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Japanese Keyaki Sakata Chobako (Merchant's Safe Box)

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Furniture: Pre 1900: Item # 914980
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Emeryville, CA 94608

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Beautiful Japanese antique chobako (merchant's safe box) made all of keyaki (elm) wood with original deep reddish-orange lacquer finish, dramatic keyaki burl wood used, extensive dove tail joinery, heavy copper hardware including elaborately cut lock plates, top portion has sliding panels that reveal 4 small drawers of different sizes, bottom portion has one larger exterior drawer and a drop in door that covers 2 more small interior drawers, has 2 keys, Edo Period. Size: 11 1/2" high x 22 1/2" wide x 16 1/4" deep.