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.