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Beautiful Original Antique Japanese Two Section Kannon Biraki Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1357444
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese two section Kannon Biraki tansu, made with Kiri (paulownia) wood, original red lacquer finish. The top section houses two large drawers behind a pair of double hinged doors. Decorations of iron hardware include a charming heart shaped lock within a single iron ring and strips of iron across the front of each door, with chrysanthemum shaped studs. The lower section also holds two drawers with iron locks, as well as a safe compartment in its bottom corner. Inside its safe are three small drawers as well as a special hidden compartment!

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 37.5" L x 17" W x 41.5" H