Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Japanese isho tansu (chest on chest for clothing), made all of kiri (paulownia) wood. The top section has two large drawers while the bottom section has two large drawers with two small drawers in the lower right hand corner. The drawers, which are made entirely of kiri wood, have two hand holds cut into the interior sides for carrying. Hardware is made of blackened iron with round lock plates, corner and side bracing. The sides are outfitted with latching handles to secure the top and bottom sections together.

Taisho Period (early 20th century)

Dimensions: 44" high x 38" wide x 16 1/2" deep
item #1404264