An antique Japanese merchant money storage box made entirely of Suginoki (Cryptomeria) wood. Single drawer with hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite handle. Used by a merchant to keep coins, IOU’s, and yen currency for daily business use. Original iron corner reinforcements adds strength and durability to this box.
Age: Meiji Period (1880-1890)
Dimensions: 13 1/2″ Wide by 7 3/8″ High by 15 1/2″ Deep