Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
An antique Japanese Kasane Tansu (stacking chest on chest) made entirely of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite style handles and the full moon lock plates. Handle back plates feature a stylized Shimizu clan family crest. 4 drawers for spacious kimono storage and a hinged door behind which are 2 small drawers where valuable fashion accessories were stored. Constructed using Japanese joinery and hardened wooden nails.

Age: Meiji Era (1880-1890)

Dimensions: 36 1/2" Wide by 39 1/2" High by 15 3/4" Deep
item #1459046