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Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Todana (Book Storage) Keyaki Meiji Period

Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Todana (Book Storage) Keyaki Meiji Period


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1462008
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
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 $975.00 
An antique Japanese Todana Tansu (book storage chest) made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria). All original bronze and hand forged Iron hardware including the stylized Mokko handles. Two sets of sliding doors behind which spacious storage was used to keep books. Two side by side drawers at the bottom for additional storage. Constructed using through mortise and tenon Japanese joinery and hardened wooden nails.

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 34 5/8" Wide by 33 3/8" High by 15 3/4" Deep