An antique Japanese Choba Tansu (merchant chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. Original hand forged iron hardware with Kaute style handles. 6 drawers of varying sizes with a pair of sliding doors and a security door that hides 2 additional drawers and a secret box where valuables were kept.
This Tansu would make a perfect side chest or nightstand.
Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)
Dimensions: 32″ Wide by 31′” High by 18″ Deep