Known as a kiri-kodansu (small personal tansu chest), this tansu chest was made of paulownia kiri wood face with cryptomeria case and interiors and used over 130 years ago in the mid Meiji Era c. There are five drawers with locks but no keys. All locks have been made neutral to negate the use of key or inadvertent locking. This tansu chest is made of solid sugi.
(cryptomeria) wood with kiri face and has pegged-tenon open-mortise corner box joint. All the hardware is hand forged iron.
This chest has all its 130 year old. This tansu chest has a total of six drawers of various sizes. All drawers move easily without binding.This chest has a century plus old original warm aged patina and, having been used lovingly over the centuries, it remains in fine original antique condition. And should serve one well for another century of use. It measures 21 1/2" wide by 22 1/2" high by 13 deep (54 x 57 x 33 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 6 DRAWER KIRI WOOD (PAULOWNIA) KO-DANSU PERSONAL TANSU CHEST" is in sale since Saturday, September 5, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Chests". The seller is "sailerking" and is located in Portland, Oregon. This item can be shipped worldwide.