An antique Japanese Gyosho Tansu (peddler’s chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware. Two hinged doors each hiding five drawers storing inventory for the peddler. Bottom rings used to rope the tansu for carrying it about. Constructed using straight dovetail joinery and hardened wooden nails.
Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)
Dimensions: 13 1/4″ Wide by 40 1/2″ High by 23 3/4″ Deep