Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese small tansu chest called Kotansu made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Hikute handles. 5 drawers of varying sizes and a hinged door that hides 2 additional drawers where valuables were kept hidden for security. Constructed using Japanese joinery and hardened wooden nails. It makes a perfect night stand or side table in today's contemporary home.

Age: Meiji period (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 22 34" Wide by 23" High by 11 3/4" Deep
item #1456133