This is an antique 2 drawer. (chest) scroll box made of Japanese.
(paulownia) wood in the mid Edo era c. It was specially constructed to store four scroll and has its original. Stain with a hand rubbed kijiro lacquer finish. There is a hand written signature on the bottom of one of the drawers, Kurosa (see picture 6).It is well made with all wooden peg construction (see the last picture). The front has a sliding door cover (see pictures 1 & 7). Each drawer is divided in half and would have once held two scrolls per drawer. Having been in storage in a family warehouse for nearly 3 centuries, along with a warm aged patina. It remains in very fine condition. It measures 20 1/2" long by 6" wide. By 6 3/4 tall (52 x 15 x 17 cm). The drawer measures 19" long by 5" wide by 2 3/4 tall (48.5 x 12.5 x 7 cm). You'll love it, I guarantee it... And the Shogun's Gallery 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 "JAPANESE ANTIQUE EDO ERA c1750 SIGNED 2 DRAWER KIRI WOOD SCROLL BOX TANSU CHEST" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2019. 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.