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Antique Japanese Choba Tansu Kiri Meiji Era

Antique Japanese Choba Tansu Kiri Meiji Era

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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1483503
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite style handles. 2 sliding doors with 5 drawers. Spacious storage area behind the doors with a split level shelf where business books and records were stored by the store owner.

This would make a perfect side chest or bedside nightstand.

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 30" Wide by 21 5/8" High by 15" Deep