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Japanese Sendai Chest

Offered By Honeychurch Antiques

An exceptional Japanese two sectional clothing chest (isho kasane dansu) from the Sendai region, north of Tokyo. The tansu with keyaki (zelkova) wood drawer and door fronts with rich translucent red lacquer finish and sugi (cryptomeria) wood case. The doors and drawers with particularly spectacular embossed and repousse iron hardware in the form of shishi (lion dogs) and peony (botan) flower arabesque. With warabite (bracken) type drawer pulls further decorated with a stamped design. The small hinged door in the lower right hand corner (kobirakido) with small drawers behind for the storage of personal valuables.

Japanese Sendai Chest

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PLACE OF ORIGIN: Japan
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: Meiji Period (1868-1912).
PERIOD: 19th Century
MATERIALS NOTES: Lacquered keyaki (zelkova) wood with embossed and wrought iron hardware.
CONDITION: Good. Good condition overall with some wear consistent with age. .
HEIGHT: 37.75 in. (96 cm)
WIDTH: 47 in. (119 cm)
DEPTH: 17.5 in. (44 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Seattle, WA
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 1
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1104088657256
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Honeychurch Antiques
964 Denny Way Seattle, WA 98109 United States 206-622-1225
Dealer Reference Number: CV96004
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