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Japanese Antique Fune Tansu (Ship Safe)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 763176
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Antique Japanese fune tansu (ship safe box), made of keyaki (elm) wood with elaborate heavy iron work, safe box has hinged door which opens to the right to reveal 4 small kiri (paulownia) wood drawers of differing sizes (one of which has a chrysanthemum lock), the left hand door to the safe opens by sliding to the right revealing 2 small kiri wood drawers, one large external drawer on top with large lock, chrysanthemum iron work through out including raised blossoms on the corners of drawer and doors, comes with one key, bottom has nice original cross bracing, Edo Period. Size: 18 1/2" high x 21" wide x 17" deep.