An antique Japanese Kotansu (personal storage chest) made entirely of Kirinoki (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware with a Paulownia family crest front lock plate. Two hinged doors open to an array of 8 small drawers each used organize the previous owner’s collection of smalls. The iron stand (a recent addition) was used to raise this chest off of the floor to make it into the perfect side table.
Age: Edo Era (circa 1750-1800)
Dimensions with stand: 25 1/2″ Wide by 29 1/2″ High by 15 1/2″ Deep