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Japanese Antique Small Kannon Biraki Chest

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1369173
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Antique Japanese unusually small kannon biraki (hinged doors) tansu chest made of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top portion of the chest opens to reveal a compartment with a single shelf. The bottom portion has two exterior drawers. Elaborate iron hardware is like that of a larger kannon biraki chest and includes heavy hinges and cross bracing on the doors with an ivy leaf mon (crest).

Edo Period (early 1800's)

Dimensions: 16 1/4" high x 19 1/4" wide x 10" deep.