An antique Japanese Chobako (merchant box) made of Hinoki (Cypress) and Kiri (Paulownia) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware. Upper carrying handle and hinged door that hides 4 drawers of varying sizes used by a merchant to store writing paper, receipts, money and calligraphy brushes.
Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)
Dimensions: 10" Wide by 12 1/4" High by 14 3/4" Deep