Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
House-shaped box with copper hinged lids. Open frame design with copper hard mounts, handles, and Keyaki wood construction. The Kandouko compartments hold the copper rectangular brazier and a square copper water container with lid, spout and a handle. Fitted with the essentials of travel for a hot drink and food. The brazier has a vent hole in the Sakura motif. The brazier devise heats the water for warming the sake and it can also be used to grill food; The warmer has a spout to let out the water. The box has a pull-out drawer for storing food.

19th Century Edo Period (1603-1868)

Dimensions: 14.75" x 8.75" x 12" H
item #1373715