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Japanese Tansu Chest Kotansu (Personal Storage) Kiri Taisho Furniture

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1455549
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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An antique Japanese tansu chest known as a Kotansu (for personal storage) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. Original bronze hardware. Six drawers of various sizes for organization and storage. Two sliding doors with a shelf behind. Constructed using hardened wood nails. It would make a practical side table or a nightstand.

Age: Late Meiji-Taisho (1910-1920)

Dimensions: 23 3/4" Wide by 19 1/4" High by 11 5/8" Deep