Original Antique Japanese Isho tansu with locking bar over three drawers. One large bottom drawer with chrysanthemum Iron lock. Locking safe compartment with two small interior drawers and one secret compartment hidden away! Original opaque black lacquer finish on front, sides and top are a deep red translucent lacquer finish, iron hardware with scrolling design and mon on locking bar. From the Sakata area in Japan (known for its Lacquer work). Early Meiji Period (Circa 1870’s). Wonderful original condition with stunning contrast in lacquer.
Size: 36″ high x 35″ wide x 17 1/2″ deep.