An antique Japanese Kasane Tansu (stacking chest on chest) made of Kuri (Chestnut) and Sugi (Cryptomeria) woods. All original hand forged iron hardware and Urushi lacquer finish. Upper section has 2 large drawers, a small drawer and a hinged door that hides 2 smaller drawers. The bottom section has 2 full width drawers for spacious storage. Each section has side handles for carrying from place to place. The lock plates feature the family crest of the original owner which depicts 8 circles encircling a center circle. Constructed using Japanese joinery techniques.
Age: Meiji Era (1880-1890)
Dimensions: 46″ Wide by 44″ High by 17 3/8″ Deep