Small Late 19th Century Japanese Tabletop Tonsu For Sale
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Small Late 19th Century Japanese Tabletop Tonsu


This small cabinet is made with a great deal of attention to it's visual appeal and the placement of the woods selected. Crafted in 1890-1900 a time of great social and political change in Japan this cabinets speaks volumes about the cultures goals and aspirations to keep faith with traditional values. Indigenous woods and esthetic craftsmanship following simple honest principles have made this a very timeless piece showing respect for nature and labor without excessive or applied exaggeration. The piece is dominated by the two cabinet doors that slide to the left of the form and then complimented by three small drawers on the right. All hardware is cast brass and simple, spare and elegant.


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  • Condition Details
    The cabinet shows signs of constant but loving use and retains a rich mellow old finish.
  • Dimensions
    H 13.5 in. x W 28 in. x D 13 in.H 34.29 cm x W 71.12 cm x D 33.02 cm
  • Seller Location
    Hudson, NY
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