Rare Japanese antique fune-dansu (merchant's ship safe), made of quartered sawn keyaki (elm) wood with burl on front exterior. Top portion has one large exterior drawer, bottom portion appears to have two hinged opening door but in fact only the right side opens on it's hinge. The panel on the left side has a false hinge and actually slides to the right to reveal two small interior drawers. The hinged door on the right side opens to reveal three small interior drawers and must be open... Click for details
Japanese Rare Small Keyaki Karuma Tansu
Rare Japanese small karuma tansu (wheeled storage chest), made all of keyaki (elm) wood with beautiful grain, double sliding panels on top and bottom, unusual iron locking mechanism with key, keyaki side bracing, Edo Period.
Size: 35 1/4" high x 35" wide x 17" deep.
Japanese Rare Ishikawa Fune Tansu
Japanese A very rare and wonderful Japanese funa-dansu (sea chest for ship), made of keyaki with extensive iron work, 4 keys, kiri interior drawers, from the Noto Peninsula, Ishikawa Prefecture. Era: Edo Period. Drop-fit door covers interior drawers 3 of which are covered by additional drop-fit and sliding panels, the top portion has sliding panels that cover small drawers and a pull out calligraphy box, a hidden kiri box has an inscription that dates the chest to early Meiji Period and... Click for details
Japanese Keyaki Choba Tansu (Merchant's Chest)
Beautiful Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest), keyaki (elm) wood frame and front with nice hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood side bracing, nice keyaki wood grain, two compartments with sliding panels, 5 drawers, a safe box with 3 small interior drawers, iron hardware with hirute shaped drawer pulls, sliders pulls are made of bronze, Meiji Period (1868-1912)
Size: 30" high x 25 3/4" wide x 13" deep.
Japanese Tall Export Dressing Table with Tall Mirror
Japanese antique carved dressing table with tall mirror, ornately carved all over with flowers and long leaves, four curved legs, dark reddish brown finish, made for export, Taisho Period (circa 1920).
Provenance: property of Fox and MGM Studios around 1935.
Size: 101 1/2" high x 52" wide x 19" deep.
3 3/4 inch Japanese Metal Hardware Warabite Handle
#w-3 Japanese tansu hardware handle, made of iron with black coating, warabite style, comes with back plate, handle, and two pins.
back plate: 3 3/4" wide, -
handle: 2 7/8" wide ,
total height: 1 3/4" high,
width between pins: 2" wide
5 1/4 inch Japanese Tansu Metal Hardware Handle
#w-1 Japanese tansu hardware handle, made of iron with black coating, warabite style, comes with back plate, handle, and two pins.
back plate: 5 1/4" wide
handle" 4 1/4" wide
total height: 2 1/2" high
width between pins: 3 1/4" wide
Chinese Porcelain Bowl with Pair of Figures
Chinese porcelain bowl with scene of a peasant and an old fisherman seated under a tree, wonderful details, over key fret motif along edge, Ju Ren Tang mark on bottom, Republic Period.
Size: 9 1/4" wide (diameter) x 1 3/4" high
Japanese 66 Foot Long Banner
Japanese extremely long banner, 66 feet long by 27 inches wide, red and white resist dyed cotton with black ink calligraphy, original red and white striped rope, Showa Period.
Antique Korean Stacking Clothing Chest
Beautiful Korean stacked clothing cabinet "Yi Chung Nong" in 2-sections with elm wood and inlaid hardwood design, and brass hardware, top section has a row of 3 small drawers on the top, with 2 sets of opening doors. Chosun Period (circa 1900).
Size: 57 1/4" high x 38 1/4"" wide x 16" deep.
top section: 25" high
bottom section: 32 1/4" high