Antique Japanese Merchant Chest Choba Tansu Edo Period

Antique Japanese Merchant Chest Choba Tansu Edo Period

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Period

Pre 1900

Region

Japanese

$2,100.00

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This antique Japanese merchant chest (Choba Tansu) is a rare and exquisite piece of Japanese history. It was crafted using Paulownia (Kiri) and Cryptomeria (Sugi) woods. The chest features all original hand-forged iron fittings and hardened wood nail construction. Features 6 drawers and a lift-out door behind which business books and records were stored. The chest is in excellent condition especially considering its very long history.

Age: Edo Period (circa 1800-1850)

Dimensions: 29 1/2″ Wide by 31″ High by 15 1/2″ Deep

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This antique Japanese merchant chest (Choba Tansu) is a rare and exquisite piece of Japanese history. It was crafted using Paulownia (Kiri) and Cryptomeria (Sugi) woods. The chest features all original hand-forged iron fittings and hardened wood nail construction. Features 6 drawers and a lift-out door behind which business books and records were stored. The chest is in excellent condition especially considering its very long history.

Age: Edo Period (circa 1800-1850)

Dimensions: 29 1/2″ Wide by 31″ High by 15 1/2″ Deep

Additional information

Period

Pre 1900

Region

Japanese

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