the right. Inside each safe box is a series of four small kiri (paulownia) wood drawers. Between the safes are two keyaki drawers with heavy iron lock plates. This chest has 3 working keys and 2 hidden drawers.
Mid Edo Period
Size: 35 1/2" high x 35 3/4" wide x 17 3/4" deep.