Dating to the early 1800's, this is a very special antique Japanese three drawer fune-danus. (cryptomeria) was the wood of choice a chest like this one as it was one of the strongest woods in relations to its light weight.
This chest still has its original deep 200 year old patina. All iron is hand forged with a protective coat of burnt lacquer. This chest shows a high degree of Japanese craftsmanship in the joinery, being made with. Hardened hinoki peg wood lap joint construction (see picture 10).T he method of construction as well as all the forged iron work o. N this chest dates it to the late 1800's. With exception of minor signs of past use and a nice warm aged 200 year old patina, t. One small strip of the bottom has been replaced (see picture 7). The locks have frozen in time and so keys are unnecessary. All drawers open and close with ease. Ansu chest measures 18" wide by 10" deep by 9 high (46 x 25 x 23 cm). A very warm accent for your home or office. Great to hold stationery, pens, as well as, remote controls for the TV and stereo. Please enjoy the enlarged pictures to get a full appreciation of the fine sugi. Wood and its old original patina. You'll love it, I guarantee it......... 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. 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 EDO ERA (c. 1820) FUNEDANSU 3 DRAWER DOCUMENT TANSU CHEST" is in sale since Wednesday, May 20, 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.