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Antique Japanese Choba Tansu Kiri Edo Era

Antique Japanese Choba Tansu Kiri Edo Era

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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1483501
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made entirely of old growth Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original patina and hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite style handles. Designed with 6 exterior drawers, 2 sliding doors and a hinged security door that hides 2 interior drawers. A spacious storage area and shelf behind the sliding doors stored the merchant's books and business records.

Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)

Dimensions: 31" Wide by 31" High by 16 5/8" Deep