Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese Kanazawa Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest) made of Keyaki (Zelkova), Hinoki (Cypress) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. In 2 sections with sliding doors and drawers, the bottom doors open to a spacious storage area with a removable shelf. The upper left sliding door pair reveal a permanent split level shelf while the right side doors and the top doors open to more storage space. Original Urushi lacquer and hand forged Hirute handles complete this elegant tansu. It has an unusual shallow depth at 16 5/8".

Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 72 3/4" Wide by 67 1/2" High by 16 5/8" Deep
item #1448846