19th Century Japanese Wheeled Merchant Tansu Chest For Sale
Want more images?
Request additional images from the seller
1 of 10 images

19th Century Japanese Wheeled Merchant Tansu Chest

About

This impressive Edo period tansu was made in the early to mid-19th century. It is a difficult to find Classic merchant's chest with the door slats in the "stone - tatami" pattern reserved for influential or privileged merchants. The hand-wrought hardware is all intact and original and is both decorative and is designed to protect the principal mortise and tenon joints. It locks with its original key.

Details

  • Production time
    Available Now
  • Place of origin
  • Date of manufacture
    Mid-19th Century
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions

    H 19 in. x W 36 in. x D 19 in.

    H 48.26 cm x W 91.44 cm x D 48.26 cm

  • Seller location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Reference number
    LU81281056626

Shipping, Returns & Payment

  • Online Payment Methods
    1stdibs accepts the following payment methods
  • Item Invoice
    Generate an invoice that you can customize and print.

About the Seller

Top Seller
Vetted
1stdibs seller since 2005
Typical response time: 1 hr
Located in San Francisco, CA
You may also contact the seller by phoneCall seller through 1stdibs
More From This Seller
19th Century Chinese Cabinet Chest
Chinese Cabinets
Brass, Elm, Rosewood
An usual elmwood and rosewood Chinese cabinet. Having an inset rosewood panel on the top, doors and drawers of rosewood, and the body of the chest is Chinese elmwood. Original brass ...
Cypress Wood Futon Tansu Cabinet, Japan Meiji P...
Japanese Furniture
Cypress
A two section cypress wood futon tansu with original steel hardware in remarkable restored condition. The interior depth of this cabinet measures 23 inches. Japan, Meiji period, late...
Japanese Tansu Chest
Japanese Furniture
Iron, Wood
An unusual small size multi drawer tansu or chest with original iron hardware, Japan, late 19th-early 20th century.
19th Century Japanese Kakesuzuri Funa Dansu Sea...
Japanese More Asian Art, Objects and Furniture
Iron, Wood
Small shipboard chest with iron decoration and fitted interior. Elaborate iron detail on the door, opening to a single long drawer over two short drawers above a single long drawer, ...
You May Also Like

Turquoise Chest

$2,050 Sale Price
32% Off
Turquoise Chest
Elegant two-door turquoise lacquer sideboard with exposed wood edges. Place behind a sofa with accessories on top.
Japanese Tansu Cedar Elm Chest Sendai Style 19t...
This Japanese Tansu is one-section and is made of Cedar (Sugi) and Elm (Keyaki). It is in the Sendai style and made in the 19th Century, circa 1870-1900. The value of a tansu is no...

Yellow Two-Drawer Chest

$1,395 Sale Price / item
20% Off
Yellow Two-Drawer Chest
Chinese Furniture
Contemporary yellow side chest with two drawers will introduce a pop of color into your bedroom.
Large 19th Century Japanese Tansu Storage Chest...
Japanese Cabinets
Wood
19th century Japanese tansu chest used for storing bedding. Cabinet has three drawers and a pair of sliding doors with decorative cutouts. Interior shelves. All original. Bamboo nail...

Two-Door Green Chest

$1,995 Sale Price
24% Off
Two-Door Green Chest
Chinese Furniture
Contemporary green side chest with two doors and two drawers.  
19th Century Japanese Large Kitchen Tansu
Japanese Furniture
Wood
A beautiful 19th century wooden Mizuya Tansu chest, in two parts (upper and lower). With large sliding doors above and below, and four drawers in the middle. A very useful and ...
Butterfly sculpture Cabinet, Two Opening Doors,...
Sabrina Landini
Italian Furniture
Butterfly hanged cabinet (pair of two cabinet) entirely coated silvered glass by Sabrina Landini, the cabinet can be realized standing with a open base coated rose silvered glass or ...
Pair of Mid-19th Century Japanese Tansu
Japanese Furniture
Iron, Cedar
Traditionally designed to be portable and functional, Japanese tansu chests were versatile storage cabinets. This pair was originally used to store kimonos. Made during Japan’s Mejii...

Why Shop on 1stdibs?

Learn More

Only Vetted, Professional Sellers

Buyer Protection Guaranteed

Fully Insured Global Deliveries