Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Japanese 2 section Mizuya (kitchen chest of drawers) made with Hinoki (cypress) wood frame and Sugi (cedar) panels, with natural hardwood burl front drawers panels. The top section is configured with two small and three very small drawers below a large interior compartment. The sliding panels are decorated with carved wood accents and copper pulls with floral medallions. The bottom section holds the largest interior compartment behind sliding panels. The sides of the chest are slatted horizontally for extra reinforcements.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 37" L x 19" D x 67 1/2" H
item #1396482