An antique Japanese Gifu Mizuya Tansu (kitchen chest from the Gifu region of Japan) made of Hinoki (Cypress), Burled Keyaki (Zelkova), Kaki (Persimmon) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hardware including the full moon designed drawer pulls and sliding door handles. Mortise and tenon joinery with horizontal side supports and sliding doors with Persimmon runners for strength and aesthetic beauty.
Upper display open shelf unit used to showcase seasonal decor if guests were present or storage of kitchen items that needed easy access.
Age: Meiji Era (1880-1890)
Dimensions: 36 1/2″ Wide by 66 1/2″ High by 15 3/4″ Deep