Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese Cha Tansu (tea chest) made of Sakuranoki (Cherry) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. The body was constructed using Japanese Unique stylized four leaf clover cut-out design window allows natural light to showcase the interior shelf display. Upper four sliding doors opens to a spacious storage area. Below this to the upper left is a lift-out door behind which is more storage. Four multi-level shelves allowed for prominent viewing of seasonal and cultural decorations. Additional doors and drawers helped to store dishes, teacups and teapots for instant entertaining of guests.

Age: Late Meiji Era (1900-1910) Dimensions: 34" Wide by 40" High by 13" Deep.
item #1440105