Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Japanese choba tansu, or merchant's chest. Constructed of Kiri (paulownia) wood with original finish. This small merchant's tansu holds 2 medium drawers with round locks on top, with 4 small drawers below, and the largest drawer along the bottom also with round lock. The center of the chest holds a storage compartment behind two sliding panel doors with metal pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 41" H x 17" x 14 1/2"
item #1374569