Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Rare Antique Japanese karuma or wheeled tansu chest of drawers, constructed with solid quartered sawn Keyaki (zelkova) hardwood in original red lacquer finish, with decorative heavy iron plates and mounts. The upper section of the piece appears to hold two long drawers behind a locking bar, but is really four drawers. The lower section has two long drawers behind another locking bar, each bar with decorative plating. The safe box door opens to four small interior drawers with bold Keyaki grain, round iron pulls, and a small fanshaped lock plate.

Late Edo Period (1603 - 1868)

Dimensions: 49"L x 26 1/2" D x 46 1/2" H
Price On Request
item #1401140