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Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Kotansu (Personal Storage) Kiri Meiji

Antique Japanese Tansu Chest Kotansu (Personal Storage) Kiri Meiji


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 1463140
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 $1,650.00 
An antique Japanese Tansu called Kotansu (personal storage chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite handles. Unique double upper drawer merchant chest style in a smaller footprint. A combination of 6 drawers of varying sizes and a pair of sliding doors that hide a convenient storage area. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails. It would make an elegant side chest or night stand.

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 24" Wide by 25 1/2" High by 15" Deep