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Antique Japanese Yonezawa Tansu Lacquer Kuri Meiji

Antique Japanese Yonezawa Tansu Lacquer Kuri Meiji

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Directory: Antiques: Furnishings: Furniture: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1900: Item # 1483819
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5757 Horton Street
Emeryville, CA 94608

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An antique Japanese Yonezawa Tansu made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the stylized Gunbai handles and Urushi lacquer finish. Six drawers of varying sizes used for kimono, obi and accessory storage. Hinged security door hides 3 drawers where valuables were kept. Round lock plates feature the family crest of the original owner. Two sets of side handles, one pair used for long distance carrying and the other set used for Tansu placement.

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: Depth 17", Height 35 1/2", Length 45 1/2"