A rare antique Japanese Sado Island Kasane Tansu made of Kirinoki (Paulownia) and Suginoki (Cryptomeria) woods. Original hand forged iron hardware including the Warabite handles, decorative lock plates and front of drawer corners. The two upper full width drawers have lock plates that each feature the lucky Phoenix bird while the two lower drawers 3/4 width drawers shows an auspicious crane above and a good luck sea turtle below both representing longevity. The corner hardware and the handle backplates all feature pine trees that too symbolizes long life. There are four small drawers along the side with a secret hiding box behind the bottom one. <br.
Age: Late Edo Era (1850-1860)
Dimensions: 48″ Wide by 45″ High by 17 1/2″ Deep