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Rare Large Edo Period Japanese Kannon Biraki Tansu

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1389523
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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Incredible Antique Japanese kannon biraki tansu (storage chest with hinged doors) made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with original deep brown lacquer finish. The interior consists of 10 drawers of various sizes made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. Each drawer has a square lock (with key) and warabite shaped drawer pulls. Extensive hand forged iron hardware on the exterior includes 9 hinges on each door, cross bracing and two locks (with key). Original finish and condition.

Mid Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 39 1/2" high x 49 3/4" wide x 27" deep.