An antique Japanese Isho (clothes) Tansu made of Keyaki (Zelkova) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware including the Hike handles. The lock plates feature a Plum Blossom knob and a full moon back stop. Features 5 large drawers and a hinged door that hides 3 small drawers. Side swivel handles allows for a wood pole to pass through allowing two persons to carry the tansu from location to location. Two small carrying handles on each side allows for placement of the tansu in a room. Through mortise and tenon Japanese joinery was used in its construction, k.
Age: Meiji Period (1680-1890)
Dimensions: 43″ Wide by 42″ High by 17 7/8″ Deep