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Antique Japanese Iwayado Tansu with Phoenix and Fu Dogs

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1367086
Zentner Collection
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese tansu from the Iwayado area. Made with Sugi (cypress) wood frame and dramatic Keyaki (elm) burl front panels, in original red/orange lacquer finish. The extensive iron plating is incised into flowers and Kiri leaves; The top drawer features a large flying Phoenix as its lock plate. The two drawers below are kept secure by the original lock bar with working key included; To the right is a hinged door with a large iron Fu Dog lock plate, holding two Keyaki front lacquered drawers within. Very heavy.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 45.25" L x 18" D x 37.5" H