All of the black lacquer sides are embellished with gold paintings of shochikubai - the Japanese three elements of happiness: pine, bamboo and plum blossoms. The handles are in the shape of the moko (melon). There are also pine saplings and cranes, a Japanese symbol of strength and longevity. All drawers as well as the single door open and close smoothly.Black lacquer finish and hand painted gold designs are in very good condition with exception to some minor loss at the bottom as well as a repaired black section on the back or the top (see pictures 9 & 10). Long with a century old warm patina t. His chest remains in very good. Please enjoy the enlarged pictures to see the aged character of this 110 yr old miniature tansu. Chest measures 7 1/2" wide by 8 1/2'' tall by 3 1/4" deep (10 x 21.5 x 8 cm). A very warm accent for your home or office. Great as a desk top organizer or stand alone art piece.
Please enjoy the enlarged pictures to get a full appreciation of the fine. Gold artwork on black lacquer. Wood on its century old original patina.You'll love it, I guarantee it......... Sailerking and the Shogun's Gallery of Portland, Oregon have been in the Japanese antique business for over 38 years, and highly value our customers. Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed.
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See photos and descriptions for condition. The item "ANTIQUE 110 yr old JAPANESE MEIJ ERA GIRLS MINATURE 6 DRAWER ISHO TANSU CHEST" is in sale since Saturday, April 17, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Boxes".
The seller is "sailerking" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.