Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Tibetan traveling trunk made of hand hewn Pine wood. Leather was stretched over the wood and hand painted in polychrome lacquer. There are arrow shaped hard mounts, butterfly appliqué mounts on the corners and Dorje accents. The central panel features an offering tray of Hoju (sacred jewels). Stylized Peonies decorate the trunk and the main colors used were analogous primary hues. The cover of the top features a green water dragon.

Age: 19th Century

Dimensions: 29" Wide by 16 1/2" High 12 1/2" Deep.
item #1440309