Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese Sendai Ko Bo Tansu (personal chest with locking bar) made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original Urushi lacquer finish and hand made iron hardware with Warabite handles. The bottom main drawer has a lock plate that features the lucky Sho Chiku Bai motif with a crane and a turtle added for additional good luck and longevity. The hinged door has two small drawers hidden behind. Also, there is natural built-up patina surrounding the metal-work.

This chest would make a wonderful bedside nightstand or an elegant side table.

Age: Meiji Period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 23 1/4"Wide x 22 5/8" High x 11 3/4" Deep
item #1424744