Antique Japanese choba tansu (merchant's chest for storage), made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood with natural wax finish and lovely patina. 7 drawers of differing sizes, one compartment with sliding panels, on the lower right side is a small safe box with hinged door and two small interior drawers. Original iron hardware includes round lock plates and warabite shaped drawer pulls.
Meiji Period (1868 - 1912)
Size: 28 3/4" high x 29 1/4" wide x 14 1/4" deep.