An antique Gyosho Tansu (peddler’s chest) made of Kiri (Paulownia) wood. All original hand forged iron hardware. Top of chest has a recessed table top where the peddler displayed and demonstrated his wares for sale. Upper hinged door houses 5 drawers where wares were stored and record keeping supplies were kept. Bottom hinged door covers 3 drawers for additional wares.
Age: Edo Period (1800-1850)
Dimensions: 10 1/4″ Wide by 26″ High by 19 1/4″ Deep