Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
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" depth Size:
item #1251237