Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Antique Japanese single section mizuya (kichten chest). Made of hinoki (Japanese cypress) wood frame with Sugi (cedar) sides. The upper section have two pairs of sliding panels. The top panels are all wood while the lower panels have inset frosted glass. The bottom section of the chest has two large sliding panels with decorative cut outs . There are fourteen drawers of varying size surrounding the larger compartment of the bottom piece, opened by iron pulls.

Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 59 l x 17 d x 59 3/4 h
item #1400547