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Old Japanese Desk Edo-Meiji Period '1800s' Chestnut Antique Table/Low Table

$1,500

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We Japanese introduce unique items with unique aesthetics, purchasing routes, and ways that no one can imitate. A desk made in Japan from the latter half of the Edo period to the Meiji period. In old Japan, people used to sit on the floor to eat and study. This is a desk mainly for studying and office work. In the Edo period, there was a facility to teach study. The name of the facility is called "Terakoya". Here the children were learning to read and write. Such a desk was also used there. It is also used in stores. And this is a desk made of chestnut wood. Generally, cedar and zelkova are used, but chestnut wood is used for this. It's very rare. And the grain of chestnut wood is beautiful. It's cracked, but I think it was cracked by drying in the past. The design is thin and beautiful. There are few such beautiful desks in Japan. The condition is relatively good. An item that you can show off to your friends. I would recommend this with confidence.

Details

  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.24 in. (26 cm)Width: 35.83 in. (91 cm)Depth: 11.07 in. (28.1 cm)
  • Style
    Edo (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
    WoodworkChestnut
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1800s
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Sammushi, JP
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU5487222572802

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: senzoku, Japan
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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