Japanese two-section kansu mizuya, with its original finish, from the Kyoto region. Features include four small sliding doors, two sliding doors with carved panel and mesh, four small drawers with round kan handles, and two large sliding doors in a shutter style.
Size: 66.5" height, 43.75" width, 16.25" depth
Antique Japanese Karuma Tansu With Image of Daikoku
Beautiful keyaki wood karuma tansu (wheeled tansu) from the Iwayadō region. Features iron hardware including a large lock on the top drawer in the shape of a hawk with engraved feathers, kushi-gata handles (comb shape), lock bar securing two middle drawers, lockbox style hinged door with an iron medal engraved with the Japanese god Daikoku, and many other beautiful features. Included are a set of iron keys. Edo period (1615-1867)
Size: 50.25" height, 59.5" width, 22.75" depth
Antique Japanese 3-Section Gyosho Bako Tansu
Rare and beautiful Japanese gyosho bako (merchant's box carried on back) with three sections. It is made of a kiri (paulownia) wood with original dark finish, the front of the box has ornate bronze hardware in the shape of chrysanthemum petals, locks and extensive back bracing all made out of iron. It features a top drawer with a kakute handle and two hinged doors opening to five smaller drawers with ring shaped pulls. Edo period (1615-1867)
Size: 27.25" height, 11.25" width, 19"... Click for details
Antique Korean Chest With Bat Handles
Korean kitchen chest decorated with beautiful brass hardware. It has two sets of hinged doors with brass handles decorated with flora designs, and four drawers, each with a small bat shaped handle. The Korean word for 'bat' is a homophone for the Chinese word for 'good fortune', so bats are considered a good luck charm.
Size: 50.25" height, 39.25" width, 18.75" depth
Antique Japanese Two Section Cha Tansu
Japanese two section cha (tea) tansu, with two large sliding glass panels, behind which are an interesting shelf for storing tea articles and two small wood sliding panels. Above the glass panels are four sliding wood panels. The lower section has two sliding panels, a compartment with removable panel, and two drawers with warabite handles. Keyaki wood frame with mulberry panels and drawers.
Size: 42.5" height, 26.75" width, 10.75" depth
Antique Chinese Jichimu Table
Beautifully carved Chinese Jichimu table, otherwise known as chicken-wing wood. The legs are carved with an attractive heart-shape design. Very nice woodgrain and shine.
Size: 31" height, 41.5" width, 12.75" depth
Antique Japanese Cha Tansu
Japanese cha dansu (tea tansu) with a maplewood outer body, and beautiful burl wood in the front. The tansu features glass sliding doors, opening into a shelved area for storing tea articles and a small compartment with a removable panel, two drawers with warabite handles, and two sets of sliding wood panels.
Size: 37.75" height, 28.25" width, 11" depth
Antique Japanese Blue and White Porcelain Vase
Beautiful Chinese vase made from porcelain with a blue cobalt underglaze. Chinese guardian lions (foo dogs) decorate the body of the vase, with allover cloud shaped designs. The top of the vase is covered by a nicely carved wooden lid. Mark on bottom reads "Kangxi Nian Zhi".
Size: 10.25" height, 7" width"
Antique Japanese Three Section Tansu
Japanese three-section kiri wood tansu, With four large and two small drawers, each with warabite handles, two sliding panels, and one hinged compartment door with small ring pull. Taisho period (1912-1925)
Size: 57" height, 36" width, 15.25" depth
Japanese Antique Gosho-Ningyo Doll with Hat
Japanese large seated gosho-ningyo doll, a boy child holding a silk scarf in two hands, he is seated with one chubby leg in front and one in back, he wears a little silk bib embroidered with a tortoise in gold thread, he has a hat on his head tied with a cord around his chin, Edo Period.
Total size including hat: 13 1/2" high x 10" wide x 8" deep.