Antique Japanese Low Tansu Lacquer Two Drawer Keyaki Meiji Era #1445285Add to Wishlist
An antique Japanese low Tansu with two full width Kimono storage drawers made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. Original Urushi lacquer finish and hand forged iron hardware with Warabite handles. Unique scalloped lock plates decorate the drawer fronts. Straight dovetail Japanese joinery with hardened wooden nail construction. Side swivel carrying handles allow a long pole through them for ease of carrying the tansu between locations.
Contemporary placement include under a window sill or behind a sofa for an elegant design and functional storage. Optional iron or wood stand would allow for additional height if desired.
Age: Meiji Era (1880-1890)
Dimensions: 45 3/4" Wide by 15 3/4" High by 16" Deep