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Antique Japanese Choba (merchant's tansu)
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Antique Japanese Choba (merchant's tansu)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 708551
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Antique Japanese merchant's chest (choba tansu), made of sugi (cryptomeria) wood with dark red lacquer finish, 4 exterior drawers and safe box with 2 small interior drawers, beautiful heavy iron hardware including elaborate bracing on front frame, wooden bracing on sides and back, from the Mikuni area, Edo Period (late 18th/early 19th century). Size: 32 1/2" high x 38" wide x 18" deep.