A set of two Japanese antique tansu comprised of two sections, with attractive burl wood sliding panels, kiri wood fronts with iron mokko ("melon") handles and round lockplates. One of the tansu has a bottom lockbox with two drawers concealed inside, from the Kansai area of Japan. Meiji period (1868-1912)
Size of Each: 63" height, 35.5" width, 16" depth
Antique Japanese Keyaki Zeni Bako
Antique Japanese zeni bako, or money box, made from keyaki (zelkova) wood with a very defined, textural woodgrain. It has a slot in its top for deposting money and a single front drawer with decorative lockplate. From the Fukushima region.
Size: 6" height, 7.25" width, 12.5" length
Unusual Antique Japanese Double Door Keyaki Tansu
Unique and rare Antique Japanese Tansu opens up from middle by two doors, revealing three shelves and two large drawers at bottom. Beautiful iron hardware and lock. Made of 100% solid Keyaki wood, has a rich wood grain and patina. Original finish in wonderful condition.
Edo Period (1603-1868)
Dimensions: 30.5" Tall, 21.25" Wide, 16" Deep
Antique Indonesian Burl Wood
Antique Indonesian heavy piece of burl wood, with a large hole in its middle that may have been used as a mortar and pestle. The hole appears to have been worn through to the bottom over time.
Size: 15" height, 24" width
Japanese School Desk with Inkwell
Charming Japanese school desk in a long bench style, with coat hangers on each side. The top of the desk has an inkwell and a dip for storing pens. The desk's surface has multiple carvings done by school children, such as an arrow through a heart containing a short love sentiment in kanji. Early Showa period (1926-1989)
Size: 31" height, 43.25" length, 25" depth
Japanese Keyaki Wood Burl Tansu with Sliders
Antique Japanese tansu, made with beautiful all keyaki (elm) wood on the front including sliding panels and drawers of dramatic burl, iron hardware including round lock plates on drawers and warabite shaped drawer pulls, the top portion of the chest has a compartment covered by sliding panels, the lower portion of the chest has three drawers, Meiji Period.
Size: 33 3/4" high x 34 1/2" wide x 19" deep.
Antique Chinese Hardwood Natural Stand/Stool
Antique Chinese hardwood heavy stand or stool. Solid wood with beautiful natural finish that allows the grain to show through. Unusual design, very sturdy.
Dimensions: 13 1/2" High X 20 1/4" Wide
Antique Korean Elmwood Bandaji Chest
Beautiful, smaller sized Antique Bandaji Korean Chest. Chest has one door that drops down to reveal open space to store clothing and/or blankets. Traditional Korean brass fixtures, hardware, and locks. Beautiful Elmwood Color and grain, solid and in good condition.
19th Century /early 20th century
Dimensions: 22.5" Tall, 31" Long, 41" Deep
Antique Pair of Burmese Buddhist Statues
Antique Burmese pair of wooden Buddhist figures kneeling in prayer/meditation. Red and gilt lacquer has been applied to both and each has inlaid mirrors along the edges of their robes. The smaller figure has glass inlaid eyes.
Size: (smaller) 10" height (larger) 10.5" height
Antique Chinese Burl Stand
Antique Chinese burl stand, with a large solid area on one of its sides, with short nubs branching out like fingers. Its opposite side has twisting, gnarled areas and deep knotholes.
Size: 6.5" height, 19.5" length