Known as a kiri-kodansu (small personal tansu chest), this tansu chest was made of solid paulownia kiri wood and used over 95 years ago in the late Taisho Era c. There are seven drawers as well as a large two door opening area at the top for which was probably used for books or documents. This tansu chest is made of solid kiri. Wood peg construction (see last picture).All the hardware is forged copper with an. All drawers and doors move easily without binding. This chest has a century old original warm aged patina and, having been used lovingly, it remains in very fine original antique condition.
And should serve one well for another century of use. It measures 26" wide by 26" high by 12 deep (66 x 66 x 31 cm). A great piece of Japanese history and an interesting and. You'll love it, I guarantee it......... Sailerking and the Shogun's Gallery have been in the Japanese antique business for over 35 years, and highly value our customers.Satisfaction Guarantee: All items are carefully described and photographed. Most items listed are antiques, and as such may have an expected amount of wear from normal use.
We do not sell items with major flaws without mentioning it in the listing. See photos and descriptions for condition.The item "ANTIQUE JAPANESE 7 DRAWER 2-DOOR KIRI WOOD (PAULOWNIA) DOCUMENT TANSU CHEST" is in sale since Tuesday, August 25, 2020. 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.